1979 Leon Ware – Inside Is Love

Inside Is Love is the third album by Leon Ware, released in 1979 on Fabulous.

Leon Ware (February 16, 1940 – February 23, 2017) was an American songwriter, producer, composer, and singer. Besides a solo career as a performer, Ware was best known for producing hits for other artists including Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Maxwell, Minnie Riperton and Marvin Gaye, co-producing the latter’s album, I Want You.

Tracks

1  What’s Your Name (Leon Ware) 04:13
2  Inside Is Love (Leon Ware; Minnie Riperton; Richard Rudolph) 04:35
3  Love Is A Simple Thing (Marcos Valle; Robert Lamm) 03:04
4  Small Cafe (Leon Ware; Ron Roker) 03:45
5  Club Sashay (Leon Ware; Melissa Manchester) 03:30
6  Try It Out (Allee Willis; Leon Ware) 03:58
7  Love Will Run Away (Elkie Brooks; Leon Ware) 04:38
8  On The Island (Adrienne Anderson; Leon Ware) 04:31
9  Hungry (Adrienne Anderson; David Blumberg; Leon Ware) 03:52

Media

Musicians

1 What’s Your Name

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsDeborah Thomas
VocalsLeon Ware


2 Inside Is Love

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsLeon Ware


3 Love Is A Simple Thing
4 Small Cafe

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
SaxPlas Johnson
VocalsLeon Ware


5 Club Sashay

BassFrank McDonah
DrumsGraham Jarvis
Electric PianoLeon Ware
GuitarChris Roe
PianoCriss Hall
VocalsLeon Ware


6 Try It Out

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
SaxPlas Johnson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsLeon Ware


7 Love Will Run Away

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsLeon Ware


8 On The Island

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
SaxPlas Johnson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsLeon Ware


9 Hungry

BassEddie Watkins Jr
BassScott Lipsker
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJeff Holman
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarBruce Fisher
GuitarKevin Moore
Electric PianoSonny Burke
Electric PianoMichael King
PianoMichael King
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerPete Robinson
PercussionHolden Raphael
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsLeon Ware

Liner Notes

Producer – Leon Ware
Producer – Ron Roker (Track 4)
Arranged By – David Blumberg (Tracks 1, 5, 7, 8, 9)
Arranged By – Gene Page (Tracks 2, 3)
Arranged By – Sonny Burke (Tracks 4, 6)
Engineer (Assistant) – Jane Clark, Ron Garrett, Ross Pallone
Engineer (Mix) – Cal Harris
Engineer (Recording) – George Sloan

Art Direction – Mike Doud
Photography By – Jeffrey Scales

Manufactured By Toshiba EMI Ltd
Produced For Leon Ware Productions
Phonographic Copyright (p) Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At Black Orpheus Studio
Recorded At A&M Studios
Mixed At Motown Recording Studios