I Love You So

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I Love You So
Iloveyousoalbumcover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 19, 1979
Recorded1978–79
Genre
LabelCapitol
Producer
Natalie Cole chronology
Natalie Live!
(1978)
I Love You So
(1979)
We're the Best of Friends
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

I Love You So is a 1979 album by American singer Natalie Cole. Released on March 19, 1979 by Capitol Records, The album reached peak positions of number 52 on the Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Love You So" (Chuck Jackson, Marvin Yancy) - 4:49
  2. "You're So Good" (Fred Freeman, Harry Nehls) - 3:23
  3. "It's Been You" (Chuck Jackson, Marvin Yancy) - 4:53
  4. "Your Lonely Heart" (Natalie Cole, Rob Halprin) - 4:45
  5. "The Winner" (Chuck Jackson, Gene Barge, Marvin Yancy, Rob Halprin) - 3:40
  6. "Oh, Daddy" (Christine McVie) - 4:03
  7. "Sorry" (Chuck Jackson, Marvin Yancy, Jessy Dixon) - 4:45
  8. "Stand by" (Natalie Cole, Marvin Yancy) - 4:19
  9. "Who Will Carry On" (Natalie Cole) - 3:36

Personnel[edit]

  • Natalie Cole – lead and backing vocals
  • Sonny Burke, Linda Williams, Marvin Yancy – keyboards
  • Mark Davis – keyboards, rhythm arrangements
  • Chuck Bynum – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Fortune, Johnny McGhee, Norman Zeller, Phil Upchurch – electric guitar
  • Keni Burke, Bobby Eaton, Jeff Eyrich – bass guitar
  • Alvin Taylor – drums
  • George Bohanon – trombone, music contractor
  • Maurice Spears – trombone
  • Oscar Brashear, Bobby Bryant – trumpet
  • William Green – oboe
  • Paul Riser – horn and string arrangements
  • Gene Barge – rhythm, horn and string arrangements
  • Billy Page – music contractor
  • McKinley Jackson – music contractor
  • Anita Anderson – backing vocals
  • Sissy Peoples – backing vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producers – Gene Barge, Chuck Johnson and Marvin Yancy.
  • Executive Producer – Kevin Hunter
  • Engineers – Mark Davis, Reginald Dozier, Frank Kejmar, Clay McMurray and Gordon Shyrock.
  • Mastered by Wally Traugott at Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA).
  • Design – John Ernsdorf
  • Photography – Vincent Frye
  • Hair – Emory Jones
  • Make-up – Davida

Charts[edit]

Chart (1979)[2] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 52
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 11

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ a b "I Love You So > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Natalie Cole – I Love You So". Recording Industry Association of America.