Quincy Jones - Roots: The Saga Of An American Family
Hip hop
Label: A&M Records ‎– AMLH 64626
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: UK
Date of released: 1977
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Gospel, Soul
Genre: Hip hop
Musician: Quincy Jones
Album's name: Roots: The Saga Of An American Family
ZIP archive size: 1281

Quincy Jones - Roots: The Saga Of An American Family


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A1 Motherland 0:29
A2 Roots Mural Theme 2:10
A3 Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode) 1:03
A4 Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth) 1:30
A5 Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme)
Featuring – Letta Mbulu
2:28
A6 Boyhood To Manhood 0:53
A7 The Toubob Is Here! (The Capture) 1:06
A8 Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing) 1:15
A9 You In Americuh' Now, African 0:32
B1 Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction) 0:15
B2 Ole Fiddler 1:12
B3 Jumpin' De Broom (Marriage Ceremony) 0:42
B4 What Shall I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name) 2:17
B5 Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life) 1:25
B6 Oh Lord, Come By Here 3:25
B7 Free At Last? (The Civil War) 2:24
B8 Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) (African Theme: English Version)
Vocals [Solo] – Letta Mbulu
4:50

Credits

  • Engineer [Assistant] – Chuck Trammell, Steve "Deacon Dolby" Katz
  • Engineer, Remix – Norm Kinney
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Performer – Quincy Jones Orchestra*
  • Producer, Conductor – Quincy Jones
  • Written-By – Gerald Fried (tracks: A2, A9, B1, B5)

Notes

Music from and inspired by the David L. Wolfer production of "Roots". ROOTS the saga of an American family.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album, Promo) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SLAM 64626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SLAM 64626 Italy 1977
POCM 1955 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(CD, Album) A&M Records POCM 1955 Japan 1996

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