1984 David Lasley – Raindance

Raindance is the third solo album by David Lasley, released in 1984.

David Eldon Lasley (born August 20, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for his contributions as a background singer for such artists as Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick and Dusty Springfield.

Tracks

1  It’s A Cryin’ Shame (Sha La La La La) (David Lasley) 5:19
2  Afterglow (David Lasley) 5:11
3  Oh (David Lasley, Jason Scheff) 3:33
4  Where Does That Boy Hang Out (David Lasley) 4:40
5  Euripides Meets The Shangri-Las (David Lasley) 2:29
6  Next Time (David Lasley) 3:16
7  Saved By Love (Aaron Zigman, David Lasley, Jason Scheff) 4:17
8  Johnny Where Did Your Girlfriend Go (David Lasley) 3:21
9  Don’t Smile At Me I Already Know (David Lasley) 4:09
10  Raindance (Aaron Zigman, David Lasley, Ula Hedwig) 4:13

Media

Musicians

1 It’s A Cryin’ Shame (Sha La La La La)

DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarChuck Cochran
Fender RhodesAaron Zigman
SynthesizerCraig Siegel
SynthesizerLuis Resto
SaxDavid McMurray
Background VocalsJason Scheff
Background VocalsJoann Harris
Background VocalsUla Hedwig
Background VocalsDavid Lasley


2 Afterglow

BassNathan East
DrumsYogi Horton
Drums (programming)Don Was
GuitarChuck Cochran
Fender RhodesAaron Zigman
SynthesizerAaron Zigman
SynthesizerLuis Resto
SaxDavid McMurray
Background VocalsCarmen Grillo
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley
Background VocalsJason Scheff
VocalsDavid Lasley


3 Oh

BassJason Scheff
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarDavid Williams
Fender RhodesJason Scheff
PianoJason Scheff
Background VocalsJason Scheff
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsCarmen Grillo
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley
Background VocalsUla Hedwig
VocalsDavid Lasley


4 Where Does That Boy Hang Out

GuitarChuck Cochran
PianoAaron Zigman
SynthesizerAaron Zigman
SynthesizerCraig Siegel
SynthesizerDavid Benoit
SynthesizerDon Was
SynthesizerLuis Resto
SaxJoel Peskin
SaxDavid McMurray
PercussionLarry Fizatangelo
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsCarmen Grillo
Background VocalsJason Scheff
Background VocalsJoann Harris
Background VocalsUla Hedwig
VocalsDavid Lasley


5 Euripides Meets The Shangri-Las

VocalsDavid Lasley
VocalsGina Vowell
VocalsLoreatha Vowell
VocalsLou Malamet
VocalsMarsha Malamet
VocalsUla Hedwig


6 Next Time

BassWade Short
DrumsMitchell Roberts
SaxJoel Peskin
VocalsDavid Lasley


7 Saved By Love

BassTinker Barfield
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarPat Kelly
Fender RhodesAaron Zigman
PianoAaron Zigman
SynthesizerAaron Zigman
SynthesizerCraig Siegel
SynthesizerLuis Resto
HornsJoel Peskin
SaxDavid McMurray
WoodwindsJoel Peskin
Background VocalsCarmen Grillo
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley
Background VocalsJason Scheff
Background VocalsUla Hedwig
VocalsDavid Lasley


8 Johnny Where Did Your Girlfriend Go

BassBobby Watson
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarChuck Cochran
PianoAaron Zigman
SynthesizerAaron Zigman
SaxJoel Peskin
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsCarmen Grillo
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley
Background VocalsJason Scheff
Background VocalsUla Hedwig
VocalsDavid Lasley


9 Don’t Smile At Me I Already Know

BassDon Was
Electric DrumsDon Was
SynthesizerDon Was
SynthesizerLuis Resto
SynthesizerAaron Zigman
PercussionKevin Tschirhart
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley
RapDavid Lasley
RapHenry Garcia
RapEric Garcia
VocalsDavid Lasley


10 Raindance

BassJason Scheff
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarChuck Cochran
Fender RhodesAaron Zigman
SynthesizerLuis Resto
SynthesizerAaron Zigman
SaxDavid McMurray
Background VocalsCarmen Grillo
Background VocalsCharlotte Crossley
Background VocalsJason Scheff
Background VocalsUla Hedwig
VocalsDavid Lasley

Liner Notes

Producer – Don Was
Arranged By (Synthezied Strings And Horns Arranged By), Conductor [Synthezied Strings And Horns Conducted By] – Paul Riser (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Arranged By (Strings Arranged By), Conductor [Strings Conducted By] – Nick DeCaro (Track 3
Contractor (String Contractor) – Frank DeCaro
Coordinator (Production Coordinator, Assisted By) – Kate Langrall
Coordinator (Production Coordinator) – Mary Beth Mead
Engineer (Assistant Engineer (Bill Schnee’s Studio)) – Dan Garcia, David Schober
Engineer (Assistant Engineer (Cherokee)) – Brian Scheuble, Coke Johnson, Curtis Drake, Dan Bates, Gary McGachan, John Boghosian
Engineer (Assistant Engineer (Larrabee)) – Melanie West, Sabrina Buchanek
Engineer (Assistant Engineer (Mediasound)) – Harry Spiridakis, Michael Christopher
Engineer (Assistant Engineer (Sound Suite)) – Steve King
Engineer (Assistant Engineer (Village Recorder)) – Doug Williams
Engineer (Chief Engineer) – David Iveland
Engineer (Engineer (Bill Schnee’s Studio)) – Bill Schnee
Engineer (Engineer (Blank Tapes)) – Bob Blank
Engineer (Engineer (Sound Suite)) – Don Was
Engineer (Engineer (Village Recorder)) – Jeff Harris
Mastered By (Originally Mastered By) – Greg Fulginiti
Mixed By – Steve Hodge (Tracks 1, 4, 7)
Mixed By (Assisted B) – Judy Clapp (Tracks 1, 4, 7)
Mixed By – Frank Filipetti (Tracks 2, 10)
Mixed By (Assisted By) – Tim Crich (Tracks 2, 10)
Mixed By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 3, 8)
Mixed By (Assisted By) – Dan Garcia (Tracks 3, 8)
Mixed By – Don Was (Track 6, 9)
Programmed By – Craig Siegel (Track 1)
Programmed By – Willie Alexander (Track 4)
Recorded By (24 Track Recording), Voice (Voices), Effects – Bob Blank (Track 5)
Recorded By, Mixed By – Bob Blank (Track 5)
Recorded By – Michael Brauer
Technician (Transfer Of Cassette To Reel By) – Paul Hamingson (Track 5)

Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI AMERICA Records
Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
Produced For – Tann/Lewis Productions
Lacquer Cut At – Artisan Sound Recorders
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
Recorded At – Mediasound
Recorded At – Blank Tape Studios
Overdubbed At – Larrabee Sound Studios
Overdubbed At – The Village Recorder
Overdubbed At – The Sound Suite Detroit
Overdubbed At – Blank Tape Studios
Overdubbed At – Bill Schnee Studios
Mixed At – Right Track Recording
Mixed At – Larrabee Sound Studios
Mixed At – Bill Schnee Studios
Mixed At – The Sound Suite Detroit
Mixed At – Blank Tape Studios