is an album by Two Days Away Elkie Brooks, released in 1977.
Background [ edit ]
Brooks' breakthrough second album, released in 1977, propelled her into solo stardom in the UK and Europe. Including the top ten hits "
Pearl's a Singer" and "Sunshine After the Rain", it had a distinct American sound largely due to the work of the legendary writers and producers Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It remains one of Brooks' finest albums and is available on CD, paired with its predecessor . Rich Man's Woman
Single releases [ edit ]
Details [ edit ]
"Two Days Away" reached number 16 and remained in the UK charts for 20 weeks.
Track listing [ edit ]
Love Potion No. 9" ( Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 3:42 "Spiritland" (Elkie Brooks,
Pete Gage) - 3:19 "Honey, Can I Put On Your Clothes" (Jean Monte Ray) - 3:22
Sunshine After The Rain" ( Ellie Greenwich) - 3:23 "
Pearl's a Singer" (Leiber, Stoller, Ralph Dino, John Sembello) - 3:39 "Mojo Hannah" (Fay Hale,
Clarence Paul, Barbara Paul) - 3:00 "
Do Right Woman, Do Right Man" ( Lincoln Moman, Dan Penn) - 3:28 "You Did Something For Me" (Leiber, Stoller) - 2:50
"Nightbird" (Leiber, Stoller, Pete Gage, Steve York) - 3:06
"Saved" (Leiber, Stoller) - 2:40
Personnel [ edit ]
Additional personnel [ edit ]
Mike Stoller - piano, keyboards
Pete Gage, Jerry Friedman, Eric Weissberg - guitars George Devens, Carl Hall,
Peggy Blue, Morris Pert - percussion
Corky Hale - harp George Devens -
vibraphone New York
Meco Monardo (arranger)
Lew Del Gatto
Muscle Shoals Horns
Harrison Calloway (arranger)
Meco Monardo (arranger), Tony Posk, Guy Lumia, Elliot Rosoff, Rick Sortonne, Carol Webb, Joe Goodman, Julien Barber, Jesse Levy -
strings Carl Hall,
Peggy Blue, Marry Ellen Johnson, Barbara Ingram, Evette Benton, Carla Benson, Jimmy Chambers, George Chandler, Lee Vanderbilt - backing vocals
Steve Nye, Carmine Rubino - engineering
Bob Ludwig - mastering
Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller - production