Jess Roden-Stonechaser 1980 LP

29 Aug

01 – Prime Time Lover (Danny Ironstone & Mary
Unobsky)

02 – Deeper In Love (Mark James)
03 – Brand
New Start
(Jess Roden)
04 – Believe In Me (Danny
Ironstone)

05 – Bird Of Harlem (John Cartwright)
06 –
If Ever You Should Change Your Mind
(John Cartwright)
07 –
Loving You
(Andy Fraser)
08 – One World, One People
(Jess Roden & John Cartwright)

Arrangers :
Leon Pendarvis & Rob Mounsey
Recorded at Power Station, Regent
Sound & Counterpoint Studios, New York City

Recording
Enginners
: Bill Scheniman, Vince McGarry, Gary Chester, Bob Clearmountain & Andrew Surfer
Assistant Engineers : James
Farber, Peter Robbins, Karl Westman, Rob Dixon, Ray Willard, Alan Meyerson &
Gary Rindfuss

Side One Mixed at Power Station 1979 (Tracks 01 to
04)

Engineer : Bill Scheniman
Produced by Leon
Pendarvis

Side Two Mixed at regent Sound 1978 (Tracks 05 to
08)

Engineer : Vince McGarry
Produced by Joel
Dorn

Musicians :

Keyboards : Rob Mounsey,
Leon Pendarvis, Pat Rebillot & George T. Clinton

Guitars :
Jeff Mironov, Jeff Layton, Cliff Morris, David Landau & John
Cartwright

Drums : Chris Parker, Richard Crooks & Peter
Bunetta

Basses : Neil Jason, Anthony Jackson, John Cartwright
& Rick Chudacoff

Percussion : Erroll Bennett, Jess Roden,
Arno Lucas & Leon Pendarvis

Vocals : Jess Roden, Jaki
Whitren, Janice Pendarvis, Luther Vandross, Joshie Armstead, Chandra Armstead,
Leon Pendarvis, Zachary Sanders & Barbara Massey

Bass Clarinet
: Lee Goodall
Alto Saxophone : Pat Ryan
Strings on
“Loving You” Arranged by
William S. Fischer
Horns on “If Ever
You Should Change” Arranged by
Pee Wee Ellis
String Players
:
Violins : Lamar Alsop, Regis Iandiorrio, Harold Kohon, John
Pintavalle, Lou Eley, Kathy Kienke & Stanley Pollock

Violas :
Al Brown, Lenor Weinstock, Sue Pray & Manny Vardi
Celli :
Kermit Moore, Jesse Levy & Charles McCracken
Horn
Players
:
Reeds : Dave Tofani, Harold Vick, Alex Foster, Ray
Beckenstein, Billy Slapin, Romeo Penque & John Campo

Brass :
Howard Johnson, Lew Soloff, Dave Taylor, Alan Ralph, Virgil Jones, Barry
Rogers & Wayne Andre

Early Luther Vandross Songs In Copyright Registry!!!!

27 Aug
Early Luther Vandross Songs in copyright registry

1972 I’m Not Satisfied 3-09-1972
1972 Who’s Gonna Make It Easier For Me? 3-27-1972
1972 All In Satan’s Name 11-06-1972
1972 In This Lonely Hour 11-10-1972
1974 Stop Now 1-14-1974
1974 Funky Music (Is A Part Of Me) 8-26-1974
1974 A Lover’s Change 9-12-1974
1974 This Is For Real 9-12-1974
1974 Jealousy (Is In Me) 9-16-1974
1974 Emotion Eyes 9-16-1974
1974 I’ll Get Along Fine 10-15-1974
1975 The Second Time Around 3-13-1975
1975 Don’t Take The Time 3-18-1975
1975 It’s Good For The Soul 3-20-1975
1975 I’ve Been Working 8-21-1975
1976 What Can A Miracle Do? (Don Grolnick) 1-27-1976
1976 At Christmas Time 8-12-1976
1976 May Christmas Bring You Happiness 8-12-1976
1977 Can’t Get Enough Good Lovin’ 2-11-1977
1977 Follow My Love 2-11-1977
1977 Come Back To Love 2-11-1977
1977 If It Takes A Million Years 2-28-1977
1977 Don’t Wanna Be A Fool 3-15-1977
1977 This Close To You 3-15-1977
1977 Ready For Love 3-23-1977
1977 I’m Still In Love 9-06-1977
1977 I’ve Got Your Love 9-06-1977
1977 Super Love 9-06-1977
1977 Try Love, My Love 9-6-1977
1977 You’re Giving Up To Easy 9-6-1977
1977 A Rag To Riches Love Affair 10-18-1977
1977 Come Stay With Me 10-18-1977
1977 Happing Dancing 10-18-1977
1977 Puttin’ It Back 10-25-1977
1977 Talk To Me (Express Yourself) 12-9-1977
1977 Don’t Let It Make You Feel Bad 12-19-1977
1978 Don’t Let The Music Fade 3-24-1978
1978 Don’t Promise Me Your Love 3-24-1978
1978 Loving You Baby 3-24-1978
1978 Don’t You Think It’s Too Late? 8-8-1978
1978 Reaching For Love 8-8-1978
1978 Amazing Love 9-28-1978
1978 No Trouble Feeling 1-11-1979
1978 Pull Away 1-11-1979
1978 Pick Me Up! 1-11-1979
1979 Last Chance 3-30-1979
1979 To Get Your Love 3-30-1979
1979 That Super Lady 3-30-1979
1979 Bad Boy 5-16-1979
1979 My Body 5-16-1979
1979 Do A Happy Dance; Jump Shout (Luther & Nat Adderley Jr.) 05-16-1979
1979 Crazy Lady Luck 8-10-1979
1979 You Can’t Take The Boogie Home 8-10-1979
1979 Millionaire 10-22-1979
1979 Up On Boogie Street 10-22-1979
1979 Once You Know How 10-22-1979
1979 Promise Me 10-22-1979
1979 I Don’t Wanna Be Your Lover (If I Gotta Be Your Fool) 10-22-1979
1979 Lay It On The Line 12-10-1979
1980 Welcome Back 3-15-1980
1980 Don’t Get Funny With My Money 5-14-1980
1980 You’ve Been Away Too Long 6-12-1980
1981 Forever Romance 4-22-1981 (Luther,Lani Groves,Steve Love)
1981 Keep On Moving 4-22-1981 (Luther, Lani Groves, Eumir Deadato, Steve Love)
1981 (I Love The) Party People 4-28-1981

David Lasley-Missin’ Twenty Grand 1981 LP

21 Aug

Luther and David sang on many background vocal sessions during the 1970’s and were very close friends.

1. Got To Find Love
2. If I Had My Wish Tonight
3. Looking For Love On Broadway
4. On Third Street
5. Take A Look
6. Treat Willie Good
7. Never Say
8. Roommate
9. Where Is Cahrlie And Joanne
10. Take The Money And Run
11. On Third Street

The Main Ingredient Featuring Cuba Gooding-I Only Have Eyes For You 1981 LP

21 Aug

A1 Evening Of Love 6:43
A2 I Only Have Eyes For You 3:50
A3 Party People 5:15
A4 Rediscover Me 4:20
B1 Save Me 4:20
B2 Just Once 5:10
B3 Only 4:10
B4 All Because Of You 4:05
B5 Rediscover Me (Reprise) 1:00

Credits

Luther Vandross wrote the song Party People as a favor to his longtime friend Patrick Adams and sings background vocals on the song as well.

Agneta Baumann-I Am An Illusion 1981 LP

21 Aug

A1 I Am An Illusion

                                        Backing Vocals – Darryl Tookes, Ken Williams, Victor Faster*
Written-By – Deborah McDuffie

3:46
A2 Unlucky In Love

                                        Backing Vocals – Damaris Carbaugh, Vivian Cherry, Yvonne Lewis
Written-By – Vivian Cherry

4:08
A3 Our Love

                                        Backing Vocals – Angela Clemmons, Darryl Tookes, Deborah McDuffie, Hilda Harris, Yvonne Lewis
Written-By – Deborah McDuffie

4:08
A4 The Queen Of Hearts

                                        Backing Vocals – Angela Clemmons, Darryl Tookes, Hilda Harris
Written-By – Agnetha Fältskog, Ingela Forsman

3:40
A5 You Stopped Loving Me

                                        Backing Vocals – Curtis King, Darryl Tookes, Kacey Cisyk*, Luther Vandross, Vivian Cherry, Yvonne Lewis
Written-By – Luther Vandross

3:26
B1 Just The Two Of Us

                                        Vocals [Duo] – Agneta Baumann, Björn Skifs
Written-By – Bill Withers, Ralph MacDonald, William Salters*

3:19
B2 Time Will Tell

                                        Backing Vocals – Angela Clemmons, Darryl Tookes, Hilda Harris, Yvonne Lewis
Written-By – John Pace, Lani Groves, Steve Love

4:08
B3 Once Again

                                        Backing Vocals – Darryl Tookes, Ken Williams, Victor Faster*
Written-By – Deborah McDuffie, Isolda

4:25
B4 Everything Or Nothing

                                        Backing Vocals – Curtis King, Darryl Tookes, Kacey Cisyk*, Luther Vandross, Vivian Cherry, Yvonne Lewis
Written-By – Vivian Cherry

4:14
B5 Hooray For Love

                                        Saxophone, Soloist – George Young (2)
Backing Vocals – Angela Clemmons, Darryl Tookes, Hilda Harris
Written-By – Deborah McDuffie

3:07

Credits

Notes

Recorded at EMI Studios, Stockholm, Sweden (Rhythm, Strings, Lead Vocals)
Overdubbed & Mixed at Counterpoint Studio, New York, N.Y. (Horn, Percussion, Harp, Backing Vocals)
N©B
(C) Grammofon AB Electra 1981

The Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens Band 1981 LP

21 Aug

A1 On The Beat

                                        Written-By – Paul Slade

5:55
A2 Time For Love

                                        Written-By – Paul Slade

6:05
A3 Don’t Say Goodbye

                                        Written-By – Tanyayette Willoughby
Composed By, Arranged By, Conductor, Written-By – Marco Tansini

3:47
B1 Starlette

                                        Written-By – Davide Romani, Paul Slade

4:57
B2 Mistakes

                                        Written-By – Davide Romani, Tanyayette Willoughby

4:40
B3 Lovin’s What We Should Do

                                        Written-By – Jay Hoggard

5:06
B4 I’ll Cut You Loose

                                        Written-By – Rudy Trevisi, Tanyayette Willoughby

5:18

Credits

Notes

Recorded at Fonoprint Studios, Bologna, Italy
All vocals recorded & mixed at Media Sound Studios, New York City
Mastered at Capitol Records

Change-Miracles 1981 LP

21 Aug

A1 Paradise

                                        Written-By – David Romani*, Tanyayette Willoughby

5:14
A2 Hold Tight

                                        Written-By – David Romani*, Paul Slade

4:23
A3 Your Move

                                        Written-By – David Romani*, Paul Slade

4:23
A4 Stop For Love

                                        Written-By – Paul Slade, Tanyayette Willoughby

4:12
B1 On Top

                                        Written-By – Paolo Gianolio, Tanyayette Willoughby

5:13
B2 Heaven Of My Life

                                        Written-By – David Romani*, Paolo Gianolio, Tanyayette Willoughby

5:34
B3 Miracles

                                        Written-By – Tanyayette Willoughby

5:17

Credits

Notes

Recorded at Fonoprint Studios, Bologna, Italy
All vocals recorded and mixed at Media Sound Studios, New York City
Mastered at Sterling Sound Inc., New York City