1989 Eddie Murphy – So Happy

So Happy is the second musical studio album by American comedian and singer, Eddie Murphy. The album was released on March 29, 1989, on Columbia Records and was produced by Murphy, Nile Rodgers and Larry Blackmon. It was not a critical or commercial success, but still managed to reach #70 on the Billboard 200 and #22 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Two singles were released: “Put Your Mouth on Me”, which made it to #2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, and “Till the Money’s Gone”, which only made it to #75 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks. Put your Mouth on Me also squeaked into the top 40 in August 1989

Tracks

1  Put Your Mouth On Me (Eddie Murphy; Jeffrey Cohen; Narada Michael Walden) 04:03
2  Till The Money’s Gone (Nile Rodgers) 05:15
3  I Got It (Nile Rodgers) 04:08
4  So Happy (David Allen Jones; Eddie Murphy) 04:26
5  Bubble Hill (David Allen Jones; Eddie Murphy) 06:17
6  With All I Know (Eddie Murphy; Trenten Gumbs) 04:04
7  Pretty Please (Eddie Murphy) 03:42
8  Love Moans (David Allen Jones; Eddie Murphy) 05:13
9  Let’s Get With It (Eddie Murphy; Larry Blackmon; Merv De Peyer) 05:04
10  Tonight (Dwight Dukes) 05:37

Musicians

1 Put Your Mouth On Me

Bass (synthesizer)Randy Jackson
DrumsNarada Michael Walden
GuitarVernon Black
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
KeyboardsEric Daniels
SynthesizerRen Klyce
ProgrammingBob Smith
TambourineGreg Gonaway
Background VocalsClaytoven Richardson
VocalsEddie Murphy


2 Till The Money’s Gone

Bass (synthesizer)Walter Afanasieff
Drums (programming)Walter Afanasieff
GuitarNile Rodgers
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingRen Klyce
HornWalter Afanasieff
SnareNarada Michael Walden
PercussionNarada Michael Walden
Background VocalsRandy Jackson
Background VocalsSkyler Jett
VocalsEddie Murphy


3 I Got It

GuitarNile Rodgers
ProgrammingAndres Levin
ProgrammingKevin Jones
ProgrammingPhilippe Saisse
ProgrammingRichard Hilton
Background VocalsAlfa Anderson
Background VocalsReginald Brisbon
Background VocalsChristopher Max
Background VocalsNile Rodgers
VocalsEddie Murphy


4 So Happy

BassNeil Stubenhaus
Drums (programming)David Allen Jones
GuitarMarty Walsh
KeyboardsAaron Zigman
VocalsEddie Murphy


5 Bubble Hill

Drums (programming)Carmen Rizzo
Drums (programming)Eddie Murphy
Background VocalsJohnny Gill
KeyboardsEddie Murphy
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
Background VocalsDavid Allen Jones
VocalsEddie Murphy


6 With All I Know

BassLanar Brantley
DrumsDavid Allen Jones
GuitarPaul Pesco
KeyboardsDavid Allen Jones
KeyboardsEddie Murphy
Background VocalsAudrey Wheeler
Background VocalsCindy Mizelle
VocalsEddie Murphy


7 Pretty Please

BassLanar Brantley
GuitarPaul Pesco
KeyboardsDavid Allen Jones
KeyboardsEddie Murphy
Background VocalsAudrey Wheeler
Background VocalsCindy Mizelle
VocalsEddie Murphy


8 Love Moans

All InstrumentsDavid Allen Jones
Background VocalsDavid Allen Jones
Background VocalsStacy McDonald
VocalsEddie Murphy


9 Let’s Get With It

GuitarCharlie Singleton
KeyboardsKevin Kendrick
KeyboardsMerv De Peyer
ProgrammingKevin Kendrick
ProgrammingMerv De Peyer
ProgrammingSammy Merendino
SaxChip McNeill
Background VocalsLarry Blackmon
Background VocalsTomi Jenkins
VocalsEddie Murphy


10 Tonight

GuitarCharlie Singleton
KeyboardsKevin Kendrick
KeyboardsMerv De Peyer
ProgrammingKevin Kendrick
ProgrammingMerv De Peyer
ProgrammingSammy Merendino
SaxChip McNeill
Background VocalsLarry Blackmon
Background VocalsTomi Jenkins
VocalsEddie Murphy

Liner Notes

Producer – Narada Michael Walden (Tracks 1, 2)
Producer – Nile Rodgers (Track 3)
Producer – David Allen Jones, Eddie Murphy (Tracks 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Producer – Larry Blackmon (Tracks 9, 10)
Co-producer – Walter Afanasieff (Track 2)
Producer (Executive) – Cecil Holmes
Arranged By – Narada Michael Walden (Track 1)
Arranged By – David Allen Jones (Tracks 4, 5, 6, 8)
Engineer (Second) – Edward Brooks, Paul Angelli (Track 3)
Engineer (Second, Mixing) – Shawn Stoblo (Track 4)
Engineer (Second, Recording) – Mark Hermann (Track 8)
Engineer (Additional) – Brad Sundberg (Track 1)
Engineer (Additional) – David Frazer (Track 2)
Engineer (Assistant) – Dana Jon Chappelle (Track 1)
Engineer (Assistant) – Elliott Peters, Michael Strick (Tracks 9, 10)
Engineer (Mixing) – David Rideau (Track 4)
Mixed By – David Frazer (Tracks 1, 2)
Mixed By – Tom Durack (Track 3)
Mixed By – Eddie Garcia (Track 5)
Mixed By – Dave Rideau (Track 8)
Recorded By – David Frazer (Track 1)
Recorded By – Dana Jon Chappelle (Track 2)
Recorded By – Knut Bøhn (Track 3)
Recorded By – Daniel Lazerus, Steven Strassman (Track 4)
Recorded By – Carmen Rizzo, Dennis Mitchell (Track 5)
Recorded By – Eddie Garcia (Tracks 6, 7)
Recorded By – Jay Mark, Ralph Sutton (Track 8)
Recorded By – Barney Perkins (Tracks 9, 10)

Art Direction – Tony Sellari
Photography – Bonnie Schiffman

Mixed At Tarpan Studios
Mixed At Westlake Studios
Mixed At Ameraycan Studios
Mixed At John Barnes Productions
Mixed At Encore Studios
Mixed At International Studios
Recorded At Tarpan Studios
Recorded At Westlake Studios
Recorded At Skyline Studios
Recorded At Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At Amigo Studios
Recorded At Ameraycan Studios
Recorded At SNS Recordings
Recorded At Soundworks, New York
Recorded At Right Track Recording
Recorded At Compass Point Studios
Recorded At John Barnes Productions
Recorded At Encore Studios
Recorded At International Studios
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