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    David RuffinThe Great David Ruffin: The Motown Solo Albums, Vol. 2

    Label:Hip-O Select – B0005940-02, Motown – B0005940-02
    2 x CD, Album, Compilation, Limited Edition, Remastered
    Genre:Funk / Soul
    Style:Soul, Disco


    Who I Am
    1.1Who I Am
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    1.2It Takes All Kinds Of People To Make A World
    Written ByVan McCoy-Joe Cobb
    Written-ByJoe Cobb, Van McCoy
    1.3Walk Away From Love
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    1.4I've Got Nothing But Time
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.5The Finger Pointers
    Written ByVan McCoy-Joe Cobb
    Written-ByJoe Cobb, Van McCoy
    1.6Wild Honey
    Written ByVan McCoy-Joe Cobb
    Written-ByJoe Cobb, Van McCoy
    1.7Heavy Love
    Written ByVan McCoy-Joe Cobb
    Written-ByJoe Cobb, Van McCoy
    1.8Statue Of A Fool
    Written-ByJan Crutchfield
    1.9Love Can Be Hazardous To Your Health
    Written-ByJesse Boyce
    Everything's Coming Up Love
    1.10Discover Me
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.11First Round Knock Out
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.12Good Good Times
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    1.13On And Off
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.14Ready Willing And Able
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.15Everything's Coming Up Love
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.16Let's Get Into Something
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    1.17Until We Said Goodbye
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    1.18Christmas Greetings
    In My Stride
    2.1You're My Peace Of Mind
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    2.2Just Let Me Hold You For A Night
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    2.3I Can't Stop The Rain
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    Written-ByCharles H. Kipps, Jr.*
    2.6I'm Jealous
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    2.7Hey Woman
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    2.8There's A Man To Love
    Written-ByVan McCoy
    2.9Rode By The Place (Where We Used To Stay)
    Written-ByMarv Johnson
    Bonus Tracks: Motown Lost & Found
    2.10Let's Say Goodbye Tomorrow
    2.11Which Way To My Baby
    Written ByJeffrey Bowen-William Weatherspoon-James Dean
    2.12I Know She's Not A Mannequin
    ProducerJohnny Bristol
    Written ByJohn Bristol-Harvey Fuqua-Shena DeMell
    2.13Crime In The Street
    ProducerJohnny Bristol
    Written ByJohn Bristol-Doris McNeil, John Bristol*
    Written-ByDoris McNeil
    2.14Show Her In Another Way
    2.15That World I Lived In
    ProducerLeonard Caston
    Written ByLeonard Caston-Sandra Sanders-Shena DeMell
    2.16Can't Get Over Losing You
    ProducerHarvey Fuqua
    Written ByA. Scott-Harvey Fuqua-V. Williams
    Written-ByHarvey Fuqua
    2.17Bring Her Back
    Mixed ByKevin Reeves
    ProducerGeorge Gordy
    Written ByLawrence Brown-George "Horgay" Gordy-Allen Story
    2.18Bad, Bad Weather (Til You Come Home)
    Written ByLawrence Brown-George "Horgay" Gordy-Allen Story
    ProducerHenry Cosby
    Written ByPamela Sawyer-Gloria Jones
    Written-ByGloria Jones, Pamela Sawyer*
    2.20One Lucky Day I Found You
    Written-By, ProducerDuke Browner
    2.21Make My Water Boil (Loving You Has Been So Wonderful)
    Mixed ByKevin Reeves
    Written-By, ProducerStevie Wonder
    2.22You Ought To Know Me
    Mixed ByEllen Fitton
    Written-By, ProducerVan McCoy

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    "Who I Am" album information page (pg. 6):
    Recorded at Media Sound Studios, New York, New York
    Special thanks to Gordon Edwards and Gene Orloff
    Originally issued as Motown M6-849, October 1975; #5 R&B, #31 Pop.

    Singles from the album:
    Walk Away From Love / Love Can Be Hazardous To Your Health, Motown 1376, October 1975; #1 R&B, #9 Pop
    Heavy Love / Love Can Be Hazardous To Your Health, Motown 1388, February 1976; #8 R&B, #47 Pop


    "Everything's Coming Up Love" album information page (pg. 10):
    Recorded and mixed at Media Sound, New York City
    Special Thanks to Gordon Edwards, Gene Orloff, Arthur Lisi and Bob Walters
    [Albert Bailey] *Faith, Hope and Charity appear courtesy of RCA Records
    Originally issued as Motown M6-866S1, May 1976; #16 R&B, #51 Pop.

    Footnote: First Round Knock Out initially recorded by Joe Frazier, the boxing champ, and issued as a single on Motown 1378

    Singles from the album:
    Everything's Coming Up Love / No Matter Where [from <i>Me 'N Rock 'N Roll Are Here To Stay]</i>, Motown 1393, May 1976; 8 R&B, #49 Pop
    On And Off / Statue Of A Fool [from <i>Who I Am</i>], Motown 1405, September 1976; #48 R&B

    Bonus: Christmas Greetings - from U.K.-only promotional single Motown PSR-417, issued 1977


    "In My Stride" album information page (pg. 16):
    Recorded and mixed at Media Sound Studios, New York, New York
    Mastered at Motown Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
    A Special Thanks to Gordon Edwards and Gene Orloff!
    Gordon Edwards, Cornell Dupree and Steve Gadd, members of "Stuff" appear courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Burbank, California; Eric Gale appear courtesy of Columbia Records, Hollywood, California.

    Originally issued as Motown M-885P1, June 1977; #36 R&B.

    Singles from the album:
    Just Let Me Hold You For A Night b/w Rode By The Place (Where We Used To Stay) Motown 1420, June 1977; #18 R&B, #108 Pop
    You're My Peace Of Mind b/w Rode By The Place (Where We Used To Stay) Motown 1435, December 1977; #71 R&B

    Original album master tapes delivered to Motown March 1, 1977, reveal that the album was envisioned as seven tracks as follows: Side 1 - I Can't Stop The Rain / You're My Peace Of Mind / Questions; Side 2 - Nightmare / There's More To Love / I'm Jealous / Rode By The Place (Where I Used To Stay). On March 31, Just Let Me Hold You For A Night and Hey Woman were added to the lineup and the album was re-sequenced.


    Bonus Tracks: Motown Lost & Found (pg. 20 & 21).
    #10-11 Outtakes from sessions for My Whole World Ended *(see note below track 19)
    #12-19 outtakes from the sessions for Feelin' Good.
    * (#10 & 11 could also be considered outtakes from this LP, as the released album included tracks from the previous year)
    #10-22 Previously Unreleased
    #13-17 and #20-22 are newly discovered compositions


    Release credits (pg. 23)
    Digitally remastered at Universal Mastering Studios-East
    Photographs courtesy of Motown Records Archives
    Bilboard chart information courtesy BPI Communcations Inc. and Joel Whitburn´s Record Research Inc.


    Back Cover
    A Universal Music Company
    (P) & (C) 2006 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc. 1755 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 - USA. Distributed by Universal Music Distribution. All Rights Reserved.


    Non-release notes
    Track 1 on disc 2, "You're My Peace Of Mind" appears as "You're My Piece Of Mind" on the back cover.

    From Hip-O Select: CD Edition limited to 5000 non-numbered limited edition copies.

    UK release date: June 4, 2007

    The mould of the CD contains a credit to UML which was bought by EDC, USA in June 2005. It seems that EDC used an existing UML CD mould.

    Barcode and Other Identifiers

    • Barcode (Printed): 6 02498 88048 7
    • Barcode (Scanned): 602498880487
    • Matrix / Runout (CD1): B00 059 4002CD01 01% [EDC logo]
    • Matrix / Runout (CD2): B00 059 4002CD02 [email protected] [EDC logo]
    • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI L007
    • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI L005
    • Mould SID Code (CD1 + CD2): IFPI 370
    • Other (Moud text): MADE IN USA BY UML
    • Other (Individual # Disc 1): B0005940-02 CD01
    • Other (Individual # Disc 2): B0005940-02 CD02