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The Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night


1You Make Me Wanna Wiggle
Lead Vocals – Alex WeirWritten-By – Rod Temperton, Valerie JohnsonWritten-By, Guitar [Lead] – Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Guitar [Lead], Lead Vocals – George Johnson
Effects [Vocal Percussion], Percussion – Paulinho DaCostaSynthesizer – Larry WilliamsWritten-By – George Johnson, Rod TempertonWritten-By, Bass – Louis Johnson
3All About The Heaven
Lead Vocals – George JohnsonWritten-By – Rod Temperton
Lead Vocals, Percussion – Richard HeathWritten-By – Rod Temperton
5This Had To Be
Written-By – Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Backing Vocals [Fills] – Michael JacksonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
6Smilin' On Ya
Synthesizer – Larry WilliamsWritten-By – George Johnson, Greg Phillinganes, Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Trumpet – Jerry Hey
Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Valerie JohnsonWritten-By, Bass [Solo] – Louis JohnsonWritten-By, Electric Piano – Rod TempertonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
8Light Up The Night
Written-By – Louis Johnson, Rod TempertonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson
9Closer To The One That You Love
Written-By – Louis Johnson, Rod TempertonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – George Johnson


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


℗&©1980 A&M Records, Inc.
Manufactured by UPony Canyon Inc., Japan
Recorded at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA; Allen Zentz Recording, Hollywood,
CA; A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mixed at Kendun Recorders
Mastered at A&M Recording Studios


  • Barcode: 4988013343634
  • Rights Society: JASRAC


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Pony Canyon Inc.
  • Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
  • Recorded At – Allen Zentz Recording
  • Recorded At – A&M Studios
  • Mixed At – Kendun Recorders
  • Mastered At – A&M Studios



Light Up the Night is the fourth album by the Los Angeles, California-based duo Brothers Johnson, released in 1980. The album topped the U. R&B albums chart and reached number five on the pop albums chart. The single Stomp became a dance hit, reaching number one on both the R&B singles and disco charts and top ten on the pop singles chart. Light Up the Night was the final Brothers Johnson album to be produced by Quincy Jones. When Jones left A&M Records, he was contractually barred from having. Light Up The Night. The Brothers Johnson. UMG от лица компании A&M CMRRA, LatinAutor, ARESA, ASCAP, BMG Rights Management US, LLC, LatinAutor - PeerMusic, Abramus Digital и другие авторские общества 4. Disco Funk. Songs in album The Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night 1980. The Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night. The Brothers Johnson - You Make Me Wanna Wiggle. The Brothers Johnson - Treasure. The Brothers Johnson - This Had To Be. The Brothers Johnson - All About The Heaven. The Brothers Johnson - Smilin' On Ya. The Brothers Johnson - Closer To The One That You Love. The Brothers Johnson -. Light Up the Night marked the end of an era for the Brothers Johnson - it was the last of four albums that Quincy Jones produced for the Los Angeles siblings, and it was the last time a Brothers Johnson album was truly excellent instead of merely decent. When Jones was producing the Brothers Johnson's albums from 1976-1980, he gave them something their subsequent albums lacked - consistency. Even though George and Lewis Johnson recorded some decent material after Light Up the Night, none of their post-Jones albums had the type of consistency that Jones gives this 1980 release. Complete sua coleção de The Brothers Johnson. The single, Stomp, became a dance hit, reaching number one on both the R&B singles and disco charts and top ten on the pop singles chart. 1 Track listing. After touring with various artists like Bobby Womack and Billy Preston, Quincy Jones hired them for a tour in Japan and produced their debut LP Look out for Number 1, released in March 1976 9 US. Their Right On Time album was released in May 1977 and reached number 13 on the Billboard 200. Blam came out in August 1978 and reached number 7 on the Billboard 200. Their read more. Play jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Light Up the Night, 1980. Stomp, 06:20. Light Up The Night, 03:45. You Make Me Wanna Wiggle, 03:38. Treasure, 04:11. This Had To Be, 05:08. All About The Heaven, 03:59. Smilin' On Ya, 03:42. Closer To The One That You Love, 03:11. You are here: Home The Brothers Johnson Albums Light Up The Night. Album: Light Up The Night. Have This Want This. Album Info This Release. Visitor rating. Release date label labelcode medium genre submit corrections. Album 1980 9 Songs. Get Started. Internet Service Terms. Cookie Warning

The Brothers Johnson - Light Up The Night
Performer: The Brothers Johnson
Genre: Soul
Title: Light Up The Night
Country: Japan
Released: 21 Jul 1988
Style: Funk, Disco, Rhythm & Blues, Soul
MP3 album: 1304 mb
FLAC album: 2790 mb
Source: CD, Album, Reissue
№ Cat: D28Y3240
Label: A&M Records