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Bill Sharpe "Famous People" (1985) -Westcoast Jazz Funk-



Label : Polydor Records


01 - Famous People (Bill Sharpe & R. Odell)
02 - The Shuffle (Bill Sharpe)
03 - Remix, Remake, Re-Model (Bill Sharpe & R. Odell)
04 - Silhouettes (Bill Sharpe & R. Odell)
05 - Peace (Bill Sharpe)
06 - Change Your Mind (Bill Sharpe & R. Odell)
07 - Catching A Train (Bill Sharpe & R. Odell)
08 - Fools In A World Of Fire (Bill Sharpe & Linda Taylor)
09 - Washed Away (Bill Sharpe & R. Odell)
10 - Fairweather Girl (Bill Sharpe & A. Syson)


Recorded & Mixed at Rock City Studios, May-August 1984
Engineer : Nick Smith
Assistant Engineer : Mark Brown
Associate Producer : Nick Smith
Produced by Bill Sharpe


01 - Famous

Keyboards & Synths : Bill Sharpe
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Vocals : Tessa Niles

02 - The Shuffle

Keyboards : Bill Sharpe
Bass : Jo Hubbard
Drums : Neil Wikinson
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Sax Solo : Dick Morrissey
Brass & String Arrangement : Richard Niles

03 - Remix, Remake, Re-Model

Keyboards, Synths & Lead vocal : Bill Sharpe
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Vocals : Tessa Niles
Brass Arrangement : Richard Niles

04 - Silhouettes

Keyboards, Synths & Flutes : Bill Sharpe
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Vocals : Tessa Niles & Linda Taylor
Brass & String Arrangement : Richard Niles

05 - Peace

Keyboards : Bill Sharpe
Drums : Neil Wilkinson
Bass : Pino Palladino
Brass & String Arrangement : Richard Niles

06 - Change Your Mind

Lead vocal : Gary Numan
Keyboards & Synths : Bill Sharpe
Backing vocals : Tessa Niles & Linda Taylor

07 - Catching A Train

Keyboards & Synths : Bill Sharpe
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Vocals : Tessa Niles & Linda Taylor

08 - Fools In A World Of Fire

Lead vocal : Linda Taylor
Electric Piano : Bill Sharpe
Bass : Pino Palladino

09 - Washed Away

Keyboards : Bill Sharpe
Drums Neil Wilkinson
Bass Jo Hubbard
Sax : Dick Morrissey
Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Brass & String Arrangement : Richard Niles

10 - Fairweather Girl

Lead vocal : Noel McKella
Keyboards & Synths : Bill Sharpe
Drums : Neil Wilkinson
Bass : Jo Hubbard
Rhythm Guitar : Mitch Dalton
Guitar Solo : Mark Jackson
Brass & String Arrangement : Richard Niles


Brass Section :
Saxophone : Dick Morrissey
Trumpet : Henry Lowther
Saxophone & Flute : Philip Todd
Saxophone & Flute : Andrew MacKintosh
Trumpet : Guy Barker
Trumpet : Stuart Brooks
Baritone Tenor Saxophone & Flute : Chris White
Tenor Saxophone & Clarinet : Bob Sydor
Trombone : Pete Beachill
String Section Leader : Gavyn Wright