1975 Vernon Burch – I’ll Be Your Sunshine

I’ll Be Your Sunshine is the first solo album by Vernon Burch, released in 1975.

Vernon Darrell Burch (born 1955) is an American R&B/soul singer and guitarist. In 1975 Burch signed to United Artists, where he released his debut album, I’ll Be Your Sunshine. Later he moved to Columbia Records and then Chocolate City Records, which was distributed by Casablanca Records and Filmworks. He later recorded for Spector.

Tracks

1  Loving You Gets Better With Time (Vernon Burch; Jeffrey Marmelzat; Spencer Proffer) 03:32
2  Ain’t Gonna Tell Nobody (Vernon Burch) 02:34
3  Dreamin’ (Vernon Burch) 05:10
4  Frame Of Mind (Vernon Burch) 03:29
5  I’ll Be Your Sunshine (Vernon Burch) 02:56
6  Sit, Sigh And Wonder Why (Vernon Burch) 03:00
7  And You Call That Love (Vernon Burch) 04:00
8  Give Love A Try (Vernon Burch) 03:53
9  Changes (Vernon Burch) 06:05

Media

Musicians

BassPhil Kelsey
GuitarVernon Burch
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsKim Carnes
Background VocalsSusaye Greene Brown
VocalsVernon Burch

Other Musicians

1 Loving You Gets Better With Time

DrumsEd Greene
KeyboardsJoe Sample
CongasJoe Clayton


2 Ain’t Gonna Tell Nobody

DrumsAlvin Hunter
KeyboardsReggie Andrews


3 Dreamin’

DrumsAlvin Hunter
KeyboardsReggie Andrews


4 Frame Of Mind

DrumsEd Greene
KeyboardsJoe Sample
CongasJoe Clayton


5 I’ll Be Your Sunshine

DrumsMichael Moore
KeyboardsReggie Andrews


6 Sit, Sigh And Wonder Why

DrumsMichael Moore
KeyboardsReggie Andrews


7 And You Call That Love

DrumsMichael Moore
KeyboardsReggie Andrews


8 Give Love A Try

DrumsMichael Moore
KeyboardsReggie Andrews


9 Changes

DrumsEd Greene
KeyboardsJoe Sample
ClarinetJohn Rotella
SaxPlas Johnson
TromboneLew McCreary
TrumpetOllie Mitchell

Liner Notes

Producer – Vernon Burch
Producer – Denny Diante, Spencer Proffer (Tracks 1, 4, 9)
Producer – Tom Wilson (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Producer (Associate) – Denny Diante (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Co-producer – Spencer Proffer (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Producer (Executive)– Tom Wilson (Tracks 1, 4, 9)
Arranged By – Vernon Burch
Arranged By – Jimmie Haskell (Tracks 1, 4, 9)
Arranged By – H.B. Barnum (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By (Backing Vocals) – Susaye Greene
Engineer – Frank Byron Clark, Ron Malo

Design – Bob Cato
Photography – Doug Metzler, Bob Cato

Mastered At Artisan Sound Recorders
Recorded At Angel City Sound
Recorded At Devonshire Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc