Live and Sleazy

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Live and Sleazy
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Live album / Studio Album by Village People
Released September 1979
Genre Disco
Length 70:14
Label Casablanca
Producer Jacques Morali
Village People chronology
Go West
(1979)
Live and Sleazy
(1979)
Can't Stop the Music
(1980)
Singles from Live and Sleazy
  1. "Ready for the 80's"
    Released: October 1979
  2. "Sleazy"
    Released: 1979
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Live and Sleazy is the fifth album by the Village People and features a mixture of live and studio recordings. It was released as a double LP. The album featured numerous lead singers: the original cop Victor Willis (tracks 1–6), the current cop Ray Simpson (tracks 8, 9, and 11), the construction worker David Hodo (track 7), and the G.I. Alex Briley (track 10). Horace Ott was credited as the arranger and conductor of the string and horn sections.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Jacques Morali

Live[edit]

No. Title Songwriter[1] Length
1. "Fire Island" J. Morali, H. Belolo, B. Whitehead, P. Hurtt  
2. "Hot Cop" J. Morali, H. Belolo, V. Willis  
3. "Medley: "San Francisco (You've got Me) / In Hollywood (Everybody is a Star)" J. Morali, H. Belolo, B. Whitehead, P. Hurtt  
4. "Macho Man" J. Morali, H. Belolo, V. Willis, B. Whitehead  
5. "In the Navy" J. Morali, H. Belolo, V. Willis  
6. "Y.M.C.A." J. Morali, H. Belolo, V. Willis  

Sleazy[edit]

All songs written by J. Morali, H. Belolo, B. Whitehead, P. Hurtt

No. Title Length
1. "Sleazy"  
2. "Rock and Roll Is Back Again"  
3. "Ready for the 80's"  
4. "Save Me (Ballad)"  
5. "Save Me (Uptempo Version)"  

Note: The Rebound Records CD release placed the studio tracks before the live tracks.

Personnel [2][edit]

Village People[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Jacques Morali – producer
  • Henri Belolo – executive producer
  • Horace Ott – string and horn arrangements, conductor
  • Michael Hutchinson – mixing on "Sleazy" side
  • Joe Barbaria – engineer
  • Michael Hutchinson – engineer
  • Steve Mitchell – engineer
  • Carla Bandini – assistant engineer
  • Chris Fergesen – assistant engineer
  • Derek Du Nann – assistant engineer
  • Doug Grinbergs – assistant engineer
  • Jon Smith – assistant engineer
  • Matthew Weiner – assistant engineer
  • Stephen Lumel – art direction
  • Lynn Goldsmith – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs info 2. Retrieved September 18, 2015
  2. ^ Discogs. Retrieved September 18, 2015