05/10/2016

Webster Lewis "8 For The 80's" (1979) -Disco / Funk Soul-


Label : Epic Records


01 - You Deserve To Dance (Webster Lewis & R. Barnes)
02 - Give Me Some Emotion (Webster Lewis, R. Barnes & C. Pitts)
03 - The Love You Give To Me (Webster Lewis, Allee Willis & Herbie Hancock)
04 - I Want To Blow (My Horn) (Webster Lewis & Allee Willis)
05 - Fire (C. Drayton)
06 - Go For It (Webster Lewis & Herbie Hancock)
07 - Heavenly (R. Obiedo & P. Smith)
08 - Mild Wind (Webster Lewis)


Produced by Webster Lewis for Webo Prod. & Herbie Hancock
Recorded at Allen Zentz Studios, The Automatt & Western Studios
Engineered by Fred Catero
Assisted by Rick Ash, Steve Conger, Ken Kessie & Wayne Lewis
"Fire" Remixed by Cory Wade at Kendun Studios
Production Assistants : Pat Quinn & Nita Chatman
Mastered by Chris Bellman at Allen Zentz Mastering


01 - You Deserve To Dance

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. & Wah Wah Watson : Guitars
Tower Of Power Horns

02 - Give Me Some Emotion

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant, Garnett Brown, Benny Powell & Bill Green : Horns

03 - The Love You Give To Me

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant, Garnett Brown, Benny Powell & Bill Green : Horns

04 - I Want To Blow (My Horn)

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Tower Of Power Horns
Bennie Maupin : Special Guest Sax Solo

05 - Fire

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Tower Of Power Horns

06 - Go For It

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Herbie Hancok : Clavinet
Tower Of Power Horns

07 - Heavenly

Webster Lewis : Keyboards
James Gadson : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant, Garnett Brown, Benny Powell & Bill Green : Horns
D.J. Rogers : Special Guest Lead vocals

08 - Mild Wind

Webster Lewis : Piano


Vocals : Sylvia Cox, Cheryl Pitts, Webster Lewis, Carmen Twillie, Yoland Howard, Venette Gloud, Judith Jones & Bill Champlin & Introducing Johnny Baker
Arrangers : Webster Lewis, Herbie Hancock & Gerg Adams for Tower Of Power
Webster Lewis plays : Yamaha CS-80 Synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, Prophet Synthesizer, Clavinet & Mini Moog
Herbie Hancock : Clavinet & Oberheim Synthesizer