Breakaway Album Cover

The album cover for Art Garfunkel’s second album “Breakaway” was shot by Norman Seeff at Dan Tana’s Restaurant in Hollywood. The album was released by Columbia Records on October 14, 1975.

The woman on the left is Helena Kallianiotes, a Greek-American actress, the woman on the right is Laurie Bird, an American actress and photographer who was romantically involved with Art Garfunkel. Laurie committed suicide in the apartment she shared with Art by taking an overdose of Valium on June 15, 1979 at the age of 25.

The track, “My Little Town” can also be found on Paul Simon’s fourth studio solo album “Still Crazy After All These Years” which was released by Columbia on October 25, 1975.


Side One:
I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)
Rag Doll
Break Away
Disney Girls
Waters of March

Side Two:
My Little Town
I Only Have Eyes for You
Looking for the Right One
99 Miles from L.A.
The Same Old Tears on a New Background


Art Garfunkel – vocals
Toni Tennille, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Jay Clayton – background vocals
Stephen Bishop – acoustic guitar, background vocals
Steve Cropper, Pete Carr – electric guitar
Paul Simon – acoustic guitar, background vocals
Andrew Gold – acoustic guitar, ukulele, piano, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes, background vocals
Nicky Hopkins – piano, Fender Rhodes
Bruce Johnston – piano, background vocals, whistle
Jim Keltner, Rick Shlosser, Jim Gordon, John Guerin, Russ Kunkel, Roger Hawkins, Denny Seiwell – drums
Louis Shelton, Lon Van Eaton – acoustic guitar
Barry Beckett, Reinie Press, John Barlow Jarvis – piano
Max Bennett, Lee Sklar, Joe Osborn, David Hood, Klaus Voormann – bass guitar

Dan Tana’s Restaurant
9071 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Art Garfunkel Discography

1973 – Angel Clare
1975 – Breakaway
1977 – Watermark
1979 – Fate for Breakfast
1981 – Scissors Cut
1985 – The Animals’ Christmas
1988 – Lefty
1997 – Songs from a Parent to a Child
2002 – Everything Waits to Be Noticed
2007 – Some Enchanted Evening