Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Portuguese Love
Teena Marie 7:51
2 What You Won't Do for Love
Bobby Caldwell 4:48
3 Better Days
Dianne Reeves 5:32
4 The Best Is Yet to Come
Grover Washington, Jr. 5:59
5 Sweetest Pain
Loose Ends 5:55
6 Keep That Same Old Feeling
The Crusaders 5:38
7 Living All Alone
Phyllis Hyman 5:09
8 Summer Is the Coldest Time of the Year
Patti Austin 5:18
9 The Third Eye
Roy Ayers Ubiquity 6:22
10 Sun Goddess
Ramsey Lewis 8:30
11 Valentine Love
Michael Henderson 4:00
12 Whisper Softly
Kool & The Gang 6:02

Credits

CD 1

shakers:
Ralph MacDonald (track 4)
drums:
Darryl Washington (percussionist/drummer) (track 4)
synthesizer:
Dexter Wansel (track 4)
guitar:
James Herb Smith (track 4)
bass:
Cedric Napoleon (track 4)
percussion:
Leonard Gibbs (percussionist) (track 4)
keyboard:
James Lloyd (track 4)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Ramsey Lewis (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
Rhodes piano:
Ramsey Lewis (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
arranger:
Dexter Wansel (track 4)
Ramsey Lewis (track 10)
background vocals:
Patti LaBelle (track 4)
composer:
Cynthia Biggs (track 5)
Michael Henderson (US jazz/funk bassist) (track 11)
Jon Lind (track 10)
Dexter Wansel (track 5)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 10)
engineer:
Dave Antler (track 10)
Lester Smith (engineer) (track 10)
guest bass guitar:
Verdine White (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
guest drums and timbales:
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
guest tenor saxophone:
Don Myrick (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
guest congas:
Philip Bailey (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
guest vocals:
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
Verdine White (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
Philip Bailey (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Patti LaBelle (track 4)
lyricist:
Michael Henderson (US jazz/funk bassist) (track 11)
producer:
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 10)
recording engineer:
Paul Serrano (track 10)
remixer:
Paul Serrano (track 10)
writer:
Bobby Caldwell (US singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) (track 2)
Alfons Kettner (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (track 10)
publisher:
cover recording of:
The Sweetest Pain (track 5)
is the basis for:
recording of:
Portuguese Love (track 1)
Valentine Love (track 11)
Sun Goddess (1974-08 – 1974-09) (track 10)

Release Group

part of: Smooth Grooves (Rhino)