The Best of Jennifer Holliday

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All Music Guide - Bil Carpenter
Long-overdue compilation celebrating the erratic recording career of Jennifer Holliday. The set includes sixteen tracks, not all her best music; but enough of it to buoy the album title. Of course, the set boasts her signature tune "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" and "I Am Changing," both from Dream Girls. Her warm chart ballads "I Am Love," "Say You Love Me" and "I'm On Your Side" are here, as are her mediocre dance hits. There are a couple of previously unreleased jewels, such as the Bee Gees' "Love Me" and her Grammy winning cover of Duke Ellington's "Come Sunday." What's strangely missing is her tender "Mr. Magic" and hard-driving rendition of the early Gladys ...
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All Music Guide - Bil Carpenter
Long-overdue compilation celebrating the erratic recording career of Jennifer Holliday. The set includes sixteen tracks, not all her best music; but enough of it to buoy the album title. Of course, the set boasts her signature tune "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" and "I Am Changing," both from Dream Girls. Her warm chart ballads "I Am Love," "Say You Love Me" and "I'm On Your Side" are here, as are her mediocre dance hits. There are a couple of previously unreleased jewels, such as the Bee Gees' "Love Me" and her Grammy winning cover of Duke Ellington's "Come Sunday." What's strangely missing is her tender "Mr. Magic" and hard-driving rendition of the early Gladys Knight & the Pips' "Giving Up."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/1996
  • Label: Geffen Records
  • UPC: 720642500422
  • Catalog Number: 25004

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jennifer Holliday Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Ralph Burns Conductor
Audrey Wheeler Background Vocals
Wayne Brathwaite Bass
Stephanie James Background Vocals
Brenda White-King Background Vocals
Cindy Mizelle Background Vocals
Eric Rehl Synthesizer, Keyboards
Ira Siegel Guitar
Sharon Wallace Background Vocals
Buddy Williams Drums
Melanie Williams Background Vocals
Louise Bailey Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Arthur Baker Arranger, Producer
Jennifer Holliday Executive Producer
Maurice White Producer
Jeremy Lubbock String Arrangements
Bill Meyers Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Ralph Burns Arranger
David Foster Producer
Michael Allaire Engineer
Robbie Buchanan Arranger
Clive Davis Executive Producer
Maureen Droney Engineer
Barry J. Eastmond Producer, String Arrangements, rhythm arrangement
Alan Glass Arranger
Preston Glass Arranger
Mick Guzauski Engineer, Remixing
Jeff Hendrickson Engineer
Gary Henry Producer
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Tommy LiPuma Producer
Alan Meyerson Engineer
Dale Oehler Arranger
Tom Perry Remixing
Eric Rehl rhythm arrangement
Al Schmitt Engineer
Bruce Swedien Engineer
Andy Wallace Engineer
Erik Zobler Engineer
Richard Sher Arranger
Patrick Raske Art Direction
Mary Lynne Barbis Art Direction
Craig Coburn Executive Producer
Jeff Magid Executive Producer
Dave Donnelly Mastering
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