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Bobby McFerrin

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Track Listing

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1Dance with Me (John Hall / Johanna Hall, arr. N. tenBroek)4:02
2Feline (Bobby McFerrin)5:01
3You've Really Got a Hold on Me (William Robinson Jr., arr. B. McFerrin)3:47
4Moondance (Van Morrison, arr. B. McFerrin)5:14
5All Feets Can Dance (Bobby McFerrin)2:11
6Sightless Bird (Bobby McFerrin)6:21
7Peace (Horace Silver)4:32
8Jubilee (Bobby McFerrin, arr. N. tenBroek)4:44
9Hallucinations (Bud Powell)2:17
10Chicken (Bobby McFerrin)3:13

About this Album

Bobby McFerrin’s first album as a leader finds him demonstrating his masterly control of the human voice in a variety of settings. From pop to straight-ahead jazz to fusion, McFerrin’s incredible musicality and confidence shine through, illustrating why he has become one of today’s most influential vocalists.

Credits

MUSICIANS
Bobby McFerrin, vocals, Fender Rhodes
Victor Feldman, piano, Fender Rhodes (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Larry Klein, bass, acoustic bass (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Peter Maunu, guitars (1, 3, 6)
John Guerin, drums (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Kenneth Nash, percussion (1)
Stu Feldman, bass (2)
Steve Eriquiaga, guitar (2, 6)
Ken Karsh, acoustic guitars (2)
James Preston, drums (2, 6)
Phoebe Snow, vocals (3)
John Siegler, bass (3)
Joe Caro, rhythm guitar (3)
H.B. Bennett, drums (4)
Randy Jackson, bass (6)
Brenda, Merwyn, Debbie, Taylor, & Bobby, background vocals (8)

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Produced by Linda Goldstein
3 produced by Linda Goldstein, Elliot Scheiner, & Bert De Coteaux
Engineers: Jerry Hudgins, Devonshire Studios, Los Angeles (1, 4, 7, 8, 10); Russell Schmidt, Devonshire Studios (1, 4); Leslie Ann Jones (1-3, 6) and Ken Kessie (2, 6), The Automatt, San Francisco; Fred Miller, Sound Heights, Brooklyn (2, 5, 9); Elliot Scheiner, A&R Studios, New York (3)
Mixed by Leslie Ann Jones at The Automatt
Assistant Engineers: Maureen Droney & David Frazer
Mastered by Chris Stephenson, Atlantic Studios

Art Direction: Ron Coro
Design: Kosh
Photography: Roger Ressmeyer

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