Monday, February 22, 2010

Donny Hathaway (album), 1971

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His second album was released on April 2, 1971 (US LP - Atco SD33-360).

The CD came in 1993 (Rhino, USA).

Side A

1. Giving Up
(Clyde Wilson)

2. A Song For You
(Leon Russell)

3. Little Girl
(Billy Preston)

4. He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
(Bobby Scott & Bobby Russell)

Side B

1. Magnificent Sanctuary Band

(Dorsey Burnett)

2. She's my lady
(George Clinton)

3. I Believe In Music
(Mac Davis)

4. Take a love song**
(Donny Hathaway & Nadine McKinnor)

5. Put Your Hand In The Hand
(Gene McLellan)

Rhino CD Bonus Tracks

10. This Christmas***
(Donny Hathaway & Nadine McKinnor)

11. Be There***
(Donny Hathaway & Charles Ostiguy)

Produced by Jerry Wexler & Arif Mardin
**Produced by Donny Hathaway
***Produced by Donny Hathaway (for Don-Ric Enterprises)

Engineers: Murray Allen, Gene Paul, James Douglass, Ron Albert & Howie Albert
Remix: Arif Mardin
Original ATCO LP mastered by: Unknown
Rhino CD mastered by: Bill Inglot & Ken Perry

String, horn, and choral arrangements on "Giving Up", "Little Girl", "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother", "Take A Love Song", "This Christmas", & "Be There" by Donny Hathaway

String, horn, and choral arrangements on "A Song For You", "Magnificent Sanctuary Band", "She Is My Lady", "I Believe In Music", & "Put Your Hand In The Hand" by Arif Mardin

Rhythm section:
Donny Hathaway - Lead vocals & keyboards
Cornell Dupree - Guitar
Chuck Rainey, Phil Upchurch**, & Steve Novosel** - Bass
Al Jackson, Jr., & Morris Jennings** - Drums

Tenor saxophone solo on "Giving Up" by King Curtis
Trumpet solo on "She Is My Lady" by Joe Newman
**Background vocals: I. Stone, S. White, & Lillian Tynes
Background vocals: Cissy Houston, Myrna Smith, Sylvia Shemwell, Judy Clay, Deidre Tucfk, Sammy Turner, J.R. Bailey, Ronald Bright, Myrna Summers, & the Interdenominational Singers

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