Partridge Family Album/Up to Date

The Partridge Family Album/Up to Date

by The Partridge Family
     
 
Though the Partridges were a family on TV, in the recording studio they were David Cassidy, occasionally Shirley Jones, and a crew of studio musicians put together by the musical mastermind behind the project, Wes Ferrell. Taking cues from bubblegum, sunshine pop, and anything that sounded good on the radio at the time, the songs were

Overview

Though the Partridges were a family on TV, in the recording studio they were David Cassidy, occasionally Shirley Jones, and a crew of studio musicians put together by the musical mastermind behind the project, Wes Ferrell. Taking cues from bubblegum, sunshine pop, and anything that sounded good on the radio at the time, the songs were well-crafted pop nuggets, Cassidy had a strong voice, and the cream of L.A.'s session cats made everything sound just right. Their first single from 1970, the classic "I Think I Love You," was their biggest hit, but all their albums hold hidden treasures for early-'70s AM pop aficionados. This set contains the Family's first two albums, 1970's The Partridge Family Album and 1971's Up to Date. Both albums reached the Top Five of the U.S. charts and each contained singles that did, too -- "I Think I Love You" and "Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted" from The Partridge Family Album and "I'll Meet You Halfway" from Up to Date.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/27/2012
Label:
Glam / 7t's
UPC:
5013929054127
catalogNumber:
2905412
Rank:
46352

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Partridge Family   Primary Artist
Shirley Jones   Group Member
David Cassidy   Group Member
Danny Bonaduce   Group Member
Louie Shelton   Guitar
Hal Blaine   Drums
Max Bennett   Bass
Dennis Budimir   Guitar
Larry Knechtel   Keyboards
Mike Melvoin   Keyboards
Tommy Tedesco   Guitar
Suzanne Crough   Group Member
Joe Osborne   Bass
Susan Dey   Group Member
Jeremy Gelbwaks   Group Member

Technical Credits

Billy Strange   Arranger
John Bahler   Vocal Arrangements
Tom Bahler   Vocal Arrangements
Wes Farrell   Arranger,Producer,rhythm track
Ron Hicklin   Vocal Arrangements
Bob Kovach   Engineer
Mike Melvoin   Arranger,Horn Arrangements,String Arrangements
Jackie Ward   Vocal Arrangements
Beverly Weinstein   Art Direction
Phil Hendriks   Liner Notes
Don Peake   Arranger
Tim Bahler   Vocal Arrangements

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