Rodney Franklin ‎– Endless Flight

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A1 Dance Tonight
Arranged By [Horns, Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Backing Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchHorns – Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, "Yob" Michael Harris*, "Rahmlee" Michael Davis*Percussion – Kenneth NashViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney Franklin
4:55
A2 Cancion Para Mi Mama (Song For My Mother)
Arranged By [Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Backing Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchLead Vocals – Darryl Coley*Percussion – Kenneth NashViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney Franklin
6:15
A3 Vibrations
Arranged By [Horns] – Tom Tom "84"*Bass – Nathan EastDrums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchHorns – Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, "Yob" Michael Harris*, "Rahmlee" Michael Davis*Percussion – Kenneth NashWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney Franklin
5:00
A4 Benetta
Arranged By [Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Bass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchPercussion – Kenneth NashPiano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney FranklinViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm] – Phil Upchurch
4:19
A5 Morning Light (Reprise From Dance Tonight)
Arranged By [Horns] – Tom Tom "84"*Backing Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchHorns – Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, "Yob" Michael Harris*, "Rahmlee" Michael Davis*Percussion – Kenneth NashViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney Franklin
0:41
B1 Endless Flight
Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney FranklinArranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom "84"*Backing Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchHorns – Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, "Yob" Michael Harris*, "Rahmlee" Michael Davis*Percussion – Kenneth NashViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Lead Vocals – Phyllis St. James, Rodney Franklin
4:50
B2 Mensaje De Dios (Message From God)
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom "84"*Backing Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchHorns – Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, "Yob" Michael Harris*, "Rahmlee" Michael Davis*Percussion – Kenneth NashViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Arranged By [Rhythm], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney Franklin
4:31
B3 Return To The Source
Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic] – Rodney FranklinBacking Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchLead Vocals – Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. JamesPercussion – Kenneth NashWritten-By – Phyllis St. James, Rodney Franklin
4:42
B4 Hill Street Blues
Arranged By [Rhythm, Horns, Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Bass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Copyist [Chicago] – George "Dimp Paco" Patterson*Copyist [Los Angeles] – Maurice SpearsDrums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Marlo Henderson, Ray ObiedoHorns – Don Myrick, Louis Satterfield, "Yob" Michael Harris*, "Rahmlee" Michael Davis*Keyboards – Rodney FranklinVibraphone [Vibes & Tempo Blocks] – Tom WashingtonViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By – Mike Post
3:40
B5 Cancion Para Mi Mama (Epilogue)
Arranged By [Strings] – Tom Tom "84"*Backing Vocals – Audrey Franklin, Darryl Coley*, Janice Maxie, Phyllis St. James, Rodney FranklinBass – Fred Washington*Concertmaster [Strings] – Everett Zlatoff Mirsky*Drums – Tony St. JamesGuitar – Phil UpchurchLead Vocals – Darryl Coley*Percussion – Kenneth NashViolin – Adrian J. Gola*, Arnold Roth*, Arthur Ahlman*, Ed Green (2), Ellen Tamage, Elliott Golub, Frank Borgognone, Mariel Lewy, Marlon Johnston, Phyllis McKenny, Roger Moulton, Sheldon Gershon, Sol BobrovWritten-By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Oberheimer Polyphonic] – Rodney Franklin
2:04

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LP housed in lyric sleeve.

A1 to B3, B5 Recorded at Fantasy Studios, 10th and Parker Street, Berkeley, CA

A1 to B3, B5 Strings recorded at P.S. Studio, 323 East 23rd, Chicago, IL

B4 Recorded at Conway Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA

B4 Strings recorded and mixed at Chicago Recording Studio (CRC), Chicago, IL

Mastered at the CBS Recording Studios, New York

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label A Side): AL 37154
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B Side): BL 37154
  • Barcode: 7464-37154-1

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CBS 84945 Rodney Franklin Endless Flight(LP, Album) CBS CBS 84945 UK 1981 Sell This Version
SICP 2489 Rodney Franklin Endless Flight(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sony Records Int'l SICP 2489 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
CBS 84945, FC 37154 Rodney Franklin Endless Flight(LP, Album) CBS, CBS CBS 84945, FC 37154 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
37154 Rodney Franklin Endless Flight(Acetate, LP, S/Sided) Columbia 37154 US 1981 Sell This Version

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