In the Pocket (Commodores album)

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In the Pocket
The Commodores In the Pocket.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 22, 1981
RecordedWeb IV Studios, Atlanta and A&M Studios, Los Angeles; mixed at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood
GenreSoul
Length36:27
LabelMotown
ProducerJames Anthony Carmichael, Commodores
Commodores chronology
Heroes
(1980)
In the Pocket
(1981)
Commodores 13
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]

In the Pocket is the ninth studio album by the Commodores, released by Motown Records in 1981. It is the last Commodores album to feature Lionel Richie, as he left the band to start a solo career the following year. The bulk of the album was recorded at Web IV Recording Studio in Atlanta, Georgia.[2]

This album contained two hit singles, "Oh No" (U.S. #4) and "Lady (You Bring Me Up)" (U.S. #8).

Track listing[edit]

Side One [2]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Lady (You Bring Me Up)"Shirley Hanna-King, Harold Hudson, William King4:46
2."Saturday Night"Hudson, Thomas McClary5:00
3."Keep on Taking Me Higher"Hudson, McClary5:19
4."Oh No"Lionel Richie2:51
Side Two [2]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Why You Wanna Try Me"David Cochrane, Richie4:36
2."This Love"Walter Orange5:15
3."Been Loving You"Orange3:52
4."Lucy"Richie4:48

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ In the Pocket at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b c "Commodores - In The Pocket at Discogs.com". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-12-05.