Bobby Brown ‎– Don't Be Cruel

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MCA Records ‎– MCA-42185
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A1 Cruel Prelude 0:39
A2 Don't Be Cruel
Rap [The "cruel Rap"] – Bobby*, Daryl*, L.A.Written By – L.A. Reid-Babyface-D. SimmonsWritten-By – D. Simmons*, L.A. Reid-Babyface*
6:52
A3 My Prerogative
Backing Vocals – Aaron Hall, Bernard Bill*, Lee Drakeford, Teddy RileyDrum Programming – Markell RileyEngineer [Assistant Recording, Assistant Mix] – Jim HannemanEngineer [Recording, Mix] – Dennis MitchellKeyboards – Teddy RileyMixed By – Dennis Mitchell, Gene Griffin, Teddy RileyProducer – Gene GriffinWritten By – Gene Griffin-Bobby BrownWritten-By – Bobby Brown, Gene Griffin
4:57
A4 Roni
Written-By – Babyface
5:58
A5 Rock Wit'cha
Backing Vocals – Babyface, Bobby BrownWritten-By – Babyface-L.A. Reid*
4:47
B1 Every Little Step
Written-By – L.A. Reid-Babyface*
3:59
B2 I'll Be Good To You
Backing Vocals – Aaron Hall, Bernard Bill*, Lee Drakeford, Teddy RileyDrum Programming – Markell RileyEngineer [Assistant Recording, Assistant Mix] – Jim HannemanEngineer [Recording, Mix] – Dennis MitchellKeyboards – Teddy RileyMixed By – Dennis Mitchell, Gene Griffin, Teddy RileyProducer – Gene GriffinWritten By – Gene Griffin-Bobby BrownWritten-By – Bobby Brown, Gene Griffin
4:25
B3 Take It Slow
Backing Vocals – Larry White, Lee Peters, Ollie Bolds, Richard Aguon, Ronnie WatkinsBass, Synthesizer [Bass] – Kirk CrumplerDrums [Drum Fills] – Richard AguonEffects [Special F/x], Sounds [Sound] – Ruben LaxamanaEngineer [Assistant] – K2 (16), Larry White, Mark SlagleEngineer [Recording] – Howard Johnston, Michael DentenFinger Snaps – Ervilinda Nasaira Hill, Mel Jay, Tommy BrownGuitar – Emilio Conesa, Larry WhiteKeyboards – Ben Rayes, Dewayne Sweet, Percy ScottMixed By – Larry White, Michael DentenProducer, Drums, Tracking By [Overdubs], Bass [Tastie] – Larry WhiteSoprano Saxophone – "The Cat" Melicio Magdaluyo*Technician [Drum Tech] – Michael DentenWritten By – Larry White-Lee Peters-Jay LoganWritten-By – Jay Logan, Larry White, Lee Peters
5:22
B4 All Day All Night
Backing Vocals – Lee Peters, Michael Denten, Ollie Bolds, Richard AguonDrums – Dewayne Sweet, Richard AguonEngineer [Assistant] – K2 (16), Larry White, Mark SlagleEngineer [Recording] – Howard Johnston, Michael DentenKeyboards – Ben Rayes, Dewayne Sweet, Larry White, Percy ScottMixed By – Larry White, Michael DentenProducer – Larry WhiteRemix – Louil Silas, Jr.*Synthesizer [Bass] – Dewayne SweetVoice [Telephone Conversation] – Ervilinda Nasaira HillWritten By – Larry White-Lee Peters-DeWayne Sweet-Dennis WadingtonWritten-By – DeWayne Sweet, Dennis Wadington*, Larry White, Lee Peters
4:40
B5 I Really Love You Girl
Backing Vocals – Gordon Jones, Porsche GriffinEdited By [Special Edits] – Bill DirksEngineer [Assistant Mix] – Paul EingerEngineer [Mix] – Mitch GibsonEngineer [Recording] – Phil Waters*Mixed By – Gordon JonesPerformer [All Instruments Played By Except Drum Overdubs] – Gordon JonesProducer, Written-By – Bobby Brown, Gordon JonesTracking By [Drum Overdubs] – Flip KirbyWritten By – Gordon Jones-Bobby Brown
5:11
B6 Cruel Reprise 0:18

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℗1988 MCA Records, Inc. ©1988 MCA Records, Inc. Manufactured by Cinram for MCA Records Canada.

Produced for La'Face, Inc. Tracks A3, B2 produced for G.R. Productions. Tracks B3, B4 a White House production. Track B5 produced for Flash Production. Tracks A3, B2, B5 co-produced for B. Brown Productions.

Tracks A1, A2, A4 to B1, B6 recorded at Silverlake Studios, Hollywood, CA. Mix engineering for Ratstyle Productions. Mixed at Elumba Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA.
Tracks A3, B2 recorded at Axis Studios, New York, NY. Mixed at Soundworks, New York, NY.
Tracks B3, B4 recorded at Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA and Infinite Studios, Alameda, CA.
Track B5 recorded at Cochrane Studios, Studio City, CA and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.

Mastered at Future Disc Systems, Hollywood, CA. Management in association with Pacific Cal Management.

L.A. Reid, Babyface and Kayo appear courtesy of Sound of Los Angeles Records (Solar). Karyn White appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7674-22185-1 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One label): MCA7812
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two label): MCA7813
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One runouts): MCA 42185-A MCA-7812 FDS-1 FUTURE DISC. C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two runouts): MCA 7813 FDS-1 MCA 42185
  • Other (Price Code): G

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MCA-42185 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-42185 US 1988 Sell This Version
MCA-22185 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-22185 US 1988 Sell This Version
255 913-1 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(LP, Album) MCA Records 255 913-1 Greece 1988 Sell This Version
MCAC-42185 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(Cass, Album) MCA Records MCAC-42185 US 1988 Sell This Version
MCF 3425, MCF 3245 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(LP, Album, M/Print) MCA Records, MCA Records MCF 3425, MCF 3245 UK 1988 Sell This Version

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