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EVERYBODY'S DANCIN'(1978)

 

1. EVERYBODY'S DANCIN' - 8:02 (Ronald Bell-Kool & The Gang)

2. DANCIN' SHOES - 3:54 (Charles Jay-Kool & The Gang)

3. BIG CHIEF FUNKUM - 4:50 (Ronald Bell-Kool & The Gang)

4. I LIKE MUSIC - 3:37 (Ronald Bell-Kool & The Gang)

5. YOU DESERVE A BREAK TODAY

   - 3:36 (Robert Bell-Deborah Bell-Kool & The Gang)

6. AT THE PARTY - 3:30 (Ronald Bell-Kool & The Gang)

7. STAY AWHILE - 4:43 (George Brown-Cynthia Huggins-Kool & The Gang)

8. IT'S ALL YOU NEED - 3:13 (Charles Jay-Kool & The Gang)

9. PEACE TO THE UNIVERSE - 0:33 (Charles Jay-Kool & The Gang)

BONUS TRACKS

10. I LIKE MUSIC (Single Version)

11. IT'S ALL YOU NEED (Single Version)

12. EVERYBODY'S DANCIN' (Single Version)

All Selections BMI

Piblished by Delightful Music LTD. and Gang Music LTD.

 

PRODUCERS: Robert Bell, Dennis Thomas

Produced by K & G Productions

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Ronald Bell, Charles Jay, George Brown

 

RECORDED AT: Ridge Sound Studio, Philadelphia Pa.

MIXED AT: Media Sound N.Y. N.Y.

ENGINEERS: Harvey Goldberg, Terry Rosiello, Nils Salminen

Chuck O' Brrien & Ramona Janquitto

 

GROUP:

George Brown - Drums,Vocals, Percussion

Dennis Thomas (D.T.) - Alto Sax

Ronald Bell (Khalis Bayyan) - Tenor Sax, Piano, Vocals, Bass Percussion

Robert Bell (Muhammad Bayyan) - Bass, Vocal

Kevin Bell (Amir Bayyan) - Drums, Bass, Guitar, Clarinet, Vaocals, Percussion

Robert "Spike" Mickens - Trumpet

Charles Jay - Guitar, Bass

Claydes Smith - Percussion

Clifford Adams - Trombone, Vocals

Royal Jackson (Royal Bayyan) - Guitar, Vocals

Kevin Lassiter - Piano, Rhodes Piano, Vocals, Keyboards

 

FEMALE VOCALS

"SOMETHING SWEET"

Cynthia Huggins - Lead Vocals

Joan Motley

Diane Cameron

 

HORN ARRANGEMENTS

Ronald Bell (Khalis Bayyan) on "At The Party", "Everybody's Dancin'",

   "I Like Music", "Big Cheif Funkum",

Charles Jay, Ronald Bell on "Dancin' Shoes"

Robert Bell, Ronald Bell on "You Deserve A Break Today"

 

Strings arranged and conducted by John E. Blake, Jr.

also Horn arrangements on "It's All You Need" and "Stay Awhile"

Featuring the "String Reunion"

Violins - Melenie Baker, Diane Barnett, Valerie Collymore, Gayle Dixon,

     Carl Ecter, Patricia Gott, Melvin Roundtree, Booker Rowe

Violas - Renard Edwards, Sharon Ray

Cellos - Patricia (Arua) Dixon, Clarissa Howell

Trumpets - Rocco Bene, Evan Solot

Trombones - Steve Turre, Clifford Adams

French Horns - Gene Stanley, George Barnett

Alto Sax - Julian Presley on "You Deserve A Break Today", "Dancin' Shoes"

     Reggie E. Sutton on "Big Cheif Funkum"

Trumpets - Micheal Ray, Lemur Harper on "You Deserve A Break Today"

Alto Flute - Leslie Burrs

Dennis Thomas - Percussion

Kevin Lassiter - Percussion

Robert "Kool" Bell - Percussion

Rick Askew - Percussion

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE CREATOR

Adil Bayyan, Stone Michael, Rick Askew

Sam Alston (Road Manager), Dave Pastore (Equipment Designer)

Donal Boyce-Bobby Sims-Arnold Henry

and the Staff of De-Lite Records

 

Charls Jay appears through the coutesy of Royal Society Music

 

ART DIRECTION:

Horace Fernandez

 

COVER PHOTOGRAPHY:

Richard Aaron

Photographed at New York, New York Disco

 

Released on 1978, De-Lite DSR-9509

 

 

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