21/07/2016

Melissa Manchester "Don't Cry Out Loud" (1978) -Smooth Soul / Westcoast Soul-

  
 Label : Arista Records


01 - Shine Like You Should (Melissa Manchester)
02 - Caravan (Melissa Manchester)
03 - Don't Cry Out Loud* (Peter Allen & Carole Bayer Sager)
04 - Almost Everything (Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware)
05 - Bad Weather (Stevie Wonder & Ira Tucker Jr.)
06 - Through The Eyes Of Grace (Melissa Manchester)
07 - To Make You Smile Again (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
08 - Such A Morning (Melissa Manchester & Steven Cagan)
09 - Knowin' My Love's Alive (Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware)
10 - Singin' From My Soul (Melissa Manchester & Adrienne Anderson)

Bonus Track

11 - We Had This Time (Melissa Manchester & Larry Weiss)


Produced by Leon Ware for Melissa Manchester Productions, Inc.
*Produced by Harry Maslin
Production Coordination & Tour Manager : Pam Bishop
Assistant Production Coordinator : Marsha Kleinbar
Musical Coordinator : Carol Cassano
Concert Master : Harry Bluestone
Orchestra Manager : Frank DeCaro
Recorded at A&M Studios
Engineer : Milt Calise (2nd : Chuck Travers)
Village Recorders Engineer : Gary Starr (2nd : Carla Frederick & Nick Van Maart)
"Through The Eye Of Grace" Recorded at Music Grinder
Engineers : Gary Skarvina (2nd : Robert Feist)
"Don't Cry Out Loud" Recorded at Allen Zentz
Engineers : Steve Waldman & Harry Maslin (2nd : Steve Couger & Rick Ash)
Mixing Engineer : Phil Schier at Record Plant (2nd Engineer : Ron Alvaro) & at Kendun Recorders (2nd : Jackson Schwartz)
Mastering & Editing by Joe Hansh at Kendun Recorders


01 - Shine Like You Should

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums & Electric Drum : James Gadson
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Acoustic Piano : Richard Tee
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements : Tom Saviano
String Arrangement : Gene Page

02 - Caravan

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums & Electric Drum : James Gadson
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Acoustic Piano : Melissa Manchester
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware
Gypsy Violin Solo : Harry Bluestone
Rhythm Arrangement : Tom Saviano
String & Woodwind Arrangement : David Blumberg

03 - Don't Cry Out Loud

Guitar : Dennis Budimir & Lee Ritenour
Bass : David Hungate
Drums : Jim Keltner
Piano : Bill Payne
Arranged by Barry Fasman

04 - Almost Everything

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums : James Gadson
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Acoustic Piano : Richard Tee
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware
Rhythm & Horn Arrangements : Tom Saviano
String Arrangement : Gene Page 

05 - Bad Weather

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums : James Gadson
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Acoustic Piano : Richard Tee
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Synthesizer : Sonny Burke
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester, Leon Ware & Claudia Cagan
Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Horn Arrangement : Tom Saviano
Trumpet : Chuck Findley & Steve Madaio
Trombone : Dick "Slyde" Hyde & Lew McCreary
Alto & Tenor Sax : Tom Saviano
Baritone & Tenor Sax : David Lewel
Tenor Sax : Mike Carnahan

06 - Through The Eyes Of Grace

Acoustic Piano : Melissa Manchester
String Arrangement : David Blumberg 

07 - To Make You Smile Again

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums : James Gadson
Acoustic Piano : Richard Tee
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Rhythm Arrangement : Tom Saviano & Leon Ware
String Arrangement : Gene Page
Harmonica : Tommy Morgan

08 - Such A Morning

Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Drums & Electric Drums : Art Rodriguez
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Formula Sound String Equalizer : Michael Boddicker
Percussion & Little Birdies : Lenny Castro
Rhythm Arrangement : Tom Saviano 

09 - Knowin' My Love's Alive

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums : James Gadson
Acoustic Piano : Richard Tee
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : James Gadson, Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware
Rhythm Arrangement : David Blumberg & Leon Ware
String & Woodwind Arrangements : David Blumberg

10 - Singin' From My Soul

Electric Guitar : David T. Walker
Guitar : Jay Graydon
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Drums : Ed Greene
Electric Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Acoustic Piano : Richard Tee & Melissa Manchester
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester
Rhythm Arrangement : Tom Saviano
String Arrangement : Gene Page