1981 Webster Lewis – Let Me Be The One

Let Me Be The One is the fifth solo album by Webster Lewis, released in 1981 on Epic. It hit on the U.S. R&B charts at #49  and U.S. Jazz charts at #22.

Webster Samuel Lewis (September 1, 1943 – November 20, 2002) was an American jazz and disco composer, arranger and keyboardist.


1  Bout The Love (Ernest Straughter; Raina Taylor; Skip Scarborough) 03:48
2  Open Up Your Eyes (Raina Taylor; Skip Scarborough) 03:44
3  You Are My Life (Charles Veal; Mary Dean; Webster Lewis) 03:36
4  Dancer (John Rowin; Skip Scarborough) 03:41
5  Let Me Be The One (Charles Fearing; Charles Veal; Mary Dean) 03:46
6  Love Won’t Harm No One (Bernard Ighner) 04:39
7  El Bobo (Webster Lewis) 04:09
8  Kemo-Kimo (James Gadson; Webster Lewis) 04:37
9  Flying High (Charles Veal; Webster Lewis) 03:23
10  Quiet Thing (Fred Ebb; John Kander) 05:23


BassNathan Watts
BassRomeo Williams
DrumsDennis Davis
DrumsDerrick Schofield
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarCharles Fearing
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarJohn Rowin
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsSkip Scarborough
PianoWebster Lewis
SynthesizerHerbie Hancock
SynthesizerWebster Lewis
SaxEric Fields Jr
SaxFred Jackson
French HornDavid Duke
French HornMarilyn Robinson
French HornVince DeRosa
TromboneFred Wesley
TromboneGarnett Brown
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetEric Butler
TrumpetKenny Mason
TrumpetOscar Brashear
TrumpetRobert Bryant Jr
PercussionJeff Hall
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionWillie Bobo
VocalsBernard Ighner
VocalsBunny Hull
VocalsDianne Wright
VocalsEric Butler
VocalsGigi McLean
VocalsJim Gilstrap
VocalsMichael Gray
VocalsMichael Wright
VocalsNadra Thomas
VocalsRuth Cook Holmes
VocalsSandra Irwin
VocalsScott Galbraith
VocalsSheila Frazier
VocalsWebster Lewis

Other Musicians

Strings – Art Royval, Barbara Thomason, Bob Sanov, Bonnie Douglas, Carol Shive, Charles Veal, Denyse Buffum, Dorothy Wade, Endre Granat, Ernest McLean, Frank Foster, Israel Baker, Jeannine McLean, Kathleen Lenski, Kenneth Yerke, Myra Kestenbaum, Nils Oliver, Ray Kelley, Rollice Dale

Liner Notes

Producer – Webster Lewis
Producer – Skip Scarborough (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 10)
Producer – Charles Veal (Tracks 3, 5, 9)
Producer (Executive) – Webster Lewis
Concertmaster – Charles Veal
Coordinator – Jackie Baker Atkins, Vaughn Thomas
Engineer – Peter Lewis, Steve Mitchell
Engineer (Second) – Jeff Vaughn
Mastered By – Chris Bellman

Photography By – James Goble

Mastered At Allen Zentz Mastering
Mastered At Customatrix
Recorded At A&M Studios
Recorded At City Recorders Studios
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