1986 Jeffrey Osborne – Emotional

osborne-jeffrey-1986Emotional is the fourth album by R&B musician Jeffrey Osborne. Produced by Osborne, Rod Temperton, Richard Perry, T. C. Campbell, Michael Masser, and George Duke, Emotional contains Osborne’s biggest pop hit, “You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song).” The track peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on both the R&B and Adult Contemporary (AC) charts. Other tracks that charted include “In Your Eyes” (#15 AC, #82 R&B)(originally recorded by George Benson), “Soweto” (#11 Dance, #18 R&B), and “Room with a View” (#29 R&B).

Tracks

1  We Belong To Love (Rod Temperton) 4:36
You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) (Andy Goldmark, Bruce Roberts) 4:26
3  Soweto (Elizabeth Lamers, Frank Musker, Hamish Stuart) 4:55
4  In Your Eyes (Dan Hill, Michael Masser) 3:16
Room With A View (Adrienne Anderson, Eddie Schwartz) 4:07
6  Who Would Have Guessed (Jeffrey Oscborne) 5:03
7  Emotional (David Bryant, Diane Warren) 4:37
8  A Second Chance (George Duke, Randy Goodrum, Jeffrey Osborne) 4:38
9  Love’s Not Ready (TC Campbell, Jeffrey Osborne) 4:00
10  Come Midnight (TC Campbell, Jeffrey Osborne) 4:57

Musicians

1 We Belong To Love

BassFred Washington
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsTC Campbell
KeyboardsBobby Lyle
PercussionRod Temperton
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsVesta Williams
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsJoyce Kennedy
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


2 You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)

DrumsJR Robinson
Drums (programming)Andy Goldmark
Drums (programming)Bruce Roberts
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
SynthesizerAndy Goldmark
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerJeff Lorber
SynthesizerBruce Roberts
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsBunny Hull
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


3 Soweto

DrumsRicky Lawson
Guitar (solo)Hamish Stuart
KeyboardsTC Campbell
KeyboardsHamish Stuart
KeyboardsBob Moore
SynthesizerHamish Stuart
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsHamish Stuart
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsYolanda Davis
Background VocalsKevin Dorsey
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


4 In Your Eyes

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoRandy Kerber
PianoRobbie Buchanan


5 Room With A View

BassNathan East
Drums (programming)Eddie Schwartz
Drums (programming)Dave Tyson
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarCharles Fearing
SynthesizerSteve George
SynthesizerSteve Mitchell
SynthesizerHowie Rice
PianoBill Payne
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsTramaine Hawkins
Background VocalsLynette Hawkins
Background VocalsJeannie Tracey
Background VocalsMichelle Jordan
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


6 Who Would Have Guessed

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarCharles Fearing
KeyboardsTC Campbell
Background VocalsYolanda Davis
VocalsJeffrey Osborne
VocalsPortia Griffin


7 Emotional

Drums (programming)Jeff Lorber
Drums (programming)Bruce Roberts
BassNathan East
GuitarJeff Lorber
SynthesizerJeff Lorber
SynthesizerSteve Mitchell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsTramaine Hawkins
Background VocalsLynette Hawkins


8 A Second Chance

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarChuck Gentry
SynclavierGeorge Duke
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsLynn Davis
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


9 Love’s Not Ready

DrumsRicky Lawson
BrushesJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarMaitland Ward
KeyboardsTC Campbell
PercussionJeffrey Osborne
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


10 Come Midnight

BassByron Miller
DrumsRicky Lawson
GuitarMaitland Ward
KeyboardsTC Campbell
SynthesizerTC Campbell
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsYolanda Davis
VocalsJeffrey Osborne

Liner Notes

Producer – Jeffrey Osborne (Tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 10)
Producer – Rod Temperton (Track 1)
Producer – Richard Perry (Tracks 2, 5, 6)
Producer – Frank Musker (Track 3)
Producer – Hamish Stuart (Track 3)
Producer – Michael Masser (Track 4)
Producer – George Duke (Track 7)
Producer – TC Campbell (Tracks 9, 10)

Manufactured By – Canyon Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.