Gloria Gaynor's Park Avenue Sound

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Gloria Gaynor's Park Avenue Sound
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Studio album by Gloria Gaynor
Released March 13, 1978
Recorded 1978
Genre Disco, dance
Length 33:15
Label Polydor
Producer Tan, Joel Diamond
Gloria Gaynor chronology
Glorious
(1977)Glorious1977
Gloria Gaynor's Park Avenue Sound
(1978)
Love Tracks
(1978)Love Tracks1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
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AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Gloria Gaynor's Park Avenue Sound is the fifth album by Gloria Gaynor.[2] It was released in 1978 on Polydor Records.

History[edit]

Gloria Gaynor's Park Avenue Sound includes the moderate hit singles, "You're All I Need To Get By" and "This Love Affair"; The latter lists Gloria Gaynor as co-writer. "For the First Time in My Life" has appeared on several compilations of Gloria Gaynor's recordings, including an album in the Universal Masters Collection series of albums, which were a series of budget-priced albums consisting of artists that have been signed on labels owned by Universal Music Group.

The album was remastered and reissued with bonus tracks in 2013 by Big Break Records.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Norman Harris, Ron Tyson and Allan Felder, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."This Love Affair"Gloria Gaynor, Connell Johnson, Jr., Al Stewart4:15
2."Part Time Love (Is a Full Time Job)" 4:19
3."Everytime You Make Love to Me" 4:06
4."For the First Time in My Life" 3:49
5."You're All I Need to Get By"Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson5:11
6."After the Lovin'" / "Sweet Sounds for My Baby" (Medley)Alan Bernstein, Ritchie Adams / Gloria Gaynor, Linwood Simon6:12
7."Kidnapped" 5:16

Personnel[edit]

  • Gloria Gaynor – vocals
  • Norman Harris, Bobby Eli – guitar
  • Keith E. Benson – drums
  • Larry Washington, James Walker – congas
  • James L. Williams – bass guitar
  • Bruce Gray – piano
  • Ron Kersey – keyboards
  • Richard Genovese, Tyrone G. Kersey, Richard Amorose, Frederick Joiner, Roger H. Delillo, Rudolph J. Malizia, Christine Reeves, Charles A. Apollonia, Anthony Sinagoga, Emma Kummrow, Americus Wm. Mungiole, Davis A. Barnett, Clarence H. Watson, John Wilson, John R. Faith – strings, horns
  • Barbara Ingram, Carla Benson, Yvette Benton – background vocals

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