1991 Gladys Knight – Good Woman

Good Woman is the third solo album by Gladys Knight, released in 1991, released on MCA.

Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the “Empress of Soul”, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner,[3] Knight is known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which also included her brother Merald “Bubba” Knight and cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.

 

Tracks

1  Men (Attala Zane Giles; Cornelius Mims; Gladys Knight) 4:44
2  Meet Me In The Middle (James Wilson; Gladys Knight) 4:42
3  This Is Love (Bobby Cavanes; Howie Rice; Ramsey Embick; Ronee Martin) 5:24
4  Where Would I Be (Jud Friedman; Karin Rybar) 4:50
5  Superwoman (Daryl Simmons; LA Reid; BabyFace) 6:21
6  Give Me A Chance (Bernard Wright; Cindy Cruse; Tim Miner) 5:21
7  Good Woman (Attala Zane Giles; Gladys Knight) 4:54
8  If You Only Knew (Attala Zane Giles; Gladys Knight; Kevin Dorsey) 4:56
9  Mister Love (Attala Zane Giles; Gladys Knight) 3:47
10  Waiting On You (Attala Zane Giles; Gladys Knight) 4:55
11  In This Life 4:08

Media

Musicians

1 Men

All InstrumentsAttala Zane Giles
All InstrumentsCornelius Mims
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsPattie Howard
Background VocalsVonciele Faggett
VocalsGladys Knight


2 Meet Me In The Middle

BassRobert Kelly
DrumsRobert Kelly
KeyboardsRobert Kelly
Background VocalsBubba Knight
Background VocalsJames Wilson
ProgrammingAlan Tatum
VocalsGladys Knight


3 This Is Love

Drums (programming)Howie Rice
Drums (synthesizer)Ramsey Embick
KeyboardsBobby Cavanes
KeyboardsHowie Rice
KeyboardsRamsey Embick
SynthesizerBobby Cavanes
SynthesizerHowie Rice
SynthesizerRamsey Embick
Background VocalsAlex Brown
Background VocalsCarol Dennis
Background VocalsDorian Holley
Background VocalsLouil Silas Jr
Background VocalsMortonette Jenkins
VocalsGladys Knight


4 Where Would I Be

BassNathan East
DrumsRicky Lawson
KeyboardsVernon Fails
PianoGreg Phillinganes
SynthesizerMark Nilan
ProgrammingMark Nilan
SaxDavid McMurray
Background VocalsAngel Rogers
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsValerie Pinkston
VocalsGladys Knight


5 Superwoman

BassAl Turner
DrumsMichael Williams
GuitarMichael J Powell
KeyboardsVernon Fails
ProgrammingDavid Ward
PercussionMichael J Powell
Background VocalsDionne Warwick
Background VocalsKelley Connelly
Background VocalsPatti LaBelle
Background VocalsVonciele Faggett
VocalsGladys Knight


6 Give Me A Chance

PianoGreg Phillinganes
Background VocalsJames Wilson
Background VocalsPhineas Newborn III
VocalsDavid Peaston
VocalsGladys Knight


7 Good Woman

All InstrumentsAttala Zane Giles
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsAttala Zane Giles
Background VocalsPattie Howard
Background VocalsVonciele Faggett
VocalsGladys Knight


8 If You Only Knew

Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsAttala Zane Giles
Background VocalsPattie Howard
Background VocalsVonciele Faggett
VocalsGladys Knight


9 Mister Love

All InstrumentsAttala Zane Giles
VocalsGladys Knight


10 Waiting On You

All InstrumentsAttala Zane Giles
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsPattie Howard
Background VocalsVesta Williams
Background VocalsVonciele Faggett
VocalsGladys Knight

Liner Notes

Producer – Attala Zane Giles (Tracks 1, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – James Wilson (Tracks 2, 6)
Producer – Howie Rice (Track 3)
Producer – Michael J Powell (Tracks 4, 5)
Co-producer – Gladys Knight (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Co-producer (Associate Producer) – George Duke (Track 3)
Producer (Executive) – Barry Hankerson, Gladys Knight, Jimmy Newman
Coordinator (Production) – Tweed And Tominaga (Tracks 4, 5)
Arranged By – James Wilson (Track 6)
Arranged By (Additional Background & Vocal) – Alex Brown (Track 3)
Arranged By (Backing Vocals) – Howie Rice (Track 3)
Arranged By (Background) – Gladys Knight (Tracks 7, 10)
Engineer (Mixing) – Victor Flores (Track 6)
Arranged By (Remix) – Robert Kelly (Track 2)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Attala Zane Giles (Tracks 1, 7, 9, 10)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Cornelius Mims (Track 1)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Michael J Powell, Vernon Fails (Track 5)
Arranged By (Rhythm, Background) – Attala Zane Giles (Track 8)
Arranged By (Strings) – Paul Riser (Track 4)
Arranged By (Strings) – Eddie Fluellen (Track 9)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Attala Zane Giles, Gladys Knight (Track 1)
Engineer (Assistant) – Pat MacDougall (Track 1)
Engineer (Assistant) – Milton Chan (Track 4)
Engineer (Recording) – Gregory Barnett, Terry Bland (Track 2)
Engineer (Recording) (Assistant) – Milton Chan, Paul D Allen (Track 5)
Engineer (Remix) – Brian Malouf (Track 1)
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Barney Perkins, Michael J. Powell (Tracks 1, 4)
Mixed By – Attala Zane Giles (Track 1)
Mixed By, Remix – Tom Lord-Alge (Track 2)
Mixed By – Erik Zobler (Track 3)
Mixed By – Louil Silas Jr (Track 6)
Mixed By – Elliott Peters (Tracks 7, 8, 9, 10)
Recorded By – Robert Macias (Tracks 1, 7, 8, 9)
Recorded By – Ramsey Embick (Track 3)
Recorded By – Barney Perkins, David Ward (Track 4)
Recorded By – David Ward (Track 5)
Recorded By – Danny Clay Williams, Scott Baris, Scott Weatherspoon (Track 6)
Recorded By – Frank Clark (Tracks 7, 10)
Recorded By – Dave Rideau (Track 10)
Recorded By (Acoustic Piano, Vocals) – Barney Perkins (Track 5)
Recorded By (Additional) – Michael Grace (Track 5)
Recorded By (Lead Vocals & Additional Backgrounds) – Richard Wells (Track 2)

Art Direction – Vartan
Design – September
Photography By (Cover) – Matthew Rolston
Photography By (Inside) – Randee St Nicholas

Distributed By – Uni Distribution Corp.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Institute Of Groove Reseach
Remixed At – Enterprise Studios
Recorded At – Studio 56
Recorded At – M’Bila Studios
Recorded At – 2560 Studios
Recorded At – Howie Sound
Recorded At – Encore Studios
Recorded At – Vanguard Studios, Detroit, Michigan
Recorded At – Soundworks West
Recorded At – Studio 2810
Recorded At – Paramount Studios
Recorded At – The Sound Suite Detroit
Mixed At – Encore Studios
Mixed At – Conway Studios
Mixed At – Larrabee Sound Studios
Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering