1986 George Duke – George Duke

George Duke is the 21st album by George Duke, released in 1986.

Tracks

1  Broken Glass (George Duke) 4:20
2  I Just Want To Be In Your Life (George Duke) 4:25
3  Good Friend (George Duke) 4:14
4  So Mean To Me (George Duke) 4:05
5  Stand With Your Man (George Duke) 5:17
6  Island Girl (George Duke) 4:42
7  King For A Day (Steve Harvey) 4:22
8  The Morning, You & Love (George Duke) 4:01
9  I Can Make It Better (Robert Brookins; Tony Haynes) 4:42
10  African Violet (George Duke) 3:55

Musicians

Drums (Linn) George Duke
Keyboards George Duke
Piano George Duke
Synthesizer George Duke

Other Musicians

1 Broken Glass

Guitar Kevin Chokan


2 I Just Want To Be In Your Life

Background Vocals Josie James
Background Vocals Lynn Davis


3 Good Friend

Bass Byron Miller
Drums Leon Chancler
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Sitar Paul Jackson Jr
Background Vocals Carl Carwell
Background Vocals Josie James
Background Vocals Lynn Davis
Vocals Jeffrey Osborne
Vocals Stephanie Mills
Vocals Irene Cara
Vocals Joyce Kennedy
Vocals Kenny Loggins
Vocals George Duke
Vocals Deniece Williams


4 So Mean To Me

Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Vocals Lynn Davis
Vocals Shirley Jones
Vocals Stephanie Phillips


5 Stand With Your Man

Bass Byron Miller
Drums Leon Chancler
Guitar Charles Johnson
Rap Byron Miller
Rap Carl Carwell
Rap George Duke
Rap Josie James
Rap Leon Chancler
Rap Lynn Davis
Rap Napolean Brock
Rap Nigel Martinez
Rap Swee D Cox


6 Island Girl

Guitar Kevin Chokan


7 King For A Day

Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Background Vocals Carl Carwell
Background Vocals George Merrill
Background Vocals George Duke
Background Vocals Robert Brookins
Vocals Howard Hewett


8 The Morning, You & Love

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Mike Landau
Acoustic Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Background Vocals Carl Carwell
Background Vocals James Ingram
Vocals Sue Ann Carwell
Vocals George Duke


9 I Can Make It Better

Drums Leon Chancler
Guitar Kevin Chokan
Synthesizer Robert Brookins
Background Vocals Dianne Reeves
Background Vocals Carl Carwell
Background Vocals Josie James
Background Vocals Lynn Davis
Background Vocals Robert Brookins
Vocals Sue Ann Carwell
Vocals Robert Brookins


10 African Violet

Drums Leon Chancler
Guitar Lee Ritenour

Liner Notes

Producer – George Duke
Creative Director – Hale Milgrim
Engineer (Additional) – Mitch Gibson
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Ellis Jay, Ivaat Etom (Track 1)
Mixed By – Tommy Vicari (Tracks 2, 4)
Mixed By – Mick Guzauski (Tracks 3, 8, 10)
Mixed By – Erik Zobler (Tracks 6, 7, 9)
Recorded By – Erik Zobler (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Recorded By – Tommy Vicari (Tracks 2, 4)
Recorded By – Tom Perry (Track 2)
Recorder – Gary Foster (Tracks 8)
Remix – Ellis Jay (Track 1)

Art Direction – Bob Defrin
Design – Carol Bobolts
Photography – Bobby Holland

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Copyright Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records