1983 Jeffrey Osborne – Stay With Me Tonight

Stay With Me Tonight is the second album from Jeffrey Osborne, released in 1983 on A&M Records.

The album reached #25 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and #3 on the R&B album chart. The title track, “Stay with Me Tonight” charted at #4 on the R&B Singles Chart in 1983. The other three singles, “Don’t You Get So Mad,” “We’re Going All the Way” and “Plane Love” also reached #3, #16, and #10 on the R&B chart respectively.

Tracks

1  Don’t You Get So Mad (Don Freeman; Jeffrey Osborne; Michael Sembello) 03:51
2  We’re Going All The Way (Barry Mann; Cynthia Weill) 04:19
3  Stay With Me Tonight (Raymond Jones) 04:58
4  Greatest Love Affair (Jeffrey Osborne; Sam Dees) 05:09
5  Plane Love (David Wolinski) 04:02
6  Other Side Of The Coin (Carlos Vega; Don Freeman; Jeffrey Osborne) 03:42
7  I’ll Make Believe (Geoffrey Leib; Jeffrey Osborne) 05:12
8  When Are You Comin’ Back? (Don Freeman; Jeffrey Osborne; John McGhee) 04:09
9  Forever Mine (George Duke; Jeffrey Osborne; Leon Ware) 05:23
10 Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right (Geoffrey Leib; Jeffrey Osborne) 04:44

Media

Musicians

1 Don’t You Get So Mad

DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarMichael Sembello
Fender RhodesDon Freeman
PianoDon Freeman
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsLynn Davis
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


2 We’re Going All The Way

BassHenry Davis
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarMichael Sembello
Fender RhodesGeorge Duke
PianoGeorge Duke
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
TimpaniEmil Richards
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


3 Stay With Me Tonight

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsSteve Ferrone
Drums (programming)John Gilston
Guitar (solo)Brian May
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoRaymond Jones
SynthesizerRaymond Jones
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


4 Greatest Love Affair

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarMichael Sembello
PianoGeorge Duke
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


5 Plane Love

Drums (Linn)Roger Linn
GuitarMichael Sembello
SynthesizerDavid Wolinski
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


6 Other Side Of The Coin

BassNathan Watts
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
ClavinetGeorge Duke
SynthesizerDon Freeman
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


7 I’ll Make Believe

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarMichael Sembello
Acoustic GuitarEarl Klugh
Fender RhodesGeorge Duke
PianoGeorge Duke
Background VocalsPortia Griffin
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


8 When Are You Comin’ Back?

DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarJohn McGhee
Mini MoogDon Freeman
SynthesizerDon Freeman
SaxLarry Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


9 Forever Mine

Drums (Linn)George Duke
Drums (Linn)Jeffrey Osborne
Drums (Linn)Leon Ware
Acoustic GuitarEarl Klugh
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
Fender RhodesGeorge Duke
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJosie James
VocalsJeffrey Osborne


10 Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right

BassLouis Johnson
DrumsSteve Ferrone
Guitar (solo)Brian May
GuitarDavid Williams
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
VocalsJeffrey Osborne

Liner Notes

Producer – George Duke
Producer (Assistant) – Cheryl R Brown
Arranged By (Horns) – George Duke, Jeffrey Osborne (Tracks 1, 8)
Arranged By (Horns) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 9, 10)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – George Duke, Jeffrey Osborne
Arranged By (Strings) – George Del Barrio
Engineer – Tommy Vicari
Engineer (Additional) – Erik Zobler, Peter Chaikin
Engineer (Assistant) – David Egerton, Mitch Gibson,
Engineer (Assistant) – Barbara Rooney (Tracks 1, 4, 6, 7, 10)
Engineer (Assistant) – Matt Forger (Tracks 1, 5, 10)
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Schmidt (Tracks 2, 3, 6)
Engineer (Assistant) – Nick Spigel (Tracks 5, 6, 9)
Mastered By – Brian Gardner

Art Direction – Chuck Beeson, Lynn Robb
Design – Lynn Robb
Photography By – Lisa Powers

Mastered At Allen Zentz Mastering
Recorded At The Complex
Recorded At Lion Share Recording Studios
Recorded At Le Gonks West
Recorded At Westlake Audio
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At Soundcastle
Phonographic Copyright (p) A&M Records, Inc
Copyright (c) A&M Records, Inc