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Patrice Rushen - Posh album mp3

Patrice Rushen - Posh album mp3

Performer: Patrice Rushen
Title: Posh
Country: UK
Released: 1980
Style: Disco, Funk, Soul
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 122
Other formats: MP2 AIFF AHX TTA MP4 MIDI FLAC

Posh is a 1980 album released by R&B singer Patrice Rushen, her third album for Elektra Records and sixth album overall. The album was recently re-released on Wounded Bird Records, as were several other Rushen albums from the time. Following the Pizzazz album, Posh was the continuation of a string of R&B/pop albums that would establish Rushen as an R&B singer.

Now is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter and pianist Patrice Rushen. Now was her third highest charting album, peaking at number seven on the jazz albums chart, number four on the R&B albums chart and number forty on the Pop albums chart. It features the hit singles "Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)" and "Get Off (You Fascinate Me)," which are among Rushen's best known in the R&B genre. Rushen's next album would be Watch Out.

Patrice Rushen entered the 1980s on a high note with Posh, her third album for Elektra and sixth album overall. By that time, it seemed unlikely that Rushen would become a full-time jazz instrumentalist again - she was enjoying too much success as an R&B/pop singer. And sure enough, it wasn't until 1997's Signature on Discovery that she recorded another instrumental album under her own name. When Posh came out in 1980, jazz's loss appeared to be R&B's gain.

A3. Look Up! Arranged By, Bass – Patrice RushenBacking Vocals – Lynn Davis, Wanda VaughnDrums – Leon "Ndugu" Chancler Guitar – Marlo HendersonPercussion – Eddie "Bongo" BrownProducer – Freddie – Sheree BrownWritten-By, Arranged By, Piano – Charles Mims, Jr. 3:40.

Patrice Louise Rushen (born September 30, 1954) is an American jazz pianist and R&B singer. She is also a composer, record producer, t, songwriter, and music director. Her 1982 single, "Forget Me Nots", received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Rushen had great success on the R&B and dance charts. Haven't You Heard" went to number 7 on the R&B charts, with "Forget Me Nots" as her only top 40 pop hit in the United States.

Altri album di Patrice Rushen. You Remind Me (The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984). Never Gonna Give You Up (Joey Negro Remixes). Shout It Out. Straight From The Heart + Now. Anthology.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Never Gonna Give You Up (Won't Let You Be)
Arranged By [Rhythm], Bass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Solo] – Patrice RushenBacking Vocals – Roy GallowayDrums – James GadsonGuitar – David T. Walker, Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*Lead Vocals [Male] – Wali AliPercussion – Eddie "Bongo" BrownWritten-By, Backing Vocals – Freddie Washington
6:50
A2 Don't Blame Me
Bass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Drums – Leon "Ndugu" Chancler*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – Patrice RushenGuitar – Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*, Wali AliWritten-By – Angela Rushen Ehigiator*, Clarence R. Bell*
6:31
A3 Look Up!
Arranged By [Rhythm], Bass – Patrice RushenBacking Vocals – Lynn Davis, Wanda VaughnDrums – Leon "Ndugu" Chancler*Guitar – Marlo HendersonPercussion – Eddie "Bongo" BrownProducer [Production Assistance] – Freddie WashingtonWritten-By – Sheree BrownWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic] – Charles Mims, Jr.*
3:40
A4 I Need Your Love
Arranged By [Rhythm], Electric Piano, Synthesizer [Strings] – Patrice RushenBacking Vocals – Lynn DavisBass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Drums – Melvin WebbFlugelhorn [Solo] – Raymond Lee Brown*Guitar – Wali AliWritten-By – Angela Rushen Ehigiator*Written-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Synthesizer – Charles Mims, Jr.*
4:25
B1 Time Will Tell
Backing Vocals – Lynn Davis, Roy GallowayBass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Drums – Melvin WebbElectric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Patrice RushenGuitar – Marlo Henderson, Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*Written-By – Angela Rushen Ehigiator*
5:09
B2 The Dream
Acoustic Guitar – Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*Backing Vocals – Lynn Davis, Roy GallowayBass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Drums – Leon "Ndugu" Chancler*Electric Piano – Patrice RushenGuitar – David T. WalkerViolin [Solo] – Charles Veal, Jr.*Whistle [High Whistling] – Kenny Yerke*Written-By – Freddie Washington, Sheree Brown
4:54
B3 The Funk Won't Let You Down
Backing Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Lynn Davis, Roy GallowayBass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Drums – Gerry BrownElectric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Patrice RushenGuitar – Marlo Henderson, Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*Recorded By [Rhythm] – Jeffrey Titmus*
7:35
B4 This Is All I Really Know
Arranged By [Vocals], Piano [Acoustic] – Patrice RushenBacking Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Roy GallowayBass – "Ready" Freddie Washington*Drums – James GadsonGuitar – David T. WalkerWritten-By, Arranged By [Vocals], Backing Vocals, Performer [Solo Vocal Ad Lib] – Lynn Davis
4:41

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
  • Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Produced For – Baby Fingers, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Conway Studios
  • Recorded At – The Sound Factory
  • Recorded At – The Automatt
  • Mastered At – Crystal Sound

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Don Myrick
  • Art Direction – Norm Ung, Ron Coro
  • Bass Trombone – Maurice Spears
  • Cello – Nils Oliver, Paula Hochhalter
  • Concertmaster [Strings] – Charles Veal, Jr.*
  • Contractor [Strings] – Rosemary Veal McLean*
  • Handclaps – "Ready" Freddie Washington*, Kevin R. Carter, Sr., Larry Robinson , Lindsay Redmond, Tony Lewis , Ulysses Nakayo Duprée*
  • Mastered By – Jeff Sanders
  • Other [Clothing] – Pina Andraid
  • Other [Hair Braiding] – Sibongile Bradley
  • Other [Makeup] – Tara Posey
  • Photography By – Bobby Holland
  • Photography By [Assistant] – Pam Robinson, Shayne Fair
  • Producer, Arranged By, Backing Vocals, Handclaps, Lead Vocals, Percussion, Written-By, Executive-Producer – Patrice Rushen
  • Producer, Handclaps – Charles Mims, Jr.*
  • Recorded By – Peter Chaikin
  • Recorded By [Additional] – Phil Moores
  • Remix – F. Byron Clark
  • Set Designer [Set Design Consultant] – Joel Leonard
  • Tenor Saxophone – Bill Green*
  • Trombone, Horns [Baritone] – Clay Lawrey
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Oscar Brashear
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Contractor [Horns] – Raymond Lee Brown*
  • Viola – Barbara Thomason, Denyse N. Buffum*, Rollice Dale, Virginia Majewski
  • Violin – Arnold Belnick, Assa Drori, Bob Sanov, Dorothy Wade, Endre Granat, Frank Foster , Israel Baker, Kenneth Yerke, Marcia Van Dyke, Sheldon Sanov

Notes

SP pressing variation.

Recorded at Conway Recording
Additional Recording at The Sound Factory and The Automatt
Mastered at Crystal Sound Recording

Leon "Ndugu" Chancler - Courtesy of Epic Records
Gerry Brown - Courtesy of Columbia Records
Charles Veal - Courtesy of Capitol Records
Representation - Class Act Enterprises

A1 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music (ASCAP)/Freddie Dee Music (BMI)
A2 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music/Angelyric Music/ Clarence R. Bell Music (ASCAP)
A3 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music/Mims Music/Shownbreree Music (ASCAP)
A4 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music/Mims Music/Angellyric Music (ASCAP)
B1 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music/Angelyric Music (ASCAP)
B2 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music/Shownbreree Music (ASCAP)/Freddie Dee Music (BMI)
B3 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music (ASCAP)
B4 © 1980 Baby Fingers Music/Love-Ly-N-Divine Music (ASCAP)

This album is dedicated to Reggie Andrews

℗ & © 1980 Elektra/Asylum Records
A divsion of Warner Communications, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

Issued with printed inner-sleeve with lyrics & credits.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One - label): 6E-302-A SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two - label): 6E-302-B SP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
K 52260 Patrice Rushen Posh ‎(LP, Album) Elektra K 52260 UK 1980
AMCY 2130 Patrice Rushen Posh ‎(CD, Album, RE) Elektra AMCY 2130 Japan 1996
6E-302 Patrice Rushen Posh ‎(LP, Album, AR) Elektra 6E-302 US 1980
P-10970E Patrice Rushen Posh ‎(LP, Album) Elektra P-10970E Japan 1980
WPCR 28098 Patrice Rushen Posh ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Warner Music Japan WPCR 28098 Japan 2014


Reviews (1)
Thetalune
For me the most memorable tune from this album was the slow and thoughtful one, The Dream. It was receiving airplay as late as 1984 on smooth/fusion jazz radio; notably WNSB in Norfolk

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