Bobby Brown ‎– Don't Be Cruel

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MCA Records ‎– MCA-42185
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A1 Cruel Prelude 0:39
A2 Don't Be Cruel
Rap – Bobby*, Daryl*, L.A.*Written-By – D. Simmons*, L.A. Reid-Babyface*
6:52
A3 My Prerogative
Backing Vocals – Aaron Hall, Bernard Bill, Lee DrakefordBacking Vocals, Keyboards, Mixed By – Teddy RileyDrum Programming – Markell RileyEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By, Recorded By – Jim HannemanEngineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Dennis MitchellMixed By, Producer, Written-By – Gene GriffinWritten-By – Bobby Brown
4:57
A4 Roni
Written-By – Babyface
5:58
A5 Rock Wit'cha
Backing Vocals – Bobby BrownWritten-By – Babyface-L.A. Reid*
4:47
B1 Every Little Step
Engineer – Jon GassProducer – L.A. & BabyfaceVocals – Babyface, Daryl Simmons, Karyn White, Kayo (4)Written-By – L.A. Reid-Babyface*
3:59
B2 I'll Be Good To You
Backing Vocals – Aaron Hall, Bernard Bill, Lee DrakefordBacking Vocals, Keyboards, Mixed By – Teddy RileyDrum Programming – Markell RileyEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By, Recorded By – Jim HannemanEngineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Dennis MitchellMixed By, Producer, Written-By – Gene GriffinWritten-By – Bobby Brown
4:25
B3 Take It Slow
Backing Vocals – Ollie Bolds, Ronnie WatkinsBacking Vocals, Bass [Tastie Bass], Drums, Effects [Overdubs], Engineer [Assistant], Guitar, Mixed By, Producer, Written-By – Larry WhiteBacking Vocals, Drums [Drum Fills] – Richard AguonBacking Vocals, Written-By – Lee PetersBass, Synthesizer [Bass Synthesizer] – Kirk CrumplerEffects [Sound, Special F/x] – Ruben LaxamanaEngineer [Assistant] – K2 (16), Mark SlagleEngineer, Mixed By, Recorded By, Technician [Drums] – Michael DentenEngineer, Recorded By – Howard JohnsonFinger Snaps – Ervilinda Nasaira Hill, Mel Jay, Tommy BrownGuitar – Emilio ConesaKeyboards – Ben Rayes, Dewayne Sweet, Percy ScottSaxophone [Soprano] – "The Cat" Melicio Magdaluyo*Written-By – Jay Logan*
5:22
B4 All Day All Night
Backing Vocals – Ollie BoldsBacking Vocals, Drums – Richard AguonBacking Vocals, Engineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Michael DentenBacking Vocals, Written-By – Lee PetersDrums, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Bass Synthesizer], Written-By – Dewayne SweetEngineer [Assistant] – K2 (16), Mark SlagleEngineer [Assistant], Keyboards, Mixed By, Producer, Written-By – Larry WhiteEngineer, Recorded By – Howard JohnsonKeyboards – Ben Rayes, Percy ScottMixed By [Remix] – Louil Silas, Jr.*Voice [Telephone Conversation] – Ervilinda Nasaira HillWritten-By – Dennis Wadington*
4:40
B5 I Really Love You Girl
Backing Vocals – Porsche Griffin*Backing Vocals, Mixed By, Performer [All Instruments], Producer, Written-By – Gordon JonesDrum Programming [Drum Overdubs] – Flip KirbyEdited By [Special Edits] – Bill DirksEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By – Paul EingerEngineer, Mixed By – Mitch GibsonEngineer, Recorded By – Phil Waters*Written-By – Bobby Brown
5:11
B6 Cruel Reprise 0:18

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℗ 1988 MCA Records, Inc.
© MCA Records, Inc., 70 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California - U.S.A.

A1, A2, A4, to B1, B6 produced for La'Face Inc.
Recorded at Silverlake Studios, Hollywood, CA.

A3, B2 produced by Gene Griffin for G.R. Productions.
Recorded at Axis Studios, New York.
Mixed at Soundworks, New York, NY.

B3, B4 produced A White House Production.
Recorded at Different Fur Studios, San Francisco, CA and Infinite Studios, Alameda, CA.

A5 produced for Flash Production.
Recorded at Cochrane Studios, Studio City, CA and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.

A3, B2, B5 co-produced for B. Brown Productions.
Mastered at Future Disc Systems, Hollywood, CA.

Closely resembles Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel but has a slightly different label on A and B.

P in runouts is scrached out

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7674-22185-1 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 1): MCA 7812 A-4 FUTUREDISC | p̶
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 1): MCA 7813 FDS-3 | p̶
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 2): MCA 7812 FDS 2 FUTUREDISC
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 2): MCA 7813 FDS 1

Other Versions (5 of 65) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UICY-25344 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel (CD, Album, RE, SHM) Geffen Records UICY-25344 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
DMCF 3425 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(CD, Album) MCA Records DMCF 3425 UK 1988 Sell This Version
MCF 3425 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(LP, Album) MCA Records MCF 3425 UK 1988 Sell This Version
none Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel (Expanded)(28xFile, MP3, Album, RE, 320) Geffen Records none 2017
MCD 03425, DMCF 3425 Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel(CD, Album, RE) MCA Records, MCA Records MCD 03425, DMCF 3425 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

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bobbybrownstan

December 23, 2017

One of the most iconic & defining albums of the 80's. Bobby's Don't Be Cruel and stage performances influenced generations' of artists up to this day. Truly a masterpiece.