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Bobby Brown
Don't Be Cruel

Album US 1988 on MCA Records label
R&B/Soul (RnB/Swing, Swingbeat)

℗ 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.

PortraitBobby Brown bvoc, voc, *1969 US
album by, rap, written by
PortraitL.A. & Babyface
mixed by, producer, performer, all instruments, written by
PortraitDaryl Simmons , *1957 US
rap, written by, vocals
PortraitL.A. Reid perc, dr, bvoc, *1956 US
PortraitTeddy Riley voc, bvoc, *1967 US
backing vocals, keyboards, mixed by
PortraitGene Griffin 1944-2009 US
mixed by, producer, written by
PortraitBabyface key, voc,
PortraitKaryn White bvoc, voc, *1965 US
PortraitKayo voc, b,
PortraitLarry White voc, g,
backing vocals, drums, guitar, mixed by, producer, written by, engineer, assistant, effects, overdubs, bass, tastie bass, keyboards, mixed by, producer, written by, engineer, assistant
PortraitRichard Aguon dr, voc, perc,
backing vocals, drums, drum fills
PortraitLee Peters voc, cl,
backing vocals, written by
Kirk Crumpler b, syn, voc, dr,
bass, synthesizer, bass synthesizer
PortraitRuben Laxamana sax, voc,
effects, sound, special f/x
PortraitMichael Denten voc, US
engineer, mixed by, recorded by, technician, drums
Ervilinda Nasaira Hill
finger snaps, voice, telephone conversation
Mel Jay
finger snaps
PortraitTommy Brown
finger snaps
PortraitEmilio Conesa g, voc,
Ben Rayes
PortraitDewayne Sweet key,
keyboards, drums, keyboards, written by, synthesizer, bass synthesizer
PortraitPercy Scott key,
PortraitMelecio Magdaluyo as, fl,
saxophone, soprano
PortraitGordon Jones
backing vocals, mixed by, producer, written by, performer, all instruments
Flip Kirby
drum programming, drum overdubs
JA artwork by, art direction
Babyface backing vocals
Daryl Simmons backing vocals
Karyn White backing vocals
Kayo backing vocals
Bobby Brown co-producer, backing vocals
Julie Moss design
Jon Gass engineer, recorded by, edited by, special edits
Don Emerson engineer, assistant
John Guggenheim engineer, assistant
Fred Howard mixed by, engineer, assistant
Toni Greene mixed by, engineer, assistant
Louil Silas Jr. executive-producer, mixed by, remix
George L. Smith management
Steve Hall mastered by
Todd Gray photography by
Tommy Brown producer, production coordinator
Aaron Hall backing vocals
Bernard Bill backing vocals
Lee Drakeford backing vocals
Markell Riley drum programming
Jim Hanneman mixed by, recorded by, engineer, assistant
Dennis Mitchell engineer, mixed by, recorded by
L.A. & Babyface producer
Ollie Bolds backing vocals
Ronnie Watkins backing vocals
K2 engineer, assistant
Mark Slagle engineer, assistant
Howard Johnson engineer, recorded by
Michael Denten backing vocals, engineer, mixed by, recorded by
Porsche Griffin backing vocals
Bill Dirks edited by, special edits
Paul Einger mixed by, engineer, assistant
Mitch Gibson engineer, mixed by
Philip Walters engineer, recorded by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Cruel PreludeBobby Brown0:39
2Don't Be CruelBobby BrownDaryl Simmons, L.A. & Babyface6:52
3My PrerogativeBobby BrownGene Griffin, Bobby Brown4:57
4RoniBobby BrownBabyface5:58
5Rock Wit'chaBobby BrownL.A. & Babyface4:47
6Every Little StepBobby BrownL.A. & Babyface3:59
7I'll Be Good To YouBobby BrownGene Griffin, Bobby Brown4:25
8Take It SlowBobby BrownLarry White, Lee Peters, Jay Logan5:22
9All Day All NightBobby BrownLee Peters, Dewayne Sweet, Larry White, Dennis Wadlington4:40
10I Really Love You GirlBobby BrownGordon Jones, Bobby Brown5:11
11Cruel RepriseBobby Brown0:18
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