Reed Nielsen


Nielsen/Pearson was an American adult contemporary band that recorded three albums between 1978 and 1983. Their single "If You Should Sail" reached #38 in 1980, and they reached #56 in 1981 with their cover version of "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)."

Headed by Reed Nielsen and Mark Pearson, they originally released records billed as The Nielsen Pearson Band.


The Nielsen Pearson Band (CBS Records 1978)

  1. "Home"
  2. "Wasn't That the Love"
  3. "Whatever I Have to Be"
  4. "Pack Up Your Goodbyes"
  5. "Down the River"
  6. "I Need a Song"
  7. "Once in Love"
  8. "For All Time"
  9. "On the Spot"
  10. "Best Times"

Musicians: Reed Nielsen, Mark Pearson, John Scott Bowen, Marc Jordan, Steve Boutte, Lenny Pickett, Norton Buffalo, Faragher Brothers.

Nielsen Pearson (Capitol Records 1980)

  1. "Two Lonely Nights"
  2. "Don't Let Me Go"
  3. "Love Me Tonight"
  4. "Annie"
  5. "If You Should Sail"
  6. "It Could Be Trouble"
  7. "Givin' Your Love to Me"
  8. "Don't Forget"
  9. "Hurt No More"

Musicians: Reed Nielsen, Mark Pearson, Tom Scott, Peter Wolf, Richard Landis, Maxine Waters, Julia Waters, Stephanie Spruill, Icarus Johnson, David Foster, Victor Feldman, Jon Joyce, Jim Hass, Stan Farber, Tim May, John Scott Bowen, Jay Winding & Chuck Findley.

Blind Luck (Capital Records 1983)

  1. "Hasty Heart"
  2. "Sentimental"
  3. "Too Good to Last"
  4. "Break Nobody's Heart"
  5. "I Hear You Breathing"
  6. "Lauralei"
  7. "Expectations"
  8. "Fadeaway"
  9. "Got Me Where You Want Me"
  10. "Carrie"

Musicians: Reed Nielsen, Mark Pearson, Carlos Vega, Neil Stubenhaus, Robbie Buchanan, Jai Winding, John Bowen, Richard Landis, Ian Underwood, Steve Lukather, Michael Landau, Charles Johnson, Lenny Castro, Victor Feldman, Steve Foreman, Jon Joyce, Jim Hass, Joe Chemay.

The label of the "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" 45 mentions: "From the forthcoming LP "Atomic Cafe" ST-12176"

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