19/01/2017

The California Raisins ‎"Meet The Raisins!" (1988) -Rhythm & Blues / Pop Soul-



Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation


01 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours (Stevie Wonder, L. Garrett, L. Hardaway & S. Wright)
02 - Shotgun (Autry Dewalt)
03 - Green Onions (Steve Cropper, L. Steinberg, A. Jackson & B.T. Jones)
04 - Ain't Too Proud To Beg (E. Holland & Norman Whitfield)
05 - At The Hop (J. Medora, A. Singer & D. White)
06 - Get A Job (R. Lewis, E. Beal, R. Richards & W. Horton)
07 - Cool Jerk (D. Storbell)
08 - Tears On My Pillow (A. lewis & S. Bradford)
09 - Tutti Frutti (R. Penniman, D. La Bostrie & J. Lubin)
10 - Papa Oom Mow Mow (J.E. Harris, T. Wilson Jr., C. White & A. Frasier)
11 - Sh-Boom (W. Edwards, J. Keyes, F. McRae & C. Fesster)
12 - I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield)


Produced by John Smith & Rick Waritz for BedRock Entertainment Group, Inc.
Associate Producer : Jeff Lorber
Executive Producers : Ahmet Ertegun, Doug Morris, Will Winton & Toby Emmerich
Mixed by Alan Meyerson
Mastered by Brian Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering

"Meet The Raisins!" was produced in CLAYMATION by Will Vinton Productions, Inc.

Music From The CBS-TV Special "Meet The Raisins!"
Executive Producer : Will Vinton
Producer : David Altschul
Director : Barry Bruce
Story by : Barry Bruce, Mark Gustafson & Craig Bartlett
Screenplay by Arthur Sellers

Lead vocals :
Karreem : "Shotgun", "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours", "Cool Jerk", "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" & "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
Jon Koonce : "Tutti Frutti" & "Sh-Boom"
Andy Stokes : "At The Hop"
Linda Hornbuckle : "Tears On My Pillow"
Michael Brummel : "Papa Oom Mow Mow"

Backing vocals :
The Bull Brothers (Dan Pettis, Dale Jones, Lon Jones, Michael Brummel, Jeff Woodcock & Craig Abrahamson)
Los Girls (Valerie Day, Linda Hornbuckle & Tracy Clay)
The Street Corner Singers (Anita Knauls, Steve Stevenson, Sunni Waters, Richard Chambers & Willie Sutton)

The Band :
John Smith : Guitars & Keyboards
Jeff Lorber : Keyboards
Brian David Willis : Drums
Steve Schaeffer : Drums on "Ain't Too Proud To Beg"
Valerie Day : Percussion
Tom Cheek : Tenor & Baritone Sax, Clarinet
Mark Davie : Tenor Sax
Jim Cheek : Trumpet
Lewis Livermore : Trumpet
Tom Hill : Trombone
Lajos Balog : Violin (Concertmaster)
Dolores D'Aigle Balog : Violin
Martha Warrington : Viola
India Jobelman : Cello

Recorded at Spectrum Studios, Falcon Studio (Portland, OR), JHL Studio, The Enterprise (Los Angeles)
Engineered by Mike Moore, Alan Meyerson, Jeff Lorber, Jeff Dennerline & Rick McMillan
Assistant : Joel Stoner