Smokey Robinson ‎– Smoke Signals

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A1 Some People Will Do Anything For Love
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Bobby Sandstrom, Michael LovesmithArranged By [Horns] – Greg AdamsArranged By, Bass, Drum Programming, Synthesizer – Bobby SandstromBacking Vocals – Bobby Sandstrom, Maureen Steele, Michael LovesmithGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Horns – Tower Of Power Horns*Horns [Tower Of Power Horns] – Emilio Castillo, Greg Adams, Michael Cichowicz*, Richard Elliot, Stephen KupkaPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoWritten-By – Bobby Sandstrom, Michael Price
4:22
A2 Sleepless Nights
Arranged By – John Hobbs, Tony PelusoArranged By [Backing Vocals] – Richard CarpenterBacking Vocals – Maureen Steele, Michael Lovesmith, Richard CarpenterBass – Neil StubenhausDrums – Mike BairdGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Keyboards, Synthesizer – John HobbsPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPercussion [Additional] – Steve BarriProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoSoloist, Lyricon – Richard ElliotWritten-By – Alan Gorrie, Michael Mugrage
4:07
A3 Because Of You It's The Best It's Ever Been
Arranged By – Fred Alwag*, Jim Lang, Mark Davis (2), Tony PelusoBacking Vocals – Brenda Eager*, Ivory Stone, Patricia Henley, Smokey RobinsonDrum Programming – Fred Alwag*Drums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Keyboards, Synthesizer – Jim LangProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoSoloist, Lyricon – Richard ElliotWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
4:12
A4 Be Kind To The Growing Mind
Arranged By – Michael Boddicker, Michael Omartian, Tony PelusoBacking Vocals – The TemptationsBacking Vocals [Additional] – Brenda Eager*, Ivory Stone, Patricia HenleyBacking Vocals [The Temptations] – Ollie Woodson*, Melvin Franklin, Otis Williams, Richard Street, Ronald Tyson*Bass – Neil StubenhausDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Percussion – Steve BarriPiano – John HobbsProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*
4:45
A5 Te Quiero Como Si No Hubiera Un Manana
Alto Saxophone – Calvin DavisArranged By – Mark Davis (2)Backing Vocals – Brenda Eager*, Ivory Stone, Patricia HenleyBass – Neil StubenhausDrums – John Robinson (2)Engineer [Additional] – Leanard JacksonGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaPercussion [Additional] – Steve BarriPiano – John HobbsProducer – Mark Davis (2), Smokey Robinson, Steve Barri, Tony PelusoSoloist, Synthesizer – Robbie BuchananSoloist, Trumpet – Herb AlpertSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Additional] – Tony PelusoTenor Saxophone – Fred Smith (2), Michael JacobsenWritten-By – Ivory Stone, Mark Davis (2), William "Smokey" Robinson*
4:18
B1 Hold On To Your Love
Arranged By – Jim Lang, Stevie WonderBacking Vocals – Brenda Eager*, Bunny DeBarge, Howard L. Smith, Jr.*, Ivory Stone, Mark DeBarge, Patricia HenleyBass, Drum Programming, Keyboards – Jim LangDrums – Mike BairdGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Keyboards [Additional], Synthesizer [Additional] – Michael OmartianProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoWritten-By – William "Smokey" Robinson*, Stevie Wonder
5:12
B2 Photograph In My Mind
Arranged By, Co-producer, Bass, Drum Programming, Synthesizer – Robbie BuchananBacking Vocals – Darryl Phinnessee, Dennis Lambert, Oren Waters, Phillip IngramDrums – Vinnie ColaiutaGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Producer – Dennis Lambert, Steve BarriWritten-By – J.C. Crowley, Tom Campbell (2)
3:50
B3 No Time To Stop Believing
Arranged By, Co-producer, Bass, Drum Programming, Synthesizer – Robbie BuchananBacking Vocals – Darryl Phinnessee, Dennis Lambert, Oren Waters, Phillip IngramDrums – Vinnie ColaiutaGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Producer – Dennis Lambert, Steve BarriSaxophone – Richard ElliotWritten-By – Don Black, Simon Climie
4:10
B4 Wishful Thinking
Arranged By – Bobby Sandstrom, David Bryant*Arranged By [Horns] – Greg AdamsBacking Vocals – Ivory Stone, Julia Waters, Maxine WatersBass – Neil StubenhausEngineer [Rhythm Track], Drum Programming, Keyboards, Synthesizer – Bobby SandstromGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Horns – Tower Of Power Horns*Horns [Tower Of Power Horns] – Emilio Castillo, Greg Adams, Michael Cichowicz*, Richard Elliot, Stephen KupkaPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoSoloist, Guitar – Tony PelusoWritten-By – Bobby Sandstrom, David Bryant*, Michael Price
4:05
B5 Hanging On By A Thread
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Richard CarpenterArranged By, Keyboards, Synthesizer – John HobbsBacking Vocals – Michael Lovesmith, Richard CarpenterBass – Neil StubenhausDrums – Mike BairdKeyboards [Additional] – Richard CarpenterProducer – Steve Barri, Tony PelusoSoloist, Guitar – Tony PelusoSoloist, Synthesizer – John HobbsWritten-By – Mark Davis (2), William "Smokey" Robinson*
3:45

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Herb Alpert appears courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
Richard Carpenter appears courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
John Robinson appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
Paulinho Da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records, Inc.
Phillip Ingram appears courtesy of Qwest Records
Howard L. Smith, Jr. appears courtesy of Light Records

Recorded at
Motown / Hitsville U.S.A. Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Monkey Dust Studio, Granada Hills, California

B2, B3 Recorded at Soundcastle Studio Center, Los Angeles, California
Mixed at Mama Joe's Studio, North Hollywood, California

Mastered at Future Disc, West Hollywood, California

Mixed at Larrabee Sound, Hollywood, California
℗ 1985, 1986 Motown Record Corporation
© 1986 Motown Record Corporation
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 05010961561
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): 6156TLA
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): 6156TLB
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): 6156 TLA15B ZCB FUTURE DISC
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): 6156 TLB15B ZCB

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
6156TL Smokey Robinson Smoke Signals(LP, Album) Tamla 6156TL US 1986 Sell This Version
ZL 72394 Smokey Robinson Smoke Signals(LP, Album) Motown ZL 72394 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
ZK 72394 Smokey Robinson Smoke Signals(Cass, Album) Motown ZK 72394 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
TAM-6156 Smokey Robinson Smoke Signals(LP, Album, Club) Tamla TAM-6156 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
MOTOWN 45033 Smokey Robinson Smoke Signals(LP, Album) Motown MOTOWN 45033 Greece 1986 Sell This Version

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