10/01/2016

Rockie Robbins "Rockie Robbins" (1979) -Contemporary R&B-



Label : A&M Records


01 - I Can Hardly Wait (Skip Scarborough & Wanda Hutchinson)
02 - If I Ever Lose You (Rockie Robbins)
03 - Funk Street (Rockie Robbins)
04 - When I Think Of You (Rockie Robbins)
05 - I Love You Only (Rockie Robbins)
06 - Don't Deny Me (Rockie Robbins)
07 - Be Ever Wonderful (Maurice White & Larry Dunn)
08 - Sho' Is Bad (Rockie Robbins & Richard Evans)
09 - Miss Dynamite (Greg Crockett & Ray Gardner)


Produced by Richard Evans & Johnny Pate
Executive Producer : Ron Moss

Arranged by Richard Evans & Johnny Pate
Recording Engineers : Barney Perkins & Paul Serrano
Recorded at ABC Studios, Los Angeles, California ; A&M Studios, Hollywood, California ("Funk Street" & "When I Think Of You") & P.S. Studios, Chicago, Illinois
Assistant Engineers : Zolie Johnson, Denty Allen, Ron White & Jody Leverenz
Mixing Engineer : Barney Perkins
Mastering Engineer : Gene Thompson

Musician Credits on "Funk Street" & "When I Think Of You" ; Recorded in Los Angeles
Keyboards : Linda Williams, Ricky Peterson & Denzil Miller  
Guitars : Ross Traut, Greg Crockett & Danny Leake 
Bass : Larry Ball
Drums : James Gadson & Paul Humphrey
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Strings :
Concertmaster : Gerri Vinci ; Violin Solo on "When I Think Of You"
Trumpets & Flugelhorn : Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant & Snooky Young
Sax & Flute : Jerome Richardson
Baritone Sax : Bill Green
Tenor Sax : Fred Saxon Jr.
Trombones : Garnett Brown, Benny Powell & Lew McCreary
French Horn : David Duke, Sidney Muldrow & Eric Niam
Background vocals : Bernadene Davis, Francine Smith, Jo Ann Brown, Cynthia White, Joyce Faison, Alice Sanderson, Mattie Butler, Jynean Denise Bell & Lilian M. Tynes 

Musicians credits on "I Can Hardly Wait", "Sho' Is Bad", "Be Ever Wonderful", "Miss Dynamite", "Don't Deny Me", "If I Ever Lose You" & "I Love You Only" ; Recorded at P.S. Studios, Chicago, Illinois
Keyboards : Ricky Peterson, Paul Libman & Terry Fryer
Guitar : Danny Leake
Bass : Larry Ball
Drums : Morris Jennings
Percussion : Morris Jennings & Derf Reklaw
Strings :
Concertmaster & Violonist : Sol A Bobrov
Violins : Arnold Roth, Arthur Tabachnick, Elliot Golub, Ruth Goodman, Joseph Golan, Fred Spector, Frank Borgognone, George Palermo, Phillip Palermo, John Fringo & E. Zlatoff Mrsky
Celli : Earl Madison, Karl Fruh & Leonard Chausow 
Horn : (Contractor : Murray J. Watson Jr.)
Trumpets : Robert A. Lewis, Arthur Hoyle & Paul Serrano
Tenor Sax : Eugene Vinegard
Baritone Sax : Lenard Druss
Trombone : Ralph Craig
French Horn : Ethel Merker