voudouris

West coast rock from late 70´s and early 80´s…

Roger Voudouris, born in Sacramento, California, USA on December 29, 1954. In the beginning of his career he released his material together with David Kahne under the name: “Voudouris / Kahne”, and in 1975 their first album “There’s A Secret Goin’ On” was released and followed by the album “Street Player” in 1976.

In 1978, Roger Voudouris started as a solo artist under Warner Bros label and released the album “Roger Voudouris”. In 1979 Roger Voudouris his second solo album “Radio Dream” were released, and from this album the song “Get Used To It” gave him his first Billboard Top 30 hits. With these two album Roger Voudouris got established as a westcoast american rock musician and followed to release album in this musicstyle backed up by great sessionmusicians such as: Jay Graydon, Michael Omartian, Jeff Porcaro, Neil Stubenhaus, Tom Scott, Jerry Hay, Jim Horn, Richard Page, Steve George and others.

Two albums followed: “A Guy Like Me” (1980) and “On The Heels Of Love” (1981) and Roger Voudouris got established as an artist in Japan also. Most of his albums has been re-released in the 90´s on Japanese labels.

Roger Voudouris passed away on August 3rd, 2003. R.I.P.

Discography

On The Heels Of Love

Boardwalk Records 1981

Tracks: Heels Of Love, When Two Divide, She’s Too Cold, First Love, Let Her Get Away, Another Sad Love song, I Can See Him(In Her Eyes) & Outgrowing Me.

Musicians on the On The Heels Of Love album: Roger Voudouris, George Doering, Neil Stubenhaus, Philip Aaberg, Jeff Porcaro, Paulinho Da Costa, Steve Forman, Tom Scott, Jerry Hey, Phillip Ayling, Jim Horn, Steven Madai, Steve George, Richard Page, Tom Kelly, Myrna Matthews, Marty McCall & Denise Maynelli.

A Guy Like Me

Warner Bros 1980

Tracks: Guys Like Me, A Feeling For You, The Last Love Song, Jamie, On The Ladder, New Wave Shoes, Too Late To Change Her, Just Give Me Your Love (Tonite), The Pain Of Adolescence & Still In Love With You.

Musicians on the A Guy Like Me album: Roger Voudouris and others.

Radio Dream

Warner Bros 1979

Tracks: Get Used To It, Just What It Takes, Does Our Love (Depend On The Night), We Can´t Stay Like This Forever, Radio Dream, Anything For Anyone, We Only Can Dance ´Cause We Have To, The Next Time Around & Reprise.

Musicians on the Radio Dream album: Roger Voudouris, Michael Omartian, Jay Graydon, Lee Sklar, David Kemper, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Marty McCall and others.

Roger Voudouris

Warner Bros 1978

Tracks: Don´t Turn My Music Down, What Are You Doing After Class?, Hold On, Let The Singer Sing, I´m There, Will I Ever Feel Good Again, Friends For Ever, The Finger Painter & We´re Out Of Time.

Musicians on the Roger Voudouris album: Roger Voudouris, Michael Omartian, Dwight Martenia, Peter Pfiefer and others.

The Finger Painter

Warner Bros 1978

Tracks: The Finger Painter, Hold On, Let The Singer Sing, I´m There, Brand New Number One, Will I Ever Feel Good Again, Friends For Ever & We´re Out Of Time.

Musicians on the Roger Voudouris album: Roger Voudouris, Michael Omartian, Dwight Martenia, Peter Pfiefer and others.

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