04/04/2016

Michael Bolton "Timeless (The Classics)" (1992) -Blue-Eyed Soul / Adult Contemporary / Westcoast Rock-


 Label : Columbia Records


01 - Since I Fell For You (Buddy Johnson)
02 - To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb & Robin Gibb)
03 - Reach Out I'll Be There* (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland)
04 - You Send Me (Sam Cooke)
05 - Yesterday (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
06 - Hold On, I'm Coming* (Isaac Hayes & David Porter)
07 - Bring It On Home To Me (Sam Cooke)
08 - Knock On Wood* (Eddie Floyd & Steve Cropper)
09 - Drift Away* (Mentor Williams)
10 - White Christmas (Irving Berlin)


Produced & Arranged by David Foster & Michael Bolton
*Produced by Walter Afanasieff & Michael Bolton
All Songs except* Additional Recording at Passion Studios, CT (Assisted by Steve Milo); Ocean Way Recording (Assisted by Eric Rudd & Noel Hazen); Conway Studios (Assisted by Brett Swain & Marnie Lehmann-Riley); The Record Plant (Assisted by Kyle Bess & Craig Brock); A&M Studios (Assisted by Brian Scheuble) & Westlake Studios (Assisted by Steven Harrison & Chris Fogel), CA.
Mastered by Vlado Meller at Sony Music Studio Operations, NY


01 - Since I Fell For You

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Randy Kerber
Electric Guitar : Michael Thompson
Acoustic Guitar : Dean Parks
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Johnny Mandel
Rhythm Arrangements by David Foster & Michael Bolton
Engineered by Bill Schnee & Dave Reitzas
Vocals Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Orchestra Engineered by Al Schmitt
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA & Passion Studios, CT
Mixed by Al Schmitt at Ocean Way Recording, CA

02 - To Love Somebody

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Randy Kerber
Organ : Greg Phillinganes
Additional Keyboards : David Foster & Robbie Buchanan
Electric Guitar : Michael Thompson
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Background vocals : Vann Johnson, Janis Liebhart, Pat Hawk, Carmen Twillie, Portia Griffin & Mona Lisa Young
Rhythm Arrangements by David Foster & Michael Bolton
Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Jeremy Lubbock
Engineered by Bill Schnee & Dave Reitzas
Vocals Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Orchestra Engineered by Al Schmitt
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA & Passion Studios, CT
Mixed by Mick Guzauski at Westlake Studios & The Enterprise, CA

03 - Reach Out I'll Be There

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Keyboards, Synth, Bass, Rhythm Programming & Hammond B-3 Organ : Walter Afanasieff
Guitars : Vernon Black
Akai & Synclavier Programming : Ren Klyce
Akai, Macintosh & Synclavier Programming : Gary Cirimelli
Background vocals : The Four Tops
Additional Background vocals : Pat Hawk, Portia Griffin, Vann Johnson, Janis Liebhart, Mona Lisa Young & Carmen Twillie
Engineered & Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
2nd Engineers : Manny LaCarrubba, Mark Hensley, Eric Rudd & Kyle Bess
Recorded at The Plant Recording Studios, CA
Lead vocals Recorded at Passion Studios, CT
Background vocals Recorded at The Hit Factory, NY & Ocean Way Recording, CA
Mixed at The Record Plant, CA

04 - You Send Me

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Randy Kerber
Electric Guitar : Michael Thompson
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Saxophone Solo : Joel Peskin
String Arrangement by David Foster 
Engineered by Bill Schnee & Dave Reitzas
Vocals Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Orchestra Engineered by Al Schmitt
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA & Passion Studios, CT
Mixed by Mick Guzauski at Westlake Studios, CA

05 - Yesterday

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Randy Kerber
Additional Keyboards : David Foster & Robbie Buchanan
Electric Guitar : Michael Thompson
Acoustic Guitar : Dean Parks
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Johnny Mandel
Rhythm Arrangement by David Foster & Michael Bolton
Engineered by Bill Schnee & Dave Reitzas
Vocals Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Orchestra Engineered by Al Schmitt
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA & Passion Studios, CT
Mixed by Al Schmitt at Ocean Way Recording, CA

06 - Hold On, I'm Coming

Lead & Background vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Walter Afanasieff
Hammond B-3 Organ : Randy Kerber
Guitars : Michael Thompson
Additional Guitars : Michael Landau
Bass : Randy Jackson
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Macintosh Programming : Gary Cirimelli
Tower Of Power Horn Section :
Tenor Saxophones : Emilio Castillo & Gary Herbig
Baritone Saxophone : Stephen "Doc" Kupka
Trumpet : Greg Adams
Trombone & Trumpet : Lee Thornberg
Horn Arrangements by Greg Adams & Walter Afanasieff
Engineered & Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
2nd Engineers : Manny LaCarrubba, Mark Hensley, Eric Rudd & Kyle Bess
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA
Vocals Recorded at Passion Studios, CT
Mixed at The Record Plant, CA

07 - Bring It On Home To Me

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Organ : Randy Kerber
Electric Guitar Solo : Michael Thompson
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Background vocals : Vann Johnson, Janis Liebhart, Pat Hawk, Carmen Twillie, Portia Griffin & Mona Lisa Young
Rhythm Arrangements by David Foster & Michael Bolton
Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Johnny Mandel
Engineered by Bill Schnee & Dave Reitzas
Vocals Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Orchestra Engineered by Al Schmitt
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA & Passion Studios, CT
Mixed by Dave Reitzas at Ocean Way Recording, CA

08 - Knock On Wood

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Hammond B-3 Organ : Walter Afanasieff
Piano : Randy Kerber
Guitars : Michael Thompson
Additional Guitars : Michael Landau
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Macintosh Programming : Gary Cirimelli
Tower Of Power Horn Section :
Tenor Saxophones : Emilio Castillo & Gary Herbig
Baritone Saxophone : Stephen "Doc" Kupka
Trumpet : Greg Adams
Trombone & Trumpet : Lee Thornberg
Background vocals : Pat Hawk, Portia Griffin, Vann Johnson, Janis Liebhart, Mona Lisa Young & Yvonne Williams
Horn Arrangements by Greg Adams & Walter Afanasieff
Engineered & Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
2nd Engineers : Manny LaCarrubba, Mark Hensley, Eric Rudd & Kyle Bess
Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA
Vocals Recorded at Passion Studios, CT
Mixed at The Record Plant, CA

09 - Drift Away

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Keyboards, Synth, Bass, Rhythm Programming & Hammond B-3 Organ : Walter Afanasieff
Guitars : Michael Landau
Akai & Synclavier Programming : Ren Klyce
Macintosh & Synclavier Programming : Gary Cirimelli
Background vocals : "The PH1 Choir" : Patrick Henderson, Yvette Williams, Miriam Tajonera, Francis Reynolds, Kathryn Garnett-Thompson, Stephanie Rockwell, Carla Hart, Timothy Godfrey, Mary Lloyd, Ellecia Pitts, Sharon Cravin, Steven Fowlkes, Rodney Finney, Clyde Schofield, Kenneth Day, Angela Brinn, Judith McAllister, Janice Harrison, Yvonne Hairston & Kenneth Moore
Additional Background vocals : Claytoven Richardson, Gary Cirimelli, Pat Hawk, Portia Griffin, Vann Johnson, Jans Liebhart, Mona Lisa Young & Yvonne Williams
Choir Vocal Director & Arrangement by Patrick Henderson
Engineered & Mixed by Dana Jon Chappelle
2nd Engineers : Manny LaCarrubba, Mark Hensley, Eric Rudd & Kyle Bess
Recorded at The Plant Recording Studios, CA
Lead vocals Recorded at Passion Studios, CT
Background vocals & Guitars Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, CA
Mixed at The Record Plant, CA

10 - White Christmas

Lead vocals : Michael Bolton
Piano : Ian Underwood
Electric Piano : Randy Kerber
Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Johnny Mandel
Engineered by Al Schmitt
Vocals Engineered by Dave Reitzas
Recorded at Ocean Way recording, CA & Passion Studios, CT
Mixed by Al Schmitt at Ocean Way Recording, CA