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Better Days

Better Days

30 USD
The Blackbyrds   ‎– Better Days
Label: Fantasy ‎– F-9602
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album 
Country: US
Released: 1980
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul

Tracklist
A1 Dancin' Dancin'
Written-By – D. Gordon*, L. Farmer*, M. Gordon*
3:29
A2 Lonelies For Your Love
Written-By – L. Farmer*, O. Saunders*
4:08
A3 Better Days
Written-By – D. Stewart*, K. Killgo*, R. Monroe*
3:14
A4 Do It Girl
Written-By – J. Skehan*, J. Hall*, R. Monroe*
4:52
A5 Without Your Love
Written-By – J. Skehan*, J. Hall*, R. Monroe*
3:30
B1 Do You Wanna Dance
Written-By – C. James*, L. Bell*
4:07
B2 Love Don't Strike Twice
Written-By – A. Alexander*, J. Hall*, R. Monroe*
3:50
B3 What's On Your Mind
Written-By – A. Alexander*, P. Saunders*
4:03
B4 Don't Know What To Say
Written-By – L. Farmer*, O. Saunders*
4:07
B5 What We Have Is Right
Written-By – L. Farmer*, O. Saunders*
3:43

Credits
Alto Saxophone – Jose Hernandez (tracks: B5)
Alto Saxophone, Clavinet – Marc Cohen (2) (tracks: A4)
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Blackbyrds, The
Art Direction – Phil Carroll
Backing Vocals – Carl Carlwell* (tracks: A1, A4 to B2, B4), 
James Garrett (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B2), 
Jim Gilstrap (tracks: A1, A4 to B2, B4), 
Lynette Stephens (tracks: B5), 
Tramaine Hawkins* (tracks: B5)
Bass, Vocals – Joe Hall III*
Drums, Vocals – Keith Killgo
Engineer, Mixed By – Tommy Vicari
Executive Producer – Charles Graziano
Guitar – Orville Saunders II*
Handclaps – Blackbyrds, The (tracks: A2)
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Kevin Toney
Lead Vocals – James Garrett
Mastered By – George Horn
Percussion – Dan Stewart (2), Paulinho Da Costa (tracks: A2, B1, B4), Sheila Escovedo* (tracks: B3, B5)
Photography By – Phil Bray
Piano – Marc Cohen (2) (tracks: B1, B4)
Producer – George Duke
Saxophone – Larry Williams (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3, B4)
Synthesizer – George Duke (tracks: A3, A4, B1, B2, B4, B5), 
Marc Cohen (2) (tracks: A1)
Trombone – Bill Reichenbach (2) (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3, B4)
Trumpet – Gary Grant (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3, B4), 
Jerry Hey (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3, B4)

Notes
George Duke appears courtesy of Epic Records 
Jerry Hey & Larry Williams appear courtesy of A&M Records 
Paulinho Da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records 
Tremaine Hawkins appears courtesy of Light Records
Produced for George Duke Enterprises & Nevar Productions, Inc. 
Recorded & Mixed at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley

Media  condition  :  Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve condition  :   Near Mint (NM or M-)