Archie Shepp ‎– For Losers / Kwanza

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Impulse! ‎– 06007 5334722
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For Losers
1 Stick 'Em Up
Alto Saxophone – Robin KenyattaBass [Fender] – Albert Winston, Wilton FelderDrums – Beaver HarrisGuitar – Bert PayneOrgan, Guitar – Mel BrownPiano – Andrew Bey*Trombone – Grachan Moncur IIITrumpet, Flugelhorn – Martin BanksVocals – Doris Troy, Leon Thomas, Tasha Thomas
2:05
2 Abstract
Alto Saxophone – James SpauldingBaritone Saxophone – Charles Davis (2)Bass [Fender] – Bob BushnellDrums – Bernard PurdieGuitar – Wally RichardsonOrgan – Dave BurrellTrombone – Grachan Moncur IIITrumpet, Flugelhorn – Jimmy Owens
4:20
3 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Alto Saxophone – Clarence SharpeBass – Wilbur WareDrums – Joe ChambersPiano – Cedar WaltonSoprano Saxophone – Archie SheppVocals – Chinalin Sharpe
5:16
4 What Would It Be Without You
Baritone Saxophone, Flute – Cecil PayneBass – Wilbur WareDrums – Joe ChambersPiano – Cedar WaltonSoprano Saxophone – Archie Shepp
4:05
5 Un Croque Monsieur (Poem: For Losers)
Alto Saxophone – Clarence SharpeBaritone Saxophone – Cecil PayneBass – Wilbur WareDrums – Joe ChambersPiano – Cedar WaltonSoprano Saxophone – Archie SheppTrombone – Matthew GeeTrumpet – Woody ShawVocals – Chinalin Sharpe
21:49
Kwanza
6 Back Back
Alto Saxophone – James SpauldingBaritone Saxophone – Charles Davis (2)Bass [Fender] – Bob BushnellDrums – Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie*Guitar – Wally RichardsonOrgan – Dave BurrellTrombone – Grachan Moncur IIITrumpet – Jimmy Owens
5:45
7 Spoo Pee Doo
Bass – Albert WinstonDrums – Beaver HarrisGuitar – Bert PaynePiano – Andrew Bey*Trumpet – Martin BanksVocals – Doris Troy, Leon Thomas, Tasha Thomas
2:37
8 New Africa
Baritone Saxophone – Charles Davis (2)Bass – Walter BookerDrums – Beaver HarrisPiano – Dave BurrellTrombone – Grachan Moncur IIITrumpet – Jimmy OwensVocals – Archie Shepp
12:47
9 Slow Drag
Bass – Wilbur WareDrums – Joe ChambersPiano – Cedar WaltonSoprano Saxophone – Archie SheppTrumpet – Woody Shaw
10:08
10 Bakai
Baritone Saxophone – Charles Davis (2)Bass – Walter BookerDrums – Beaver HarrisPiano – Dave BurrellTrombone – Grachan Moncur IIITrumpet – Jimmy Owens
9:57

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Tracks 1 to 7 & 9 recorded at RCA Studios, New York City
Tracks 8 & 10 recorded at National Recording Studios, New York City
1 & 7: September 9, 1968
2 & 6: February 17, 1969
3 to 5 & 9: August 26, 1969
8 & 10: February 26, 1969

'For Losers' originally released as Impulse A(S) 9188, 1970
'Kwanza' originally released as Impulse A(S) 9262, 1974

Remastering: Eastside Mastering Studios, Berlin

(P) & (C) 2011 The Verve Music Group
Made in the EU

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 600753 347225
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SDRM
  • Label Code: LC 00236

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