Eddie Murphy ‎– How Could It Be

Columbia ‎– FC 39952
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Do I
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement] – Stevie WonderBacking Vocals – Daryll Phinissee*, Eddie Murphy, Howard Smith, Phillip WilliamsDrum Programming – James AllenElectronics [Synthesizer Programmer] – Abdoulaye SoumareGuitar – David Williams (4)Keyboards – Greg Phillinganes, Stevie WonderSynthesizer – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
A2 C-O-N Confused
Arranged By – Aquil FudgeArranged By [String Arrangements] – Greg PoreeArranged By [Vocal Arrangements] – Eddie MurphyBacking Vocals – Daryll Phinissee*, Finis Henderson, Keith JohnContractor [String Contractor] – Ernie Fields
A3 How Could It Be
Acoustic Guitar – Greg Poree, Larry MenallyBacking Vocals – Crystal Blake, Eddie MurphyBass – Frank "Rusty" Hamilton III*Drum Programming – James AllenDrum Programming [Wendell 2 Drum Computer Programmer] – Roger NicholsDrums [Simmons Drums] – James AllenElectric Piano – Darryl RossFlugelhorn – Larry Glittens*Keyboards – Frank "Rusty" Hamilton III*Synthesizer – Frank "Rusty" Hamilton III*Vocals – Crystal BlakeWritten-By – Frank "Rusty" Hamilton III*
A4 I Wish (I Could Tell You When)
Acoustic Bass – Mike MckinneyBacking Vocals – Daryll*, Eddie MurphyDrum Programming [Wendell 2 Drum Computer Programmer] – Roger NicholsElectronics [Sequencing] – Jeff LorberGuitar – Paul Pesko*Harmonica – Stevie WonderKeyboards, Drum Programming – Jeff LorberWritten-By – David Jones*, Eddie Murphy
B1 Party All The Time
Backing Vocals – LaMorris Payne, Levi Ruffin*, Rick JamesDrums – Rick JamesGuitar – Kenny HawkinsKeyboards – Greg Levis*, Levi Ruffin*Mixed By – Rick James, Tom FlyePercussion – Rick JamesProducer – Rick JamesVocals – Rick JamesWritten-By – Rick James
B2 I, Me, Us, We
Backing Vocals – Alvin Broussard Jr.*, Anthony Clark (6), Bruce Hawes, Carlotta Clark, Cynthia Green (2), Darryl Ross, David Allen Jones, Derrick Lawrence (2), Dwayne Roberson, Jacque M. Kimbrough, Larry Gittens, Lisa Clark, Lorelei McBroom, Michelle Wiley, Paul Freudenberg, Phillip Williams*, Roddrick Gordon, Roderick Bascom, Spartacus R.*, William RiveraBass – Ready "Freddie" Washington"*Drum Programming – Ready "Freddie" Washington*Drum Programming [Wendell 2 Drum Computer Programmer] – Roger NicholsDrums – Dennis DavisGuitar – Ben Bridges, Michael O'NeilHorns – Bob Malach, Earl Gardner, Keith QuinnKeyboards – Billy YoungSynthesizer – Bill Wolfer, Billy YoungTambourine – Aquil Fudge
B3 My God Is Color Blind
Backing Vocals – Eddie MurphyDrum Programming – James AllenGuitar – Gordon BanksPerformer [Gunshot] – Brad BuxerPiano – Eddie MurphySynthesizer – Eddie Murphy
B4 Everything's Coming Up Roses
Backing Vocals – Billy Durham, Crystal Blake, Dana Essex, Daryll Phinissee*, Joyce Wilson-Vincent*, Keith John, Letitia Body, Melody McCully, Pam Vincent, Philip Perry*Drum Programming – Stevie WonderDrums – James AllenElectronics [Synthesizer Programmer] – Bob BradloveKeyboards – Stevie WonderProducer – Stevie WonderWritten-By – Stevie Wonder

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© 1985 CBS Inc./℗ CBS Inc./Manufactured by Columbia Records/CBS Inc./51 W. 52 Street. N.Y.. N.Y.

Includes a lyrics sheet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7464-39952-1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 074643995214
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A center label): AL 39952
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B center label): BL 39952
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etching): PAL - 39952 - IE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etching): PBL - 39952 - IC
  • Other (both sides additional runout etchings): GI
  • Other (both sides additional runout etchings): Precision SM

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CK 39952 Eddie Murphy How Could It Be(CD, Album) Columbia CK 39952 US 1985 Sell This Version
COL 473956 2 Eddie Murphy How Could It Be(CD, Album) Columbia COL 473956 2 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
FC 39952 Eddie Murphy How Could It Be(LP, Album) Columbia FC 39952 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
CBS 26687 Eddie Murphy How Could It Be(LP, Album) CBS CBS 26687 Greece 1985 Sell This Version
FCT 39952 Eddie Murphy How Could It Be(Cass) Columbia FCT 39952 US 1985 Sell This Version



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October 3, 2014
best album ever made