The Wiz – Soundtrack

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“Main Title (Overture, Part One)” (instrumental)
“Overture (Part Two)” (instrumental)
“The Feeling That We Have” – Theresa Merritt and Chorus
“Can I Go On?” (Quincy Jones, Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson) – Diana Ross
“Glinda’s Theme” (instrumental)
“He’s the Wizard” – Thelma Carpenter and Chorus
“Soon as I Get Home”/”Home” – Diana Ross

“You Can’t Win” – Michael Jackson
“Ease on Down the Road #1” – Diana Ross and Michael Jackson
“What Would I Do If I Could Feel?” – Nipsey Russell
“Slide Some Oil to Me” – Nipsey Russell
“Ease on Down the Road #2” – Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, and Nipsey Russell
“I’m a Mean Ole Lion” – Ted Ross
“Ease on Down the Road #3” – Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, and Ted Ross
“Poppy Girls” (Anthony Jackson) (instrumental)

“Be a Lion” – Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, and Ted Ross
“End of the Yellow Brick Road” (instrumental)
“Emerald City Sequence” (music: Jones, lyrics: Smalls) – Chorus
“So You Wanted to See the Wizard” – Richard Pryor (spoken dialogue)
“Is This What Feeling Gets? (Dorothy’s Theme)” (music: Jones, lyrics: Ashford & Simpson) – Diana Ross

“Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News” – Mabel King and Chorus
“A Brand New Day” (Luther Vandross) – Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, and Chorus
“Believe in Yourself (Dorothy)” – Diana Ross
“The Good Witch Glinda” (instrumental)
“Believe in Yourself (Reprise)” – Lena Horne
“Home” – Diana Ross

Personnel:
Diana Ross – Vocals, Harmonica
Michael Jackson – Vocals
Thelma Carpenter – Vocals
Lena Horne – Vocals
Mabel King – Vocals
Theresa Merrit – Vocals
Richard Pryor – Vocals
Nipsey Russell – Vocals
Quincy Jones – Composer, Conductor, Dance Arrangement, Keyboards, Liner Notes, Vocal Arrangement

Tom Bahler – Arranger, Choir/Chorus, Conductor, Trumpet
George Osaki – Art Direction
Ollie Cotton – Assistant Engineer
Hal Levinson – Assistant Engineer
Carmen Mastren – Banjo
John Beal – Bass
Ron Carter – Bass
Milt Hinton – Bass
Homer Mensch – Bass
Dave Moore – Bass
Russ Savakus – Bass
Jesse Teiko – Bass
Anthony Jackson – Bass, Composer
Lorin Clickman – Bassoon
John Campo – Bassoon, Woodwind
Wally Kane – Bassoon, Woodwind
Ray Shanfeld – Bassoon, Woodwind
Jonathan Abramowitz – Cello
Seymour Barab – Cello
Maurice Bialkin – Cello
Richard Boch – Cello
Alla Goldenberg – Cello
Janet Hamilton – Cello
Mary Green Jaccoma – Cello
Jesse Levy – Cello
Kermit Moore – Cello
Eugene J. Moye – Cello
Alan Shulman – Cello
Frederick Slotkin – Cello
Anthony Sophos – Cello
Adrienne Albert – Choir/Chorus
Alfa Anderson – Choir/Chorus
Joshie Armstead – Choir/Chorus
Clare Bathe – Choir/Chorus
Claude Brooke – Choir/Chorus
Eric Butler – Choir/Chorus
Vivian Cherry – Choir/Chorus
Cassie Cisyk – Choir/Chorus
Steve Clayton – Choir/Chorus
Kay Coleman – Choir/Chorus
Charles Collins – Choir/Chorus
Jennifer Cooke – Choir/Chorus
T.J. Cooke – Choir/Chorus
Ron Dante – Choir/Chorus
Billy Davis – Choir/Chorus
Craig Davis – Choir/Chorus
Jules S. Davis – Choir/Chorus
Sharon Davis – Choir/Chorus
Christopher Dean – Choir/Chorus
Bill Eaton – Choir/Chorus
Melvin W. Edmondson – Choir/Chorus
Camille Farrell – Choir/Chorus
Mike Farrell – Choir/Chorus
Steve Feldman – Choir/Chorus
Roberta Flack – Choir/Chorus
Bobby Floyd – Choir/Chorus
Frank Floyd – Choir/Chorus
Antonia French – Choir/Chorus
Arthur French – Choir/Chorus
Bryon Gray – Choir/Chorus
Diva Gray – Choir/Chorus
Mike Gray – Choir/Chorus
Milt Grayson – Choir/Chorus
Gordon Grody – Choir/Chorus
Lani Groves – Choir/Chorus
Gwen Guthrie – Choir/Chorus
Susan Hamilton – Choir/Chorus
Julio Herrera – Choir/Chorus
Jake Holmes – Choir/Chorus
Cissy Houston – Choir/Chorus
Rhetta Hughes – Choir/Chorus
Petra Johnson – Choir/Chorus
Martina Jones – Choir/Chorus
Kenny Karen – Choir/Chorus
Jerry Keller – Choir/Chorus
Christine Langner – Choir/Chorus
David Lasley – Choir/Chorus
Yvonne Lewis – Choir/Chorus
Mary Lombardi – Choir/Chorus
Kim Magloire – Choir/Chorus
Tommy Malcolm – Choir/Chorus
Bill Marine – Choir/Chorus
Ron Marshall – Choir/Chorus
Barbara Massey – Choir/Chorus
Ullanda McCullough – Choir/Chorus
Deborah McDuffie – Choir/Chorus
Chuck McGruder – Choir/Chorus
Helene Miles – Choir/Chorus
Leslie Miller – Choir/Chorus
Melanie Moore – Choir/Chorus
Janice Papolos – Choir/Chorus
Janice Pendarvis – Choir/Chorus
Dennis Perren – Choir/Chorus
Randy Peyton Quartet – Choir/Chorus
Neil Raber – Choir/Chorus
Gerrard Randall – Choir/Chorus
David Reed – Choir/Chorus
Claudia Ricks – Choir/Chorus
Mabel Robinson – Choir/Chorus
Ermundo Russell – Choir/Chorus
Annette Sanders – Choir/Chorus
Zachary Sanders – Choir/Chorus
Raymond Simpson – Choir/Chorus
Tamy Smith – Choir/Chorus
Renelie Stafford – Choir/Chorus
Fred Stark – Choir/Chorus
Susan Stephenson – Choir/Chorus
Maretha Stewart – Choir/Chorus
Jean Thomas – Choir/Chorus
Mariama Thomas – Choir/Chorus
Mia Thomas – Choir/Chorus
Duke Thorbs – Choir/Chorus
Alfonso Thornton – Choir/Chorus
Luther Vandross – Choir/Chorus
Dawn Walker – Choir/Chorus
William Walker – Choir/Chorus
Joey Ward – Choir/Chorus
Tony Wells – Choir/Chorus
Brenda White – Choir/Chorus
Beurice Whitehead – Choir/Chorus
Kenny Williams – Choir/Chorus
Molina Williams – Choir/Chorus
Janet Wright – Choir/Chorus
Patti Austin – Choir/Chorus, Choir Coordinator
Grady Tate – Choir/Chorus, Drums, Percussion
Ted Ross – Choir/Chorus, Vocals
Nick Ashford – Composer
Valerie Simpson – Composer
Charlie Smalls – Composer
Harold Wheeler – Composer
Bobby Tucker – Conductor
Robert Freedman – Conductor, Orchestration
Aaron Baron – Coordination
Laura Graven – Coordination
Andy McKaie – Coordination
Ralph MacDonald – Coordination, Percussion
Jerome Richardson – Coordination, Sax (Soprano), Woodwind
Harry Lookofsky – Coordination, Violin
Frank Owens – Dance Arrangement, Keyboards
Erick Labson – Digital Remastering
Chris Parker – Drums
Steve Gadd – Drums, Percussion
Harvey Mason, Sr. – Drums, Percussion
Jack Fitzstephens – Editing
Marlayna Franklin – Editing Assistant
Ted Roberts – Editing Assistant
Jeff Wolfe – Editing Assistant
Larry Dahlstrom – Engineer
Skip Saylor – Engineer
Bruce Swedien – Engineer
Ray Alonge – French Horn
James Buffington – French Horn
Bob Carlisle – French Horn
John Clark – French Horn
Donald Corrado – French Horn
Joseph DeAngelis – French Horn
Peter Gordon – French Horn
Tony Miranda – French Horn
Sharon Moe – French Horn
Maggie Reilly – French Horn
Brooks Tillotson – French Horn
Larry Wechsler – French Horn
Eric Gale – Guitar
Steve Khan – Guitar
Hugh McCracken – Guitar
Jeff Mironov – Guitar
Toots Thielemans – Harmonica
Gloria Agostini – Harp
Ruth Armato – Harp
Sally Foster – Harp
Margaret Ross – Harp
Joe Marangella – Horn
Kenny Ascher – Keyboards
Warren Bernhardt – Keyboards
Tommy Bridwell – Keyboards
Paul Griffin – Keyboards
Dave Grusin – Keyboards
Ernie Hayes – Keyboards
Dick Hyman – Keyboards
Bob James – Keyboards
Bhen Lanzaroni – Keyboards
Rob Mounsey – Keyboards
Leon Pendarvis – Keyboards
Jerry Peters – Keyboards
Pat Rebillot – Keyboards
Derek Smith – Keyboards
Richard Tee – Keyboards
David Foster – Keyboards, Synthesizer
Sidney Lument – Liner Notes
Bernie Grundman – Mastering
Greig McRitchie – Orchestra, Orchestration
Sherry Kruger – Orchestral Coordinator
Mendel Baylitz – Orchestration
Chris Boardman – Orchestration
Ralph Ferraro – Orchestration
Dick Hazard – Orchestration
Pete Meyers – Orchestration
Wayne Robinson – Orchestration
Jerry Hey – Orchestration, Trumpet
Victoria Berdy – Percussion
Dave Carey – Percussion
Dave Charles – Percussion
Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion
George Devens – Percussion
Sue Evans – Percussion
David Friedman – Percussion
Artie Jenkins – Percussion
Phil Kraus – Percussion
Bill Lavorgna – Percussion
Mel Lewis – Percussion
Steve Little – Percussion
Bill Summers – Percussion
Lou Barrett – Photography
Barry Berenson – Photography
Karen Epstein – Photography
Bob Fletcher – Photography
Bob Greene – Photography
Mulky – Photography
Tom Zimberoff – Photography
Peggy Lipton Jones – Production Coordination
Michael Brecker – Sax (Soprano), Woodwind
Michael Boddicker – Synthesizer
Wayne Andre – Trombone
Eddie Bert – Trombone
Paul Faulise – Trombone
George Flynn – Trombone
Urbie Green – Trombone
William Frank “Bill” Reichenbach Jr. – Trombone
Sonny Russo – Trombone
Charles Small – Trombone
Tony Studd – Trombone
David Taylor – Trombone
Alan Raph – Trombone, Tuba
Randy Brecker – Trumpet
Danny Cahn – Trumpet
Burt Collins – Trumpet
Raymond Crisara – Trumpet
Mel Davis – Trumpet
Allan Dean – Trumpet
Jon Faddis – Trumpet
Chuck Finley – Trumpet
Bernie Glow – Trumpet
Gary Grant – Trumpet
Mike Lawrence – Trumpet
Ernie Royal – Trumpet
Alan Rubin – Trumpet
Joe Shepley – Trumpet
Lew Soloff – Trumpet
Marvin Stamm – Trumpet
Clark Terry – Trumpet
Joe Wilder – Trumpet
Dave Bargeron – Tuba
Don Butterfield – Tuba
Howard Johnson – Tuba
Tony Price – Tuba
Lamar Alsop – Viola
Julian Baird – Viola
Julien Barber – Viola
Seymour Berman – Viola
Alfred Brown – Viola
Harold Coletta – Viola
Theodore Israel – Viola
Linda Lawrence – Viola
Richard Maximoff – Viola
Sue Pray – Viola
Maxine Roach – Viola
Midhat Serbagi – Viola
Emanuel Vardi – Viola
Harry Zaratzian – Viola
David Sackson – Viola, Violin
Ann Barak – Violin
Arnold Black – Violin
Arthur Bogin – Violin
Ariana Bronne – Violin
Frederick Buldrini – Violin
Max Cahn – Violin
Michael Comins – Violin
Harry Cykman – Violin
Noel DaCosta – Violin
Peter Dimitriades – Violin
Lou Eley – Violin
Max Ellen – Violin
Jean Ely – Violin
Louis Gabowitz – Violin
Harry Glickman – Violin
Diana Halprin – Violin
Richard Henrickson – Violin
Max Hollander – Violin
Regis Iandiorio – Violin
Leo Kahn – Violin
Kathryn Kienke – Violin
Harold Kohon – Violin
Guy Lumia – Violin
Carmel Malin – Violin
Joseph Malin – Violin
Louann Montesi – Violin
Marvin Morgenstern – Violin
John Pintavalle – Violin
Raoul Poliakin – Violin
Tony Posk – Violin
Joseph Rabushka – Violin
Matthew Raimondi – Violin
Robert Rozek – Violin
Alfons Schipani – Violin
Ora Shiran – Violin
Richard Sortomme – Violin
Irving Spice – Violin
Michael Spivakowsky – Violin
Michal Urbaniak – Violin
Harry Urbont – Violin
Avram Weiss – Violin
Paul Winter – Violin
Danny Banks – Woodwind
Raymond Beckenstein – Woodwind
Phil Bodner – Woodwind
Léon Cohen – Woodwind
Eddie Daniels – Woodwind
Lew Del Gatto – Woodwind
Harvey Estrin – Woodwind
Hank Freeman – Woodwind
Loren Glickman – Woodwind
Don Hammond – Woodwind
Kim Hutchcroft – Woodwind
Arthur Kaplan – Woodwind
Hubert Laws – Woodwind
Walter Levinsky – Woodwind
John Lissauer – Woodwind
George Marge – Woodwind
Lou Marini – Woodwind
Johnny Mince – Woodwind
Romeo Penque – Woodwind
Sheldon Powell – Woodwind
Ronnie Roseman – Woodwind
Charles Russo – Woodwind
Billy Slapin – Woodwind
David Tofani – Woodwind
Frank Wess – Woodwind
Larry Williams – Woodwind
George Young – Woodwind

Sammy Davis Jr. – Something for Everyone

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Spinning Wheel
composer: David Clayton-Thomas

You’d Better Sit Down Kids
composer: Sonny Bono

For Once in My Life
composer: Ron Miller / Orlando Murden

My Way
composer: Paul Anka / Claude François / Jacques Revaux / Gilles Thibault

Wichita Lineman
composer: Jimmy Webb

And When I Die
composer: Laura Nyro

In the Ghetto
composer: Mac Davis

You’ve Made Me So Very Happy
composer: Brenda Holloway / Patrice Holloway / Berry Gordy, Jr. / Frank Wilson

Hi-Heel Sneakers
composer: Robert Higgenbotham aka Tommy Tucker

Stevie Wonder – Songs in the Key of Life

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“Love’s in Need of Love Today” (Stevie Wonder) – 7:06
“Have a Talk with God” (Calvin Hardaway, Wonder) – 2:42
“Village Ghetto Land” (Gary Byrd, Wonder) – 3:25
“Contusion” (Wonder) – 3:46
“Sir Duke” (Wonder) – 3:52

“I Wish” (Wonder) – 4:12
“Knocks Me Off My Feet” (Wonder) – 3:36
“Pastime Paradise” (Wonder) – 3:27
“Summer Soft” (Wonder) – 4:14
“Ordinary Pain” (Wonder) – 6:16

“Isn’t She Lovely” (Wonder) – 6:34
“Joy Inside My Tears” (Wonder) – 6:30
“Black Man”(Byrd/Wonder) – 8:27

“Ngiculela – Es Una Historia – I Am Singing” (Wonder) – 3:48
“If It’s Magic” (Wonder) – 3:12
“As” (Wonder) – 7:08
“Another Star” (Wonder) – 8:08

A Something’s Extra (7″):
“Saturn” (Michael Sembello, Wonder) – 4:54
“Ebony Eyes” (Wonder) – 4:11

“All Day Sucker” (Wonder) – 5:06
“Easy Goin’ Evening (My Mama’s Call)” (Wonder) – 3:55

Stevie Wonder – harmonica, arranger, keyboards, programming, vocals, drums
Michael Sembello – guitar
Sneaky Pete Kleinow – pedal steel
George Benson – guitar, vocals
Ronnie Foster – organ
Herbie Hancock – keyboards, handclapping
Dean Parks – guitar
Greg Phillinganes – keyboards
W.G. “Snuffy” Walden – guitar
Nathan Watts – bass guitar, vocals, handclapping
Greg Brown – drums
Raymond Lee Pounds – drums
Hank Redd – alto and tenor saxophone
George Bohannon – trombone
Ben Bridges – guitar, sitar
Dorothy Ashby – harp
Bobbi Humphrey – flute
Howard “Buzzy” Feiten – guitar
Steve Madaio – trumpet
Trevor Lawrence – tenor saxophone
Glen Ferris – trombone
Jim Horn – saxophone
Deniece Williams – vocals
Minnie Riperton – vocals
Gary Byrd – vocals
Michael Wycoff – vocals
Larry Scott – sound effects
Carol Cole – percussion
Bobbye Hall – percussion
Jay Boy Adams – vocals
Nathan Alford, Jr. – percussion
Henry America – vocals
Linda America – vocals
Baradras – vocals
Brenda Barnett – vocals
Khalif Bobatoon – vocals
Starshemah Bobatoon – vocals
Sudana Bobatoon – vocals
Charles Brewer – percussion, programming, vocals
Shirley Brewer – percussion, vocals, speaking part
Berry Briges – vocals
Cecilia Brown – vocals
Eddie “Bongo” Brown – percussion
Jean Brown – vocals
Rodney Brown – vocals
Colleen Carleton – percussion, vocals
Addie Cox – vocals
Agnideva Dasa – vocals
Duryodhana Guru Dasa – vocals
Jayasacinandana Dasa – vocals
Jitamrtyi Dasa – vocals
Vedavyasa Dasa – vocals
Cinmayi Dasi – vocals
Yogamaya Dasi – vocals
Carolyn Dennis – vocals
Bhakta Eddie – vocals
Doe Rani Edwards – vocals
Jacqueline F. English – vocals
Ethel Enoex – vocals
Al Jocko Fann – vocals
Barbara Fann – vocals
Melani Fann – vocals
Shelley Fann – vocals
Tracy Fann – vocals
John Fischbach – percussion, programming, vocals, engineer
Susie Fuzzell – vocals
Carmelo Garcia – percussion, timbales
Anthony Givens – vocals
Audrey Givens – vocals
Derrick Givens – vocals
Mildred Givens – vocals
Michael Lee Gray – vocals
Mimi Green – vocals
Susaye Greene Brown – vocals
Bhakta Gregory – vocals
Renee Hardaway – percussion, vocals
John Harris – sound effects
Jeania Harris – vocals
John Harris – programming
Troy Harris – vocals
Nelson Hayes – percussion, sound effects, vocals
Terry Hendricks – vocals
H. David Henson – assistant engineer
Don Hunter – programming, sound effects
Adrian Janes – vocals
Josie James – vocals
Calvin Johnson – vocals
Carol Johnson – vocals
Patricia Johnson – vocals
Madelaine Jones – vocals
Bhakta Kevin – vocals
Phillip Kimble – vocals
James Lambert – vocals
Linda Lawrence – vocals
Irma Leslie – vocals
Kim Lewis – vocals
Carl Lockhart – vocals
Gail Lockhart – vocals
Raymond Maldonado – percussion, trumpet
Carolyn Massenburg – vocals
Article May – vocals
Charity McCrary – vocals
Linda McCrary-Campbell – vocals
Lonnie Morgan – vocals
Kim Nixon – vocals
Lisa Nixon – vocals
Larri Nuckens – vocals
Larry Latimer – percussion, vocals
Amale Mathews – percussion, vocals
Gary Olazabal – engineer, bass sound
Edna Orso – percussion, vocals
Marietta Waters – percussion, vocals
Josette Valentino – percussion, vocals, handclapping
Gwen Perry – vocals
Gregory Rudd – vocals
Rukmini – vocals
Yolanda Simmons – vocals, handclapping
Keith Slaughter – vocals
Rosona Starks – vocals
Dennis Swindell – vocals
Sundray Tucker – vocals
Gary Veney – vocals
Sheryl Walker – vocals
Mary Lee Whitney – vocals
Syreeta Wright – vocals
Michael Gray – vocals
Susaye Greene – vocals
William Moore – vocals
Fountain Jones – programming
Aisha Morris – crying on “Isn’t She Lovely”