1982 Gwen McCrae – On My Way

On My Way is the eighth album by singer Gwen McCrae, released in 1982 on Atlantic. Two singles were released: “Keep the Fire Burning” reached #60 in the US R&B Charts and #5 in the US Dance Charts, “I Need to Be with You” failed the charts.


1  Hang In (Fred Burgess; Gwen McCrae; Monica Pege; Victor Burke; Webster Lewis) 04:26
2  Make Believe (Ray Obiedo; Teresa Trull) 05:07
3  Keep The Fire Burning (Willie Hutch) 05:44
4  I Need To Be With You (Harry Shannon; Tony Macaulay) 03:58
5  Be For Real (Frederick Knight) 04:38
6  Hey World (James Alan Smith; Samuel Garner) 04:31
7  I Didn’t Take Your Man (Earl Randle; Patricia Barnes) 04:52
8  Doin’ It (Willie Hutch) 04:51


BassNathan Watts
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarLeo Nocentelli
KeyboardsDenzil Miller
KeyboardsMichael Wycoff
KeyboardsWebster Lewis
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerWebster Lewis
HornsMarc Russo
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsMichael Wycoff
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsGwen McCrae

Liner Notes

Producer – Webster Lewis
Producer (Assistant) – James Gadson
Arranged By (Horns) – Fred Wesley, Harold Battiste, Webster Lewis
Arranged By (Strings) – H.B. Barnum, Webster Lewis
Arranged By (Vocals) – Gwen McCrae, James Gadson, Monica Pege, Webster Lewis
Coordinator – Rochelle Randolph
Engineer – Dennis King, Nikki Bowden, Ross Pallone
Mastered By – Dennis King
Mixed By – Ross Pallone

Artwork – Sandi Young
Photography – Herbert Schulz

Mastered At Atlantic Studios
Mixed At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Phonographic Copyright WEA International Inc.
Phonographic Copyright Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright Atlantic Recording Corporation