• West Coast Music

    As the name indicates West Coast Music has its origin on the American West Coast. The music emphasizes melody, harmonies and arrangements, and the vocal and instrumental performances are always with great skill and of high quality. The music is often performed by pop/rock artists from the American West Coast, but is in no way limited to any geografical area.

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Robert Byrne, excellent songwriter …

Robert Byrne established his songwriter status by 1977 American Song Festival Grand-Prix with “Bound To Know The Blues” and 1978 winning tune of the same festival “I’ll Love Your Leavin’ Away”. Thus, Robert Byrne got a chance to release his own solo album “Blame It On The Night” in 1979 under Mercury USA.

However, only several months later this album was deleted from Mercury Catalogue, which made a little bit difficult to get this album in spite of popularity among AOR/Westcoast music freaks in Japan.

Almost one year later, the album were released in Japan, this time with a revised artworks, which often were done in those days as part of a Japanese marketing strategy.

After the solo works Robert Byrne producing artists like Pointer Sisters, Patti Austin and others and his songwriting works for Pop Country singers such as Ronnie Milsap.

Discography

Blame It On The Night

Universal Music 2010

Tracks: Baby Fat, Blame It On The Night, That Didn’t Hurt Too Bad, Pretend He’s Me, All For Love, No Love In The Morning, Tell Me It’s Over One More Time, Southern Gun, You And Me & She Put The Sad In All His Songs + 2 add. tracks.

Musicians on the Blame It On The Night album: Robert Byrne, Clayton Ivey, Roger Clark, Bob Wray, Mac McAnally, LarryByrom, Bill Hines, Dennis Clifton, Tippy Armstrong, Tom Roady, Jim Horn, Lenny LeBlanc, Eddie Struzick, Marie Tomlinson & The Shelly Kurland Strings.

Blame It On The Night

Phonogram Inc. 1979

Tracks: Baby Fat, Blame It On The Night, That Didn’t Hurt Too Bad, Pretend He’s Me, All For Love, No Love In The Morning, Tell Me It’s Over One More Time, Southern Gun, You And Me & She Put The Sad In All His Songs.

Musicians on the Blame It On The Night album: Robert Byrne, Clayton Ivey, Roger Clark, Bob Wray, Mac McAnally, LarryByrom, Bill Hines, Dennis Clifton, Tippy Armstrong, Tom Roady, Jim Horn, Lenny LeBlanc, Eddie Struzick, Marie Tomlinson & The Shelly Kurland Strings.

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