Released : 1976
Produced by : Ralph Calabrese
Time : 40:

01 Free (2:51) Lamm 
02 Rolling Dice  (3:46) Leka/Rose II 
03 My Baby's Gone  (5:56) Calabrese 
04 Don't Want To Live Without You  (3:45) Calabrese 
05 You're Making A Big Mistake  (4:03) Deloch
06 Music Fills Your Heart  (4:03) Demers 
07 Bad, Bad Girl  (3:09) Calabrese 
08 Love Keeps Knocking At My Door  (3:05) Calabrese 
09 Good Time Man  (3:54) Calabrese 
10 This Song's For You Mama  * (6:26) Cusano (aka Vinnie Vincent)

(ABCD-973) released 1976 by ABC/Dunhill Records

USA : ABC/Dunhill Records - LP - ABCD-973
UK   : ABC - LP - 5209-ABCL

Band line-up  :
Kenny Hamber (lead Vocals)
Kenny Roane (drums, lead vocals on track 8, backgroundvocals)
Herman Pittman (bass)
Carlton Pina (piano, clavinet, electric piano, talking box, background vocals)
Buddy Monterio (electric guitar, background vocals)
Donald Livramento (1st and 2nd tenor sax, background vocals)
Ricky Barros (trumpet, background vocals)

Additional Musicians :
Vinnie Vincent , aka Vinnie Cusano (electric guitar)
Lee Demers (mutrone solo on track 6)
Irving Spice (strings)

Produced by Ralph Calabrese for Paul Leka and Billy Rose II.
Recorded at Connecticut Recording Studios, Inc. Bridgeport, Connecticut.

* Long considered to be a rare demo recording in the vein of Luther Vandross , the song “This Song’s For You Mama” has turned up on a 1976 album by a Connecticut band known as the Hitchhikers. 

Extra Notes : (by Julian Gill / KISSfaq)
Paul Leka had co-written (with
Dale Frasier and Gary DeCarlo) the 1969 #1 hit "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye," which has become a popular crowd chant at sporting events. Paul Leka owned Connecticut Recording Studios where Vinnie Vincent did session work for Hitchhikers, Black Satin, and other acts.

- HITCHHIKERS  (1976 - album cover - large image)
- HITCHHIKERS  (1976 - album cover - credits - large image)
- HITCHHIKERS  (1976 - center ring songwriter credits - large image)

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Audio Samples 

This Song's For You Mama

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