06/07/2015

Lenny Williams "Choosing You" (1977) -Contemporary Soul-



Label : ABC Records


01 - Shoo Doo Fu Fu Ooh! (Bernard Thompson & Lenny Williams)
02 - Look Up With Your Mind (Frank Wilson & Judy Wieder)
03 - Choosing You (Lenny Williams)
04 - Riding The High Wire (Frank Wilson, John Footman & Lenny Williams)
05 - Please Don't Tempt Me (Art Posey, Frank Wilson & Josef Powell)
06 - I've Been Away For Too Long (Art Posey & Josef Powell)
07 - Trust In Me (Frank Wilson, John Footman & Terri McFaddin)
08 - Problem Solver (David Stallings & Lenny Williams)


Produced & Arranged by Frank E. Wilson for Spec-O-Lite Productions
Recorded & Mixed at Crystal Sound Recording Studio
Recording Engineer : Kevin Beamish
Assistant Recording Engineer : Anne Bolling
Mixing Engineers : Kevin Beamish & Frank Wilson
Production Coordinator : Rick Howard
Horns Arranged by Greg Adams (except "Please Don't Tempt Me" Arranged by Wade Marcus)
Strings Arrangements : Bruce Miller, Wade Marcus & Charles Veal
Flute Solo on "Look Up With Your Mind" by William Greene
Guitar Solo on "Choosing You" : Ray Parker Jr.
Rhythm Arrangements : Bruce Miller & Frank Wilson
Background vocals : Sherlie Matthews, Venetta Fields, John Fox, Frank Wilson, Lenny Williams & Gerri Granger


Musicians :

Shondu Akien : Percussion
Jack Ashford : Percussion
Steve Beckmeier : Guitar
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer
Ollie Brown : Drums
Reginald Burke : Keyboard
Gary Coleman : Percussion
John Footman : Keyboard
James Gadson : Drums
James Jamerson Jr. : Bass
Neil Larsen : Keyboard
Frederick Lewis : Percussion
Paul Mabry : Drums
Ray Parker Jr. : Guitar
Greg Phillinganes : Keyboard
Raymond Pounds : Drums
Greg Poree : Guitar
Josef Powell : Keyboard
Nathan Watts : Bass
Kenneth Russell : Guitar
Willie Weeks : Bass

Tower Of Power Horn Section :
Lenny Pickett : Tenor Sax & Alto Sax
Emilio Castillo : Tenor Sax
Steve Kupka : Baritone Sax
Mic Gillette : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Adams : Trumpet