Continuation (album)

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Continuation
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Studio album by Philip Bailey
Released 1983
Genre R&B
Label Columbia
Producer George Duke
Philip Bailey chronology
Continuation
(1983)
The Wonders of His Love
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Continuation is the debut solo album by Philip Bailey, released in 1983 on the Columbia Records label. The album peaked at number 19 on the Black Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Know" Gerard McMahon 4:04
2. "Trapped" Philip Bailey, Tony Haynes, Robert Brookins 5:29
3. "It's Our Time" (Duet with Deniece Williams) Garry Glenn 3:51
4. "Desire" Jerry Knight 5:29
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "I'm Waiting For Your Love" David Wolinski 4:16
6. "Vaya (Go With Love)" George Duke, Philip Bailey, Nathan East, Nan O'Byrne 4:20
7. "The Good Guy's Supposed To Get The Girls" Philip Bailey, Tony Haynes, Robert Brookins 4:16
8. "Your Boyfriend's Back" Philip Bailey, David Wolinski, Marti Sharron 4:55

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Personnel[edit]

  • Philip Bailey: rhythm arrangements, lead vocals, backing vocals (1, 2, 3, 5-8), LinnDrum (6), percussion (7)
  • George Duke: rhythm arrangements, acoustic piano (1, 3), Prophet 5 synthesizer (1, 3, 4, 6, 8), Rhodes (3, 4, 6), Moog bass (4), marimba (4), LinnDrum (6), backing vocals (6)
  • Robert Brookins: rhythm arrangements (2), Rhodes (2, 7), Minimoog (2, 7) Korg Polysix (2, 7), LinnDrum (7)
  • David "Hawk" Wolinski: rhythm arrangements (5, 8), Rhodes (5, 8), Roland Jupiter 8 (5, 8), LinnDrum (5, 8), Roland MC-4 Microcomposer (8)
  • Neiman Tillar: sound effects (8)
  • Paul Jackson Jr.: guitar (1, 5, 8)
  • Michael Sembello: guitar (2, 3, 4)
  • David Williams: guitar (6)
  • Irvin Kramer: guitar (7)
  • Roland Bautista: guitar solo (8)
  • Nathan East: bass guitar (1, 6, 8), rhythm arrangements (6)
  • Freddie Washington: bass guitar (2, 3)
  • James Gadson: drums (1)
  • Ricky Lawson: drums (2, 3, 4)
  • Paulinho da Costa: percussion (2, 6, 7)
  • Catherine Gottholfer: harp
  • David Boruff: alto saxophone solo (5)
  • Larry Williams: tenor saxophone (7, 8)
  • Jerry Hey: trumpet and horn arrangement (7, 8)
  • Gary Grant: trumpet (7, 8)
  • Lew McCreary: trombone (7, 8)
  • Jeffrey Osborne: backing vocals (3)
  • Lynn Davis: backing vocals (3)
  • Deneice Williams: lead vocals (3)
  • Sister Sledge: backing vocals (4)
  • Julius Carey: backing vocals (5, 7)
  • Winston Ford: backing vocals (5, 7)
  • Carl Caldwell: backing vocals (5, 7)
  • George Del Barrio: string arrangements and conductor (2, 3, 7)
  • Gerald Vinci: concertmaster
  • Bill Hughes: contractor
    • Cello: Ron Cooper, Ray Kelley, Earl Madison and Fred Seykora
    • Viola: Rollice Dale, Pam Goldsmith, Allan Harshman and Dave Schwartz
    • Violin: Murray Adler, Issy Baker, Brenton Banks, Sherrill Baptist, Tom Buffum, Ron Clark, Ron Folsom, Reg Hill, Marv Limonick, Irma Neuman and Bob Sushel

Production[edit]

  • Producer: George Duke
  • Executive Producer: Larkin Arnold
  • Production Assistant: Cheryl R. Brown
  • Recorded and Mixed by Tommy Vicari
  • Additional Engineers: Peter Chaiken and Tom Perry
  • Assistant Engineers: Steve Crimmel, Kevin Eddy, Mitch Gibson, Barbara Rooney and Nick Spigel.
  • Recorded at The Complex Studios, Ocean Way Recording and Record Plant (Los Angeles, CA); LeGonks West (West Hollywood, CA); Soundcastle (Santa Monica, CA).
  • Mixed at Soundcastle
  • Overdubbed at LeGonks West
  • Technician at LeGonks West: Brent Avirill
  • Sequenced and Edited by Erik Zobler
  • Mastered by Brian Gardner at Allen Zentz Mastering (San Clemente, CA).
  • Design: Lane/Donald
  • Photography: Bobby Holland
  • Management: Cavallo, Rufallo and Fargnoli


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Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard
Year Chart Position
1983 Black Albums 19
1983 Pop Albums 71
Singles – Billboard
Year Single Chart Position
1983 "I Know" Black Singles 10
1984 "Trapped" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 43

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ a b c d "Continuation - Overview". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 June 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Philip Bailey - Continuation". discogs.com. Retrieved 17 June 2009.