1981 Lee Ritenour – Rit

Rit is the tenth studio album by guitarist Lee Ritenour, released in 1981 on Discovery.

Tracks

1  Mr. Briefcase (Eric Tagg) 3:30
2  (Just) Tell Me Pretty Lies (Lee Ritenour, Eric Tagg) 4:15
3  No Sympathy (Lee Ritenour, Eric Tagg) 4:49
Is It You (Lee Ritenour, Eric Tagg, Bill Champlin) 4:30
5  Dreamwalk (Lee Ritenour) 1:48
6  Countdown (Captain Fingers) (Lee Ritenour) 4:27
7  Good Question (Lee Ritenour) 3:44
8  (You Caught Me) Smilin’ (Sylvester Stewart) 4:09
9  On The Slow Glide (Lee Ritenour) 4:10
10  No Sympathy (Reprise) (Lee Ritenour) 2:00

Musicians

1 Mr. Briefcase

Bass David Hungate
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Piano David Foster
Vocals Eric Tagg


2 (Just) Tell Me Pretty Lies

Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards Richard Tee
Keyboards David Foster
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Percussion Steve Forman
Vocals Eric Tagg


3 No Sympathy

Bass David Hungate
Drums Rick Shlosser
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards Greg Mathieson
Background Vocals Bill Champlin
 Vocals Eric Tagg


4 Is It You

Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Drums Alex Acuna
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards David Foster
Keyboards Richard Tee
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Percussion Alex Acuna
Vocals Bill Champlin
Vocals Eric Tagg


5 Dreamwalk

Guitar Lee Ritenour


6 Countdown (Captain Fingers)

Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards Don Grusin
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


7 Good Question

Bass John Pierce
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards David Foster


8 (You Caught Me) Smilin’

Bass Louis Johnson
Drums Harvey Mason Sr
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer Michael Boddicker
Vocals Bill Champlin
Vocals Eric Tagg


9 On The Slow Glide

Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Bass David Hungate
Drums Harvey Mason Sr
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards Don Grusin
Keyboards Michael Boddicker


10 No Sympathy (Reprise)

Bass Abraham Laboriel Sr
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Keyboards Don Grusin
Percussion Alex Acuna
Percussion Steve Forman

Liner Notes

Producer – Lee Ritenour
Producer – David Foster (Tracks 1, 7)
Producer, Drums – Harvey Mason (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6)
Other (Production Assistant) – Kevin Rice
Arranged By (Horns Arranged By) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 1, 4, 8)
Arranged By (Strings Arranged By) – David Foster (Track 3)
Arranged By (Strings Arranged By) – Lee Ritenour (Track 3)
Arranged By (Strings Arranged By) – Johnny Mandel (Track 5)
Concertmaster – Gerald Vinci
Contractor – Frank DeCaro
Engineer (Assistant Engineer) – David Leonard, Les Brockmann, Peggy McCreary
Recorded By – Don Murray, Don Murray, Humberto Gatica
Recorded By (Additional Recording) – Ralph Osborn
Recorded By, Mixed By – Humberto Gatica

Art Direction – Kathy Morphesis, Ron Coro
Design (Logo Designed and Painted by) – Joe Garnett
Photography By – Aaron Rapoport

Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
Produced For – Captain Fingers Productions
Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra Records
Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Recorded At – Monterey Sound Studios
Recorded At – Sunset Sound
Recorded At – Santa Barbara Sound Design
Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
Recorded At – Davlen Sound Studios