Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Spice of Life
3:44
2 This Independence
5:03
3 Mystery
5:01
4 American Pop
3:36
5 Soldier of Fortune
4:24
6 Code of Ethics
5:06
7 Malaise En Malaisie
4:01
8 Down South Camp Meetin'
3:02
9 Why Not!
2:35
10 Goodbye Love
3:06
11 The Night That Monk Returned to Heaven
3:21

Credits

CD 1

electronic drum set [Simmons drums]:
Jeff Porcaro (track 4)
koto:
June Kuramoto (track 7)
strings arranger:
Jeremy Lubbock (tracks 6, 10)
drums:
Jeff Porcaro (tracks 2, 4)
John Robinson (session drummer) (tracks 1, 3, 6)
Art Rodriguez (tracks 5, 7, 9)
Carlos Vega (track 8)
wind chime:
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (track 11)
synthesizer:
Greg Phillinganes (track 3)
Peter Robinson (British keyboardist and composer) (track 4)
Randy Waldman (track 6)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 2–5)
Yaron Gershovsky (track 7)
Casey Young (track 1)
synthesizer programming:
Michael Boddicker (track 3)
John C. Eidsvoog (track 6)
Casey Young (tracks 1–4, 7)
guitar:
Wayne Johnson (jazz and acoustic guitarist) (tracks 5–7, 9)
David Williams (Guitarist) (tracks 1–4)
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (track 1)
bass:
Alex Blake (tracks 5, 7, 9)
Nathan East (tracks 3, 6)
Abraham LaBoriel (track 8)
Neil Stubenhaus (track 1)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 2, 4)
brass [horn section]:
Chuck Findley (track 9)
Gary Grant (tracks 1–2, 9)
Gary Herbig (track 9)
Jerry Hey (tracks 1–2, 9)
Charles Loper (track 9)
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (tracks 1–2, 9)
Ernie Watts (track 1)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 1–2, 9)
brass [horn] arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks 1, 9)
Rod Temperton (track 1)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 2)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (tracks 1, 5, 9)
keyboard:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 2, 4)
Yaron Gershovsky (tracks 7, 9)
saxophone:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 4)
Rhodes piano:
Greg Phillinganes (track 3)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 1)
Jeremy Lubbock (tracks 10–11)
piano:
Greg Mathieson (track 8)
Randy Waldman (track 6)
Yaron Gershovsky (track 5)
handclaps:
Brian Avnet (Manager) (track 4)
Richard Rudolph (track 4)
associate producer:
The Manhattan Transfer (tracks 1–7, 9–11)
composer:
Michel Camilo (track 9)
John Capek (tracks 2, 4–5)
Alain Chamfort (track 7)
Fletcher Henderson (track 8)
Wayne Johnson (jazz and acoustic guitarist) (track 6)
Robert Kraft (track 11)
Irving Mills (track 8)
Rod Temperton (tracks 1, 3)
Randy Waldman (track 6)
Derek Bramble (track 1)
Marc Jordan (tracks 2, 4–5)
Jeremy Lubbock (track 10)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (track 6)
concertmaster:
Gerald Vinci (tracks 6, 10)
conductor:
Jeremy Lubbock (track 10)
engineer:
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (tracks 1–11)
guest solo harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 1)
guest vocals:
Frankie Valli (track 4)
instruments:
John Robinson (session drummer) (tracks 1, 3, 6)
Michael Boddicker (track 3)
instruments arranger:
Rod Temperton (tracks 1, 3)
Randy Waldman (track 6)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 2, 4–5)
Yaron Gershovsky (tracks 7, 9)
Jeremy Lubbock (track 11)
lyricist:
John Capek (tracks 2, 4–5)
Robert Kraft (track 11)
Richard Rudolph (track 10)
Rod Temperton (tracks 1, 3)
Derek Bramble (track 1)
Julie Eigenberg (track 9)
Serge Gainsbourg (track 7)
Jon Hendricks (track 8)
Marc Jordan (tracks 2, 4–5)
Hilary Koski (track 9)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (track 6)
mixer:
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Greg Mathieson (track 8)
Richard Rudolph (tracks 1–7, 9–11)
Tim Hauser (track 8)
recorded by:
David Leonard (US producer and engineer) (track 8)
solo clarinet:
Cheryl Bentyne (track 8)
solo alto saxophone:
Ernie Watts (track 3)
spoken vocals:
Erin Clark (track 11)
translator:
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (track 7)
vocals:
Cheryl Bentyne (tracks 1–11)
Tim Hauser (tracks 1–11)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (tracks 1–11)
Janis Siegel (tracks 1–11)
vocals arranger:
Rod Temperton (tracks 1, 3)
Tim Hauser (tracks 2, 5)
Jeremy Lubbock (track 11)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (tracks 4–7)
Janis Siegel (tracks 4, 8–9)
samples:
is based on:
later translated versions:
recording of:
American Pop (track 4)
Code of Ethics (track 6)
Goodbye Love (track 10)
Mystery (track 3)
Soldier of Fortune (track 5)
Spice of Life (track 1)
This Independence (track 2)
Why Not? (track 9)

Release Group

associated singles/EPs: American Pop by The Manhattan Transfer feat. Frankie Valli
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/97207 [info]
Wikidata: Q3641524 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Bodies and Souls [info]