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The Crusaders - Rhapsody And Blues album

The Crusaders - Rhapsody And Blues album
Performer: The Crusaders
Genre: Jazz
Title: Rhapsody And Blues
FLAC album size: 1855
Style: Smooth Jazz, Fusion
Country: US
Released: 1980

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This album has an average beat per minute of 108 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 86/135 BPM).

The Crusaders - Rhapsody And Blues (1980). Songs in album The Crusaders - Rhapsody And Blues (1980).

Produced For Crusaders Productions Inc. MCA Records, In. 70 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California - . Mastered at A&M Studios.

Rhapsody and Blues Tracklist. 1. Soul shadows Lyrics. 6. Sweet Gentle Love Lyrics. About Rhapsody and Blues. Rhapsody and Blues Q&A. Writers Joe Sample, Stix Hooper & Will Jennings.

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Listen free to The Crusaders – Rhapsody And Blues (Soul Shadows, Honky Tonk Struttin' and more). Produced by Felder, Hooper & Sample for Crusaders Productions Inc it was recorded at Britannia Studios,hollywood Ca in March 1980 and was released later that year by MCA Records Inc. felder as well as playing Soprano, Tenor and Alto Saxes, also played bass on Last Call and Honky Tonk struttin'. Stix Hooper played drums and percussion with Joe Sample playing keyboards. Bill withers makes a brief appearance as vocalist in Soul shadows

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Soul Shadows
Lyrics By – Will JenningsMusic By – Joe Sample
A2 Honky Tonk Struttin'
Music By – Wilton Felder
A3 Elegant Evening
Music By – Stix Hooper*
B1 Rhapsody And Blues
Music By – Joe Sample
B2 Last Call
Music By – Joe Sample
B3 Sweet Gentle Love
Music By – Stix Hooper*

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Jugoton – ULS 711
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Universal City Studios, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MCA Records


  • Bass – Abraham Laboriel (tracks: A1), Alphonso Johnson (tracks: B3), Wilton Felder (tracks: A2, B2)
  • Drums, Percussion – Stix Hooper*
  • Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Russell Bracher
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Greg Venable
  • Guitar – Bob Mann, Dean Parks, Philip Upchurch, Sr.*, Roland Bautista
  • Keyboards [Acoustic, Electric], Synthesizer, Arranged By [Synthesizer] – Joe Sample
  • Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa (tracks: A1, B2), Sheila Escovedo (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2, B3)
  • Producer – Stix Hooper*, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder
  • Saxophone [Soprano, Alto, Tenor] – Wilton Felder
  • Trumpet – Ralf Rickert (tracks: A1)
  • Vocals – Bill Withers (tracks: A1)


Gatefold sleeve
First edition 5000 copies pressed

Odgovorni urednik: Novica Negovanović
Urednik: Radomir Krkić
Recenzent: Božidar Gocić

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SOKOJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): ULS 711-1 22.9.1980 SB
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): ULS 711-2 22.9.1980 SB

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCA-5124 The Crusaders Rhapsody And Blues ‎(LP, Album, Gat) MCA Records MCA-5124 US 1980
MCA-5124, MCA2251 The Crusaders Rhapsody And Blues ‎(LP, Album, Gat) MCA Records, MCA Records MCA-5124, MCA2251 US 1980
BDS-2020 The Crusaders Rhapsody And Blues ‎(Cass, Album) Beograd Disk, MCA Records BDS-2020 Yugoslavia 1980
250 535-1 The Crusaders Rhapsody And Blues ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat) MCA Records 250 535-1 Europe 1984
MCA-5124 The Crusaders Rhapsody And Blues ‎(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-5124 Philippines 1980

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