The Brothers Johnson* ‎– Blast!

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A1 Funk It (Funkadelala)
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – David DiggsBacking Vocals – James Ingram, Jim Gilstrap, Louis Johnson, Valerie JohnsonDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Louis JohnsonLead Vocals – Louis JohnsonPercussion – Paulinho DaCosta*Piano [Acoustic Piano] – Raymond CrossleySynthesizer [Bass Synthesizer] – Louis JohnsonSynthesizer [Synthesizers] – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Louis Johnson, Valerie Johnson
4:05
A2 Welcome To The Club
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – David DiggsBacking Vocals – Becky Shaw, George Johnson, James Ingram, Valerie Johnson, Wanda VaughnBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Steve FerroneGuitar – Louis JohnsonLead Vocals – George Johnson, Louis JohnsonSynthesizer [Bass Synthesizer] – Louis JohnsonWritten-By – Louis Johnson, Valerie Johnson
4:28
A3 The Great Awaking
Backing Vocals – Augie Johnson, Day Askey Burke, James Ingram, Marian JonesBass – George JohnsonClavinet – John Schuller (2)Drums – John Robinson (2)Guitar [Guitars] – David Williams (4), George JohnsonLead Vocals – George JohnsonPercussion – Paulinho DaCosta*Synthesizer – George JohnsonSynthesizer [String Machine] – John Schuller (2)Written-By – George Johnson, John Schuller (2)
5:35
A4 I'm Giving You All My Love
Acoustic Guitar [Acoustic Guitars] – George JohnsonArranged By [String Arrangement And Prelude By] – James Newton HowardBacking Vocals – Augie Johnson, Day Askey Burke, James Ingram, Marian JonesBass – George JohnsonConcertmaster [String Concertmaster] – Doug CameronDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Eddie Noble*Lead Vocals – George JohnsonPercussion – Paulinho DaCosta*Synthesizer [Prophet, GS-1, CE-20, CS-70] – James Newton HowardSynthesizer [VBX-A] – Eddie Noble*Written-By – Eddie Noble*, George Johnson
4:45
A5 The Real Thing
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Jerry HeyArranged By [String Arrangement] – George Johnson, Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Day Askey Burke, George JohnsonBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar [Guitars] – George Johnson, Louis JohnsonHandclaps – George Johnson, Louis Johnson, Paulinho Da CostaKeyboards – Greg PhillinganesLead Vocals – George JohnsonPercussion – Paulinho DaCosta*Soloist, Saxophone – Ernie WattsVoice ["The Real Party"] – Aileen Randolph, Angela Brooks, Faye Evans, George Johnson, Madeline Randolph, Wilbert TerrellWritten-By – George Johnson, Louis Johnson
3:54
B1 Ain't We Funkin' Now
Producer [Associate Producer] – Tom BahlerRecorded By, Mixed By [Using The Acoustic Recording Process] – Bruce SwedienWritten-By – Alex Weir, Louis Johnson, Quincy Jones, Tom Bahler, Valerie Johnson
4:42
B2 Strawberry Letter #23
Arranged By – Quincy JonesBacking Vocals – Alexandra Brown*, Denise Trammell, George Johnson, Jim Gilstrap, Louis Johnson, Oren Waters, Stephanie SpruillBass – George Johnson, Louis JohnsonDrums – Harvey MasonEngineer – Don Hahn, Norm KinneyGuitar – George Johnson, Louis JohnsonKeyboards – Dave Grusin, Ian UnderwoodLead Vocals – George JohnsonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldSoloist, Guitar – Lee RitenourSynthesizer – Dave Grusin, Ian UnderwoodWritten-By – Shuggie Otis
3:47
B3 Stomp!
Electric Piano – Rod TempertonLead Vocals – George JohnsonRecorded By, Mixed By [Using The Acoustic Recording Process] – Bruce SwedienSoloist, Bass – Louis JohnsonSynthesizer [Synthesizers] – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – George Johnson, Louis Johnson, Valerie Johnson
4:07
B4 Get The Funk Out Ma Face
Written-By – George Johnson, Louis Johnson, Quincy Jones
2:27
B5 I'll Be Good To You
Arranged By – Brothers Johnson, Quincy JonesEngineer – Chris Brent, Peter Chaiken*, Phil SchierWritten-By – George Johnson, Louis Johnson, Senora Sam
4:44

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Side Two produced for Quincy Jones Productions
This album contains some previously released material
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, California
Funk It (Funkadelala), Welcome To The Club, The Great Awakening: Recorded at Schnee Studio, North Hollywood, California
Funk It (Funkadelala) - State Of The Arts Music and Keiko Music (ASCAP)
Welcome To The Club - State Of The Arts Music and Keiko Music (ASCAP)
The Great Awakening - State Of The Arts Music and Anis Music (ASCAP)
The Real Thing - State Of The Arts Music and Brojay Music (ASCAP), produced for Brojay Productions, ℗1981 A&M Records, Inc.
Ain't We Funkin' Now - Yellow Brick Road Music, Kidada Music, Inc. (BMI), ℗1978 A&M Records, Inc.
Strawberry Letter #23 - Kidada Music and Off The Wall Music (BMI), ℗1977 A&M Records, Inc.
Stomp! - State Of The Arts Music, Brojay Music (ASCAP), Kidada Music, Inc. (BMI), ℗1980 A&M Records, Inc.
Get The Funk Out Ma Face - Kidada Music and Goulgris Music (BMI), ℗1976 A&M Records, Inc.
I'll Be Good To You - Kidada Music and Goulgris Music (BMI), ℗1976 A&M Records, Inc.
Paulinho DaCosta appears courtesy of Pablo Records
James Ingram and Ernie Watts appear courtesy of Pablo Records Qwest Records
Greg Phillinganes appears courtesy of Planet Records
Jeff Porcaro and Steve Porcaro appear courtesy of Columbia Records
John Robinson appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Steve Ferrone appears courtesy of Arista Records
©1982 A&M Records, Inc.
All Rights Reserved

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  • Barcode (Text): 0 7502-14927-4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 07502149274

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
L 37862 Brothers Johnson Blast!(LP, Album) A&M Records L 37862 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
AMLS 64927 Brothers Johnson Blast!(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLS 64927 South Africa 1982 Sell This Version
AMLH 64927 Brothers Johnson Blast!(LP, Album) A&M Records AMLH 64927 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
SP-4927 The Brothers Johnson* Blast!(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4927 US 1982 Sell This Version
SP-4927 The Brothers Johnson* Blast!(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4927 Canada 1982 Sell This Version

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