09/10/2016

Thelma Houston "Breakwater Cat" (1980) -Westcoast Pop Soul-



Label : RCA Records


01 - Suspicious Minds (Mark James)
02 - Down The Backstairs Of My Life (William Smith & Eric Mercury)
03 - Understand Your Man (Alan Gordon)
04 - Lost And Found (Daniel Moore)
05 - Something We May Never Know (Shelby Flint)
06 - Breakwater Cats (Jimmy Webb)
07 - Long Lasting Love (Jimmy Webb)
08 - Before There Could Be Me (Jimmy Webb)
09 - Gone (Jimmy Webb)
10 - What Was That Song (Jimmy Webb)


Produced by Michael Stewart & James Gadson for The Entertainment Company
Executive Producer : Jimmy Webb
Engineers : Rick Ruggieri, Mark Linett, Brian Christian, Cheech D'Amici & Rick Hart
Mixed by John Arrias at Sound Labs
Recorded at Producers Workshop, Redwing Sound, Cherokee Recording Studio, Golden Sound, Hollywood Sound & Devonshire Sound
Background Singers : Clydie King, Tom Kelly, Oren Waters & Greg Wright
Contractors : Jerry Hoff, Charles Veal & Sid Sharp
Production Assistant : Michael Vickers


01 - Suspicious Minds

Drums : James Gadson
Piano & Moog : Greg Mathieson
Electric Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Reggie McBride
Guitars : Steve Beckmeier, Tim May & Steve Hunter
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by Greg Mathieson & James Gadson
Strings Arranged by Greg Mathieson

02 - Down The Backstairs Of My Life

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Organ : Webster Lewis
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : David T. Walker & Carlos Rios
And presenting Kim Houston
singing Background vocals

03 - Understand Your Man

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : Tim May, David T. Walker & Steve Hunter
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by James Gadson, Michael Stewart & Webster Lewis
Horns Arranged by Webster Lewis
Strings Arranged by John Barnes

04 - Lost And Found

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : Tim May, David T. Walker & Fred Tackett
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Arranged by Webster Lewis

05 - Something We May Never Know

Drums : James Gadson
Keyboards : Jerry Peters
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : David T. Walker, Greg Poree & Carlos Rios
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Steel : Gary Morse
Strings Arranged by William Meyers

06 - Breakwater Cats

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : David Shields
Guitars : David T. Walker
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

07 - Long Lasting Love

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Eddie Watkins Jr.
Guitars : Tim May, David T. Walker & Steve Beckmeier
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

08 - Before There Could Be Me

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Keni Burke played that Bass
Guitars : David T. Walker
Horn Solo : Jerry Hey
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

09 - Gone

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Scott Edwards
Guitars : David T. Walker & Tim May
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

10 - What Was That Song

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Scott Edwards
Guitars : David T. Walker & Tim May
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley