Johnny Gill (1990 album)

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For Johnny Gill's eponymous album released in 1983, see Johnny Gill (1983 album).
Johnny Gill
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Studio album by Johnny Gill
Released April 17, 1990 (1990-04-17)
Recorded September 1989[1]-February 1990
Genre R&B, new jack swing
Length 48:35
Label Motown
Producer Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, L.A. & Babyface, Nat Adderley, Jr.
Johnny Gill chronology
Chemistry
(1985)
Johnny Gill
(1990)
Provocative
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars link

Johnny Gill is the eponymous 3rd album by Johnny Gill, released in 1990, and his first for Motown Records. The album produced four hit singles: "Rub You the Right Way," "My, My, My," "Wrap My Body Tight" and "Fairweather Friend".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Rub You the Right Way"
  • James Harris III
  • Terry Lewis
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis 5:30
2. "Fairweather Friend"
  • Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
  • Antonio "L.A." Reid
  • Daryl Simmons
4:35
3. "Wrap My Body Tight"
  • Harris III
  • Lewis
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis 4:38
4. "Feels So Much Better" Edmonds
4:36
5. "Never Know Love"
  • Edmonds
  • Reid
  • Edmonds
  • Reid
4:26
6. "My, My, My"
  • Edmonds
  • Simmons
  • Reid
  • Edmonds
  • Simmons (co.)
  • Roberson (co.)
5:21
7. "Lady Dujour" H. Randall Davis
  • Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
  • Randy Ran (co.)
4:57
8. "Just Another Lonely Night"
  • Tony Wells
  • Dianne Quander
  • Nat Adderley, Jr.
  • Cirocco (co.)
  • Zack Vaz (co.)
4:10
9. "Giving My All To You" Davis
  • Randy Ran
  • Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (co.)
5:19
10. "Let's Spend The Night"
  • Davis
  • Harris III
  • Lewis
  • Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
  • Randy Ran (co.)
3:56
11. "My, My, My (Reprise)"     1:11
Notes
  • (co.) - signifies as co-producer

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnny Gill - Percussion, Background Vocals, Vocals
  • Jimmy Jam - Percussion, Drum & Keyboard Programming, Arranger
  • Terry Lewis - Percussion, Background Vocals, Arranger
  • Babyface - Keyboards
  • Cirocco - Keyboards, Synthesizers, Fender Rhodes, Sound Effects
  • Jim Demgen - Keyboards
  • Randy Ran - Keyboards, Drum & Keyboard Programming, Vocal Backing, Arranger
  • Steve Kroon - Percussion
  • O'Jania, Daryl Simmons, Tony Tolbert, The Waters Sisters, Lance Ellington, After 7, Linda Brown, Pebbles, Karyn White - Vocal Backing
  • George Wadenius - Guitars
  • Kayo, Lucio Hopper - Bass
  • Buddy Williams - Drums, Percussion
  • L.A. Reid - Drums, Percussion, Mixing
  • Kenny G - Saxophone

Production[edit]

  • Peter McCabe - Mixing
  • Steve Meltzer - Artwork
  • Louis Padgett - Engineer
  • Donnell Sullivan - Assistant Engineer, Mixing Assistant
  • John VanNest - Mixing
  • Chris Cuffaro - Photography
  • Beth Yenni - Design
  • Zetra Smith - Production Coordination
  • John Payne - Assistant Engineer
  • Michael Alvord - Assistant Engineer
  • Jheryl Busby - Executive Producer
  • Jim Dutt - Engineer
  • Brian Gardner - Mastering
  • Jon Gass - Engineer, Mixing
  • Steve Hodge - Engineer, Mixing

Charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[2] 8
US Billboard Top R&B Albums[3] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Title US
Pop
US
R&B
US
Dance
US Adult
1990 "Rub You the Right Way" 3 1 16
"My, My, My" 10 1 32
"Fairweather Friend" 28 2
1991 "Wrap My Body Tight" 84 1 48

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star Tribune Archives". Nl.newsbank.com. 1989-09-10. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  2. ^ "Johnny Gill - Chart history | Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Johnny Gill - Chart history | Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 20, 2014.