1978 Vernon Burch – Love-A-Thon

Love-A-Thon is Vernon Burch’s 4th solo album.

Vernon Darrell Burch (born 1955) is an American R&B/soul singer and guitarist.

In 1975 Vernon Burch signed to United Artists, where he released his debut album, I’ll Be Your Sunshine. Later he moved to Columbia Records and then Chocolate City Records, which was distributed by Casablanca Records and Filmworks. He later recorded for Spector.

Two of his singles, “Changes (Messin’ with My Mind) in 1975 and “Do It to Me” in 1981, made it into the Billboard R&B top 20 chart. Burch’s other singles include “Brighter Days”, “Steppin’ Out”, “Love Is”, “Never Can Find a Way (Hot Love)”, “Once Again in My Life”, “Get Up”, and “Fun City

Tracks

1  Brighter Days (Vernon Burch) 5:18
2  Love Is (Vernon Burch, Howard Redmon Jr) 4:42
3  Mama (Vernon Burch, Howard Redmon Jr) 4:15
4  Baptized In Your Love (Vernon Burch, Howard Redmon Jr) 4:26
5  Caught Wild, Tamed Sexy Sweet (Vernon Burch, Howard Redmon Jr) 5:18
6  When The Summer\’s Over (Vernon Burch) 2:14
7  Let\’s Make Love (Vernon Burch, Howard Redmon Jr) 4:27
8  Love-A-Thon (Vernon Burch, Howard Redmon Jr) 4:05

Media

Musicians

1 Brighter Days

BassEddie Brown
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarVernon Burch
ClavinetGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoByetta
PercussionVernon Burch


2 Love Is

BassDave Rodriguez
DrumsGeorge Sanders Jr
GuitarVernon Burch
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoMichael Asadorian
PercussionVernon Burch


3 Mama

BassNathan Watts
DrumsRaymond Pounds
GuitarVernon Burch
ClavinetGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoGreg Phillinganes
PercussionVernon Burch


4 Baptized In Your Love

BassNathan Watts
DrumsRaymond Pounds
GuitarVernon Burch
ClavinetGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoGreg Phillinganes
SaxRusty Crutcher
PercussionVernon Burch
PercussionJoe Blocker


5 Caught Wild, Tamed Sexy Sweet

BassEddie Brown
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarVernon Burch
ClavinetByetta
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
PercussionVernon Burch
PercussionJoe Blocker
Background VocalsBrooklyn Dreams


6 When The Summer\’s Over

BassEddie Brown
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarVernon Burch
Fender RhodesGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoByetta
PercussionVernon Burch
PercussionJoe Blocker


7 Let\’s Make Love

BassEddie Brown
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarVernon Burch
KeyboardsVernon Burch
PianoByetta
PianoGreg Phillinganes
SaxRusty Crutcher
PercussionVernon Burch
PercussionJoe Blocker


8 Love-A-Thon

BassEddie Brown
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarVernon Burch
KeyboardsVernon Burch
ClavinetGreg Phillinganes
PianoByetta
SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
PercussionVernon Burch
PercussionJoe Blocker
SaxWilliam Perkins
SaxVince DeRosa
SaxWilliam Perkins
SaxRusty Crutcher
SaxJackie Kelso
TromboneTerry Woodson
TromboneLew McCreary
TrumpetDalton Smith
TrumpetWilliam Peterson
TrumpetSteve Madaio
StringsSid Sharp

Other Musicians

Background VocalsPetsye Powell
Background VocalsDani McCormick
Background VocalsPatti Brooks

Liner Notes

Producer – Vernon Burch
Co-producer – Tony Sobel

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chocolate City Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Chocolate City Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – Casablanca Records, Inc.
Distributed By – Casablanca Records, Inc.