George Duke ‎– Illusions

Warner Bros. Records ‎– 9 45755-2
CD, Album

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1 Genesis 1:34
2 500 Miles To Go 5:00
3 411
Backing Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Rachelle FerrellVocals – Alex Brown, Josie James, Lori Perry, Lynn Davis, Phil Perry (2)
4 Love Can Be So Cold
Backing Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Rachelle FerrellVocals [Fills] – Lori Perry
5 Illusions
Backing Vocals – Chante Moore*Bass – Larry KimpelBass [Piccolo Bass] – Stanley ClarkeDrums – Dennis ChambersLead Guitar – Michael LandauRhythm Guitar – Ray "The Weeper" Fuller*
6 The Simple Things
Bass – Byron MillerDrums – Leon "Ndugu" Chancler*Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaVocals – Jim Gilstrap, Lori Perry
7 Life And Times
Alto Saxophone – Everette HarpBacking Vocals – Carolyn Perry*, Darlene Perry, Lori Perry, Sharon PerryBass – Larry KimpelVocals – James Ingram, Jeanette Hawes, Joyce Kennedy, Marvin Winans, Mervin Warren*, Rachelle Ferrell, Sheila Hutchinson, Wanda Vaughn
8 Look What We Started Now
Bass – Byron MillerDrums – Leon "Ndugu" Chancler*
9 C'est La Vie
Backing Vocals – George Duke, Jim Gilstrap, Rachelle FerrellBacking Vocals ["ee-yo-ah"] – Carl Carwell, George Duke, Michael SembelloBass – Larry KimpelFlugelhorn – Gary GrantGuitar – Michael SembelloSoloist, Soprano Saxophone – Everette HarpTenor Saxophone – Larry WilliamsTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Jerry HeyWritten-By – Michael Sembello, Dick Rudolph*
10 Buffalo Soldiers
Narrator – George DukeSoprano Saxophone – Everette HarpTenor Saxophone – Chao Chi Hao
11 Money
Bass – Larry KimpelDrums – Herman MatthewsFlugelhorn – Gary GrantGuitar – Paul Jackson, Jr.*Tenor Saxophone – Daniel Higgins*Trombone – Lew McCrearyTrumpet – Jerry HeyVocals – Alex Brown, Carl Carwell, Josie James, Lynn DavisVocals [Money Zombies] – Erik Zobler, Steve Ford
12 No Greater Love
Acoustic Guitar – Paul Jackson, Jr.*Bass – Larry KimpelDrums – Dennis Chambers
13 So I'll Pretend
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Terri Lynn Carrington*Tenor Saxophone – Kirk WhalumVocals – Dianne Reeves

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Tracks 1 to 12 Recorded at LeGonks West, Los Angeles, CA
Track 13 Recorded at Conway, Los Angeles, CA
Drums on Tracks 5, 12 Recorded at Fantasy Studio, Berkeley, CA
Drums on Track 11 Recorded at O'Henry Studio, Burbank, CA

©℗ 1995 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the U.S.
Made in U.S.A.

Ray Brown appears courtesy of Telarc Records
Stanley Clarke appears courtesy of Epic Records
Paulinho Da Costa appears courtesy of One Globe Music
Rachelle Ferrell appears courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
Everette Harp appears courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
Chante Moore appears courtesy of Silas Records/MCA Records, Inc.
Phil Perry appears courtesy of MCA/GRP Records
Dianne Reeves appears courtesy of EMI Records
Kirk Whalum appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Marvin Winans appears courtesy of Qwest Records

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  • Barcode: 093624575528
  • Matrix / Runout: Allied Record Company B268 45755-2 70 ARC *M1 S2

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
9 45755-2 George Duke Illusions(CD, Album, SRC) Warner Bros. Records 9 45755-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
WPCR-179 George Duke Illusions(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records WPCR-179 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
WPCR-28116 George Duke Illusions(CD, Album, Ltd, RM) Warner Bros. Records WPCR-28116 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
4-45755, C 106926 George Duke Illusions(Cass, Album) Warner Bros. Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. 4-45755, C 106926 US 1995 Sell This Version
9362 45755-2 George Duke Illusions(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records 9362 45755-2 Europe 1995 Sell This Version