1988 Gary Wright – Who I Am

Who I Am is the 11th album by Gary Wright.  It was released In 1988 on A&M-distributed Cypress Records.

Among the album’s contributors were Western musicians such as Harrison, White and Keltner, a group of South Indian percussionists, and Indian classical violinists L. Subramaniam and L. Shankar. The previous year, Wright had contributed to Harrison’s album Cloud Nine (1987), for which he co-wrote “That’s What It Takes” with Harrison and Jeff Lynne, and played keyboards on songs such as “When We Was Fab”. One of the tracks from Who I Am, “Blind Alley”, was used in the 1988 horror film Spellbinder.

Tracks

1  Who I Am (Gary Wright) 5:19
2  Voices (Tom Keane; Gary Wright; John Lang) 6:37
3  Love Is On The Line (Steve Porcaro; Gary Wright) 3:36
4  Take A Look (Greg Prestopino; Gary Wright) 4:45
5  Blind Alley (Gary Wright) 4:55
6  Sad Eyes (Gary Wright) 6:33
7  Prey Of Your Love (Gary Wright) 5:57
8  (I Don’t Wanna) Hold Back (Gary Wright) 4:13
9  It Ain’t Right (John Lang; Gary Wright) 3:50
10  Rose (Gary Wright) 4:06

Media

Musicians

1 Who I Am

BassJimmy Haslip
GuitarSteve Farris
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
KeyboardsGary Wright
ViolinLakshminarayana Subramaniam
PercussionMidrangam
PercussionTichur Mohan
PercussionSubash Chandran
PercussionTH Vinayakram
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
VocalsGary Wright


2 Voices

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsAlan White
Guitar (solo)Michael Thompson
GuitarSteve Farris
KeyboardsJohn Andrew Schreiner
KeyboardsGary Wright
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
VocalsLakshmi Shankar
VocalsGary Wright


3 Love Is On The Line

BassJimmy Haslip
DrumsTerry Bozzio
GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
KeyboardsGary Wright
PercussionTavil Haridwaramangalam
PercussionAK Palanivel
PercussionGhatam
PercussionTH Vinayakram
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsMyrna Matthews
VocalsGary Wright


4 Take A Look

GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
KeyboardsGary Wright
ProgrammingWyn Davis
ProgrammingGary Wright
Background VocalsGreg Prestopino
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
VocalsGary Wright


5 Blind Alley

DrumsTerry Bozzio
Guitar (solo)Michael Thompson
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
GuitarSteve Farris
KeyboardsGary Wright
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsMyrna Matthews
VocalsGary Wright


6 Sad Eyes

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsTerry Bozzio
GuitarSteve Farris
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
GottuvadyamRavi Kiran
KeyboardsBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsGary Wright
ViolinLakshminarayana Subramaniam
VocalsLakshmi Shankar
VocalsGary Wright


7 Prey Of Your Love

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsAlan White
GuitarSteve Farris
KeyboardsAlan Pasqua
KeyboardsGary Wright
PianoAlan Pasqua
PercussionMike Fisher
VocalsGary Wright


8 (I Don’t Wanna) Hold Back

BassJimmy Johnson
Drums (programming)Terry Bozzio
Guitar (solo)George Harrison
GuitarSteve Farris
GuitarBruce Gaitsch
KeyboardsGary Wright
Background VocalsMindy Lee
VocalsGary Wright


9 It Ain’t Right

DrumsTerry Bozzio
GuitarMichael Thompson
KeyboardsGary Wright
HarmonicaChris Smith


10 Rose

KeyboardsGary Wright
PianoGary Wright
VocalsGary Wright

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Wright, Wyn Davis
Production Coordinator – Lori Nafshun
Arranged By )Indian Percussion) – Lakshminarayana Subramaniam
Conductor )Indian Percussion) – Lakshminarayana Subramaniam
Engineer – Wyn Davis
Engineer (Assistant) – Mike Ross, Franz Pusch, Ron Kurz, Eddie Ashworth, Chris Steed

Recorded at Ocean Way Studios, Los Angeles
Recorded at Powerplay Studios, Maur, Switzerland
Recorded at High Wave Studios, Palos Verde
Recorded at Total Access Recording, Redondo Beach
Mixed at Total Access Recording
Mastered at K-Disc
Record Company – Cypress Entertainment, Inc.
Distributed By – A&M Records, Inc.
Glass Mastered At – DADC

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