1983 Ronnie Laws – Mr Nice Guy

Mr. Nice Guy is the eighth album by Ronnie Laws. It was released in 1983.

Ronald Wayne Laws (born October 3, 1950) is an American jazz, jazz fusion, smooth jazz saxophonist. He is the younger brother of jazz flautist Hubert Laws, jazz vocalist Eloise Laws and the older brother of Debra Laws.

Tracks

1  Can’t Save Tomorrow (Ronnie Laws) 4:10
2  Mr Nice Guy (Ronnie Laws) 3:44
3  In The Groove (Trevor Veitch, Greg Mathieson) 3:33
4  Third Hour (Ronnie Laws) 4:57
5  You (Leon Johnson, Joe English) 4:07
6  Big Stars (Ronnie Laws) 4:23
7  Rolling (Ronnie Laws) 3:54
8  What Does It Take (Ronnie Laws) 3:12
9  Off & On Again (Ronnie Laws) 6:37

Media

Musicians

1 Can’t Save Tomorrow

BassLeon Johnson
Drums (programming)Leon Johnson
GuitarRoland Bautista
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
ProgrammingLeon Johnson
SaxRonnie Laws
VocalsRonnie Laws


2 Mr Nice Guy

DrumsMichael Jochum
Drums (programming)Leon Johnson
PianoRonnie Laws
SynthesizerRonnie Laws
SaxRonnie Laws
VocalsRonnie Laws


3 In The Groove

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsGreg Mathieson
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SynthesizerGreg Mathieson
SaxRonnie Laws
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsRonnie Laws


4 Third Hour

BassRonnie Laws
DrumsSteve Turner
Drums (programming)Leon Johnson
GuitarRoland Bautista
PianoRonnie Laws
SynthesizerRonnie Laws
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
SaxRonnie Laws
Background VocalsDebra Laws
VocalsRonnie Laws


5 You

BassLeon Johnson
Drums (programming)Leon Johnson
GuitarLeon Johnson
PianoRonnie Laws
PianoGreg Hilfman
SynthesizerRonnie Laws
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
Mini MoogLarry Dunn
VocalsRonnie Laws


6 Big Stars

Bass (synthesizer)Larry Dunn
Drums (programming)William Jeffery
PianoRonnie Laws
SynthesizerRonnie Laws
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
SaxRonnie Laws
PercussionMayuto Correa
VocalsRonnie Laws


7 Rolling

Drums (programming)William Jeffery
Fender RhodesRonnie Laws
SynthesizerRonnie Laws
SaxRonnie Laws
PercussionMayuto Correa
VocalsRonnie Laws


8 What Does It Take

BassLeon Johnson
DrumsRaymond Pounds
PianoBarnaby Finch
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
SaxRonnie Laws
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsJohn Lehman
Background VocalsBrenda Gooch
Background VocalsMyrna Matthews
VocalsRonnie Laws


9 Off & On Again

BassLeon Johnson
Bass (synthesizer)Ronnie Laws
DrumsRaymond Pounds
GuitarRoland Bautista
KeyboardsRonnie Laws
PianoRonnie Laws
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
SaxRonnie Laws
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
Background VocalsGwenche Machu
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
VocalsRonnie Laws

Liner Notes

Producer – Ronnie Laws
Producer – Greg Mathieson (Track 3)
Contractor – Leon Johnson, William Jeffery
Engineer, Mixed By – Gerry E Brown
Mastered By (Runout Etch ES) – Eddy Schreyer
Technician (Assistants) – Artie Farkas, Fred Howard, Gene Wooley, Mike Brown, Shinichi Katayama

Art Direction – Bill Burks
Artwork, Design – Mac James
Photography By – Bobby Holland

Record Company – Capitol Industries-EMI, Inc.
Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
Produced For – Little Brother Productions
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville
Recorded At – Lion Share Recording Studios
Recorded At – Spirit Studio
Mixed At – Yamaha Studios
Mastered At – Capitol Mastering