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Russ Taff "Russ Taff" (1987) -CCM / AOR-



 Label : Myrrh Records


États-Unis 01 - Shake (Dave Perkins, Tori Taff, Russ Taff & Lynn Nichols)       
02 - Walk Between The Lines (Dave Perkins)       
03 - Believe In Love (Chris Eaton)       
04 - Down In The Lowlands (Charlie Peacock)       
05 - This Love Is Strong (James Hollihan, Russ Taff & Lori Taff)       
06 - I Still Believe (Michael Been & J. Goodwin)       
07 - Steal Away (Traditional)       
08 - (Living On The) Edge Of Time (Russ Taff, Tori Taff, James Hollihan & John Hiatt)       
09 - Higher (James Hollihan)       
10 - Breathe Life Into Me (Peter Vale & Michael Leesom)       
11 - Healing Touch (James Hollihan, Russ Taff & Tori Taff)       


This Album was Recorded between January 27, 1987 & November 13, 1987
Produced by Jack Joseph Puig
Executive Producer : Lynn Nichols
Recorded & Mixed by Jack Joseph Puig
Assisted by Bart Stevens, Wade Jaynes, Julie Last, Billy Whittington, Steve Ford & Koji
Recorded at Shnaze Studios & Oceanway Studio
Additional Studios : The Hop, Studio 55, Wayne Cook & Mama Jo's
Technical Assistants : Mike Wambsgans & Steve Hazelton
Mastered by Doug Sax at Mastering Lab


01 - Shake

Drums Mel Watts
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Guitar Dave Perkins, James Hollihan
Synths Robbie Buchanan
Hammond B-3 Greg Husted
Percussion Lenny Castro
Guitar Solo : Dave Perkins
Acoustic Guitar : Dave Perkins, Lynn Nichols
       
02 - Walk Between The Lines

Drums Scott Musik
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Guitar Dave Perkins, Dann Huff
Synths : Robbie Buchanan 
Acoustic Piano Robbie Buchanan 
Additional Synths : Dave Perkins
Backing vocals : Dave Perkins
Synth Programming Eric Persing
      
03 - Believe In Love 

Drums Paul Leim
Bass Mike Brignardello
Guitar James Hollihan, Dann Huff
Synth Robbie Buchanan, Alan Pasqua
Sax Solo Mark Douthit
Backing vocals Russ Taff 
     
04 - Down In The Lowlands 

Drums Paul Leim
Bass Nathan East
Guitars James Hollihan, Dann Huff 
Synths Robbie Buchanan
Percussion Lenny Castro
Soprano Sax Mark Douthit
Ethnic Vocals Jack Joseph Puig
Door Percussion Koji
Backing vocals Charlie Peacock, Clarice Devisschu, Vince Ebo, Rebecca Sparks
     
05 - This Love Is Strong 

Drums Paul Leim
RPG Bass Robbie Buchanan
Guitar James Hollihan, Dann Huff
Synths : Robbie Buchanan
Acoustic Piano : Robbie Buchanan
Slide Guitar Solo : James Hollihan
Percussion Lenny Castro
Timpani Joe Porcaro
Backing vocals Rebecca Sparks
The Boys Choir Lynn Nichols, James Hollihan, Mark Williamson, Greg Sparks, Steve Taylor, Russ Taff

06 - I Still Believe  

Drums Mel Watts
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Guitar James Hollihan, Dave Perkins
Synths Robbie Buchanan, Alan Pasqua
Hammond B-3 Greg Husted
Backing vocals Mark Williamson
High Hat Jeff Porcaro

07 - Steal Away  

Acoustic Slide Guitar James Hollihan
 
08 - (Living On The) Edge Of Time  

Drums Mel Watts
Bass Jackie Street
Guitar James Hollihan
Synths Robbie Buchanan
Acoustic Piano : James Hollihan
Sax Mark Douthit
Percussion Lenny Castro
Backing vocals Mark Williamson, Russ Taff
Chant Lynn Davis, Dave Perkins, Jack Joseph Puig, James Hollihan, Russ Taff

09 - Higher

Drums Scott Musik
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Guitars James Hollihan, Dann Huff
Guitar Solo : James Hollihan
Synths Robbie Buchanan
Sax Mark Douthit
Backing vocals Vince Ebo, Charlie Peacock & Annie Stocking
       
10 - Breathe Life Into Me  

Drums Paul Leim
Bass Nathan East
Guitars James Hollihan, Dann Huff
Synths Robbie Buchanan
Sax Mark Douthit
Guitar Solo : James Hollihan
Backing vocals Mark Williamson 

11 - Healing Touch

Drums Paul Leim
Bass Mike Brignardello
Guitar James Hollihan
Synths Robbie Buchanan
Acoustic Piano & Hammond B-3 : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion Lenny Castro
'Ricky Solo' : James Hollihan
Backing vocals Dave Perkins, Russ Taff

Imperials "...This Year's Model" (1987) -CCM-



Label : Myrrh Records


États-Unis Side 1

01 - Holding On (First Love) (Pam Mark Hall & Keith Thomas)
02 - Fallin' (Jimmie Lee Sloas)
03 - Warriors (Chris Eaton)
04 - How Do I Get You? (Mark Gendel & Bob Johnson)

Side 2

01 - Wings Of Love (Paul Smith & Keith Thomas)
02 - Power Of God (Tom Hemby & Ron Hemby)
03 - Outlander (Chris Eaton)
04 - Get Ready (Jimmie Lee Sloas)
05 - Devoted To You (Ron Hemby & Stephen Bashaw)


Produced by Brown Bannister
Executive Producer : Lynn Nichols

Special Credits :
Synclavier Programming : Steve Schaffer
Fairlight Programming : Carl Marsh, Shane Keister, Peter Kaye & Rhett Lawrence
Rhythm Tracks Recorded by Steve McMillan (Assisted by Joe Schiff) at Ocean Way Recording, except for "Warriors" Recorded by Jeff Balding (Assisted by Bill Whittington) at Omni Sound
Overdubs Recorded by Jeff Balding & J.B. at Omni Sound, Bennett House, Reelsound Bus & Center Stage
Second Engineers : Bill Whittington, Wade Jaynes, Spence Chrislu, Danny Johnston & J.T.
Mixed Nick Froome (Assisted by Ed Goodreau & Rob Jaczko) at Blue Jay Recording Studio, Boston, Mass.
Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Los Angeles

ImperialsArmond Morales, David Will, Ron Hemby, Jimmie Lee Sloas


Side 1

01 - Holding On (First Love)

Rhythm Track Recorded by Steve McMillan
Rhythm Track Arranged by Keith Thomas
Drum Programming & Keyboards : Keith Thomas
Additional Keyboards & Bass : Shane Keister
Additional Background vocals : Pam Mark Hall
Fairlight III : Carl Marsh
    
02 - Fallin'

Rhythm Track Arranged by Keith Thomas & Jimmie Lee Sloas
Drum Programming & Keyboards : Keith Thomas
Bass : Jimmie Lee Sloas
Drum Overdubs : Paul Leim
Rhythm Guitar : Dann Huff
Guitar Solo : Mark Gendel  
 
03 - Warriors

Drum Programming & Keyboards : Chris Eaton
Guitar Mark Gendel
Saxophone : Mark Douthit
Fairlight III : Carl Marsh
   
04 - How Do I Get You?

Rhythm Track Arranged by Jimmie Lee Sloas, Mark Gendel & Bob Johnson
Drums & Keyboards : Shane Keister
Fretless Bass : Gary Lunn
Guitar : Mark Grendel
Strings : Carl Marsh
   
Side 2

01 - Wings Of Love

Rhythm Track Arranged by Keith Thomas
Drum Programming & Keyboards : Keith Thomas
Guitar : Dann Huff
    
02 - Power Of God

Rhythm Track Arranged by Rhett Lawrence
Drum Programming & Keyboards : Rhett Lawrence
Guitar : Tom Hemby
Additional Keyboards : Keith Thomas
   
03 - Outlander

Rhythm Track Arranged by Shane Keister
Drum Programming & Keyboards : Shane Keister
   
04 - Get Ready

Drums : Paul Leim 
Bass : Jimmie Lee Sloas
Guitar : Tom Hemby
Keyboards : Keith Thomas, Shane Keister
Horns : Barry Green, Mark Douthit, Mike Haynes
Percussion : Lenny Castro
    
05 - Devoted To You

Drums : Paul Leim
Acoustic Piano : Robbie Buchanan 
Keyboards : Keith Thomas 
Guitar : Tom Hemby
Bass : Gary Lunn

Russ Taff "Medals" (1985) -CCM / AOR / Westcoast Rock-



 Label : Myrrh Records


États-Unis 01 - Vision (Chris Eaton, Russ Taff, Tori Taff & Crissie Grossman Puig)
02 - I'm Not Alone (Elizabeth & Paul Janz, Russ & Tori Taff)
03 - Medals (Rodnet Trott, Jonathan Sweet, Russ & Tori Taff)
04 - Not Gonna Bow (Russ & Tori Taff, James Newton Howard, Michael Landau)
05 - Here I Am (Chris Eaton, Russ & Tori Taff)
06 - I've Come Too Far (Roby Duke & James Hollihan)
07 - Silent Love (Paul & Elizabeth Janz, Russ & Tori Taff, Crissie Grossman Puig, Robbie Buchanan)
08 - How Much It Hurts (Chris Eaton, Russ & Tori Taff)
09 - Rock Solid (Tori Taff, Raymond Brown & James Hollihan)
10 - God Only Knows (Pam Mark Hall & James Hollihan)


Produced by Jack Joseph Puig & Russ Taff
Recorded & Mixed by Jack Joseph Puig
Creative Consultant : Lynn Nichols
Recorded September 10, 1984-March 11, 1985 at Mama Jo's Studio & Ocean Way Recording
Mixed at Mama Jo's Studio
Assistant Engineers : Steve Ford, Mark Ettel, Steve McMillan, Todd Van Etten
Mastered at Master Disk by Bob Ludwig


01 - Vision

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Paul Jackson Jr.
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan, James Newton Howard
Bass Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar Solo : Dann Huff
Background vocals : Bill Champlin, Tommy Funderburk, Tamara Champlin, Russ Taff
Linn Drum & Simmons Programming : Paul Leim

02 - I'm Not Alone

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Synthesizers : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Tommy Funderburk, Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, Russ Taff
Sax Solo : Larry Williams

03 - Medals

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Bass Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar Solo : Dann Huff
Synthesizer Solo : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Bill Champlin, Tommy Funderburk, Carmen Twillie, Tata Vega, Harry Browning, Russ Taff
Roland Drum Programming : Robbie Buchanan
Linn Drum Programming : Paul Leim
Crucial Songwriting Input : Stan Moser
Weird Background vocal : Lynn Nichols

04 - Not Gonna Bow

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau, Dann Huff
Synthesizers : James Newton Howard
Guitar Solo : Michael Landau
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Tommy Funderburk, Russ Taff
Sax : Larry Williams

05 - Here I Am

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Bill Champlin, Tommy Funderburk, Tamara Champlin
Linn Drum & Simmons Programming : Paul Leim 

06 - I've Come Too Far

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr., Dann Huff
Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar Solo : Dann Huff
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Tata Vega, Carmen Twillie, Tommy Funderburk
Linn Drum & Simmons Programming : Paul Leim
Scat : Tata Vega

07 - Silent Love

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Synthesizer Solo : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Bill Champlin, Tommy Funderburk

08 - How Much It Hurts

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Bass Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Backround vocals : Bill Champlin, Tommy Funderburk

09 - Rock Solid

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Bass Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar Solo : Dann Huff
Fairlight : Rhett Lawrence
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Tommy Funderburk, Tata Vega, Carmen Twillie, Russ Taff
Linn Drum Programming : Paul Leim
Scat : Tata Vega

10 - God Only Knows

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : Dann Huff, Michael Landau
Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Background vocals : Tommy Funderburk, Tata Vega, Carmen Twillie
Sax Solo : Larry Williams
Rhythm Arrangement : Robbie Buchanan

Imperials "Stand By The Power" (1982) -CCM / Westcoast Rock-



 Label : DaySpring Records


États-Unis Side A

01 - Stand By The Power (Paul Smith & John Rosasco)
02 - Somebody New Words (Paul Smith, Franke Previte & Blake Levinsohn)
03 - Part Time Servant (Claire Cloninger & Keith Thomas)
04 - This Heart Words (Keith Thomas)
05 - Lord Of The Harvest (Paul Smith & James Newton Howard)

Side B

01 - Under His Reign (Bruce Hibbard)
02 - I Never Get Enough Of Your Love (Paul Smith & John Rosasco)
03 -How Can You Love (Kerry Livgren)
04 - All For The Asking (Paul Smith & James Newton Howard)
05 - Because Of Who You Are (Bob Farrell & Billy Smiley)


Produced & Engineered by Bill Schnee
Recorded at Bill Schnee Studio, Los Angeles
Assisted by David Schober
Vocals Recorded at Bullect Studio, Nashville
Assisted by Scott Hendricks & Skip Moon

Piano & Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Drums : Jeff Porcaro, Carlos Vega
Bass : Nathan East, Neil Stubenhaus
Guitar : Steve Lukather, Carlos Rios, Hadley Hockensmith, Dann Huff
Percussion : Lenny Castro

Strings Arranged by James Newton Howard
Horns on "All For The Asking" Arranged by Bob Wilson
Production Coordinator : Susan Pyron

Imperials "Priority" (1980) -CCM / Westcoast Rock-



 Label : DaySpring Records


États-Unis Side 1

01 - The Trumpet Of Jesus (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
02 - Finish What You Started (Russ & Tori Taff, Michael Omartian)
03 - I'd Rather Believe In You (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
04 - Any Good Time At All (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
05 - Be Still My Soul (Russ & Tori Taff)

Side 2

01 - There's No Time Till You Take It (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
02 - Pieces (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
03 - Into My Life (Beeb Birtles)
04 - Seek Ye First (Stormie & Michael Omartian)


Produced & Arranged by Michael Omartian for Rhema Productions
Engineered & Remixed by John Guess
Recorded at Jennifudy Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Mastered by at Capitol Mastering, Hollywood, CA
Mastering Engineer : Ken Perry

Imperials : Jim Murray, Russ Taff, Armond Morales, David Will

Rhythm Section
Guitar : Marty Walsh
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Paul Leim 
Keyboards : Michael Omartian
Congas : Alex Acuña

Horn Section :
Trumpet : Chuck Findley, Steve Madaio 
Saxophone : Jackie Kelso, Kim Hutchcroft
Trombone : Dick 'Slyde' Hyde, Lew McCreary
Sax Solos : Kim Hutchcroft

Concert Master : Assa Drori
Additional Background vocals : Stormie Omartian, Marti McCall, Myrna Matthews

Production Coordinator : Yvonne Garcia

Imperials "Let The Wind Blow" (1985) -CCM / Westcoast Rock-



 Label : Myrrh Records


États-Unis Side 1

01 - In The Promised Land (Chris Eaton)
02 - Bread Of Life (Mark Gersmehl, Billy Smiley & Scott Douglas)
03 - Let The Wind Blow (David Martin)
04 - Jericho (Paul Smith, Mike Hudson & Michael W. Smith)
05 - The Deeper Meaning (Bill Purse & Teri DeSario Purse)

Side 2

01 - Sing For Joy (Denise Smith, Keith Thomas & Paul Charles Smith)
02 - Today (Teri DeSario Purse & Bill Purse)
03 - Taking The Time (Keith Thomas, Pam Mark Hall & Paul Smith)
04 - Miracles (Keith Thomas, Mike Hudson & Paul Smith)
05 - Not To Us, O Lord (Michael W. Smith & Paul Smith)


Produced by Brown Bannister
Engineered by Jack Joseph Puig 
Executive Producers : Michael Blanton & Dan Harrell
Recorded at :
Santa Barbara Sound, Santa Barbara, CA 
Bullet Recording, Nashville, TN 
Bennett House, Franklin, TN 
Bill Schnee's, N. Hollywood, CA 
Mama Jo's, N. Hollywood, CA
Mixed by Jack Joseph Puig at Mama Jo's, N. Hollywood, CA
Mastered at 'The Mastering Lab'
Assistant Engineering by Steve Ford, Dan Garcia, Alan Henry & Clark Schleicher
All Vocals Performed by The Imperials
All Vocals Arranged by Brown Bannister & The Imperials 

Imperials : Armond Morales, Jim Murray, David Will, Paul Smith


Side 1

01 - In The Promised Land

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Guitar : Dann Huff
Synthesizers : Robbie Buchanan
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey
Horn Section : Jerry Hey, Doug Dana, Berwyn Linton, Larry Williams, Bill Reichenbach, Chuck Findley, Gary Grant
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa

02 - Bread Of Life

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Synthesizer Bass : Robbie Buchanan
Guitar : Dann Huff
Rhodes & Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 

03 - Let The Wind Blow

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Guitar : Dann Huff
Rhodes & Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Additional Synthesizers : Shane Keister

04 - Jericho

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Dann Huff
Guitar Solo : Dann Huff
Keyboards : Michael W. Smith
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa

05 - The Deeper Meaning

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Guitar : Dann Huff
Rhodes & Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa

Side 2

01 - Sing For Joy

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Guitar : Dann Huff
Piano & Synthesizer : Keith Thomas
Rhodes & Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Additional Overdub : 'Boogie' On The Breakdown

02 - Today

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Mike Brignardello
Guitar : Dann Huff
Keyboards : Bill Purse
Synthesizer : Robbie Buchanan

03 - Taking The Time

Drums : Paul Leim 
Bass : Nathan East
Guitar : Dann Huff
Piano : Keith Thomas
Rhodes : Robbie Buchanan
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey
Horn Section : Jerry Hey, Doug Dana, Berwyn Linton, Larry Williams, Bill Reichenbach, Chuck Findley, Gary Grant

04 - Miracles

Drums : Paul Leim
Bass : Nathan East
Guitar : Dann Huff
Keyboards : Keith Thomas
Additional Synthesizers : Shane Keister, John Andrew Schreiner

05 - Not To Us, O Lord

Fairlight Progralmming : Rhett Lawrence
Fairlight & Piano : Michael W. Smith


Imperials "One More Song For You" (1979) -CCM / Blue-Eyed Soul-

  

 Label : DaySpring Records


États-Unis Side 1

01 - What I Can Do For You (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
02 - I'm Forgiven (Michael Omartian, Bruce Hibbard & Hadley Hockensmith)
03 - All My Life (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
04 - Living Without Your Love (Tom Hemby)
05 - Eagle Song (Tori & Russ Taff)

Side 2

01 - Closer Than Ever (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
02 - One More Song For You (Stormie & Michael Omartian)
03 - Higher Power (Denny Correll)
04 - More Like You (Stormie & Michael Omartian)


Produced & Arranged by Michael Omartian
Engineered & Remixed by John Guess
Recorded at :
Jennifudy Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Hollywood Central, Hollywood, CA
Mastered at A&M Mastering, Hollywood, CA
Mastered by Bernie Grundman
Additional Engineering : John Banuelos & Jack Lees

The ImperialsArmond Morales, Jim Murray, David Will, Russ Taff

Rhythm Section : 
Paul Leim : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Marty Walsh : Guitars
Michael Omartian : Keyboards / Percussion
Victor Feldman : Congas
Horn Section : Chuck Findley, Steve Madaio, Jackie Kelso, Kim Hutchcroft & Dick 'Slyde' Hyde
Sax Solos : Kim Hutchcroft
Concertmaster : Assa Drori
Additional Background vocals : Stormie Omartian, Marti McCall, Myrna Matthews
Vocal Arrangement on "Eagle Song" : Bill George, Charles Davis, Russ Taff

Imperials "Sail On" (1977) -CCM-



 Label : DaySpring Records


États-Unis Side 1

01 - Water Grave (Steve Chapman)
02 - Satisfaction Guaranteed (Chris Christian)
03 - Gotta Watch, Gotta Pray (Terry Robinson)
04 - More Each Day (Tim Sheppard)
05 - There Will Never Be Any Peace (Eugene Record)

Side 2

01 - Sail On (Chris Christian)
02 - Keep On Walking (Steve & Annie Chapman)
03 - Sonlight (Jim Murray & James Hollihan)
04 - Bread On The Water (Bill & Janny Grine)
05 - Try Again (Russ Taff)


Imperials : Armond Morales, Jim Murray, Russ Taff, David Will
 
Producer Chris Christian for Home Sweet Home Productions
Recorded & Remixed Gold Mine Studio, Brentwood, TN  
Overdubs : Sound Stage & Clements
Engineers : Brown Bannister, Shannon Smith, Travis Turk, Lanny Avery
Mastered at Masterfonics by Glenn Meadows
Arrangers : Achie T. 'Buggs' Jordan, Bergen White, Chris Christian

Musicians : 
Drums : Jerry Carrigan, Kenny Malone
Bass : Steve Schaeffer, Joe Osborn, Jack Williams
Keyboards : Shane Keister, Bobby Wood, Bobby Ogdin, Chris Christian
Percussion : Farrell Morris
Bells : Brown Bannister
Guitars : Steve Gibson, Reggie Young, Peter Bordonali
Saxophone : Dennis Solee
Strings : Shelly Kurland Strings
Horns : Don Sheffield, Billy Puett, Buddy Skipper

Earth, Wind & Fire "Spirit" (1976) -Funk / Soul / Smooth Soul-



Label : CBS Inc.


États-Unis Side 1

01 - Getaway (Bernard Taylor & Peter Cor)
02 - On Your Face (Maurice White, Charles Stepney & Philip Bailey)
03 - Imagination (Maurice White, Charles Stepney & Philip Bailey)
04 - Spirit (Maurice White & Larry Dunn)

Side 2

01 - Saturday Nite (Maurice White, Al McKay & Philip Bailey)
02 - Earth, Wind & Fire (Maurice White & Skip Scarborough)
03 - Departure (Maurice White & Larry Dunn)
04 - Biyo (Maurice White & Al McKay)
05 - Burnin' Bush (Jerry Peters)


Produced by Maurice White & Charles Stepney for Kalimba Productions

Earth, Wind & Fire :
Maurice White : Vocals, Kalimban Drums, Timbales
Verdine White : Vocals, Bass, Percussion
Philip Bailey : Vocals, Congas, Percussion
Larry Dunn : Piano, Organ, Moog Synthesizer
Ralph Johnson : Drums, Percussion
Al McKay : Guitars, Percussion
Johnny Graham : Guitars
Andrew Woolfolk : Saxophones, Percussion
Fred White : Drums, Percussion

Special thanks to our Horn Section :
Lew McCreary : Bass Trombone
Charles Loper : Trombone
Steve Madaio : Trumpet
Chuck Findley : Trumpet
Tommy Johnson : Tuba

French Horn Section : Sidney Muldrow, Marilyn Robinson, Arthur Maebe, David Duke

Don Myrick : Saxophones
Louis Satterfield : Trombone
Michael Harris : Trumpet

Special thanks to the following Musicians :
Oscar Brashear : Trumpet
George Bohannon : Trombone
Jerry Peters : Piano
Charles Veal : Concertmaster
Harvey Mason : Percussion

Violins : Harris Goldman, Carl La Magne, Winterton Gavey, Joy Lyle, Assa Drori, Sandy Seemore, Haim Shifrum
Violas : Rollice Dale, David Campbell, Marilyn Baker, Paul Polivnick, Lynn Subotnick, James Dunham, Denyse Buffum, Barbara Thomasson
Celli : Dennis Karmazyn, Harry Shlutz, Ronald Cooper, Marie Fera
Harp : Dorothy Ashby

"Getaway", "On Your Face", "Saturday Nite", "Imagination", "Earth, Wind & Fire", "Departure" Arranged by Charles Stepney
"Burnin' Bush", "Biyo" Arranged by Jerry Peters
"Spirit" Arranged by Tom Tom 84
Engineering & Remixing by George Massenburg
Recorded at the following Studios
Wally Heider, Studio 3, Los Angeles
Assistant Engineer : Richard Goodman
The Burbank Studios
Hollywood Sound Recorders
Westlake Audio
Assistant Engineer : Dean Rod
Mastered at The Mastering Lab

Andrew Culverwell "Everyday" (1980) -CCM-



Label : DaySpring Records


Royaume-Uni 01 - Everyday (Andrew Culverwell)
02 - Open Your Heart (Andrew & Sue Culverwell)
03 - Do You Believe In Love (Brown Bannister & Bob Farnsworth)
04 - Winner's Song (Andrew Culverwell)
05 - Final Destination (Michael Blanton, Andrew Culverwell & Brown Bannister)
06 - Think Upon Theses Things (Andrew Culverwell)
07 - Praise Him (Andrew Culverwell)
08 - Follow Me (Andrew Culverwell)
09 - Heaven Is Where You Are (Andrew Culverwell)
10 - Best Friend (Andrew Culverwell)
11 - Ready To Serve (Andrew Culverwell)


Produced by Brown Bannister for Home Sweet Home Productions
Executive Producer : Michael Blanton
Engineers : Brown Bannister, Jimmy Burch
Recorded at Gold Mine Studio, Brentwood, TN
Mastered : Masterfonics, Glenn Meadows
Arranger : John Darnall

Background Singers : Diana DeWitt, Gary Pigg, Lisa Silver, Bruce Dees, Patti Leatherwood, Robin Greene, James Gorin

Musicians :
Drums : Clay Claire
Keyboards & Synthesizer : Shane Keister
Electric Guitar : B. James Lowry, Jon Goin
Acoustic Guitar : Jimmy Capps, Jon Goin
Percussion : Terry McMillan
Bass : James Gorin, Ralph Childs, Steve Schaffer
Mandolin : Bill Kinner
Sax, Flute & Lyricon : Dennis Solee

Andrew Culverwell "Take Another Look" (1978) -CCM-



Label : DaySpring Records


Royaume-Uni 01 - Love Is What You Have (Andrew Culverwell)
02 - I Have Nothing (Without Your Love) (Andrew Culverwell)
03 - We Owe It All To You (Andrew Culverwell)
04 - You Taugh Me How To Fly (Andrew Culverwell)
05 - Song About Freedom (Andrew Culverwell)
06 - Home Again (Andrew Culverwell)
07 - May This Be The Place (Andrew Culverwell)
08 - Take Another Little Look (Andrew Culverwell)
09 - You Got It All Together (Andrew Culverwell)
10 - Miracles Happen All The Time (Andrew Culverwell)


Producer : Chris Christian
Executive Producer : Mike Blanton
Studios
The Gold Mine, Brentwood, Tennessee 
Sound Stage, Nashville, Tennessee (Overdubs)
Arranger : Bergen White - "You Taugh Me How To Fly", "Love Is What You Have", "Home Again", "May This Be The Place", "We Owe It All To You", "Song About Freedom"
Mastered at Masterfonics by Glenn Meadows, Nashville, Tennessee

Musicians :
Steel : Sonny Garrish
Drums : Kenny Malone
Bass : Steve Schaffer, Mike Leech
Keyboards : Shane Keister, Bobby Ogdin, Bobby Wood
Guitar : Steve Gibson
Percussion : Farrell Morris
Saxophone : Dennis Solee
Strings : Shelly Kurland Strings
Horns : Don Sheffield, Albert Butler, Ron Keller, Dennis Good, Billy Puet
Background Voices : Cindy Upford, Gwen Moore, Gary Pigg, Marty McCall

Engelbert Humperdinck "You And Your Lover" (1983) -Westcoast Rock-




  Label : Epic Records / Collectables


Inde 01 - Who's That Look In Your Eye (Robert Byrne & Tom Brasfield)
02 - Perfect Love (Jeff Silbar & Mark Gray)
03 - Til You And Your Lovers Are Lovers (Jan Buckingham & Mark Gray)
04 - What Will I Write (Eddie Rabbitt, Even Stevens & David Malloy)
05 - Yellow Moon (Richard Brannan)
06 - I Don't Know Hw To Say Goodbye (Even Stevens & Thomas Schuyler)
07 - Beautiful Baby (Even Stevens & Paul Overstreet)
08 - Patiently Waiting (Even Stevens & Hargus Robbins)
09 - You Look Good On Me (Even Stevens & Bruce Roberts)
10 - Two Lovers (Even Stevens, Steve Davis & David Malloy)


Produced by Even Stevens for ESP / Even Stevens Productions
Recorded at Emerald Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Engineered by Joe Bogan
Additional Engineering by Peter Granet
Assistant Engineers : Russ Martin, Keith Odle & Ginny Pallante
Vocals Performance by Marilyn McCoo on "Two Lovers"
String Arrangements by Mike Lewis on "Who's That Look In Your Eye", "Patiently Waiting", "Perfect Love", "Til You And Your Lovers Are Lovers", "What Will I Write" & "Two Lovers"
String Arrangements by Mike Lewis & Even Stevens on "Yellow Moon" & "Beautiful Baby"
String Arrangements by Randy McCormick & Even Stevens on "I Don't Know Hw To Say Goodbye" & "You Look Good On Me"
String Scoring Assistance by Bill Dekle
Arrangements Performed by The A Strings
Additional Recording at Village Recorders, Los Angeles, California
Mastered at Woodland Sound Studios, Nashville, Tennessee by Denny Purcell
Production Coordination by Kent Burnside

The Musicians :
Keyboards : Randy McCormick
Drums : James Stroud
Guitars : Billy Walker 
Guitars : Larry Byrom
Bass : Spady Brannan

Additional Musicians :
Guitar : Jon Goin
Grand Piano : Larry Byrom
Acoustic & Electric Guitars : Dann Huff
Percussion : Tom Roady
Prophet : Randy McCormick
Drums : Owen Hale
Vocal Backgrounds : Bruce Dees, Larry Keith & Steve Brantley ; as well as Charlie Chalmers, Brenda Barnett & Sandra Rhodes and also The Cherry Sisters, Lisa Silver, Diane Tidwell & Sheri Huffman

Engelbert Humperdinck "Don't You Love Me Anymore?" (1981) -Westcoast Pop-



 Label : Epic Records


Inde Side 1

01 - Don't You Love Me Anymore? (Bruce Roberts & Carole Bayer Sager)
02 - Stay Away (Kim Carnes)
03 - When The Nights Ends (Gary Portnoy & Ruth Rosen)
04 - I Don't Break Easily (Bruce Roberts)
05 - Say Goodnight (Gary Portnoy & Susan Sheridan)

Side 2

01 - Maybe This Time (Henry Gaffney)
02 - Baby Me Baby (Roger Miller)
03 - Heart Don't Fail Me Now (Steve Dorff & Rafe VanHoy)
04 - Come Spend The Morning (Bob Johnston & Leonard Cohen)
05 - Till I Get It Right (Red Lane & Larry Henley)


Album Produced by Gary Klein & Nick DeCaro for The Entertainment Company
Executive Producer : Charles Koppelman
Album Engineered & Mixed by John Arrias
Background Vocals Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Synthesizers : Bill Cuomo
Percussion : Alan Estes
Concertmaster : Harry Bluestone
Music Coordinator : Frank DeCaro
Production Coordinator fot The Entertainment Company : Linda Gerrity
Tracks Recorded & Album Remixed at Sound Labs Inc., Hollywood, California
Assistant Engineers : Stewart Whitmore & Chip Orlando
Strings Recorded at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Assistant Engineer : Don Henderson
Engelbert's Vocals Recorded at Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, California
Assistant Engineers : Jerry Hudgibs & Russell Schmitt
Strings Recorded at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywwod, CA
Assistant Engineer : Don Henderson
Engelbert's Vocals Recorded at Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, CA 
Assistant Engineers : Jerry Hudgins & Russell Schmitt
Mastered by Mike Reese at The Mastering Lab


Side 1

01 - Don't You Love Me Anymore?

Rhythm & Strings Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Keyboards : David Foster
Bass : Reinie Press
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background Vocalists : Jon Joyce, Richard Page, Stan Farber, Linda Harmon

02 - Stay Away

Rhythm Arranged by Jay Graydon
Strings Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Keyboards : Jaï Winding
Bass : Dennis Budimir
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background Vocalists : Denise Maynelli, Myrna Matthews, Maxine Willard Waters, Richard Page, Jon Joyce, Steve George

03 - When The Nights Ends

Rhythm & Strings Arranged by Bill Meyers
Keyboards : Mike Lang, Bill Meyers
Bass : David Hungate
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Ed Greene
Background Vocalists : Richard Page, Tom Kelly

04 - I Don't Break Easily

Rhythm & Strings Arranged by Bill Meyers
Keyboards : Bill Meyers, Jaï Winding
Bass : David Hungate
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Ed Greene

05 - Say Goodnight

Rhythm & Strings Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Keyboards : Jaï Winding
Bass : Reinie Press
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background Vocalists : Linda Harmon, Edie Lehman, Jon Joyce, Richard Page, Stan Farber

Side 2

01 - Maybe This Time

Rhythm Arranged by Bill Meyers
Strings Arranged by Artie Butler
Electric Piano : Bill Meyers
Bass : Reinie Press
Guitars : Jay Graydon & Dennis Budimir
Drums : Jeff Porcaro

02 - Baby Me Baby

Rhythm Arranged by Jay Graydon
Strings Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Piano : Jaï Winding
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Background Vocalists : Linda Harmon, Jon Joyce, Richard Page

03 - Heart Don't Fail Me Now

Rhythm Arranged by Jay Graydon
Strings Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Keyboards : David Foster & Bill Meyers
Bass : Reinie Press
Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Jeff Porcaro

04 - Come Spend The Morning

Rhythm Arranged by Jay Graydon
Strings Arranged by Bill Elliot
Keyboards : Jaï Winding, Bill Meyers
Bass : David Hungate
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Accordion : Nick DeCaro
Drums : Ed Greene
Harmony Vocal : Richard Page

05 - Till I Get It Right

Rhythm Arranged by Nick DeCaro
Strings Arranged by Bill Elliot
Keyboards : Jaï Winding
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Guitars : Jay Graydon
Drums : Jeff Porcaro

Thelma Houston "Never Gonna Be Another One" (1981) -Westcoast Soul / Disco-



Label : RCA Records


États-Unis Side A

01 - Never Give You Up (Gary Groetzman & Mike Piccirillo)
02 - Too Many Teardrops (Gary Groetzman & Mike Piccirillo)
03 - 96 Tears (Rudy Martinez)
04 - There's No Runnin' Away From Love (Gary Groetzman & Mike Piccirillo)

Side B

01 - Never Gonna Be Another One (Gary Groetzman & Mike Piccirillo)
02 - If You Feel It (John Williams Scroggins & Ronald Brown)
03 - Don't Make Me Over (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)
04 - Hollywood (Gary Groetzman & Mike Piccirillo)


Produced by George Tobin in Association with Mike Piccirillo for George Tobin Productions, Inc.
Arranged by George Tobin & Mike Piccirillo

Guitars : Mike Piccirillo
Keyboards : Bill Cuomo, Stewart Levin
Bass : Scott Edwards, Keni Burke
Drums : Ed Greene
Synthesizers : Mike Piccirillo, Bill Cuomo
Sax : Joel Peskin
Percussion : Mark Wolfson, Mike Piccirillo, Gary Goetzman

Background vocals : Thelma Houston, Mike Piccirillo, Maxine Willards Waters, Julia Tillman Waters

Recorded & Mixed at Studio Sound Recorders, North Hollywood
Engineered by Howard Lee Wolen & Mark Wolfson
Second Engineer : Richie Griffin
Mixed by George Tobin & Mike Piccirillo

Production Coordinator : Lisa Marie
Direction for G.T.P. : Gary Goetzman
A&R Coordination : Kathy Miller

Thelma Houston "Breakwater Cat" (1980) -Westcoast Soul / Pop Soul-



Label : RCA Records


États-Unis Side A

01 - Breakwater Cats (Jimmy Webb)
02 - Long Lasting Love (Jimmy Webb)
03 - Before There Could Be Me (Jimmy Webb)
04 - Gone (Jimmy Webb)
05 - What Was That Song (Jimmy Webb)

Side B

01 - Suspicious Minds (Mark James)
02 - Down The Backstairs Of My Life (William Smith & Eric Mercury)
03 - Understand Your Man (Alan Gordon)
04 - Lost And Found (Daniel Moore)
05 - Something We May Never Know (Shelby Flint)


Produced by Michael Stewart & James Gadson for The Entertainment Company
Executive Producer : Jimmy Webb
Engineers : Rick Ruggieri, Mark Linett, Brian Christian, Cheech D'Amici, Rick Hart
Mixed by John Arrias at Sound Labs
Recorded at :
Producers Workshop
Redwing Sound
Cherokee Recording Studio
Golden Sound, Hollywood Sound 
Devonshire Sound
Background Singers : Clydie King, Tom Kelly, Oren Waters, Greg Wright
Contractors : Jerry Hoff, Charles Veal, Sid Sharp
Production Assistant : Michael Vickers
Production Coordinator for The Entertainment Company : Linda Gerrity


Side A 

01 - Breakwater Cats

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : David Shields
Guitars : David T. Walker
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

02 - Long Lasting Love

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Eddie Watkins Jr.
Guitars : Tim May, David T. Walker, Steve Beckmeier
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

03 - Before There Could Be Me

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Keni Burke played that Bass
Guitars : David T. Walker
Horn Solo : Jerry Hey
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

04 - Gone

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Scott Edwards
Guitars : David T. Walker, Tim May
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

05 - What Was That Song

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Scott Edwards
Guitars : David T. Walker, Tim May
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by Sonny Burke
Strings & Horns Arranged by Matthew McCauley

Side B

01 - Suspicious Minds

Drums : James Gadson
Piano & Moog : Greg Mathieson
Electric Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Reggie McBride
Guitars : Steve Beckmeier, Tim May, Steve Hunter
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by Greg Mathieson, James Gadson
Strings Arranged by Greg Mathieson

02 - Down The Backstairs Of My Life

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Organ : Webster Lewis
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : David T. Walker, Carlos Rios
And presenting Kim Houston singing Background vocals

03 - Understand Your Man

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars Tim May, David T. Walker, Steve Hunter
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Rhythm Track Arranged by James Gadson, Michael Stewart, Webster Lewis
Horns Arranged by Webster Lewis
Strings Arranged by John Barnes

04 - Lost And Found

Drums : James Gadson
Piano : Sonny Burke
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : Tim May, David T. Walker, Fred Tackett
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Arranged by Webster Lewis

05 - Something We May Never Know

Drums : James Gadson
Keyboards : Jerry Peters
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Guitars : David T. Walker, Greg Poree, Carlos Rios
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Steel : Gary Morse
Strings Arranged by Bill Meyers    

Thelma Houston "Ride To The Rainbow" (1979) -Soul / Funk-



Label : Motown Record Corporation


États-Unis 01 - Saturday Night, Sunday Morning (Norma Helms & Mitchell Botler)
02 - I Wanna Be Back In Love Again* (Bobby Belle & Eddie Summers)
03 - Love Machine (Warren Moore & Billy Griffin)
04 - Imaginary Paradise (Bobby Belle, Alfred McCrary, Charity McCrary, Linda McCrary & Sundray Tucker)
05 - Just A Little Piece Of You (Stevie Wonder & Syreeta Wright)
06 - Ride To The Rainbow (Michele Simmons, Bunny Hull & Gary Poirot)
07 - Paying For It With My Heart (Guy Finley & Michael Rubini)
08 - Give It To Me (R. Wilson)


Produced by Hal Davis
*Co-Produced by Hal Davis & Bobby Belle

Rhythm, Horn & String Arrangements by Arthur G. Wright except "Love Machine" Arranged by Man Oldfield

Rhythm Section :
Keyboards : Man Oldfield, Reginald Burke & Sylvester Rivers
Guitars : Melvin 'Wah Wah' Ragin & Spencer Bean
Synthesizer & Arp : Alan Oldfield
Bass : Eddie Watkins Jr. & David Shields
Drums : James Gadson & Larry Tolbert
Percussion : Gary Coleman & Melvin Webb
Congas : Eddie 'Bongo' Brown

Background Vocalists : Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Patti Brooks, Oma Drake, Jessie Richardson, Terry Young, Monalisa Young, Ivory Davis, Billy Woodruff, Bobby Belle, Venetta Fields

Recorded at Motown Recording Studios, Paramount Recording Studios & One Step Up Recording Studio
Mixed at Motown Recording Studios, Sound Labs & Sound Factory
Mastered at Kendun Recorders

Recording Engineers : Robert Robitaille, Sye Mitchell & Dennis Moody on "Love Machine"
Assistant Recording Engineers : Debbie Scott, Dennis Moody, Romie Luvrich, Gail Ritter
Mixing Engineer : Russ Terrana
Assistant Mixing Engineers : Debbie Scott, Abdoulaye Soumare
Mastering Engineer : Jo Hansch

Thelma Houston "Ready To Roll" (1978) -Funk / Soul-



Label : Motown Record Corporation


États-Unis 01 - Saturday Night, Sunday Morning (Norma Helms & Mitch Botler)
02 - Love Is Comin' On (Ronnie Vann, Karin Patterson & Greg Wright)
03 - I Wanna Start My Life All Over Again (Sharon Anton & Sandra Crouch)
04 - Midnight Mona* (Ronnie Vann, Karin Patterson & Greg Wright)
05 - Pardon Me** (Alfred McCrary & Sundray Tucker)
06 - Everybody's Got A Story (Sharon Anton & Sandra Crouch)
07 - Strange* (Greg Wright, Karin Patterson & Olivia Foster)
08 - Am I Expecting Too Much (Raymond Crossley, Curtis Nolen, Dana Meyers & Maureen Bailey)
09 - Can't We Try (Ken Hirsch & Ron Miller)


Produced by Hal Davis & Greg Wright*
**Co-Produced by Hal Davis & Bobby Belle

Rhythm, String & Horn Arrangements by Art Wright except on "Love Is Comin' On", Rhythm Arrangements by Greg Wright & Ronnie Vann
String & Horn Arrangements by Jimmie Haskell on "Midnight Mona"
Rhythm Arrangements by Greg Wright
String & Horn Arrangements by Jimmie Haskell on "Strange"
Rhythm Arrangements by Greg Wright
String & Horn Arrangements by Dave Blumberg

Musicians :
Keyboards : Greg Wright, Sonny Burke, Greg Phillinganes, John Barnes, Clarence McDonald, Willard Oldfield
Guitars : 'Wah Wah' Watson, Ronnie Vann, Ray Parker Jr., Roland Bautista
Drums : James Gadson
Bass : Eddie Watkins Jr., Tony Newton, Robert Hill
Percussion : Eddie 'Bongo' Brown, Alan Estes, Gary Coleman, Rock Deadrick
Vibes : Gene Estes
Congas : Joe Clayton

Background Vocalists : Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters, Patti Brooks, Ivory Stone Davis, Venetta Fields, Maxine Anderson, Greg Wright, Platypus, Olivia Foster, Patricia Keene, Dorothy Sheffield, Stephanie Spruill, Roger St. Kennedy, Karin Patterson

Recorded at Motown Recording Studios & Paramount Studio, Hollywood, California & ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California
Engineers : Russ Terrana, Art Stewart, Sye Mitchell, Barney Perkins, Zollie Johnson, Rob Robitaille
Mixed & Mastered at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Mixing Engineer : Russ Terrana
Mastering Engineer : Jack Andrews

28/05/2021

Rupert Holmes "Full Circle" (1981) -Westcoast Rock-



 
Label : Elektra / Asylum Records


Royaume-Uni 01 - The End (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Loved By The One You Love (Rupert Holmes)
03 - Perfect (Rupert Holmes)
04 - You Remind Me Of You (Rupert Holmes)
05 - The One Of Us (Rupert Holmes)
06 - Full Circle (Rupert Holmes)
07 - How Do You Do (Rupert Holmes)
08 - Love At Second Sight (Rupert Holmes)
09 - My Lover's Keeper (Rupert Holmes)
10 - One Born Every Minute (Rupert Holmes)


Executive producer & Creative Supervision : Normand Kurtz
Engineered & Mixed by Bill Stein
Produced by Rupert Holmes for The Holmes Line of Records, Inc.

Personnel & Recording Data

Rupert Holmes : Lead & Background vocals, All Keyboards, Woodwinds
Dean Bailin : All Guitars, Solo on "Loved By The One You Love", "How Do You Do" & "Love At Second Sight", Alto Sax on "One Born Every Minute"
Benny Gramm : Drums & Percussion
John Caruso : Electric Bass
Chrissy Faith : Background vocals on "My Lover's Keeper" & "Perfect"

Grateful thanks to Dean Bailin, Musical Director for The Holmes Line, solid gold Guitarist, outstanding singer-songwriter, and friend...
...and to Phil Budhos, brilliant Arranger & Pianist for all our concert & television appearances

Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by Rupert Holmes

Recorded Summer of '81 in New York City
Associate Engineer : Dominick Maita
Assistant engineer : Robin Danar
Mastered by Randy Francis
Production Coordinator : Steve Jankowski
Sound Coordinator : Dave Montijo
Assistant to Normand Kurtz : Carol McPherson

Rupert Holmes "Partners In Crime" (1979) -Westcoast Rock-


  
 Label : Infinity Records


Drapeau du Royaume-Uni Side A

01 - Escape (The Pina Colada Song) (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Partners In Crime (Rupert Holmes)
03 - Nearsighted (Rupert Holmes)
04 - Lunch Hour (Rupert Holmes)
05 - Drop It (Rupert Holmes)

Side B

01 - Him (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Answering Machine (Rupert Holmes)
03 - The People That You Never Get To Love (Rupert Holmes)
04 - Get Outta Yourself (Rupert Holmes)
05 - In You I Trust (Rupert Holmes)


Produced by Rupert Holmes & Jim Boyer For The Holmes Line Of Records
All Songs Written & Arranged by Rupert Holmes
Executive Production & Creative Supervision by Normand Kurtz

Leo Adamian : Drums
Dean Bailin : All Guitars & Solos on "Lunch Hour", "Nearsighted", "In You I Trust" & "Drop It"
Frank Gravis : Electric Bass
Rupert Holmes : All Vocals, Keyboards, Saxophone, Synthesizers & Solos on "Partners In Crime & "Him"
Victoria : All Percussion

Double Drums on "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" : Steve Jordan with Leo Adamian
French Horn Peter Gordon
Trombone Wayne Andre
Bass Trombone Dave Taylor
Strings The Gene Orloff Section
Voice Trumpet Bob Gurland on "Get Outta Yourself"
Background vocals Chrissy Faith on "Answering Machine"

Engineered by Jim Boyer
Recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City
Associate Engineer : Eric Bloch
Mixed by Jim Boyer
Mixed at A&R Recording Studios, New York City
Associate Engineer : Ollie Cotton
Mastered at Sterling Sound by Ted Jensen

Rupert Holmes "Pursuit Of Happiness" (1978) -Soft Rock-



  Label : Private Stock Records


Royaume-Uni 01 - Less Is More (Rupert Holmes) 
02 - Show Me Where It Says (Rupert Holmes)
03 - Speechless (Rupert Holmes)
04 - Cradle Me (Rupert Holmes)
05 - So Beautiful It Hurts (Rupert Holmes)
06 - Let's Get Crazy Tonight (Rupert Holmes)
07 - Bedside Companions (Rupert Holmes)
08 - Guitars (Rupert Holmes)
09 - The Long Way Home (Rupert Holmes)
10 - Town Square (Rupert Holmes)
11 - The Old School (Rupert Holmes)


Produced by Rupert Holmes For The Holmes Line

Drums : Alan Schwartzberg & Jimmie Young
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Electric Bass : Wilbur Bascomb, Will Lee & Joe Mack
Lead Electric Guitar : Steve Khan & Elliott Randall
Keyboards : Carter Catheart, Pat Rebillot & Rupert Holmes
Tenor Sax & Flugelhorn Solos on "So Beautiful It Hurts" : Michael Brecker & Randy Brecker
Lead Trumpet : Mel Davis, Randy Brecker & Marv Stamm
Lead French Horn : Peter Gordon
Violin Concertmaster : Gene Orloff
Cello Concertmaster : Jesse Levy
Background vocals : Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves, Hilda Harris, Maeretha Stewart & Rupert Holmes

Arranged & Conducted by Rupert Holmes
Recorded & Mixed at Plaza Sound Studios by Rob Freeman
Additional Recording & Mixing at A&R Studios by Jim Boyer & At Power Station by Bob Clearmountain

Rupert Holmes "Singles" (1976) -Soft Rock-



Label : CBS Inc.


Royaume-Uni 01 - Who, What, Whent, Where, Why (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Weekend Lover (Rupert Holmes)
03 - I Don't Want To Get Over (Rupert Holmes)
04 - You Make Me Real (Rupert Holmes)
05 - Aw Shucks (Rupert Holmes)
06 - The Last Of The Romantics (Rupert Holmes)
07 - For Beginners Only (Rupert Holmes)
08 - Touch And Go (Rupert Holmes)
09 - Annabella (Rupert Holmes)
10 - Singles (Rupert Holmes)


Arranged & Conducted by Rupert Holmes
Produced by Jeffrey Lesser
Engineered & Mixed by Jeffrey Lesser
Recorded at Plaza Sound & Columbia Recording Studios, New York City
Mastering : Robert Ludwig, Masterdisk, New York City

Among the many creative people who gave so much of their time & talent to this album. I particulary want to thank Jimmy Young, Alan Schwartzberg, Wilbur Bascomb, Johnny Miller, Russell George, Martin Balk, Lance Quinn, Elliot Randall, Jay Berliner, Jeff Mironov, Bob Rose, Marc Horowitz, Dean Bailin, Skip Reed, Lew Delgatto, George Opalisky, Peter Gordon, Bob Carlisle, Alan Rubin, Lew Soloff, Barry Rogers, Dave Taylor, Gene Orloff, Jesse Levy...
Maeretha Stewart, Patti Austin, Vivian herry, Hilda Harris, Pasha Thomas... Rob Fentriss, Don Puluse, Tim Geelin... Paul Atkinson, Laura Kreps & my partners Jeffrey Lesser & Normand Kurtz

Rupert Holmes "Rupert Holmes" (1975) -Soft Rock / Blue-Eyed Soul-



Label : CBS Inc.


Royaume-Uni 01 - Too Scared To Sing (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Brass Knuckles (Rupert Holmes)
03 - You Burned Yourself Out (Rupert Holmes)
04 - Deco Lady (Rupert Holmes)
05 - I Don't Want To Hold Your Hand (Rupert Holmes)
06 - Rifles And Rum (Rupert Holmes)
07 - Studio Musician (Rupert Holmes)
08 - Everything Gets Better When You're Drunk (Rupert Holmes)
09 - The Man Behind The Woman (Rupert Holmes)
10 - The Place Where Failure Goes (Rupert Holmes)


The Band :
Rupert Holmes : All Vocals, Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Tack Piano, Moog-ARP-Elka Synthesizers, Clarinet
FOX TROT
Jimmy Accardi : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Solo on "Deco Lady"
Ron Altaville : Electric Bass
Dean Bailin : Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Solos on "Rifles And Rum" & "Studio Musician", Alto Sax
Colonel Jimmy Cathcart : Lead Piano, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Organ, Solo on "Brass Knuckles", Trumpet
Skip Reed : Drums, Latin Percussion, Timpani
Fox Trot & Jeffrey Lesser : Background vocals on "Rifles And Rum"

Engineered by Jeffrey Lesser & Harry Maslin, Shelley Yakus, Mike Stone
Associate Engineers : Ron Saint Germain, Godfrey Diamond, Alex Head, Kevin Herron, Jimmy Iovine, Rod O'Brien & Mike Braunstein
Remixed at The Lounge (Mediasound) by Jeffrey Lesser

Produced & Directed by Jeffrey Lesser
Orchestrated by Rupert Holmes
A Widescreen Production

THE WIDESCREEN ORCHESTRA :
Orchestrated & Conducted by Rupert Holmes
Violins : David Nadien (Concertmaster), Charles Libove, John Pintaville, Harry Lookofsky, Max Ellen, Harold Kohon, Joseph Malignaggi, Emanuel Green, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Matthew Raimondi & Harry Cyckman
Celli : Jesse Levy (Concertmaster), George Ricci, Alan Schulman & Charles McCracken
Violas : Emanuel Vardi (Concertmaster), Theodore Israel, Julien Barber & David Sackson
English Horn : Lew Delgatto (Concertmaster)
Oboe : George Marge
Alto Flutes : Harvey Estrin, Robert Steen, Lew Delgatto & George Marge
Flute & Piccolo : Harvey Estrin, Robert Steen & David Tofani
Bass Clarinet : David Tofani
Bassoons : Ron Jannelli
Trumpet & Flugelhorn : Alan Rubin & Marvin Stamm
French Horn : Peter Gordon & Bob Carlisle
Trombone : Mico Monardo
Bass Trombone : David Taylor

Recorded & Remixed January & February of 1975 at Mediasound & Record Plant in New York City, And at Record Plant in Los Angeles

Rupert Holmes "Widescreen" (1974) -Soft Rock-



Label : CBS Inc.


Drapeau du Royaume-Uni 01 - Widescreen (Rupert Holmes)
02 - Terminal (Rupert Holmes)
03 - Second Saxophone (Rupert Holmes)
04 - Phantom Of The Opera (Rupert Holmes)
05 - Talk (Rupert Holmes)
06 - Bagdad (Rupert Holmes)
07 - Our National Pastime (Rupert Holmes)
08 - Letters That Cross The Mail (Rupert Holmes)
09 - Soap Opera (Rupert Holmes)
10 - Psycho Drama (Rupert Holmes)


All Words & Music by Rupert Holmes
Arranged by Rupert Holmes & Jeffrey Lesser
Orchestrated & Conducted by Rupert Holmes
Produced & Directed by Jeffrey Lesser

Rupert Holmes : Vocals, Piano, Synthesizer, Hammond Organ, Alto Saxophone Solo on "Second Saxophone", Clarinet, Chimes, Electric Piano
Jeffrey Lesser : Background Voices on "Bagdad", Horse's Hooves, The Voice of Doom, The sound of Ron Swoboda hitting a deep fly to right center field

Electric Guitar : Vincent Bell, Elliott Randall
Acoustic Guitar : Jay Berliner, Sal Detroia, Stu Sharf, Vencent Bell, Elliott Randall
Electric Bass : Wilbur Bascomb, Russell George, John Miller
Upright Bass : John Miller
Drums Martin Fulterman, Al Rogers, Jimmie Young
Trumpets : John Frosk, Alan Rubin, Jimmy Sedler, Joe Shepley, Lew Soloff
Trombone : Mickey Gravine, Mico Minardo, Andre Wayne
Bass Trombone : David Taylor
French Horn : Peter Gordon, Bill Hamilton, Bob Karlisle
Reeds : Lew Delgatto, Phil Bodner, Jerry Dodgion, William Slapion, Romeo Panque
Oboe : Martin Fulterman
Violin David Nadien, Paul Gershman, Manny Green, Harry Lookofskey, Joseph Malignaggi, Charles McCracker, Elliot Rosoff, Anahid Ajemian, Ruth Buffington, Israel Chorberg, Michael Comins, Sidney Kauffmann, John Palanchian, Irving Spice
Cello : Jesse Levy, Maurice Bialkin, Sally Rosoff, Toby Saks, Seymour Barab, Harry Cykman, George Koutzen, Alan Schulman

Engineers : Jeffrey Lesser And Don Puluse, Doug Pomeroy, Frank Laico, Tim Geelin, Rusty Payne, Stan Tonkel
Assistant Engineers : Bob Clearmountain, Ron St. Germain, Don Wershba, Ted Brosnan, Pete Dauria, Lou Schlossberg, Lou Waxman
Mastering : Robert LudwigSterling Sound

Recorded between March 1973 & January 1974 at Media Sound Studios, CBS Recording Studios & CBS 30th Street