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1. Going Strong 2:56
(Michael Leonard {ASCAP}
Herb Martin {ASCAP}
Andrew A. Melzer {SOCAN)}

2. Scatman’s 1:40
(Scatman Crothers {ASCAP})

3. Still Going Strong 2:02
(Scatman Crothers {ASCAP})

4. You’re Pretty 3:58
(Michael Dees {ASCAP})

5. Louie Is Your Garbage Man 2:48
(Scatman Crothers {ASCAP}
Andrew A. Melzer {SOCAN})

6. Scoot On Over To Scat’s 4:24
(Andrew A. Melzer {SOCAN})

7. Stanley (Does It All) 2:41
(Scatman Crothers {ASCAP})

8. Going Strong Theme 1:15
(Andrew A. Melzer {SOCAN})

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Scatman Crothers
46 motion pictures including “The Shining”, “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”, “Bronco Billy”, “Aristocats”, “Hong Kong Phooey”, “The Shootist”, “Silver Streak”, “The Lady Sings The
Blues”, “Scavenger Hunt”, “Twilight Zone-The Movie”, “Transformers-The Movie”,
65 episodes of “Chico and the Man”, 18 appearances on “The Tonight Show starring
Johnny Carson” Dozens of other TV shows including “Harlem Globe Trotters”, “Dragnet”
“Alfred Hitchcock Presents”, “Bonanza”, “Bewitched”, “The Magical World of Disney”,
“Love American Style”, “Kojak”, “Ironside”, “Mannix”, “McMillan & Wife”, “Sanford and Son”,
“Starsky and Hutch”, “Roots”, “Laverne & Shirley”, “The Love Boat” and “Charlie’s Angels”.
Scatman has also recorded four albums. TRACKS 1, 2, 3, 8
Bass: Ray Brown     
Drums: Earl Palmer
Guitar: Arthur Adams
Guitar: Al Ciner
Piano / Hammond B3: Mike Melvoin
Background Vocals: Dianne Brooks, Clydie King, Grace Cosgrove

“Tonight Show” Horn Section
Reeds: Tommy Newsom, Bill Green
Trumpets: Snooky Young, Oscar Brashear, John Audino, Jimmy Zito
Trombones: Chauncey Welsh, Ernie Tack

Recorded at Music Recorders Inc., Hollywood, CA October 1977
Engineer: Garry Ulmer
Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA October, 1977
Engineer: Terry Brown

TRACKS 4, 5, 6
Bass: Dennis Belfield
Drums: Ralph Humphrey
Guitar: Al Ciner Piano,
Vibes & Percussion: Victor Feldman
Background Vocals: Sherlie Mae Matthews

Recorded at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA August 1979
Engineer: Joe Laux
Mixed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank CA August 1979
Engineers: Joe Laux and Andrew A. Melzer

Recorded in A.A. Melzer’s den, Beverly Hills, CA May 1978 RAY BROWN- Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra

EARL PALMER- Fats Domino, Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, B.B. King, The Beach Boys

MIKE MELVOIN- Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Beach Boys, John Lennon, Tom Waits, Barbra Streisand, The Jackson 5

ARTHUR ADAMS- Nina Simone, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, The Jackson 5, Lou Rawls, Henry Mancini, Nancy Wilson

AL CINER- Member of the groups: (American Breed, Three Dog Night, Rufus & Chaka Khan), Quincy Jones, Flora Purim, Brenda Russell, K C & The Sunshine Band, Candi Stanton, Tina Turner

DENNIS BELFIELD- Member of the groups: (Three Dog Night, Rufus & Chaka Khan), Neil Young, The Monkees, Candi Stanton, Michael Franks, Thelma Houston, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, Vanessa Williams

RALPH HUMPHREY- Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, The Manhattan Transfer, Tierney Sutton, Kenny G, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Michael Bubble, Barbra Streisand, Randy Crawford, Captain & Tennille

VICTOR FELDMAN- Woody Herman, Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, George Shearing, Cannonball Adderley, Frank Zappa, Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Henry Mancini, Hubert Laws, Lee Ritenour

DIANNE BROOKS- Bette Midler, Emmylou Harris, Richie Havens, Anne Murray, Funkadelic, Dusty Springfield, Motherlode, Brenda Russell, Pure Prarie League, King Biscuit Boy, George Clinton, Dutch Mason

CLYDIE KING- Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Phil Spector, B.B. King, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Barbra Streisand, Linda Ronstadt, Joe Cocker, Lynyrd Skynyrd

GRACE COSGROVE- Laura Nyro, Burt Bacharach

SHERLIE MAE MATTHEWS- The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Barbra Streisand, B.B. King, Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie, Neil Diamond, Paul McCartney, Ella Fitzgerald

TOMMY NEWSOM- Benny Goodman, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Skitch Henderson, Woody Herman, Kenny Rogers, Rosemary Clooney, J.J. Johnson, Charlie Byrd, John Denver, Beverly Sills, The Tonight Show “Starring Johnny Carson”.

BILL GREEN- Gerald Wilson, Quincy Jones, Henry Mancini, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Dionne Warwick, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Lionel Hampton

SNOOKY YOUNG- Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Gerald Wilson, Lionel Hampton, Tony Bennett, Wes Montgomery, Sarah Vaughan, The Band

OSCAR BRASHEAR- Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Woody Herman, Sonny Stitt, Dexter Gordon, Oliver Nelson, Frank Sinatra, Earth Wind and Fire, Carole King, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder

JOHN AUDINO- Ray Anthony, Les McCann, Gerald Wilson, The Everly Brothers, Jerry Goldsmith, Lalo Schifrin, Elvis Presley, Milt Jackson, Paul Williams, Quincy Jones, Frank Sinatra

JIMMY ZITO- Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Benny Goodman, Doris Day, Teresa Brewer, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, June Christy, Frank Zappa, Hoagy Carmichael CHAUNCEY WELSH- Benny Goodman, Morgana King, Carmen McRae, Quincy Jones, Barry Manilow, Ashford & Simpson, Roberta Flack, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne, Dr. John, Manhattan Transfer, Rosemary Clooney, Henry Mancini, John Pizzarelli

ERNIE TACK- The Beach Boys, Rita Coolidge, Harry James, Oliver Nelson, Nancy Wilson, Frank Zappa, Gerald Wilson, Sam Cooke, Gene Krupa, Jimmy Smith, Doc Severinsen, Ray Conniff

ANDREW A. MELZER- Scatman Crothers, Norm Amadio, Dianne Brooks, Doug Riley, Joey Laci, Don Scardino, Jackie Richardson, Debbie Fleming, Pinky Dauvin, Moira Connelly, Bev D’Angelo, Alan Paul, Darlene Koldenhoven, Ray Brown, Peter Cardinali, Guido Basso, Phil Dwyer, Marc Jordan, Jo Thompson, Don Grusin, The Hot Club of San Francisco, Confederation Centre Youth Choir

PETER CARDINALI- Anne Murray, Rick James, Teena Marie, The Boomers, Norm Amadio, Joey DeFrancesco, Hilario Duran, David Clayton Thomas, The Dexters, Michael Kaeshammer, Monkey House

GARRY ULLMER- George Shearing, Julie Andrews, Paul Williams, T Rex, The Muppet Movie

TERRY BROWN- Rush, Kenny Rogers, The Who, Donovan, Barbra Streisand, Dr. Music, April Wine, Cirque du Soleil

JOE LAUX- Dionne Warwick, Locomotive GT, Average White Band, Lamont Dozier, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Manhattan Transfer

ADAM GALLANT- Paper Lions, Kinley Dowling, The National Film Board, Sorrey, Dennis Ellsworth, Coyote, Golden Cinema, Logan Richard

PETER J. MOORE- Oscar Peterson, Bob Dylan, Garth Hudson, Bruce Cockburn, Holly Cole, Emmylou Harris, Diana Krall, Norm Amadio, Joe Strummer

Additional mixes and edits at The Hill Sound Studio
Charlottetown, PE - November 2020
Engineer: Adam Gallant

Mastered at The E Room
Toronto, ON - December 2020
Engineer: Peter J. Moore

Scatman Oil Portrait: Bernadette Kernaghan

Graphic Design: Kevin Smith

Photographs: Tony Miller


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