21/07/2016

Melissa Manchester "Greatest Hits" (1983) -Smooth Soul / Westcoast Pop /Soft Rock-



Label : Arista Records


01 - Don't Cry Out Loud (Peter Allen & Carole Bayer Sager)
02 - You Should Hear How She Talks About You* (Tom Snow & Dean Pitchford)
03 - Midnight Blue** (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
04 - Just Too Many People** (Melissa Manchester & Vini Poncia)
05 - Whenever I Call You Friend*** (Melissa Manchester & Kenny Loggins)
06 - Come In From The Rain* (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
07 - Nice Girls* (Jan Buckingham, Steve Buckingham & Mark Gray)
08 - Just You And I**** (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
09 - My Boyfriend's Back / Runaway* (Bob Feldman, Gerald Goldstein & Richard Gottehrer) / (Del Shannon & Max Crook)
10 - Through The Eyes Of Love* (Marvin Hamlisch& Carole Bayer Sager)


Produced by Harry Maslin
*Produced by Arif Mardin
**Produced by Vini Poncia
***Produced by Steve Buckingham
****Produced by Vini Poncia for Richard Perry Productions


01 - Don't Cry Out Loud

Guitar : Dennis Budimir & Lee Ritenour
Bass : David Hungate
Drums : Jim Keltner
Piano : Bill Payne
Arranged by Barry Fasman
Produced by Harry Maslin
Engineers : Steve Waldman & Harry Maslin
From The L.P. "DON'T CRY OUT LOUD"

02 - You Should Hear How She Talks About You

Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Guitar : Steve Lukather
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Alto Sax : Larry Williams
Background vocals : Ula Hedwig, Will Lee & Millie Whiteside
Rhythm Arranged by Robbie Buchanan
Produced by Arif Mardin
Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Mixed by Michael O'Reilly & Arif Mardin
From The L.P. "HEY RICKY"

03 - Midnight Blue

Piano : Melissa Manchester
Electric Piano : James Newton Howard
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : David Wolfert
Bass : Cooker LoPresti
Drums & Percussion : Kirk Bruner
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester & Vini Poncia
Strings Arranged by Trevor Lawrence
Produced by Vini Poncia
Executive Producer : Richard Perry
Engineer : Bob Schaper
From The L.P. "MELISSA"

04 - Just Too Many People

Piano : Melissa Manchester
Electric Piano : James Newton Howard
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : David Wolfert
Bass : Cooker LoPresti
Drums & Percussion : Kirk Bruner
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester & Vini Poncia
Tenor Sax : Trevor Lawrence
Produced by Vini Poncia
Executive Producer : Richard Perry
Engineer : Bob Schaper
From The L.P. "MELISSA" 

05 - Whenever I Call You Friend

Drums & Percussion : James Stroud
Bass : Tom Robb
Keyboards : Randy McCormick
Guitar : Larry Byrom
Keyboards : Alan Feingold
Percussion : Mickey Buckins
Background vocals : Arnold McCuller
Strings Arranged by Steve Cagan
Produced by Steve Buckingham
Engineer : Ed Seay
From The L.P. "MELISSA MANCHESTER"

06 - Come In From The Rain

Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Guitar : Dean Parks
Pianos & Prophet Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Bob Christianson
Arranged by Arif Mardin
Produced by Arif Mardin
Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Mixed by Michael O'Reilly & Arif Mardin
From The L.P. "HEY RICKY"

07 - Nice Girls

Electric Piano & All Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitar : Steve Lukather, Dan Carter & Michael Landau
Tenor Sax : Larry Williams
Additional Synthesizers : Pete Cannarozzi
Vibraphone : Arif Mardin
Background vocals : Eva Haskell, Jude Johnstone, Robin Beck, Millie Whiteside, Sharon O'Neal & Will Lee
Arranged by Robbie Buchanan & Arif Mardin
Produced by Arif Mardin
Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Assisted by Gary Skardinia, Robert Feist & John Kovarek
Mixed by Michael O'Reilly & Arif Mardin at Atlantic Studios
Assisted by Stephen Benben & Julie Last
Mastered by George Marino

08 - Just You And I

Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano & Clavinet : Melissa Manchester
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar & Clavinet : David Wolfert
Bass : Cooker LoPresti
Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Clarinet & Tenor Sax : Stanley Schwartz
Drums & Percussion : Kirk Bruner
Congas & Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Melissa Manchester, Vini Poncia, Lenny Castro, Kirk Bruner & Cooker LoPresti
Produced by Vini Poncia for Richard Perry Productions
Engineer : Bob Schaper
From The L.P. "BETTER DAYS & HAPPY ENDINGS"

09 - My Boyfriend's Back / Runaway

My Boyfriend's Back
All Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitar : Michael Landau
Tenor Sax : Larry Williams
Bells : Pete Cannarozzi
Additional Synthesizers : Arif Mardin
Background vocals : Diva Gray, Lani Groves, Millie Whiteside, Robin Beck & Will Lee
Arranged by Arif Mardin
Produced by Arif Mardin
Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Assisted by Gary Skardinia, Robert Feist & John Kovarek
Mixed by Michael O'Reilly & Arif Mardin at Atlantic Studios
Assisted by Stephen Benben & Julie Last
Mastered by George Marino  

"Runaway"
All Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitar : Steve Lukather
Metal Cans & Additional Synthesizers : Joe Mardin
Additional Synthesizers : Arif Mardin
Background vocals : Eva Haskell, Jude Johnstone, Robin Beck, Millie Whiteside, Sharon O'Neal & Will Lee
Arranged by Arif Mardin
Produced by Arif Mardin
Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Assisted by Gary Skardinia, Robert Feist & John Kovarek
Mixed by Michael O'Reilly & Arif Mardin at Atlantic Studios
Assisted by Stephen Benben & Julie Last
Mastered by George Marino  

10 - Through The Eyes Of Love

Produced by Arif Mardin
From The Original Soundtrack Album "ICE CASTLES"