George Duke ‎– Rendezvous

Soul Records ‎– SMCR 5032
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Expanded Edition

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1 Got To Get Back To Love
Bass – Nathan EastDrums – Steve FerroneFlugelhorn – Chuck FindleyGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiccolo Flute – Larry WilliamsTrumpet – Jerry HeyVocals, Keyboards – George DukeWritten-By – G. Duke*
2 Stay Awhile
Bass – Byron MillerDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Michael SembelloPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyVocals, Keyboards – George DukeWritten-By – G. Duke*
3 Secret Rendezvous
Backing Vocals – Josie James, Lynn DavisGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Lead Vocals, Keyboards, Bass, Backing Vocals – George DukePercussion – Paulinho Da CostaWritten-By – J. Knight*
4 Thinking Of You
Bass – Byron MillerCello – Dennis Karmazyn, Julie Buffum*, Panlo Hochhalter*, Raymond Kelley*Concertmaster – Charles Veal Jr.Contractor – Rosemary VealDrums – Leon Ndugu ChanclerKeyboards – George DukePercussion – Paulinho Da CostaViola – Barbara Thomason, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Virginia MajewskiViolin – Bob Sanov, Bonnie Douglas, Carol Shive, Dorothy Wade, Franklin Foster*, Henry Foster*, Ken Yerke*, Mari Botnick, Ron Folsom*Written-By – G. Duke*
5 Take It On
Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaPercussion [Hi Hat] – Steve FerroneTenor Saxophone – Ernie WattsVocals, Keyboards, Drums [Linn & Simmons] – George DukeWritten-By – A. Anderson*, G. Duke*
6 She Can Wait Forever
Bass – Byron MillerDrums – Leon Ndugu ChanclerGuitar – Michael SembelloTenor Saxophone – Gary HerbigTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Gary Grant, Jerry HeyVocals, Keyboards – George DukeWritten-By – G. Leib*
7 Better Ways
Bass [Piccolo] – Stanley ClarkeDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Charles FearingVocals, Keyboards – George DukeWritten-By – G. Duke*
8 Your Life
Bass – Byron MillerDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Michael SembelloVocals, Piano – George DukeWritten-By – G. Duke*
9 Ipanema Lady
Bass – Byron MillerChorus [Brazilian Chorus] – Bonnie Bowden, Carol Rogers, Cruz Baca Sembello*, George Duke, Lucia B. Newell*, Michael Sembello, Octavio Bailly Jr, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulinho Da Costa, Regina WerneckDrums – Leon Ndugu ChanclerGuitar – Michael SembelloKeyboards – George DukePercussion – Paulinho Da CostaWritten-By – G. Duke*
Bonus Track 3:58
10 Secret Rendezvous (US Single Edit)
Written-By – J. Knight*

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Recording Studios: Le Gonks West; Fantasy Studio "D"; Ocean Way; Westlake Audio
Mixing Studios: Fantasy Studio "D"; Sound Labs; Sound Castle; The Complex

℗1984 Sony Music Entertainment
©2011 Soul Records
Licensed from Sony Music Entertainment (UK)Ltd.
Additional artwork ©2011 Soul Records
Marketed and distributed by Cherry Red Records Ltd.
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering.

James Robinson appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Ernie Watts appears courtesy of Qwest Records
Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler appears courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5013929073234
  • Rights Society: MCPS

Other Versions (5 of 13) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EPC 26059, FE 39262 George Duke Rendezvous(LP, Album) Epic, Epic EPC 26059, FE 39262 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
QEL-25061 George Duke Rendezvous(LP, Album) Epic QEL-25061 Philippines 1984 Sell This Version
28·3P-553 George Duke Rendezvous(LP, Album) Epic 28·3P-553 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
FE 39262 George Duke Rendezvous(LP) Epic FE 39262 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
EPC 26059 George Duke Rendezvous(LP) Epic EPC 26059 UK 1984 Sell This Version