Harvey Mason ‎– M.V.P.

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Arista ‎– AB 4283
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A1 How Does It Feel
Arranged By [Horns, Strings], Piano [Acoustic] – Kenny MasonBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Richard Heath, Stephanie SpruillBass – Deon EstusClavinet, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – William BryantDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Lee Ritenour, Mike Levin*, Spencer BeanHandclaps – Hoppy MasonSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerWritten-By, Lead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason
4:12
A2 We Can Start Tonight
Arranged By [Strings] – Jerry Peters, Kenny MasonBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Richard HeathBass – Deon EstusDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Rhodes] – William BryantGuitar – Mike Levin*, Spencer BeanHandclaps – Kenny MasonLead Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey MasonPiano [Acoustic] – Kenny MasonSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerVoice [Chants] – Bernard Baisden, Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Kenny MasonWritten-By – Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason
4:15
A3 Universal Rhyme
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Richard HeathBass – Deon EstusClavinet, Piano – William BryantDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Spencer BeanHorns – Bill Reichenbach (2), Charles Loper, Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Lew McCrearyLead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny MasonSynthesizer – Mike Boddicker*Written-By – Craig Short, Richard Baisden
3:29
A4 Spell
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Jerry Peters, Kenny MasonBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey MasonBass – Deon EstusDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Rhodes] – William BryantGuitar – Spencer BeanPiano [Acoustic] – Kenny MasonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – Deon Estus
3:57
B1 On And On
Arranged By [Horns] – Kenny MasonBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Greg Wright, Harvey Mason, Richard HeathBass – Deon EstusClavinet, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – William BryantDrums – Harvey MasonElectronic Drums [Syndrums] – Hoppy MasonGuitar – Spencer BeanHandclaps – Harvey MasonPiano [Acoustic] – Harvey MasonSynthesizer [Moog Bass] – Pete Robinson (2)Written-By, Lead Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason
5:00
B2 Going Through The Motions
Arranged By [Horns] – Kenny MasonBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Richard HeathBass – Welton GiteDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Tom KeaneGuitar – Spencer BeanHandclaps – Harvey MasonLead Vocals – Karen FloydPiano [Acoustic] – Sonny Burke (2)Written-By – Gerald Lee, Marti Sharron
3:49
B3 You And Me
Acoustic Guitar – Lee RitenourArranged By [Strings, Horns] – Jerry Peters, Kenny MasonBass – Deon EstusDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Rhodes] – William BryantGuitar – Spencer BeanLead Vocals – Deon EstusPiano [Acoustic] – Kenny MasonWritten-By, Backing Vocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason
5:10
B4 Don't Doubt My Lovin'
Arranged By [Strings] – Charles Mims*, Kenny Mason, Patrice RushenBacking Vocals – Deon Estus, Harvey Mason, Richard HeathBass – Deon EstusDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Mike Levin*, Spencer BeanLead Vocals – Deon Estus, Karen FloydPiano – William BryantSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – Harvey Mason, Marti Sharron
4:30

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Harvey Mason plays Premier Drums and Percussion, Remo Drumheads, and Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets

Lee Ritenour appears courtesy of Elektra / Asylum Records
Charles Veal appear courtesy of Capitol Records

Mastered at Sunset Sound

Manufactured by Arista Records, Inc.
℗ & © 1981 Arista Records, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

Some covers are gold stamped as promotional.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7822-14283-1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 078221428316
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Label): AB 4283 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Label): AB 4283 SB

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BVCJ-37113, 74321-74949-2 Harvey Mason M.V.P.(CD, Album, RE) Arista, Arista, BMG, BMG BVCJ-37113, 74321-74949-2 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
AB 4283 Harvey Mason M.V.P.(LP, Album, W/Lbl) Arista AB 4283 UK 1981 Sell This Version
SICJ 270 Harvey Mason M.V.P.(CD, Album, Ltd, RE) Arista SICJ 270 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
203 487 Harvey Mason M.V.P.(LP, Album) Arista 203 487 Benelux 1981 Sell This Version
AB 4283 Harvey Mason M.V.P.(LP, Album) Arista AB 4283 Barbados 1981 Sell This Version

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jordan-23

jordan-23

August 11, 2017

This is a pretty good album for what it is. Just realize at this point Harvey's music had moved away from the jazz he was a part of in the 70's (Headhunters, Mizell Bros. productions etc). Still I would recommend this if you are a fan of early 80's (Boogie) style music.