1985 Howard Smith – Totally Committed

Totally Committed is an album by former member of  The California Raisins Howard Smith, released in 1985 on Light Records.

Tracks

1  Perfect Love (Carvin Winans; Debbie Winans) 05:01
2  We Are One (Percy Bady) 04:02
3  I Wanna Get To Know You (Marvin Winans) 05:00
4  Give Your Love Away (Howard Smith; John Black) 03:50
5  What A World It Would Be (Per-Eric Halin) 03:51
6  Clean (Benjamin Winans) 04:46
7  I Will Remember (Benjamin Winans) 04:39
8  Why Not Love (Howard Smith; Marvin Winans) 05:15
9  Totally Committed (Howard Smith; Debbie McClendon; Scott V Smith) 05:15

Media

Musicians

1 Perfect Love

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarDean Parks
PianoHarlan Rogers
SynthesizerMichael Ruff
PercussionAlex Acuna
PercussionBill Maxwell
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsLinda Green
VocalsHoward Smith


2 We Are One

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarJames Harrah
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
SynthesizerMichael Ruff
PercussionAlex Acuna
PercussionBill Maxwell
VocalsHoward Smith


3 I Wanna Get To Know You

BassAndrew Gouche
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
SynthesizerMichael Ruff
PercussionAlex Acuna
PercussionBill Maxwell
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsLinda McCrary
Background VocalsKathy Hazzard
VocalsHoward Smith


4 Give Your Love Away

DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarDean Parks
ProgrammingRhett Lawrence
SynthesizerRhett Lawrence
EWISteve Tavaglione
VocalsHoward Smith


5 What A World It Would Be

BassAndrew Gouche
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarJames Harrah
Fender RhodesHarlan Rogers
SynthesizerMichael Ruff
PercussionAlex Acuna
PercussionBill Maxwell
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
VocalsKristle Murden-Edwards
VocalsHoward Smith


6 Clean

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarHoward Smith
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
PercussionAlex Acuna


7 I Will Remember

BassAndrew Gouche
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarJames Harrah
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsKathy Hazzard
Background VocalsLinda Green
Background VocalsRobin Smith
Background VocalsBarton Smith
VocalsHoward Smith


8 Why Not Love

Drums (Linn)Scott V Smith
Drums (Linn)Bill Maxwell
GuitarDean Parks
SynthesizerRhett Lawrence
ProgrammingRhett Lawrence
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsPhil Perry
VocalsHoward Smith


9 Totally Committed

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarJames Harrah
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
PianoMichael Ruff
SaxSteve Tavaglione
PercussionAlex Acuna
PercussionBill Maxwell
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
VocalsHoward Smith

Liner Notes

Producer – Bill Maxwell
Arrangements (Rhythm) – Scott V Smith
Arrangements (Rhythm) – Dean Parks, Bill Maxwell (Track 3)
Arrangements (Synthesizer) – Scott V Smith (Tracks 3, 8)
Engineer – Win Kutz, Joe Bellamy, Matt Warnick, Bill Maxwell, Hal Sacks, Christophe Banninger, Jonathan David Brown, Christophe Banninger
Engineer (Second) – Todd Van Etten, Mark Ettel
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Mixed At Mama Jo’s, North Hollywood
Mixed At Ocean Way Recording Studio, Hollywood
Recorded At Monterey Studio
Recorded At Glendale, CA
Recorded At Peace In The Valley, Arleta, CA