Luther Vandross ‎– Forever, For Always, For Love

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A1 Bad Boy / Having A Party
Arranged By – Luther Vandross, Marcus MillerArranged By [Vocals] – Luther VandrossBacking Vocals [Background Party People] – Brenda White*, Fonzi Thornton, Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr., Paulette McWilliams, Paulette McWilliams, Phillip BallouBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Doc Powell, Georg WadeniusKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Percussion – Ralph Mac Donald*Synthesizer – Ed WalshWritten-By [Bad Boy] – Sam CookeWritten-By [Having A Party] – Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
5:16
A2 You're The Sweetest One
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Paul RiserArranged By [Vocals] – Luther VandrossBacking Vocals – Brenda White*, Cissy Houston, Michelle Cobbs, Tawatha Agee*, Yvonne LewisBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Doc PowellKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Percussion – Ralph MacDonaldWritten-By – Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller
4:47
A3 Since I Lost My Baby
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr.Arranged By [Vocals] – Luther VandrossBacking Vocals – Brenda White*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Luther Vandross, Norma Jean Wright, Paulette McWilliams, Phillip Ballou, Tawatha Agee*Bass – Marcus MillerDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Doc PowellKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa, Sammy FigueroaWritten-By – Warren Moore, William Robinson, Jr.
5:28
A4 Forever, For Always, For Love
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr.Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Paul RiserBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Buddy WilliamsGuitar – Doc PowellKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Soloist, Flute – Lawrence FeldmanWritten-By – Luther Vandross
6:24
B1 Better Love
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Paul RiserArranged By [Vocals] – Luther VandrossBacking Vocals – Brenda White*, Cissy Houston, Fonzi Thornton, Michelle Cobbs, Phillip Ballou, Tawatha Agee*, Yvonne LewisBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Doc Powell, Georg WadeniusKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa, Sammy FigueroaWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm] – Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr.
6:26
B2 Promise Me
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr.Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – L. Leon Pendarvis, Jr.*Arranged By [Vocals], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Luther VandrossBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Doc PowellKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaWritten-By – Luther Vandross
4:40
B3 She Loves Me Back
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley Jr.Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – L. Leon Pendarvis, Jr.*Backing Vocals – Fonzi Thornton, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, Michelle CobbsBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Yogi HortonGuitar – Doc PowellKeyboards – Nat Adderley Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaVocals ["I Love You Back"] – Brenda White*, Cissy Houston, Michelle Cobbs, Tawatha Agee*, Yvonne LewisWritten-By – Luther Vandross
6:10
B4 Once You Know How
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – L. Leon Pendarvis, Jr.*Backing Vocals – Brenda White*, Fonzi Thornton, Luther Vandross, Michelle Cobbs, Norma Jean Wright, Phillip Ballou, Tawatha Agee*Bass – Marcus MillerDrums – Buddy WilliamsElectric Piano – Nat Adderley Jr.Guitar – Doc PowellWritten-By, Piano [Acoustic], Arranged By [Rhythm, Vocals] – Luther Vandross
4:36

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Notes

Produced for Vandross Ltd.
Recorded and Mixed for M.H.B. Production, Inc.
Mastered at Sterling Sound Studios, New York, N.Y.
Production Coordination Sephra Herman
Recorded at Mediasound, New York, NY
Thanks Gordon Elliott, Susan Planer, Hank Meyer, Suzanne Buckley,
Village Recorder, Los Angeles (Thanks Kathy Konop)
Record Plant, Los Angeles (Thanks Rose Mann)
Luther's Wardrobe Designed And Executed by Hutaff Lennon, Jr.
Special Thanks To: Larkin Arnold, Cheryl Lynn, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore
My Fabulous Arrangers: Nat Adderley, Jr., Marcus Miller, Paul Riser, Leon Pandarvis, Jr.
The Best Singers Who Happen To Be My Closest Friends: (Even Bruce Wallace & Hutaff Lennon can hum a mean tune) Shep Gordon, Daniel Markus, Bert Padell, Jimmy Woods, Sephra Herman, Michael Brauer
The great staff of personalities at Epic/CBS Records & once again the warmest & most emotionally reassuring family a guy can love - Mary Ida, Pat Ann, Anthony Vaneisa, Ramone Debra, Seveda, Tonia, Parise, Charece, Tamira, Avalon, & Welcome To The World, Klerese
Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records
Phillip Ballou appears courtesy of Handshake Records
Fonzi Thornton appears courtesy of RCA Records
Ⓟ 1982 CBS Inc,

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 074643823517
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): AL 38235
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): BL 38235
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EK 38235 Luther Vandross Forever, For Always, For Love(CD, Album, RE) Epic EK 38235 US Unknown Sell This Version
478052 2 Luther Vandross Forever, For Always, For Love(CD, Album, RE) Epic 478052 2 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
40 25013, 40-25013 Luther Vandross Forever, For Always, For Love(Cass, Album, RE) Epic, Epic 40 25013, 40-25013 UK & Europe 1987 Sell This Version
FE 38235, ELPS 4349 Luther Vandross Forever, For Always, For Love(LP, Album) Epic, Epic FE 38235, ELPS 4349 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
FET 38235 Luther Vandross Forever, For Always, For Love(Cass, Album) Epic FET 38235 US 1982 Sell This Version

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