21/07/2016

Melissa Manchester "Hey Ricky" (1982) -Westcoast Pop-

  
 Label : Arista Records / Wounded Bird (WOU9574)


01 - You Should Hear How She Talks About You (Tom Snow & Dean Pitchford)
02 - Slowly (Ken Bell, Terry Skinner & Gerry L. Wallace)
03 - Hey Ricky (You're A Low-Down Heel) (Melissa Manchester & Bernie Taupin)
04 - I'll Always Love You (ERic Kaz & Tom Snow)
05 - Race To The End (Vangelis & Jon Anderson)
06 - Wish We Were Heroes (Austin Gravelding)
07 - Come In From The Rain (Carole Bayer Sager & Melissa Manchester)
08 - Looking For The Perfect Ahh (Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager & Robbie Buchanan)
09 - Your PLace Or Mine (Melissa Manchester, Allee Willis & David Paul Bryant)
10 - Someone To Watch Over Me (George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin)


Basic Tracks Recorded at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles
Additional Recording at West Lake Studios, Los Angeles ; Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles ; Atlantic Studios, New York & Record Plant Studios, New York
Production Coordinator : Frank DeCaro
Assisted in New York by Chrissy Allerdings
Engineers for Additional Recording : Jay Messina, Lew Hahn & Michael O'Reilly
Assistant Engineers : Terry Christianson, Gray Russell & Larold Rebhun
Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound, New York
Remixed by Michael O'Reilly & Arif Mardin
Remix Aide, Lew Hahn
"Race To The End" Remixed by Jeremy Smith
Concertmaster in New York : Gene Orloff
Concermaster in Los Angeles : Jean Hugo
Recording Engineer : Jeremy Smith
Produced by Arif Mardin


01 - You Should Hear How She Talks About You

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : All Synthesizers
Larry Williams : Alto Sax
Ula Hedwig, Will Lee & Millie Whiteside : Background vocals
Rhythm arranged by Robbie Buchanan

02 - Slowly

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Nathan East : Bass
Steve Lukather & Michael Landau : Guitars
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Melissa Manchester, Will Lee, Ula Hedwig & Millie Whiteside : Background vocals
Rhythm arranged by Arif Mardin
Strings arranged by Cengiz Yaltkaya

03 - Hey Ricky (You're A Low-Down Heel)

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Michael Landau : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Piano & All Synthesizers
Larry Williams : Tenor Sax & Additional Synthesizer
Robin Beck, Will Lee & Millie Whiteside : Background vocals 

04 - I'll Always Love You

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Electric Piano
Tom Snow : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin

05 - Race To The End

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Piano &  Synthesizers
Arranged by Arif Mardin

06 - Wish We Were Heroes

Duet with David Gates
Ed Greene : Drums
Dennis Belfield : Bass

07 - Come In From The Rain

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Piano & Prophet Synthesizer
Bob Christianson : Additional Synthesizers
Arranged by Arif Mardin

08 - Looking For The Perfect Ahh

Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Dean Parks : Guitar
Melissa Manchester, Lani Groves, Will Lee, Robin Beck & Hamish Stuart : Background vocals
Rhythm arranged by Robbie Buchanan

09 - Your PLace Or Mine

John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Dean Parks : Guitars
Sammy Figueroa : Percussion
Hamish Stuart : Background vocals
Rhythm arranged by Robbie Buchanan

10 - Someone To Watch Over Me

Stewart Elster : Piano
Cliff Hugo : Bass
Jim Henken : Guitar
Sinclair Lott : Drums
David Manchester : Solo Bassoon
Strings & Rhythm arranged & conducted by Steven Cagan