02/08/2015

Franke & The Knockouts "Makin' The Point" (1984) -AOR / Westcoast Rock-


 Label : MCA Records / Escape Music


01 - Outrageous (Frank Previte, Tommy Ayers, Blake Levinsohn, Billy Elworthy & N. Mershon)
02 - You Don't Want Me (Like I Want You) (Frank Previte, Tommy Ayers, Blake Levinsohn, Billy Elworthy & N. Mershon)
03 - Come Rain Or Shine (Frank Previte & Blake Levinsohn)
04 - You're All That Really Matters (Frank Previte, N. Mershon & M. Kreider)
05 - Carrie Why? (Frank Previte, Bobby Messano & N. Mershon)
06 - So Cool (Nobody's Fool) (Frank Previte, Blake Levinsohn, Billy Elworthy & L. Boone)
07 - One Good Reason (Frank Previte & Blake Levinsohn) 
08 - Blame It On My Heart (Frank Previte, N. Mershon & D. Lebolt)
09 - Can't Get Enough Of You (S. Bryant, Frank Previte, Bobby Messano & Blake Levinsohn)

Bonus Track 

10 - Hungry Eyes (Frank Previte & John DeNicola) (Original Version)


Produced by Bill Schnee
Co-Produced by Franke Previte
Recorded by Bill Schnee
Track 01 Mixed by Pat Glasser, Franke Previte & John Van Nest
Tracks 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 & 07 Mixed by Franke Previte, John Van Nest & Bobby Messano
Tracks 08 & 09 Mixed by Bill Schnee
Basic Track Assisted by Jack Joseph Puig
Assistant Engineers : David Schober & Dan Garcia
Recorded & Mixed by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood
All Songs Arranged by Franke Previte & The Knockouts


Franke & The Knockouts :

Franke Previte : Lead & Background vocals
Bobby Messano : Lead & Rhythm Guitars & Background vocals
Tommy Ayers : Synthesizers, Organ, Electric & Acoustic Piano, Background vocals
Leigh Foxx : Bass Guitar
Tico Torres : Drums


Side musicians :

Blake Levinsohn : Electric & Acoustic Piano
Billy Elworthy : Rhythm Guitars
Kim Bullard : Keyboards


Guest musicians :

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Nathan East : Bass
Marc Russo : Saxophone


Hungry Eyes (Original Version Bonus Track)

Franke Previte : Lead & Background vocals
John DeNicola : Bass
Anthony Krizan : Lead & Rhythm Guitar
Tommy Allen : Drums
Jimmy Yeagor : Keyboards
Tommy Fuller : Guitar & Background vocals
Georgia Jones : Background vocals