07/07/2015

Deniece Williams "Let's Hear It For The Boy" (1984) -Contemporary R&B"



Label : CBS Records


01 - Let's Hear It For The Boy** (Tom Snow & Dean Pitchford)
02 - I Want You* (Deniece Williams & Peter Couch)
03 - Picking Up The Pieces* (Deniece Williams & Peter Couch)
04 - Black Butterfly** (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
05 - Next Love** (Deniece Williams & George Duke)
06 - Haunting Me** (Deniece Williams, George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam)
07 - Don't Tell Me We Have Nothing* (George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam)
08 - Blind Dating* (Deniece Williams, Robert Brookins & Michele Val Jean)
09 - Wrapped Up* (G. McMahon & A. Barrett)
10 - Whiter Than Snow* (Traditional)


*Produced by Deniece Williams
Engineer : Tom Perry
Recorded & Mixed at The Complex
**Produced by George Duke for George Duke Enterprises
Recording Engineers (except on "Let's Hear It For The Boy") : Tommy Vicari & Mick Guzauski
Remix Engineer : Tommy Vicari
Recorded at Le Gonks West
Second Engineer : Nick Spigel
Mixed at The Complex
Second Engineer : Murray Dvorkin
Strings on "Black Butterfly" Recorded at Soundcastle
Second Engineer : Mitch Gibson
Production Assistant : Constance Guzman
Executive Producer : Larkin Arnold
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles


01 - Let's Hear It For The Boy

Moog Bass, Memory Moog, Linn Drum Programming & Prophet V : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam & Deniece Williams

02 - I Want You

Keyboards : George Duke
Tenor Sax : Ronnie Laws
Arranged by Deniece Williams
Strings Arranged by George Del Barrio

03 - Picking Up The Pieces

Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Synthesizers : Kevin Grady & Leon Pendarvis
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Jeff Baxter
Background vocals : Deniece Williams, Oren Waters, George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Piano : Russell Ferrante
Arranged by Leon Pendarvis

04 - Black Butterfly

Prophet V : George Duke
Acoustic Piano & Rhodes : Russell Ferrante
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Guitar : Michael Sembello
Lyricon : Richard Elliot

05 - Next Love

Rhodes & Memory Moog : George Duke
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Sheila Escovedo
Flute : Hubert Laws
Background vocals : George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam & Roosevelt Christmas

06 - Haunting Me

Jupiter 8 : George Merrill
Vocoder, Synthesizer & Effects at End : George Duke
Guitar : Michael Sembello
Linn Drum Programming : George Merrill & George Duke
Tom Toms : John "JR" Robinson
Background vocals : George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam, Deniece Williams & Roosevelt Christmas

07 - Don't Tell Me We Have Nothing

Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Jeff Baxter
Background vocals : Deniece Williams, George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam
Arranged by Leon Pendarvis

08 - Blind Dating

Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Synthesizers : Kevin Grady & Leon Pendarvis
Piano : Russell Ferrante
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Jeff Baxter
Background vocals : Deniece Williams, George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam
Arranged by Leon Pendarvis 

09 - Wrapped Up

Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Synthesizers : Kevin Grady & Leon Pendarvis
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Jeff Baxter
Piano : Russell Ferrante
Background vocals : Deniece Williams, Oren Waters, George Merrill & Shannon Rubicam
Arranged by Leon Pendarvis 

10 - Whiter Than Snow

Organ : Jerry Peters
Background vocals : Deniece Williams
Arranged by Jerry Peters