Alphonso Johnson ‎– Moonshadows / Yesterday's Dreams / Spellbound

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BGO Records ‎– BGOCD1220
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2 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
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Moonshadows ( 1976 )
1-1 Stump
Drums – Narada Michael WaldenElectric Bass – Alphonso JohnsonElectric Guitar – David Amaro, Lee RitenourElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Arp 2600], Synthesizer [Mini Moog], Synthesizer [Arp String Ensemble] – Dawilli GongaPercussion – Alejandro Acuña*Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Ian UnderwoodSaxophone [Saxcello] – Bennie Maupin
1-2 Involuntary Bliss
Congas, Percussion – Alejandro Acuña*Drums – Narada Michael WaldenElectric Bass, Chapman Stick – Alphonso JohnsonElectric Guitar – Chris Bono*Electric Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizer [Mini Moog], Synthesizer [Arp String Ensemble] – Dawilli GongaPercussion – Airto MoreiraSoprano Saxophone – Gary BartzVocals – Flora Purim
1-3 Cosmoba Place
Drums – Narada Michael WaldenElectric Bass, Chapman Stick – Alphonso JohnsonElectric Guitar – Chris Bono*, David Amaro, Lee RitenourKeyboards [Orchestron Voice Choir] – Alphonse MouzonPercussion – Alejandro Acuña*Piano, Organ – Dawilli Gonga
1-4 Pandora's Box
Bass [String], Electric Bass – Alphonso JohnsonBass Clarinet – Bennie MaupinCymbal – Narada Michael WaldenElectric Piano – Dawilli GongaKeyboards [Orchestron Voice Choir] – Alphonse Mouzon
1-5 Up From The Cellar
Congas, Cowbell – Alejandro Acuña*Drums – Ndugu Leon Chancler*Electric Bass, Vocals – Alphonso JohnsonElectric Guitar – Blackbird McKnight*, Lee RitenourElectric Piano, Clavinet – Patrice RushenPiano [Prepared] – Ian UnderwoodShaker – Airto MoreiraSynthesizer [Mini Moog], Vocals – Dawilli GongaVocals – Flora Purim
1-6 Amarteifio
Acoustic Guitar – Lee RitenourBass [String], Vocals – Alphonso JohnsonCongas, Bongos – Alejandro Acuña*Electric Guitar – David AmaroLyricon – Bennie MaupinPercussion – Airto MoreiraPiano, Synthesizer [Mini Moog], Vocals – Dawilli GongaSynthesizer [Arp 2600] – Ian UnderwoodVocals – Flora Purim
1-7 On The Case
Congas – Alejandro Acuña*Drums – Narada Michael WaldenElectric Bass, Chapman Stick – Alphonso JohnsonElectric Guitar – Lee RitenourElectric Piano – Dawilli Gonga
1-8 Unto Thine Own Self Be True
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Lee RitenourChimes – Alejandro Acuña*Drums, Piano, Electric Piano, Vocals – Narada Michael WaldenElectric Guitar – Alphonso JohnsonOrgan, Clavinet, Synthesizer [Mini Moog], Vocals – Dawilli GongaVocals – Flora Purim
Yesterday's Dreams ( 1976 )
2-1 Love's The Way I Feel 'Bout Cha
Bass, Vocals – Alphonso JohnsonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Mike Clark (2)Electric Piano – Patrice RushenGuitar – Lee RitenourOrgan – David FosterSynthesizer – Ian UnderwoodTenor Saxophone – Grover Washington, Jr.Vocals – Diane Reeves*, Philip Bailey
2-2 As Little As You
Bass, Chapman Stick, Effects [Voicebox] – Alphonso JohnsonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Mike Clark (2)Electric Piano, Clavinet – Patrice RushenGuitar – Lee RitenourSynthesizer – Ian Underwood
2-3 Scapegoat
Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns] – McKinley JacksonBaritone Saxophone, Flute – Ernie FieldsBass – Alphonso JohnsonCongas, Percussion – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Mike Clark (2)Electric Piano, Clavinet – Patrice RushenGuitar – Lee RitenourSynthesizer – Ian UnderwoodTenor Saxophone – Ernie Watts, Grover Washington, Jr.Trombone – Garnett Brown, George BohanonTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Gary Grant
2-4 Show Us The Way
Guitar – Alphonso Johnson, Lee RitenourSynthesizer, Arranged By – Ian UnderwoodVocals – Jon Lucien
2-5 Balls To The Wall
Bass – Alphonso JohnsonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Chester ThompsonElectric Piano, Clavinet – Patrice RushenGuitar – Ray GomezSynthesizer – Ian Underwood
2-6 Tales Of Barcelona
Bass – Alphonso JohnsonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Chester ThompsonGuitar – Ray GomezOrgan – Mark JordanSynthesizer – Ian Underwood
2-7 Flight To Hampstead Heath
Bass – Alphonso JohnsonCongas, Bongos, Bell Tree, Timbales – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Chester ThompsonElectric Guitar – Ray GomezHarpsichord, Electric Piano – Patrice RushenPercussion – Ruth UnderwoodSynthesizer – Ian UnderwoodTwelve-String Guitar [Acoustic] – Lee Ritenour
2-8 One To One
Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns] – McKinley JacksonBaritone Saxophone – Ernie FieldsBass – Alphonso JohnsonCongas, Whistle [Wolf] – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Chester ThompsonElectric Piano, Clavinet – Patrice RushenGuitar – Ray GomezTenor Saxophone – Ernie WattsTrombone – Garnett Brown, George BohanonTrumpet – Chuck Findley, Gary Grant
Spellbound ( 1977 )
2-9 Summer Solstice (1st Movement)
2-10 Follow Your Heart
2-11 Bahama Mama
2-12 Nomads
2-13 Moonlight Conversation
2-14 Face Blaster
2-15 Feelings Are... ( The Hardest Words To Say )
Earthtales Suite
2-16a Intro - Winter Solstice
2-16b I. Release From Bondage
2-16c II. Why
2-16d III. Voice Of Authority
2-16e IV. Rushing Of The Wind
2-16f V. Sword And The Scepter
2-16g VI. Summer Solstice ( Second Movement )

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Tracks 1-1 to 1-8 recorded at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA, and Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA, January / February 1976.
Remixed at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA. Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA.
Tracks 2-1 to 2-8 recorded at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA, and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.
Remixed at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA. Mastered at A&M Mastering Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Tracks 2-9 to 2-16 recorded at Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA, July / August 1977.
Remixed at Trident Studios, London, August 1977.

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