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Blink of an Eye (1993)
From the reggae-ish opener "I Stand for You" to the gorgeous cover of "Hey Girl" to the gospel-tinged "Everlasting," Michael McDonald's Blink of an Eye is at moments contemplative and, at others, just plain funky. McDonald's smoky, soulful vocals shine ...
Personnel: Lee Ritenour (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, vocoder); Eric Tagg, Bill Champlin (vocals); Don Grusin, Greg Phillinganes, Richard Tee, Greg Mathieson, David Foster (keyboards); Michael Boddicker (synthesizer); David Hungate, Abraham Laboriel, Sr. , John Pierce (bass guitar); Jeff ...
Essential Jacksons (2004)
Additional personnel includes: Mick Jagger (vocals); Teddy Riley (various instruments); Paul Jackson Jr. (guitar); Dexter Wansel (piano, keyboards); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Babyface (programming); MFSB.
Recorded between 1976 & 1989. Includes liner notes by Jermaine Jackson.
In the legal battles that followed ...
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Very Best Of Al B. Sure! (2003)
Recorded between 1988 & 1992. Includes liner notes by Ronda Racha Penrice.
Soft rock during the new jack era was overflowing to the brim with talent, and Al B. Sure! was one of several male vocalists leading the way for a ...
||Narada Michael Walden|
On Awakening, Narada Michael Walden placed aside the jazz fusion leanings of his early albums in favor of a more radio-friendly sound. The strategy worked, with Walden having his first Top Ten R&B single, "I Don't Want Nobody Else (To ...
One More Car One More Rider (2002)
When Eric Clapton hit the road in support of 2001's REPTILE, rumors abounded that this would be his last tour. If this hearsay turns out to be true, take consolation in the fact that the live 2-CD ONE MORE CAR, ...
Beautiful 2008 five CD box containing digitally remastered editions of a quintet of seminal Leonard Cohen albums: Songs of Leonard Cohen (1968), Various Positions (1985), I'm Your Man (1988), The Future (1992) and Ten New Songs (2001). 46 tracks including ...
Softly with These Songs: The Best of Roberta Flack (1993)
Roberta Flack was blessed with one of the loveliest, most soothing voices in the music industry. In the 1970s, she not only appealed to pop and R&B audiences, but also fit in with the era's more serious, sensitive singer/songwriters. She ...
Streets Of Fire (2011)
Track Listing: Nowhere Fast; Sorcerer; Deeper And Deeper; Countdown To Love; One Bad Stud; Tonight Is What It Means To Be Young; Never Be You; I Can Dream About You; Hold That Snake; Blue Shadows;
Track Listing: E.S.P.; You Win Again; Live or Die; Giving Up the Ghost; Longest Night; This Is Your Life; Angela; Overnight; Crazy For Your Love; Backtafunk; E.S.P.;
Winner In You (1986)
Patti LaBelle enjoyed the biggest hit of her solo career when she switched labels from Philadelphia International to MCA. None of her albums had consistently clicked since she'd gone solo in 1977, but LaBelle's 1986 MCA debut topped the pop ...
At Last (2000)
Track Listing: Do You Really Want to Know; If I Were Your Woman II; I Said You Lied; Grandma's Hands; Love Hurts; I Wanna Be Loved; Greatest Love of All; Better Love Next Time; Please Help Me I'm Falling; Something ...
Timeless Journey (2004)
Patti LaBelle's soul has been on display for the world to see and hear since the 1960s, and four decades later, she shows no signs of fading. There could be no truer title for her umpteenth album; TIMELESS JOURNEY mines ...
Fine R&B with Anita Baker and Michael McDonald. ~ Bil Carpenter
Recording information: Avalanche, Denver, CO; Selah Studio, Detroit, MI; Sound City, Cerritos, CA; Weddington, North Hollywood, CA; Yamaha Studio, Glendale, CA.
Photographer: Russell Comfort.
Personnel: Doug Williams , Melvin Williams, Michael McDonald ...
It's the Real Thing (1989)
In the late 1980s, thin-voiced females who couldn't sing were quite prevalent in the urban contemporary arena. But thankfully, singers like Meli'sa Morgan, Vesta Williams and Angela Winbush were around to remind us that big-voiced belters still had a place ...
Chariots Of Fire (1982)
Liner Note Author: Quincy Jones.
Recording information: 10/19/1981-10/31/1981.
Arranger: Michael Omartian.
Personnel: Ernie Watts (vocals, flute, saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, percussion); James Ingram (vocals, keyboards); Howard Hewett, Phillip Ingram (vocals); David Williams , Steve Lukather, Carlos Rios (guitar); Michael Omartian (strings, piano, ...
Track Listing: Stormy Weather; Dancing the Night Away; I Can't Stop Loving You; Booga Rooga, La; Raining in My Heart; Something Fine; Running to My Freedom; Frankie Lee; Don't Look Away; No Looking Back; Leo's Story; I've Been Lonely for So Long; New Orleans;
Siedah Garrett, a backing vocalist who's contributed to dozens of sessions for everyone from Cliff Richard to Rancid, followed her 1988 solo debut with a second album in 2003. Garrett is not only a splendid vocalist but also a talented ...
Road To Freedom (1992)
When Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards were leading Chic in the late '70s and early '80s, the producers' main focus was disco funk. But after Chic's breakup, they went their separate ways, became increasingly diverse, and produced their share of ...
Red Hot Rhythm & Blues (1987)
Diana Ross made one of her better albums in quite a while, although this late-'80s number didn't fare as well as anticipated. But "It's Hard For Me to Say," aco-produced and co-written with Luther Vandross, was the first heartache tune ...
Don't Give Up (1981)
Audio Mixers: Bob Cotton; Peter Haden; Bill Maxwell.
Audio Remasterer: Bernie Grundman.
Recording information: Mama Jo's, Hollywood, CA; Ocean Way Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; Paramount Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA.
Personnel includes: Andrae Crouch (vocals); The Winans, Bebe & CeCe Winans, Phil Keaggy.
Personnel: Andrať ...
Unimaginable Life (1997)
THE UNIMAGINABLE LIFE contains computer files that are accessible only by visiting a website and downloading software.
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology.
First, the story behind THE UNIMAGINABLE LIFE--Kenny Loggins and his wife, Julia, wrote a book of ...
Give In To The Rhythm (1991)
Once again Arthur Baker creates a state-of-the-art dance album that comes off, with its six different vocalists (including Al Green, Lee John, Adele Bertei, and Tata Vega), sounding like a various artists compilation. The tracks are constructed for maximum dance ...
In The Life Of Chris Gaines (1999)
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology.
For IN THE LIFE OF CHRIS GAINES, Garth Brooks has created the character Chris Gaines, a pop/rock superstar. This "greatest hits" album, made to accompany a movie called "The Lamb," features tracks ...
Time Was (1995)
All songs co-written by Curtis Stigers except "This Time" (R. Supa/D. Bryan), "Every Time You Cry" (S. Peiken/G. Sutton), "The Ghost Of You And Me" (R. Page/J. Lind) and "Cry" (J. Vincent/M. Ochs).
Producers: David Foster (track 1); Glen Ballard (tracks ...