1980 Donna Washington ‎– For The Sake Of Love

For The Sake Of Love is the first album (out of three) by Donna Washington, released in 1980 on Capitol Records.


1  First Things First (Brian Smith, Don Daniels, John Springer) 6:12
2  Coming In For A Landing (Lamont Dozier) 3:31
3  I’ll Let Nothing Separate Us (Don Daniels, John Springer) 3:32
4  Innocent (Don Daniels, John Springer, Thomas Beard) 5:14
5  Didn’t You Know (C Williams, S O’Neil, John Springer) 5:00
6  Much More Than Friends (Allee Willis, Robert Wright) 3:59
7  If You Leave Me Now (Peter Cetera) 4:32
8  For The Sake Of Love (Don Daniels, John Springer) 5:17


Bass Nathan East
Bass Nathan Watts
Drums Ed Greene
Drums James Gadson
Drums Leon Chancler
Guitar Wah Wah Watson
Guitar David T Walker
Keyboards Patrice Rushen
Keyboards Sonny Burke
Keyboards John Barnes
Keyboards John Springer
Piano John Barnes
Piano John Springer
Horns Don Myrick
Horns Gerry Hof
Sax Pete Christlieb
Harp Stella Castelucci
Percussion Harvey Mason Sr
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Background Vocals Alex Brown
Background Vocals Alfie Silas
Background Vocals Carolyn Dennis
Background Vocals Francine Howard
Background Vocals La Carol Jackson
Background Vocals Mortonette Jenkins
Background Vocals Petsye Powell
Background Vocals Phyllis St. James
Background Vocals Valerie Doby
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Background Vocals Vonciele Faggett
Vocals Donna Washington

Liner Notes

Producer – Cecil Hale, Don Daniels
Producer (Executive) – Cecil Hale
Arranged By – Benjamin Wright (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6)
Arranged By – Richard Egizi (Tracks 4, 7, 8)
Arranged By – Tom Tom 84 (Track 5)
Arranged By (Backing Vocals) – Benjamin Wright, John Springer
Concertmaster (Strings) – Charles Veal Jr., Harry Bluestone, Janice Gower
Engineer – Barney Perkins, Charles Faris, Don Wershba, Frank Kejmar, Hank Cicalo, Michael Barbiero, Paul Ring, Rick Perrotta, Steve Hodge
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction – Roy Kohara
Design – Roland Young
Photography – Frank Baptie

Recorded At Capitol Studios
Recorded At Crimson Sounds
Recorded At Golden Sounds
Recorded At MCA Whitney
Recorded At Media Sounds (NY)
Recorded At Westlake Audio and Allen Zentz
Mastered At A&M Studios
Phonographic Copyright Capitol Records Inc
Copyright Capitol Records Inc