Whitney Houston ‎– Whitney

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Arista ‎– 208 141, Arista ‎– 208 141-8
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A1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Alto Saxophone – Marc RussoBacking Vocals – Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kevin Dorsey, Kitty Beethoven, Myrna Matthews, Whitney HoustonDrums – Narada*Percussion [Simmons] – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Programmed By [Percussion] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Bass Synth] – Randy Jackson (2)Synthesizer [Synth Horns] – Sterling*Synthesizer [Synths] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Written-By – George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam
4:50
A2 Just The Lonely Talking Again
Backing Vocals – Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Nikki Harris*Drums [Brushes On The Kit Of Life] – Narada*Electric Bass – Randy Jackson (2)Synthesizer [Dx7 Vibes, Synths] – Frank MartinTenor Saxophone – Kenny G (2)Written-By – Sam Dees
5:30
A3 Love Will Save The Day
Arranged By – Jack Waldman, Toni C.Backing Vocals – Whitney HoustonCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Doreen DorianDrum Programming – Jellybean*Engineer – Doc Dougherty, MIchael HutchinsonEngineer [Additional] – Dennis McKay*Engineer [Assistant] – Craig Vogel, Don Peterkofsky, Fernando Kral, Jay Healy, Mark Roule, Nick Delre, Paul Pesce (2), Tim Reppert, Toni Greene, Tony MaseratiEngineer [Mix] – MIchael HutchinsonPercussion – Bashiri Johnson, Paulinho Da Costa, Sammy FigueroaProducer – Jellybean*Synthesizer – Fred Zarr, Jack WaldmanTom Tom [Simmons Toms] – Linden AaronVibraphone [Vibes] – Roy AyersWritten-By – Toni C.
5:20
A4 Didn't We Almost Have It All
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Lee HoldridgeBass – Nathan EastCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Alicia WinfieldDrums – John Robinson (2), Narada*Engineer – Dean Burt, Fred Law, Jim Boyer, Michael Delugg, Mike Mancini*, Russ Terrano*Engineer [Assistant] – Fernando Kral, Tony MaseratiEngineer [Mix] – Russ Terrano*Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Arranged By [Strings] – Robbie BuchananProducer – Michael MasserWritten-By – Michael Masser, Will Jennings
5:05
A5 So Emotional
Backing Vocals – Whitney HoustonProgrammed By [Percussion], Sampler [Drum Sampling] – Bongo Bob*Synthesizer [Synth Bass], Keyboards – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Written-By – Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly*
4:53
B1 Where You Are
Arranged By [Horns And Strings] – Gene PageBacking Vocals – Kashif, Whitney HoustonBass – Marcus MillerCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Russell SidelskyDrums – Paul LeimEngineer – Darroll GustamachioEngineer [Additional] – Calvin Harris (2), Russ TerranaEngineer [Assistant] – Amy Ziffer, Bob Loftus, Dennis Mitchell, John Dranchak, Larry Smith, Mike Ross*, Mike Dotson*, Milton Chan, Steve MacMillian*Engineer [Mix] – Darroll GustamachioGuitar – Dan Huff*, Ira Siegel, Paul PescoKeyboards, Synthesizer – Kashif, Ralph Schukett*Producer – KashifProgrammed By, Arranged By [Rhythm] – KashifSaxophone, Soloist – Vincent HenryWritten-By – Dyan Humes, James Calabrese, LeMel Humes
4:10
B2 Love Is A Contact Sport
Acoustic Guitar [Takamine] – Shambhu Neil VinebergArranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Claytoven Richardson, Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Nikki Harris*Congas – Paul Rekow*Drums – Narada*Electric Bass – Randy Jackson (2)Horns – Jerry Hey, Marc Russo, Premik Russell Tubbs*, Wayne WallaceKeyboards, Synthesizer [Synth Strings], Programmed By [Percussion] – Preston GlassPercussion [Simmons], Tambourine – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Programmed By [Percussion] – Bongo Bob*Synthesizer [Dx7, Prophet 2002, Oberfeim, Matrix 12] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Synthesizer [Oberheim Expander] – Cory LeriosTenor Saxophone – Kenny G (2)Written-By – Preston Glass
4:16
B3 You're Still My Man
Arranged By [Rhythm And Strings] – Gene PageBass – Nathan EastCoordinator [Production Coordinator] – Alicia WinfieldDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Robbie BuchananEngineer – Dean Burt, Fred Law, Jim Boyer, Michael Delugg, Mike Mancini*, Russ Terrano*Engineer [Assistant] – Fernando Kral, Tony MaseratiEngineer [Mix] – Russ Terrano*Piano [Acoustic Piano] – Randy KerberProducer – Michael MasserSynthesizer [Synths] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser
4:15
B4 For The Love Of You
Alto Saxophone, Lyricon – Kenny G (2)Backing Vocals – Whitney HoustonCongas – Paul Rekow*Drum Programming – Narada*Programmed By [Linn, Roland 808] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Dx7, Oberheim, Matrix 12, Birds] – Frank MartinSynthesizer [Moog Synth] – Randy Jackson (2)Written-By – C. Jasper*, M. Isley*, O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
5:29
B5 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Backing Vocals – Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Nikki Harris*Drums – Narada*Percussion [Simmons] – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Piano, Synthesizer [Synths] – Frank MartinProgrammed By [Synths], Bells – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Bass Synth] – Randy Jackson (2)Written-By – Chuck Jackson (2), Frank Wildhorn
4:37
B6 I Know Him So Well
Drums [Acoustic Drums] – Narada*Electric Bass – Randy Jackson (2)Synthesizer [Dx7] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Kurzweil, Dx7, Super Jupiter] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Vocals [Duet] – Cissy HoustonWritten-By – Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Tim Rice
4:26

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Tracks A1, A2, A5, B2, B4 to B6 produced for Perfection Light Productions. Recorded at Tarpan Studios, San Rafael, CA; Right Track Studios, NYC; Clinton Recording Studios, NYC; The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA.
Track A3 produced for Jellybean Productions, Inc. Recorded at Sigma Sounds Studios, NYC; The Hit Factory, NYC; Z Studios, Brooklyn; Larrabee Studios, LA; Sound Track, NYC.

Tracks A4 and B3 recorded at Sigma Sound Studios, NYC; Record Plant Studios, NYC; Devonshire Studio, LA; Hitsville, LA; Leed's L'Mobile, LA.

Track B1 recorded at New Music Group Studios, Stamford, Conn; Soundworks Digital Studios, NYC; The Hit Factory, NYC; Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood; Hitsville, LA.
Mixed For Visual Sound Design, Inc.
Mastered at Sterling Sound.

Publishers:
A1: © 1986 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)/Boy Meets Girl Music (BMI).
A2: © 1983 Irving Music, Inc. & Lijesrika Music (BMI)
A3: © 1985 House Of Fun Music, Inc. (BMI)
A4: © 1985 Prince Street Music (ASCAP)/Willin' David Music (BMI)/Blue Sky Riders Songs (BMI)
A5: © 1987 Billy Steinberg Music (ASCAP)/Denise Barry Music (ASCAP)
B1: © 1987 New Music Group (BMI)/Music Corporation Of America, Inc. (BMI). Right administrated by MCA Music Publishing. A division of MCA, Inc.
B2: © 1986 Bellboy Music (BMI)
B3: © 1982 Prince Street Music (ASCAP)/Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc. (BMI)
B4: © 1975 April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Bovina Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
B5: © 1985 Scaramanga Music-Rare Blue Music, Inc. (ASCAP)/Baby Love Music (ASCAP)
B6 © 1984, 1987 3 Knights Ltd. Copyright administrated for the World by Union Songs AB, Stockholm, Sweden. Sole selling agent MCA Music Publishing. A division of MCA, Inc. (ASCAP). Lyrics reprinted by permission © 1987 Arista Records, Inc.

The back cover states:
℗ 1987 Ariola Eurodisc GmbH © 1987 Arista Records, Inc.
Distributed in Europe by RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA · Distribué en Europe par RCA/Ariola-Ariola/RCA · Vertrieb in Europa durch Ariola/RCA-RCA/Ariola
Printed in Germany · Imprimé en Allemagne
[Two embossed ovals]

The labels state:
℗ 1987 BMG Ariola München GmbH
℗ 1987 BMG Arista Records, Ltd.

The runout groove states:
Mastering/processing method: Direct Mastering [DM].

A Bertelsmann Music Group company.

Album came with a printed innersleeve (portrait on one side, lyrics & credits on the other side).

Runouts are stamped except for roman numerals like "II" and "IX" which are etched.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 007192 081417
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4007192081417
  • Rights Society (Boxed): GEMA STEMRA BIEM
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Label Code: LC 3484
  • Price Code (D): 630
  • Price Code (F): RC270
  • Price Code (UK): SS
  • Pressing Plant ID (B-side centre label, embossed): ”Bass clef” symbol
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): S 208 141 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): S 208 141 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 1): DM 208141 A-1/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 1): DM 208141 B-2/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 2): DM 208141 A-5/9-87 II
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 2): DM 208141 B-1/5-87 IX
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 3): DM 208141 A-3/7-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 3): DM 208141 B-1/5-87 V
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 4): DM 208141 A-1/5-87 IV
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 4): DM 208141 B-2/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 5): DM 208141 A-1/5-87 III
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 5): DM 208141 B-1/5-87 III
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 6): DM 208141 A-5/9-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 6): DM 208141 B-3/9-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 7): DM 208141 A-1/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 7): DM 208141 B-1/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 8): DM 208141 A-2/5-87
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 8): DM 208141 B-1/5-87 II

Other Versions (5 of 182) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
258 141 Whitney Houston Whitney(CD, Album) Arista 258 141 UK & Europe 1987 Sell This Version
5C 208141 Whitney Houston Whitney(LP, Album) Arista 5C 208141 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
SFL1 0154 Whitney Houston Whitney(LP, Album, Gat) Arista, Starcall Records SFL1 0154 Australia 1987 Sell This Version
258 141 Whitney Houston Whitney(CD, Album, RE) Arista 258 141 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
BVCA-159 Whitney Houston Whitney(CD, Album, RE) Arista BVCA-159 Japan 1992 Sell This Version

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