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 – Bobby*, Daryl*, L.A.*Written-By – D. Simmons*, L.A. Reid-Babyface*
6:52
A3 My Prerogative
Backing Vocals – Aaron Hall, Bernard Bill, Lee DrakefordBacking Vocals, Keyboards, Mixed By – Teddy RileyDrum Programming – Markell RileyEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By, Recorded By – Jim HannemanEngineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Dennis MitchellMixed By, Producer, Written-By – Gene GriffinWritten-By – Bobby Brown
4:57
A4 Roni
Written-By – Babyface
5:58
A5 Rock Wit'cha
Backing Vocals – Bobby BrownWritten-By – Babyface-L.A. Reid*
4:47
B1 Every Little Step
Engineer – Jon GassProducer – L.A. & BabyfaceVocals – Babyface, Daryl Simmons, Karyn White, Kayo (4)Written-By – L.A. Reid-Babyface*
3:59
B2 I'll Be Good To You
Backing Vocals – Aaron Hall, Bernard Bill, Lee DrakefordBacking Vocals, Keyboards, Mixed By – Teddy RileyDrum Programming – Markell RileyEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By, Recorded By – Jim HannemanEngineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Dennis MitchellMixed By, Producer, Written-By – Gene GriffinWritten-By – Bobby Brown
4:25
B3 Take It Slow
Backing Vocals – Ollie Bolds, Ronnie WatkinsBacking Vocals, Bass [Tastie Bass], Drums, Effects [Overdubs], Engineer [Assistant], Guitar, Mixed By, Producer, Written-by – Larry WhiteBacking Vocals, Drums [Drum Fills] – Richard AguonBacking Vocals, Written-By – Lee PetersBass, Synthesizer [Bass Synthesizer] – Kirk CrumplerEffects [Sound, Special F/x] – Ruben LaxamanaEngineer [Assistant] – K2 (16), Mark SlagleEngineer, Mixed By, Recorded By, Technician [Drums] – Michael DentenEngineer, Recorded By – Howard JohnsonFinger Snaps – Ervilinda Nasaira Hill, Mel Jay, Tommy BrownGuitar – Emilio ConesaKeyboards – Ben Rayes, Dewayne Sweet, Percy ScottSaxophone [Soprano] – "The Cat" Melicio Magdaluyo*Written-By – Jay Logan
5:22
B4 All Day All Night
Backing Vocals – Ollie BoldsBacking Vocals, Drums – Richard AguonBacking Vocals, Engineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Michael DentenBacking Vocals, Written-By – Lee PetersDrums, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Bass Synthesizer], Written-by – Dewayne SweetEngineer [Assistant] – K2 (16), Mark SlagleEngineer [Assistant], Keyboards, Mixed By, Producer, Written-by – Larry WhiteEngineer, Recorded By – Howard JohnsonKeyboards – Ben Rayes, Percy ScottMixed By [Remix] – Louil Silas, Jr.*Voice [Telephone Conversation] – Ervilinda Nasaira HillWritten-By – Dennis Wadington*
4:40
B5 I Really Love You Girl
Backing Vocals – Porsche GriffinBacking Vocals, Mixed By, Performer [All Instruments], Producer, Written-by – Gordon JonesDrum Programming [Drum Overdubs] – Flip KirbyEdited By [Special Edits] – Bill DirksEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By – Paul EingerEngineer, Mixed By – Mitch GibsonEngineer, Recorded By – Phil Waters*Written-By – Bobby Brown
5:11
B6 Cruel Reprise 0:18

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Notes

℗ 1988 MCA Records, Inc.
© MCA Records, Inc., 70 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California - U.S.A.

A1, A2, A4, to B1, B6 produced for La'Face Inc.
Recorded at Silverlake Studios, Hollywood, CA.

A3, B2 produced by Gene Griffin for G.R. Productions.
Recorded at Axis Studios, New York.
Mixed at Soundworks, New York, NY.

B3, B4 produced A White House Production.
Recorded at Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA and Infinite Studios, Alameda, CA.

A5 produced for Flash Production.
Recorded at Cochrane Studios, Studio City, CA and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.

A3, B2, B5 co-produced for B. Brown Productions.
Mastered at Future Disc Systems, Hollywood, CA.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7674-22185-1 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runouts): MCA 7812 A-4 FUTUREDISC | P (scratched out)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runouts): MCA 7813 FDS-3 | P (scratched out)
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant: Side A runouts): MCA 7812 FDS 2 FUTUREDISC
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant: Side B runouts): MCA 7813 FDS 1

Other Versions (5 of 59) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
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, C100621 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(Cass, Album, Club, BMG) MCA Records, MCA Records MCAC-42185, C100621 US 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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December 23, 2017

One of the most iconic & defining albums of the 80's. Bobby's Don't Be Cruel and stage performances influenced generations' of artists up to this day. Truly a masterpiece.