24/03/2017

Frankie Valli "Heaven Above Me" (1980) -Soft Rock-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Where Did We Go Wrong (Richard Kerr & Marty Panzer)
02 - Let It Be Whatever It Is (Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe)
03 - If It Really Wasn't Love (Molly Ann Leikin & Jerry Corbetta)
04 - Passion For Paris (An American In Paris) (Bob Crewe & Jerry Corbetta)
05 - Soul (Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe)
06 - Heaven Above Me (Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe)
07 - Just Tell Me You Love Me (Carol Connors & Dick Halligan)
08 - Eat Your Heart Out (Bob Crewe & Jerry Corbetta)


Produced by Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe
With The exception of *"Where Did We Go Wrong", "Just Tell Me You Love Me" & "If It Really Wasn't Love" Produced by Bob Gaudio
Arrangers : Greg Mathieson, Greg Adams, Ben Lanzarone, Gene Page & Dave Blumberg
Recording Engineers : Rick Ruggieri, Steve Jerome & *Ron Hitchcock
Mix Engineers : Jay Mark & *Ron Hitchcock
Assistant Engineers : Tony D'Amico, John Beverly Johns, Kalamillo Mazza, Charlie Conrad, Craig Bishop, Paul Higgins & John Van Nest
West Coast Studios : Sunset Sound, Red Wing Sound, A&M Studio, Cherokee Studios & Dawnbreaker Studio
East Coast Studios : Sigma Sound, H&L Recording & House of Music


01 - Where Did We Go Wrong


Produced by Bob Audio
Arranged by Greg Mathieson & Bob Gaudio
Concertmaster : Greg Mathieson
Drums : Rick Shlosser
Bass : David Hungate
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood & Bob Gaudio
Duet with Chris Forde

02 - Let It Be Whatever It Is

Rhythm Arrangement : Greg Mathieson
Horn & String Arrangement : Dave Blumberg
Concertmaster : Harry Bluestone
Drums : James Gadson
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Guitar : Wah Wah Watson & Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson, Jerry Corbetta & Bob Gaudio
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood & Bob Gaudio
Percussion : Richard Gajate Garcia & Paulinho Da Costa
Chimes : Bob Gaudio
Horns : Tower of Power Horn Section (Lenny Pickett, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Mic Gillette & Greg Adams), Steve Madaio & Gary Grant
Sax Solo : Tom Scott
Background vocals : Venetta Fields, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters & Luther Waters

03 - If It Really Wasn't Love

Produced by Bob Gaudio
Arranged & Conducted by Greg Mathieson
Drums : Rick Shlosser
Bass : David Hungate
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson & Jerry Corbetta
Synthesizers : Ian Underwood & Bob Gaudio
Background vocals : Chris Forde

04 - Passion For Paris (An American In Paris)

Rhythm Arrangement : Greg Mathieson
Horn & String Arrangement : Ben Lanzarone
Concertmaster : Harry Bluestone
Drums : James Gadson
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Guitar : Wah Wah Watson & Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson & Jerry Corbetta
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood
Percussion : Richard Gajate Garcia & Paulinho Da Costa
Harp : Gayle Levant
Horns : Oscar Brashear, Ollie Mitchell, Steve Madaio, Dick 'Slyde' Hyde, Bill Teele, Ernie Watts, Bill Greene & Shelly Russell
Background vocals : Venetta Fields, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters & Luther Waters

05 - Soul

Rhythm Arrangement : Greg Mathieson
Horn & String Arrangement : Gene Page
Concertmaster : Harry Bluestone
Drums : James Gadson
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Guitar : Wah Wah Watson & Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson, Jerry Corbetta & Bob Gaudio
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood
Percussion : Richard Gajate Garcia & Paulinho Da Costa
Horns : Tower of Power Horn Section (Lenny Pickett, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Mic Gillette & Greg Adams), Steve Madaio & Chuck Findley
Sax Solo : Tom Scott
Solo Guest Appearance : Mystery Person
Background vocals : Venetta Fields, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters & Luther Waters

06 - Heaven Above Me

Rhythm Arrangement : Greg Mathieson
Horn & String Arrangement : Gene Page
Concertmaster : Harry Bluestone
Drums : James Gadson
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Guitar : Wah Wah Watson & Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson & Jerry Corbetta
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood & Bob Gaudio
Percussion : Richard Gajate Garcia & Paulinho Da Costa
Horns : Oscar Brashear, Ollie Mitchell, Steve Madaio, Dick 'Slyde' Hyde, Bill Teele, Ernie Watts & Bill Greene
Sax Solo : Tom Scott
Background vocals : Frank Floyd, Babi Floyd & Luther Vandross
Duet with Chris Forde

07 - Just Tell Me You Love Me

Produced by Bob Gaudio
Arranged & Conducted by Greg Mathieson
Drums : Rick Shlosser
Bass : Bob Glaub
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood & Bob Gaudio
Background vocals : Chris Forde

08 - Eat Your Heart Out

Rhythm Arrangement : Greg Mathieson
Horn Arrangement : Greg Adams
Drums : James Gadson
Bass : Chuck Rainey
Guitar : Wah Wah Watson & Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Mathieson & Jerry Corbetta
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood
Percussion : Richard Gajate Garcia
Horns : Tower of Power Horn Section (Lenny Pickett, Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka, Mic Gillette & Greg Adams)
Sax Solo : Tom Scott
Background vocals : Venetta Fields, Luther Waters & Oren Waters