1981 Roberta Kelly – Tell Me

Tell Me is the sixth solo album by Roberta Kelly. It was released in 1981

Roberta Kelly (born November 23, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, United States) is an African American soul/black gospel singer who scored three hits on the US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart between 1976 and 1978. Her most successful US hit single, “Trouble-Maker”, spent two weeks at No. 1.


1  Tell Me (Bill Boversack, Günther Moll, Stefan Wissnet, Trevor Veitch) 3:59
2  Patty Cake (Donald Huber, Rick Kelley, Robert Keating) 3:59
3  Little Chicana (Mitchell Bottler, Norma Helms) 3:48
4  American Men (Giuni Russo, Maria Antonietta Sisini, Trevor Veitch) 4:39
5  Please Yourself (Keith Forsey, Mats Björklund) 3:18
6  Making It To The Top (Dario Farina, Pailo Amerigo Cassella, Trevor Veitch) 3:59
7  Once In A While (Dario Farina, Trevor Veitch) 4:40
8  Little Darling (Dario Farina, Trevor Veitch) 4:04
9  Gonna Getcha (B Bovery, Günther Moll, Trevor Veitch) 4:19
10  Burning My Candle (Donald Huber, Robert Keating) 3:25



BassEddie Watkins Jr
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarMike Landau
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsGreg Mathieson
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
FlugelhornRon King
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxVel Selvan
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TromboneRandy Alcroft
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetRon King
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsRoberta Kelly

Liner Notes

Producer (Coordinator) – Trevor Veitch
Producer, Engineer – Jürgen Koppers
Arranged By – Greg Mathieson
Engineer (Additional) – Steven D. Smith
Engineer (Assistant) – Dave Clark
Mastered By – Brian Gardner

Photography (Cover Photos) – Olczyk & Schumann

Recorded At – Rusk Sound Studios
Mixed At – Rusk Sound Studios
Distributed By – Inelco