1984 Spinners – Cross Fire

Cross Fire is an album by the Spinners, released in 1984 on Atlantic.

The Spinners are an American rhythm and blues vocal group that formed in Ferndale, Michigan, United States, in 1954. They enjoyed a string of hit singles and albums during the 1960s and 1970s, particularly with producer Thom Bell. The group continues to tour, with Henry Fambrough as the only original member.

Tracks

1  Two Of A Kind (Dorie Pride; Kamau Peterson) 04:28
2  Right Or Wrong (Dorie Pride; Kamau Peterson) 05:06
3  (We Have Come Into) Our Time For Love (Dana Marshall; Dana Meyers; William Zimmerman; Wilmer Raglin) 05:36
4  Cross Fire (Dana Marshall; Dana Meyers; William Zimmerman; Wilmer Raglin) 05:19
5  Keep On Keepin’ On (Ahmed Abdullah; Leon Sylvers) 06:33
6  Not Just Another Lover (Pamela Phillips Oland; Rickey Smith; Vincent Brantley) 04:25
7  Love Is In Season (Pamela Phillips Oland; William Zimmerman; Wilmer Raglin) 03:52
8  All Your Love (Dana Marshall; James Sylvers) 04:01
9  Secrets (Gary McGill) 03:58

Musicians

1 Two Of A Kind

Bass (synthesizer)William Zimmerman
DrumsWardell Potts Jr
GuitarHorace Coleman
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
PercussionClifford Bailey
ProgrammingJeff Forehan
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsJohn Edwards


2 Right Or Wrong

BassHorace Coleman
Bass (synthesizer)William Zimmerman
DrumsWardell Potts Jr
GuitarHorace Coleman
ProgrammingJeff Forehan
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsHenry Farnbrough
VocalsJohn Edwards


3 (We Have Come Into) Our Time For Love

Bass (synthesizer)William Zimmerman
DrumsWardell Potts Jr
GuitarHorace Coleman
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
ProgrammingJeff Forehan
PercussionDana Meyers
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsHenry Farnbrough
VocalsJohn Edwards


4 Cross Fire

Bass (synthesizer)William Zimmerman
Drums (programming)William Zimmerman
GuitarHorace Coleman
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
ProgrammingJeff Forehan
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsHenry Farnbrough


5 Keep On Keepin’ On

BassRickey Smith
Bass (synthesizer)Rickey Smith
Drums (programming)Ricky Sylvers
Drums (programming)William Zimmerman
GuitarEarnest Reed
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsHenry Farnbrough
VocalsJohn Edwards


6 Not Just Another Lover

BassRickey Smith
Drums (programming)Leon Sylvers
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsRickey Smith
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
PercussionLeon Sylvers
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsJohn Edwards


7 Love Is In Season

Bass (synthesizer)William Zimmerman
Drums (programming)William Zimmerman
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsHenry Farnbrough
VocalsPervis Jackson


8 All Your Love

BassJames Sylvers
Bass (synthesizer)James Sylvers
DrumsJames Sylvers
GuitarBob Morris
KeyboardsJames Sylvers
KeyboardsRickey Smith
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsJohn Edwards


9 Secrets

Bass (synthesizer)William Zimmerman
Drums (programming)Leon Sylvers
KeyboardsWilliam Zimmerman
PercussionLeon Sylvers
Background VocalsSpinners
VocalsJohn Edwards

Liner Notes

Producer – William Zimmerman (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9)
Producer – Dana Meyers (Tracks 1, 3, 4)
Producer – Leon Sylvers (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 9)
Producer – Keg Johnson, Ricky Sylvers (Track 5)
Producer – James Sylvers (Track 8)
Producer (Executive)- Leon Sylvers
Arranged By (Horns) – Dana Meyers (Tracks 1, 2, 3)
Arranged By (Horns) – William Zimmerman (Track 1)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – William Zimmerman (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 9)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Ricky Sylvers (Track 5)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Rickey Smith, Vincent Brantley (Track 6)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – James Sylvers (Track 8)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Leon Sylvers (Track 9)
Arranged By (Strings) – Dana Meyers (Tracks 1, 2)
Arranged By (Strings) – William Zimmerman (Tracks 1, 3)
Arranged By (Strings) – Henry Fambrough (Track 3)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Dana Meyers (Tracks 1, 3, 4)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Leon Sylvers (Tracks 5, 6, 7, 9)
Arranged By (Vocals) – James Sylvers (Track 8)
Coordinator- Rhonda Tarverm, Charmaine Sylvers
Engineer (Mastering) – Wally Traugott
Engineer (Mixing) – Kirk Ferraioli, Les Cooper, Scott Skidmore
Engineer (Recording) – Arne Frager, Jim Perkins, Mike Frankie, Scott Skidmore
Engineer (Additional, Recording) – Kirk Ferraioli, Les Cooper

Art Direction – Bob Defrin
Illustration – Todd Schorr

Mastered At Capitol Records
Recorded At Mars Studios
Recorded At Devonshire Sound Studios
Recorded At Studio Masters
Phonographic Copyright ℗ – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright © – Atlantic Recording Corporation