Ronnie Laws ‎– Friends And Strangers

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Blue Note ‎– BN-LA730-H
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A1 Goodtime Ride
Bass – Donnie Beck*Drums – Steven Gutierrez*Guitar – Melvin Robinson, Roland BautistaPercussion – Vance "Mad Dog" Tenort*Piano – Bobby LyleSynthesizer [Arp 2600, Moog] – Larry DunnTenor Saxophone – Ronnie LawsWritten-By – R. Laws*, W. Jeffery*
5:04
A2 Saturday Evening
Bass – Donnie Beck*Cello – Nat Gershman*, Paul BergstromDrums – Steven Gutierrez*Guitar – Melvin Robinson, Roland BautistaPiano – Bobby LyleSynthesizer [Arp, Moog], Clavinet – Larry DunnTenor Saxophone, Vocals – Ronnie LawsViola – Barbara Simons, Leonard SelicViolin – Barbara Durant, Carroll Stephens, Elliott Fisher, Hyman Goodman, Jerry Reisler*, Paul Shure, Polly Sweeney, Bill Nuttycombe*Vocals – Debra Laws, Eloise Laws, Saundra "Pan" Alexander*Written-By – R. Laws*
4:33
A3 Friends And Strangers
Bass – Donnie Beck*Cello – Nat Gershman*, Paul BergstromGuitar – Melvin RobinsonPiano – Bobby LyleSoprano Saxophone, Alto Flute – Ronnie LawsSynthesizer [Arp, Moog] – Larry DunnViola – Barbara Simons, Leonard SelicViolin – Barbara Durant, Carroll Stephens, Elliott Fisher, Hyman Goodman, Jerry Reisler*, Paul Shure, Polly Sweeney, Bill Nuttycombe*Written-By – W. Jeffery*
4:46
A4 Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'
Bass – Nathaniel PhillipsCongas – Vance "Mad Dog" Tenort*Drums – Steven Gutierrez*Guitar – Roland BautistaPiano – Bobby LyleTenor Saxophone, Vocals – Ronnie LawsVocals – Debra Laws, Eloise Laws, Saundra "Pan" Alexander*Written-By – E. Laws*, R. Laws*, W. Jeffery*
5:08
B1 New Day
Congas – Vance "Mad Dog" Tenort*Drums – Steven Gutierrez*Guitar – Donnie Beck*, Melvin Robinson, Roland BautistaPiano – Bobby LyleSoprano Saxophone – Ronnie LawsSynthesizer [Arp, Moog], Clavinet – Larry DunnWritten-By – R. Laws*
6:17
B2 Life In Paradise
Bass – Nathaniel PhillipsDrums – Steven Gutierrez*Guitar – Melvin Robinson, Roland BautistaPiano – Bobby LyleSoprano Saxophone, Alto Flute – Ronnie LawsSynthesizer [Moog] – Larry DunnVocals – Debra Laws, Saundra "Pan" Alexander*Written-By – R. Laws*
6:59
B3 Same Old Story
Bass – Donnie Beck*Drums – Steven Gutierrez*Guitar – Melvin RobinsonPiano – Bobby LyleSynthesizer [Moog] – Larry DunnTambourine – Deborah "Punkin" ShotlowTenor Saxophone – Ronnie LawsWritten-By – R. Laws*
4:40
B4 Just Love
Soprano Saxophone – Ronnie LawsSynthesizer [Moog, Steiner-parker, Synthi-aks], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Larry DunnWritten-By – L. Dunn*, R. Laws*
3:23

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Bobby Lyle appears courtesy of Capitol Records
Roland Bautista appears courtesy of MCA/Dunhill Records
Nathaniel Phillips appears courtesy of Fantasy Records
Deborah "Punkin" Shotlow and Saundra "Pan" Alexander appears courtesy oif Fantasy Records

Produced for At-Home Productions.
Recorded at ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California; Davlen Recording Studios, North Hollywood, California; and The Chateau Recording Studio, North Hollywood, California during the months of January, February and March 1977.
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, California.

℗ © 1977 United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.

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  • Matrix / Runout (Etching Side A): BN-LA-730-1 RE 2 KENDUN A
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching Side B): BNLA - 730 - 2 RE 2 2 KENDUN
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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BN-LA730-H Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP, Album, TP) Blue Note BN-LA730-H US 1977 Sell This Version
BN-LA730-H Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP, Album) Blue Note BN-LA730-H US 1977 Sell This Version
BN-LA730 Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP, Album) Blue Note BN-LA730 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
UA-LA730-H Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP, Album, RE) United Artists Records UA-LA730-H US 1977 Sell This Version
BNLA-730H Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP, Album) Blue Note BNLA-730H Canada 1977 Sell This Version

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