Yarbrough & Peoples Guilty
- Released: October 2, 2012
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: Cherry Red UK
- 2.I Wouldn't Lie
- 3.Wrapped Around My Finger
- 4.Let The Music Play
- 6.I'll Give Anything To Have You Back
- 8.Who Is She
- 9.A Closer Love Affair
- 10.Guilty (Extended Version)
- 11.I Wouldn't Lie (Extended Version)
- 12.Wrapped Around Your Finger (Extended Version)
- 13.Don't Stop The Feeling (Club Mix)
- 15.Wrapped Around Your Finger (Dub Version)
- 16.I Wouldn't Lie (Live In Concert)
Yarbrough & Peoples: Cavin Yarbrough (vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming); Alisa Peoples (vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming).
Additional personnel includes: Maurice Hayes (guitar, keyboards, synthesizer); Jonah Ellis (guitar); Victor "Widetrack" Hill (keyboards, synthesizer, bass); Billy Young, Jimmy Hamilton, Oliver Scott, Luis Cabaza (keyboards, synthesizer); Abraham Laboriel (bass); Raymond Calhoun, James Gadson (drums).
Producers includes: Jimmy Hamilton, Maurice Hayes, Jonah Ellis, Cavin Yarbrough.
Recorded at Total Experience Recording Studios, Hollywood, California.
Personnel: Alisa Peoples (vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming, background vocals); Calvin Yarbrough (vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming, background vocals); Maurice Hayes (guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, background vocals); Jonah Ellis (guitar); Robert "Goodie" Whitfield (saxophone); Billy Young (piano, keyboards, synthesizer); Victor "Wide Track" Hill (keyboards, synthesizer, bass guitar, background vocals); Jimmy Hamilton, Oliver Scott, Troy Peoples (keyboards, synthesizer, background vocals); Luis Cabaza (keyboards, synthesizer); Abraham Laboriel, Sr. (bass guitar); Raymond Calhoun (drums, background vocals); James Gadson (drums); Bernard Spears (percussion, background vocals); Lofton Gray, Victor Orlando, Paulinho Da Costa (percussion); Maxine Waters, Marva Barnes, Julia Waters, Ted Rabb, Luther Peoples, Alan "Stretch" Holloman, Michael Wycoff, Charlie Wilson (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Calvin Yarbrough; Michael Evans; Jonah Ellis; LaMont Johnson; Lonnie Simmons ; Mark Shifman.
Liner Note Author: J. Matthew Cobb.
Recording information: Total Experience Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Photographer: Darius Anthony.
Guilty was Yarbrough & Peoples' best album. Issued in late 1985, the LP was ample proof that the duo could come through on both dance cuts and slow jams. The gritty funky title track, not the Alexander O'Neal hit, was a number 2 R&B hit and has one of Alisa Peoples' best vocals. Produced and co-written by labelmates Jimmy Hamilton and Maurice Hayes of Prime Time (the number 22 R&B-charting "I Owe It To Myself"). Hamilton and Hayes did the follow-up, the rousing number 6 R&B smash, "I Wouldn't Lie." The third single was the delicate ballad, "Wrapped Around Your Finger." Other highlights were the breezy ballad, "I'll Give Anything to Have You Back" and the snarlingly funky "Anytime." Some of Guilty's tracks are on the 1997 Polygram CD, The Best of Yarbrough & Peoples. ~ Ed Hogan
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