Sunday, May 20, 2018

Michelle Wright



*01-07-1961 Chatham, Ontario, CAN
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

1985/1988 Inception Sound Studios, 3876 Chesswood Drive, Toronto, Ontario, CAN - Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], Rick Giles [ac gt/bck vcl],  Bob Mann [gt],  Ron Dann [steel],  Kim Brandt [bass], Barry Keane [drums], Lou Pomanti [keyboards], John Johnson sax].  Producer:  Steve Bogard, Chad Irschick)
001 THE RHYTHM OF ROMANCE Savannah 873/SRL-9831 SAV 81252
002 DO RIGHT BY ME Savannah SRL-9831 SAV 81252
003 I WANT TO COUNT ON YOU Savannah SRS 851/SRL-9831 SAV 81252
004 I WISH I WERE ONLY LONELY Savannah 646/SRL-9831 SAV 81252
005 GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND Savannah SRL-9831 SAV 81252
006 ROCK ME GENTLY Savannah SRL-9831 SAV 81252
007 NEW FOOL AT AN OLD GAME Savannah SRS 860/SRL-9831 SAV 81252
008 WITH A LOVE LIKE YOURS Savannah SRL-9831 SAV 81252
009 I DON'T WANT TO WONDER Savannah SRL-9831 SAV 81252
010 REACHING FOR THE STARS Savannah 873/SRL-9831 SAV 81252
1987 unknown – Terry Carisse with Michelle Wright
011 NONE OF THE FEELING IS GONE Savannah SRS 851 SRS 860/SAV 81252
ca early 1990  Omnisound Recording Studio, 1806 Division Street, Nashville, TN/Midtown Tone And Volume, Nashville, TN - Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], Brent Mason [gt], Paul Franklin [steel], Richard Brannon [bass], John Gardner [drums], Terry McMillan [percussion], Carl Marsh [fairlight], Paul Hollowell [keyboards])
012 ALL YOU REALLY WANNA DO Arista AS 2208/ARCD-8627
013 NEW KIND OF LOVE Arista AS 2002/ARCD-8627 07822-18902-2
014 A WOMAN'S INTUITION Arista AS 2090/ARCD-8627
015 WIDE OPEN Arista ARCD-8627
016 NOT ENOUGH LOVE TO GO 'ROUND Arista ARCD-8627
017 THE LONGEST NIGHT Arista AS 2152 AS 2208/ARCD-8627
018 THE DUST AIN'T SETTLED YET Arista ARCD-8627
019 A HEARTBEAT AWAY Arista AS 2152/ARCD-8627
020 LIKE A HURRICANE Arista ARCD-8627
021 AS FAR AS LONELY GOES Arista AS 2002 AS 2090/ARCD-8627
Fall 1991/early 1992 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN - Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], Brent Mason [gt], Biff Watson [gt], John Willis [gt/mandolin], Bruce Bouton [steel], Sonny Garish [steel/dobro], Spady Brannan [bass], Lonnie Wilson [drums/percussion], Steve Nathan [piano/keyboards], Catherine Styron [keyboards], Carl Marsh [Fairlight] + Rick Giles, Lari White, Karen Staley [bck vcl]. Producer: Steve Bogard)
022 TAKE IT LIKE A MAN Arista 12406-7/07822-18685-2 07822-18902-2
023 IF I'M EVER OVER YOU Arista 12528-7/07822-18685-2
024 NOW AND THEN Arista 07822-18685-2
025 ONE TIME AROUND Arista 12444-7/07822-18685-2
026 HE WOULD BE SIXTEEN Arista 12480-7/07822-18685-2 07822-18902-2
027 THE CHANGE Arista 12480-7 12528-7 /07822-18685-2
028 DON'T START WITH ME Arista 07822-18685-2
029 GUITAR TALK Arista 12406-7/07822-18685-2 07822-18902-2
030 FASTEST HEALING WOUNDED HEART Arista 07822-18685-2
031 A LITTLE MORE COMFORTABLE Arista 12444-7/07822-18685-2
1994 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN - Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], John Willis [gt],  Mark Casstevens [ac gt/mandolin], Biff Watson [ac gt], Dann Huff [el gt], Brent Mason [el gt], Richard Bennett [el gt/Fender Rhodes], Paul Franklin [dobro/steel/ lap steel], Sonny Garrish [dobro/ steel], Dan Dugmore [steel],  Joe Chemay /    Glenn Worf [bass gt], Paul Leim [drums/ percussion],  Lonnie Wilson [drums], Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Bill Cuomo [piano], Michael Omartian [piano], Tony Harrell [keyboards], Steve Nathan [keyboards/ piano],  Raul Malo, Liana Manis, John Wesley Ryles, Cindy Walker, Lari White, Stephanie Bentley, Michael Black, John Cowan [bck vcl]. Producer: Tim DuBois, Jim Scherer,John Guess,Monty Powell, Val Garav)
032 ONE GOOD MAN Arista 12727-7 13053-7/07822-18753-2
033 SAFE IN THE ARMS OF LOVE Arista 07822-18753-2 07822-18902-2
034 WE'VE TRIED EVERYTHING ELSE Arista 07822-18753-2
035 COLD KISSES Arista 07822-18753-2
036 THE REASONS WHY I'M GONE Arista 07822-18753-2
037 TRY GETTING OVER YOU Arista 07822-18753-2
038 TELL ME MORE Arista 07822-18753-2
039 THE WALL Arista 07822-18753-2
040 THE OLD SONG AND DANCE Arista 07822-18753-2
041 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE 12727-7/07822-18753-2
ca 1995 poss. Nashville, TN - Michelle Wright
042 THE ANSWER IS YES Arista 13053-7/07822-18815-2 07822-18902-2
ca 1996 Nashville, TN - Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], Biff Watson [ac gt], John Willis [ac gt], Richard Bennett [el gt],  Mark Casstevens  [ac gt/mandolin], Michael Francis [gt], Steve Gibson [el gt], Dann Huff [el gt], Sara Majors [ac gt/ bck vcl], Jim Scherer [gt], Mike Severs [el gt], Paul Franklin [dobro/steel/ pedobro], Lee Warren [dobro/steel], Sonny Garrish [dobro/steel], Dan Dugmore / Buck Reid [steel], Joe Chemay / Mark Prentice/ Michael Rhodes/ Tom Szczesniak [bass gt], Michael Freeman [bass gt/bck vcl], Billy Thomas/ Brian Barnett / Pasi Leppikangas / John Gardner / Rick Grafton [drums], Tom Roady [percussion], Larry Franklin [fiddle], Eric Silver [fiddle/ gt/ mandolin], Tony Harrell/ Steve Nathan/Matt Rlllings [keyboards], John Hobbs [organ/ piano], Michael Omartian [piano], Lou Pomanto [accordion/ piano], Bill Cuomo [synthesizer], John Johnson [sax], The Nashville String Machine [strings], John Cowan, Michael Black, Tabitha Fair,  Sheree Jeacocke, Raul Malo, Liana Manis, Don Nielson, Kim Parent, Monty Powell, Kip Raines,  Dennis Wilson [bck vcl])
043 NOBODY'S GIRL Arista 13203-7/07822-18815-2 07822-18902-2
044 WE'VE TRIED EVERYTHING ELSE Arista 07822-18815-2
045 I'M NOT AFRAID Arista 13203-7/07822-18815-2
046 WHAT LOVE LOOKS LIKE Arista 07822-18815-2 07822-18902-2
047 CRANK MY TRACTOR Arista 07822-18815-2
048 YOU OWE ME Arista 07822-18815-2
049 FOR ME IT'S YOU Arista 07822-18815-2
050 LAID BACK STONE COLD Arista 07822-18815-2
051 AS GOOD AS IT GETS Arista 07822-18815-2
052 LOVE HAS NO PRIDE Arista 07822-18815-2
1996 [session for Peace In The Valley] unknown - Michelle Wright
053 PEOPLE GET READY Arista 07811-18821 BMG Special Products 45600-2
1997 Nashville, TN - Michelle Wright and Jim Brickman
054 YOUR LOVE 07822-18902-2
btw January 1998-1999 [overdub sessions] unknown – Michelle Wright dubbed to Patsy Cline original
055 WALKIN‘ AFTER MIDNIGHT9 BCI 40985
1999 unknown - Michelle Wright
056 I SURRENDER 07822-18906-2
057 WHEN I FOUND YOU 07822-18902-2 18906-2
2001-2002 Big Baby Recording, New York City/ Big House Studios, New York City/ Club 703, Nashville, TN /  Greenhouse Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN/ Magnetic Force Music, Wantagh, NY -  Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl/ac gt],  Bob Cadway [ac gt], Russ Desalvo [gt/ keyboard programming/ keyboards],  Mattias Gustafsson [gt], Blake Havard [ac gt/ piano/bck vcl], Bob Britt [el gt], Gerry Leonard [el gt], Marc Shulman [el gt],    Eric Silver [gt/berimbau/  mandolin/ oud/ sax/violin/ bclk vcl], Gary Barnum [slide gt], Howard Emerson [slide gt],  Jeff Allen/  Mark Hill [bass gt], Steven Drake [bass gt/ el gt],  Wayne Killius /  Chris McHugh /  Randall Stoll [drums],  Rick Almeida [drum programming], Peter Zizzo [drum programming/ gt], Patrick Carroll [drum programming/ bass gt/ percussion], David Lawbaugh [drum programming/ percussion programming], Anthony Miracle / Jeff Roach [drum programming/ keyboard programming/ keyboards],   Shane Keister [Fender Rhodes/ Hammond organ/ piano/ Wurlitzer], Kami Lyle [trumpet],   John Painter [flugelhorn],  Jenny Bruce, Dana Calitri, Lisa Cochran, Tabitha Fair, Kim Keyes, Curtis King, Tanya Leah, Larry Loftin, Fleming McWilliams, Chris Rodriguez, Tina Shafer, Chris Willis, Julie Wood [bck vcl])
058 I SURRENDER  RCA-Vik 92733-2
059 SHUT UP AND KISS ME OR JUST SHUT UP RCA-Vik 92733-2
060 STILL NO SHANGRI-LA RCA-Vik  92733-2
061 BROKEN RCA-Vik  92733-2
062 EVERY TIME YOU COME AROUND RCA-Vik 92733-2
063 FIND IT IN NEW YORK RCA-Vik  92733-2
064 THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE RCA-Vik  92733-2
065 LOVE IS THE ONLY WAY RCA-Vik 92733-2
066 COULD YOU BE RCA-Vik  92733-2
067 SORRY RCA-Vik  92733-2
068 I WILL BE THERE RCA-Vik  92733-2
069 CIRCLE OF LIFE RCA-Vik 92733-2
2005 The Grotto, 1943 Bristol Ct, Brentwood, TN – Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], John Willis [el gt/sitar/mandolin/el slide gt], Jerry Kimbrough [ac gt/gut string gt/bouzouki], Dan Drugmore [steel], Joe Chemay [bass/bck vcl], Wayne Killius [drums], Tony Haselden [seigh bells], Larry Franklin [fiddle], Gordon Mote [piano/strings], Catherine Styron Marx [keyboards/piano/organ], Jimmy Nichols [strings/organ/bells/French horn], Kim Parent [bck vcl]. Producer: Tony Haselden, Russ Zavitson)
070 HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
071 JINGLE BELL ROCK Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
072 JOY TO THE WORLD Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
073 I KNOW SANTA'S BEEN HERE Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
074 LITTLE DRUMMER BOY Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
075 RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
076 CHRISTMAS SONG Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
077 SILENT NIGHT Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
078 GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
079 WINTER WONDERLAND Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
080 O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
081 WHITE CHRISTMAS Icon BX-1093 Universal 687176
2006 unknown - Michelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vcl], Jerry Kimbrough [ac gt], Mike Francis [ac gt], John Willis [el gt], Dan Dugmore [steel],Scott Alexander/Joe Chemay [bass gt], Wayne Killius/Rick Gratton [drums], Larry Franklin [fiddle], Cathryn Styron Marx/Gordon Mote [piano], Steve O'Connor/Jimmy Nichols [keyboards] + Patricia Conroy, Sarah Majors, Mike Demay [bck vcl]. Producer:Russ Zavitson; Tony Haselden)
082 EVERYTHING AND MORE Icon FNCD5501
083 DANCE IN THE BOAT Icon FNCD5501
084 RIDING AROUND THE SUN Icon FNCD5501
085 I DON'T WANNA BE THAT STRONG Icon FNCD5501
086 IN A BLINK OF AN EYE Icon FNCD5501
087 I'VE FORGOTTEN YOU Icon FNCD5501
088 LOVE ME ANYWAY Icon FNCD5501
089 SOMETHING WILD Icon FNCD5501
090 YOU CAN'T LOSE THEM ALL Icon FNCD5501
091 MY GIVE A DAMN'S BUSTED Icon FNCD5501
092 LIKE AN ANGEL Icon FNCD5501
093 VOODOO Icon FNCD5501
ca 2010 unknown – Michelle Wright and Terry Carisse
094 NONE OF THE FEELING IS GONE Savannah 898427
22 April 2009  [live] The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, Alberta, CAN   /23 April 2009 [live] The Transcanada Theatre, Olds, Alberta, CAN/8 November 2010 [live] The Yates Theatre, Lethbridge, Alberta, CAN – Micghelle Wright (Michelle Wright [vc/gt/ percussion], Frank Michels [gt/fiddle], Shaun Bayles [gt], Clint Parris [keyboards])
09401 IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09402 I SURRENDER Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09403 YOU CAN'T LOSE THEM ALL Savannah  SAV 8126-2
09404 WHAT LOVE LOOKS LIKE Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09405 HE WOULD BE SIXTEEN Savannah  SAV 8126-2
09406 SOMETHING WILD Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09407 CRANK MY TRACTOR Savannah  SAV 8126-2
09408 I DON'T WANNA BE THAT STRONG Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09409 SAFE IN THE ARMS OF LOVE Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09410 GUITAR TALK Savannah  SAV 8126-2
09411 YOUR LOVE Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09412 OLD SONG AND DANCE Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09413 I'VE FORGOTTEN YOU Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09414 BROKEN Savannah  SAV 8126-2   
09415 NOBODY'S GIRL Savannah  SAV 8126-2  
09416 TAKE IT LIKE A MAN Savannah  SAV 8126-2
09417 EVERYTHING AND MORE Savannah 7400722
2012-2013 unknown – Michelle Wright
095 STRONG Savannah  SAV 8127-2  
096 CRAZY STUPID LOVE Savannah  SAV 8127-2  
097 ONE OF THESE DAYS Savannah  SAV 8127-2  
098 WHAT'S BETTER THAN THIS Savannah  SAV 8127-2
099 LAUGH A LITTLE Savannah  SAV 8127-2  
100 SHE'S A KEEPER Savannah  SAV 8127-2  
101 ANOTHER GOOD DAY Savannah  SAV 8127-2
102 TOGETHER FOREVER Savannah  SAV 8127-2  
103 WALKIN' ON A HEART THAT'S BREAKIN' Savannah  SAV 8127-2
104 BACK TO YOU Savannah  SAV 8127-2
105 I'LL CRY TOO Savannah  SAV 8127-2   
2014 unknown – Michelle Wright
106 LAUGH A LITTLE  [radio mix] digital single [rel. March 31, 2015]


ALBUMS

Savannah [CAN] SRL-9831 Do Right By Me:
Rhythm Of Romance; Do Right By Me; I Want To Count On You; I Wish I Were Only Lonely; Good Man Is Hard To Find; Rock Me Gently; New Fool At An Old Game; With A Love Like Yours; I Don't Want To Wonder; Reaching For The Stars – 88 (reissued in 1997 on 49076-2 and in 2010 pn SAV 81252 with bonus track None of The Feeling Is Gone)
Arista AL/ARCD-8627 Michelle Wright: All You Really Wanna Do; New Kind Of Love; Woman's Intuition; Wide Open; Not Enough Love To Go 'Round; The Longest Night; The Dust Ain't Settled Yet; A Heartbeat Away; Like A Hurricane; As Far As Lonely Goes – 17-07-90
Arista 07822-18685-2 Now And Then: Take It Like A Man; If I'm Ever Over You; Now And Then; One Time Around; He Would Be Sixteen; The Change; Don't Start With Me; Guitar Talk; Fastest Healing Wounded Heart; A Little More Comfortable – 22-05-92
Arista 07822-18753-2 The Reasons Why: One Good Man; Safe In The Arms Of Love; We've Tried Everything Else; Cold Kisses; The Reasons Why I'm Gone; Try Getting Over You; Tell Me More; The Wall; The Old Song And Dance – 01-09-94 (European issue on Arista 74321 22947 2 contains bonus tracks: Take It like A Man; Guitar Talk; He Would Be Sixteen; A Little More Comfortable)
Arista 07822-18815-2 For Me It's You: Nobody's Girl; Answer Is Yes; We've Tried Everything Else; I'm Not Afraid; Whet Love Looks Like; Crank My Tractor; You Owe Me; For Me It's You; Laid Back Stone Cold; As Good As It Gets; Love Has No Pride - 27-08-96
Arista [CAN] 07822-18906-2 The Greatest Hits Collection: New Kind Of Love; All You Really Wanna Do; Take It Like A Man; He Would Be Sixteen; Guitar Talk; Now and Then; One Good Man; Safe In The Arms Of Love; Nobody's Girl; What Love Looks Like; The Answer Is Yes; People Get Ready; Your Love; Walkin' After Midnight; When I Found You; I Surrender – 02-11-99
Arista 07822-18902-2 Greatest Hits: Take It Like A Man; Safe In The Arms Of Love; He Would Be Sixteen; Nobody's Girl; When I Found You*; New Kind Of Love; Answer Is Yes; What Love Looks Like; Guitar Talk; Your Love* - 25-01-00 (*previously unissued)
RCA Vik [CAN] 82876-92733-2 Shut Up And Kiss Me: I Surrender; Shut Up And Kiss Me Or Just Shut Up; Still No Shangri-La; Broken; Every Time You Come Around; Find It In New York; Thank You For Your Love; Love Is The Only Way; Could You Be; Sorry; I Will Be There; Circle Of Life - 27-05-02
Icon [CAN] BX-1093 A Wright Christmas: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas; Jingle Bell Rock; Joy To The World; I Know Santa's Been Here; Little Drummer Boy; Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer; Christmas Song; Silent Night; Go Tell It On The Mountain; Winter Wonderland; O Come All Ye Faithful; White Christmas - 25-10-05 (reissued on Universal 687176 Im Dreaming Of A Wright Christmas in 2008)
Icon [CAN] FNCD 5501 Everything And More: Everything and More; Dance in the Boat; Riding Around the Sun; I Don't Wanna Be That Strong; In a Blink of an Eye; I've Forgotten You; Love Me Anyway; Something Wild; You Can't Lose Them All; My Give a Damn's Busted; Like an Angel; Voodoo - 08-08-06 (reissued in 2008 on Savannah SAV 8123-2)
Savannah [CAN] 898427 Do Right By Me: Rhythm Of Romance; Do Right By Me; I Want To Count On You; I Wish I Were Only Lonely; Good Man Is Hard To Find; Rock Me Gently; New Fool At An Old Game; With A Love Like Yours; I Don't Want To Wonder; Reaching For The Stars; None Of The Feeling Is Gone /W.Terry Carisse* – 24-08-10 (*previously unissued)
Savannah Music [CAN] SAV 8126-2 Wright Songs: An Acoustic Evening with Michelle Wright: In The Blink Of An Eye; I Surrender; You Can't Lose Them All; What Love Looks Like; He Would Be Sixteen; Something Wild; Crank My Tractor; I Don't Wanna Be That Strong; Safe In the Arms of Love; Guitar Talk; Your Love; Old Song And Dance; I've Forgotten You; Broken;  Nobody's Girl; Take It Like A Man; Everything And More – 22-11-11
Savannah Music [CAN] SAV 8127-2 Strong: Strong; Crazy Stupid Love;  One Of These Days; What's Better Than This; Laugh A Little; She's A Keeper; Another Good Day; Together Forever;  Walkin' On A Heart That's Breakin'; Back To You; I'll Cry Too – 16-07-13

EPs
Arista [CAN] KSD1-7408 Chevy Thunder:  The Answer Is Yes; Take It Like A Man; Safe In The Arms Of Love; I'm Not Afraid; Guitar Talk – 97 (Promo)
BMG Special Products [CAN] KSD1-7411 Michelle Wright: Safe In The Arms Of Love;  Nobody's Girl ; What Love Looks Like – 97 (Promo)
BMG Special Products [CAN] KSD1-7412 St. Laurent Centre 30th Anniversary Commemorative Compact Disc: Nobody's Girl; If I'm Ever Over You; What Love Looks Like; Safe In The Arms Of Love; The Reasons Why I'm Gone – 97 (promo)



SINGLES
Savannah [CAN] (1985-88)
646 I Wish I Were Only Lonely / ? – 88
SRS 851 New Fool At An Old Game / I Want To Count On You - 87
SRS 860 None Of The Feeling Is Gone / New Fool At An Old Game - 88
SRS 873 Rhythm Of Romance / Reaching For The Stars - 89
Arista (1990-96)
AS 2002 New Kind Of Love / As Far As Lonely Goes - 04-90
AS 2090 A Woman's Intuition / As Far As Lonely Goes - 09-90
AS 2152 Heartbeat Away / Longest Night - 12-90
AS 2208 All You Really Wanna Do / Longest Night - 04-91
12406-7 Take It Like A Man / Guitar Talk - 02-92
12444-7 One Time Around / Little More Comfortable - 06-92
12480-7 He Would Be Sixteen / The Change - 10-92
12528-7 The Change / If I'm Over You - 01-93
12727-7 One Good Man / Where Do We Go From Here - 04-07-94
13053-7 Answer Is Yes / Cold Kisses - 96
13203-7 Nobody's Girl / I'm Not Afraid - 24-06-96
Windham Hill
WD99-82 Your Love – 99 w. Jim Brickman

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