Johnny Gill (1983 album)

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Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill 1983.jpg
Studio album by Johnny Gill
Released April 6, 1983 (1983-04-06)
Recorded September 1982 – March 1983
Genre
Length 41:02
Label Cotillion
Producer Freddie Perren[1]
Johnny Gill chronology
Johnny Gill
(1983)
Perfect Combination
(1984)
Singles from Johnny Gill
  1. "Super Love"
    Released: March 23, 1983
  2. "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby"
    Released: June 1983
  3. "Show Her Love"
    Released: November 8, 1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]

Johnny Gill is the 1983 debut studio album[A] by American singer Johnny Gill, released on April 6, 1983 by Cotillion Records.[2] The album was produced by Freddie Perren.[1] It did not chart in the United States; however, the album's two singles, "Super Love" and "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby", peaked at number 29 and number 57 on the Billboard R&B chart, respectively.[4]

Track listing[edit]

[2]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Super Love"
4:51
2. "Thank You"
  • Keni St. Lewis
  • Freddie Perren
  • Elliot Wolff
4:30
3. "Show Her Love" Ric Wyatt, Jr. 3:35
4. "Guilty"
  • Keni St. Lewis
  • Freddie Perren
  • Elliot Wolff
3:38
5. "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby" (Sam & Dave cover) 3:58
6. "Every Radio" Ric Wyatt, Jr. 4:04
7. "I'm Sorry"
3:56
8. "I Love Makin' Music"
  • Freddie Perren
  • Elliot Wolff
5:12
9. "You" Frederick Knight 3:27
10. "Half Steppin'"
  • Ric Wyatt, Jr.
  • Larry R. McIntosh
3:51
Total length: 41:02

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnny Gill – Main Performer, Background Vocals, Bass and Lead Guitar, Drums, Bongos
  • Freddie Perren – Arranger, Producer, Synthesizer Bass, Rhythm Arrangements, Drum Programming
  • Clarence McDonald – Piano
  • Cornelius Mims – Bass
  • Carmen Twillie – Background Vocals
  • Eddie Watkins – Bass
  • Elliot Wolff – Synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, Arranger
  • Dennis King – Mastering
  • Maxine Waters – Background Vocals
  • Julia Waters – Background Vocals
  • Ric Wyatt Jr. – Synthesizer, Arranger, Piano, Synthesizer Bass, Producer, Background Vocals, Keyboards
  • David Michael Kennedy – Photography
  • Ed Biggs – Engineer, Remixing
  • Ronald Adkins – Background Vocals
  • Larry R. McIntosh – Background Vocals
  • Harold Ferguson – Background Vocals
  • James Goforth – Engineer
  • Gene Page – String Arrangements
  • Wade Marcus – String Arrangements
  • Bob Brown – Remixing
  • Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs – Synthesizer Strings
  • John Barnes – Fender Rhodes
  • Robert Bowles – Guitar Programming
  • Leon "Ndugu" Chancler – Drums
  • Charles Fearing – Guitar

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gill had a second eponymous album released in 1990.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Johnny Gill - Johnny Gill (Cassette, Album) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Hamilton, Andrew. "Johnny Gill [1983] - Johnny Gill | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 
  3. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Johnny Gill [1990] - Johnny Gill | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Johnny Gill | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 

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