Special Things is the seventh studio album by American soul/pop vocal act the Pointer Sisters, released in 1980 on Planet.
A1. “Could I Be Dreamin’” (3:31)
A2. “He’s So Shy” (3:37)*
A3. “The Love Too Good to Last” (3:32)
A4. “Evil” (3:19)
A5. “Save This Night for Love” (3:25)
B1. “We Got the Power” (4:53)
B2. “Where Did the Time Go?” (3:08)
B3. “Special Things” (3:08)
B4. “Here Is Where Your Love Belongs” (4:40)
*B-side: “Movin’ On” (3:22)
Anita Pointer – lead vocals (A1, A3, A5, B3), backing vocals, vocal arrangements
June Pointer – lead vocals (A2, A4, B1, B2), backing vocals, vocal arrangements
Ruth Pointer – lead vocals (B4), backing vocals, vocal arrangements
Ollie E. Brown – drums (A1, A3, A5)
James Gadson – drums (A2, B1, B3)
Ricky Lawson – drums (B2, B4)
Raymond Pounds – drums (A4)
Paulinho da Costa – percussion (A1-A4, B3)
James Jamerson – bass (B2)
John Pierce – bass (B1)
Nathan Watts – bass (A1-A5, B3, B4), percussion (A5)
Ben Bridges – guitar (A4)
Mark Goldenberg – guitar (B1, B3)
Marlo Henderson – guitar (A4, A5, B2)
Paul Jackson, Jr. – guitar (A1, A3, A5, B4), guitar solo (A4)
Tim May – guitar (A2, B1, B3)
David Williams – guitar (B2, B4)
Burt Bacharach – horn arrangements (A3), string arrangements (A3, B2), keyboards (B2)
John Barnes – Fender Rhodes (B1), keyboards (B3)
Michael Boddicker – synthesizer programming (A5), synthesizer (B3)
Clarence McDonald – acoustic piano (B1)
Lance Ong – synthesizer (A3, A4)
Greg Phillinganes – keyboards (A1, A3, A4, A5, B2, B4), synthesizer (A5), clavinet (B1)
Tom Snow – keyboards (A2), synthesizer (A2), arrangements (A2)
Chuck Findley – trumpet (A1), flugelhorn (A1, A3)
Larry Gittens – trumpet (A4)
Gary Grant – trumpet (A4)
Jay Hutson – alto flute (A1), saxophone (A4)
Slyde Hyde – trombone (A4)
Warren Looney – flugelhorn (A3)
Steve Madaio – trumpet (A1, A4), flugelhorn (A1)
Don Myrick – alto flute (A1), saxophone (A4), alto sax solo (B4)
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. – trombone (A1, A4)
Henry Sigismonti – French horn (A1)
Trevor Lawrence – arrangements (A1, B1, B4), horn arrangements (A1, A4, B1, B2, B4), string arrangements (A1, A5, B1, B4), conductor (A1, A5, B1, B4), orchestration (A3)
Sid Sharp – concertmaster (A1, A3, A5, B1, B2, B4)
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