1982 Marlena Shaw – Let Me In Your Life

Let Me In Your Life is the eleventh solo album by Marlena Shaw, released in 1982 on South Bay.

Marlena Shaw, born Marlina Burgess (born September 22, 1942) is an American jazz, blues and soul singer. Shaw began her singing career in the 1960s and is still singing today. Her music has often been sampled in hip hop music, and used in television commercials.

Tracks

1  More Room At The Top (Johnny Bristol; Hense Powell) 04:29
2  Never Give Up On You (Jakki Milligan) 03:42
3  Love Is Alive And Well (Jakki Milligan; Steve Goldman) 04:27
4  I Just Want This Feeling To Last (Jakki Milligan; Steve Goldman) 04:32
5  Spend Some Love (B Mitchell, J Kalete) 03:40
6  Next Time I Fall In Love. (George Benson; Frank Wildhorn) 03:45
7  Without You In My Life (Gary Taylor) 04:40
8  At Last (Mack Gordon; Harry Warren) 06:20

Musicians

1 More Room At The Top

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsDennis Davis
DrumsQuentin Dennard
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsJerry Peters
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsBillie Barnum
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
VocalsMarlena Shaw


2 Never Give Up On You

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsDennis Davis
DrumsQuentin Dennard
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsJerry Peters
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsBillie Barnum
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
VocalsMarlena Shaw


3 Love Is Alive And Well

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsDennis Davis
DrumsQuentin Dennard
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsJerry Peters
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsBillie Barnum
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
VocalsMarlena Shaw


4 I Just Want This Feeling To Last

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsDennis Davis
DrumsQuentin Dennard
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsJerry Peters
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsBillie Barnum
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
VocalsMarlena Shaw


5 Spend Some Love

BassNathan Watts
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMiles Joseph
PianoWebster Lewis
PianoHiroshi Upshur
KeyboardsWebster Lewis
KeyboardsAlan Oldfield
SynthesizerWebster Lewis
SynthesizerAlan Oldfield
PercussionMelvin Webb
PercussionWebster Lewis
SaxDavid Li
VocalsMarlena Shaw


6 Next Time I Fall In Love

BassNathan Watts
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMiles Joseph
PianoWebster Lewis
PianoHiroshi Upshur
KeyboardsWebster Lewis
KeyboardsAlan Oldfield
SynthesizerWebster Lewis
SynthesizerAlan Oldfield
PercussionMelvin Webb
PercussionWebster Lewis
SaxDavid Li
VocalsMarlena Shaw


7 Without You In My Life

BassNathan Watts
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMiles Joseph
PianoWebster Lewis
PianoHiroshi Upshur
KeyboardsWebster Lewis
KeyboardsAlan Oldfield
SynthesizerWebster Lewis
SynthesizerAlan Oldfield
PercussionMelvin Webb
PercussionWebster Lewis
SaxDon Myrick
SaxDavid Li
VocalsMarlena Shaw


8 At Last

BassNathan Watts
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMiles Joseph
PianoWebster Lewis
PianoHiroshi Upshur
KeyboardsWebster Lewis
KeyboardsAlan Oldfield
SynthesizerWebster Lewis
SynthesizerAlan Oldfield
PercussionMelvin Webb
PercussionWebster Lewis
SaxDavid Li
VocalsMarlena Shaw

Liner Notes

Producer – Johnny Bristol (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4)
Producer- Webster Lewis (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8)
Producer (Executive) – Thomas R. Wright
Arranged By – Benjamin Wright Jr
Arranged By – Webster Lewis (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Johnny Bristol (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Webster Lewis (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Jakki Milligan (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4)
Arranged By (Vocals) – James Gadson (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8)
Engineer – Fred Mitchell, Gene Shiveley (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8)
Engineer – Lewis Peters (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4)
Engineer (Assistant) – Jimmy Ashwill (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4)
Mastered By – Ron Lewter
Mixed By – Lewis Peters (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4)

Photography – James Mares