A&M Records thought of Nick DeCaro as "the next Nelson Riddle." DeCaro was a highly sought-after arranger, producer and musician by top recording artists in every genre in his 30 years in the music industry. The table shows you every recording Nick DeCaro worked on from 1964 through reissues in 2001.  These songs and albums are still being reissued today. 


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Adam MitchellRedhead in TroubleWarner Bros. BSK 3325album1979Accordion
Al JarreauGlowReprise 2248album1976Arranger, vocal arrangements
Albert LeeHidingA&M SP 4750album1979String arrangements
Alessi BrothersWords & MusicA&M SP 4776album1979Arranger, producer
Allen ToussaintMotionReprise MS 3142album1978Horn and string arrangements
Ami OzakiHot BabyF C28A0163F 1981Vocal arrangements
Amy HollandAmy HollandCapitol ST 12071album1980String arrangements
Andy WilliamsAlmost ThereColumbia 201813single1965Producer
Andy WilliamsAndy Williams Show (the)Columbia 30105album1970Arranger, producer
Andy WilliamsHappy HeartColumbia 9844album1969Arranger
Andy WilliamsHoneyColumbia CS 9662album1969Arranger
Andy WilliamsLove StoryColumbia CS 9566album1967Arranger, producer
Andy WilliamsMusic to Watch Girls By single1967Producer
Andy WilliamsSolitaireColumbia 32383album1973Arranger, producer
Andy WilliamsYou Are Where Everything IsCBS England 3298single1967Arranger, producer, string arrangement
Arlo GuthrieAmigoReprise MS 2239album1976String arrangements, accordion
Arlo GuthrieArlo GuthrieRising Son RSR 2183album1974Arrangements, accordion
Arlo GuthrieHobo's LullabyReprise MS 2060album1972Musician
Arlo GuthrieLast of the Brooklyn CowboysReprise MS 2142album1973Accordion
Arlo GuthrieCity Of New Orleans single Accordion
Ashes (the)Is There Anything I Can Do?Vault 294single1965 
B.W. StevensonWe Be Sailin'Warner Bros. BS 2901album1975String arrangements
Baja Marimba BandFresh AirA&M SP 4200album1969Arranger
Baja Marimba BandThose Were the DaysA&M SP 4167album1968Arranger
Barbara KeithBarbara KeithReprise MS 2087album1972String arrangements
Barbra StreisandBarbra Joan StreisandColumbia 30792album1971Arranger, piano
Barbra StreisandSongbirdColumbia 35375album1978Arranger
Barbra StreisandStreisand SupermanColumbia JC 34830album1977String and horn arrangements
Barbra StreisandWay We Were (the)Columbia PC32801album1974Arranger
Barbra StreisandWay We Were (the) single  
Barbra StreisandWetColumbia FC 36258album1979Arranger
Ben SidranDoctor is In (the)Arista AL 4131album1977String arrangements
Ben SidranFeel Your GrooveCapitol ST 825album1976Arranger
Ben SidranI Lead a LifeBlue Thumb BTS 40album1972Arranger
Beth Nielson ChapmanBeth Nielson ChapmanReprise 26172CD1990Conductor, string arrangements
Bill LaBountyBill LaBountyCurb CUR 477158 2album1982String arrangements
Blondie ChaplinBlondie ChaplinAsylum 1095album1977Arranger
Bobby VeeAnswer Me My LoveLiberty NRArranger
Bonnie and the TreasuresHome of the Brave/Our SongPhi-Dan 5005single1965Arranger
Bonnie RaittHome PlateWarner Bros. BS 2864album1975Horn and string arrangements
Brewer and ShipleyDown in LAA&M SP 4154album1968String and horn arrangements
Carly SimonAnother PassengerElektra 1064album1976Accordion
Cecilio and KaponoNight MusicColumbia 34300album1977Conductor, string arrangements
Cheryl LaddCheryl LaddCapitol SW 11808album1978Vocals
Chris MontezFoolin' AroundA&M SP 4125album1967Arranger
Chris MontezMore I See You (the)/Call MeA&M SP 4115album1966Arranger
Chris MontezTime After TimeA&M SP 4120album1966Arranger
Chris MontezWatch What HappensA&M SP 4213album1968Arranger, producer
Chunky, Novi & ErnieChunky, Novi & ErnieReprise MS 2146album1976Strings
Claudine LongetClaudineA&M SP 4121album1967Arranger
Claudine LongetColoursA&M SP 4163album1969Arranger
Claudine LongetLook of Love (the)A&M SP 4129album1967Arranger, accordion
Claudine LongetLove Is BlueA&M SP 4142album1968Arranger
Claudine LongetRun Wild, Run FreeA&M SP 4232album1970Arranger, producer, vocals
Claudine LongetVery Best of Claudine Longet (the)Varese 066118CD2000Arranger
Claudine LongetWe've Only Just BegunBarnaby 15001album1970Arranger, producer
Clydie KingMissin' My Baby/My Love Grows DeeperImperial 66139single1965Arranger
Clydie KingThrill is Gone (the)/If You Were a ManImperial 66109single1965Arranger
Crackin'Making of a DreamWarner Bros. 2989album1977Arranger
Credibility GapGreat Gift Idea (a)Reprise 2154album1979 
Dan Hicks and His Hot LicksStriking It RichBlue Thumb BTS 36album1972Conductor, string arrangements
DancerDancerA&M SP 4585album1976String arrangements
Danny ThomasTomorrow Belongs to YouMyrrh MST 6520album1973Arranger, producer
Dave MasonDave MasonColumbia PC 33096album1974String arrangements
David LasleyMissin' Twenty GrandEMIalbum1982Arranger and/or musician
David LasleyRaindanceEMI 17118album1984String arrangements
Del ShannonThis is My BagLiberty LST 7552album1966Arranger
Denise DeCaroMy Foolish HeartBig Bang 72762CD2000Arranger, producer, vocals, keyboards
DionSuite for Late SummerWarner Bros. BS2642album1972Keyboards, accordion
Dolly PartonDolly Dolly DollyRCA 13361album1980Producer, arranger
Dolly PartonHeartbreakerRCA AFL 1-2797album1978Arranger
Dolly PartonHere You Come AgainRCA AFL1-2544album1977String and vocal arrangements, vocals, accordion
Dolly PartonHere You Come Again single  
Dolly Parton & Porter WagonerSay Forever You'll Be MineRCA 1116album1976Accordion
Donna LorenWishin' and Hopin'/Somewhere Down the RoadWarner Bros. 729326single1984Arranger, producer
Doobie BrothersCaptain and Me (the)Warner Bros. 2694album1973String arrangements
Doobie BrothersStampedeWarner Bros. 2835album1975String arrangements
Dusty SpringfieldLiving Without Your LoveUnited Artists LA936Halbum1978Conductor, string arrangements
Dusty SpringfieldWhite HeatCasablanca NBLP 7271album1982Conductor, arranger
Emmylou HarrisHere, There and EverywhereReprise RPS 1346single1975Arranger
Emmylou HarrisPieces of the SkyReprise MS 2213album1975String arrangements
Engelbert HumperdinckDon't You Love Me AnymoreEpic EK 37128album1981String, vocal and rhythm arrangements, producer, accordion
Everly BrothersRootsWarner Bros. WS 1752album1968String arrangements
Fleetwood MacHeroes Are Hard to FindReprise 2196album1974Horn and string arrangements
Flo and EddieIllegal, Immoral and FatteningCBS 33554album1974Arranger
FlowerFlowerMCA 3153album1979Arranger
Gabor SzaboMagical ConnectionBlue Thumb BTS 23album1970String arrangements, keyboards, accordion
Gabby PahinuiGabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band (the)Warner Bros/Panini BS 3023album1975String arrangements, conductor, accordion
Gary Lewis & the PlayboysNew DirectionsLiberty LST 7519album1967Arranger
Gene ParsonsKindlingWarner Bros. BS 2687album1973Accordion
George BensonWeekend in L.A.Warner Bros. 2139album1978String synthesizer
Glen CampbellIt's the World Gone CrazyCapitol 12124album1981Accordion, vocals
Glenn FreyAllnighter (the)MCA 5501album1984Strings
Goldie HawnGoldieReprise MS 2061album1972Arranger, vocal director
Gordon LightfootCold on the ShoulderReprise MS 2206album1975Accordion
Gordon LightfootDon QuixoteReprise MS 2056album1972String arrangements, concertina
Gordon LightfootDream Street RoseWarner Bros. XHS 3426album1980String arrangements, accordion
Gordon LightfootIf You Could Read My Mind (Sit Down Young Stranger)Reprise RS 6392album1970String arrangements
Gordon LightfootOld Dan's RecordsReprise MS 2116album1972Accordion, piano, string arrangements
Gordon LightfootSundownReprise 2177album1974Accordion, piano, strings
Gordon LightfootSundown single  
Gregg AllmannPlayin' Up a StormCapricorn 0181album1977Conductor, horn and string arrangements
Harper's BizarreFeelin' GroovyWarner Bros. WS 1693album1967Arranger
Harper's BizarreHarper's Bizarre 4Warner Bros. WS 1784album1969String arrangements
Harper's BizarreSecret Life of Harper's Bizarre (the)Warner Bros. WS 1739album1968Arranger
Harper's BizarreSmall TalkWarner Bros. WB 7200single1968Arranger
Harriet SchockHollywood Town20th Century T437album1974Arranger
Harvey MandelCristo RedentorPhilips PHS 600-281album1968Keyboards
HeatHeatMCA 3225album1980Arranger
Helen ReddyFree and EasyCapitol ST 11348album1974Arranger, conductor
Helen ReddyHelen ReddyCapitol 857album1971Accordion
Helen ReddyI Don't Know How to Love HimCapitol ST 762album1971Arranger, string arrangements
Helen ReddyImaginationMCA 5376album1983Arranger, conductor
Helen ReddyLive in LondonCapitol SKBO 11873album1978Arranger
Helen ReddyMusic, MusicCapitol ST 11547album1976Arranger, conductor
Helen ReddyNo Way to Treat a LadyCapitol ST 11418album1975Arranger
Helen ReddyWe'll Sing in the SunshineCapitol SW 11759album1978Arranger, co-producer
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana BrassHerb Alpert's NinthA&M SP 4134album1967String arrangement
Irma Thomas(I Want a) True, True LoveImperial 66080single1964Producer
Irma ThomasHe's My Guy single1964Producer
Irma ThomasLong After Tonight Is All Over  1964Producer
Irma ThomasMaybe  1964Producer
Irma ThomasMoments to RememberImperial 66069  Producer
Irma ThomasThink Again  1964Producer
Irma ThomasTimes Have Changed single1964Producer
Jackie DeShannonMe About YouImperial LP-12386196>album1968Arranger
Jackie DeShannonNew ArrangementColumbia PC 33500album1975Arranger
James Griffin LiberrtyalbumNR 
James TaylorGorillaWarner Bros. 2866album1975Strings, arranger, accordion, organ
James TaylorIn the PocketWarner Bros. 2912album1976Conductor, arranger, hornorgan, voice organ, vox organ, strings
Jane GetzNo Ordinary ChildRCA LSP-4804album1972Arranger
Jennifer WarnesJenniferReprise MS 2065album1972Arranger
Jerry RiopelleSaving GraceABC X-827album1974Accordion
Jerry RiopelleSecond AlbumCapitol ST 863album1975Accordion
Jim WeatherlyWeatherlyRCA AP1-0267album1973Arranger
Jim WeatherlyPeople Some People Chose to Love (the)ABC ABCD-937album1976Arranger
Jim WeatherlyPictures & RhymesABC AB-982album1976Arranger
Jim WeatherlySongs of Jim Weatherly album Arranger
Johnny CashJohnny 99Columbia 25471album1983Accordion
Jorge CalderonCity MusicWarner Bros. 2904album1975Synthesizer
Judy CollinsHard Times for LoversElektra 171album1979Conductor, arranger
Kate and Anna McGarrigleCarthageWarner Bros. 2862album1975Accordion
Kathleen SaroyanCostume PartyBell 962single1971Arranger
Kazuhiko KatoBolero CaliforniaEast World TOCT 5998 1991Arranger
Kris & Rita (Kristofferson & Coolidge)Full MoonA&M SP 4403album1973Musician
Kris KristoffersonWho's to Bless...and Who's to BlameMonument PZ 33379album1975Accordion
Larry GrocePlease Take Me BackMCA MC6 51551album1977Accordion
Larry MarksMoveA&M AM 1215single1970Arranger
Leon RussellLeon Russell and the Shelter PeopleShelter SHE 8005album1971String arrangements
LettermenPut Your Head on My Shoulder/Come Back Silly GirlCapitol 2324single Arranger
Little FeatTime Loves a HeroWarner Bros. 3015album1977String arrangements
Livingston Taylor3-Way MirrorEpic JE 35540album1978String arrangements, producer, vocals, accordion
Liza MinnelliLiza MinnelliA&M SP 4141album1968Arranger<
Lorraine EllisonLorraine EllisonWarner Bros. BS 2780album1974Arranger
Mac DavisBurnin' ThingColumbia PC 33551album1975Arranger
Marc BennoMinnowsA&M SP 4303album1971Accordion
Maria MuldaurMaria MuldaurReprise 2148album1974Accordion, string arrangements
Maria MuldaurWaitress in the Donut ShopReprise MS-2194album1974Arranger
Martin DennyExotica ClassicaLiberty LST 7513album1967Arranger
Mary McCrearyJezebelShelter 52027 1974 
Mel CarterEasy ListeningImperial P-12319album1966Arranger
Mel CarterHold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss MeImperial P-12289album1965Arranger, producer, string arrangemeng
Mel CarterMy Heart Sings (All of a Sudden)Imperial P-12300album1965Arranger, producer
Michael DinnerGreat PretenderFantasy F94541974Accordion 
Michael FranksArt of Tea (the)Reprise 2230album1976Arranger, string arrangements
Michael KatakisSimpler Time (a)A&M SP 4635album1977Strings
Michael Martin MurpheyHeart Never Lies (the)Liberty LT 51150album1982Strings
Michael Martin MurpheyMichael Martin MurpheyLiberty LT 51120album1982Arranger
Michael Martin MurpheyTonight We RideWarner Bros. 25369album1986Arranger
Mojo MenMe About You/When You're in LoveReprise 0580single1967Arranger
Mojo MenShould I Cry/You to MeReprise 0689single  
Mojo MenWhatever Happened to Happy?/ Make You at HomeReprise 0617single1967Arranger
MontrosePaper MoneyWarner Bros. 2823album1974Keyboards, mellotron
Murray HeadNigel LivedCBS 31947album1973Accordion, horn and string arrangements
Nancy SinatraHow Does It Feel?DCC 171CD1999Arranger
NavarroListenCapitol ST 11670album1977Accordion
Neil DiamondBeautiful NoiseColumbia PC 33965album1976Arranger, accordion
Neil LarsenHigh GearA&M/Horizon SP 738album1979Arp arrangements
Nick DeCaroHappy HeartA&M SP 4176album1969Producer, arranger, conductor, keyboards, vocals, accordion
Nick DeCaroItalian GraffitiBlue Thumb BTS 6011album1974Accordion, arranger, conductor, keyboards, co-producer, vocal
Nick DeCaroLove StormInvitation VICL 94CD1990Arranger, keyboards, producer, string arrangement, vocal
Nick DeCaroPrivate OceanRoux VICP 162CD1991Arranger, keyboards, producer, string arrangement, vocal
Nicolette LarsonArthur (The Album) (soundtrack)Warner Bros. BSK-3583album1981String arrangement
Nino Tempo and April StevensAll Strung Out/I Can't Go On Living (Without You Baby)White Whale WW 113single1969Arranger
O'Jays (the)Comin' ThroughImperial LP 12290album1965Arranger, keyboards, producer, string arrangement
O'Jays (the)Working on Your Case album1985Conductor
Ozark Mountain DaredevilsIt'll Shine When It ShinesA&M SP 3654album1974Accordion
P.J. ProbyWhat's On Your Mind?Liberty 10188single1965String arrangement
Pahinui BrothersPahinui Bros. (the)Private Music 82098album1992String arrangements, conductor, accordion
Parade (the)Parade (the)A&M SP 4127album1967Arranger
Patti DahlstromYour Place or Mine?20th Century T461album1974Accordion
Paul AnkaVegas StyleTaragon 1072CD2000String arranger and conductor
Paul HamptonEchoes from the Thunder/Let's Not Take the Lovin' Out of LoveA&M AM 831single1967Arranger
Paul HumphreySupermellow<Blue Thumb BTS 47album1972Accordion
Paul PenaNew TrainHybrid 20019CD2000String arrangements
Pete JollyHerb Alpert Presents Pete Jolly<A&M 4145album1968Arranger
Peter Moon BandCane FirePanini 1012album1982Arranger
Phil SpectorBack to Mono (1958-1969)ABKCO 7118CD1991Guitar
Phil UpchurchDarkness, DarknessBlue Thumb BTS 6005album1972Arranger, conductor
PocoPickin' Up the PiecesEpic 26460album1969Arranger
Randy CrawfordNightlineWarner Bros. 23976album1983String arrangements
Randy CrawfordSecret CombinationWarner Bros. 3541CD1987Arranger
Randy EdelmanFairwell Fairbanks20th Century T494album1976String arrangements
Randy EdelmanPrime Cuts20th Century T448album1975Accordion
Randy NewmanGood Old BoysReprise 2193album1974Conductor, string arrangements
Randy NewmanRandy NewmanReprise RS 6286album1968Accordion
Rickie Lee JonesGirl at Her VolcanoWarner Bros. 9 23805 1album1983Horn and string arrangements
Rickie Lee JonesMagazine (the)Warner Bros. 25117album1984Accordion
Rickie Lee JonesPiratesWarner Bros. 3432album1981Orchestral arrangements
Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee JonesWarner Bros. 3296album1979Accordion, orchestral arrangements
Righteous BrothersMelacholy Music Man single Arranger
Righteous BrothersWhatever Happened to Happy single Arranger
Rita CoolidgeFall Into SpringA&M SP 3627album1974Accordion
Rita CoolidgeHearbreak RadioA&M SP 3727album1981Accordion
Rita CoolidgeNice Feelin'A&M SP 4325album1971Accordion
Roberto CarlosRoberto CarlosColumbia ARC37450album1981Producer
Roberto CarlosFrom Brazil with Love CD1990Coordinator
Robin WilsonRobin WilsonA&M SP 4153album1968Arranger
Roger Nichols and the Small Circle of FriendsRoger Nichols and the Small Circle of FriendsA&M SP 4139album1967Arranger
Roger Nichols TrioLove Song, Love Song/Snow QueenA&M 830single1967Arranger
Ruby and the RomanticsHurting Each Other/Baby I Could Be So Good at Loving YouA&M AM 1042single1968Arranger
Ruby and the RomanticsOur Day Will Come single Arranger
Ry CooderParadise and LunchReprise 2179album1974Arranger
Ry CooderSlide Area (the)Warner Bros. 3651album1982Strings
Samantha SangEmotionPrivate Stock PVT 7009album1975Arranger
Samantha SangEmotion single  
SandpipersCome Saturday MorningA&M SP 4262album1970Arranger
SandpipersGuantanameraA&M SP 4117album1966Arranger
SandpipersMisty RosesA&M SP 4135album1967Arranger
SandpipersSandpipers (the)A&M SP 4125album1967Arranger
SandpipersSoftlyA&M SP 4147album1968Arranger
SandpipersSpanish Album (the)A&M SP 4159album1969Arranger
SandpipersWonder of You (the)A&M SP 4180album1969Arranger
Sandy NelsonSandy NelsonImperial 9278album1965Producer
Seemon and MarijikeSon of AmericaA&M SP 4309album1971Accordion
Sheila E.Sheila E. in the Glamorous LifeWarner Bros. 25107album1984Accordion, vocals
Shirley BasseyMagic Is You (the)EMI E2-48376album1978Producer
SpiritFarther AlongMercury SRM 1 1094album1976Conductor, horn and string arrangements
Starland Vocal BandRear View MirrorWindsong BHL1-2239album1977Arranger
Starwood<StarwoodColumbia PC 34785album1977Arranger, conductor
Steve Miller BandRecall the Beginning: a Journey from EdenCapitol SMAS 11022album1972Arranger
Sunset StringsPlay the Roy Orbison SongbookLiberty LST 7395album1965Arranger, conductor
Tanya TuckerShould I Do ItMCA 5228album1981Accordion
T-BonesBoss Drag/Boss Drag at the Beach CD2001Arranger
Tom JansDark BlondeColumbia PC 34292album1976Arranger
Tom PachecoSwallowed Up in the Great American HeartlandRCA 11254album1976Piano
Tommy JamesCelebrity Ball (the) singleNRArranger
Tommy TedescoGuitars of Tom Tedesco (the)Imperial 12295album1965Arranger
Tori AmosLittle EarthquakesAtlantic 82358CD1991Arranger, conductor
TurtlesGuide for the Married Man single Arranger
TurtlesShe's My Girl single Arranger
Various ArtistsLegend of Jesse James (the)A&M SP 3718album1979Composer, string arrangements, accordion
VenturesBatman ThemeDolton BST 8042album1966Arranger
Vikki CarrWay of Today! (the)Liberty LST 7456album1966Arranger
Wendy WaldmanMain Refrain (the)Warner Bros. 2974album1976Accordion
Willis Alan RamseyWillis Alan RamseyShelter SRL-52013album1972String arrangements, accordion
Yasuko AgawaLive at Orchard HallVictor VIVL15VHS1990Arranger, conductor, vocal
Yasuko AgawaYour SongsInvitation 1990Arranger, keyboards
Yoshitaka MinamiSeventh Avenue SouthCBS Sony Japan 28AH 1462 1982Arranger