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Norman ConnorsYou Are My Starship

Label:Buddah Records – BDS 5655
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Goldisc pressing
Country:US
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Genre:Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style:Soul-Jazz, Soul

Tracklist

A1We Both Need Each Other4:07
A2Betcha By Golly Wow
Soloist, SaxophoneGary Bartz
VocalsPhyllis Hyman
Written-ByLinda Creed, Thom Bell
6:17
A3Bubbles
Soloist, SaxophoneCarter Jefferson
Soloist, TrumpetShunzo Ono*
Written-ByShunzo Ono*
6:11
B1You Are My Starship
Arranged By [Strings]Gary Bartz, Michael Henderson
Soloist, SaxophoneGary Bartz
Written-ByMichael Henderson
4:23
B2Just Imagine
Soloist, FluteArt Webb
Soloist, SaxophoneGary Bartz
Written-ByOnaje Allan Gumbs
3:58
B3So Much Love
SoloistNorman Connors
Written-ByNorman Connors
2:35
B4The Creator Has A Master Plan (Peace)
Soloist, Harpsichord, PianoHubert Eaves*
Soloist, SaxophoneGary Bartz
6:50
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Notes

Recorded February and March, 1976 at Electric Lady Studios and Sound Ideas Studios, N.Y.C.
Remixed at The Sound Labs.
Mastered at A & M Studios, Hollywood, Calif.
Lee Ritenour plays through the courtesy of Epic Records.
Art Webb plays through the courtesy of Atlantic Records.
Tom Scott plays through the courtesy of Ode Records.

Norman Connors plays Gretsch drums, latin percussion instruments and Ziljan Cymbals Exclusively.

Norman Connors Fashions by Ted Lapidus, Beverly Hills, Calif.

"I would like to thank: Art Kass, Skip Drinkwater, Jerry Schoenbaum, Lewis Merenstein, Alan Lott, Nick Napolitano, Milton Sincoff, Aki Aleong, and the entire Buddah Staff for supporting this project."

"This record is dedicated to all the beautiful women of the world in mind, spirit and heart."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (A1, B1, B2): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (A2, A3, B3, B4): BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): BDS 5655-A-1A GoL
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): BDS 5655-B-1A GoL

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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You Are My Starship (LP, Album, Stereo)Buddah RecordsYQ-7525-DAJapan1976
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You Are My Starship (LP, Album)Buddah Records, Buddah RecordsMLP 15 730, MLP 15.730Germany1976
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You Are My Starship (LP, Album)Buddah Records23 18 119Spain1976
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You Are My Starship (LP, Album, Terre Haute Pressing)Buddah RecordsBDS 5655US1976
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You Are My Starship (LP, Album, Monarch Pressing)Buddah Records, Buddah RecordsBDS 5655, BDS-5655US1976

Reviews

  • reggaetapes's avatar
    reggaetapes
    Mobb Deep also sampled You are my Starship on "Trife Life"
    • danny1200's avatar
      danny1200
      Freddie McGregor also touched this instrumental on "Natural Collie" 1982 I believe
      • brotherofsoul's avatar
        "You're My Starship" was sampled by Guru Jazzmatazz Vol. II on "Nobody Knows"
        • coolhandj's avatar
          coolhandj
          "The Creator Has A Master Plan" was sampled by Das EFX on "Real Hip Hop." Interesting fact about the boat. Didn't know about that.
          • HowieP's avatar
            HowieP
            The boat on the front cover belonged to none other than The Duke himself, John Wayne.

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