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Artist: Michael Ruff

Title: Once In a Lifetime

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Michael Ruff Once In a Lifetime Album Cover


Category: Westcoast/Lite AOR

Year: 1982

Label: Warner Bros. (Japan)

Catalog Number: WPCR-10544


Michael Ruff keyboards, vocals, backing vocals
Andre Fischer drums
Bobby Watson bass
Snuffy Walden guitar
Donald Griffin guitars
Steve Gadd drums
John Robinson drums
Jimmy Haslip bass
Mike Miller guitar
Abe Laboriel bass
Hugh McCracken rhythms guitars
Dean Parks rhythm guitar
Jeff Pevar rhythm guitar
Paulinho De Costa percussion
Howard Smith backing vocals
Hamish Stuart backing vocals
Larry John McNally backing vocals
Vonda Shepherd backing vocals
Brenda Russel backing vocals
Jim Gilstrap backing vocals
Darayl Phinesse backing vocals
David Sanborn saxophone
Ralph Humphrey additional drums, hi-hat


1.  Walkin' With Somebody  3:36
2.  Hometown  4:27
3.  Let Her Stay  5:00
4.  Love Go Round  5:34
5.  Once In A Lifetime  4:20
6.  Don't Ever Say Goodbye  4:13
7.  Ariel  4:31
8.  Dedication  4:31
9.  More Than You'll Ever Know  4:25
Total Running Time:  40:37

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Existing comments about this CD

From: tomdwa Date: May 20, 2020 at 14:46
Nice cd, very laid back but full of quality. Michael Ruff has a very particular voice, very high pitched, but it suits the music very well. The title track is the absolute winner here.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: May 25, 2020 at 5:17
In total agreement with the comment above ☝️ ...# 2,4,5( 🙂 ),6 ( 🙂 )& 8 are for me.78/100

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