1982 Joseph Williams – Joseph Williams

This selftitled album by Joseph Williams was his debut album, released in 1982

Joseph Stanley Williams (born September 1, 1960, Santa Monica, California, United States), is an American rock singer and film score composer best known for his work in the rock band Toto. He is the son of film composer John Williams and actress/singer Barbara Ruick and the grandson of jazz drummer Johnny Williams and actors Melville Ruick and Lurene Tuttle.

Tracks

1  What Is She Hiding (Bruce Gowdy, Jay Gruska) 3:31
2  That First Night (Barry Fasman, Joseph Williams) 3:14
3  Takin’ It (Jay Gruska, Joseph Williams) 3:30
4  One More Chance (John Lang, Joseph Williams) 3:53
5  I Didn’t Do It (Jay Gruska, Joseph Williams, Michael Landau) 3:53
6  This Girl (Barry Fasman, Joseph Williams) 3:31
7  Something Special (David Garfield, Joseph Williams) 3:30
8  Nothing’s Lost (David Garfield, Jay Gruska, Jennifer Williams, Joseph Williams) 3:44
9  Make Some Time (Joseph Williams, Michael Landau) 3:19
10  Anything You Say (John Bettis, Joseph Williams) 4:07
11  You Forever (Joseph Williams) 4:42
12  I Didn’t Do It (alternate take) (Jay Gruska, Joseph Williams, Michael Landau) 3:53

Media

Musicians

1 What Is She Hiding

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar (solo) Steve Lukather
Guitar Mike Landau
Piano David Garfield
Background Vocals Richard Page
Background Vocals Steve George
Background Vocals Tommy Funderburk


2 That First Night

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar Mike Landau
Piano David Garfield
Synthesizer Robbie Buchanan


3 Takin’ It

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar Mike Landau
Hammond Organ Jay Gruska
Synthesizer David Garfield
Sax Steve Tavaglioni
Percussion Lenny Castro
Background Vocals Jay Gruska


4 One More Chance

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Acoustic Guitar Mike Landau
Fender Rhodes Joseph Williams
Synthesizer Robbie Buchanan
Percussion Lenny Castro
Background Vocals Richard Page
Background Vocals Jay Gruska


5 I Didn’t Do It

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar Mike Landau
Fender Rhodes Robbie Buchanan
Synthesizer Robbie Buchanan
Percussion Lenny Castro
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Larry Hall
Horn Larry Williams
Horn Jim Horn
Background Vocals Richard Page
Background Vocals Steve George
Background Vocals Tommy Funderburk


6 This Girl

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar Steve Lukather
12 String Guitar Steve Lukather
Fender Rhodes David Garfield
Synthesizer Robbie Buchanan
Percussion Lenny Castro


7 Something Special

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar Mike Landau
Hammond Organ Joseph Williams
Moog Jay Gruska
Piano Joseph Williams
Piano David Garfield
Synthesizer David Garfield
Percussion Lenny Castro
Background Vocals Richard Page
Background Vocals Steve George
Background Vocals Tommy Funderburk


8 Nothing’s Lost

Piano Michael Omartian


9 Make Some Time

Bass Dean Cortez
Drums Mark Williams
Guitar Mike Landau
Hammond Organ Joseph Williams
Synthesizer David Garfield
Percussion Lenny Castro


10 Anything You Say

Drums (programming) Joseph Williams
Guitar Mike Landau


11 You Forever

Drums (programming) Joseph Williams
Piano Joseph Williams
Synthesizer Joseph Williams

Liner Notes

Producer – Jay Gruska (Tracks 1 to 10)
Producer – Joseph Williams (Tracks 11, 12)
Arranged By – Jay Gruska, Joseph Williams
Arranged By (Synthesizer) – Jay Gruska, Robbie Buchanan
Mastered By – Ken Perry
Recorded By, Mixed By – Frank Wolf

Manufactured By – Cool Sound Inc.