America's Greatest Hero

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America's Greatest Hero
America's Greatest Hero.jpg
Studio album by Joey Scarbury
Released 1981
Recorded Smoketree Ranch,
Chatsworth, California
Western I
Genre Rock
Length 34:42
Label Elektra (1981)
Collectables Records (2005)
Producer Mike Post
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

America's Greatest Hero is the first and only album by Joey Scarbury, released by Elektra Records in 1981 on vinyl LP and Cassette; and was reissued on CD by Collectables Records in 2005.

This album features the hit theme from the TV series The Greatest American Hero, and other songs showcasing his talents.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Theme from The Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)" (Mike Post, Stephen Geyer) - 3:13
  2. "Love Me Like the Last Time" (Dan Seals, Rafe VanHoy) - 3:31
  3. "Stolen Night" (Randy Handley) - 4:18
  4. "There Is a River" (Stephen Geyer) - 3:31
  5. "Everything But Love" (Stephen Geyer, Joey Scarbury) - 3:24
  6. "Take This Heart of Mine" (Bruce Hornsby) - 2:59
  7. "When She Dances" (Brian Blugerman) - 3:22
  8. "That Little Bit of Us" (Stephen Geyer) - 3:41
  9. "Some of My Old Friends" (Stephen Geyer) - 3:01
  10. "Down the Backstairs (Of My Life)" - (William Smith, Eric Mercury) 3:26

Personnel[edit]

  • Drums - Mike Baird
  • Bass - Neil Stubenhaus, Leland Sklar
  • Guitars - John Goux, Larry Carlton, Stephen Geyer
  • Keyboards - Larry Muhoberac
  • Synthesizers - Ian Underwood, Todd Cochran, Larry Muhoberac
  • Percussion - Jeff Gerson
  • Background Vocals - Linda Dillard, Herb Pederson, Laura Mumford, Joey Scarbury
  • Concert Master - Sid Sharp

Production[edit]

  • Producer - Mike Post
  • Arranger - Mike Post, Stephen Geyer
  • Recording/Mixing - Doug Parry at Smoketree Ranch, Chatsworth, CA
  • Second Engineer - Rick Romano
  • Strings Recording - Paul Dobbe at Western I
  • Photography - Jim Shea
  • Original Art Direction - Ron Coro

Trivia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas Erlewine, Stephen. "America's Greatest Hero". AllMusic.