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Narada Michael Walden
Garden Of Love Light / I Cry, I Smile / Awakening

Compil. UK 2015 on BGO Records label
Jazz and R&B/Soul (Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Fusion, Disco)

Tracks 1-1 to 1-9 originally released in 1976. Tracks 1-1 to 1-9 recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, August 23 / September 4, 1976. Mixed at Trident Studios, London, September 12 / 19, 1976. Mastered at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City. Tracks 1-10 to 2-5 originally released in 1977. Tracks 1-10 to 2-5 recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, April / May, 1977. Mixed at Trident Studios, London, June, 1977. Mastered at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City. Tracks 2-6 to 2-14 originally released in 1979. Tracks 2-6 to 2-9 recorded and mixed at Power Station, New York City. Vocals on tracks 2-6 & 2-9 recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York City. Tracks 2-10 & 2-12 recorded at Crystal Sound, Hollywood, CA, and mixed at Oceanway Recording, Hollywood, CA. Track 2-13 recorded and mixed at Oceanway Recording, Hollywood, CA. Track 2-14 recorded at Oceanway Recording, Hollywood, CA, and mixed at Power Station, New York City.

        
Musicians
PortraitNarada Michael Walden dr, voc, *1952 US
producer, written by, album by, drums, timpani, vocals, piano, drums, vocals, piano, electric piano, drums, bass, fender rhodes, drums, piano, vocals, synthesizer, polyanna, drums, piano, bells, bell tree, drums, vocals, synthesizer, polysunshine, drums, piano, vocals, synthesizer, polysunshine, drums, marimba, vocals, synthesizer, polyanna, lead vocals, piano, drums, vocals, drums, organ, timbales, tambourine, slapstick, handclaps, bass, dream, drums, glockenspiel, vocals, all, lead vocals, drums, drums, lead vocals
PortraitCharles Waring GB
liner notes, "015
PortraitMichael Frondelli US
recorded by, vocals
PortraitMichael Gibbs tb, key, *1937 ZW
arranged by, conductor, orchestra, orchestrated by, strings, strings, horn
PortraitWill Lee b, *1952 US
bass, vocals, bass
PortraitRay Gomez g, eg, syn, *1953 ES
guitar, lead guitar
PortraitDavid Sancious syn, g, *1953 US
keyboards, sitar, electric, synthesizer, mini-moog, organ, hammond, organ, yamaha, electric piano, fender rhodes, organ, electric piano, fender rhodes
Perfection Light Symphony
orchestra
PortraitSammy Figueroa perc, *1948 US
congas
Bob Knapp fl, sax,
horns, jamaica horn section, flugelhorn, trumpet
PortraitNorma Jean Bell voc, sax,
horns, jamaica horn section, vocals, saxophone, alto saxophone
PortraitRussell Tubbs sax, fl,
horns, jamaica horn section, soprano saxophone
PortraitCissy Houston bvoc, voc, *1933 US
vocals
The Victory Song Nightingales
vocals
PortraitPatti Scialfa voc, acg, perc, *1953 US
vocals
PortraitCarlos Santana g, voc, *1947 US
guitar, lead guitar
Lois Colin hrp,
harp
PortraitCarol Shive vn,
strings, love light angels
Stacy Jones voc, g, dr, *1970 US
strings, love light angels
Tanima Cynthia Weiss
strings, love light angels
PortraitCharles Johnson g, *1953 US
guitar
PortraitJeff Beck g, *1944 GB
guitar
Don Mero
synthesizer
PortraitNeil Jason b, US
bass
PortraitHerbie Mann fl, 1930-2003 US
flute
PortraitHiram Bullock g, voc, 1955-2008 US
guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, guitar, solo
PortraitClifford Carter key, *1952 US
electric piano, fender rhodes, synthesizer, moog, organ, electric piano, fender rhodes, clavinet, organ, clavinet, synthesizer, organ, piano, electric piano, fender rhodes, synthesizer, mini-moog, electric piano, fender rhodes, synthesizer, moog bass, electric piano, fender rhodes
PortraitRaphael Cruz dr, perc,
timbales, triangle, percussion, shimmer
PortraitJoe Shepley tr, fh, 1930-2016 US
flugelhorn, trumpet
PortraitRay Anderson tb, *1952 US
trombone
PortraitHoward Johnson tu, bs,
tuba
PortraitPatrick Adams key, syn, *1950 US
synthesizer, arranged by, horns, arranged by, strings
PortraitNorbert Sloley b,
bass
PortraitKen Mazur g,
guitar, guitar, melodies
PortraitGeorge Young ts, as,
alto saxophone
PortraitMichael Brecker ts, 1949-2007 US
tenor saxophone, tenor saxophone, solo
PortraitRandy Brecker tr, fh, *1945 US
trumpet, arranged by, horns
PortraitKeni Burke b, bvoc, *1953 US
bass
PortraitJay Graydon g, *1949 US
guitar, lead guitar
PortraitGreg Phillinganes key, voc, *1956 US
keyboards, electric piano
PortraitMichael Boddicker syn, *1953 US
synthesizer
PortraitSonny Burke key, org, p,
synthesizer, piano
PortraitGeorge Del Barrio str, perc, US
arranged by, orchestra, conductor, arranged by, stings, conductor, arranged by, orchestra
PortraitPat Thrall g, US
guitar, rhythm guitar
PortraitAirto Moreira perc, dr, voc, *1941 BR
percussion
PortraitGreg Poree g, US
acoustic guitar
PortraitDavid Duke frh,
french horn
PortraitJames Decker frh,
french horn
PortraitWayne Henderson tb, 1939-2014 US
trombone, solo
PortraitVictor Feldman vib, p, perc, 1934-1987 GB
vibraphone, marimba, cabasa, temple block
PortraitNathaniel Phillips bvoc, b, US
bass
PortraitDon Menza ts, *1936 US
flute
PortraitPete Christlieb ts, fl, *1945 US
flute
PortraitSteve Beckmeier g, US
guitar
PortraitBobby Lyle p, key, *1944 US
keyboards
PortraitGayle Levant hrp, US
harp
Producers
Bob Defrin art direction
Lynn Breslin art direction
Patrick Adams co-producer
Sonny Burke co-producer
Wayne Henderson co-producer
Allen Sides engineer, mixed by
Bob Clearmountain engineer, mixed by
Dennis Mackay engineer
Jim Shifflett engineer
Jimmy Douglass engineer, producer, assistant
Gregory Digiovine executive-producer
Dennis King mastered by
Jerry Smith mixed by
Norman Seeff photography by, cover
Steinbicker/Houghton photography by, cover
Tom Dowd producer
Andrew Thompson remastered by
Cheryl Alexander backing vocals
Chrissy Faith backing vocals
Ellen DeLeston backing vocals
Tawatha backing vocals
Patti Scialfa backing vocals
Alex Brown backing vocals
Angela Winbush backing vocals
Carla Vaughn backing vocals
Jim Gilstrap backing vocals
John Bahler backing vocals
Judy Brown backing vocals
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Garden Of Love LightNarada Michael Walden
2White NightNarada Michael Walden5:01
3Garden Of Love LightNarada Michael Walden4:49
4DelightfulNarada Michael Walden4:52
5First LoveNarada Michael Walden5:51
6MeditationNarada Michael Walden1:41
7The Sun Is DancingNarada Michael Walden9:33
8You Got The SoulNarada Michael Walden3:17
9Saint And The RascalNarada Michael Walden4:31
10You Are LoveNarada Michael Walden3:13
11I Cry, I SmileNarada Michael Walden
12I Need Your LoveNarada Michael Walden3:40
13Better ManNarada Michael Walden4:23
14Soul BirdNarada Michael Walden3:42
15I RememberNarada Michael Walden3:57
16Oneness-CryNarada Michael Walden4:58
17Mango BopNarada Michael Walden4:48
18Rainbow-SkyNarada Michael Walden1:18
19I Cry, I SmileNarada Michael Walden5:46
20Heaven's Just A Step AheadNarada Michael Walden4:36
21So LongNarada Michael Walden4:23
22AwakeningNarada Michael Walden
23Love Me OnlyNarada Michael Walden5:57
24I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance With You)Narada Michael Walden4:21
25Give Your Love A ChanceNarada Michael Walden4:16
26They Want The FeelingNarada Michael Walden4:08
27Awakening Suite Part I (Childhood - The Opening Of The Heart)Narada Michael Walden3:26
28The AwakeningNarada Michael Walden4:30
29Listen To MeNarada Michael Walden4:53
30Full & SatisfiedNarada Michael Walden3:33
31Will You Ever KnowNarada Michael Walden4:58
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