17/10/2016

Melissa Manchester "Home To Myself" (1973) -Jazz Funk-


Label : Arista Records


01 - If It Feels Good (Let It Ride) (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
02 - Easy (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
03 - Something To Do With Loving You (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
04 - Funny That Way (Melissa Manchester)
05 - Pick Up The Good Stuff (Reprise)
06 - Be Happy Now (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
07 - One More Mountain To Climb (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)
08 - Jenny (Melissa Manchester)
09 - Doing The Best (That He Can) (Melissa Manchester)
10 - Home To Myself (Melissa Manchester & Carole Bayer Sager)


Strings, Horns & Woodwinds - Arranged & Conducted by Chris Dedrick
Concert Master : David Nadien
Recorded at Century Sound, N.Y.C.
Engineer : Bill Radice
Technical Assistant : Tom Coleman
Mixing : Hank Medress
Produced by Hank Medress & Dave Appell


01 - If It Feels Good (Let It Ride)

Vocal & Background vocals : Melissa Manchester
Electric Piano & Organ : Chris Dedrick
Drums : Allan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Conga : George Devens

02 - Easy

Vocal & Piano : Melissa Manchester
Bass : John 'Cooker' LoPresti
Guitar : Bob Mann
Acoustic Guitar : Dave Appell
Drums : Allan Schwartzberg
New York Strings

03 - Something To Do With Loving You

Vocal & Background Voices : Melissa Manchester
Piano : John Stroll
Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Acoustic Guitar : Dave Appell
Bass : Andy Muson
Drums : Allan Schwartzberg
Conga : George Devons
New York Brass

04 - Funny That Way

Vocal & Piano : Melissa Manchester
Acoustic Guitar : Michael Johnson
Harp : Corky Hale

05 - Pick Up The Good Stuff

Vocals : Melissa Manchester
New York Strings Arranged & Conducted by Chris Dedrick

06 - Be Happy Now

Vocals & Foot Stomping : Melissa Manchester
Drum Case & Water Bottle : Chris Dedrick
Maracas & Back-up Vocals : Hank Medress
Sitting & Wondering : Kirk Hamilton
Banjo, Acoustic Guitar & Vocal : Bob Mann
Bass Drum & Clapping : Allan Schwartzberg
Upright Ashtray : Dave Appell
Bassoon : Melissa Manchester
New York String Quartest

07 - One More Mountain To Climb

Vocal & Electric Piano : Melissa Manchester
Bass : John 'Cooker' LoPresti
Acoustic Guitar : Bob Mann
Drums : Allan Schwartzberg
New York Woodwinds

08 - Jenny

Vocal & Piano : Melissa Manchester

09 - Doing The Best (That He Can)

Vocal & Piano : Melissa Manchester
Piano : John Stroll
Organ : Chris Dedrick
Bass : Andy Muson
Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Drums : Allan Schwartzberg
New York Strings, Brass & Woodwinds

10 - Home To Myself

Vocal : Melissa Manchester
Acoustic Guitar : Chris Dedrick
Acoustic Guitar : Bob Mann