16/08/2016

Pointer Sisters "Black & White" (1981) -Westcoast Soul Funk-



Label : Planet Records / Big Break Records


01 - Sweet Lover Man (Jerry Ragovoy & Len Roberts)
02 - Someday We'll Be Together (Russ Ballard)
03 - Take My Heart, Take My Soul (Ken Gold & Micky Denne)
04 - Slow Hand (Michael Clark & John Bettis)
05 - We're Gonna Make It (David Foster, Mike Cotton & Anita Pointer)
06 - What A Surprise (Anita Pointer, June Pointer & Trevor Lawrence)
07 - Got To Find Love (Willie Wilcox & David Lasley)
08 - Fall In Love Again (Patrick Henderson & Wornell Jones)
09 - Should I Do It (Layng Martine Jr.)

Bonus Tracks

10 - Holdin' Out For Love (Tom Snow & Cynthia Weil)
11 - What A Surprise (Edited Version) (Anita Pointer, June Pointer & Trevor Lawrence)
12 - Someday We'll Be Together (Edited Version) (Russ Ballard)


Produced by Richard Perry
Associate Producer : Trevor Lawrence
Recording Engineer : Gabe Veltri
Remix Engineer : Bill Schnee
Assistant Engineers : Bobby Gerber, Stuart Furusho & Phil Dennen
Recorded & Mixed at Studio 55, Los Angeles, California
Additional Recording at Celebration Recording, NYC
Engineer : Piers Plaskitt
Mastered at Precision Lacquer by Larry Emerine & Stephen Marcussen
Production Coordinators : Susan Epstein & Michael Solomon
Musical Coordinator : Michael Barackman
Vocal Arrangements by The Pointer Sisters


Pointer Sisters :

Anita Pointer
June Pointer
Ruth Pointer 


01 - Sweet Lover Man

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Synthesizer & Keyboards : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Lead vocal : June Pointer

02 - Someday We'll Be Together

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : John Barnes
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Synthesizer : Ed Walsh
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Lead vocal : Anita Pointer

03 - Take My Heart, Take My Soul

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : John Barnes
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Tenor Sax Solo : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : Ruth Pointer

04 - Slow Hand

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Electric Piano : John Barnes
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Organ : William "D" Smith
Lead vocal : Anita Pointer

05 - We're Gonna Make It

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Mike Porcaro
Keyboard Synthesizers : David Foster
Additional Synthesizers & Synthesizer Programming : Mike Cotton
Congas : Paulinho Da Costa
Lead vocals : Anita & June Pointer

06 - What A Surprise

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : John Barnes
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Synthesizer : Ed Walsh
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Tenor Sax Solo : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : Anita Pointer

07 - Got To Find Love

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : John Barnes
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Synthesizer : Ed Walsh
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Tenor Sax Solo : Trevor Lawrence
Lead vocal : June Pointer

08 - Fall In Love Again

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Keyboards : John Barnes 
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Guitar Solo : Paul Jackson Jr.
Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 
Lead vocal : June Pointer

09 - Should I Do It

Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Nathan Watts
Piano : John Barnes
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Tim May
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Sax Solo : Trevor Lawrence
Organ : Danny Faragher
Lead vocal : June Pointer 

10 - Holdin' Out For Love

Lead vocal : Ruth Pointer

11 - What A Surprise (Edited Version)

Lead vocal : Anita Pointer 

12 - Someday We'll Be Together (Edited Version)

Lead vocal : Anita Pointer