18/12/2015

Lenny Williams "Let's Do It Today" (1980) -Contemporary Soul-


Label : MCA Records


01 - Suspicions (Eddie Rabbitt, Randy McCormick, David Malloy & Bruce Stevens)
02 - Don't Stop Me Now (Lenny Williams & Bernard Thompson)
03 - Let's Do It Today (Lenny Williams & Bernard Thompson)
04 - Ooh Child (Stan Vincent)
05 - Messing With My Mind (Lenny Williams, Bernard Thompson & Steve Duboff)
06 - Looks Like You Made It (Ernie Cate & Earl Cate)
07 - Play With Me, Stay With Me (Lay With Me) (Lenny Williams, Bernard Thompson & Steve Duboff)
08 - If You Don't Want My Love (John Prine & Phil Spector)


Produced by Steve Duboff for Morlock Music Productions
Associate Producer : Lenny Williams for The Lenny Williams Production Co. Inc.
Recorded & Mixed at Concorde Recording Center, Los Angeles, CA
Recording Engineers : Gerry E. Brown & Reggie Dozier
Mixing Engineer : Gerry E. Brown
Mastering Engineer : Chris Bellman
Concert Master : Harry Bluestone
Strings on "Suspicions", "Messing With My Mind" & "If You Don't Want My Love" Recorded at MCA Whitney Studios
Engineer : Frank Kaymar


01 - Suspicions

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Charles Fearing : Guitar
Ray Parker Jr. : Guitar
David T. Walker : Guitar
Clarence McDonald : Electric Piano
Steve Duboff : Percussion
Tom Scott : Saxophone Solo
Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters & Oren Waters : Background vocals
Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & String Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page

02 - Don't Stop Me Now

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Charles Fearing : Guitar
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Thom Rotella : Guitar
Sonny Burke : Electric Piano
Nathan East : Bass
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer & Synthesizer Programming
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters & Oren Waters : Background vocals
Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & Horns Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page
Oscar Brashear, Ollie Mitchell & Gary Grant : Trumpets
George Bohannon & Alan Kaplan : Trombones & Baritone Horns
Jeff Clayton & Dave Edwards : Flutes
Gene Cipriano : Baritone Sax, English Horn & Piccolo

03 - Let's Do It Today

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Clarence McDonald : Electric Piano
Ray Parker Jr. : Guitar
David T. Walker : Guitar
Steve Duboff : Synthesizer & Percussion
Lenny Williams, Gary Hughes, Steve Duboff, Morgan Ames, Clydene Jackson & Stephanie Spruill : Background vocals
Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & String Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page

04 - Ooh Child

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Clarence McDonald : Piano
Ray Parker Jr. : Guitar
David T. Walker : Guitar
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Sylvester Rivers : Electric Piano
Steve Duboff : Synthesizer
Lenny Williams, Gary Hughes, Steve Duboff, Morgan Ames, Clydene Jackson, Stephanie Spruill & Jim Gilstrap : Background vocals
Lenny Williams & Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & String Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page

05 - Messing With My Mind

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Charles Fearing : Guitar
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Thom Rotella : Guitar
Sonny Burke : Electric Piano
Nathan East : Bass
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer & Synthesizer Programming
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Bernard Thompson, Steve Duboff, Laymon Davis & Don Williams : Handclaps
Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters & Oren Waters : Background vocals
Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm, Strings & Horns Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page
Oscar Brashear, Ollie Mitchell & Gary Grant : Trumpets
George Bohannon & Alan Kaplan : Baritone Horns
Gene Cipriano : Baritone Sax
Jeff Clayton & Dave Edwards : Tenor Sax

06 - Looks Like You Made It

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
David T. Walker : Guitar
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Ronald Coleman : Electric Piano
Tim May : Guitar
Clarence McDonald : Synthesizer
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer Programming
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Water s& Oren Waters : Background vocals
Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & Horns Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page
Oscar Brashear, Ollie Mitchell & Gary Grant : Trumpets
George Bohannon & Alan Kaplan : Trombones
Gene Cipriano : Baritone Sax
Jeff Clayton & Dave Edwards : Tenor Sax

07 - Play With Me, Stay With Me (Lay With Me)

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
David T. Walker : Guitar
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Ronald Coleman : Electric Piano
Steve Duboff : Percussion & Piano
Lenny Williams, Bernard Thompson, Steve Duboff, Laymon Davis & Don Williams : Handclaps
Lenny Williams, Gary Hughes, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters & Oren Waters : Background vocals
Lenny Williams & Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & Horns Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page
Oscar Brashear, Ollie Mitchell & Gary Grant : Trumpets
George Bohannon & Alan Kaplan : Trombones
Gene Cipriano : Baritone Sax
Jeff Clayton & Dave Edwards : Tenor Sax

08 - If You Don't Want My Love

Lenny Williams : Lead vocals
Carla Thomas : Lead vocals
Ed Greene : Drums
Charles Fearing : Guitar
Tim May : Guitar
Steve Duboff : Piano & Percussion
Sony Burke : Electric Piano
Nathan East : Bass
Clarence McDonald : Synthesizer
Michael Boddicker : Synthesizer Programming
Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters & Oren Waters : Background vocals
Steve Duboff : Background Vocal Arrangement
Rhythm & Strings Arranged & Conducted by Gene Page