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Street Talk
Street Talk cover
Studio album by Steve Perry
Released April 1984
Recorded Record One in Los Angeles, CA
Genre Rock
Length 39:13
Label Columbia
Producer(s) Steve Perry
Professional reviews
Steve Perry chronology
Street Talk
For the Love of Strange Medicine

Street Talk is Steve Perry's first solo album, released in April, 1984. Image File history File links Steve_Perry_Street_Talk. ... A studio album is a collection of previously unreleased, studio-recorded tracks by a recording artist. ... Ocean Way Recording is the name of a series of recording studios in Hollywood, California and Nashville, Tennessee. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... For the Love of Strange Medicine is the second solo album by Steve Perry released in 1994. ... Steve Perry (born Stephen Ray Perry, January 22, 1949, in Hanford, California) is a Portuguese-American[1] singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band, Journey. ...

Street Talk contains Perry's biggest hit as a solo artist, "Oh Sherrie", written for his then-girlfriend Sherrie Swafford [1]. The song hit #3 on the Billboard charts and the accompanying music video (also featuring Swafford) was a hit on MTV. Other singles included "Foolish Heart" (peaked at #18), "She's Mine" (peaked at #21), and "Strung Out" (peaked at #40). On January 4, 1936, Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade and on July 20, 1940 the first Music Popularity Chart was calculated. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ...

There were many nods to Perry's first band Alien Project on this album. The title was named after the original name for Alien Project [2], and in the liner notes Perry dedicates it to Richard Michaels (of Alien Project) & Steve Potter. Drummer Craig Krampf was also a member of the Alien Project band in the late 1970s. Alien Project was a short-lived California-based band formed in 1977, that featured a then-unknown Steve Perry on vocals. ... Liner notes are the booklets which come inserted into the compact disc jewel case or any sound recording container. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

Street Talk is certified as 2x Platinum (1,000,000) in sales by the RIAA. The RIAA Logo. ...


Track listing

  1. "Oh Sherrie" (Bill Cuomo, Randy Goodrum, Craig Krampf, Perry) – 3:48
  2. "I Believe" (Goodrum, Duane Hitchings, Krampf, Perry) – 4:12
  3. "Go Away" (Cuomo, Goodrum, Perry) – 4:05
  4. "Foolish Heart" (Goodrum, Perry) – 3:39
  5. "It's Only Love" (Goodrum, Perry) – 3:47
  6. "She's Mine" (Goodrum, Perry) – 4:26
  7. "You Should Be Happy" (Goodrum, Perry) – 3:20
  8. "Running Alone" (John Bettis, Hitchings, Krampf, Perry) – 4:05
  9. "Captured By The Moment" (Cuomo, Goodrum, Perry) – 3:47
  10. "Strung Out" (Krampf, Perry, Billy Steele) – 3:51
  11. "My My My" (Perry, Krampf, Richard Michaels Haddad, Steve DeLacey) – 2:24 *
  12. "Harmony" (Perry) – 3:58 *
  13. "Makes No Difference" (Perry, Krampf, Haddad, DeLacey) – 4:53 *
  14. "Don't Tell Me Why You're Leaving" (Perry, Danny Kortchmar, Krampf) – 3:13 *
  15. "If Only For The Moment, Girl" (Perry, Goodrum) – 4:09 *
  • Tracks 11 - 15 are bonus tracks on the 2006 CD reissue.
  • Tracks 11 - 13 are from the Alien Project demo.

This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... HISTORY: Classically trained on piano since 5. ... Danny Kootch Kortchmar (born April 6, 1946) is a guitarist and session musician. ... Alien Project was a short-lived California-based band formed in 1977, that featured a then-unknown Steve Perry on vocals. ...


A short grand piano, with the top up. ... A synthesizer (or synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument designed to produce electronically generated sound, using techniques such as additive, subtractive, FM, physical modelling synthesis, phase distortion, or Scanned synthesis. ... Fender Precision Bass Bass Guitar is a commonly spoken phrase used to refer to the electric bass and horizontal acoustic basses, a stringed instrument similar in design to the electric guitar, but larger in size, commonly fretted and sometimes fretless and with a lower range. ... Steve Douglas (24 September, 1938 - 19 April, 1993) was an American saxophonist, flautist and clarinetist. ... The saxophone (colloquially referred to as sax) is a conical-bored instrument of the woodwind family, usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece like the clarinet. ... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Larrie Londin was a drummer who played with Journey and Steve Perry as a solo artist. ... Percussion instruments are played by being struck, shaken, rubbed or scraped. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Piano, a well-known instance of keyboard instruments A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a musical keyboard. ... Robert Waddy Wachtel (born May 24, 1947 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City) is a Los Angeles session musician and producer, most notable for his guitar work. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Additional personnel

  • Michael Landau
  • Craig Hull
  • Billy Steele
  • Steve Goldstein
  • Bob Glaub
  • Kevin McCormick

Michael Landau is a legendary session musician and guitarist who has played on thousands of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Seal, James Taylor, and Miles Davis. ...


  1. ^ Steve Perry talks about the recording of "Oh Sherrie" and Street Talk singles.
  2. ^ Steve Perry discusses the Alien Project story and Street Talk.

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