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On December 13, 1977.

On December 13, 1977, “Atlantic” label released “Blue Lights in the Basement”, the sixth Roberta Flack studio album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, and was produced by Rubina Flake, Joe Ferla and Gene McDaniels.

Personnel:

  • Roberta Flack– vocals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Paul Griffin– keyboards
  • Ronnie Foster– keyboards, background vocals
  • Don Grolnick– keyboards
  • Rob Mounsey– keyboards
  • Leon Pendarvis– keyboards, background vocals, musical arrangements
  • Harry Whitaker – keyboards, musical arrangements
  • Reggie Lucas– guitar
  • Hugh McCracken– guitar, musical arrangements
  • Jeff Mironov – guitar
  • David Spinozza– guitar
  • John Tropea– guitar
  • Michael Kamen– oboe solo, musical arrangements
  • Anthony Jackson– bass guitar
  • Basil Fearrington – bass
  • Will Lee– bass guitar
  • Gary King– bass, musical arrangements
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • Jimmy Wong – drums
  • Howard King – drums
  • Idris Muhammad– drums
  • Crusher Bennett – percussion
  • David Carey – percussion
  • Jimmy Maelen– percussion
  • James Mtume– percussion, background vocals
  • Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yvonne Lewis, Gene McDaniels, Zach Sanders, Brenda White, Deniece Williams– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Why Don’t You Move in with Me – Gene McDaniels
  2. The Closer I Get to You – Reggie Lucas, James Mtume
  3. Fine, Fine Day – Rachel Perry
  4. This Time I’ll Be Sweeter – Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie
  5. 25th of Last December – Gene McDaniels
  6. After You – Michael Masser, Ron Miller
  7. I’d Like to Be Baby to You – Morgan Ames
  8. Soul Deep – Wayne Carson
  9. Love is the Healing – Gene McDaniels
  10. Where I’ll Find You – David McHugh
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In February 1981.

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In February 1981, “RCA” label released “Feels So Right”, the fifth Alabama album. It was recorded in 1980, at “The Music Mill” in Nashville, and was produced by Larry McBride, Harold Shedd, Randy Owen, Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Mark Herndon. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Randy Owen- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jeff Cook- vocals, lead guitar, lead vocals
  • Teddy Gentry – vocals, bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Mark Herndon – drums
  • Jack Eubanks – guitars
  • David Humphreys – drums
  • Leo Jackson – guitar
  • Fred Newell – guitar
  • Willie Rainsford – keyboards
  • Billy Reynolds – guitars, backing vocals
  • David Smith – bass guitar
  • Strings arranged by Kristin Wilkinson
  • Engineers: Jim Cotton, Gene Rice, Harold Shedd
  • Assistant engineers: Paul Goldberg, Ben Hall, Joe Mills
  • Mastering: Randy Kling

Track listing:

  1. Feels So Right- Randy Owen
  2. Love in the First Degree – Tim DuBois, Jim Hurt
  3. Burn Georgia Burn – Tim Lewis, Roger Murrah
  4. Ride the Train – Teddy Gentry
  5. Fantasy – Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen, Rick Scott
  6. Hollywood – Gary Stewart, Wayne Carson
  7. Old Flame – Donny Lowery, Mac McAnally
  8. Woman Back Home – Donny Lowery
  9. See the Embers, Feel the Flame – Don Cook
  10. I’m Stoned – Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry