01/11/2016

Kenny Rogers "The Heart Of The Matter" (1985) -Country Rock / Soft Rock-


Label : RCA Records


01 - I Don't Wanna Have To Worry (Micheal Smotherman & Steve Crossley)
02 - The Heart Of The Matter (Micheal Smotherman)
03 - You Made Me Feel Love (Dave Loggins & Jon Goin)
04 - Morning Desire (Dave Loggins)
05 - Don't Look In My Eyes (Brian Potter & Frank Wildhorn)
06 - The Best Of Me (David Foster, Jeremy Lubbock & Richard Marx)
07 - Tomb Of The Unknown Love (Micheal Smotherman)
08 - People In Love (Byron Hill & Mike Dekle)
09 - I Can't Believe Your Eyes (Graham Lyle & Troy Seals)
10 - Our Perfect Song (David Briggs & Linda Thompson Jenner)


Produced & Arranged by George Martin
Engineered by Jon Kelly & Terry Christian
Recorded at :
Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA, Stephen Shelton, 2nd Engineer
Lion Share, Los Angeles, CA, Laura Livingston, 2nd Engineer
The Sound Castle, Los Angeles, CA, Bino Espinoza, 2nd Engineer
Evergreen, Los Angeles, CA, Strings Engineered by John Richards
Marcadet Studios, Paris, France, Olivier de Bosson, 2nd Engineer
Mixed by Jon Kelly
Mixed at :
The Sound Castle, Bino Espinoza, 2nd Engineer
Hollywood Sound, Bino Espinoza & Mike Wuellner, 2nd Engineers
Mastered by Wally Traugott, Capitol Mastering Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Arranged by George Martin & Jeremy Lubbock
Strings Arranged by George Martin & Jeremy Lubbock
Strings : Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Stuart Canin, Isabelle Daskoff, Bruce Dukov, Reg Hill, Bill Hybel, William Hymanson, Kathleen Lenski, Gordon Marron, Don Palmer, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Shari Zippert, Buell Neidlinger, Gareth Nuttycombe, Bill Nuttycombe, Denyse Buffum, Assa Drori, Robert Sushel, Mari Botnick, Ronald Foldom, Jay Rosen, David Schwartz, Dennis Karmazyn, Ray Kelley, Fred Seykora ; Contractor : Jules Chaikin
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey 


01 - I Don't Wanna Have To Worry

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : Ann Dudley & John Hobbs
Guitars : Ian Bairnson & Billy Joe Walker
Bass : Mo Foster
Drums : Stuart Elliott
Background vocals : Terry Williams & Richard Marx
Saxophone : Gary Herbig & Lawrence Williams
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Percussion : Kin Vassy, Terry Williams, Richard Marx & Steve Leach
Arranged by George Martin

02 - The Heart Of The Matter

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : Ann Dudley
Guitars : Ian Bairnson & Billy Joe Walker
Bass : Mo Foster
Drums : Stuart Elliott
Saxello : Donnie Sanders
Percussion : John 'JR' Robinson
Strings Arranged by George Martin

03 - You Made Me Feel Love

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : John Hobbs
Guitars : Steve Lukather & Michael Landau
Bass : Joe Chemay
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Background vocals : Kin Vassy, Terry Williams, Joe Chemay & Kenny Rogers II
Saxophone : Gary Herbig
Arranged by George Martin

04 - Morning Desire

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Featuring Stanley Jordan : Guitar Soloist
Keyboards : Ann Dudley
Guitars : Ian Bairnson & Billy Joe Walker
Bass : Mo Foster
Drums : Stuart Elliott
Background vocals : Kin Vassy & Terry Williams
Harpist : Gayle Levant
Strings Arranged by George Martin

05 - Don't Look In My Eyes

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : John Hobbs & Randy Waldman
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Fred Tackett
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums John 'JR' Robinson
Strings Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock

06 - The Best Of Me

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Featuring James Galway : Flute Soloist
Basic Tracks :
Piano, All Synthesizers, Linn Drum, Moog Bass Performed by David Foster
Additional Keyboards : Jeremy Lubbock
French Horns : Jim Thatcher & Richard Todd
Strings Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock

07 - Tomb Of The Unknown Love

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : Ann Dudley
Guitars : Ian Bairnson & Billy Joe Walker
Bass : Mo Foster
Drums : Stuart Elliott
Background vocals : Kin Vassy, Terry Williams & Herb Pedersen 

08 - People In Love

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : John Hobbs & Randy Waldman
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Fred Tackett
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums John 'JR' Robinson
Background vocals : Kin Vassy, Terry Williams & Joe Chemay
Strings Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock

09 - I Can't Believe Your Eyes

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : John Hobbs & Jimmy Cox
Guitars : Michael Landau
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler
Background vocals : Kin Vassy, Kenny Rogers II, Nathan East, Herb Pedersen & David Morgan
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Percussion : Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler
Arranged by George Martin
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey

10 - Our Perfect Song

Lead vocal : Kenny Rogers
Keyboards : John Hobbs & Randy Waldman
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Fred Tackett
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Background vocals : Kin Vassy, Terry Williams & Herb Pedersen
Strings Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock