08/11/2015

Earth Wind & Fire "Raise!" (1981) -Funk / Soft Rock-


 Label : CBS Records


01 - Let's Groove (Maurice White & Wayne Vaughn)
02 - Lady Sun (Beloyd Taylor)
03 - My Love (Maurice White & Wayne Vaughn)
04 - Evolution Orange (Maurice White, David Foster & Nan O'Byrne)
05 - Kalimba Tree (Maurice White)
06 - You Are A Winner (Beloyd Taylor)
07 - I've Had Enough (Philip Bailey, Greg Phillinganes & Brenda Russell)
08 - Wanna Be With You (Maurice White & Wayne Vaughn)
09 - The Changing Times (Beloyd Taylor)


Produced by Maurice White for Kalimba Productions
Production Assistants : Verdine White & Larry Dunn
Recording Engineers :
Ron Pendragon & Ken Fowlet
Mick Guzauski (Horns & Strings Overdubs)
Assistant Engineers :
Stephen McManus
Tom Perry (Vocal Overdubs)
Mixed by Tom Perry & Mick Guzauski
Recorded at ARC/George Massenburg Studio, West Los Angeles, Calif. & Sunset Sounds Recording Studio, Hollywood, Calif.
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, Calif.


Earth Wind & Fire :

Maurice White : Vocals, Drums & Kalimba
Verdine White : Bass
Philip Bailey : Vocals & Percussion
Larry Dunn : Piano, Syntheiszer & Synthesizer Programming
Fred White : Drums & Percussion
Ralph Johnson : Vocals & Percussion
Roland Bautista : Guitar
Johnny Graham : Guitar
Andrew Woolfolk : Tenor Saxophone

All Lead & Background vocals by Maurice White & Philip Bailey
Additional vocals by Ralph Johnson, Beloyd Taylor & Ms. Pluto "I've Had Enough" Co-Produced by Philip Bailey 


The Phenix Horns :

Don Myrick : Alto & Tenor Saxophone
Louis Satterfield : Trombone
Rahmlee Michael Davis : Trumpet
Michael Harris : Trumpet

Guitar Solos by Roland Bautista, Horn Solos by Don Myrick & Louis Satterfield

Horn Arrangements by Jerry Hey
String Arrangements by David Foster
Horn & String Arrangements by Bill Meyers

Beloyd Taylor : Guitar
David Foster : Keyboards
Bill Meyers : Keyboards
Wayne Vaughn : Keyboards
Michael Boddicker : Vocoder & Synthesizer

Trumpets : Jerry Hey, Oscar Brashear, Gary Grant, Chuck Findley & Larry Hall
Trombones : George Bohannon, Bill Reichenbach, Lew McCreary, Charles Loper & Dyck "Slyde" Hyde
Saxophones : Tom Saviano
Violins : James Getzoff (Concertmaster), Assa Drori (Concermaster), Anton Sen, Brian Leonard, Irving Geller, William Kurasch, Arkady Shindelman, Norman Leonard, Thomas Buffum, Ronald Fossom, Jerome Reisler, Henry Ferber, Haim Shtrum, William Hymanson, Endre Granat, John Wittenberg, Betty LaMagna, Denyse Buffum, Myra Kestenbaum, Sheldon Sanov, Nathan Ross, Arnold Belnick, Mari Tsumura Botnick, Marvin Limonick & Reginald Hill
Violas : Pamela Goldsmith, Allan Harshman, Virginia Majewsi, Gareth Nuttycombe & Alan DeVeritch
Cellos : Paula Hochhalter, Selene Burford, Larry Corbett, Frederick Seykora, Mary Louise Zeyen & Jerome Kesslet