23/05/2018

Ruben Blades "Nothing But The Truth" (1988) -Pop Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Elektra Records


Drapeau du Panama 01 - The Hit (Ruben Blades)
02 - I Can't Say (Sting)
03 - Hopes On Hold (Lou Reed & Ruben Blades)
04 - The Miranda Syndrome (Elvis Costello & Ruben Blades)
05 - Letters To The Vatican (Lou Reed & Ruben Blades)
06 - The Calm Before The Storm (Lou Reed & Ruben Blades)
07 - In Salvador (Ruben Blades)
08 - The Letter (Ruben Blades)
09 - Chameleons (Ruben Blades & Carlos Rios)
10 - Ollie's Doo Wop (Ruben Blades)
11 - Shamed Into Love (Elvis Costello & Ruben Blades)


01 & 09 Produced by Carlos Rios
02, 04, 07, 08 & 11 Produced by Tommy LiPuma & Carlos Rios
03 & 10 Produced by Tommy LiPuma
05 & 06 Produced by Ruben Blades & Lou Reed
Recorded at Bill Schnee Recording Studios, North Hollywood ; Power Station, New York City ; Sorcerer Sounds, New York City ; Ocean Way, Los Angeles ; RPM Studios, New York City ; Secret Sound, New York City
Mixed at Bill Schnee Recording Studios & Shakedown Sound
Recorded & Mixed by Al Schmitt
Additional Recording by Russell Schmitt, Jay Messina & Jon Fausty
Assistant Engineers : Wade Jaynes, Dave O'Donnell, Bart Stevens, Bob Loftus, Joe Schiff, Mike Ross, Stacy Baird, Mike Krowiak, Shawna Stobie & Eric Behrend
"The Calm Before The Storm" & "Letters To The Vatican"Recorded by Warren Bruleigh at Street Sound, New York City
Mixed by Richard Gottehrer, Jeffrey Lesser & Lou Reed at Shakedown Sound, New York City
Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Lacquer, Hollywood


01 - The Hit

Arranged by Carlos Rios
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Michael Landau : Guitar
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards
Carlos Rios : Programmed Keyboards & Background vocals
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Bobby Allende : Congas
James Ingram, Phillip Ingram, Phil Perry & Howard Kenney : Background vocals

02 - I Can't Say

Arranged by Carlos Rios
Vocal Arrangement by Larry Williams
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
Carlos Rios : Guitar & Background vocals
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards
Larry Williams : Additional Keyboards, Saxophone & Background vocals
Kate Markowitz : Background vocals

03 - Hopes On Hold

Arranged by Carlos Rios
Robby Ameen : Drums
Mike Vinas : Bass
Carlos Rios : Guitar
Ruben Blades : Acoustic Guitar
Oscar Hernandez : Keyboards
Larry Williams : Additional Keyboards
Jason Miles : Synthesizers
Bobby Allende : Percussion & Congas
Ralph Irizarry : Timbales
James Ingram, Phillip Ingram, Phil Perry & Howard Kenney : Background vocals

04 - The Miranda Syndrome

Arranged by Carlos Rios
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel Bass
Elvis Costello : Acoustic Guitar
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards & Accordion
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Carlos Rios, James Ingram, Phillip Ingram, Phil Perry & Howard Kenney : Background vocals

05 - Letters To The Vatican

Arranged by Lou Reed & Ruben Blades
J.T. Lewis : Drums
Yossie Fine : Bass
Lou Reed : Guitar
Mike Rathke : Guitar
Rick Bell : Saxophone

06 - The Calm Before The Storm

Arranged by Lou Reed & Ruben Blades
J.T. Lewis : Drums & Background vocals
Yossie Fine : Bass & Background vocals
Lou Reed : Guitar & Background vocals
Mike Rathke : Guitar & Background vocals
Rick Bell : Saxophone & Background vocals
Ruben Blades : Background vocals

07 - In Salvador

Arranged by Carlos Rios & Ruben Blades
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
Abraham Laboriel : Bass Overdubs
Carlos Rios : Guitar
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards
Ralph Irizarry : Timbales

08 - The Letter

Arranged by Carlos Rios & Ruben Blades
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Hadley Hockensmith : Guitar
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards
Carlos Rios : Programmed Keyboards
Larry Williams : Synthesizers & Saxophone

09 - Chameleons

Arranged by Carlos Rios
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Abraham Laboriel Bass
Hadley Hockensmith : Guitar
Carlos Rios : Guitar Overdubs, Programmed Keyboards & Background vocals
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
James Ingram : Owl & Background vocals
Phillip Ingram, Kate Markowitz, Bobby Allende, Ralph Irizarry & Marc Quinones : Background vocals

10 - Ollie's Doo Wop

Arranged by Carlos Rios & Ruben Blades
Carlos Rios, James Ingram, Phillip Ingram, Phil Perry & Howard Kenney : Background vocals

11 - Shamed Into Love

Arranged by Carlos Rios & Ruben Blades
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Abraham Laboriel Bass
Hadley Hockensmith : Guitar
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Alan Pasqua : Keyboards
Larry Williams : Saxophone
Buell Niedlinger : Cello
James Ingram, Phillip Ingram, Phil Perry & Howard Kenney : Background vocals