1983 Randy Crawford – Nightline

Nightline is the seventh solo album by Randy Crawford, released in 1983.

Veronica “Randy” Crawford (born February 18, 1952, Macon, Georgia) is an American jazz and R&B singer. She has been more successful in Europe than in the United States, where she has not entered the Billboard Hot 100 as a solo artist. She has had multiple top five hits in the UK, including her 1980 number 2 hit, “One Day I’ll Fly Away”.

Tracks

Nightline (Glen Ballard, Davey Faragher, Brie Howard) 3:48
2  Living on the Outside (Michael Sembello, Frank Musker) 3:36
3  Why (Pino Donaggio) 3:30
4  Bottom Line (Frank Musker, Stephen Geering) 4:08
5  In Real Life (Bill LaBounty, Steve Goodman) 4:07
6  Happy Feet (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack) 4:54
7  This ‘Ole Heart of Mine (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack) 3:58
8  Lift Me Up (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack) 4:27
9  Ain’t No Foolin’ (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack) 3:51
10  Go on and Live It Up (Randy Crawford) 3:03

Musicians

1 Nightline

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarSteve Lukather
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsArnold McCuller


2 Living on the Outside

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
Guitar (solo)Dann Huff
GuitarDavid Williams
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsArnold McCuller


3 Why

BassNathan East
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDavid Williams
GuitarSteve Lukather
KeyboardsJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
PercussionLenny Castro


4 Bottom Line

BassNathan East
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarDavid Williams
Guitar (solo)Larry Carlton
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsClydine Jackson
Background VocalsArnold McCuller


5 In Real Life

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarDavid Williams
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters


6 Happy Feet

BassAbe Laboriel
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarCecil Womack
KeyboardsDenzil Miller
KeyboardsEddie Noble
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLinda Womack
Background VocalsCurtis Womack
Background VocalsFriendly Womack


7 This ‘Ole Heart of Mine

BassAbe Laboriel
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarCecil Womack
KeyboardsDenzil Miller
KeyboardsEddie Noble
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsCurtis Womack
Background VocalsFriendly Womack


8 Lift Me Up

BassAbe Laboriel
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarCecil Womack
PercussionLenny Castro
KeyboardsDenzil Miller
KeyboardsEddie Noble


9 Ain’t No Foolin’

BassAbe Laboriel
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarCecil Womack
KeyboardsDenzil Miller
KeyboardsEddie Noble
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLinda Womack
Background VocalsCurtis Womack
Background VocalsFriendly Womack


10 Go on and Live It Up

BassAbe Laboriel
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarCecil Womack
KeyboardsDenzil Miller
KeyboardsEddie Noble
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLinda Womack
Background VocalsCurtis Womack
Background VocalsFriendly Womack

Liner Notes

Producer – Tommy LiPuma
Arranged By (Rhythm, Strings) – James Newton Howard (Tracks 3, 4)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Cecil Womack (Tracks 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), Robbie Buchanan (Tracks 1, 2, 5)
Arranged By (Strings) – Dale Oehler (Tracks 7, 8, 9, 10), Nick DeCaro
Engineer (Assistant) – Al Schmitt, Bill Jackson, Clif Jones, David Schober, Hugh Davies, Mark Ettel, Peggy McCreary, Richard McKernan, Terry Christian, Tom Fouce
Mastered By – Mike Reese
Mixed By – Al Schmitt
Recorded By – Al Schmitt

Art Direction, Design – Laura LiPuma
Photography By – Craig Dietz

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.