1984 Stephanie Mills – I’ve Got The Cure

I’ve Got the Cure is the eighth studio album by the American singer Stephanie Mills. The album was released in 1984 and was Mills’ last release on Casablanca Records. It contains the track “The Medicine Song”, which reached number one on the Billboard Dance Chart.

In 2013, the UK’s Cherry Red Records reissued I’ve Got the Cure on their Soul Music Records imprint. This re-release is an expanded edition compact disc which includes “The Medicine Song” (Original Mark Berry 12″ Mix), “Edge of the Razor” (Dance Mix) and “Edge of the Razor” (Dub Mix) as bonus tracks.

Four of the tracks – “Edge of the Razor”, “Give it Half a Chance”, “Outrageous” and “Everlasting Love” were produced by George Duke.

Tracks

The Medicine Song (David Wolinski) 4:55
2  Edge Of The Razor (Roy Freeland, Tom Snow) 4:40
In My Life (Keithen Carter, Patrick Leonard) 4:07
4  Give It Half A Chance (Kenny Loggins, Stephen Bishop) 4:42
5  Outrageous (John Lewis Parker, Len Ron Hanks) 4:52
6  You Just Might Need A Friend (Keithen Carter, Patrick Leonard) 3:57
7  Everlasting Love (Howard Grate, Michael J Powell) 4:23
8  Rough Trade (David Wolinski, Keithen Carter, Patrick Leonard) 3:50
9  Undercover (Keithen Carter, Patrick Leonard) 3:49

Musicians

1 The Medicine Song

GuitarDavid Wolinski
KeyboardsDavid Wolinski
ProgrammingDavid Wolinski
VocalsStephanie Mills


2 Edge Of The Razor

GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
SaxKim Hutchcroft
Background VocalsGeorge Duke
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
VocalsStephanie Mills


3 In My Life

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsDavid Wolinski
KeyboardsPatrick Leonard
ProgrammingPatrick Leonard
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsStephanie Mills


4 Give It Half A Chance

BassFred Washington
DrumsJR Robinson
Fender RhodesGeorge Duke
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
FluteLarry Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsGeorge Duke
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
VocalsStephanie Mills


5 Outrageous

GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoGeorge Duke
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
VocalsStephanie Mills


6 You Just Might Need A Friend

GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsDavid Wolinski
KeyboardsPatrick Leonard
ProgrammingPatrick Leonard
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
VocalsStephanie Mills


7 Everlasting Love

BassFred Washington
GuitarDavid T. Walker
Fender RhodesGeorge Duke
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
Background VocalsThe Weather Girls
VocalsStephanie Mills


8 Rough Trade

Electric DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsDavid Wolinski
VocoderKevin Murphy
ProgrammingPatrick Leonard
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsStephanie Mills


9 Undercover

Electric DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsDavid Wolinski
KeyboardsPatrick Leonard
ProgrammingPatrick Leonard
VocalsStephanie Mills

Liner Notes

Producer – David Wolinski (Tracks 1, 6, 8, 9)
Producer – George Duke (Track 7)
Executive-Producer – Stephanie Mills
Co-Producer – David Wolinski (Track 3)
Arranged By – George Duke
Arranged By (Strings), Conductor – George Del Barrio (Track 4)
Coordinator (Production Assistant) – Ivy Skoff (Tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 9)
Coordinator (Production Assistant) – Constance de Guzman (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – David Luke, David Marquette, Nick Spigel (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7)
Recorded By, Mixed By – John Arrias (Tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 9)
Recorded By, Mixed By – Tommy Vicari (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7)

Art Direction – Glen Christensen
Concept By – Cassandra Mills
Photography By – Ron Slenzak
Typography (Lettering) – Glenn Parsons

Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
Pressed By – Allied Record Company
Recorded At – Fantasy Records
Recorded At – Soundcastle
Recorded At – Le Gonks West
Recorded At – Fool On The Hill, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios

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