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Quincy JonesMellow Madness

Label:A&M Records – SP-4526
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Pitman Pressing
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style:Jazz-Funk, Soul, Funk

Tracklist

A1Is It Love That We're Missin'
Featuring, Lead VocalsGeorge Johnson
3:43
A2Paranoid
Featuring, Lead VocalsLeon Ware
Written-ByJoe Greene
2:55
A3Mellow Madness
Featuring, Lead VocalsPaulette McWilliams
3:27
A4Beautiful Black Girl
Featuring [Poetry Recitation]The Watts Prophets
6:13
A5Listen (What It Is)
Featuring, Lead VocalsGeorge Johnson, Paulette McWilliams
4:16
B1Just A Little Taste Of Me
Featuring, Lead VocalsGeorge Johnson
Harmonica [Bass]Tommy Morgan
3:27
B2My Cherie Amour
Backing VocalsMinnie Riperton
BassMax Bennett
Featuring, FluteHubert Laws
Featuring, Lead VocalsLeon Ware, Minnie Riperton, Paulette McWilliams
GuitarDennis Budimir
KeyboardsMike Melvoin
5:25
B3Tryin' To Find Out About You
Featuring, DrumsHarvey Mason
3:00
B4Cry Baby
Featuring, Lead VocalsWah Wah Watson*
4:19
B5Bluesette
BassChuck Rainey
DrumsGrady Tate
Featuring, Soloist, TromboneFrank Rosolino
Featuring, Whistling, Soloist, GuitarToots Thielemans
7:00
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Notes

Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman pressing denoted by "P" stamps in runouts.
Issued with foldout poster.

Jim Gilstrap appears courtesy of Chelsea Records
Herbert Laws appears courtesy of CTI
Harvey Mason appears courtesy of Arista Records
Minnie Riperton appears courtesy of Epic Records
Leon Ware appears courtesy of Motown Records

Produced for Quincy Jones Productions

Recorded at
The Record Plant, Los Angeles
Westlake Audio, Los Angeles
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, California

Poetry recitation on A4 by The Watts Prophets, Otis Smith, Richard Dedeaux and Anthony Hamilton
"Love Unlimited" by Otis Smith from the book "The Rising Sons, Wisdom and Knowledge" Copyright © 1973 The Watts Prophets

℗ & © A&M Records, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

In runouts: all data is hand-etched except for Kendun and Pitman identifiers which are machine-stamped.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix A on label): SP-4789
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix B on label): SP-4790
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 1): 2 SP 4789 P-2 P KENDUN-B JG
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 1): P SP 4790 P-2 KENDUN B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 2): P SP 4789 KENDUN-A JG
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 2): P SP 4790 P-2 KENDUN-B

Other Versions (5 of 47)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Mellow Madness (LP, Album)A&M Records, A&M RecordsSP-4526, SP 4526Canada1975
Mellow Madness (LP, Album)A&M RecordsAMLH 64526UK1975
New Submission
Mellow Madness (LP, Album, Quadraphonic)A&M RecordsQU 54526US1975
New Submission
Mellow Madness (LP, Album)A&M RecordsAMLH 64526Greece1975
New Submission
Mellow Madness (LP, Album)A&M Records, A&M RecordsL-35,579, SP-4526Australia1975

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ChickenMcNuggets
Always find this one a bit underrated next to Body Heat. Kinda weird that the former has received quite a few vinyl reissues now, whereas the latter hasn't (not that it needs one, obviously).