1977 Rita Coolidge – Anytime… Anywhere

Anytime…Anywhere is the sixth album by Rita Coolidge released in 1977 on the A&M Records label. The album is her most successful, reaching #6 on the Billboard 200 and having been certified platinum (over 1 million U.S. copies sold). The album spawned three Billboard top twenty hits; a cover of Boz Scaggs’ “We’re All Alone” (#7), a cover of The Temptations’ “The Way You Do The Things You Do” (#20), and the album’s biggest hit, “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher” (#2), a remake of Jackie Wilson’s “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher”.


(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher (Paul Smith; Gary Jackson; Raynard Miner; Billy Davis) 4:01
2  The Way You Do The Things You Do (Smokey Robinson; Robert Rogers) 3:37
We’re All Alone (Boz Scaggs) 3:40
4  I Feel The Burden (Being Lifted Off My Shoulders) (Glen Clark) 2:51
5  I Don’t Want To Talk About It (Danny Whitten) 3:46
6  Words (Barry Gibb; Robin Gibb; Maurice Gibb) 3:25
7  Good Times (Sam Cooke) 2:45
8  Who’s To Bless And Who’s To Blame (Kris Kristofferson) 3:39
9  Southern Lady (Michael Hazlewood) 3:32
10  The Hungry Years (Neil Sedaka; Howard Greenfield) 4:22


BassLeland Sklar
DrumsMike Baird
DrumsSammy Creason
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarJerry McGee
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
KeyboardsMike Utley
PianoMike Utley
SynthesizerMike Utley
HarpGayle Levant
PercussionBobbye Hall
Background VocalsBooker T Jones
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsDanny Timms
Background VocalsKim Carnes
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
VocalsRita Coolidge

Liner Notes

Producer – David Anderle
Engineer – Kent Nebergall, Marty Lewis, Warren Dewey
Mastered By – Mike Reese

Art Direction – Roland Young
Design – Chuck Beeson
Photography By – Dick Zimmerman

Recorded At – Sunset Sound
Recorded At – A&M Studios
Recorded At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Mixed At – Sunset Sound
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab