Whitney Houston - Whitney

Artist:
Whitney Houston
Category:
Funk / Soul
Name:
Whitney
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Arista ‎– 208 141
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Europe
Date of released: 1987
Category: Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Soul, Ballad, Disco, Contemporary R&B



Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Alto Saxophone – Marc RussoBacking Vocals – Kevin Dorsey, Myrna MatthewsPercussion [Simmons] – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Programmed By [Percussion] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Bass Synth] – Randy Jackson Synthesizer [Synth Horns] – Sterling*Synthesizer [Synths] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Written-By – George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam
4:50
A2 Just The Lonely Talking Again
Drums [Brushes On The Kit Of Life] – Narada*Electric Bass – Randy Jackson Synthesizer [Dx7 Vibes, Synths] – Frank MartinTenor Saxophone – Kenny G Written-By – Sam Dees
5:30
A3 Love Will Save The Day
Arranged By – Jack Waldman, Toni C.Coordinator [Production Coordinator] – Doreen DorianDrum Programming – Jellybean*Engineer – Doc Dougherty, MIchael HutchinsonEngineer [Additional] – Dennis McKay*Engineer [Assistant] – Craig Vogel, Don Peterkofsky, Fernando Kral, Jay Healy, Mark Roule, Nick Delre, Paul Pesce , Tim Reppert, Toni Greene, Tony MaseratiEngineer [Mix] – MIchael HutchinsonPercussion – Bashiri Johnson, Paulinho Da Costa, Sammy FigueroaProducer – Jellybean*Synthesizer – Fred Zarr, Jack WaldmanTom Tom [Simmons Toms] – Linden AaronVibraphone [Vibes] – Roy AyersWritten-By – Toni C.
5:20
A4 Didn't We Almost Have It All
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Lee HoldridgeBass – Nathan EastCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Alicia WinfieldDrums – John Robinson Engineer – Dean Burt, Fred Law, Jim Boyer, Michael Delugg, Mike Mancini*, Russ Terrano*Engineer [Assistant] – Fernando Kral, Tony MaseratiEngineer [Mix] – Russ Terrano*Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Arranged By [Strings] – Robbie BuchananProducer – Michael MasserWritten-By – Michael Masser, Will Jennings
5:05
A5 So Emotional
Programmed By [Percussion], Sampler [Drum Sampling] – Bongo Bob*Synthesizer [Synth Bass], Keyboards – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Written-By – Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly*
4:53
B1 Where You Are
Arranged By [Horns And Strings] – Gene PageBacking Vocals, Programmed By, Arranged By [Rhythm] – KashifBass – Marcus MillerCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Russell SidelskyDrums – Paul LeimEngineer – Darroll GustamachioEngineer [Additional] – Calvin Harris , Russ TerranaEngineer [Assistant] – Amy Ziffer, Bob Loftus, Dennis Mitchell, John Dranchak, Larry Smith, Mike Ross*, Mike Dotson*, Milton Chan, Steve MacMillian*Engineer [Mix] – Darroll GustamachioGuitar – Dan Huff*, Ira Siegel, Paul PescoKeyboards, Synthesizer – Kashif, Ralph Schukett*Producer – KashifSaxophone, Soloist – Vincent HenryWritten-By – Dyan Humes, James Calabrese, LeMel Humes
4:10
B2 Love Is A Contact Sport
Acoustic Guitar [Takamine] – Shambhu Neil VinebergArranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Claytoven RichardsonCongas – Paul Rekow*Electric Bass – Randy Jackson Horns – Jerry Hey, Marc Russo, Premik Russell Tubbs*, Wayne WallaceKeyboards, Synthesizer [Synth Strings], Programmed By [Percussion] – Preston GlassPercussion [Simmons], Tambourine – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Programmed By [Percussion] – Bongo Bob*Synthesizer [Dx7, Prophet 2002, Oberfeim, Matrix 12] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Synthesizer [Oberheim Expander] – Cory LeriosTenor Saxophone – Kenny G Written-By – Preston Glass
4:16
B3 You're Still My Man
Arranged By [Rhythm And Strings] – Gene PageBass – Nathan EastCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Alicia WinfieldDrums – John Robinson Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Robbie BuchananEngineer – Dean Burt, Fred Law, Jim Boyer, Michael Delugg, Mike Mancini*, Russ Terrano*Engineer [Assistant] – Fernando Kral, Tony MaseratiEngineer [Mix] – Russ Terrano*Piano [Acoustic Piano] – Randy KerberProducer – Michael MasserSynthesizer [Synths] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser
4:15
B4 For The Love Of You
Alto Saxophone, Lyricon – Kenny G Congas – Paul Rekow*Drum Programming – Narada*Programmed By [Linn, Roland 808] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Dx7, Oberheim, Matrix 12, Birds] – Frank MartinSynthesizer [Moog Synth] – Randy Jackson Written-By – C. Jasper*, M. Isley*, O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
5:29
B5 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Percussion [Simmons] – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Piano, Synthesizer [Synths] – Frank MartinProgrammed By [Synths], Bells – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Bass Synth] – Randy Jackson Written-By – Chuck Jackson , Frank Wildhorn
4:37
B6 I Know Him So Well
Drums [Acoustic Drums] – Narada*Electric Bass – Randy Jackson Synthesizer [Dx7] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Kurzweil, Dx7, Super Jupiter] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Vocals [Duet] – Cissy HoustonWritten-By – Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Tim Rice
4:26

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Ariola München GmbH
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Arista Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ariola Eurodisc GmbH
  • Copyright (c) – Ariola Eurodisc GmbH
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA
  • Recorded At – Tarpan Studios
  • Recorded At – Right Track Recording
  • Recorded At – Clinton Recording Studio
  • Recorded At – The Plant Studios
  • Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – The Hit Factory
  • Recorded At – Z Studios, New York
  • Recorded At – Larrabee Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – Soundtrack Studios
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, N.Y.C.
  • Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
  • Recorded At – New Music Group Studios
  • Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
  • Recorded At – Hitsville
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Copyright (c) – Irving Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Boy Meets Girl Music
  • Copyright (c) – Lijesrika Music
  • Copyright (c) – House Of Fun Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Prince Street Music
  • Copyright (c) – Willin' David Music
  • Copyright (c) – Blue Sky Rider Songs
  • Copyright (c) – Billy Steinberg Music
  • Copyright (c) – Denise Barry Music
  • Copyright (c) – New Music Group
  • Copyright (c) – Music Corporation Of America, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Bellboy Music
  • Copyright (c) – Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – April Music Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Bovina Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Scaramanga Music
  • Copyright (c) – Rare Blue Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Baby Love Music
  • Copyright (c) – 3 Knights Ltd
  • Pressed By – Sonopress
  • Produced For – Perfection Light Productions
  • Produced For – Jellybean Productions, Inc.

Credits

  • Arranged By – Narada Michael Walden (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Arranged By [Vocal Arrangements] – Whitney Houston
  • Art Direction [Art Production] – Milton Sincoff
  • Backing Vocals – Jennifer Hall (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B5), Jim Gilstrap (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B5), Kitty Beethoven (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B5), Nikki Harris* (tracks: A2, B2, B5), Whitney Houston (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B1, B4)
  • Conductor, Arranged By [Strings] – Michael Gibbs (tracks: A2, B5, B6)
  • Design – Mark Larson
  • Drums – Narada* (tracks: A1, A4, B2, B5)
  • Engineer [Additional Assistants] – Bill "Sweet William" Miranda* (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Gordon Lyon (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Noah Baron (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Paul "Goatee" Hamingson* (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Rob Beaton (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Ross Williams (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Stuart Hirotsu (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Engineer [Additional] – Gordon Lyon (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Jay Rifkin (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Ken Kessie (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Lincoln Clapp (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6), Maureen Droney (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Dana Jon Chappelle (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Executive-Producer – Clive Davis
  • Guitar – Paul Jackson, Jr* (tracks: A3, A4, B3)
  • Management – Eugene Harvey, Seymour Flics
  • Mastered By – George Marino
  • Photography By [Front Cover And Innersleeve] – Richard Avedon
  • Producer – Narada Michael Walden (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – David Fraser* (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6)
  • Synthesizer [Guitar Synth] – Corrado Rustici (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B5, B6)
  • Typography [Hand Lettering] – Bernard Maisner

Notes

Tracks A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6 produced for Perfection Light Productions. Recorded at Tarpan Studios, San Rafael, CA; Right Track Studios, NYC; Clinton Recording Studios, NYC; The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA.
Track A3 produced for Jellybean Productions, Inc. Recorded at Sigma Sounds Studios, NYC; The Hit Factory, NYC; Z Studios, Brooklyn; Larrabee Studios, LA; Sound Track, NYC.

Tracks A4 and B3 recorded at Sigma Sound Studios, NYC; Record Plant Studios, NYC; Devonshire Studio, LA; Hitsville, LA; Leed's L'Mobile, LA.

Track B1 recorded at New Music Group Studios, Stamford, Conn; Soundworks Digital Studios, NYC; The Hit Factory, NYC; Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood; Hitsville, LA.
Mixed For Visual Sound Design, Inc.
Mastered at Sterling Sound.

Publishers:
A1: © 1986 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)/Boy Meets Girl Music (BMI).
A2: © 1983 Irving Music, Inc. & Lijesrika Music (BMI)
A3: © 1985 House Of Fun Music, Inc. (BMI)
A4: © 1985 Prince Street Music (ASCAP)/Willin' David Music (BMI)/Blue Sky Riders Songs (BMI)
A5: © 1987 Billy Steinberg Music (ASCAP)/Denise Barry Music (ASCAP)
B1: © 1987 New Music Group (BMI)/Music Corporation Of America, Inc. (BMI). Right administrated by MCA Music Publishing. A division of MCA, Inc.
B2: © 1986 Bellboy Music (BMI)
B3: © 1982 Prince Street Music (ASCAP)/Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)
B4: © 1975 April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Bovina Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
B5: © 1985 Scaramanga Music-Rare Blue Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Baby Love Music (ASCAP)
B6 © 1984, 1987 3 Knights Ltd. Copyright administrated for the World by Union Songs AB, Stockholm, Sweden. Sole selling agent MCA Music Publishing. A division of MCA, Inc. (ASCAP). Lyrics reprinted by permission © 1987 Arista Records, Inc.

The cover states:
℗ 1987 Ariola Eurodisc GmbH © 1987 Ariola Eurodisc GmbH
Distributed in Europe by RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA.
Distribué en Europe par RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA.
Vertrieb in Europa durch RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA.
Printed in Germany. Imprimé en Allemagne.

The labels states:
℗ 1987 BMG Ariola München GmbH
℗ 1987 BMG Arista Records, Ltd.

The runout groove states:
Mastering/processing method: Direct Mastering [DM].

A Bertelsmann Music Group company.

Album came with a printed innersleeve (portrait on one side, lyrics & credits on the other side).

No Bass Clef symbol on B side

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 007192 081417
  • Rights Society (Boxed): GEMA STEMRA BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 3484
  • Price Code (D): 630
  • Price Code (F): RC270
  • Price Code (UK): SS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 1): DM 208141 A-2/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 1): DM 208141 B-1/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 2): DM 208141 A-2/5-87 II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 2): DM 208141 B-1/5-87 IV

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
258 141 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(CD, Album) Arista 258 141 UK & Europe 1987
AC-8405 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(Cass, Album) Arista AC-8405 Indonesia 1987
CDAST 194 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(CD, Album) Arista CDAST 194 South Africa 1987
2800014 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(LP, Album) Arista 2800014 Colombia 1987
208 141 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Arista 208 141 Italy 1987

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