Action Jackson (soundtrack)

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Action Jackson: Original Soundtrack Album
Album cover to the movie sound track Action Jackson.jpeg
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists/Vanity
ReleasedMarch 8, 1988 (1988-03-08)
Recorded1987–1988
GenrePop, Funk, Soul, R&B
Length45:56
LabelLorimar
ProducerRichard Perry, Bernadette Cooper LeVert, Jesse Johnson
Kae Williams Jr, Phillip Lightfoot
Jeff Lorber, Randy Muller
Solomon Roberts Jr, Stevie Salas
Vanity albums chronology
Skin on Skin
(1986)
Action Jackson: Original Soundtrack Album
(1988)
Singles from Action Jackson: Original Soundtrack Album
  1. "He Turned Me Out"
    Released: January 9, 1988
  2. "Undress"
    Released: April 27, 1988

Action Jackson: Original Soundtrack Album is the official soundtrack album for the 1988 film Action Jackson starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson, and Sharon Stone.[1] The soundtrack album was produced by Richard Perry, Jeff Lorber, Stevie Salas, as well as Jesse Johnson and Bernadette Cooper. The soundtrack features new music by Herbie Hancock, The Pointer Sisters' R&B hit "He Turned Me Out", LeVert and Sister Sledge.

The soundtrack also includes three new songs by Vanity, "Faraway Eyes" and "Undress" written and produced by former The Time member and musician Jesse Johnson, and "Shotgun" with saxophonist Dave Koz. Koz himself also provides lead vocals on "Shotgun" with Vanity.

Track listing[edit]

US, Europe 12" Vinyl LP, record, compact cassette, and CD[2]

No.TitleWriter(s)Performer(s)Length
1."He Turned Me Out"LeMel Humes, Mary Lee KortesThe Pointer Sisters4:25
2."Action Jackson"Bernadette CooperMadame X5:01
3."For the Love of Money"Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Anthony JacksonLeVert5:24
4."Undress Me"Kim Cage, VanityVanity4:10
5."Building Up (Action Jackson)"Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock4:05
6."Keeping Good Loving"Kae Williams Jr, Kathy SledgeSister Sledge5:24
7."Shotgun"Autry DeWalt IIDave Koz and Vanity4:12
8."Faraway Eyes"Sue Ann Carwell, Jesse JohnsonVanity4:24
9."Lover's Celebration"Randy MullerSkyy3:46
10."Protect and Serve"Stevie SalasMC Jam & Pee Wee Jam5:05

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