Gamma 1

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Gamma 1
Gamma 1.jpg
Studio album by Gamma
Released July 1979
Genre Hard rock
Length 37:10
Label Elektra
Producer Ken Scott
Gamma chronology
Gamma 1
(1979)
Gamma 2
(1980)
Ronnie Montrose chronology
Open Fire
(1978)
Gamma 1
(1978)
Gamma 2
(1980)

Gamma 1, released in 1979, is Gamma's debut album. It reached #131 on the Billboard Album charts, totalling seventeen weeks on the survey. "I'm Alive" reached #60 on the Billboard singles charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Thunder and Lightning" (Ronnie Montrose, Davey Pattison) - 4:37
  2. "I'm Alive" (Clint Ballard, Jr.) - 3:18
  3. "Razor King" (Montrose, Pattison) - 5:53
  4. "No Tears" (Pattison) - 4:53
  5. "Solar Heat" (Montrose) - 3:09
  6. "Ready for Action" (Montrose) - 3:39
  7. "Wish I Was" (Mickey Newbury) - 5:16
  8. "Fight to the Finish" (Jim Alcivar, Montrose) - 6:25

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced and engineered by Ken Scott
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Brian Leshon, Phil Jost[1]
  • Recorded At – Chateau Recorders
  • Mastered At – A&M Studios
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Notes[edit]

"I'm Alive" is a cover of The Hollies song from 1965.

References[edit]