Words and Music

~ Release by Tavares (see all versions of this release, 5 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Ten to One
recording engineer:
Scott Skidmore
drum machine [Simmons computer drums] programming:
Scott Skidmore
additional engineer:
Arne Frager and Bob Brown (recording engineer)
producer:
Leon F. Sylvers III
mixer:
Steve Hodge
bass guitar and bass synthesizer:
Leon F. Sylvers III
drums (drum set):
Wardell Potts, Jr.
guitar:
Earnest “Pepper” Reed
keyboard:
Joey Gallo, Isaias Gamboa and William Zimmerman
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares
arranger and vocals arranger:
Leon F. Sylvers III
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at:
Mars Recording in Santa Monica, California, United States
mixed at:
Larrabee Recording (Larrabee Sound Studios from 1969–1991) in West Hollywood, California, United States
recording of:
Ten to One
writer:
Joey Gallo, Isaias Gamboa and Leon F. Sylvers III
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd., Unichappell Music, Inc., ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部, ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
6:01
2Deeper in Love
recording engineer:
Scott Skidmore
drum machine [Simmons computer drums] programming:
Scott Skidmore
additional engineer:
Bob Brown (recording engineer) and Judy Clapp
producer:
Dana Meyers and Wardell Potts, Jr.
mixer:
Steve Hodge
bass guitar and bass synthesizer:
Rickey Smith (funk/soul songwriter & keyboard player)
drums (drum set):
Wardell Potts, Jr.
guitar:
Earnest “Pepper” Reed
keyboard:
Isaias Gamboa, Rickey Smith (funk/soul songwriter & keyboard player) and William Zimmerman
percussion:
Terrence Floyd
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares
arranger:
Wardell Potts, Jr.
vocals arranger:
Dana Meyers
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at:
Mars Recording in Santa Monica, California, United States
mixed at:
Larrabee Recording (Larrabee Sound Studios from 1969–1991) in West Hollywood, California, United States
recording of:
Deeper in Love
writer:
Dominick Leslie, Dana Meyers and Wardell Potts
publisher:
Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd. and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
4:52
3Caught Short
recording engineer:
Scott Skidmore
drum machine [Simmons computer drums] programming:
Scott Skidmore
additional engineer:
Bob Brown (recording engineer) and Judy Clapp
producer:
Dana Meyers
mixer:
Steve Hodge
bass guitar:
Ronald Parker
drums (drum set):
Wardell Potts, Jr.
guitar:
Horace “Bokie” Coleman
keyboard:
Ralph Clayborn and William Zimmerman
percussion:
Dana Meyers
solo guitar:
T.J. Parker (guitarist)
solo violin:
David Mills (violinist)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares and Tiny Tavares
arranger:
Dana Meyers and Ronald Parker
vocals arranger:
Dana Meyers
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at:
Mars Recording in Santa Monica, California, United States
mixed at:
Larrabee Recording (Larrabee Sound Studios from 1969–1991) in West Hollywood, California, United States
recording of:
Caught Short
writer:
Dana Marshall (soul keyboardist/songwriter), Dana Meyers and Ronald Parker
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd., Unichappell Music, Inc., ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部, ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
5:06
4(You’re) My All in All
recording engineer:
Scott Skidmore
synthesizer [Fairlight] programming:
Jeff Forehan
additional engineer:
Bob Brown (recording engineer) and Judy Clapp
producer:
Dana Meyers
mixer:
Steve Hodge
bass guitar:
Ronald Parker
bass synthesizer:
Ralph Clayborn
drums (drum set):
Wardell Potts, Jr.
guitar:
Earnest “Pepper” Reed and Horace “Bokie” Coleman
keyboard:
Ralph Clayborn and Rickey Smith (funk/soul songwriter & keyboard player)
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares
strings arranger:
Rickey Smith (funk/soul songwriter & keyboard player)
arranger and vocals arranger:
Dana Meyers
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at:
Mars Recording in Santa Monica, California, United States
mixed at:
Larrabee Recording (Larrabee Sound Studios from 1969–1991) in West Hollywood, California, United States
recording of:
(You’re) My All in All
writer:
Ralph Clayborn, Dana Marshall (soul keyboardist/songwriter), Dana Meyers and Ronald Parker
publisher:
Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd. and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
5:41
5Words and Music
engineer:
Gary Brandt
producer:
Kenny Nolan and Jay Senter
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares and Pooch Tavares
arranger:
Bill Meyers (pianist, composer, producer, arranger, and conductor)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at:
Alpha Studios in Burbank, California, United States
recording of:
Words and Music
lyricist and composer:
Kenny Nolan
publisher:
Kenny Nolan Publishing Co., Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc. and フジパシフィックミュージック
4:42
6Baby I Want You Back
additional recording engineer:
Ric Clifford
recording engineer:
Reggie Kendall
drum machine [Linn drum] programming:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
producer:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
mixer:
Ed Biggs
bass guitar:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
drums (drum set):
Joaquim “Jackie” Santos and Freddie Perren
keyboard:
Lawrence Hilton‐Jacobs (actor and singer) and Ric Wyatt, Jr.
synclavier [synclavier special effects] and synthesizer:
Elliot Wolff
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Chubby Tavares
arranger:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at and mixed at:
Mom & Pop’s Company Store, Studio A in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States and Mom & Pop’s Company Store, Studio E in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Baby I Want You Back
lyricist and composer:
Kris Young
publisher:
Perren‐Vibes Music, Inc., シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント and ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部
4:43
7I Really Miss You Baby4:35
8Don’t Play So Hard to Get
recording engineer:
Reggie Kendall
drum machine [Linn drum] programming:
Freddie Perren
producer:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
mixer:
Ed Biggs
bass guitar and keyboard:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
synthesizer:
Elliot Wolff
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares and Tiny Tavares
arranger:
Ric Wyatt, Jr.
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at and mixed at:
Mom & Pop’s Company Store, Studio A in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States and Mom & Pop’s Company Store, Studio E in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Don’t Play So Hard to Get
lyricist and composer:
Kris Young
publisher:
Perren‐Vibes Music, Inc., シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント and ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部
4:00
9Us and Love (We Go Together)
engineer:
Gary Brandt
producer:
Kenny Nolan and Jay Senter
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares
arranger:
Billy Meyers (pianist, composer, producer, arranger, and conductor)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 1983)
recorded at:
Alpha Studios in Burbank, California, United States
recording of:
Us and Love (We Go Together)
lyricist and composer:
Kenny Nolan
publisher:
Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc., Sound of Nolan Music and フジパシフィックミュージック
4:10
10Deeper in Love (12″)
recording engineer:
Scott Skidmore
drum machine [Simmons computer drums] programming:
Scott Skidmore
additional engineer:
Bob Brown (recording engineer) and Judy Clapp
producer:
Dana Meyers and Wardell Potts, Jr.
mixer:
Steve Hodge
bass guitar and bass synthesizer:
Rickey Smith (funk/soul songwriter & keyboard player)
drums (drum set):
Wardell Potts, Jr.
guitar:
Earnest “Pepper” Reed
keyboard:
Isaias Gamboa, Rickey Smith (funk/soul songwriter & keyboard player) and William Zimmerman
percussion:
Terrence Floyd
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares
arranger:
Wardell Potts, Jr.
vocals arranger:
Dana Meyers
recorded at:
Mars Recording in Santa Monica, California, United States
mixed at:
Larrabee Recording (Larrabee Sound Studios from 1969–1991) in West Hollywood, California, United States
recording of:
Deeper in Love
writer:
Dominick Leslie, Dana Meyers and Wardell Potts
publisher:
Notting Hill Music (UK) Ltd. and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
5:12
11Words and Music (12″ spoken intro / pop version)
engineer:
Gary Brandt
producer:
Kenny Nolan and Jay Senter
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares and Pooch Tavares
arranger:
Billy Meyers (pianist, composer, producer, arranger, and conductor)
recorded at:
Alpha Studios in Burbank, California, United States
recording of:
Words and Music
lyricist and composer:
Kenny Nolan
publisher:
Kenny Nolan Publishing Co., Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc. and フジパシフィックミュージック
3:59
12Words and Music (12″ vocal intro / R&B version)
engineer:
Gary Brandt
producer:
Kenny Nolan and Jay Senter
background vocals:
Tavares (US R&B, funk and soul music)
lead vocals:
Butch Tavares and Pooch Tavares
arranger:
Billy Meyers (pianist, composer, producer, arranger, and conductor)
recorded at:
Alpha Studios in Burbank, California, United States
recording of:
Words and Music
lyricist and composer:
Kenny Nolan
publisher:
Kenny Nolan Publishing Co., Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc. and フジパシフィックミュージック
3:59

Credits

Release

design:Gavin Wallace (photographer)
manufactured by:Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP)
copyrighted (©) by:Funkytowngrooves USA (in 2012)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:RCA Records (not for release label use! for the imprint, please use “RCA” instead) (in 2012)
glass mastered at:Sony DADC (Terre Haute facility) in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/3746951 [info]
ASIN:US: B0081QI4ZS [info]

Release Group

artist & repertoire support:Rhonda Tarver
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/209174 [info]
Wikidata:Q8034450 [info]