Tag: Wilson Phillips

Thursday 4/28/22 11am ET: Feature Artist – Wilson Phillips

Wilson Phillips is an American vocal group consisting of Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, and Chynna Phillips, the daughters of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys and of John and Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, respectively.

Their 1990 eponymous debut album sold over 10 million copies worldwide and consisted of five major US hits, three of which went to number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 1990, the group won the Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year for “Hold On”, and was nominated for five Grammy Awards and two American Music Awards.

Thursday 2/10/22 10pm ET: Feature LP: Wilson Phillips (1990) Expanded Edition

Wilson Phillips is the debut album by American vocal group Wilson Phillips, released May 8, 1990 by SBK Records.

The album was enormously successful in the U.S. where it peaked at #2 on the LP chart for ten weeks starting August 4, 1990. Overall, the album spent 125 weeks on the charts, including one year in the top 10. Furthermore, Wilson Phillips earned the group a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year.

The album has sold five million copies in the United States and over eight million worldwide.

Five singles were released from the album, with “Hold On”, “Release Me” and “You’re in Love” all hitting number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. “Impulsive” reached number four, and the fifth single “The Dream Is Still Alive” peaked at number 12.

  1. “Hold On” 4:27
  2. “Release Me” 4:56
  3. “Impulsive” 4:34
  4. “Next to You (Someday I’ll Be)” 4:57
  5. “You’re in Love” 4:51
  6. “Over and Over” 4:40
  7. “A Reason to Believe” 4:04
  8. “Ooh You’re Gold” 4:19
  9. “Eyes Like Twins” 5:03
  10. “The Dream Is Still Alive” 4:05

Chynna Phillips – lead vocals (1, 2, 5–7, 9, 10), backing vocals
Carnie Wilson – lead vocals (4, 6, 9, 10), backing vocals
Wendy Wilson – lead vocals (3, 8), backing vocals
Glen Ballard – keyboards (1, 2, 4–10), rhythm arrangements (1, 2, 4–10)

Randy Kerber – keyboards (1, 2, 4–10)
Clif Magness – keyboards (3), rhythm guitar (3), arrangements (3)
Bill Payne – organ (3, 10)
Michael Landau – guitar (1, 2, 4–6, 8–10)
Joe Walsh – additional rhythm guitar (1, 7), rhythm guitar (3), slide guitar solo (3)
Steve Lukather – rhythm guitar (7), guitar solo (7, 9)
Basil Fung – rhythm guitar (10)
Jimmy Johnson – bass (1–4, 6–9)
Abraham Laboriel – bass (5)
Neil Stubenhaus – bass (10)
John Robinson – drums
Paulinho da Costa – percussion
Vocals arranged by Glen Ballard and Wilson Phillips

Friday 9/3/21 1am ET: Feature LP: Various Artists – Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin is a 1991 tribute album consisting of interpretations of sixteen songs written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Released October 22, 1991. The title refers to a song on John’s album 21 at 33, “Two Rooms at the End of the World”, and to the duo’s unusual collaborative style; it is also the title of a 1991 film documenting their collaboration.

  1. “Border Song” Eric Clapton 4:21
  2. “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)” Kate Bush 4:57
  3. “Come Down in Time” Sting 3:38
  4. “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” The Who 4:32
  5. “Crocodile Rock” The Beach Boys 4:21
  6. “Daniel” Wilson Phillips 4:03
  7. “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word” Joe Cocker 3:57
  8. “Levon” Jon Bon Jovi 5:27
  9. “The Bitch is Back” Tina Turner 3:38
  10. “Philadelphia Freedom” Hall & Oates 5:12
  11. “Your Song” Rod Stewart 4:49
  12. “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” Oleta Adams 6:02
  13. “Madman Across the Water” Bruce Hornsby 6:10
  14. “Sacrifice” Sinéad O’Connor 5:12
  15. “Burn Down the Mission” Phil Collins 6:11
  16. “Tonight” George Michael 7:23

Artist Countdown: Wilson Phillips Top 15 Hits 8pm ET

wilsonphillipsWilson Phillips is an American vocal group consisting of Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Chynna Phillips.

Their 1990 self-titled debut album sold over 10 million copies worldwide and placed three number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, making the trio the best-selling female group at the time. In 1990, the group won the Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year for “Hold On,” and in addition was nominated for four Grammy Awards and two American Music Awards.

Wilson Phillips reunited in 2004 to release California, an album of cover songs. A single, “Go Your Own Way,” a song originally recorded by Fleetwood Mac, peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The album debuted at No. 35 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart with 31,000 copies sold in its first week of release.

In New Zealand, the album was a surprise hit, reaching the top 10 and amassing gold sales after “Go Your Own Way” topped the country’s adult contemporary radio chart for several weeks.

1 Hold On
2 You Won’t See Me Cry
3 Impulsive
4 Release Me
5 You’re in Love
6 Give It Up
7 The Dream Is Still Alive
8 Daniel
9 Flesh and Blood
10 Go Your Own Way
11 Good Vibrations
12 Already Gone
13 Get Together
14 Monday Monday
15 California