1978 Lonette McKee – Words & Music

Words And Music is the second solo album by Lonette McKee, released in 1978 on Warner Bros.

Lonette Rita McKee (born July 22, 1954) is an American film, television and theater actress, music composer, producer, songwriter, screenwriter and director. McKee is best known for her role as Sister Williams in the original 1976 musical-drama film Sparkle. McKee also had notable roles in such movies as The Cotton Club, Jungle Fever, ATL, and Honey.

 

Tracks

1  Sometimes (Lonette McKee) 04:55
2  Maybe There Are Reasons (Lonette McKee) 04:29
3  Blues (Lonette McKee) 05:09
4  Colors (Of The Love Of My Life) (Lonette McKee) 04:11
5  Train Tracks (Lonette McKee) 05:13
6  Delayed Reaction (Lonette McKee) 04:42
7  At Least I Had You One TIme (Lonette McKee) 04:29
8  Come To Me Softly (Lonette McKee) 04:54
9  I Wanna Be With You (Lonette McKee) 04:43

Media

Musicians

1 Sometimes

DrumsJames Gadson
Guitar (solo)Dennis Budimir
GuitarLee Ritenour
Electric PianoPatrice Rushen
PianoLonette McKee
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
VocalsLonette McKee


2 Maybe There Are Reasons

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
Guitar (solo)Dennis Budimir
GuitarLee Ritenour
Electric PianoPatrice Rushen
PianoLonette McKee
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
VocalsLonette McKee


3 Blues

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
Electric PianoLonette McKee
PianoPatrice Rushen
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
VocalsLonette McKee


4 Colors (Of The Love Of My Life)

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
Electric PianoLonette McKee
PianoPatrice Rushen
SaxFred Jackson
TromboneGarnett Brown
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetOscar Brashear
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
Background VocalsJohnny Pate
VocalsLonette McKee


5 Train Tracks

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLee Ritenour
ClavinetPatrice Rushen
Electric PianoPatrice Rushen
PianoLonette McKee
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
VocalsLonette McKee


6 Delayed Reaction

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
ClavinetPatrice Rushen
Electric PianoLarry Williams
PianoLonette McKee
SynthesizerPatrice Rushen
TromboneGarnett Brown
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
VocalsLonette McKee


7 At Least I Had You One Time

DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
Guitar (solo)Lee Ritenour
GuitarDennis Budimir
Electric PianoPatrice Rushen
PianoLonette McKee
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
Background VocalsJohnny Pate
VocalsLonette McKee


8 Come To Me Softly

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDennis Budimir
Acoustic GuitarLee Ritenour
Electric PianoPatrice Rushen
PianoLonette McKee
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
VocalsLonette McKee


9 I Wanna Be With You

BassScott Edwards
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
Electric PianoPatrice Rushen
PianoLonette McKee
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SaxFred Jackson
TromboneGarnett Brown
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetOscar Brashear
PercussionHarvey Mason Sr
PercussionMike Turner
Background VocalsPatrice Rushen
VocalsLonette McKee

Liner Notes

Producer – Johnny Pate, Lonette McKee
Arranged By – Johnny Pate
Concertmaster – Janice Gower (Tracks 7, 8)
Conductor – Johnny Pate
Engineer – Jo Hansch, Wayne Neuendorf
Engineer (Assistant) – Lenise Bent
Mastered By – Jo Hansch
Mixed By – Johnny Pate, Lonette McKee, Wayne Neuendorf

Art Direction – John Cabalka
Design – Brad Kanawyer
Photography By – Claude Mougin

Record Company – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Recorded At – The Village Recorder
Mixed At – The Village Recorder
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders