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Linda Clifford / Curtis Mayfield
The Right Combination / Rapping

Compil. UK 1999 on Sequel Records label
R&B/Soul and Spoken Word (Soul, Disco)

"The Right Combination (1980) was Curtis's only duets album with disco star Linda Clifford, featuring the R&B hits 'Between You Baby And Me' and 'Love's Sweet Sensation'. Adds several bonus tracks featuring solo Linda Clifford tracks involving Curtis and non-album tracks by Mayfield himself. Bonus includes rare promo-only interview disc, Curtis Rapping (1972)." Contains foldout booklet. Tracks 1-1 to 1-7 originally released on album The Right Combination Track 1-8 originally released on This Year RSO 919 Track 1-9 originally released on Runaway Love (Edit) / Broadway Gypsy Lady Curtom 0138 Tracks 1-10 & 1-17 originally released on album If My Friends Could See Me Now Curtom CUK 5021 Track 1-11 originally released on You Are, You Are Curtom/Warner CMS 0135 Track 1-12 originally released on Bridge Over Troubled Water / Hold Me Close RSO 921 Track 1-13 originally released on album Let Me Be Your Woman RSO 3902 Track 1-14 originally released on (It's Gonna Be) A Long Long Winter Paramount 0269 Tracks 1-15 & 1-16 originally released on Gemigo 102 Track 1-18 originally released on album Of All Time / Classic Collection Ichiban CUR 2-2902 Tracks 2-1 & 2-2 originally on US Curtom promo Lp Rapping (Special Promotional Radio Show) contains interview with snippets of songs. Tracks 2-1 contains snippets of "Amen", "We Got To Have Peace", "Superfly", "Pusherman", Think", "Get Down" & "Keep On Keeping On" Tracks 2-2 contains snippets of "Amen", "Underground", "(Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go", "People Get Ready" & "This Is My Country" The interview is transcripted on the booklet. No credits to tracks 1-8 to 2-2 Tracks 1-1 to 1-4, 1-6, 1-7 recorded at Curtom Studios Track 1-5 recorded at Sigma Sound Studios

        
Musicians
PortraitLinda Clifford voc, bvoc, *1948 US
album by
PortraitCurtis Mayfield g, voc, 1942-1999 US
guitar, mixed by, producer, album by
PortraitGil Askey tr, 1925-2014 AU
arranged by, producer
PortraitNorman Harris g, 1947-1987 US
arranged by, producer
Joseph Scott h, US
bass
PortraitKeni Burke b, bvoc, *1953 US
bass
PortraitArthur Hoyle tr, *1929 US
conductor, horns
Lenard Druss fl, sax,
conductor, horns
PortraitSol Bobrov str, vn, 1911-2009
conductor, strings
Wendell Stewart
drums
PortraitBruce Gaitsch g, *1953 US
guitar
PortraitRoss Traut g,
guitar
Tom Ferrone sit,
guitar
Curtom String And Horn Players
horns, strings
Lonnie Reaves voc,
keyboards
PortraitTim Tobias perc, g, voc, 1952-2006 US
keyboards
Alejo
percussion, and toys
PortraitHenry Gibson cng, perc,
percussion, and toys
Tony Carpenter cng, perc,
percussion, and toys
PortraitSonny Seals ts, 1941-2002 US
saxophone, solos
Producers
Alfonso Surrett backing vocals
Henry Hicks Jr backing vocals
Ricky Linton backing vocals
Peter Burns liner notes
Roger Anfinsen mixed by
Bruce Gray producer
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Linda Clifford/Curtis Mayfield: The Right Combination... PlusLinda Clifford / Curtis Mayfield
2Rock You To Your SocksLinda Clifford4:35
3Right CombinationLinda Clifford4:44
4I'm So ProudLinda Clifford3:38
5Ain't No Love LostLinda Clifford4:25
6It's Lovin' Time (Your Baby's Home)Linda Clifford6:22
7Love's Sweet SensationLinda Clifford3:49
8Between You Baby And MeLinda Clifford4:41
9Bonus TracksLinda Clifford / Curtis Mayfield
10This YearCurtis Mayfield3:51
11Broadway Gypsy LadyLinda Clifford3:42
12Gypsy LadyLinda Clifford3:32
13You Are, You AreCurtis Mayfield3:39
14Hold Me CloseLinda Clifford4:50
15I Can't Let This Good Thing Get AwayLinda Clifford4:15
16(It's Gonna Be) A Long Long WinterLinda Clifford3:42
17Turn The Key SoftlyLinda Clifford4:14
18Can't Get EnoughLinda Clifford2:40
19You Are, You AreLinda Clifford5:17
20Tomorrow Night For SureCurtis Mayfield4:34
21Curtis Mayfield: Rapping (Special Promotional Radio Show)Linda Clifford / Curtis Mayfield
22Rappin' (Interview/Music) Side OneCurtis Mayfield12:20
23Rappin' (Interview/Music) Side TwoCurtis Mayfield12:37
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