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The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection

The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection by George Duke
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George Duke

Label: Epic Records
Released: 2012
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From Me To You

Tracks: From Me To You; Carry On; What Do They Really Fear; 'Scuse Me Miss; You And Me; Broken Dreams; Up On It; Seasons; Down In It; Sing It.

Personnel: George Duke: keyboards, vocals; Mike Sembello: electric guitar, acoustic guitar; Byron Miller: electric bass; Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums; Maxine Willard Waters: background vocal; Julia Tilman Waters: background vocals; Jessica Smith: background vocals; Stanley Clarke: acoustic bass (1, 8), electric bass (6); Ernie Watts: reeds (1, 2, 4, 7, 10); Bill Green: reeds (1, 2, 4, 10); Glenn Ferris: trombone (1, 5, 7, 10); LouMcCreary: trombone (1, 5, 7, 10); Bobby Bryant: trumpet (2, 4, 7, 10); Walt Fowler: trumpet (2, 4, 7, 10); Emil Richards: percussion (1, 6, 9); Dianne Reeves: vocal (6, 7); strings.

Reach For It

Tracks: The Beginning; Lemme At It; Hot Fire; Reach For It; Just For You; Omi (Fresh Water); Searchin' My Mind; Watch Out Baby; Diamonds; The End; Bring It Home.

Personnel: George Duke: keyboards, vocals; Charles "Icarus" Johnson: guitar; Byron Miller: bass; Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums, timbales; Manolo Badrena: percussion; Deborah Thomas: background vocals; Dee Henrichs: background vocals; Sybil Thomas: background vocals; Raul De Souza: trombone (6); Mike Sembello: guitar (8); Stanley Clarke: bass (8, 10, 11); Charles Johnson: vocals (9).

Don't Let Go

Tracks: We Give Our Love; Morning Sun; Percussion Interlude; Dukey Stick; Starting Again; Yeah We Going; The Way I Feel; Movin' On; Don't Let Go; Preface; The Future.

Personnel: George Duke: keyboards, vocals; Charles "Icarus" Johnson: guitar; Byron Miller: bass; Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums, timbales; Sheila Escovedo: percussion, vocals; Josie James: background vocals; Napoleon Murphy Brock: background vocals, lead vocals (9); Wah Wah Watson: hot licks (1); Roland Bautista: rhythm guitar (9); Carol Shive: violin (10); Jody Geist: viola (10).

Follow The Rainbow

Tracks: Party Down; Say What You Will; Funkin' For The Thrill; Sunrise; Festival; I Am For Real; Straight From The Heart; Corine; Pluck; Follow The Rainbow.

Personnel: George Duke: Fender Rhodes, Yamaha electric piano, Hohner clavinet D-6, Arp Odyssey, Mini-Moog, Oberheim synthesizer, Prophet synthesizer, Funkosizers, Crumer strings, Yamaha grand piano, vocals; Jerry Hey: flugelhorn; Larry Williams: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute; Eric Culver: trombone; Charles "Icarus" Johnson: guitar; Byron Miller: bass; Ricky Lawson: drums; Sheila Escovedo: percussion, vocals; Josie James: background vocals; Napoleon Murphy Brock: background vocals; Lynn Davis: background vocals; Roland Bautista: electric guitar (1, 2); Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums (7, 8).

Master Of The Game

Tracks: Look What You Find; Every Little Step I Take; Games; I Want You For Myself; In The Distance; I Love You More; Dog-Man; Everybody's Talkin'; Part 1 The Alien Changes The Stick; Part 2 The Alien Succumbs To The Macho Intergalactic Funkativity Of The Funkblasters.

Personnel: George Duke: Fender Rhodes, Yamaha electric piano, Hohner clavinet, D-6, Arp Odyssey, Mini-Moog, Oberheim synthesizer, Prophet synthesizer, Funkosizers, Crumer strings, Yamaha grand piano, bells, vocal; Jerry Hey: trumpet, flugelhorn; Gary Herbig: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute, piccolo; Bill Reichenbach: trombone, bass trombone; David Myles: electric guitar, acoustic guitar, sitar; Byron Miller: bass; Ricky Lawson: drums; Josie James: background vocals; Napoleon Murphy Brock: background vocals; Ray Obiedo: guitar (2); Fred Washington: bass (2); Sheila Escovedo: percussion, vocals (2); Gary Grant: trumpet (7); Roland Bautista: guitar (8).

A Brazilian Love Affair

Tracks: Brazilian Love Affair; Summer Breezin'; Cravo E Canela; Alone 6am; Brazilian Sugar; Sugar Loaf Mountain; Love Reborn; Up From The Sea It Arose And Ate Rio In One Swift Bite; I Need You Now; Ao Que Vai Nascer.

Collective Personnel: George Duke: Fender Rhodes, Oberheim strings, Prophet synthesizer, Yamaha electric grand piano, Arp Odyssey, Mini-Moog, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer, Prophet V synthesizer, Yamaha CP70 electric grand piano, Crumer string ensemble, vibraphone, orchestral bells, vocals; Roland Bautista: electric guitar; Toninho Horta: acoustic guitar, electric guitar; Milton Nascimento: acoustic guitar, vocals; Byron Miller: bass; Jamil Joanes: bass; Ricky Lawson: drums; Roberto Silva: drums, percussion; Jerry Hey: flugelhorn; Raul De Souza: trombone; Larry Williams: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone; Bill Reichenbach: trombone; Chico Batera: percussion; Airto: percussion; Sheila Escovedo: percussion; Flora Purim: vocals; Simone: vocals; Josie James: background vocals; Lynn Davis: background vocals; Lucinha Lins: background vocals; Zeluiz: background vocals; Flavio Faria: background vocals; Lucia Turnbull: background vocals; Murray Adler: strings.


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