Narada Michael Walden ‎– Awakening

Atlantic ‎– ATL 50 570
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Love Me Only
Arranged By [String, Horn], Synthesizer – Pat Adams*Backing Vocals – Cheryl Alexander, TawathaElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Mini Moog] – Cliff Carter*Guitar – Kenny Mazur*Lead Vocals, Piano, Drums – Narada*Recorded By [Vocals] – Michael FrondelliSoloist, Guitar – Hiram Bullock
A2 I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You)
Alto Saxophone – George Young (2)Bass – Norbert SloleyClavinet – Cliff Carter*Guitar – Hiram Bullock, Kenny Mazur*Technician [Inner Space Machine] – Pat Adams*Tenor Saxophone – Michael BreckerTrumpet, Arranged By [Horn] – Randy BreckerVocals, Drums, Bass [Dream], Organ, Timbales, Tambourine, Slapstick, Handclaps – Narada*
A3 Give Your Love A Chance
Arranged By [String, Horn] – Pat Adams*Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Moog Bass] – Cliff Carter*Guitar – Hiram BullockGuitar [Melodies] – Kenny Mazur*Soloist, Tenor Saxophone – Michael BreckerVocals [All], Drums, Glockenspiel – Narada*
A4 They Want The Feeling
Backing Vocals [The Swinging Rockets] – Cheryl Alexander, Patty Scailfa*, TawathaBass – Norbert SloleyElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Cliff Carter*Guitar – Kenny Mazur*Lead Vocals, Drums – Narada*Recorded By [Vocals] – Michael FrondelliSoloist, Guitar – Hiram Bullock
B1 Awakening Suite Part I (Childhood-The Opening Of The Heart)
Bass – Keni BurkeDrums – Narada*Guitar – Jay GraydonKeyboards – Greg PhillinganesLead Guitar – Ray GomezSynthesizer – Michael Boddicker, Sonny Burke (2)
B2 The Awakening
Arranged By [Orchestra] – Jorge Del Barrio*Bass – Keni BurkeDrums, Lead Vocals – Narada*Guitar – Jay Graydon, Pat ThrallLead Guitar – Devadip Carlos Santana*Percussion – Airto*Piano [Acoustic] – Sonny Burke (2)Piano [Yamaha] – Greg Phillinganes
B3 Listen To Me
Acoustic Guitar – Greg Poure*Arranged By [String], Conductor – Jorge Del Barrio*Backing Vocals – Alex Brown, Angela Winbush, Carla Vaughn, Jim Gilstrap, John BahlerBass – Keni BurkeDrums, Lead Vocals – Narada*French Horn – David Duke, James DeckerLead Guitar – Jay GraydonPiano [Yamaha] – Greg PhillinganesRhythm Guitar – Pat ThrallSoloist, Trombone – Wayne HendersonVibraphone – Victor Feldman
B4 Full & Satisfied
Backing Vocals – Alex Brown, Carla Vaughn, Jim Gilstrap, Judy BrownBass – Nate Phillips*Drums, Lead Vocals – Narada*Flute – Don Menza, Peter Christlibe*Guitar – Steve BeckmeierKeyboards – Bobby LyleMarimba, Cabasa, Percussion [Temple Blocks] – Victor Feldman
B5 Will You Ever Know
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Jorge Del Barrio*Bass – Nate Phillips*Flute – Don Menza, Peter Christlibe*French Horn – David Duke, James DeckerHarp – Gayle LevantPiano [Acoustic], Drums, Vocals – Narada*

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Side One recorded at The Power Station, New York. Vocals on tracks A1, A3, recorded at Electric Lady.
Side Two recorded at Crystal Sound.
Mastered at Atlantic Studios, New York

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0121
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): WEA 50570 A PF
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): WEA 50570 B PF

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD 19222 Narada Michael Walden Awakening(LP, Album, RI) Atlantic SD 19222 US 1979 Sell This Version
P-10646A Narada Michael Walden Awakening(LP, Album, Promo) Atlantic P-10646A Japan 1979 Sell This Version
WOU 9222 Narada Michael Walden Awakening(CD, Album, RE) Wounded Bird Records WOU 9222 US 2001 Sell This Version
GM-200.2582 Narada Michael Walden Awakening(LP, Album) Atlantic GM-200.2582 Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
AMCY 6092 Narada Michael Walden Awakening(CD, Album, Ltd, RM) EastWest Japan AMCY 6092 Japan 2000 Sell This Version