05/10/2016

Pockets "Take It On Up" (1978) -Disco / Funk-



Label : Columbia Records


01 - Heaven Only Knows (LeRoy Bell & Casey James)
02 - Take It On Up (Kevin Barnes, Verdine White, Robert Wright & Louis Satterfield)
03 - Tell Me Why (Kenny Burke)
04 - Got To Find My Way (Gary Grainger, Jacob Sheffer, Verdine White, Robert Wright & Albert McKinney)
05 - Happy For Love (Verdine White & Robert Wright)
06 - Funk It Over (Pockets, Verdine White, Robert Wright & Dorian Holley)
07 - You And Only You (Ray Parker Jr.)
08 - Spinx (Gary Grainger)
09 - Lay Your Head (Verdine White, Robert Wright & Allee Willis)
10 - In Your Eyes (Jacob Sheffer, Larry Jacobs, Verdine White & Robert Wright)


Produced by Verdine White & Robert Wright for Kalimba Productions
Executive Producer : Maurice White

Albert McKinney : Keyboards & Vocals
Gary Grainger : Bass & Vocals
Larry Jacobs : Vocals & Percussion
Charles Williams : Trumpet, Vocals & Percussion
Irving Madison : Saxophones, Vocals & Percussion
Kevin Barnes : Trombone, Vocals & Percussion
Jacob Sheffer : Guitars & Percussion
George Gray : Drums, Vocals & Percussion

Horn & String Arrangements by Tom Tom 84
Engineering & Remixing by Warren Dewey
Associate Engineers : Wendi Bluth, James Isaacson, Mark Linett, Peggy McCreary, Bob Mockler, Kent Nebergall & Ross Pallone
Recorded at Hollywood Sound Recorders, Sunset Sound Studio & Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California
Mastered at A&M Mastering Studios, Los Angeles, California by Bernie Grundman

Special thanks to the following musicians :
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Larry Dunn : Synthesizers
Dean Gant : Acoustic Piano Solo on "Sphinx"
Steve Lukather : Guitar Solo on "Lay Your Head"
Trumpets : Rhamlee Davis, Chuck Findley, Gary Grant & Michael Harris
Trombones : Charlie Loper, Lew McCreary, Louis Satterfield & James M. Self
French Horns : Vincent DeRosa, David Duke, Arthur Maebe & Henry Sigismonti
Violins : Murray Adler, Israel Baker, Harry Bluestone, Glenn Dicterow, Endra Granat, William Henderson, Phyllis Hilliard, William Hymanson, Sally Leverenz, Joseph Livoti, Don Palmer, Sheldon Sanov, Paul Shure, Ralph Silverman & Illkka Tolvi
Violas : Richard Dickler, Harry Hyams, Gareth Nuttycombe & David Schwartz
Cellos : Douglas Davis & Armand Kaproff
Vocals : Carolyn Dennis, Gary Glenn, Muffy Hendrix, Phyllis St. James, Zedric Turnbough & Elisecia Wright