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, Flute [Alto] – 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, Flute [Alto] – 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.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • 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

Other Versions (5 of 18) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UAS 30079 XOT Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP) United Artists Records UAS 30079 XOT Germany 1977 Sell This Version
GP 3122 Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(LP, Album) Blue Note GP 3122 Japan 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
CDP 7 48395 2, DIDX 2456 Ronnie Laws Friends And Strangers(CD, Album, RE) EMI-Manhattan Records, EMI-Manhattan Records CDP 7 48395 2, DIDX 2456 US Unknown Sell This Version

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