1987 Jennifer Holliday – Get Close To My Love

Get Close to My Love is the third album by soul singer and stage star Jennifer Holliday, released in 1987. Its only single, “Heart on the Line”, reached number 48 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart.

Tracks

1  New At It (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 4:54
2  He Ain’t Special (He’s Just The One I Love) (David Pack; Michael McDonald) 4:04
3  Get Close To My Love (Cliff Dawson) 4:56
4  Read It In My Eyes (Dean Pitchford; Tom Snow) 4:43
5  Ain’t It Just Like Love (Clif Magness; Mark Muller) 3:49
6  Heart On The Line (Alan Glass; Preston Glass) 4:34
7  I Never Thought I’d Fall In Love Again (Pat Hunt; Ron Cohen) 3:38
8  Givin’ Up (Clyde Wilson; Herbert Ross) 8:21

Media

Musicians

1 New At It

BassNeil Stubenhaus
Drums (programming)David Crawford
Drums (programming)Jouette Bosticks
Drums (programming)Larry Robertson
Drums (programming)Rene Moore
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
SamplerRaymond Jones
VocalsJennifer Holliday


2 He Ain’t Special (He’s Just The One I Love)

DrumsGeorge Perilli
KeyboardsMichael McDonald
SynthesizerMichael McDonald
ProgrammingScott Plunkett
VocalsJennifer Holliday


3 Get Close To My Love

Drums (programming)Alan Glass
Drums (programming)Preston Glass
GuitarAlan Glass
KeyboardsPreston Glass
SaxKenny G.
VocalsJennifer Holliday


4 Read It In My Eyes

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
SaxKenny G.
Background VocalsStephanie James
VocalsJennifer Holliday


5 Ain’t It Just Like Love

GuitarIra Siegel
ProgrammingMarcus Miller
ProgrammingRhett Lawrence
VocalsJennifer Holliday


6 Heart On The Line

Drums (programming)Alan Glass
Drums (programming)Preston Glass
KeyboardsPreston Glass
PianoFrank Martin
VocalsJennifer Holliday


7 I Never Thought I’d Fall In Love Again

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarIra Siegel
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
VocalsJennifer Holliday


8 Givin’ Up

BassFrancisco Centeno
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDavid Spinozza
PianoRichard Tee
SaxErnie Watts
VocalsJennifer Holliday

Liner Notes

Producer – Jennifer Holliday (Track 1)
Producer – René Moore (Track 1)
Producer – David Pack, Michael McDonald (Track 2)
Producer – Alan Glass, Preston Glass (Tracks 3, 6)
Producer – Tommy Lipuma (Tracks 4, 5, 7, 8)
Producer – Marcus Miller (Track 5)
Producer (Executive) – Jennifer Holliday
Arranged By – Jennifer Holliday (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Larry Williams (Track 2)
Arranged By – David Pack, Michael McDonald (Track 2)
Arranged By – Alan Glass (Track 3)
Arranged By – Robbie Buchanan (Tracks 4, 7)
Arranged By – Bill Eaton (Track 8)
Coordinator – Ivy Skoff (Track 2)
Coordinator – Rosemary DiMinno (Tracks 5, 7, 8)
Coordinator (Production) – Rosemary Diminno (Track 1)
Engineer – Dan Garcia, Ed Sanders, Frank Wolf, Harry Maslin, Jimmy Preziosi, John Van Nest, Ricky Wilson, Stephen Krause (Track 1)
Engineer – Ross Pallone (Track 2)
Engineer – Maureen Droney (Tracks 3, 6)
Engineer – Erik Zobler (Track 4)
Engineer – Eric Calvi (Track 5)
Engineer (Assistant) – Mike Kloster (Track 1)
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Stephen Shelton (Track 1)
Mixed By – Ross Pallone (Track 2)
Mixed By – Maureen Droney (Tracks 3, 6)
Mixed By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 4, 7, 8)
Mixed By – Eric Calvi (Track 5)
Recorded By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 4, 7)
Recorded By – Erik Zobler (Track 7)
Recorded By – Al Schmitt, Eric Calvi, Jay Messina (Track 8)

Art Direction, Design – Gabrielle Raumberger
Design Concept – Jennifer Holliday
Photography By – Alexa Garbarino

Phonographic Copyright (p) – The David Geffen Company
Mixed At – Sunset Recording Studios
Mixed At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
Mixed At – Ocean Way Recording
Mixed At – The Plant Recording Studios
Mixed At – Bill Schnee Studios
Mixed At – Sound Works Recording Studio
Recorded At – Sunset Sound
Recorded At – The Bunny Hop
Recorded At – Image Recording Studios
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At – Dilling Studios
Recorded At – The Plant Recording Studios
Recorded At – Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At – RPM Studios
Recorded At – Power Station
Recorded At – Clinton Recording Studio