Changes (Keni Burke album)

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Changes
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Studio album by Keni Burke
Released April 1982
Recorded 1981 at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Soul
Funk
Label RCA
Producer Keni Burke
Keni Burke chronology
You're the Best
(1981)
Changes
(1982)
Nothin' But Love
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Changes is the third solo album by former Five Stairsteps member Keni Burke. It was released in 1982 on RCA Records and includes the often sampled track "Risin' to the Top"

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shakin'" (Keni Burke, Norma Jean Wright)
  2. "Hang Tight" (Burke, Allan Felder)
  3. "Can't Get Enough (Do It All Night)" (Burke, Allan Felder, Dean Gant)
  4. "Who Do You Love" (Burke, Allan Felder)
  5. "Let Somebody Love You" (Burke)
  6. "Changes" (Burke)
  7. "One Minute More" (Burke, Linda Creed)
  8. "Risin' to the Top" (Burke, Allan Felder, Norma Jean Wright)
  9. "All Night" (Burke, Allan Felder, Dean Gant)

Personnel[edit]

  • Keni Burke - Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Synthesizer (Prophet 5), Percussion, Wurlitzer, Vocals, Backing Vocals
  • Steve Ferrone - Drums
  • Ed "Tree" Moore - Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
  • Leonard "Dockta" Gibbs, Jr. - Percussion
  • Vince Montana - Vibraphone
  • Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, Michael Harris, Rahmlee Lee Davis - Horns
  • "Sir" Dean Gant - Synthesizer (Moog Bass), Piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Ed Walsh - Vocoder (Obx), Synthesizer (Prophet 5)
  • Barbara Ingram, Carla Benson, Evette L. Benton, Tawatha Agee, Day Askey Burke, Terri Askey - Backing Vocals
  • Leon "Ndugu" Chancler - drums, percussion on "Let Somebody Love You"
  • Michael Thompson - guitar on "You're The Best"
  • Joe Tarsia - recording and mixing
  • Edward "Chappie" Johnson - Executive Producer

Charts[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[2]
US
R&B
1982 "Risin' to the Top" 63

Samples[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hogan, Ed. Keni Burke: Changes > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 02 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Keni Burke US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 

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