06/03/2017

Emotions "Rejoice" (1977) -Smooth Soul-



Label : CBS Records


01 - Best Of My Love (Maurice White & Al McKay)
02 - A Feeling Is (Sheila Hutchinson)
03 - A Long Way To Go (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
04 - Key To My Heart (Verdine White & Robert Wright)
05 - Love's What's Happenin' (Sheila Hutchinson)
06 - How'd I Know That Love Would Slip Away (Deniece Williams, Clarence McDonald & Lani Groves)
07 - Don't Ask My Neighbors (Skip Scarborough)
08 - Blessed (Maurice White & Jerry Peters)
09 - Rejoice (Wanda Hutchinson, Keith Henderson & LaFayette Evans)


Produced by Maurice White for Kalimba Productions
Co-Produced by Clarence McDonald
Engineering & Remixing by George Massenburg
Recorded at Wally Heider Studio 3, Hollywood ; Sound Recorders & Sunset Sound Studios, Los Angeles, Calif.
Assistant Engineers : Mark Linett, Fran Tate & Jack Rouben
Arrangements by Tom Tom 84
On "How'd I Know That Love Would Slip Away", "A Feeling Is", "A Long Way To Go" & "Rejoice" :
Clarence McDonald : Piano & Clavinet
Marlo Henderson : Guitar
David Shields : Bass
James Gadson : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
On "Love's What's Happenin'", "Blessed", "Key To My Heart", "Don't Ask My Neighbors" &  "Best Of My Love" :
Clarence McDonald : Piano & Clavinet
Al McKay : Guitar
Verdine White : Bass
Fred White : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
On "Love's What's Happenin'" & "Best Of My Love" :
Larry Dunn : Synthesizers
On "Blessed" :
Maurice White : Drums
Jerry Peters : Electric Piano
On "Don't Ask My Neighbors" :
Maurice White : Drums
Skip Scarborough : Electric Piano
On "Key To My Heart" :
Maurice White : Vocals

Trombones : George Bohannon, Louis Satterfield, Lew McCreary & George Thatcher
Trumpets : Oscar Brashear, Steve Madaio & Chuck Findley
French Horns : Alan Robinson, Marilyn Robinson, Vincent DeRosa, Sidney Muldrow & Richard Perissi
Saxophones & Flute : Don Myrick
Violins : Charles Veal Jr. (Concert Master), Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Janice Gower, Betty LaMagna, Dorothy Wade & Robert Sushel
Violas : Rollice Dale, Denyse Buffum & Paul Polivnick
Cellos : Raymond Kelley, Selene Hurford & Dennis Karmazyn
Harp : Dorothy Ashby

The Emotions :
Wanda Hutchinson : Vocals
Sheila Hutchinson : Vocals
Pamela Hutchinson : Vocals