16/08/2016

Pointer Sisters "Special Things" (1980) -Westcoast Soul Funk-


 Label : Planet Records / Big Break Records


01 - Could I Be Dreaming (Trevor Lawrence, Anita Pointer & Marlo Henderson)
02 - He's So Shy (Tom Snow & Cynthia Weil)
03 - The Love Too Good To Last (Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager & Peter Allen)
04 - Evil (Geoffrey Leib & Larry Lingle)
05 - Save This Night For Love (Art Jacobson, Bill Haberman & Ellison Chase)
06 - We've Got The Power (Bob Esty & Michael Brooks)
07 - Where Did Time Go (Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager)
08 - Special Things (Anita Pointer)
09 - Here Is Where Your Love Belongs (Bill Champlin)

Bonus Track 

10 - Movin' On (Anita Pointer, June Pointer, Ruth Pointer, Trevor Lawrence & Marlo Henderson)


Produced by Richard Perry
Associate Producer : Trevor Lawrence
Recording Engineer : Gabe Veltri
Remix Engineer : James Guthrie
Assistant Engineers : Jim Küenzi, Raven Royce-Jordan, Stephen Marcussen & Tim Dennen
Recorded & Mixed at Studio 55, Los Angeles, California
Mastered by Doug Sax & Mike Reese at The Mastering Lab
Production Coordinator : Daniel Kushnick & Michael Solomon
Vocal Arrangements by The Pointer Sisters


Pointer Sisters :

Anita Pointer
June Pointer
Ruth Pointer 


01 - Could I Be Dreaming

Strings & Horn Arrangements & Conductor : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : Anita Pointer
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Nathan Watts
Drums : Ollie Brown
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Alto Flute : Don Myrick & Jay Hutson
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Trumpet & Flugelhorn : Chuck Findley & Steve Madaio 
French Horn : Henri Sigismonti
Concertmaster : Sid Sharp

02 - He's So Shy

Lead vocal : Anita Pointer
Guitar : Tim May
Bass : Nathan Watts
Arrangement, Keyboards, Synthesizer : Tom Snow
Synthesizer Programming : Michael Boddicker
Drums : James Gadson 
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 

03 - The Love Too Good To Last

Strings & Horns Arrangements by Burt Bacharach
Lead vocal : Anita Pointer 
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr. 
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer : Lance Ong
Drums : Ollie Brown
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Flugelhorn : Chuck Findley & Warren Looney
Orchestrated by Trevor Lawrence
Concertmaster : Sid Sharp

04 - Evil

Horns Arrangement by Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : June Pointer 
Guitar : Ben Bridges & Marlo Henderson
Guitar Solo : Paul Jackson Jr. 
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer : Lance Ong
Drums : Raymond Pounds 
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 
Trumpet : Larry Gittens & Steve Madaio 
Saxophone : Don Myrick & Jay Hutson 
Horns : Gary Grant
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach & Dick "Slyde" Hyde 

05 - Save This Night For Love

Strings Arrangement & Conductor : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : Anita Pointer
Bass & Percussion : Nathan Watts 
Guitar : Marlo Henderson & Paul Jackson Jr.
Synthesizer Programming : Michael Boddicker
Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Phillinganes
Drums : Ollie Brown
Concertmaster : Sid Sharp 

06 - We've Got The Power

Strings & Horn Arrangements, Conductor : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : June Pointer 
Bass : John Pierce
Fender Rhodes : John Barnes 
Drums : James Gadson
Guitar : Mark Goldenberg & Tim May
Clavinet : Greg Phillinganes
Piano : Clarence McDonald
Concertmaster : Sid Sharp

07 - Where Did Time Go

Horn Arrangement by Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : June Pointer 
Keyboards & Strings Arrangement by Burt Bacharach
Bass : James Jamerson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes 
Guitar : David Williams & Marlo Henderson 
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Concertmaster : Sid Sharp

08 - Special Things

Lead vocal : Anita Pointer
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : John Barnes 
Guitar : Mark Goldenberg & Tim May
Drums : James Gadson
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker

09 - Here Is Where Your Love Belongs

Strings & Horn Arrangements, Conductor : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : Ruth Pointer
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Guitar : David Williams & Paul Jackson Jr.
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Alto Sax Solo : Don Myrick 
Concertmaster : Sid Sharp

10 - Movin' On

Lead vocal : Anita Pointer