Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Con Funk Shun - Candy

Label: Mercury
Catalog#: SRM-1-3754
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album

Country: US
Released: 1979
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Disco
Credits: Bass, Percussion, Lead Vocals - Cedric Martin
Clavinet, Organ, Piano [Electric], Synthesizer, Percussion, Vocals - Danny Thomas
Co-producer - Skip Scarborough
Drums, Electronic Drums [Syn Drum], Percussion, Vocals - Louis A. McCall
Guitar [Lead, Rhythm], Sitar [Electric], Percussion, Lead Vocals - Michael Cooper
Producer - Con Funk Shun
Saxophone [Soprano, Tenor], Flute, Percussion, Vocals - Paul Harrell
Trombone, Piano [Electric], Synthesizer, Trumpet, Guitar, Percussion, Lead Vocals - Felton C. Pilate II
Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone [Valve], Percussion, Vocals - Karl Fuller
Notes: Recorded at The Automatt, San Francisco, CA.
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Inc., Burbank, CA.


A1 Fire When Ready (1:43)
Voice [M.c.] - Greg Blockman
A2 Chase Me (5:39)
Flute - Roger Glenn
Timbales - Sheila E.
A3 Not Ready (5:16)
Congas - Bill Summers
Flute - Roger Glenn
A4 Da Lady (3:51)
Congas - Bill Summers
B1 Candy (5:13)
Piano - Skip Scarborough
Trumpet - Jack Trotter , Michael Alexander
B2 (Let Me Put) Love On Your Mind (6:08)
B3 Main Slice (4:11)
Clavinet - Skip Scarborough
B4 Images (2:40)

Zapp - Zapp

Label: Warner Bros. Records
Catalog#: BSK 3463
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album

Country: US
Released: 1980
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Funk, Disco
Credits: Bass, Vocals - Zapp Troutman
Congas, Percussion - Larry Troutman
Drums, Percussion - Lester Troutman
Engineer - Jim Vitti , Mike Iacopelli
Engineer, Mixed By - Greg Ward
Guitar - Bootsy Collins
Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards, Bass, Effects [Talking Box], Harmonica - Roger Troutman
Keyboards, Vocals - Greg Jackson (2)
Producer - Bootsy Collins , Roger Troutman
Saxophone - Carl Cowen
Vocals - Bobby Glover
Notes: Recorded at United Sound Systems, Detroit, Michigan.
Mastered at Allen Zentz Mastering, Los Angeles, California.


A1 More Bounce To The Ounce (9:25)
A2 Freedom (3:48)
A3 Brand New PPlayer (5:51)
B1 Funky Bounce (6:46)
B2 Be Alright (7:52)
B3 Coming Home (6:34)

T-Connection - Totally Connected

Label: T.K. Records
Catalog#: TKR 83375
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album

Country: Netherlands
Released: 1979
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Funk, Disco
Credits: Arranged By - T-Connection
Artwork By [Design] - Joe Gschwind , Richard Roth
Artwork By [Direction] - Don Taylor
Bass, Backing Vocals - Kirkwood Coakley
Conductor [Strings] - Peter Graves
Engineer - Jack Nuber
Engineer [Assistant] - Sheila Taylor
Guitar, Backing Vocals - David Mackey
Horns - Bonaroo Horns*
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Drums - Berkeley Van Byrd*
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Guitar - Monty Brown
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Producer, Arranged By [Horns] - T. Coakley*
Mastered By - Ted Jensen
Percussion, Backing Vocals - Anthony Flowers*
Photography - Francesco Scavullo
Notes: Produced for T.Co.International, B.V.I.
℗ 1979 T.K. Productions, Inc.
© 1979 T.K. Productions, Inc.
LC 4331
CB 271
Distributed by CBS Records


A1 Totally Connected (5:19)
Written-By - M. Kemp* , T. Coakley*
A2 Ecstasy (4:37)
Written-By - L. Coakley*
A3 Let's Do It Today (4:02)
Arranged By [Strings] - Stan Webb
Arranged By [Strings], Written-by - T. Coakley*
Written-By - L. Coakley*
A4 I Like Funkin' With You (4:57)
Written-By - D. Mackey* , T. Coakley*
B1 Choosing (6:08)
Arranged By [Strings] - T. Coakley*
Written-By - L. Coakley*
B2 That's Love (4:17)
Written-By - L. Coakley*
B3 Danger Zone (4:17)
Written-By - G. Wilson*
B4 Born To Boogie (4:03)
Written-By - L. Coakley*

24 Karat Gold - Dance To My Music

Label: Desert Bone Records
Catalog#: RSP 24 K
Format: Vinyl, LP

Country: US
Released: 1978
Genre: Funk / Soul


A1 Dance To My Music
A2 Traveling Thru Space
A3 New Love
A4 JDWM Is Funky
B1 Disco Feeling
B2 Bring It On Home
B3 I Love The Way You Smile
B4 Happiness

Blackbyrds, The - Better Days

Blackbyrds, The
Profile: Had members:
Allan Barnes (b.1949, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.) (reeds)
Barney Perry (b.1953, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.) (guitar)
Kevin Toney (b.1953 Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.) (keyboards)
Joseph Hall III (b.1954, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.) (bass)
Pericles Jacobs Jr. (b.1951, Washington D.C., U.S.A.) (percussion)
Keith Killgo (b.1954, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) (drums)

Label: Fantasy
Catalog#: F-9602
Format: Vinyl, LP

Country: US
Released: 1980
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul

Young And Company - I Like What You're Doing To Me

Arranged, Produced, Performed, Recorded and Mixed by Buddy Hankerson
Backing Vocals, Bass, Guitar: Buddy Hankerson
Backing Vocals: Kenneth Young and Mike Young
Backing Vocals, Lead Vocals: Jacqueline Thomas, Bill Young and Mike Young
Drums, Percussion: Dave Reyes
Electric Piano [Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic]: Mike Clark
Flute [Alto]: David "Pick" Conally
Guitar [Lead, Rhythm]: Joshua Thompson
Executive Producer: Ray Daniels
Recorded at Eastern Artist Recording Studio, 36 Meadow St., East Orange, New Jersey
'I Like What You're Doing To Me' recorded at 9 West Studio, Bloomfield, New Yersey

A1 Strut Your Stuff
A2 Checking You Out
A3 Party Jam
A4 Got To Be Free
B1 Love Me All Night
B2 Mellow Mood
B3 Waiting On Your Love
B4 I Like What You're Doing To Me (Backing Vocals by Maria Kiles)

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