1978 High Inergy – Steppin’ Out

Steppin’ Out was the second album by the group High Inergy. It was released on Motown’s Gordy label in 1978.

The album spawned the hit single “Lovin’ Fever” which climbed the R&B Charts in 1978.


1  Lovin’ Fever (Marilyn McLeod; Pam Sawyer) 03:20
2  Hi ! (Barbara Mitchell; Vernessa Mitchell) 02:42
3  You Captured My Heart (Al Willis; Troy Laws) 03:25
4  Didn’t Wanna Tell You (William Bickelhaupt) 03:45
5  Everytime I See You I Go Wild (Henry Cosby; Stevie Wonder; Sylvia Moy) 03:34
6  Fly Little Blackbird (Al Willis) 04:59
7  Beware (Al Willis; Gwen Gordy Fuqua) 03:25
8  We Are The Future (Friendly Womack; Jimmy Holiday; Mel Bolton; Troy Laws) 03:42
9  Peaceland (Barbara Mitchell; Michelle Martin; Vernessa Mitchell) 03:21



BassDavid Shields
BassGreg Middleton
BassScott Edwards
BassJames Jamerson Sr
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarCharles Fearing
GuitarDave Pruitt
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarMel Bolton
KeyboardsCharles Creath
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsKenneth Lupper
KeyboardsSonny Burke
KeyboardsSylvester Rivers
KeyboardsWilliam Bickelhaupt
SaxBill Green
SaxErnie Fields Jr
SaxJohn Stephens
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneRay Jackson
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetNolan Smith
TrumpetOscar Brashear
VibraphoneGary Coleman
PercussionKing Errisson
PercussionEddie Brown
VocalsBarbara Mitchell
VocalsLinda Howard
VocalsMichelle Rumph
VocalsVernessa Mitchell

Liner Notes

Producer – Kent Washburn
Producer – Al Willis (Tracks 3, 5, 6, 7)
Producer – William Bickelhaupt (Track 4)
Producer – Gwen Joyce Fuller, Mel Bolton (Track 8)
Producer (Assistant) – Troy Laws
Arranged By – Sylvester Rivers (Tracks 1, 3, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Wade Marcus (Tracks 2, 9)
Arranged By – Al Willis (Tracks 3, 5, 6)
Arranged By – William Bickelhaupt (Tracks 3, 4, 5)
Arranged By – Mel Bolton, Rene Hall (Track 8)
Contractor (Strings) – Ernie Fields Jr
Engineer – Roger Dollarhide
Engineer (Assistant) – Peter Haden
Mastered By – John Golden

Artwork – Norm Ung
Photography By – Jim Shea

Recorded At – Paramount Recording Studios
Mixed At – Paramount Recording Studios
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation