ALI WOODSON: SOUL INTERPRETATIONS (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

Ali Woodson CD

With one of the greatest and most distinctive voices in contemporary music, the late Ali Woodson enjoyed a distinguished career as the lead singer of the legendary Temptations (1984–86, then 1988-96) performing worldwide and giving the Motown stalwarts one of their biggest hits with 1984's "Treat Her Like A Lady" as well as 1986's US R&B hit single, "Lady Soul."

A multifaceted performer, Ali played several instruments including keyboards, bass, and drums; he wrote his own music, lyrics, and arrangements, and produced recordings. His incredible vocals and unbelievable range led him to work with many of the other greats in the industry. He performed with longtime friend  Queen of Soul', Aretha Franklin as well as Natalie Cole, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Patti Austin, “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack and many others.

This SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings release features new mixes of recordings by Ali, twelve of which (including "Dreaming Wide Awake," a wonderful duet with the legendary Freda Payne) were originally produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass who considers Ali to be one of the greatest vocalists he's ever worked with. 

https://open.spotify.com/album/68MoKTyKYXTTgCFV85lPMd?si=V4Y8oq9HQY6DRHx9SjxmMA

CREDITS:

1. "Drama In The Bedroom" 
                   
2. "Baby, Just Fill In The Blanks"
Acoustic Piano: Billy Shields
Backing Vocals: Preston Glass   

3. "Right Here All Along" 

4. "Blackberry” 
Backing Vocals: Gemia Burns

5. "And Then We Touched” 
 
6.  “Dreaming Wide Awake”  (duet with Freda Payne)

7.  "I Want You Everlasting”  
      
8.  "You’ve Got To Believe That" 

9.  "Misty Morning”    

10   "Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman" 

11.   "Where Would We Be Without The Music" 
Vocals: Ali Woodson, Punkin

12.  "My Na Na” 

13.  “I Could Fall In Love” 
Acoustic Guitar: Joel Jaffe

14.  “Girl Don’t Walk Away” 
Backing Vocals: Preston Glass & Ali Woodson   
   

All tracks produced by Preston Glass, except tracks 9 & 12, produced by Ali Woodson
Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14: Keyboards, Strings, Drums & bass: Preston Glass 
Tracks 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11: Guitars: Preston Glass
Track 14: Horns & strings: Preston Glass  
Tracks 9, 12: Keyboards, drums, guitars & bass: Ali Woodson
Tracks 1, 13: Backing Vocals: Ali Woodson
Tracks 7, 8, 10: Backing Vocals: NU ERA   

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS; JOE RESTIVO, DAVID NATHAN & PRESTON GLASS
Album mastered at Multi-Task Labs, 
Santa Monica, Ca. by Zack Marlow & Preston Glass

© 2020, SoulMusic Records (SMR)/ Platinum Garage Recordings

Preston Glass would like to thank: Gina Glass, Joe Restivo, David Nathan, Marc Blake, Juanita Woodson & The entire Ali Woodson Family 

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