17/08/2016

Michael McDonald "If That's What It Takes" (1982) -Westcoast Rock / Soul-


 
Label : Warner Bros. Records


01 - Playin' By The Rules (Michael McDonald & Ed Sanford)
02 - I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Michael McDonald & Ed Sanford)
03 - Love Lies (Michael McDonald & Randy Goodrum)
04 - I Gotta Try (Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)
05 - I Can Let Go Now (Michael McDonald)
06 - That's Why (Michael McDonald & Randy Goodrum)
07 - If That's What It Takes (Michael McDonald & Jackie De Shannon)
08 - No Such Luck (Michael McDonald, Grady Walker & Harry Garfield)
09 - Losin' End (Michael McDonald)
10 - Believe In It (Michael McDonald)


Produced by Ted Templeman & Lenny Waronker
Basic Track Engineers : Lee Herchberg, Jim Isaacson & Donn Landee
Overdub Engineers : Jim Isaacson, Donn Landee, Mark Linett & Lee Herchberg
Second Engineers : Ken Deane & Steve McManus
Mixdown Engineer : Lee Herschberg
Mastering Engineer : Bobby Hata 
Horn Arrangements : Jerry Hey
String Arrangements : Marty Paich
Additional Synthesizers : Michael Boddicker 
Recorded at Warner Bros. Recording Studio, N. Hollywood, CA & Sunset Sound, Hollywood.
Strings recorded at Oceanway Recording, Hollywood
Mastered at Warner Bros. Recording Studio


01 - Playin' By The Rules

Steve Gadd : Drums
Willie Weeks : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Edgar Winter : Saxophone Solo
Lenny Castro & Bobby LaKind : Percussion
Greg Phillinganes : Piano
Michael McDonald : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers
Michael McDonald & Ed Sanford : Background vocals

02 - I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Louis Johnson : Bass
Steve Lukather : Guitar
Greg Phillinganes : Clavinet
Michael McDonald : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers
Maureen McDonald : Background vocals

03 - Love Lies

Steve Gadd : Drums
Willie Weeks : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Greg Phillinganes : Piano
Lenny Castro & Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Michael McDonald : Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer & Background vocals

04 - I Gotta Try

Steve Gadd : Drums
Willie Weeks : Bass
Steve Lukather : Guitar
Michael Boddicker : Additional Synthesizers
Ted Templeman & Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Greg Phillinganes : Fender Rhodes
Michael McDonald : Piano & Synthesizers
Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins : Background vocals

05 - I Can Let Go Now

Michael McDonald : Piano

06 - That's Why

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Steve Lukather : Guitar
Michael Omartian : Fender Rhodes
Tom Scott : Saxophone
Robben Ford : Guitar Solo
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Michael McDonald : Piano & Synthesizer
Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross, Brenda Russell, Kathy Walker, Maureen McDonald & Amy Holland : Background vocals

07 - If That's What It Takes

Steve Gadd : Drums
Willie Weeks : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Robben Ford : Guitar Solo
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Greg Phillinganes : Piano
Michael McDonald : Fender Rhodes, Synthesizers & Background vocals

08 - No Such Luck

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Steve Lukather : Guitar
Dean Parks : Guitar Overdubs
Edgar Winter : Alto Saxophone
Michael Omartian : Fender Rhodes
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Michael McDonald : Piano, Synthesizers & Background vocals

09 - Losin' End

Steve Gadd : Drums
Willie Weeks : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Tom Scott : Lyricon Solo
Greg Phillinganes : Organ
Michael McDonald : Fender Rhodes

10 - Believe In It

Steve Gadd : Drums
Willie Weeks : Bass
Steve Lukather : Guitar
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Edgar Winter : Saxophone Solo
Greg Phillinganes : Piano
Michael McDonald : Fender Rhodes, Synthesizers & Background vocals