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The Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night Mp3

  • Performer: The Brothers Johnson
  • Album: Light Up The Night
  • Label: A&M Records
  • Catalog #: SP-3716
  • MP3: 2073 mb | FLAC: 1999 mb
  • Released: 1980
  • Country: US
  • Style: Funk, Disco
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 616
  • Category: Funk
The Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night Mp3


1This Had To Be
Written-By – Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Backing Vocals [Fills] – Michael JacksonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
2Light Up The Night
Written-By – Louis Johnson, Rod TempertonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
3All About The Heaven
Lead Vocals – George JohnsonWritten-By – Rod Temperton
4You Make Me Wanna Wiggle
Lead Vocals – Alex WeirWritten-By – Rod Temperton, Valerie JohnsonWritten-By, Lead Guitar – Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Lead Guitar, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
5Smilin' On Ya
Synthesizer – Larry WilliamsWritten-By – George Johnson, Greg Phillinganes, Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Trumpet – Jerry Hey
Effects [Vocal Percussion], Percussion – Paulinho DaCostaSynthesizer – Larry WilliamsWritten-By – George Johnson, Rod TempertonWritten-By, Bass – Louis Johnson
Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Valerie JohnsonWritten-By, Bass Guitar – Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Electric Piano – Rod TempertonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
8Closer To The One That You Love
Written-By – Louis Johnson, Rod TempertonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
Lead Vocals, Percussion – Richard HeathWritten-By – Rod Temperton


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SP-3716The Brothers Johnson Light Up The Night ‎(LP, Album, Gat)A&M RecordsSP-3716US1980
CS-3716The Brothers Johnson Light Up The Night ‎(Cass, Album, RE)A&M RecordsCS-3716US1988
CS 3716The Brothers Johnson Light Up The Night ‎(Cass, Album, Club, CRC)A&M RecordsCS 3716US1980
Edition 10Brothers Johnson Light Up The Night ‎(LP)Sweet ThunderEdition 10US1980
L37067The Brothers Johnson Light Up The Night ‎(LP, Album)A&M RecordsL37067Australia1980


  • Arranged By [Backing Vocals, Rhythm, Synthesizer]Rod Temperton
  • Arranged By [Horns, Strings], Flugelhorn, French Horn, TrumpetJerry Hey
  • Arranged By [Rhythm]The Brothers Johnson
  • Arranged By [Synthesizer]Johnny Mandel
  • Art DirectionChuck Beeson, Glen Wexler
  • Backing VocalsAlex Weir, Augie Johnson, Jim Gilstrap, Josie James, Merry Clayton, Michael Jackson, Richard Heath, Scherrie Payne, Susaye Greene-Brown, Valerie Johnson
  • Backing Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Prophet 5], VocalsLouis Johnson
  • Backing Vocals, Guitar [Rhythm, Lead], Lead VocalsGeorge Johnson
  • Design Concept [Cover Concept]Ed Eckstine, Glen Wexler
  • Directed ByThe Fitzgerald-Hartley Company
  • DrumsJohn Robinson
  • Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic], SynthesizerGreg Phillinganes
  • Engineer [Assistant]John Van Nest, Ralph Osborn, Randy Pipes, Tim Gerrity
  • Euphonium, Strings [Conductor], Trombone, Trumpet [Slide]Bill Reichenbach
  • Flugelhorn, TrumpetGary Grant
  • Flute, Saxophone [Alto, Tenor], SynthesizerLarry Williams
  • Flute, Saxophone [Baritone, Soprano, Tenor]Kim Hutchcroft
  • Horns [Performer]The Seawind Horns
  • IllustrationKurt Triffet
  • Mastered ByBernie Grundman
  • Mixed By, Recorded ByBruce Swedien
  • Photography ByGlen Wexler
  • Producer, Arranged By [Backing Vocals, Rhythm, Synthesizer], Backing VocalsQuincy Jones
  • Programmed By [Synthesizer], SynthesizerSteve Porcaro


Recorded at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, California; Allen Zentz Recording, Hollywood,
California; A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Mixed at Kendun Recorders
Mastered at A&M Recording Studios

John Robinson & Merry Clayton appear courtesy of MCA Records
Paulinho Da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records
Richard Heath & Alex Weir appear courtesy of Qwest Records
Steve Porcaro appears courtesy of CBS Records
Scherrie Payne & Susaye Greene-Brown appear courtesy of Motown Records
Augie Johnson appears courtesy of Fantasy Records
Michael Jackson appears courtesy of Epic Records

We dedicate this album with love to our wives Valerie and Debbie and our kids Kodi Riko,
Kenji Niko, and Selena Anis.


  • Barcode: 07502137161
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side): A&M SP03716A (RE-1)-S2 A 10
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side): A&M SP03716B-SM2 B6 51
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): A&M SP03716A(RE-1)-P1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): A&M SP03716B -P3


  • Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
  • Recorded At – Allen Zentz Recording
  • Recorded At – A&M Studios
  • Mixed At – A&M Studios
  • Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records