18/08/2016

Commodores "United" (1986) -Westcoast Soul-


  Label : Polydor Records


01 - Goin' To The Bank* (Dennis Lambert, Andy Goldmark & Franne Golde)
02 - Take It From Me* (Dennis Lambert, Sheldon Reynolds & Franne Golde)
03 - United In Love** (P. Reswick & S. Werfel)
04 - Can't Dance All Night** (J. Scott & R. Feldman)
05 - You're The Only Woman I Need*** (P. Vale & M. Leeson)
06 - Lanb Of The Dreamer* (Dennis Lambert, Sheldon Reynolds & J.D. Nicholas)
07 - Talk To Me**** (William King, S. King & Harold Hudson)
08 - I Wanna Rock You***** (Milan Williams & Karen Cover)
09 - Let's Apologize*** (Gary Usher, Tom Kelly & Billy Steinberg)
10 - Serious Love*** (Walter Orange, Van Ross Redding & Harold Hudson)


*Produced by Dennis Lambert & Jeremy Smith
**Produced by  Dennis Lambert
***Produced by Greg Mathieson
****Produced by James Anthony Carmichael & William King
*****Produced by James Anthony Carmichael & Milan Williams
Recorded & Mixed at Soundcastle Studio Center, Los Angeles, CA; Conway Recording, Hollywood, CA; Hitsville, Hollywood, CA
Mastered by Stephen Marcusson


Commodores : 

William King : Keyboards & Background vocals
Walter Orange : Drums, Lead & Background vocals
Milan Williams : Keyboards
J.D. Nicholas : Lead & Background vocals


01 - Goin' To The Bank

Recorded & Mixed by Jeremy Smith
Assistant Engineer : Paul Ericksen
Claude Gaudette : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Sheldon Reynolds : Guitar
Background vocals : Phil Perry, Siedah Garrett, Darryl Phinessee & Dennis Lambert
Lead vocal : Walter Orange
Raps : Siedah Garrett & J.D. Nicholas
Special Effects courtsey of Michael "Casey" Young

02 - Take It From Me

Recorded & Mixed by Jeremy Smith
Assistant Engineer : Paul Ericksen
Arranged by Claude Gaudette & Sheldon Reynolds
Claude Gaudette : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Sheldon Reynolds : Guitar
Dave Koz : Sax
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Background vocals : Siedah Garrett, Darryl Phinessee, Phil Perry & Dennis Lambert
Lead vocals : J.D. Nicholas & Walter Orange

03 - United In Love

Recorded by Paul Ericksen
Mixed by Jeremy Smith & Paul Ericksen
Arranged by Claude Gaudette
Claude Gaudette : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Background vocals : Siedah Garrett, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters & J.D. Nicholas
Background vocals arranged by : Dennis Lambert
Lead vocal : J.D. Nicholas

04 - Can't Dance All Night

Recorded by Paul Ericksen
Mixed by Jeremy Smith & Paul Ericksen
Arranged by Claude Gaudette
Claude Gaudette : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Dann Huff : Guitar
Background vocals : J.D. Nicholas & Walter Orange
Background vocals arranged by : J.D. Nicholas, Walter Orange & Dennis Lambert 
Lead vocal : Walter Orange & J.D. Nicholas

05 - You're The Only Woman I Need

Recorded & Mixed by Mick Guzauski
Additional recording : Don Murray & Bino Espinoza
Arranged by Greg Mathieson
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Michael "Casey" Young : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Background vocals : Bill Champlin 
Lead vocal : Walter Orange

06 - Lanb Of The Dreamer

Recorded & Mixed by Jeremy Smith
Assistant Engineer : Paul Ericksen
Arranged by Claude Gaudette, Sheldon Reynolds & Isaac Morris
Claude Gaudette : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Sheldon Reynolds : Guitar  & Guitar Synthesizer
Background vocals : Siedah Garrett, Sheldon Reynolds & J.D. Nicholas
Background vocals arranged by : Sheldon Reynolds & J.D. Nicholas
Lead vocal : J.D. Nicholas

07 - Talk To Me

Recorded & Mixed by Calvin Harris
Additional Recording : Fred B. Law
Assistant Engineer : Karen M. Siegel
Arranged by William King, Harold Hudson & James Anthony Carmichael
Producer Assistant : Lloyd Tolbert
Production Assistant : Kimberly C. Priestley
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer musician
Harold Hudson & John Barnes : Synthesizers
Sheldon Reynolds : Guitar
Isaac Morris : Drum Overdubs
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Background vocals : Harold Hudson & Sheldon Reynolds
Background vocals arranged by William King & Harold Hudson
Lead vocal : J.D. Nicholas

08 - I Wanna Rock You

Recorded & Mixed by Calvin Harris
Additional Recording : Fred B. Law
Assistant Engineer : Karen M. Siegel
Arranged by William King, Harold Hudson & James Anthony Carmichael
Producer Assistant : Lloyd Tolbert
Production Assistant : Kimberly C. Priestley
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer musician
Harold Hudson & John Barnes : Synthesizers
Sheldon Reynolds : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Background vocals : Harold Hudson & Sheldon Reynolds
Background vocals arranged by Milan Williams
Lead vocal : J.D. Nicholas

09 - Let's Apologize

Recorded & Mixed by Mick Guzauski
Additional recording : Don Murray & Bino Espinoza 
Arranged by Greg Mathieson
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Michael "Casey" Young : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Michael Thompson & Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion 
Background vocals : Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Bill Champlin & Jason Scheff
Lead vocal : Walter Orange & J.D. Nicholas

10 - Serious Love

Recorded & Mixed by Mick Guzauski
Additional recording : Don Murray & Bino Espinoza
Arranged by Greg Mathieson & Walter Orange
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Michael "Casey" Young : Keyboards & Electronic programming
Paul Jackson Jr. & Sheldon Reynolds : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Gary Herbig : Sax Solo
Background vocals : Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Bill Champlin & Jason Scheff
Lead vocal : Walter Orange