1982 Maxine Nightingale – It’s A Beautiful Thing

It’s A Beautiful Thing is the fifth album by Maxine Nightingale, released in 1982.

Maxine Nightingale (born 2 November 1952) is a British R&B and soul music singer. She is best known for her hits in the 1970s, with the million seller “Right Back Where We Started From” (1975, UK & 1976, U.S.), “Love Hit Me” (1977), and “Lead Me On” (1979).


1  Never Gonna Be Another One (Gary Goetzman; Mike Piccirillo) 06:37
2  So Right (Gary Goetzman; Mike Piccirillo) 03:49
3  Shakin’ Me Up (Deborah Ash; Michael Mugrage; Mike Campagna) 04:40
4  Turn To Me (Gary Scott; Lori Lieberman) 04:38
5  Stand Up For Your Heart (Jay Gruska; John Lang; Paul Gordon) 05:12
6  Anyone Who Had A Heart (Burt Bacharach; Hal David) 04:26
7  Give A Little Love (To Me) (Kenny Vaughn; Sam Brown III) 03:58
8  I Don’t Miss You At All (Barry Mann) 04:20



BassCornelius Mims
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarBob Bowles
GuitarCharles Fearing
GuitarChuck Pierce
Electric PianoLuis Cabaza
Electric PianoSam Brown III
PianoLuis Cabaza
PianoSam Brown III
SynthesizerLuis Cabaza
SynthesizerSonny Burke
VocalsMaxine Nightingale

Other Musicians

4 Turn To Me

VocalsJimmy Ruffin

Liner Notes

Producer – Sam Brown III
Arranged By – Sam Brown III
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey (Track 5)
Coordinator – Ann Grace, Ellen Silverstein
Conductor – Sam Brown III
Engineer – Steve Poulict
Engineer (Second) – Karvin Johnson, Paul Miller
Mastered By – Ron Lewter

Art Direction, Product Manager – Pat Means
Design – Diem Jones
Photography By – Olivier Ferrand

Produced For – Git Down Brown Productions
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Highrise Entertainment Co.
Copyright (c) – Highrise Entertainment Co.
Recorded At – Mom & Pop’s Company Store
Recorded At – KSR Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA
Mastered At – JVC Cutting Center