1987 Donna Summer – All Systems Go

All Systems Go is the thirteenth studio album by Donna Summer. It was released on September 15, 1987; it would be her final release on Geffen Records, which had been Summer’s label since 1980. There were two single released in the US, “Dinner with Gershwin” and “Only the Fool Survives”. The title cut, “All Systems Go” was released as single in the UK.

Tracks

1  All Systems Go (Donna Summer; Harold Faltermeyer) 4:14
2  Bad Reputation (Donna Summer; Joe Ericksen; Peter Bunetta) 4:15
3  Love Shock (Harold Faltermeyer) 4:18
4  Jeremy (Harold Faltermeyer; Andy Slavik; Hannes Treiber; Pit Floss) 4:40
5  Only The Fool Survives (Donna Summer; Bruce Sudano; Harold Faltermeyer; John Bettis; Michael Omartian; Virgil Weber) 4:43
6  Dinner With Gershwin (Brenda Russell) 4:40
7  Fascination (David Tyson; Eddie Schwartz) 4:31
8  Voices Cryin’ Out (Harold Faltermeyer) 5:20
9  Thinkin’ Bout My Baby (Donna Summer; Jeff Lams; Keith Nelson) 6:20

Media

Musicians

1 All Systems Go

GuitarWesley Plass
KeyboardsHarold Faltermeyer
ProgrammingHarold Faltermeyer
VocalsDonna Summer


2 Bad Reputation

Bass (synthesizer)Peter Bunetta
Drums (programming)Peter Bunetta
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxMarc Russo
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsDara Bernard
Background VocalsMary Gaines-Bernard
Background VocalsMaxayn Lewis
VocalsDonna Summer


3 Love Shock

GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsHarold Faltermeyer
ProgrammingHarold Faltermeyer
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsEdie Lehmann
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
Background VocalsJon Joyce
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
Background VocalsSusan Boyd
VocalsDonna Summer


4 Jeremy

GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsHarold Faltermeyer
ProgrammingHarold Faltermeyer
Background VocalsEdie Lehmann
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
Background VocalsJohn Batdorf
Background VocalsJon Joyce
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
Background VocalsSusan Boyd
VocalsDonna Summer


5 Only The Fool Survives

GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsHarold Faltermeyer
ProgrammingHarold Faltermeyer
VocalsMickey Thomas
VocalsDonna Summer


6 Dinner With Gershwin

BassLarry Klein
Drums (programming)Steve Lindsey
GuitarDonald Griffin
ClavinetHowie Rice
ProgrammingLarry Klein
ClavinetStanley Clarke
ClarinetGary Herbig
PianoSteve Lindsey
SynthesizerSteve Lindsey
SynthesizerBrenda Russell
PercussionCollyer Spreen
PercussionTerral Santiel
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsBunny Hull
Background VocalsJoe Turano
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
VocalsDonna Summer


7 Fascination

GuitarEddie Schwartz
KeyboardsDavid Tyson
KeyboardsHarold Faltermeyer
ProgrammingHarold Faltermeyer
Background VocalsDavid Tyson
Background VocalsJim Haas
Background VocalsJoe Pizzulo
Background VocalsJon Joyce
VocalsDonna Summer


8 Voices Cryin’ Out

GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsHarold Faltermeyer
ProgrammingHarold Faltermeyer
Background VocalsEdie Lehmann
Background VocalsGeorge Merrill
Background VocalsJohn Batdorf
Background VocalsJon Joyce
Background VocalsSiedah Garrett
Background VocalsSusan Boyd
VocalsDonna Summer


9 Thinkin’ Bout My Baby

BassKeith Nelson
DrumsPaul Bahn
GuitarRandy Mitchell
KeyboardsJeff Lams
SynthesizerBill Elliot
ProgrammingBill Elliot
SaxWarren Ham
PercussionAlex Acuna
Background VocalsAdrian Gaines
Background VocalsDara Bernard
Background VocalsGene Miller
Background VocalsMari Falcone
Background VocalsMary Gaines-Bernard
Background VocalsMaxayn Lewis
VocalsDonna Summer

Liner Notes

Producer – Harold Faltermeyer (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)
Producer – Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff (Track 2)
Producer – Richard Perry (Track 6)
Producer – Donna Summer, Keith Nelson, Jeff Lams (Track 9)
Producer (Associate) – Brenda Russell (Track 6)
Producer (Executive) – Susan Munao
Co-producer (Associate Producer) – Brenda Russell (Track 6)
Coordinator (Production Coordinator) – Larry Fishman (Track 6)
Arranged By – Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff (Track 2)
Arranged By – Bill Elliott (Track 9)
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen (Track 6)
Mixed By – Harold Faltermeyer, Uli Rudolf (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9)
Mixed By – Glen Holguin, Jim Tract (Track 6)
Engineer – Brian Reeves(Tracks 1, 3, 5)
Engineer – Dave Concors (Tracks 1, 5, 7)
Engineer – Pit Floss, Wesley Plass (Track 1)
Engineer – Paul Lani, Daren Klein (Track 2)
Engineer – Uli Rudolf (Tracks 3, 4, 7, 8)
Engineer – Glen Holguin (Track 6)
Engineer – Larry Ferguson (Track 9)
Engineer (Additional) – Steve Peck (Track 6)
Engineer (Second Engineer) – Ken Felton, Kraig Miller, Scott Maddox (Track 6)

Art Direction, Design – Janet Levinson
Photography By, Illustration – Tony Viramontes

Copyright (c) – The David Geffen Company
Phonographic Copyright (p) – The David Geffen Company
Recorded At – Oasis Recording Studios
Recorded At – Union Studios, Munich
Recorded At – Conway Studios
Recorded At – One On One Studios
Recorded At – Musicland Studios
Recorded At – Red Deer Studios
Recorded At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Soundcastle
Mastered At – Precision Lacquer
Mastered At – Sheffield Lab Matrix
Pressed By – Allied Record Company
Pressed By – Allied Record Company
Record Company – Geffen Records
Manufactured By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.