相変わらずのファンキーさと壮大感を増して放った2作目。1曲目の静かな雰囲気が2曲目以降のワイルドな展開をグッと引き立て最後にはまた静かに終わる。カッコイイ!!

FIND A FRIEND(1976)

 

1. FIND A FRIEND (Prelude) - 1:22 (R.Bell-O.Nash)

2. ON THE MONEY - 6:45 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

3. KEEP ON SAYING - 5:19 (R.Bell)

4. I BELIEVE IN MUSIC

   - 4:06 (K.Lassiter-R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

5. BE REAL - 4:26 (R.Johnson-R.Bell)

6. TOGETHER - 4:26 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT - 0:45 (R.Bell)

8. WAITING AT THE BUS STOP

   - 6:16 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

9. INSPIRATION - 4:04 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

10. THANK YOU DEAR LORD - 4:48 (R.Bell)

11. MR. NOTHIN' - 2:20 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

12. S.T.P.(Singing, Teaching & Preaching)

        - 6:19 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

13. FIND A FRIEND (Conclusion) - 2:59 (R.Bell-O.Nash)

 

Bonus Track

14. WAITING AT THE BUS STOP (Part 1)(Original Single Version)

   - 3:17 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

14. WAITING AT THE BUS STOP (Part 2)(Original Single Version)

   - 4:25 (R.Bell-C.Cheek-M.Cheek-W.Beckett-K.Bell-D.White-P.Duarte-R.Wright)

 

Produced & Arrenged by Khalis Bayyan

 

Amir-Salaam Bayyan (Kevin Bell) - Guitars, Bass, Clavinet, Percussion & Vocals

Peter Duarte - Alto & Baritone Saxophones, Percussion & Vocals

Ray Wright - Trumpet, Fluegelhorn, Trombone, Percussion & Vocals

Kevin Lassiter - Keyboards, Synthesizers, Percussion, Vocals & Vibes

Callie Cheek - Drums, Percussion & Vocals

Dennise White - Tenor Saxophone, Percussion & Vocals

Wilson Becket - Percussionist & Vocals

Michael Cheek - Bass, Percussion & Vocals

 

Special thanks to:

Ronald Bell - Tenor Saxophone

Larry Gittens - Trumpet, Fluegelhorn (track-2, 8, 9)

Otha Nash - Trombone (track-8)

Artie Moore - Bass Guitar (track-3, 5, 12)

Something Sweet - Background Vocals (track-1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13)

  Beverly Owens, Cynthina Huggins, Joan Motley & Renee Connell

Tommorrows' Edition - Background Vocals (track-1, 5, 10, 12, 13)

  Aaron Mathis, Stanley Johnson, Wesley Thomas, Jerome Goudine

 

 

 

 

 

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