Aretha Franklin – Young, Gifted and Black

“Oh Me Oh My (I’m a Fool for You Baby)” (Jim Doris) – 3:42
“Day Dreaming” (Franklin) – 4:00
“Rock Steady” (Franklin) – 3:15
“Young, Gifted and Black” (Weldon Irvine, Nina Simone) – 3:34
“All the King’s Horses” (Franklin) – 3:56
“A Brand New Me” (Theresa Bell, Jerry Butler, Kenny Gamble) – 4:26
“April Fools” (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:29
“I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” (Jerry Butler, Otis Redding) – 3:36
“First Snow in Kokomo” (Franklin) – 4:04
“The Long and Winding Road” (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:38
“Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)” (Thom Bell, William Hart) – 3:42
“Border Song (Holy Moses)” (Bernie Taupin, Elton John) – 3:22

Personnel:
Dr. John – Percussion (Track 3)
Aretha Franklin – Acoustic Piano (Tracks 1-4, 6, 8-12), Celesta (5), Electric piano (7), Lead Vocals (All Tracks)
Donny Hathaway – Organ (Tracks 1, 3, 5-6, 8-9), Electric piano (2)
Billy Preston – Organ (Tracks 4, 10, 12)
Sammy Turner – Background Vocals (Track 12)
Hubert Laws – Flute (Tracks 2, 7, 11)
Chuck Rainey – Bass (Tracks 2-5, 7, 9-12)
J.R. Bailey – Background Vocals (Track 12)
Carolyn Franklin – Background Vocals (Tracks 2-3, 5, 8-10)
Erma Franklin – Background Vocals (Tracks 2-3, 5, 8-10)
The Memphis Horns – Horn Section (Tracks 3, 8)
The Sweet Inspirations – Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 4, 6, 12)
Jack Adams – Additional Recording Engineer
Howard Albert – Recording Engineer
Ron Albert – Recording Engineer
Don Arnone – Acoustic Guitar (Track 2)
Margaret Branch – Background Vocals (Tracks 2-3, 5, 7-11)
Ann S. Clark – Background Vocals (Tracks 2-3, 5, 7-9, 11)
Cornell Dupree – Guitar (Tracks 2-5, 7-12)
Jimmy Douglass – Additional Recording Engineer
Tom Dowd – Horn Arranger (Tracks 3, 8), Producer (2-5, 7-12)
Chuck Kirkpatrick – Recording Engineer
Eric Gale – Bass (Tracks 1, 6)
Lewis Hahn – Additional Recording Engineer
Dan Hersch – Remastering
Bill Inglot – Remastering
Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns – Trumpet (Tracks 3, 8)
Andrew Love of the Memphis Horns – Tenor saxophone (Tracks 3, 8)
Ray Lucas – Drums (Tracks 4, 10, 12)
Arif Mardin – Arranger, Producer, Remixing (All Tracks)
Michael Mazzarella – Research
Hugh McCracken – Guitar (Tracks 1, 6)
Gene Orloff – Concert Master
Gene Paul – Recording Engineer
Gary Peterson – Research
Robert Popwell – Bass (Track 8), Percussion (3)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie – Drums (Tracks 2-3, 5, 7-8, 11)
Neal Rosengarden – Trumpet (Track 9), Vibraphone (5)
Pat Smith – Background Vocals (Tracks 2-3, 5, 7-9, 11)
Jerry Wexler – Producer (All Tracks)
Ronald Bright – Background Vocals (Track 12)
Don Cassale – Additional Recording Engineer
Al Jackson, Jr. – Drums (Tracks 1, 6)
David Nathan – Liner Notes
Geoff Gans – Reissue Art Director
Patrick Milligan – Research
Stanislaw Zagorski – Cover Design

Al Green – Livin’ for You

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Livin’ For You – 3:09
Home Again – 3:56
Free At Last – 3:26
Let’s Get Married – 5:28
So Good To Be Here – 2:40

Sweet Sixteen – 3:26
Unchained Melody – 5:33
My God Is Real – 2:43
Beware – 8:12

Hall & Oates – Abandoned Luncheonette

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Side One
“When the Morning Comes” (Daryl Hall) – 3:12
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, mandolin
John Oates – acoustic guitar
Joe Farrell – oboe
Hugh McCracken – electric guitar
Chris Bond – Mellotron
Steve “Fontz” Gelfand – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums
Ralph MacDonald – percussion

“Had I Known You Better Then” (John Oates) – 3:22
Daryl Hall – electric piano
John Oates – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Chris Bond – electric guitar
Jerry Ricks – acoustic guitar
Steve “Fontz” Gelfand – bass
Rick Marotta – drums, percussion

“Las Vegas Turnaround (The Stewardess Song)” (John Oates) – 2:57
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, electric piano
John Oates – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone
Chris Bond – acoustic guitar
Pat Rebillot – organ
Gordon Edwards – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums
Pancho Morales – congas

“She’s Gone” (Daryl Hall, John Oates) – 5:15
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, electric piano
John Oates – lead vocals, wah-wah guitar
Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone
Chris Bond – electric guitar, mellotron, synthesizer
Steve “Fontz” Gelfand – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums
Ralph MacDonald – percussion

“I’m Just a Kid (Don’t Make Me Feel Like a Man)” (John Oates) – 3:20
Daryl Hall – electric piano
John Oates – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Chris Bond – electric guitar, mellotron
Jerry Ricks – acoustic guitar
Gordon Edwards – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums

Side Two
“Abandoned Luncheonette” (Daryl Hall) – 3:55
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, piano, part of the humanity chorus
Joe Farrell – alto saxophone
Richard Tee -piano
Gloria Agostini – harp
Gordon Edwards – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums
Arif Mardin, Christian Bond, Donald Wanner, John Oates, Kathy Mae Hohl, Ronald Wanner, Walter F. Hohl – humanity chorus

“Lady Rain” (Daryl Hall, John Oates) – 4:26
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, mandolin
John Oates – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
John Blair – electric Vi-tar
Hugh McCracken – electric guitar
Steve “Fontz” Gelfand – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums
Ralph MacDonald – percussion

“Laughing Boy” (Daryl Hall) – 3:20
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, piano
Marvin Stamm – flugelhorn

“Everytime I Look At You” (Daryl Hall) – 7:04
Daryl Hall – lead vocals, keyboards
John Oates – electric guitar
Larry Packer – fiddle
Chris Bond – electric guitar, mellotron, synthesizer
Mark Horowitz – banjo
Steve “Fontz” Gelfand – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums

Personnel:
Daryl Hall – mandolin, acoustic piano, electric piano, keyboards, vocals
John Oates – acoustic guitar, wah-wah guitar, electric guitar, vocals
Christopher Bond – mellotron, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synthesizer, howling guitar
Hugh McCracken – electric guitar
Steve “Fontz” Gelfand – bass
Bernard Purdie – drums
Ralph MacDonald – percussion
Joe Farrell – oboe, tenor saxophone
Jerry Ricks – acoustic guitar
Rick Marotta – drums, percussion
Steven “Sticks Douglas” Moore – drums, percussion (vocals)
Gordon Edwards – bass
Pancho Morales – conga
Pat Rebillot – organ
Richard Tee – acoustic piano
Gloria Agostini – harp
John Blair – Vitar electric violin
Marvin Stamm- flugelhorn
Larry Packer – fiddle
Marc Horowitz – banjo
Arif Mardin – bass vocal, horn & string arrangements
Daryl Hall, John Oates, Franklin Hohl, Kathy Mae Hohl, Ronald & Donald Wanner, Christian Bond, Sandy Allen, Greg Fulginiti, and Arif Mardin – Humanity Chorus on “Abandoned Luncheonette”

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

Bee Gees – Main Course

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“Nights on Broadway” – Barry and Robin – 4:31
“Jive Talkin'” – Barry – 3:43
“Wind of Change” – Barry and Robin – 4:54
“Songbird” (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Blue Weaver) – Barry – 3:35
“Fanny (Be Tender with My Love)” – Barry and Robin – 4:02

“All This Making Love” – Barry and Robin – 3:03
“Country Lanes” – Robin – 3:29
“Come on Over” – Robin and Barry – 3:26
“Edge of the Universe” – Barry and Robin – 5:21
“Baby As You Turn Away” – Barry and Maurice – 4:23

Personnel:
Barry Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocal, rhythm guitar
Robin Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocal
Maurice Gibb – bass, rhythm and electric guitars, harmony and backing vocal

Bee Gees Band
Alan Kendall – lead guitar, steel guitar
Dennis Bryon – drums, percussion
Blue Weaver – pianos, keyboards, synthesizers, clavinet

Additional personnel
Joe Farrell – saxophone on “Wind of Change”
Ray Barretto – percussion on “Wind of Change”
Don Brooks – harmonica on “Songbird”
Arif Mardin – orchestral arrangement
Gene Orloff – concertmaster

Production
Karl Richardson – engineer at Criteria Studios
Lew Hahn – engineer at Atlantic Studios
Arif Mardin – producer

Roberta Flack – First take

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“Compared to What” (Gene McDaniels) – 5:16
“Angelitos Negros” (Andrés Eloy Blanco, Manuel Álvarez Maciste) – 6:56
“Our Ages or Our Hearts” (Robert Ayers, Donny Hathaway) – 6:09
“I Told Jesus” (Traditional) – 6:09
“Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye” (Leonard Cohen) – 4:08
“The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (Ewan MacColl) – 5:22
“Tryin’ Times” (Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson) – 5:08
“Ballad of the Sad Young Men” (Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf) – 7:00

Roberta Flack: Piano, Vocals
Bucky Pizzarelli: Guitars
Ron Carter: Bass
Ray Lucas: Drums, Percussion
Seldon Powell, Frank Wess: Saxophone
Charles McCracken, George Ricci: Cello
Benny Powell: Trombone
Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Newman: Trumpet
Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff: Violin
Alfred Brown, Selwart Clarke, Theodore Israel: Viola
William Fischer: Horn & String Arrangements, String Conducting

Production
Produced By Joel Dorn
Recorded & Engineered By William Arit
Mixing: Bob Liftin
Additional engineering – Robert Honablue

Roberta Flack – Quiet Fire

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“Go up Moses” – 5:20
“Bridge over Troubled Water” – 7:13
“Sunday and Sister Jones” – 4:48
“See You Then” – 3:40
“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” – 3:59
“To Love Somebody” – 6:41
“Let Them Talk” – 3:50
“Sweet Bitter Love” – 6:06

Joshie Armstead – background vocals
Jim Bailey – background vocals
Seymour Barab – cello
David Carey – vibraphone
Ron Carter – bass
The Newark Boys Chorus – background vocals
Joel Dorn – background vocals
Joe Farrell – flute, alto sax, tenor sax
Roberta Flack – piano, vocals
Corky Hale – harp
Hilda Harris – background vocals
Cissy Houston – background vocals
Ted Hoyle – cello
Wally Kane – bassoon
Hubert Laws – flute
Buddy Lucas – harmonica
Ralph MacDonald – percussion, conga
Arif Mardin – background vocals, string arrangements, flute arrangement
Les McCann – background vocals
Hugh McCracken – guitar
Gene McDaniels – background vocals
Kermit Moore – cello
Romeo Penque – flute, soprano sax
Terry Plumeri – double bass
Seldon Powell – tenor sax
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie – drums
Chuck Rainey – bass, electric bass
George Ricci – cello
Billy Slapin – flute
Grady Tate – percussion, drums
Richard Tee – organ
Tasha Thomas – background vocals
Sammy Turner – background vocals

Production
Rod Bristow – photography
Deodato – horn arrangements, string arrangements
Joel Dorn – producer
Bill Eaton – horn Arrangements, string Arrangements
Ira Friedlander – cover design
Lewis Hahn – engineer

Al Green – Gets Next to You

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“I Can’t Get Next to You” (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) – 3:52
“Are You Lonely for Me, Baby?” (Bert Berns) – 4:02
“God Is Standing By” (Johnny Taylor) – 3:14
“Tired of Being Alone” (Al Green) – 2:43
“I’m a Ram” (Green, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges) – 3:53
“Driving Wheel” (Roosevelt Sykes) – 3:04
“Light My Fire” (Robbie Krieger, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore) – 3:59
“You Say It” (Green) – 2:57
“Right Now, Right Now” (Al Green) – 2:53
“All Because” (Green, Hodges) – 2:42

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Ray Charles – The Genius Sings the Blues

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“Early in the Mornin'” (Hickman, Jordan, Bartley) – 2:48
“Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I)” – 2:56
“The Midnight Hour” (Sweet) – 3:02
“(Night Time Is) The Right Time” (Brown, Cadena, Herman) – 3:25
“Feelin’ Sad” (Jones) – 2:50
“Ray’s Blues” – 2:55

“I’m Movin’ On” (Snow) – 2:13
“I Believe to My Soul” – 3:01
“Nobody Cares” – 2:41
“Mr. Charles’ Blues” – 2:48
“Some Day Baby” – 3:01
“I Wonder Who” – 2:46

Recorded 1952–1960

Sammy Davis Jr – Now

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“The Candy Man” – 3:10 (covered from the film, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory)
“This is My Life” – 3:23
“I am Over 25 – But You Can Trust Me” – 3:24
“Have a Little Talk with Myself” – 3:26
“Willoughby Grove” – 3:58
“Take My Hand” – 4:20
“I’ll Begin Again” – 2:35 (from the film Scrooge)
“I Want to Be Happy” – 2:45
“MacArthur Park” – 7:30
“Time to Ride” – 2:28
“John Shaft” – 3:49

Al Green – Call Me

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Call Me (Come Back Home)” (Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr., Willie Mitchell) – 3:03
“Have You Been Making Out O.K.” – 3:42
“Stand Up” – 3:25
“I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” (Hank Williams) – 3:10
“Your Love Is Like the Morning Sun” – 3:09

“Here I Am (Come and Take Me)” (Green, Teenie Hodges) – 4:14
“Funny How Time Slips Away” (Willie Nelson) – 5:33
“You Ought to Be with Me” (Green, Jackson Jr., Mitchell) – 3:15
“Jesus Is Waiting” – 5:36

Al Green – Vocals, Producer
Willie Mitchell – Producer, Engineer
Charles Chalmers – Background Vocals, Horn Arrangements
Margaret Goldfarb – Assistant Producer
Howard Grimes – Drums
Jack Hale – Trombone
Charles Hodges – Organ, Piano
Leroy Hodges – Bass
Mabon “Teenie” Hodges – Guitar
Wayne Jackson – Trumpet
Kathy Kinslow – Assistant Producer
Charles Levan – Assistant Producer
Ed Logan – Tenor Saxophone
Andrew Love – Tenor Saxophone
The Memphis Strings – Strings
James Mitchell – Baritone Saxophone, Horn Arrangements
Bud O’Shea – Executive Producer
Eli Okun – Executive Producer
Cheryl Pawelski – Assistant Producer
Donna Rhodes – Background Vocals
Sandra Rhodes – Background Vocals
Archie Turner – Piano
Al Jackson, Jr. – Drums
Robert Gordon – Liner Notes

Stevie Wonder – Innervisions

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“Too High” – 4:36
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Fender Rhodes, harmonica, drums, Moog bass
Lani Groves – background vocal
Tasha Thomas – background vocal
Jim Gilstrap – background vocal

“Visions” – 5:23
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Fender Rhodes
Malcolm Cecil – upright bass
Dean Parks – acoustic guitar
David T. Walker – electric guitar

“Living for the City” – 7:22
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocals, Fender Rhodes, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer, handclaps

“Golden Lady” – 4:40
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, piano, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
Clarence Bell – Hammond organ
Ralph Hammer – acoustic guitar
Larry “Nastyee” Latimer – congas

“Higher Ground” – 3:42
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Hohner clavinet, drums, Moog bass

“Jesus Children of America” – 4:10
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender rhodes, Hohner clavinet, handclaps, drums, Moog bass

“All in Love Is Fair” – 3:41
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, piano, Fender Rhodes, drums
Scott Edwards – electric bass

“Don’t You Worry ’bout a Thing” – 4:44
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, drums, Moog bass
Yusuf Roahman – shaker
Sheila Wilkerson – bongos, Latin gourd

“He’s Misstra Know-It-All” – 5:35
Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, drums, handclaps, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer, congas
Willie Weeks – electric bass

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”

Donny Hathaway – Everything is Everything

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“Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)” – 3:28
“Je Vous Aime (I Love You)” – 3:31
“I Believe to My Soul” – 3:51
“Misty” – 3:38
“Sugar Lee” – 4:05
“Tryin’ Times” – 3:15
“Thank You Master (For My Soul)” – 5:50
“The Ghetto” – 6:50
“To Be Young, Gifted and Black” – 6:43

Donny Hathaway – vocals, electric piano, organ
Master Henry Gibson – conga
King Curtis – guitar
Phil Upchurch – bass, guitar
John Littlejohn – guitar, vocals
John Avant – trombone
Johnny Board – tenor saxophone
Oscar Brashear – trumpet
Clifford Davis – alto saxophone
Aaron Dodd – tuba
Morris Ellis – trombone
Marshall Hawkins – bass
Willie Henderson – baritone saxophone
John Howell – trumpet
Morris Jennings – drums
Robert A. Lewis – trumpet
John Lounsberry – French horn
Ethel Merker – French horn
Don Myrick – alto saxophone
Richard Powell – drums, percussion
Louis Satterfield – bass

Various Artists, Michael L. Abramson – Light: On the Southside

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1. I’m A Streaker Baby (Arlean Brown)
2. Bowlegged Woman (Bobby Rush)
3. No Better Time Than Now (Ricky Allen)
4. The Same One (Little Mac Simmons)
5. This Is My Prayer (Lady Margo)
6. You Made Me Suffer (Andrew Brown)
7. Gimmie Some Of Yours (Artie White)
8. Women’s Lib (Lucille Span)
9. Bring It Down Front (Hugh Hawkins)
10. I Sayed That (Slim Willis Band)
11. It’s A Dream (Little Ed)
12. Is It Because I’m Black – Instrumental (Syl Johnson)
13. Baby Watcha’ Doing (Walter ‘Butterball’ Davis)
14. Detroit Blues (Willie Williams)
15. Goose Walk (Little Mack)
16. Young Blood (Detroit Jr.)
17. I Learned My Lesson (Willie Davis)
18. California Lady (James Kind)

Michael L. Abramson exhibition