1981 Tanya Tucker – Should I Do It

Should I Do It is the 12th album by Tanya Tucker. The highest ranking single, the title song, “Should I Do It,” rose to the #50 position on the Billboard Country Singles chart. (The Pointer Sisters reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 with the song in 1982.) The other single to break into the Top 100 was the #83 “Rodeo Girls.” The album peaked at #48 on the Country Albums chart. Emmylou Harris provides backing vocals on “Stormy Weather.”

Tracks

1  Should I Do It (Martine Layng) 2:51
2  Stormy Weather (Leo Sayer; Tom Snow) 3:27
3  Halfway To Heaven (Steve Goldstein; Guy Francis Peritore; Robert Evan Getter) 2:57
4  You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me (Pino Donaggio; Vito Pallavicini; Simon Napier-Bell; Vicki Wickham) 2:36
5  Heartache No. 3 (Joe Rainey) 2:03
6  Rodeo Girls (Tanya Tucker; Joe Rainey) 3:18
7  I Oughta’ Let Go (Troy Seals; Steve Diamond; Eddie Setser) 2:52
8  Lucky Enough For Two (Henry Gaffney) 4:10
9  We’re Playing Games Again (Richard Kerr; Troy Seals) 3:32
1 0 Shoulder To Shoulder  (Henry Gaffney) 3:21

Media

Musicians

1 Should I Do It

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarLee Ritenour
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoJai Winding
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
HornsJim Horn
HornsJerry Hey
HornsChuck Findley
HornsAndrew Love
HornsJames Mitchell
Background VocalsRon Hicklin
Background VocalsJohn Bahler
Background VocalsDebbie Hall
Background VocalsJerry Whitman
Background VocalsGene Morford
Background VocalsSandie Hall Brooks
VocalsTanya Tucker


2 Stormy Weather

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLee Ritenour
Steel GuitarJay Dee Maness
KeyboardsJai Winding
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
AccordionNick DeCaro
Background VocalsEmmylou Harris
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
VocalsTanya Tucker


3 Halfway To Heaven

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoJai Winding
Background VocalsEmmylou Harris
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
VocalsTanya Tucker


4 You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarLee Ritenour
Steel GuitarJay Dee Maness
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoJai Winding
VocalsTanya Tucker


5 Heartache No. 3

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoJai Winding
Background VocalsEmmylou Harris
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
VocalsTanya Tucker


6 Rodeo Girls

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
Slide GuitarJerry Swallow
Steel GuitarJay Dee Maness
PianoJai Winding
VocalsTanya Tucker


7 I Oughta’ Let Go

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
PianoJai Winding
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
HornsChuck Findley
HornsJerry Hey
HornsJim Horn
HornsAndrew Love
HornsJames Mitchell
Background VocalsRon Hicklin
Background VocalsJohn Bahler
Background VocalsDebbie Hall
Background VocalsJerry Whitman
Background VocalsSandie Hall Brooks
VocalsTanya Tucker


8 Lucky Enough For Two

BassLeland Sklar
PianoJai Winding
GuitarLee Ritenour
Steel GuitarJay Dee Maness
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett


9 We’re Playing Games Again

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRick Shlosser
Guitar (solo)Lee Ritenour
GuitarDean Parks
Steel GuitarJay Dee Maness
PianoJai Winding
Background VocalsRon Hicklin
Background VocalsJohn Bahler
Background VocalsSandie Hall Brooks
Background VocalsDebbie Hall
Background VocalsJerry Whitman
VocalsTanya Tucker


10 Shoulder To Shoulder

BassBill McCubbin
DrumsSteve Turner
PianoLarry Muhoberac
GuitarFred Tackett
VocalsGlen Campbell
VocalsTanya Tucker

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Klein
Arranged By – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By – Jai Winding (Tracks 3, 6)
Arranged By (Background Vocals) – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 1, 7)
Arranged By (Horns) – Jim Horn(Tracks 1, 7)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Jai Winding (Tracks 1, 7)
Concertmaster – Harry Bluestone (Tracks 8, 9)
Engineer – John Arrias
Engineer (Assistant) – Chip Orlando
Mastered By – Mike Reese

Photography – Brian McLaughlin

Mastered at Mastering Lab
Recorded art Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA