12/01/2016

Paulette McWilliams "Never Been Here Before" (1977) -Westcoast Funk Soul-



Label : Fantasy Records


01 - Don't Let Love Go (Brian & Brenda Russell)
02 - I'll Never Make You Cry (Al Ciner)
03 - Main Squeeze (Al Ciner)
04 - Chump Change (Eddie Brown & Bob Pritchard)
05 - What's Left To Say (Gary Loizzo & Gary Weisner)
06 - Give It Time (Patti Austin)
07 - Never Been Here Before (Al Ciner)
08 - Don't Give Your Heart Away (Al Ciner)
09 - Feel Good All Over (Milo Adamo & Mike Melvoin)
10 - Happy Song (Eddie Brown & Bob Pritchard)


Produced by Al Ciner & Gary Loizzo for Our Gang Productions, Inc.
Rhythm Tracks Arranged by Al Ciner
Background vocals Arranged by Al Ciner, Paulette McWilliams & Gary Loizzo
Recorded at Pumpkin Studios (Oak Lawn, III) & Fantasy Studios (Berkeley)
"Happy Song" Chorus Recorded at United Western Studios (Los Angeles)
Engineer : Gary Loizzo
(Assisted by Steve Williams, Fantasy Studios)
Remix : Loizzo & Ciner (Pumpkin Studios)
Mastering : John Golden (Kendun Recorders, Burbank)


01 - Don't Let Love Go

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars
Ron Stockert : Keyboards
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : Drums
Gary Loizzo : Percussion
D. Weed, P. Labella, E. Panitch, C. Haarvig, H. Schramm, S. Sporny & N. Johnson : Strings
Strings Arranged by Ron Stockert
Conducted by Ken Soderblom

02 - I'll Never Make You Cry 

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars & Background vocals
Ed Tossing : Keyboards
Wayne Nelson : Bass
Leo Graziano : Drums
Gary Loizzo : Background vocals
Mic Gillette, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Bill Lamb & Don Markese : Horns
Horn Arranged by Mic Gillette

03 - Main Squeeze

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars
Don Grusin : Keyboards
Ed Tossing : Synthesizer
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : Drums
Leo Graziano, Gary Loizzo & Master Henry Gibson : Percussion

04 - Chump Change

Paulette McWilliams : Lead vocal
Al Ciner : Guitars & Percussion
Ron Stockert : Keyboards
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : Drums
Master Henry Gibson, Gary Loizzo & Leo Graziano : Percussion
Roosevelt Christmas III, Doyle Cole & Shell Bridgeman : Background vocals
Mic Gillette, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Bill Lamb & Don Markese : Horns
Horn Arranged by Mic Gillette 

05 - What's Left To Say

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars & Background vocals
Gary Loizzo : Acoustic Guitar, Chimes & Background vocals
Ed Tossing : Keyboards
Wayne Nelson : Bass
Leo Graziano : Drums
Sol A. Bobroy, Roger Moulton, Everett Zlatoff-Mirsky, Elliot Golub, Kathleen Lund & Frank E. Borgognone : Strings
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Don Markese

06 - Give It Time

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars, Percussion & Background vocals
Don Grusin : Keyboards
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : Drums & Percussion
Leo Graziano : Percussion
Gary Loizzo : Percussion & Background vocals
Mic Gillette, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Bill Lamb & Don Markese : Horns
D. Weed, P. Labella, E. Panitch, C. Haarvig, H. Schramm, S. Sporny & N. Johnson : Strings
Horns & Strings Arranged by Don Grusin
Strings Conducted by Ken Soderblom

07 - Never Been Here Before

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars & Percussion
Don Grusin : Keyboards
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : DrumsGary Loizzo : Percussion
D. Weed, P. Labella, E. Panitch, C. Haarvig, H. Schramm, S. Sporny & N. Johnson : Strings
Strings Arranged by Clare Fischer
Conducted by Ken Soderblom

08 - Don't Give Your Heart Away

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars & Background vocals
Ed Tossing : Keyboards
Wayne Nelson : Bass
Leo Graziano : Drums
Gary Loizzo : Background vocals
Sol A. Bobroy, Roger Moulton, Everett Zlatoff-Mirsky, Elliot Golub, Kathleen Lund & Frank E. Borgognone : Strings
Strings Arranged by Ron Stockert
Conducted by Don Markese

09 - Feel Good All Over

Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars & Percussion
Ron Stockert : Keyboards
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : Drums
Master Henry Gibson & Leo Graziano : Percussion
Mic Gillette, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Bill Lamb & Don Markese : Horns
D. Weed, P. Labella, E. Panitch, C. Haarvig, H. Schramm, S. Sporny & N. Johnson : Strings
Horns & Strings Arranged by Ron Stockert
Strings Conducted by Ken Soderblom 

10 - Happy Song
Paulette McWilliams : Lead & Background vocals
Al Ciner : Guitars, Background vocals & Percussion
Ron Stockert : Keyboards
Dennis Belfield : Bass
Andre Fischer : Drums
Leo Graziano : Percussion
Bridgette McWilliams, Yolanda Spruill, Stephanie Spruill, Juanita Johnson, Lisa Palmer, Chris Palmer & Gary Loizzo : Background vocals
Don Markese : Piccolo & Piccolo Arrangement