1991 The Isley Brothers – Tracks Of Life

Isley Brothers 1991Tracks of Life is the 26th album released by The Isley Brothers on Warner Bros. Records on May 26, 1992.

The first album in nearly a decade to include younger brothers Ernie and Marvin backing up brother Ronald, the album scored two more R&B hits with “Whatever Turns You On” and “Sensitive Lover”. It would be the group’s last studio recording for Warner Bros.

Tracks

1  Get My Licks In (Angela Winbush; Ernie Isley; Ronald Isley) 04:16
2  No Axe To Grind (Angela Winbush; Ernie Isley; Ronald Isley) 05:14
3  Searching For A Miracle (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley) 04:57
4  Sensitive Lover (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley) 06:03
5  Bedroom Eyes (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley; Leon Ware) 05:37
6  Lost In Your Love (Ronald Isley; Gene McFadden; James McKinney) 06:28
7  Whatever Turns You On (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley) 05:16
8  Morning Love (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley) 05:28
9  Dedicate This Song (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley) 05:26
10  Red Hot (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley) 06:25
11  Koolin’ Out (Roman Johnson; Sekou Bunch) 04:39
12  Brazilian Wedding Song (Angela Winbush; Gilson Peranzetta; Ivan Lins) 03:48
13  I’ll Be There 4 U (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley; Ernie Isley) 05:20
14  Turn On The Demon (Angela Winbush; Ronald Isley; Ernie Isley) 05:31

Media

Musicians

1 Get My Licks In

Drums (programming)Roman Johnson
Drums (programming)Eugene Stashuk
Drums (programming)Ernie Isley
GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerRoman Johnson
SynthesizerEugene Stashuk
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionRoman Johnson
PercussionEugene Stashuk
PercussionErnie Isley


2 No Axe To Grind

DrumsErnie Isley
Drums (programming)Eugene Stashuk
KeyboardsEugene Stashuk
SynthesizerEugene Stashuk
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
SynthesizerRoman Johnson
GuitarErnie Isley
PercussionErnie Isley


3 Searching For A Miracle

Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionAngela Winbush


4 Sensitive Lover

BassNathan East
Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
Background VocalsAngela Winbush


5 Bedroom Eyes

Drums (programming)Leon Ware
Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionLeon Ware
Background VocalsAngela Winbush


6 Lost In Your Love

Drums (programming)Roman Johnson
Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
GuitarJames Macon
SynthesizerRoman Johnson
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionAngela Winbush
Background VocalsAngela Winbush


7 Whatever Turns You On

BassSekou Bunch
Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionAngela Winbush


8 Morning Love

Drums (programming)Roman Johnson
Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
SynthesizerRoman Johnson
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionAngela Winbush


9 Dedicate This Song

Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
Drums (programming)Roman Johnson
GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
SynthesizerRoman Johnson


10 Red Hot

Drums (programming)Roman Johnson
Drums (programming)Angela Winbush
GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerRoman Johnson
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
PercussionRoman Johnson
Background VocalsAngela Winbush


11 Koolin’ Out

BassSekou Bunch
Drums (programming)Roman Johnson
GuitarJames Macon
SynthesizerRoman Johnson
Background VocalsAngela Winbush
Background VocalsChristy Black
Background VocalsLisa Taylor


12 Brazilian Wedding Song

Drums (programming)Bruce Swedien
Drums (programming)Quincy Jones
Acoustic GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerDavid Paich
SynthesizerSteve Porcaro
SynthesizerQuincy Jones
SynthesizerHerbie Hancock
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
SynthesizerAngela Winbush
SynthesizerIan Underwood
Background VocalsSarah Vaughan
Background VocalsTake 6


13 I’ll Be There 4 U

BassMarvin Isley
Drums (programming)Eugene Stashuk
GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerEugene Stashuk
SynthesizerAngela Winbush


14 Turn On The Demon

BassMarvin Isley
Drums (programming)Eugene Stashuk
Drums (programming)Ernie Isley
GuitarErnie Isley
SynthesizerEugene Stashuk
SynthesizerErnie Isley

Liner Notes

Producer – Ronald Isley, Angela Winbush (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)
Producer – Ernie Isley (Tracks 1, 2, 13, 14)
Producer – Marvin Isley (Tracks 1, 13, 14)
Co-producer – Sekou Bunch, Roman Johnson (Track 11)
Producer (Executive) – Benny Medina
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Greg Phillinganes (Track 12)
Arranged By (Vocal) – Angela Winbush (Track 1)
Arranged By (Vocal) – Ronald Isley (Track 2)
Arranged By (Vocal) – Mark Kibble (Track 12)
Engineer – Reginald Dozier (Tracks 1, 2 ,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14)
Engineer – Gene Stashuk, Mitch Gibson (Tracks 1, 2, 13, 14)
Engineer – Conley Abrams (Tracks 4, 7, 11)
Engineer – Angela Winbush (Track 11)
Engineer – Bruce Swedien (Track 12)
Engineer (Assistant) – Chris Olivas (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13)
Engineer (Assistant) – Ross Donaldson (Tracks 4, 7, 9, 10)
Engineer (Assistant) – Milton Chan (Tracks 11)
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Mixed By – Angela Winbush (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14)
Mixed By – Mitch Gibson (Tracks 1, 2, 13, 14)
Mixed By – Reginald Dozier (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Mixed By – Conley Abrams (Track 11)

Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering
Mixed At Encore Studios
Mixed At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Encore Studios
Recorded At Ameraycan Studios
Recorded At Apostrophe Studios
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Skip Saylor Recording
Recorded At Galaxy Sound Studios
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Copyright (c) Warner Bros. Records Inc