1982 Herbie Hancock – Lite Me Up

Lite Me Up! is the thirty-third album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, in 1982. It would be the last of his disco/pop albums.

Because the huge amount of instruments Herbie played on this record, the list will be posted here: Electric Piano (Fender Rhodes), Clavinet (Clavitar), Synthesizer (Yamaha-cs 80, The Source By Moog, Mini Moog, Prophet 5, Arp 2600, Arp Odyssey), Keyboards (Emu Digital Keyboard), Synthesizer (Oberheim 8-voice Synthesizer, Roland Jupiter 8), Clavinet (Hohner), Vocoder (Sennheiser), Synthesizer (Synclavier Digital Synthesizer, Linn Drum Synthesizer), Piano.

Tracks

1  Lite Me Up! (Rod Temperton) 3:41
2  The Bomb (Rod Temperton, Herbie Hancock) 3:58
3  Gettin To The Good Part (Rod Temperton, Herbie Hancock) 6:13
4  Paradise (Herbie Hancock, Jay Graydon, David Foster, Bill Champlin) 4:29
5  Can’t Hide Your Love (Herbie Hancock, Narada Michael Walden, Jeffrey Cohen) 3:54
6  The Fun Tracks (Rod Temperton) 4:03
7  Motor Mouth (Rod Temperton) 3:58
8  Give It All Your Heart (Rod Temperton, Herbie Hancock) 7:40

Media

Musicians

1 Lite Me Up!

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Steve Lukather
Horn Jerry Hey
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Herbie Hancock
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals John Lehman
Background Vocals Patti Austin
Background Vocals Paulette McWilliams


2 The Bomb

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar David Williams
Horn Jerry Hey
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Herbie Hancock
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals John Lehman
Background Vocals Patti Austin
Background Vocals Paulette McWilliams
Vocals Wayne Anthony


3 Getting To The Good Part

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar David Williams
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Herbie Hancock
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals John Lehman
Background Vocals Patti Austin
Background Vocals Paulette McWilliams


4 Paradise

Bass Abe Laboriel
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Jay Graydon
Background Vocals Bill Champlin
Background Vocals David Foster
Background Vocals Richard Page
Background Vocals Netty Gloud


5 Can’t Hide Your Love

Bass Randy Jackson
Guitar Corrado Rustici
Synthesizer Frank Martin
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals John Lehman
Background Vocals Lynda Laurence
Background Vocals Sheri Payne


6 The Fun Tracks

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar David Williams
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Herbie Hancock
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals John Lehman
Background Vocals Patti Austin
Background Vocals Paulette McWilliams


7 Motor Mouth

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar David Williams
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Herbie Hancock
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Patti Austin
Background Vocals Paulette McWilliams


8 Give It All Your Heart

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar David Williams
Sax Gary Herbig
Horn Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Herbie Hancock
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals Eddie Lehman
Background Vocals Patti Austin
Background Vocals Paulette McWilliams

Liner Notes

Producer – Herbie Hancock (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8)
Producer – Jay Graydon (Track 4)
Producer – Narada Michael Walden (Track 5)
Producer – Patrice Rushen (Track 8)
Producer (Associate Producer) – Tony Meilandt
Arranged By – Narada Michael Walden (Track 5)
Arranged By (Keyboard Arrangement) – David Foster (Track 4)
Arranged By (Horn Arrangement) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By (Rhythm And Vocal Arrangement) – Rod Temperton (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By (String Arrangement) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 1, 3, 6, 7, 8)
Engineer (Additional Engineering) – Ron Pendragon
Engineer (Recorded By), Mixed By – George Massenburg
Engineer (Second Engineering) – Barbara Rooney, Murray Dvorkin, Roberto Spano
Mastered By – Mike Reese

Recorded and mixed at George Massenburg Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Mastered at The Mastering Lab
Management: Adam’s Dad Management Company, San Francisco, CA
‘Paradise’ basic track recorded at El Dorado Studios, Hollywood, CA
‘Can’t Hide Your Love’ basic track and overdubs recorded at The Automatt, San Francisco, CA