16/06/2016

The Brothers Johnson "Right On Time" (1977) -Funk / Contemporary Funk-


Label : A&M Records


01 - Runnin' For Your Lovin' (Louis Johnson, George Johnson & Quincy Jones)
02 - Free Yourself, Be Yourself (George Johnson & Louis Johnson)
03 - "Q" (George Johnson & Louis Johnson)
04 - Right On Time (George Johnson & Louis Johnson)
05 - Strawberry Letter 23 (Shuggie Otis)
06 - Brother Man (George Johnson & Louis Johnson)
07 - Never Leave You Lonely (Louis Johnson, Valerie Johnson, George Johnson, Peggy Lipton Jones & Quincy Jones)
08 - Love Is (Louis Johnson & George Johnson)


Produced & Arranged by Quincy Jones for Quincy Jones Productions 


The Brothers Johnson Band :

Back Row
Wayne Vaughn : Electric Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizer & Vocals
Kenny Pickens : Trombone, Percussion & Vocals
George Johnson : Lead Guitar, Bass & Vocals
Alex Weir : Rhythm Guitar & Vocals
Front Row
Richard Heath : Congas, Timbales & Other Assorted Percussion
Louis Johnson : Bass, Guitar & Vocals
Ray Brown : Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Cornet, Percussion & Vocals
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Lost On The Road
Marc Johnson : Synthesizers, Electric Piano & Vocals


01 - Runnin' For Your Lovin'

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Bass
George Johnson : Lead vocal
Dave Grusin : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Harvey Mason : Drums
Tower Of Power Horn Section
George Johnson, Alex Weir & Mortonette Jenkins : Background vocals
  
02 - Free Yourself, Be Yourself

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Bass
George Johnson : Lead vocal
David T. Walker : Rhythm Guitar
Ian Underwood : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Harvey Mason : Drums
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Tower Of Power Horn Section
George & Louis Johnson, Alex Weir, Richard Heath & Jim Gilstrap : Background vocals
   
03 - "Q"

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Bass
Dave Grusin : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Harvey Mason : Drums
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion 

04 -  Right On Time

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Bass
George Johnson : Lead vocal
David T. Walker : Rhythm Guitar
Dave Grusin : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Harvey Mason : Drums
Tower Of Power Horn Section
George & Louis Johnson, Alex Weir, Richard Heath & Jim Gilstrap : Background vocals 

05 - Strawberry Letter 23

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Bass
Lee Ritenour : Guitar Solo
Dave Grusin & Ian Underwood : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Harvey Mason : Drums
George & Louis Johnson, Denise Trammell, Alexandra Brown, Stephanie Spruill, Oren Waters & Jim Gilstrap : Background vocals

06 - Brother Man

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Bass
Dave Grusin : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Harvey Mason : Drums
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion 

07 - Never Leave You Lonely

George & Louis Johnson : Guitar & Basses
Louis Johnson : Lead vocal 
Harvey Mason : Drums
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion

08 - Love Is

Louis Johnson : Acoustic 6-string, 12-string & Ovation Classic Guitars, Bass & Lead vocal
George Johnson : Guitar & Background vocal
Dave Grusin : Keyboards
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Denise Trammell, Alexandra Brown, Stephanie Spruill, Oren Waters & Jim Gilstrap : Background vocals


Synthesizer Programming by Ian Underwood & Michael Boddicker
Horn Arrangements by Greg Adams
The Tower Of Power Horn Section consists of :
Greg Adams : Trumpet
Emilio Castillo : Tenor Sax
Mick Gillette : Trumpet & Trombone
Stephen Kupka : Baritone Sax
Lenny Pickett : Alto Sax
Recorded from February 1st to March 21st, 1977 at A&M Recording Studio "B", Hollywood, California
Engineered by Don Hahn & Norm Kinney
Assistant Engineer : Chuck Trammell
Re-mix Engineer : Don Hahn
Mastered at A&M Recording Studios by Bernie Grundman