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)

 

ALL MUSIC PERFORMED BY KAY-GEES

INSTRUMENTATION

 

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

DENNIS WHITE

Tenor Saxophone, Percussion, Vocals

WILSON BECKETT

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

TOMMORROW'S EDITION - Background Vocals (track-1, 5, 10, 12, 13)

  Aaron Mathis, Stanley Johnson, Wesley Thomas, Jerome Goudine

 

SPECIAL EFFECTS

NILS SALMENIN & JIMMY JORDAN

PERSONAL MANAGER - Harold (Que Pasa) Hernandez

PASTORE MUSIC COMPANY - Dave Pastore & Bob

PRODUCED AND ARRENGED BY:

Khalis Bayyan for K.G. Production

 

ENGINEERS:

Godfrey Diamond

Nils Salminen

Terry Rosiello

 

PHOTO: Bill Perroneau

DESIGN: Frank Daniel

 

MIXING ENGINEERS:

Media Sound, New York, N.Y.

Harvey Goldberg

Ronald St. Germaine

 

RECORDED AT:

De-Lite Recorded Sound Studios

Philadelphia, Pa

 

 

 

 

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