1985 The Emotions – If I Only Knew

If I Only Knew is an album by The Emotions, released in 1985.

The Emotions are an American Grammy Award–winning soul/R&B vocal group from Chicago, Illinois. The group started out in Gospel but later delved into R&B and Soul. The Emotions were named by VH1 as one of the 18 most influential girl groups of all time.

Tracks

1  Supernatural (Crystal Wilson; Edwin Blackmon; Jamie Parish; Kenny Pickens; Wanda Vaughn) 04:34
2  The Good Times (Billy Osborne; Attala Zane Giles) 04:19
3  Miss Your Love (Jack Philpot; Wanda Vaughn) 05:06
4  If I Only Knew (What I Know Now) (Jon Lind; Larry John McNally) 04:28
5  Just A Girl In Love (Artis Phillips; Bob Staley; Joshua Weaver) 04:23
6  Shine Your Love On Me (Wanda Vaughn; Billy Osborne; Attala Zane Giles) 05:50
7  Giving You All I Got (Billy Osborne; Attala Zane Giles) 04:22
8  Closer To You (David Cochrane; Deborah Thomas) 04:10
9  Eternally (Billy Osborne; Attala Zane Giles) 04:42

Media

Musicians

1 Supernatural

BassGerald Brown
DrumsRicky Lawson
GuitarDennis Nelson
GuitarGreg Moore
KeyboardsWayne Vaughn
SynthesizerDan De Souza
SynthesizerWayne Vaughn
VocalsWanda Vaughn


2 The Good Times

BassBilly Osborne
Drums (Linn)Billy Osborne
Drums (Linn)Attala Zane Giles
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
KeyboardsBilly Osborne
SynthesizerBilly Osborne
PercussionSteve Reid
VocalsSheila Hutchinson Whitt


3 Miss Your Love

BassGerald Brown
DrumsRicky Lawson
GuitarDennis Nelson
GuitarGreg Moore
KeyboardsWayne Vaughn
SynthesizerWayne Vaughn
VocalsWanda Vaughn


4 If I Only Knew (What I Know Now)

SynthesizerBenjamin Wright
VocalsSheila Hutchinson Whitt


5 Just A Girl In Love

Drums (programming)Benjamin Wright
GuitarCharles Fearing
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsBenjamin Wright
PianoWayne Linsey
VocalsSheila Hutchinson Whitt


6 Shine Your Love On Me

BassAttala Zane Giles
Drums (Linn)Billy Osborne
Drums (Linn)Attala Zane Giles
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
KeyboardsBilly Osborne
SynthesizerBilly Osborne
SaxGerald Albright
VocalsWanda Vaughn


7 Giving You All I Got

BassAttala Zane Giles
Drums (Linn)Billy Osborne
Drums (Linn)Attala Zane Giles
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
KeyboardsBilly Osborne
SynthesizerBilly Osborne
PercussionSteve Reid
VocalsSheila Hutchinson Whitt


8 Closer To You

All InstrumentsDavid Cochrane
VocalsSheila Hutchinson Whitt


9 Eternally

BassAttala Zane Giles
Drums (Linn)Billy Osborne
Drums (Linn)Attala Zane Giles
GuitarAttala Zane Giles
KeyboardsBilly Osborne
SynthesizerBilly Osborne
PercussionSteve Reid
VocalsSheila Hutchinson Whitt

Liner Notes

Producer – W.W. Productions (Tracks 1, 3)
Producer – Billy Osborne, Attala Zane Giles (Tracks 2, 6, 7, 9)
Producer – Benjamin Wright (Tracks 4, 5)
Producer – David Cochrane, Lee Young (Track 8)
Arranged By – Wayne Vaughn (Tracks 1, 3)
Arranged By – Attala Zane Giles (Tracks 6, 7, 9)
Arranged By – David Cochrane, Deborah Thomas (Track 8)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Sheila Hutchinson (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 8)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Wanda Vaughn (Track 1)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Billy Osborne, Attala Zane Giles (Track 2)
Coordinator – Melinda Joyce Chatman
Engineer – Benjamin Wright (Tracks 4, 5)
Engineer – Robert Biles (Track 9)
Engineer (Recording) – Robert Biles (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7)
Engineer (Recording) – Steve Zaretsky (Tracks 3, 6, 7)
Engineer (Mixing) – Barney Perkins
Engineer (Mixing) – Robert Biles (Track 1)
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction – Johnny Lee
Design – Janet Levinson
Illustration – Ron Larson
Photography By – Ron Slenzak

Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, California
Mixed At Hollywood Sound Studios, Hollywood, California
Recorded At Ritesonian Recording Studios, Van Nuys, California