Bet Cha Say That to All the Girls

Summary

Bet Cha Say That to All The Girls
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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 18, 1983
Recorded1982
Genre[1][2]
Length41:49
LabelCotillion Records
ProducerGeorge Duke
Sister Sledge chronology
The Sisters
(1982)
Bet Cha Say That to All The Girls
(1983)
When The Boys Meet The Girls
(1985)
Singles from Bet Cha Say That to All The Girls
  1. "B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Baby)"
    Released: 1983
  2. "Gotta Get Back to Love"
    Released: 1983
  3. "Thank You for the Party"
    Released: 1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars [1]

Bet Cha Say That to All The Girls is the seventh studio album by American R&B and pop girl group Sister Sledge.[1] It was released in 1983 on the Cotillion Records label.[1][2] Singles from the album included "B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Baby)", "Gotta Get Back to Love", "Thank You for the Party". The album peaked at number 169 on the Billboard 200 chart[3] and number 35 on the Top R&B Albums chart in 1983.[4]

Track listing

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Baby)"
3:46
2."Lifetime Lover"
  • Derek Graves
  • Sister Sledge
4:30
3."Once in Your Life"
  • Jay Levy
  • Terry Shaddick
3:43
4."Shake Me Down"
  • Crystal Blake
  • David Paul Bryant
  • Mitch Kaplan
  • Peter Rafeson
4:15
5."Dream On"
  • Geoff Leib
  • John Keller
4:00
Total length:19:34
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Let Him Go"George Duke3:50
2."Smile"5:10
3."Bet Cha Say That to All the Girls"David "Hawk" Wollinski4:21
4."Gotta Get Back to Love"
3:39
5."Thank You for the Party"
3:56
Total length:19:76

Charts

Chart (1983) Peak
position
US Billboard Top LPs & Tape 169
US Billboard Black LPs 35

Personnel

Personnel adapted from liner notes.

  • Kathy Sledge Lightfoot – vocals
  • Joni Sledge – vocals
  • Debbie Sledge Young – vocals
  • Kim Sledge – vocals
  • Al Jarreaurap (track B3)
  • Jeffrey Osborne – backing vocals (track B5)
  • George Duke – keyboards, Linn drum machine
  • Charles Fearing – guitar (track A2)
  • Peter Rafelson – guitar (track A4)
  • Mike Sembello – guitar
  • Louis Johnson – bass
  • Freddie Washington – bass (tracks A1, B1)
  • Nathan Watts – bass (track A2)
  • David Paul Bryant – Moog bass (track A4)
  • Ricky Lawson – drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Larry Williams – flute, tenor & baritone saxophone
  • Ronnie Lewis – soprano saxophone (track A3)
  • Gary Grant, Jerry Hey – trumpet & flugelhorn
  • Lou McGreary – trombone, bass trombone
  • Dorothy Remsen – harp
  • Assa Dori, Brenton B. Banks, George Kast, Gerald Vinci, Irma Neumann, Joy Lyle, Marylin R. Graham, Reg Hill, Robert Shushel, Sherril C. Baptist, Stuart V. Canin, Thomas R. Buffum – violin
  • Allan Harshman, David Schwartz, Rollice E. Dale, Samuel Boghosian – viola
  • Barbara Hunter, Earl S. Madison, Frederick Seykora, Raymond S. Kelley – cello

Production

  • Producer: George Duke
  • Assistant producer: Cheryl R. Brown
  • Vocal arrangements by George Duke & Sister Sledge
  • Horn arrangements by George Duke (tracks: A5, B3) & Jerry Hey (tracks: A1 to A4, B1, B2, B4, B5)
  • Strings conductor & string arrangements: George Del Barrio
  • Strings contractor: Bill Hughes
  • Recording & remix engineer: Tommy Vicari
  • Additional engineering: Erik Zobler

References

  1. ^ a b c d Hanson, Amy. "Sister Sledge - Bet Cha Say That to All the Girls (1983) album review". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Sister Sledge - Bet Cha Say That to All the Girls (1983) album releases & credits". Discogs. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Sister Sledge Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Sister Sledge Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 28 June 2018.

External links

  • Sister Sledge - Bet Cha Say That to All the Girls (1983) album to be listened as stream on Spotify