Personnel: Boney James (soprano & tenor saxophones, clavinet, keyboards); Bridgette Bryant, Gene Van Buren, Alex Brown (vocals); Sam Riney (alto flute); David Torkanowsky (piano, keyboards); Jeff Carruthers, Kiki Ebsen, Daryl Smith (keyboards); Paul Jackson Jr., "Doc" Powell, Allen Hinds (guitar); Peter White (acoustic guitar); Freddie Washington, Roberto Vally, Dwayne "Smitty" Smith (bass); Lenny Castro (percussion).
Recorded at Alpha Studios, Burbank, California.
Personnel: Boney James (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, Clavinet, keyboards, synthesizer); Gene Van Burne, Alex Brown, Bridgette Bryant (vocals); Peter White (guitar, acoustic guitar); Doc Powell, Allen Hinds, Paul Jackson, Jr. (guitar); Sam Riney (alto flute); David Torkanowsky (piano, keyboards); Darrell Smith, Daryl Smith, Darryl Otis Smith, Jeff Carruthers, Kiki Ebsen (keyboards); Lenny Castro (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Paul Brown .
Recording information: Alpha Studios, Burbank, CA.
Photographer: Andrea Marouk.
Arrangers: Carl Barnett; Jeff Carruthers; Paul Brown ; Boney James.
On Backbone, a set of obvious dance tracks, saxophonist Boney James resembles Grover Washington, Jr., both on tenor and soprano. ~ Scott Yanow