21/07/2016

Melissa Manchester "For The Working Girl" (1980) -Westcoast Rock-


 
Label : Arista Records / Wounded Bird (WOU 9533)


01 - If This Is Love (Kerry Chater & Robbie Patton)
02 - Any Kind Of Fool (Stephan Berg, Stephen H. Dorff & Don Peter Stalker)
03 - Working Girl (For The) (Melissa Manchester & Bernie Taupin)
04 - Without You (William Collins, Thomas Evans, Michael Gibbins, Peter Ham & J.C. Molland)
05 - Boys In The Backroom (Melissa Manchester)
06 - You And Me (Peter Allen & Carole Bayer Sager)
07 - Talk (Melissa Manchester & Allee Willis)
08 - A Fool's Affair (Richard Kerr & Troy Seals)
09 - Lovers After All (Melissa Manchester & Leon Ware)
10 - Tears Of Joy (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Melissa Manchester)
11 - Happier Than I've Ever Been (Melissa Manchester)


Producer : Steve Buckingham
Rhythm Track Arranged by Randy McCormick & Steve Buckingham

Rhythm Section : 
James Stroud : Drums & Percussion
Larry Byrom : Guitar
Tom Robb : Bass
Randy McCormick : Keyboards

Also : 
Alan Feingold : Synthesizer
Avtar Singh Khaka : Vibes & Marimbas
Tommy Cooper : Glockenspiel
Beth Cooper : French Horn
David Manchester : Bassoon
Steve Buckingham : Guitar

Peabo Bryson Duet "Lovers After All"

Background vocals :
Don Henley
Sandra Rhodes, Charles Chalmers & Donna Rhodes (RCR)
Paul Davis, Steve Carlisle
Ed Seay, Kathleen Jackson
Bernadine Mitchell & Patti Allinson

Strings & Horns Arranged by Barry Fasman except "Happier Than I've Ever Been" & "Tears Of Joy" Arranged by Steven Cagan  

Concermaster : Sid Sharp

Recorded at :
Northstar Studio / Boulder
Bricannia Studio / Los Angeles
Web IV Studio / Atlanta

Engineers : Ed Seay & Lenny Roberts
Assistant Engineers : Tommy Cooper, Julian Stoll & Russell Bracher

Mixed at Web IV Studio / Atlanta by Ed Seay
Mastered at Masterfonics / Nashville