10/08/2017

Michael McDonald "Blue Obsession" -Promotion- (1997) -Blue-Eyed Soul-



Label : Reprise Records


01 - Ain't That Peculiar+ (William 'Smokey' Robinson, Warren Moore, Marvin Tapplin & Robert Rodgers)
02 - Give It Up (?)
03 - No Love To Be Found (Michael McDonald & Bernie Chiaravalle) 
04 - Open The Door (Michael McDonald & Tommy Sims)
05 - Tell It Like It Is (?)
06 - Obsession Blues (Michael McDonald & Bernie Chiaravalle)
07 - The Meaning Of Love (?)
08 - All I Need (Michael McDonald & Tommy Sims)
09 - Kikwit Town (Michael McDonald & Chester Thompson)
10 - Take It From The Top (?)
11 - You Can't Make It Love (Michael McDonald & John Scott Sherrill)
12 - Someday You Will (Michael McDonald & Bernie Chiaravalle)


Produced by Tommy Sims for Positive Movements
+Produced by David Pack


01 - Ain't That Peculiar 

Lead vocals : Michael McDonald & Toby McKeehan 
Background vocals : Toby McKeehan, Michael Tait, Kevin Max Smith & Michael McDonald Spoken Lyric : Michael McDonald & Toby McKeehan 
Programming, Sampling, Track Edits & Organ : Joe Hogue 
Piano : Michael McDonald 
Additional Keyboards : David Pack 
Guitars : Chris Rodriguez & David Pack 
Drums : George Perilli 

02 - Give It Up

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03 - No Love To Be Found 

Lead vocals : Michael McDonald & Wendy Moten 
Synth Rhodes : Michael McDonald 
B3 Organ : Bill Livsey 
Bass, Rhythm Guitars & Clavinet : Tommy Sims 
Solo & Rhythm Guitars : Bernie Chiaravalle 
Drums : Dan Needham 
Saxophones : Mark Douthit, Doug Moffet & Denis Solee 
Background vocals : Wendy Moten 
Rhythm Arrangement : Michael McDonald, Tommy Sims & Bernie Chiaravalle 
Horn Arrangement : Tim Akers & Tommy Sims 
Vocal Arrangement : Tommy Sims, Michael McDonald & Wendy Moten 

04 - Open The Door 

Wurlitzer : Michael McDonald 
B3 Organ : Marc Harris 
Bass, Fender Rhodes, Guitars & Synthesizer : Tommy Sims 
Drums Dan Needham 
Percussion : Tom Roady 
Saxophones : Mark Douthit, Doug Moffet & Dennis Solee 
Background vocals : Amy Holland McDonald 
Rhythm Arrangement : Tommy Sims 
Horn Arrangement : Tim Akers & Tommy Sims 

05 - Tell It Like It Is 

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06 - Obsession Blues 

Wurlitzer : Michael McDonald 
Bass : Tommy Sims 
Electric Guitars : Bernie Chiaravalle & William Owsley 
Acoustic Guitars : Bernie Chiaravalle & George Cocchini 
Drums & Percussion : Dan Needham 
B3 Organ : Johnny Neel 
Rhythm Arrangement : Michael McDonald & Bernie Chiaravalle 

07 - The Meaning Of Love 

B3 Organ : Marc Harris 
Acoustic Guitar : Gordon Kennedy 
Bass, Keyboards, Guitars & Drum Program : Tommy Sims 
Percussion : Tom Roady 
Strings : The Nasville String Machine Conducted by Ron Huff
Flute : Sam Levine 
Oboe : Bobby Taylor 
Rhythm Arrangement : Tommy Sims & Michael McDonald 
String Arrangement : Ron Huff & Tommy Sims 

08 - All I Need 

Lead vocals : Michael McDonald & Tommy Sims 
B3 Organ : Marc Harris 
Guitars : Chris Rodriguez 
Bass & Keyboards : Tommy Sims 
Drums Dan Needham 
Percussion : Tom Roady 
String : The Nashville String Machine Conducted by Tim Akers 
Saxophones : Mark Douthit, Doug Moffet & Denis Solee 
Trumpet : Mike Haynes 
Trombone : Barry Green 
Background vocals : Tabitha Fair, Angelo Petrucci, Veronica Petrucci, Nicol Smith & Chris Willis 
Horn & String Arrangement : Tim Akers & Tommy Sims 
Vocal & Rhythm Arrangement : Tommy Sims 

09 - Kikwit Town 

Bass, Acoustic Piano, Keyboards & Percussion : Tommy Sims 
Synthesizer : Michael McDonald 
Guitars : George Cocchini 
Drums Dan Needham 
Wave Drums : Chester Thompson 
Sound Effects : Danny Duncan 
Strings : Carl Gordetzky (Violin), Pam Sixfin (Violin), Kris Wilkinson (Viola) & Bob Mason (Cello)
Background vocals : Nicol Smith 
Rhythm Arrangement : Michael McDonald & Tommy Sims 
String Arrangement : Tim Akers & Tommy Sims 

10 - Take It From The Top

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11 - You Can't Make It Love 

Piano : Michael McDonald 
B3 Organ : Marc Harris 
Acoustic Guitar : Chris Rodriguez 

12 - Someday You Will 

B3 Organ : Bill Livsey 
Synth : Michael McDonald 
Bass & Acoustic Piano : Tommy Sims 
Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Bernie Chiaravalle & Gordon Kennedy 
Drums Dan Needham 
Percussion : Danny Duncan 
Background vocals : Joey Kibble, Mark Kibble & Claude McKnight 
Rhythm Arrangement : Michael McDonald, Bernie Chiaravalle & Tommy Sims