1984 Michael Johnson – Lifetime Guarantee

Lifetime Guarantee is the eighth album by Michael Johnson, released in 1984 on EMI.

Michael Jay Johnson (August 8, 1944 – July 25, 2017) was an American pop, country, and folk singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for his 1978 hit song “Bluer Than Blue”. He charted four hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and nine more on Hot Country Songs, including two Number One country hits in 1986’s “Give Me Wings” and “The Moon Is Still Over Her Shoulder”. He also co-wrote “Cain’s Blood”, the debut single of 1990s country group 4 Runner.

Tracks

1  There’s A Love (JP Pennington) 3:33
2  If You Can’t Feel Love (Jeremy Lubbock; Chris Montan) 4:13
3  Lifetime Guarantee (Chris Montan) 3:48
4  We Can Live On Love (Baby You’re Just Like Me) (Jan Buckingham; Mark Gray) 3:24
5  I’m Gone (Eric Kaz; Wendy Waldman) 4:55
6  Q.T. (Randy Goodrum) 3:07
7  Temptation (Randy Goodrum) 3:16
8  Who’s That Look In Your Eye (Tom Brasfield; Robert Byrne) 4:05
9  City Of The Angels (Bill Withers) 4:16
10  I Still Love You (Nathan Bell; Craig Brickhardt) 2:52

Media

Musicians

1 There’s A Love

BassWayne Pedzwater
DrumsAndy Newmark
GuitarNick Moroch
Acoustic GuitarNick Moroch
Fender RhodesRob Mounsey
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
SynthesizerRandy Waldman
ProgrammingRob Mounsey
PercussionRay Bardani
Background VocalsGordon Grody
Background VocalsKurt Yaghjian
VocalsMichael Johnson


2 If You Can’t Feel Love

DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
Drums (programming)Jeremy Lubbock
Fender RhodesJeremy Lubbock
SynthesizerJeremy Lubbock
SaxDave Boroff
PercussionSteve Forman
Background VocalsMarc Piscitelli
Background VocalsNick Uhrig
VocalsMichael Johnson


3 Lifetime Guarantee

BassRoscoe Beck
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarGeorge Sopuch
GuitarMichael Johnson
Fender RhodesChris Montan
PianoJai Winding
SynthesizerChris Montan
SynthesizerJeremy Lubbock
PercussionSteve Forman
Background VocalsChris Montan


4 We Can Live On Love (Baby You’re Just Like Me)

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarNick Moroch
Fender RhodesRob Mounsey
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
SynthesizerJeremy Lubbock
PercussionTed Moore
Background VocalsDiane Tidwell
Background VocalsLisa Silver
Background VocalsSherilyn Huffman
VocalsMichael Johnson


5 I’m Gone

BassNeil Jason
Drums (programming)Michael Colina
GuitarMichael Johnson
Fender RhodesMichael Colina
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
SaxDavid Sanborn
Background VocalsDiane Tidwell
Background VocalsLisa Silver
Background VocalsSherilyn Huffman
VocalsMichael Johnson


6 Q.T.

BassNeil Jason
DrumsAndy Newmark
GuitarNick Moroch
Fender RhodesRandy Goodrum
SynthesizerRandy Goodrum
PercussionRay Bardani
VocalsMichael Johnson


7 Temptation

BassMarcus Miller
Drums (programming)Randy Goodrum
GuitarMichael Johnson
Fender RhodesRandy Goodrum
PercussionRay Bardani
Background VocalsKacey Cisyk
Background VocalsVivian Cherry
VocalsMichael Johnson


8 Who’s That Look In Your Eye

DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarMichael Johnson
Acoustic GuitarNick Moroch
Fender RhodesRob Mounsey
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
SynthesizerMichael Colina
SaxDavid Sanborn
PercussionTed Moore
Background VocalsLani Groves
Background VocalsUllanda McCullough
VocalsMichael Johnson


9 City Of The Angels

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarNick Moroch
Fender RhodesRichard Tee
PianoRichard Tee
SynthesizerMichael Colina
PercussionMichael Johnson
PercussionRay Bardani
Background VocalsDiane Tidwell
Background VocalsKacey Cisyk
Background VocalsLisa Silver
Background VocalsSherilyn Huffman
Background VocalsVivian Cherry
VocalsMichael Johnson


10 I Still Love You

BassWayne Pedzwater
DrumsBuddy Williams
GuitarNick Moroch
GuitarMichael Johnson
PianoRob Mounsey
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
PercussionRay Bardani
PercussionTed Moore
VocalsMichael Johnson

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael Colina, Ray Bardani (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – Jeremy Lubbock (Tracks 2, 3)
Mixed By – Ian Eales (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Mixed By – Ray Bardani (Tracks 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Recorded By – Ray Bardani, Ian Eales

Art Direction – Henry Marquez
Cover Art (Front) – Lou Reach
Cover Art (Back) – SCott Hensel
Design – Amy Nagasawa

Recorded At Garden Rake Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Recorded At Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood, CA