The Manhattan Transfer ‎– Bodies And Souls

Atlantic ‎– 80104-1, Atlantic ‎– 7 80104-1
Vinyl, LP, Album, SP

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A1 Spice Of Life
Arranged By [Horns], Horns – Jerry HeyBass – Neil StubenhausDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano [Rhodes], Horns – Larry WilliamsGuitar – David Williams (4), Kevin ClarkHarmonica, Soloist – Stevie WonderHorns – Bill Reichenbach (2), Ernie Watts, Gary GrantMusic By, Lyrics By – Derek BrambleMusic By, Lyrics By, Arranged By [Instrumental, Vocals, Horns] – Rod TempertonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaSynthesizer, Programmed By – Casey Young
A2 This Independence
Arranged By [Instrumental, Horns], Bass, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Horns – Larry WilliamsArranged By [Vocals] – Tim HauserDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – David Williams (4)Horns – Bill Reichenbach (2), Gary Grant, Jerry HeyMusic By, Lyrics By – John Capek, Marc JordanProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Casey Young
A3 Mystery
Alto Saxophone, Soloist – Ernie WattsBass – Nathan EastDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer – Greg Phillenganes*Guitar – David Williams (4)Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Casey YoungSynthesizer – Larry WilliamsSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Michael BoddickerWritten-By, Arranged By [Instrumental, Vocals] – Rod Temperton
A4 American Pop
Arranged By [Instrumental], Synthesizer, Bass, Keyboards, Saxophone – Larry WilliamsArranged By [Vocals] – Alan Paul, Janis SiegelDrums, Drums [Simmons] – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – David Williams (4)Handclaps – Brian Avnet, Richard RudolphMusic By, Lyrics By – John Capek, Marc JordanProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Casey YoungSynthesizer – Pete Robinson*Vocals [Special Guest Appearance] – Frankie Valli
A5 Soldier Of Fortune
Arranged By [Instrumental], Synthesizer – Larry WilliamsArranged By [Vocals] – Alan Paul, Tim HauserBass – Alex Blake (2)Drums – Art RodriguezGuitar – Wayne Johnson (4)Music By, Lyrics By – John Capek, Marc JordanPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiano – Yaron Gershovsky
B1 Code Of Ethics
Arranged By [Strings] – Jeremy LubbockBass – Nathan EastConcertmaster – Jerry Vinci*Drums – John Robinson (2)Music By, Arranged By [Instrumental], Piano, Synthesizer – Randy WaldmanMusic By, Guitar – Wayne Johnson (4)Music By, Lyrics By, Arranged By [Vocals] – Alan PaulProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – John Erdsvoog*
B2 Malaise En Malaisie
Arranged By [Instrumental], Keyboards, Synthesizer – Yaron GershovskyBass – Alex Blake (2)Drums – Art RodriguezGuitar – Wayne Johnson (4)Koto – June Kiramoto*Lyrics By [French] – Serge GainsbourgMusic By – Alain ChamfortProgrammed By [Synthesizer] – Casey YoungTranslated By [English Lyrics], Arranged By [Vocals] – Alan Paul
B3 Down South Camp Meetin'
Arranged By [Vocals] – Janis SiegelBass – Abraham LaborielDrums – Carlos VegaLyrics By – Jon HendricksMusic By – Fletcher Henderson, Irving MillsProducer – Tim HauserProducer, Piano – Greg MathiesonSoloist [Vocal Clarinet Solo] – Cheryl Bentyne
B4 Why Not ! (Manhattan Carnival)
Arranged By [Instrumental], Keyboards – Yaron GershovskyArranged By [Vocals] – Janis SiegelArranged By, Horns – Jerry HeyBass – Alex Blake (2)Drums – Art RodriguezGuitar – Wayne Johnson (4)Horns – Bill Reichenbach (2), Charlie Loper*, Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Gary Herbig, Larry WilliamsLyrics By – Hilary Koski, Julie EigenbergMusic By – Michael Camilo*Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa
B5 Goodbye Love
Concertmaster – Jerry Vinci*Lyrics By – Richard RudolphMusic By, Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings], Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Jeremy Lubbock
B6 The Night That Monk Returned To Heaven
Arranged By [Instrumental, Vocals], Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Jeremy LubbockMusic By, Lyrics By – Robert KraftVocals [God's Voice, Giggles] – Erin ClarkWind Chimes – Kevin Clark

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"SP" in label matrix usually denotes a Specialty pressing, however the Allied symbol and B-XXXX etchings in the runout means that the metalwork came from the Allied Record Company.

Recorded at Westlake Studios, United Western, Baby-O, T.A.P.E. Recorders, Sunset Sound, Sunset Sound Factory, Boddifications, Inc.
Mixed at A&M and Baby-O.
Mastered at A&M Studios.

Cat # 80104-1 appears on the label and rear cover, bottom-left.
Cat # 7 80104-1 appears on the spine.

Stevie Wonder appears courtesy of Motown Records.
Michael Boddicker appears courtesy of Boddifications, Inc.
Ernie Watts appears courtesy of Qwest Records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 075678010415
  • Barcode (Text): 0 7567-80104-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Label): ST-A-835285-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Label): ST-A-835286-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Etched): STA-835285-C B-18546-C SLM ∆5258 0-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Etched): STA-835286-C B-18547-C SLM ∆5258-X 0-1SLM1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 & 2 Stamped): Ɋ

Other Versions (5 of 36) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
78-0104-1, 78 0 104-1 The Manhattan Transfer Bodies And Souls(LP, Album) Atlantic, Atlantic 78-0104-1, 78 0 104-1 Europe 1983 Sell This Version
P-11277 The Manhattan Transfer Bodies And Souls(LP, Album, Promo) Atlantic P-11277 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
20P2-2066 The Manhattan Transfer Bodies And Souls(CD, Album) Atlantic 20P2-2066 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
78-0104-1 The Manhattan Transfer Bodies And Souls(LP, Album) Atlantic 78-0104-1 Scandinavia 1983 Sell This Version
SLIN 3413 The Manhattan Transfer Cuerpos Y Almas(LP, Album) Atlantic SLIN 3413 Argentina 1983 Sell This Version