Norman Connors - This Is Your Life
Hip hop
Label: Arista ‎– AB 4177
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1977
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Disco
Genre: Hip hop
Musician: Norman Connors
Album's name: This Is Your Life
ZIP archive size: 1266

Norman Connors - This Is Your Life


Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Stella
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – James RobinsonSoloist, Guitar – Lee Ritenour
3:17
A2 This Is Your Life
Arranged By, Conductor – Paul Riser
4:13
A3 Wouldn't You Like To See
Bass – Ben Atkins*
3:40
A4 Listen
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – James Robinson
3:51
A5 Say You Love Me
Bongos – Eddie (Bongo) Brown*Producer – McKinley Jackson, Norman Connors
4:36
B1 Captain Connors
Arranged By, Conductor – Dwight Brewster, Wah Wah Watson*, Norman ConnorsSoloist, Electric Piano – Bobby LyleSoloist, Synthesizer [Mini-moog] – Billy McCoy
3:16
B2 You Make Me Feel Brand New 5:45
B3 Butterfly
Arranged By, Conductor – Jacques Burvick
4:58
B4 The Creator
Arranged By, Conductor – Norman ConnorsSoloist, Piano – Bobby LyleSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Pharoah Sanders
7:58

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – R.A. Inbows Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – R.A. Inbows Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Produced For – Norman Connors Productions Inc.
  • Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
  • Mastered At – Kendun Recorders

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Gary Bartz (tracks: A1 to B3)
  • Art Direction – Donn Davenport
  • Bass – Eddie Watkins*
  • Concertmaster [Strings] – Harry Bluestone
  • Congas, Bongos, Cymbal [Paiste Cymbals], Gong [Paiste Gongs], Percussion – Kenneth Nash
  • Design [Additional Design] – Davis, Canzani*
  • Drums – James Gadson
  • Drums, Percussion, Timpani, Lead Vocals – Norman Connors
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Bob Bullock, Bob Moore , Jackson Schwartz, Jim Sintetos, Stillman Kelly
  • Engineer [Recording And Mixing] – Richard Heenan*
  • Featuring, Lead Vocals – Miss Eleanore Mills*
  • French Horn – James Atkinson*, Sidney Muldrow
  • Guitar – Charles Fearing, David T. Walker, Jay Graydon, Lee Ritenour, Wah Wah Watson*
  • Keyboards – Billy McCoy, Bobby Lyle, Jacques Burvick, Richard Cummings, Richard Tee, Ronnie Coleman*
  • Mastered By – John Golden
  • Orchestrated By, Arranged By, Conductor [Except As Indicated] – McKinley Jackson
  • Percussion – Petro Bass
  • Photography By – Ron Harris
  • Photography By [Inside Sleeve] – Mel Dixon
  • Producer, Directed By – Norman Connors
  • Soprano Saxophone – Ralph Buzzy Jones*
  • Synthesizer [Oberheim] – Mike Boddicker*
  • Tenor Saxophone – Pharoah Sanders
  • Trombone – Benny Powell, Garnett Brown, George Bohanon, George Thacher*, Lew McCreary
  • Trumpet – Charles Moore, Nolan Smith, Jr.*, Oscar Brashear, Ray Brown , Shunzo Ono*
  • Vibraphone [Vibes], Marimba, Bells [Orchestra] – Elmira Collins
  • Vocals [Vocal Coloring And Background], Other [Vocal Production And Consultation] – Jean Carn
  • Woodwind – David Ii*, Earle Dumler*, Ernie Watts, Fred Jackson, Jr.*, Terry Harrington, Bill Green*

Notes

℗ & © 1977 R.A. Inbow, Ltd.

Norman Connors plays Gretsch drums exclusively, Latin percussion instruments and Paiste cymbals and gongs

Main artist and title on front cover: Norman Connors - This Is Your Life
Main artist and title on back cover: Norman Connors And The Starhip Orchestra Featuring Miss Eleanor Mills - This Is Your Life
Main artist and title on labels: Norman Connors And The Starhip Orchestra - This Is Your Life

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): AB 4177 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): AB 4177 SB

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AB 4177 Norman Connors This Is Your Life ‎(LP, Album) Arista AB 4177 US 1977
6.23503 Norman Connors This Is Your Life ‎(LP, Album, TP) Buddah Records 6.23503 Germany 1977
BDLP-12294 Norman Connors And The Starship Orchestra Norman Connors And The Starship Orchestra - This Is Your Life ‎(LP, Album) Buddah Records BDLP-12294 Brazil 1977
TXS 3106 Norman Connors This Is Your Life ‎(LP, Album, W/Lbl, Promo) Columbia, Buddah Records TXS 3106 Spain 1978
NEM CD 637 Norman Connors & The Starship Orchestra Norman Connors & The Starship Orchestra - This Is Your Life ‎(CD, Album, RE) Sequel Records NEM CD 637 UK 1993