Dionne Warwick’s ‘Dionne’ is an album (and her best seller ) produced By Barry Manilow and released in May, 1979 by Arista.
Track Listing : 1.Who, What, When, Where, Why (Rupert Holmes) – 03:15 . 2.After You (Doug Frank, Doug James) – 04:02 . 3.The Letter (Wayne Carson Thompson) – 03:11 . 4.I’Ll Never Love This Way Again (Richard Kerr, Will Jennings) – 03:33 . 5.Déjà Vu (Isaac Hayes, Adrienne Anderson) – 04:06 . 6.Feeling Old Feelings (Danny Hice, Chip Hardy) – 04:03 . 7.In Your Eyes (Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman, Jack Feldman) – 03:43 . 8.My Everlasting Love (Rick Sandler, Jeanne Fitzsimmons, Con Cowan) – 04:23 . 9.Out Of My Hands (Cissy Houston, Alvin Fields, Frank) – 03:17 . 10.All The Time (Manilow, Marty Panzer) – 04:06
Musicians : Dionne Warwick – Vocals . Mitch Holder – Guitar . Will Lee – Bass . Bill Mays – Keyboards . Barry Manilow – Piano . Rick Schlosser – Drums . Alan Estes – Percussion . Sid Sharp – Concermaster
Production : Produced By Barry Manilow . Michael Delugg – Engineer . Barry Manilow – Arranger
Recorded In 1979.
Released In May, 1979 By Arista.
Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
“Deja Vu” (written by Hayes and Adrienne Anderson) was also successfuland the album went platinum. Maybe I’m losing my mind, but I like the record: the arrangements are no-nonsense and not overly saccharine; […]
pianoporsche @ RateYourMusic
For those that yearned for a return to hammy oboes, stringsand harps, the great producer Barry Manilow has heard your cries. Dionne, like the identically-titled 1972 album, has a huge problem with magniloquent ballads; or rather, there’s not enough room for Warwick’s pipes to make you as weepy as the arrangements. […]
The Second Disc
Davis knew that Manilow was the right man to reinvigorate Dionne Warwick’s career once she was signed to Arista. The resulting album is one of the strongest entries in Warwick’s impressive catalogueand also one of the most enduring albums produced by Manilow. […]