16/08/2016

Bill Withers "Watching You Watching Me" (1985) -Westcoast Soul-


 Label : CBS Records


01 - Oh Yeah! (Bill Withers, David Foster & Larry Carlton)
02 - Something That Turns On You* (Bill Withers)
03 - Don't Make Me Wait** (Bill Withers & Don Freeman)
04 - Heart In Your Life*** (Bill Withers)
05 - Watching You Watching Me**** (William Eaton)
06 - We Could Be Sweet Lovers* (Bill Withers)
07 - You Just Can't Smile It Away* (Bill Withers)
08 - Steppin' Right Along* (Bill Withers)
09 - Whatever Happens*** (Bill Withers & Larry Carlton)
10 - You Try To Find A Love***** (Bill Withers & Michel Colombier)


Produced by Larry Carlton, Bill Withers & Denny Diante
*Produced by Bill Withers
**Produced by Bill Withers, Don Freeman & Denny Diante
***Produced by Bill Withers & Denny Diante
****Produced by Ralph MacDonald, Denny Diante & Bill Withers
*****Produced by Denny Diante, Bill Withers & Michel Colombier
Mixed by Mick Guzauski at The Complex & Conway Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Assisted by Sharon Rice, Rick Clifford & Richard McKearnan
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA


01 - Oh Yeah!

Produced by Larry Carlton & Bill Withers
Co-Produced by Denny Diante
Engineers : Larry Carlton, Hal Sacs, Keith Seppanen, Mick Guzauski & Larry Hirsh
Studios : Room 335, Yamaha R&D Recording Studios, Sunset Sound & Conway Studios
All Keyboards : David Foster
Intro-Fender Bass : Nathan East
Rhythm Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
DX-7 & Simmons Toms : Bill Withers
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Marty McCall, Myrna Matthews & Denise DeCaro
Arranged by David Foster

02 - Something That Turns On You

Produced by Bill Withers
Engineer : Keith Seppanen
Studio : Yamaha R&D Recording Studios
DX-7, Rhodes, Strings & Bass : Bill Withers
Synthesizer Horns, Strings & Clavinet : Paul Smith
Linn Drum Synthesizer : Keith Seppanen
Cymbals & Simmons Toms : M.B. Gordy
Ad-lib Vocals : Phil Perry
Background vocals : Phil Perry, Edie Lehman & Kate Markowitz
Background vocals Arrangements : Denise Routt, Alex Brown & Phil Perry

03 - Don't Make Me Wait

Produced by Don Freeman, Denny Diante & Bill Withers
Engineers : Erik Zobler, Keith Seppanen, Tom Seufert & E Cherney
Studios : Redwing, Yamaha R&D Recording Studios & Sunset Sound
Linn Drum Synthesizer, Acoustic Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizers, Strings & Bass : Don Freeman
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass Slides : Robert "Pops" Popwell
Synthesizer Strings : Robbie Buchanan
Arranged by Don Freeman

04 - Heart In Your Life

Produced by Bill Withers & Denny Diante
Engineer : Keith Seppanen
Studios : Yamaha R&D Recording Studios & Sunset Sound
Synthesizer, Bass, Strings & Effects : Bill Withers
Acoustic Piano : Bill Withers
DX-7 & Lead Synthesizer : Greg Phillinganes
Yamaha RX-11 & Drum Synthesizer : Keith Seppanen
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa

05 - Watching You Watching Me

Produced by Ralph MacDonald, Denny Diante & Bill Withers
Engineers : Kendall Borwn (Assistant : Eddie Heath), Keith Seppanen & Frank Wolf
Studios : Rosebud & Sunset Sound
Fender Rhodes : Richard Tee
Bass, Synthesizer, Brass, Clavinet, Strings, Bells & Harpsicord : Marcus Miller
Guitars : Dann Huff
Percussion : Ralph MacDonald
Drums : Buddy Williams
Synthesizer Strings : Robbie Buchanan
Background vocals : Yvonne Lewis, Lani Groves & Maretha Stewart

06 - We Could Be Sweet Lovers

Produced by Bill Withers
Engineer : Keith Seppanen
Studio : Yamaha R&D Recording Studios
DX-7 & Flutes : Paul Smith & Bill Withers
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Phil Perry, Edie Lehman & Kate Markowitz
Ad-lib Vocal : Alex Brown

07 - You Just Can't Smile It Away

Produced by Bill Withers
Engineers : Keith Seppanen & Ed Cherney
Studios : Yamaha R&D Recording Studios & Sunset Sound
DX-7 : Paul Smith
Synthesizer Strings : Robbie Buchanan
Sax Solo : Ernie Watts
Background vocals : Edie Lehman & Kate Markowitz

08 - Steppin' Right Along

Produced by Bill Withers
Engineer : Keith Seppanen
Studio : Yamaha R&D Recording Studios
DX-7 & Clavinet : Bill Withers
DX-7, Strings, Vibes & Voice : Don Freeman
DX-7, Pizzicato & Horns : Paul Smith
Guitar : Joe Kelly
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Simmons, Toms, Tambourine & High-hat : M.B. Gordy
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Hots! : Denise Routt

09 - Whatever Happens

Produced by Bill Withers & Denny Diante
Engineer : Keith Seppanen
Studio : Yamaha R&D Recording Studios
DX-1 Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Strings & Bells : Michel Colombier

10 - You Try To Find A Love

Produced by Denny Diante, Bill Withers & Michel Colombier
Engineer : Mick Guzauski
Studio : The Complex
All Synthesizer Programmed & Played by Michel Colombier
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
French Background : Yolie
Arranged by Michel Colombier