17/08/2016

Alessi "Long Time Friends" (1982) -Westcoast Rock-


  Label : Warner Bros. Records


01 - Jagged Edge (Billy Alessi, Bobby Alessi & Don Wood)
02 - You Got The Way (Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi)
03 - As Far As I'm Concerned (Billy Alessi)
04 - Rise Up (Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi)
05 - I'm Gonna Tell Her Tonight (Billy Alessi)
06 - Put Away Your Love (Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi)
07 - What A Way To Go (Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi)
08 - Still In Love (Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi)
09 - How Long, How Much (Bobby Alessi)
10 - Forever (Billy Alessi)
11 - Long Time Friends (Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi)


Produced by Christopher Cross & Michael Ostin
Executive Producer : Quincy Jones
Recorded & Mixed by Chet Himes
Recorded at Studios South, Austin, Texas
Additional Engineering : Richard Mullen
Overdubbed & Mixed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, Calif.
Second Engineer : Tom Cummings

All vocals by Billy Alessi & Bobby Alessi
String Arrangements written & conducted by Michael Omartian
Concertmaster : Assa Drori
Horn Arrangement on "Jagged Edge" by Jerry Hey

Horn Section : 
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Chuck Findley
Saxophones : Ernie Watts & Jim Horn
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach

Synthesizers Programmed by Michael Boddicker & Billy Alessi


01 - Jagged Edge

Keyboards : Billy Alessi & Rob Meurer
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Guitar : Christopher Cross
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Synthesizer : Billy Alessi & Robbie Buchanan

02 - You Got The Way

Fender Rhodes : Rob Meurer
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Guitars : Christopher Cross
Synthesizers : Michael Omartian, Robbie Buchanan & Billy Alessi
Percussion : Lenny Castro

03 - As Far As I'm Concerned

Keyboards : Robbie Buchanan
Acoustic Guitar : Christopher Cross
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan, Billy Alessi & Michael Boddicker
Percussion : Lenny Castro

04 - Rise Up

Keyboards : Billy Alessi & Rob Meurer
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Electric Rhythm & Lead Guitar : Eric Johnson
Acoustic Guitar : Christopher Cross
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Additional Background vocals : Christopher Cross

05 - I'm Gonna Tell Her Tonight

Fender Rhodes : Michael Omartian
Guitars : Christopher Cross
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Synthesizers : Michael Boddicker & Billy Alessi
Percussion & Vibes : Victor Feldman
Lyricon Solo : Tom Scott

06 - Put Away Your Love

Keyboards : Billy Alessi & Rob Meurer
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Guitars : Christopher Cross
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan, Michael Boddicker & Billy Alessi

07 - What A Way To Go

Keyboards : Billy Alessi & Rob Meurer
Guitar : Steve Lukather
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Saxophone Solo : Ernie Watts
Additional Lead & Background vocals : Patti Austin

08 - Still In Love

Keyboards : Michael Omartian
Guitars : Christopher Cross
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Bass : Roscoe Beck
Synthesizer : Billy Alessi
Percussion : Victor Feldman & Lenny Castro
Lyricon : Tom Scott

09 - How Long, How Much

Fender Rhodes : Robbie Buchanan
Electric Rhythm & Lead Guitars : Larry Carlton
Acoustic Guitar : Christopher Cross
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Lenny Castro

10 - Forever

Fender Rhodes : Billy Alessi
Guitars : Christopher Cross
Drums : Tommy Taylor
Fretless Bass : Roscoe Beck
Synthesizers : Michael Boddicker & Billy Alessi
Additional Vocals : Christopher Cross

11 - Long Time Friends

Piano : Michael Omartian