Herbie Hancock ‎– Magic Windows

CBS ‎– S 85144
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Magic Number
Backing Vocals – Jeanie TracyBacking Vocals, Lead Vocals – SylvesterBass – Freddie WashingtonDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Ray Parker Jr.Percussion – Juan Escovedo, Pete Escovedo, Sheila EscovedoWritten-By – D. Rubinson*, H. Hancock*, J. Cohen*
A2 Tonight's The Night
Backing Vocals – Dede Dickerson*, Ngoh SpencerBacking Vocals, Lead Vocals – Vicki RandleBass – H. Hancock*Drums, Guitar – Ray Parker Jr.Tenor Saxophone – Michael BreckerWritten-By – H. Hancock*, J. Cohen*, R. Parker, Jr.*
A3 Everybody's Broke
Backing Vocals – David Bottom, Dede Dickerson*, Herbie Hancock, Jeffrey Cohen, Ngoh Spencer, Vicki RandleBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – George JohnsonLead Vocals – Gavin ChristopherWritten-By – A. Mouzon*, G. Christopher*, H. Hancock*, J. Cohen*
B1 Help Yourself
Arranged By [Brass], Lead Vocals – Gavin ChristopherBacking Vocals – Dede Dickerson*, Ngoh Spencer, Vicki RandleBass – Ed Watkins*Drums – James GadsonGuitar – Al McKayTenor Saxophone – Michael BreckerWritten-By – D. Rubinson*, G. Christopher*, H. Hancock*, J. Cohen*
B2 Satisfied With Love
Backing Vocals – Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren WatersBass – Freddie WashingtonDrums – Alphonse MouzonGuitar – Wah Wah Watson*Lead Vocals – Gavin ChristopherWritten-By – H. Hancock*, J. Hancock*
B3 The Twilight Clone
Bass – Louis JohnsonBells, Drums [Ghanian] – Kwasi Dzidzornu, Kwawu Ladzekpo, Moody Perry III*Drums [Linn Lm1] – Herbie HancockLead Guitar – Adrian BelewPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaRhythm Guitar – George JohnsonWritten-By – A. Belew*, H. Hancock*



Mastered, mixed and recorded at THE AUTOMATT, San Francisco, California.
Additional Recording: Kendun Recording, Los Angeles; Village Recorders, Los Angeles; Ameraycan Studios, Los Angeles.

There are no strings, brass, or other orchestral instruments on this album. All of these orchestrations are performed by Herbie Hancock on various synthesizers.

© 1981 CBS, Inc.
℗ 1981 CBS, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): P AL 37387-1AD
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): P BL 37387-1C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): 85144-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 85144-B
  • Other (MRO): SGAE

Other Versions (5 of 17) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FC 37387 Herbie Hancock Magic Windows(LP, Album) Columbia FC 37387 US 1981 Sell This Version
PCT 37387 Herbie Hancock Magic Windows(Cass, Album) Columbia PCT 37387 US 1981 Sell This Version
COL 486572 2 Herbie Hancock Magic Windows(CD, Album, RE) Columbia COL 486572 2 France 1997 Sell This Version
25AP 2106 Herbie Hancock Magic Windows(LP, Album) CBS/Sony 25AP 2106 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
7038 Herbie Hancock Magic Windows(Cass, Album) 747 7038 Saudi Arabia Unknown Sell This Version