Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 I Wish I Knew
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Orchestra & Choir 3:03
A2 Nobody Knows
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Ben Branch 4:29
A3 What a Friend I Have in Jesus
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Gene Barge 6:00
A4 Precious Moments
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. The Piperettes & Choir 5:30
A5 Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Orchestra & Choir 3:42
B1 Too Close
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Rev. Clay Evans & Loretta Oliver 5:32
B2 Nearer My God to Thee
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Gene Barge & Choir 3:18
B3 Country Preacher
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Gene Barge, Wayne Bennett & Ben Branch 4:50
B4 What the World Needs Now Is Love
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Ben Branch & Wayne Bennett 7:37
B5 We Shall Overcome
The SCLC Operation Breadbasket Orchestra and Choir feat. Orchestra & Choir 3:58

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

reeds:
Johnny Beard (tracks A1–B5)
Herman Bowden (tracks A1–B5)
Ben Branch (tracks A1, A3–B2, B5)
Edwin Daugherty (jazz saxophonist) (tracks A1–B5)
Charles Forester (tracks A1–B5)
Arthur O’Neil (tracks A1–B5)
trumpet:
Tim Galloway (tracks A1–B5)
Cleo Griffin (tracks A1–B5)
Hobie James (tracks A1–B5)
Paul Serrano (tracks A1–B5)
Maury Watson (tracks A1–B5)
chimes:
Prince Shell (tracks A1–B5)
drums:
Morris Jennings (tracks A1–B5)
Terry Thompson (drums) (tracks A1–B5)
guitar:
Wayne Bennett (blues guitarist) (tracks A1–B2, B5)
Warren Bingham (tracks A1–B5)
bass:
Phil Upchurch (tracks A1–B5)
James Willis (bassist) (tracks A1–B5)
keyboard:
Donny Hathaway (tracks A1–B5)
David McCollough (keyboard) (tracks A1–B5)
Floyd Morris (tracks A1–B5)
Freddy Young (keyboard) (tracks A1–B5)
congas:
Master Henry (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (tracks A1–B5)
trombone:
Nadetmer Butler (tracks A1–B5)
Steve Galloway (tracks A1–B5)
Charles Taylor (trombone) (tracks A1–B5)
John Watson (American jazz trombonist) (tracks A1–B5)
additional chorus master:
Freddy Young (keyboard) (tracks A1–B5)
arranger:
Prince Shell (tracks A1–A2, B1, B4)
Gene Barge (tracks A3–A5, B2–B3, B5)
chorus master:
Billy Jones (choir leader) (tracks A1–B5)
conductor:
Ben Branch (tracks A1–B5)
guest guitar:
Wayne Bennett (blues guitarist) (tracks B3–B4)
guest alto saxophone:
Gene Barge (tracks B2–B3)
guest tenor saxophone:
Ben Branch (tracks A2, B3–B4)
Gene Barge (track A3)
guest vocals:
Rev. Clay Evans (track B1)
Loretta Oliver (track B1)
The Piperettes (track A4)
mixer:
Stu Black (tracks A1–B5)
Dave Purple (Engineer) (tracks A1–B5)
producer:
Gene Barge (tracks A1–B5)
recorded by:
Stu Black (tracks A1–B5)
recorded at:
Ter-Mar Recording Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1970-04 – 1970-06) (tracks A1–B5)
sampled by:

Release

art direction: Dick Fowler
design/illustration: Jim Temple
miscellaneous support: Gene Barge
Ben Branch
Rev. Jesse Jackson
photography: Jim Taylor (photographer)
rights society: ASCAP (Do not use this as a release label or work publisher!)
BMI (Do not use as a release label or work publisher!)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2743278 [info]