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Quincy Jones - Roots: The Saga Of An American Family mp3 album

  • Performer: Quincy Jones
  • Title: Roots: The Saga Of An American Family
  • Genre: Jazz / Funk / Stage
  • Country: US
  • Formats: MPC AUD MP3 AA VOX MP4 XM
  • Released: 1977
  • Style: Soundtrack, Gospel, Big Band, Soul
  • MP3 album: 1609 mb
  • FLAC album: 1601 mb
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Quincy Jones - Roots: The Saga Of An American Family mp3 album

Music from and inspired by the David L. Wolfer production of "Roots". ROOTS the saga of an American family. Code-barres et Autres Identifiants. Matrix, Runout (Side 1, variant 1): A&M SP4989(RE-1)-P2. Matrix, Runout (Side 2, variant 1): A&M SP4990-P2. Autres Versions (5 de 30) Tout Afficher.

Quincy Jones ‎– Roots: The Saga Of An American Family Label: A&M Records ‎– SP-4626 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo Country: US Released: 1977 Genre: Funk, Soul Style: Gospel, Soul Tracklist Africa (The Motherland) A1 Motherland 0:29 A2 Roots Mural Theme 2:10 A3 Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode) 1:03 A4 Behold, The Only Thing Greater.

Quincy Jones has been threatening to write a long tone poem sketching the history of black music for decades now, and he has yet to do it. This project, rushed out in the wake of the 1977 TV mini-series Roots, is about as close as he has come.

Roots: The Saga of an American Family (Music From and Inspired By the David L. Wolper Production of Roots), 1977. Roots: The Saga of an American Family (Music From and Inspired By the David L.

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Africa (The Motherland)
A1 Motherland 0:29
A2 Roots Mural Theme 2:10
A3 Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode) 1:03
A4 Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth) 1:30
A5 Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme)
Featuring – Letta Mbulu
2:28
A6 Boyhood To Manhood 0:53
A7 The Toubob Is Here! (The Capture) 1:06
A8 Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing) 1:15
A9 You In Americuh' Now, African 0:32
America (The Promised Land)
B1 Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction) 0:15
B2 Ole Fiddler 1:12
B3 Jumpin' De Broom (Marriage Ceremony) 0:42
B4 What Shall I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name) 2:17
B5 Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life) 1:25
B6 Oh Lord, Come By Here 3:25
B7 Free At Last? (The Civil War) 2:24
B8 Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) (African Theme: English Version)
Vocals [Solo] – Letta Mbulu
4:50

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – A&M Studios
  • Recorded At – United Western Studios
  • Mastered At – A&M Studios
  • Printed By – Offset France
  • Distributed By – C.P.F. Barclay

Credits

  • Art Direction – Roland Young
  • Composed By – Gerald Fried (tracks: A2, A9, B1, B5)
  • Conductor – Reverend James Cleveland*
  • Design [Album] – Chuck Beeson
  • Design [Roots Logo Typography] – Al Nagy
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Chuck Trammell, Steve "Deacon Dolby" Katz*
  • Engineer, Mixed By [Remixed] – Norm Kinney
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Performer – Bill Summers, Caiphus Semenya, Letta Mbulu, Lou Gossett, Quincy Jones Orchestra*, The Wattsline Choir*
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Bruce Talamon
  • Producer, Conductor, Liner Notes – Quincy Jones

Notes

Music from and inspired by the David L. Wolfer production of "Roots". ROOTS the saga of an American family.

Recorded at A&M Studios and United Westen Recorders
Mastered at A&M Studios

℗ 1977 A&M Records, Inc.
Made and printed in France

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  • Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
  • Price Code: Y

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album, Promo) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SLAM 64626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SLAM 64626 Italy 1977
POCM 1955 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(CD, Album) A&M Records POCM 1955 Japan 1996

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Motherland 0:29
A2 Roots Mural Theme 2:10
A3 Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode) 1:03
A4 Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth) 1:30
A5 Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme)
Featuring – Letta Mbulu
2:28
A6 Boyhood To Manhood 0:53
A7 The Toubob Is Here! (The Capture) 1:06
A8 Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing) 1:15
A9 You In Americuh' Now, African 0:32
B1 Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction) 0:15
B2 Ole Fiddler 1:12
B3 Jumpin' De Broom (Marriage Ceremony) 0:42
B4 What Shall I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name) 2:17
B5 Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life) 1:25
B6 Oh Lord, Come By Here 3:25
B7 Free At Last? (The Civil War) 2:24
B8 Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) (African Theme: English Version)
Vocals [Solo] – Letta Mbulu
4:50

Credits

  • Artwork By [Album Design] – Chuck Beeson
  • Artwork By [Art Direction] – Roland Young
  • Artwork By [Roots Logo Typography Design] – Al Nagy
  • Composed By – Gerald Fried (tracks: A2, A9, B1, B5)
  • Conductor – Reverend James Cleveland*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Chuck Trammell, Steve "Deacon Dolby" Katz
  • Engineer, Remix – Norm Kinney
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Performer – Bill Summers, Caiphus Semenya, Letta Mbulu, Lou Gossett, Quincy Jones Orchestra*, The Wattsline Choir*
  • Photography [Back Cover] – Bruce Talamon
  • Producer, Conductor – Quincy Jones

Notes

Hecho En Venezuela Por La Discoteca C.A.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album, Promo) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SLAM 64626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SLAM 64626 Italy 1977
POCM 1955 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(CD, Album) A&M Records POCM 1955 Japan 1996

Tracklist Hide Credits

Africa (The Motherland)
A1 Motherland
Bata [Featuring] – Bill SummersWritten-By – Q. Jones*
0:29
A2 Roots Mural Theme
Orchestra – The Quincy Jones Orchestra*Written-By – G. Fried*
2:10
A3 Main Title: Mama Aifambeni (Premiere Episode)
Bata [Bata Drum Ensemble, Featuring] – Bill SummersChoir [Featuring] – The WattslineFeaturing – Caiphus SemenyaVocals [Featuring] – Letta MbuluWritten-By – C. Semenya*, Q. Jones*
1:03
A4 Behold, The Only Thing Greater Than Yourself (Birth)
Vocals [Vocal & Chant, Featuring] – Letta MbuluWritten-By – C. Semenya*, Q. Jones*
1:30
A5 Oluwa (Many Rains Ago) (African Theme)
Choir [Featuring] – The Wattsline Choir*Vocals [Featuring] – Letta MbuluWritten-By – C. Semenya*, Q. Jones*
2:28
A6 Boyhood To Manhood
Percussion [Featuring] – Bill SummersVocals [Solo] – Zak DioufWritten-By – B. Summers*, Q. Jones*, Z. Diouf*
0:53
A7 The Toubob Is Here! (The Capture)
Written-By – Q. Jones*
1:06
A8 Middle Passage (Slaveship Crossing)
Vocals [Solo On Sea Shanty] – Alex HassilevVocals [Toubob Chant] – The WattslineWritten-By – Q. Jones*
1:15
A9 You In Americuh' Now, African
Featuring – Lou GossettOrchestra [Featuring] – Quincy Jones Orchestra*Written-By – G. Fried*, Q. Jones*
0:32
America (The Promised Land)
B1 Roots Mural Theme Intro (Slave Auction)
Orchestra [Featuring] – The Quincy Jones Orchestra & Auctioneers*Written-By – G. Fried*
0:15
B2 Ole Fiddler
Adapted By – Lou Gossett, Q. Jones*Voice Actor [Dialogue], Vocals [Featuring] – Lou Gossett
1:12
B3 Jumpin' De Broom (Marriage Ceremony)
Fiddle [Hoedown Solo, Featuring] – Bobby BruceWritten-By – B. Bruce*, Q. Jones*
0:42
B4 What Can I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name)
Adapted By – Q. Jones*, J. Cleveland*Choir [Featuring] – The Wattsline Choir*Organ, Piano [Featuring] – Richard TeeVocals [Featuring] – Charles May, Mortonette Jenkins
2:17
B5 Roots Mural Theme Bridge (Plantation Life)
Orchestra – The Quincy Jones Orchestra*Voice Actor [Vagon Dialogue] – Stan HazeWritten-By – G. Fried*
1:25
B6 Oh Lord, Come By Here
Adapted By – Q. Jones*, J. Cleveland*Choir [Featuring] – The Wattsline Choir*Conductor [Featuring] – Reverend James Cleveland*Organ [Featuring] – Richard Tee
3:25
B7 Free At Last? (The Civil War)
Orchestra [Featuring] – The Quincy Jones Orchestra*Voice Actor [Dialogue, Featuring] – Lou GossettWritten-By – Q. Jones*
2:24
B8 Many Rains Ago (Oluwa) (African Theme: English Version)
Choir – The Quincy Jones Orchestra*Orchestra – The Wattsline Choir*Vocals [Solo, Featuring] – Letta MbuluWritten-By – C. Semenya*, Q. Jones*
4:50

Credits

  • Acoustic Bass – Arni Egillson*, Milt Kestenbaum*
  • Arranged By – Bill Summers, Caiphus Semenya, Dave Grusin, Herb Spencer*, John Mandel*, Quincy Jones, Reverend James Cleveland*, Dick Hazard*, Tommy Bahler*
  • Artwork [Album Design] – Chuck Beeson
  • Artwork [Art Direction] – Roland Young
  • Artwork [Roots Logo Typography Design] – Al Nagy
  • Banjo – Alton Hendrickson*
  • Cello – Jeff Solow*, Jesse Erlich*, Paul Bergstrom, Ronnie Cooper*
  • Composed By – Gerald Fried (tracks: A2, A9, B1, B5)
  • Concept By [Conceived By], Producer, Conductor – Quincy Jones
  • Conductor [Choir] – Tommy Bahler* (tracks: A5, B8)
  • Conductor [The Wattsline Choir] – Reverend James Cleveland*
  • Electric Bass – Chuck Rainey, Ed Reddick
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Chuck Trammell, Steve "Deacon Dolby" Katz*
  • Engineer, Remix – Norm Kinney
  • French Horn – Alan Robinson, David Duke, James Decker
  • Guitar – David T. Walker, Lee Ritenour
  • Harp – Catherine Gotthoffer, Dorothy Remsen
  • Keyboards – Dave Grusin, Ian Underwood, Mike Boddicker*, Pete Jolly, Richard Tee
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Percussion – Bill Summers, Bobbye Hall, Caiphus Semenya, Emil Richards, King Errison*, Milt Holland, Paul Bryant , Shelly Manne, Tommy Vig, Victor Feldman, Zak Diouf
  • Performer – Bill Summers, Caiphus Semenya, Letta Mbulu, Lou Gossett, Quincy Jones Orchestra*, The Wattsline Choir*
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Bruce Talamon
  • Trombone – Bill Watrous, Dick Nash, Maurice Spear*
  • Trumpet – Bobby Bryant, Buddy Childers, John Audino
  • Tuba – Tommy Johnson
  • Viola – Alex Nieman, Marilyn Baker, Bob Ostrowsky*, Rollis Dale*
  • Violin – Bobby Bruce, Erno Neufeld, Gerald Vinci, Harry Bluestone, Irv Katz, Janice Gower, John Santulis, Joseph Livoti, Joe Stepansky*, Ralph Shaeffer*, Bob Sushell*, Sheldon Sanov, Bill Nuttycomb*
  • Vocals – Alexandra Brown*, Caiphus Semenya, Deborah Tibbs, Jim Gilstrap, John Lehman, Linda Evans, Paulette McWilliams, Reverend James Cleveland*, Stephanie Spruill
  • Vocals [Featured Soloist] – Letta Mbulu
  • Vocals [The Wattsline Choir] – Charles May, David Pridgen, Mortonette Jenkins, Rodney Armstrong, Sherwood Sledge
  • Woodwind – Ernie Watts, Jerome Richardson, Ted Nash, Terry Harrington, Bill Green*

Notes

Music from and inspired by the David L. Wolfer production of "Roots". ROOTS the saga of an American family.

Recorded at A&M Studios and United Western Recorders

℗ 1977

Contains 12" x 24" poster "Behold: The only thing greater than yourself"

B4 title on label is What Shall I Do? (Hush, Hush, Somebody's Calling My Name)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
SP-4626 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album, Promo) A&M Records SP-4626 US 1977
POCM 1955 Quincy Jones Roots (The Saga Of An American Family) ‎(CD, Album) A&M Records POCM 1955 Japan 1996
GP-2033 Quincy Jones Roots: The Saga Of An American Family ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records GP-2033 Japan 1977




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