Tag Archives: Donna Davis

On June 25, 1991.

On June 25, 1991, “Arista” label released “What You See Is What You Sweat”, the thirty-third Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, David “Pic” Conley, Aretha Franklin, Michel Legrand, Oliver Leiber, Gene Lennon, Bruce Roberts, Joshua Thompson, David Townsend, Luther Vandross, Narada Michael Walden and Elliot Wolff.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – lead and background vocals, piano
  • Rick Iantosca – acoustic guitar
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Vernon Black – guitar
  • David Townsend – guitar
  • Jean-Marc Benais – guitar
  • Teddy F. White – guitar
  • Al Turner – bass guitar
  • Marcus Miller – bass guitar
  • Dominique Bertram – bass guitar
  • Rudolph Stansfield – piano
  • Thierry Eliez – piano
  • Skip Anderson – keyboards
  • Burt Bacharach – keyboards
  • Oliver Leiber – keyboards, drum programming, guitar
  • Jason Miles – keyboards
  • Louis Biancaniello – keyboards, programming
  • David Foster – keyboards, programming
  • Nat Adderley Jr. – keyboards
  • Bobby Wooten – keyboards, electric piano, drum programming, synthesizer
  • Michael Boddicker – keyboards, programming
  • Hubert Eaves III – keyboards, drum programming
  • Elliot Wolff – keyboards, drum programming
  • Joshua Thompson – keyboards, guitar, synthesizer
  • Peter Schwartz – additional keyboards
  • Charles Scales – synthesizer
  • Michel Legrand – synthesizer
  • Guy Vaughn – drum programming
  • Narada Michael Walden – drums, programming
  • Buster Marbury – drums
  • André Ceccarelli – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Larry Fratangelo – percussion
  • Larry Williams – programming
  • Franck Thore – Pan pipes
  • Onita Sanders – harp
  • Candy Dulfer – saxophone
  • David Boruff – saxophone
  • Gene Lennon – programming
  • Cindy Mizelle – background vocals
  • Jesse Richardson – background vocals
  • Sandra Feva – background vocals
  • Brenda Corbett – background vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton – background vocals
  • Diane Green – background vocals
  • Sherry Fox – background vocals
  • Portia Griffin – background vocals
  • Margaret Branch – background vocals
  • Jarvis Barker – background vocals
  • Nikita Germaine – background vocals
  • Skyler Jett – background vocals
  • Jeanie Tracy – background vocals
  • Tony Lindsay – background vocals
  • Gwen Guthrie – background vocals
  • Tawatha Agee – background vocals
  • Donna Davis – background vocals
  • Marj Harber – background vocals
  • Esther Ridgeway – background vocals
  • Gloria Ridgeway – background vocals
  • Gracie Ridgeway – background vocals
  • Clive Davis – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Everyday people – Sly Stone
  2. Ever Changing Times – Burt Bacharach, Bill Conti, Carole Bayer Sager
  3. What You See Is What You Sweat – David Conley, Derrick Culler, Gene Lennon, Joshua Thompson
  4. Mary Goes Round – Elliot Wolff, Oliver Leiber
  5. I Dreamed a Dream – Alain Boubill, Herbert Kretzmer, Jean Marc Natel, Claude Michel Schonberg
  6. Someone’s Else’s Eyes – Bruce Roberts, Burt Bacharach, Bayer Sager
  7. Doctor’s Orders – Luther Vandross, Hubert Eaves III
  8. You Can’t Take Me for Granted – Aretha Franklin
  9. What You Give – Aretha Franklin
  10. Everyday People (Shep Pettibone Remix) – Sly Stone

In July 1981.

In July 1981, “Atco” label released “Marauder”, the fifth Blackfoot studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Subterranean Studio” in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was produced by Al Nalli, and Henry Weck.

Personnel:

  • Rickey Medlocke– lead vocals, guitar
  • Charlie Hargrett – guitar
  • Greg T. Walker– bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Jakson Spires – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Henry Weck – percussion
  • Shorty Medlocke– banjo intro
  • Magic Rooster, Pat McCaffrey – horns, keyboards
  • David Cavender – trumpet
  • Donna Davis, Pamela Vincent – backing vocals
  • Henry Weck – engineer
  • Andy de Ganhal – mixing assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Rick Medlocke and Jakson Spires, except where noted.

  1. Good Morning
  2. Payin’ for It
  3. Diary of a Workingman
  4. Too Hard to Handle
  5. Fly Away
  6. Dry County
  7. Fire of the Drago
  8. Rattlesnake Rock ‘n’ Roller – Shorty Medlocke, Rick Medlocke, Jackson Spire
  9. Searchin’

 

On September 21, 1976.

tales_of_kidd_funkadelic

On September 21, 1976, “Westbound” label released “Tales of Kidd Funkadelic”, the eighth Funkadelic studio album. It was recorded in 1976, and was produced by George Clinton.

Personnel:

  • Michael Hampton,Garry Shider, Glenn Goins – guitars
  • Bernie Worrell – keyboards, synthesizers
  • Cordell “Boogie” Mosson – bass
  • Jerome “Bigfoot” Brailey – drums
  • Calvin Simon – percussion
  • George Clinton,Ray Davis, Glen Goins, Clarence “Fuzzy” Haskins, Calvin Simon, Garry Shider, Grady Thomas – vocals
  • Maggotusi Vocal Choir (Jessica Cleaves, Cynthia Davis,Donna Davis, Debbie Edwards, Taka Kahn, Pamela Vincent, Debbie Wright)  – backup vocals
  • Eddie Hazel: guitar
  • Billy “Bass” Nelson: bass guitar
  • William “Bootsy” Collins: bass guitar
  • Ron Bykowski: lead guitar

Track listing:

  1. Butt-to-Butt Resuscitation – George Clinton,Eddie Hazel, Bernie Worrell, Michael Hampton
  2. Let’s Take It to the People – George Clinton, Eddie Hazel,Garry Shider
  3. Undisco Kidd – George Clinton,Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell
  4. Take Your Dead Ass Home! (Say Som’n Nasty) – George Clinton,Glenn Goins, Shider, Bernie Worrell
  5. I’m Never Gonna Tell It – George Clinton, Bernie Worrell
  6. Tales of Kidd Funkadelic (Opusdelite Years) – George Clinton, Bernie Worrell
  7. How Do Yeaw View You? – George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell