Norman Connors - Take It To The Limit
Hip hop
Label: Arista ‎– AL 9534
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1980
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Funk, Disco
Genre: Hip hop
Musician: Norman Connors
Album's name: Take It To The Limit
ZIP archive size: 1547

Norman Connors - Take It To The Limit


Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Take It To The Limit
Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Paul RiserLead Vocals – AdarithaWritten-By – Phyllis St. James
3:44
A2 Melancholy Fire
Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Paul RiserBass – Byron MillerLead Vocals – Glenn JonesWritten-By – David DeMarco
3:57
A3 You've Been On My Mind
Arranged By, Conductor – Al JohnsonLead Vocals – AdarithaSoprano Saxophone, Soloist – Jerry PetersonWritten-By – Shelby Flint
4:20
A4 I Don't Need Nobody Else
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Arranged By, Conductor – Al JohnsonWritten-By – Lou Courtney
3:49
B1 Justify
Arranged By, Conductor – Al JohnsonLead Vocals – AdarithaWritten-By – David Lasley
3:47
B2 Black Cow
Arranged By [Vocals] – Eric Butler Flugelhorn, Soloist – Freddie HubbardOrchestrated By, Arranged By, Conductor – McKinley JacksonWritten-By – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
4:55
B3 You Bring Me Joy
Arranged By, Conductor – Al JohnsonLead Vocals – AdarithaWritten-By – David Lasley
3:35
B4 Everywhere Inside Of Me
Arranged By, Conductor – Jerry PetersWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Leon Ware
4:48

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
  • Mastered At – Kendun Recorders

Credits

  • Art Direction – Donn Davenport
  • Backing Vocals – Alex Brown, Eric Butler , Gwen Matthews, Jean Carn, Jim Gilstrap, The Jones Girls, Marlene Jeter*, Vanetta Fields*
  • Bass – Nathan East
  • Concertmaster [Strings] – Harry Bluestone
  • Contractor [Strings] – Ben Barrett*
  • Drums – James Gatson*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Ron Averez
  • Engineer [Recording, Mixing] – Jackson Schwartz
  • French Horn – Allen Robinson*, Sidney Muldrow
  • Guitar – David T. Walker, Marlo Henderson
  • Harp – Dorothy Ashby
  • Keyboards – Billy McCoy, Bobby Lyles*, Sonny Burke
  • Mastered By – John Golden
  • Percussion – Myungo*, Paulinho Da Costa
  • Photography By [Back Cover & Sleeve] – Garry Gross
  • Photography By [Front Cover] – Tony Barboza*
  • Producer [Assistant] – Gerald Roberts
  • Producer [Vocals] – Jean Carn
  • Producer, Directed By, Producer [Vocals], Drums, Percussion, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Norman Connors
  • Saxophone – Don Myrick, John Kip*, Ralph Jones , Bill Green*
  • Soprano Saxophone, Soloist – Gary Bartz
  • Tenor Saxophone – Buzzy Jones*
  • Trombone – Garnet Brown*
  • Trombone, Contractor [Horns] – George Bohanon
  • Trumpet – Bobby Bryant, Eric Butler , Nolan Smith, Oscar Brashear

Notes

- Adaritha appears courtesy of Columbia Records
- Glenn Jones appears courtesy of Savoy Records
- Al Johnson appears courtesy of Columbia Records
- Jean Carn appears courtesy of Philadelphia International Records
- Freddie Hubbard appears courtesy of Columbia Records
- Starship Orchestra appears courtesy of Columbia Records
- The Jones Girls of Philadelphia International Records
- Leon Ware appears courtesy of Elektra / Asylum Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7822-19534-1
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): AL 9534 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): AL 9534 SB

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AL 9534 Norman Connors Take It To The Limit ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Arista AL 9534 US 1980
AL9534 Norman Connors Take It To The Limit ‎(LP, Album) Arista AL9534 UK 1980
BVCM-37237, 74321-89767-2 Norman Connors Take It To The Limit ‎(CD, Album, RE) BMG, Arista BVCM-37237, 74321-89767-2 Japan 2001
AL 9534 Norman Connors Take It To The Limit ‎(LP, Album) Arista AL 9534 US 1980
FTG 338, 88883767732 Norman Connors Take It To The Limit (Expanded Edition) ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Funky Town Grooves, Arista, Sony Music Commercial Music Group FTG 338, 88883767732 US 2013

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