1983 June Pointer – Baby Sister

Baby Sister is the debut solo album by June Pointer, released in 1983

June Antoinette Pointer (November 30, 1953 – April 11, 2006) was an American Pop/R&B singer, best known as the youngest and one of the founding members of Grammy Award–winning vocal group The Pointer Sisters.

Tracks

1  Ready For Some Action (Norman Whitfield) 5:55
2  I Will Understand (Ben Elliott; Burt Conrad; John Barnes) 4:26
3  To You, My Love (Tom Bahler) 4:19
4  New Love, True Love (Anita Pointer; June Pointer; Trevor Lawrence) 4:13
5  I’m Ready For Love (Brian Holland; Lamont Dozier; Edward Holland) 3:56
6  You Can Do It (Ben Weisman; Evie Sands; Richard Germinaro) 4:27
7  Always (David Batteau; Richard Calhoun; Scott Shelley) 3:47
8  My Blues Have Gone (Kim Beacon) 4:20
9  Don’t Mess With Bill (William Robinson Jr) 1:49

Media

Musicians

1 Ready For Some Action

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarHowie Rice
GuitarGeorge Doering
GuitarTim May
Fender RhodesJohn Barnes
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
SynthesizerMichael Nash
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMerry Clayton
VocalsJune Pointer


2 I Will Understand

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarGeorge Doering
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerDerek Nakamoto
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
PercussionDan Marfisi
Background VocalsMarva Holcolm
VocalsJune Pointer


3 To You, My Love

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerIan Underwood
ProgrammingMichael Boddicker
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJames Ingram
Background VocalsPhil Perry
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsJune Pointer


4 New Love, True Love

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerEd Walsh
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
ProgrammingMichael Boddicker
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAnita Pointer
Background VocalsClydene Jackson
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsRuth Pointer
VocalsJune Pointer


5 I’m Ready For Love

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarGeorge Doering
GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
SynthesizerEd Walsh
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SaxTrevor Lawrence
Background VocalsAnita Pointer
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsLisa Roberts
Background VocalsRuth Pointer
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsJune Pointer


6 You Can Do It

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
ReedsGary Herbig
ReedsJim Horn
TromboneDick Hyde
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsLisa Roberts
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsJune Pointer


7 Always

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarIra Newborn
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
ProgrammingMichael Boddicker
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJames Ingram
Background VocalsPhil Perry
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
Background VocalsRuth Pointer
VocalsJune Pointer


8 My Blues Have Gone

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
Guitar (solo)Lee Ritenour
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
SynthesizerEd Walsh
ReedsGary Herbig
ReedsJim Horn
TromboneDick Hyde
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsJune Pointer


9 Don’t Mess With Bill

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarTim May
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
OrganWilliam Smith
ReedsGary Herbig
ReedsJim Horn
TromboneDick Hyde
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetGary Grant
VibesVictor Feldman
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAnita Pointer
Background VocalsClydene Jackson
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsRuth Pointer
VocalsJune Pointer

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Perry
Producer – Norman Whitfield (Track 1)
Co-producer – John Barnes (Track 2)
Arranged By – John Barnes (Track 2)
Arranged By (Strings) – Gene Page (Tracks 1, 5)
Arranged By (Horns, Woodwinds) – Trevor Lawrence (Track 3)
Arranged By (Horns) – Trevor Lawrence (Tracks 6, 8, 9)
Coordinator (Music) – Eddie Choran
Coordinator (Production) – Bradford Rosenberger, Susan Epstein
Engineer (Assistant) – David DuBow, Michael Brooks, Stuart Furusho
Engineer (Recording, Remix) – Gabe Veltri
Engineer (Remix) – Bill Schnee, Humberto Gatica
Engineer (Second) – Bobby Gerber
Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
Technician – Peggy Sandvig

Art Direction, Design – John Kosh
Photography By – Dick Zimmerman

Recorded At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Larrabee Sound Studios
Mixed At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Mastered At – Precision Lacquer
Manufactured By – RCA Records
Distributed By – RCA Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Planet Records
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