Harvey Mason ‎– Groovin' You

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Arista ‎– AB 4227
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A1 I'd Still Be There
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Rhythm] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Strings] – Gene PageBass – Mike PorcaroComposed By – Harvey Mason, Onaje*Congas – Sheila EscovedoCowbell, Bells, Drums, Tambourine, Timpani – Harvey MasonElectric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – David FosterGuitar – Jay Graydon, Melvin "Wah Wah" WatsonVocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason
3:48
A2 Groovin' You
Agogô [Go - Go Bells], Handclaps, Drums, Slapstick, Tambourine, Temple Bells [Temple Blocks], Timpani, Vibraslap [Vibeslap] – Kenny MasonArranged By [Percussion] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Rhythm, Horns] – Kenny MasonBacking Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Roger Saint Kennerly*, Wilfredo Wilson*Bass – David ShieldsComposed By – Kenny MasonElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Jerry PetersElectric Piano [Roland], Piano [Acoustic] – Richard TeeGuitar – Ray Parker Jr.Lead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Morris Paul KennedyLyrics By – Kenny Mason, Sally Mason
5:53
A3 The Race
Arranged By [Rhythm, Horns] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Strings] – Harvey Mason, Jerry PetersBacking Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Roger Saint Kennerly*, Stephanie SpruillBass – Mike PorcaroComposed By – Harvey MasonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums, Electric Piano [Roland] – Harvey MasonGuitar – Jay Graydon, Ray Parker Jr.Lead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny MasonPiano [Acoustic] – David Foster
3:18
A4 We Can
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry Hey, Kenny MasonArranged By [Rhythm, Percussion] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Strings] – David Foster, Harvey MasonBass – Dennis BelfieldCastanets [Castanettes], Crotales, Drums, Temple Block, Tambourine, Wind Chimes – Harvey MasonComposed By, Lead Vocals – Bunny Hull, Charles Veal Jr.Electric Piano [Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic] – Jai WindingGuitar – Steve Lukather
5:11
A5 Never Give You Up
Arranged By [Horns, Rhythm] – Harvey MasonBacking Vocals – James Gilstrap*, Roger Saint Kennerly*, Stephanie SpruillBass – Verdine WhiteComposed By, Arranged By [Strings], Lead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny MasonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Steve LukatherHandclaps, Whistling – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Morris Paul KennedyPiano – David Foster
3:48
B1 Say It Again
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Strings, Horns] – Bill MeyersBacking Vocals – Jerry Whitman, Jim Haas, Ron Hickland*Bass – Verdine WhiteComposed By – David Foster, Harvey MasonCongas – Sheila EscovedoDrums – Harvey MasonElectronic Drums [Syndrums] – Hoppy MasonGuitar – Phil Upchurch, Steve LukatherLead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Morris Paul KennedyVocals [Additional] – Peter Chaiken*, Phil Moores
5:05
B2 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Backing Vocals – Jerry Whitman, Jim Haas, Ron Hickland*Bass [Acoustic] – Tony DumasBells [Orchestra], Congas, Drums, Marimba, Timpani – Harvey MasonComposed By, Arranged By – Bill MeyersElectric Bass – Stanley ClarkeGuitar – Bob Wirtz, David Williams (4), Lee RitenourLead Vocals – Bill ChamplinOrgan [Hammond B - 3], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Mini Moog] – Bill Meyers
4:23
B3 Wave
Arranged By [Horns, Strings, Rhythm] – Jeremy LubbockArranged By [Percussion] – Harvey MasonBass – Mike PorcaroComposed By – Antonio Carlos JobimDrums, Marimba, Shaker, Timpani, Triangle, Vibraphone [Vibes], Xylophone – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Randy Waldman
6:23
B4 Kauai
Arranged By [Horns, Strings, Rhythm] – Jeremy LubbockBass – Neil JasonComposed By – Harvey MasonCongas – Ralph MacDonaldElectric Piano [Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic] – Bob JamesGuitar – David Spinozza, Lee RitenourSoloist, Flugelhorn – Kenny Mason
5:06

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Bill Champlin appears courtesy of Full Moon Records and Epic Records
Stanley Clarke appears courtesy of Nemperor Records
Ralph MacDonald appears courtesy of T.K. Records
Richard Tee appears courtesy of Columbia Records and Tappan Zee Records
Jerry Hey appears courtesy of A&M Records
Bob James appears courtesy of Columbia Records and Tappan Zee Records
Steve Lukather appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Jerry Peters appears courtesy of Tabu Records
Mike Porcaro appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Lee Ritenour appears courtesy of Elektra / Asylum Records
David Spinozza appears courtesy of A&M Records
Verdine White appears courtesy of The American Recording Company and Columbia Records
David Williams appears courtesy of Ariola Records
Phil Upchurch appears courtesy of T.K. Records

Harvey Mason playes Rogers Drums, Remo Drum Headsm Avedis Zildjian Cymbals and Latin Percussion

Recorded at:
Conway Recording Company, Hollywood, California except "Kauai" recorded at
Power Station, New York City
Group IV, Hollywood, California
Mastered at Crystal Recording Studios

℗ & © 1979 Arista Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): AB 4227 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): AB 4227 SB

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AB 4227 Harvey Mason Groovin' You(LP, Album) Arista AB 4227 US 1979 Sell This Version
25RS-38 Harvey Mason Groovin' You(LP, Album) Arista 25RS-38 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
AB 4227 Harvey Mason Groovin' You(LP, Album) Arista AB 4227 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
SMCR 5018 Harvey Mason Groovin' You(CD, Album, RE, RM, Exp) Soul Music.com Records SMCR 5018 UK 2011 Sell This Version
ARLPS-6031 Harvey Mason Groovin' You(LP, Album) Arista ARLPS-6031 Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version

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December 5, 2013
The arrangements on Kauai and Wave are by Bruton library man Jeremy Lubbock.