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Straight from the Heart/Now [Bonus Tracks]
     

Straight from the Heart/Now [Bonus Tracks]

by Patrice Rushen
 
Released at the same time as Patrice/Pizzazz/Posh -- a compilation of Rushen's first, second, and third Elektra albums -- this set from the U.K.'s Edsel label bundles her fourth and fifth albums for the same label. One of the best early-'80s R&B albums, Straight from the Heart boasts the Top

Overview

Released at the same time as Patrice/Pizzazz/Posh -- a compilation of Rushen's first, second, and third Elektra albums -- this set from the U.K.'s Edsel label bundles her fourth and fifth albums for the same label. One of the best early-'80s R&B albums, Straight from the Heart boasts the Top Five R&B single "Forget Me Nots," along with Rushen's best mix of mellow and upbeat material, including the quiet storm classics "Where There Is Love" and "Remind Me," as well as the instrumental club favorite "Number One." 1984's Now contains a pair of singles -- "Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)" and "Get Off (You Fascinate Me)" -- that were, respectively, minor and moderate hits. With the exception of one cut (the Byron Clark mix of "I Was Tired of Being Alone" instead of the single version of "Breakout!"), the bonus tracks appended to Straight from the Heart are the same as the ones on Rhino's 1996 reissue. Four cuts from 12" releases are added to Now, which had been reissued straight-up by Wounded Bird in 2003.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/08/2013
Label:
Edsel Records Uk
UPC:
0740155703134
catalogNumber:
5570313
Rank:
8640

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Patrice Rushen   Primary Artist,Synthesizer,Clarinet,Guitar,Percussion,Piano,Electric Piano,Vocals,Background Vocals,fender rhodes,Synthesizer Bass,Piano (Grand)
Brenda Russell   Background Vocals
Gerald Albright   Bass,Saxophone,Soloist
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion,Timbales
Lynn Davis   Background Vocals
James Gadson   Drums
Roy Galloway   Vocals,Background Vocals
Jim Gilstrap   Background Vocals
Jeanette Hawes   Background Vocals
Marlo Henderson   Guitar,Soloist
Paul Jackson   Acoustic Guitar
Harvey Mason   Cymbals,Toms
Tony St. James   Drums
Melvin Webb   Drums
Wali Ali   Electric Guitar
Charles Mims   Synthesizer,Piano,Electric Piano
Freddie "Ready Freddie" Washington   Bass,Background Vocals
Gregory Moore   Guitar
Clay Lawry   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Karen Evans   Background Vocals
Madagascar Horns   Horn
Raymond Brown   Trumpet
Romeo Williams   Bass
Ollie Brown   Drums
Ulyees Dupree   Percussion

Technical Credits

Patrice Rushen   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Executive Producer,Vocal Arrangements,Horn Arrangements,Synthesizer Arrangements
Brenda Russell   Composer
Gerald Albright   Composer
Peter Chaikin   Engineer
F. Byron Clark   Remixing
Lynn Davis   Composer
Roy Galloway   Composer,Vocal Arrangements
Terry McFaddin   Composer
Fred Washington   Composer
Syreeta Wright   Composer
Charles Mims   Composer,Producer,Horn Arrangements,Synthesizer Arrangements
Tony Rounce   Liner Notes
Vivienne Flesher   Illustrations
Ron Coro   Art Direction
Angela Rushen   Composer
Karen Evans   Composer
Philip Moores   Engineer,Remixing
Tony Hodsoll   CD Package Design
Romeo Williams   Composer
Eric Hauser   Composer
Jacqueline Sallow   Sleeve Photo

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