1984 Roby Duke – Come Let Us Reason

Roby Duke (December 6, 1956 – December 26, 2007) was a contemporary Christian musician and songwriter from Greenwood, Mississippi. He was noted for his blues-inflected vocal style and rhythmic “thumping” acoustic guitar playing.

Roby Duke has released 5 albums. His solo debut album originally released under the label named MCA / Songbird, USA, which was established as the Contemporary Christian Music label distributed by MCA.

After closing Songbird label, Roby continued to release 4 albums: “Come Let Us The Reason” (1984), “Blue Eyed Soul” (1986), “Down To Business” (1989) and “Bridge Divine”(1994) ) with Ocean Records, USA. Among his albums, 1st album “Not The Same” (this album) is said to be masterpiece albums among AOR/Westcoast Pop Music freaks.


1  Come Let Us Reason (Roby Duke) 3:41
2  All Lost (Bill North) 3:31
3  I\’m Persuades (Roby Duke) 3:44
4  Watching For You (Bill North) 3:58
5  Fight The Fight (Roby Duke; John Andrew Schreiner) 3:15
6  Win Or Lose (Roby Duke) 4:00
7  Here I Am (Roby Duke) 3:49
8  Closer To You (Roby Duke) 3:14
9  Lay It Down (Roby Duke) 3:39
10  There Is Just One Way (Roby Duke) 3:34



BassNathan East
BassJohn Patitucci
DrumsBob Wilson
Drums (programming)Roby Duke
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarWayne Brasel
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
KeyboardsJohn Schreiner
SynthesizerLarry Williams
SynthesizerRoby Duke
SaxLarry Williams
Background VocalsKelly Willard
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsSteve George
VocalsRoby Duke

Liner Notes

Producer – Win Kutz
Co-producer (Associate Producer) – Roby Duke
Producer (Executive) – Freddie Piro
Arranged By – Harlan Rogers, John Andrew Schreiner, Roby Duke
Arranged By (String Arragements) – Harlan Rogers
Engineer – Win Kutz
Coordinator (Production) – Teri Piro
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Ford, Todd Van Etten
Engineer (Technical) – Tom Ferguson

Art Direction – Dan Lienart
Photography By – David Randle

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Good News Records
Copyright (c) – Good News Records
Distributed By – Word, Inc.
Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co.
Lacquer Cut At – Sheffield Lab Matrix
Mixed At – Mama Jo\’s
Recorded At – Mama Jo\’s