1981 Phyllis Hyman – Can’t We Fall In Love Again

Can’t We Fall in Love Again? is the fifth album by American soul singer-songwriter Phyllis Hyman. It was released by Arista Records in 1981.

The original album was mainly produced by previous collaborator, Norman Connors, but Chuck Jackson was brought in to mix and complete most of the tracks and to produce the title track, when Connors dropped out.

Tracks

1  You Sure Look Good To Me (Brian Potter; Rick Conedera) 4:19
2  Don’t Tell Me, Tell Her (Doug James; Sandy Linzer) 4:18
3  I Ain’t Asking (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 4:02
4  Can’t We Fall In Love Again (John Lewis Parker; Peter Ivers) 5:17
5  The Love Too Good To Last (Burt Bacharach; Carole Bayer Sager; Peter Allen) 4:06
6  Tonight You And Me (Bruce Hawes; Peyton Scott) 3:45
7  The Sunshine In My Life (Larry Alexander; Phyllis Hyman) 4:27
8  Just Another Face In The Crowd (Dennis Caldirola; Joe Ericksen) 5:52

Media

Musicians

1 You Sure Look Good To Me

BassNathan East
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionChuck Jackson
PercussionTony Coleman


2 Don’t Tell Me, Tell Her

DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMarlo Henderson
Fender RhodesSonny Burke
PianoBobby Lyle
HornsGeorge Bohanon
PercussionMayra Casales
PercussionMunyungo Jackson
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


3 I Ain’t Asking

BassNathan East
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsBobby Lyle
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsSonny Burke
PercussionEddie Brown
PercussionMayra Casales
PercussionMunyungo Jackson
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJanet Wright
Background VocalsJean Carn
Background VocalsKrystal Davis


4 Can’t We Fall In Love Again

BassNathan East
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionChuck Jackson
PercussionTony Coleman
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters
VocalsMarlo Henderson


5 The Love Too Good To Last

BassEddie Watkins Jr
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsSonny Burke
HornsGeorge Bohanon
SaxGary Bartz
PercussionMelvin Webb
PercussionMunyungo Jackson
Background VocalsJanet Wright
Background VocalsJean Carn
Background VocalsKrystal Davis


6 Tonight You And Me

BassNathan East
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMarlo Henderson
PianoBobby Lyle
SynthesizerBobby Lyle
SynthesizerSonny Burke
Background VocalsJanet Wright
Background VocalsJean Carn
Background VocalsKrystal Davis


7 The Sunshine In My Life

BassEddie Watkins Jr
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsSonny Burke
HornsGeorge Bohanon
SaxGary Bartz
PercussionMelvin Webb
Background VocalsJanet Wright
Background VocalsJean Carn
Background VocalsKrystal Davis


8 Just Another Face In The Crowd

BassEddie Watkins Jr
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsBobby Lyle
KeyboardsSonny Burke
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters

Other Musicians

Background VocalsCheryl McWhorter
Background VocalsChuck Jackson
Background VocalsJames Ingram
Background VocalsNick Johnson
Background VocalsThe Jones Girls
Background VocalsTony Coleman
VocalsPhyllis Hyman

Liner Notes

Producer – Chuck Jackson (Tracks 1, 2, 4)
Producer – Norman Connors (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By – McKinley Jackson (Tracks 3, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Paul Riser (Track 8)
Arranged By (Background Vocals) – Chuck Jackson, Tony Coleman (Tracks 2, 4, 8)
Arranged By (Background Vocals) – Jean Carn (Tracks 3, 5, 6)
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey (Track 1)
Arranged By (Horns) – Johnny Pate (Track 4)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Tony Coleman (Track 1)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – McKinley Jackson (Track 2)
Arranged By (Rhythm & Back Vocals) – Chuck Jackson (Track 1)
Concertmaster – Davida Johnson (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)
Mixed By – Chuck Jackson, Frank Kejmar, Tony Coleman
Strings – Davida Johnson (Tracks 3, 5, 6, 7)

Art Direction – Donn Davenport
Design (Album) – Neal Pozner
Photography By – Kevin McDonald

Manufactured By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
Recorded At – MCA Whitney Recording Studios
Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios
Mixed At – MCA Whitney Recording Studios