Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Love's in Need of Love Today 4:34
2 Have a Talk With God 2:00
3 Village Ghetto Land 3:22
4 Contusion 4:12
5 Sir Duke 4:53
6 I Wish 3:52
7 Knocks Me Off My Feet 5:36
8 Pastime Paradise 2:33
9 Summer Soft 6:00
10 Ordinary Pain 3:47
11 Saturn / Ebony Eyes 2:46
12 Isn't She Lovely / Joy Inside My Tears 2:29
13 Black Man 5:02
14 Ngiculela – Es uno historia / I Am Singing 4:01
15 If It's Magic 1:50
16 As 4:30
17 Another Star 4:48
18 All Day Sucker / Easy Goin' Evening 5:00

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 17)
acoustic guitar and mandolin:
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 14)
trumpet:
Gary Grant (brass) (tracks 5–6, 8, 13)
Jerry Hey (tracks 5–6, 8, 13)
strings arranger:
George Del Barrio (track 1)
Clare Fischer (track 3)
Paul Riser (tracks 8, 10)
membranophone:
Leon Ndugu Chancler (tracks 4–5, 8, 10)
James Gadson (tracks 1–2, 11, 17–18)
Michael White (American jazz drummer) (tracks 6, 9, 13)
wind chime:
Sheila E. (track 12)
Minimoog and Rhodes piano:
Greg Phillinganes (track 7)
Minimoog, synthesizer and Wurlitzer electric piano:
George Duke (tracks 16, 18)
synthesizer:
George Duke (tracks 7, 14, 17)
synthesizer and Wurlitzer electric piano:
George Duke (track 2)
soprano saxophone:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (tracks 1–2, 11, 13)
flute:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (tracks 3, 5, 7–9, 16–17)
flute and soprano saxophone:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (track 18)
flute, soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (track 12)
organ and synthesizer:
George Duke (track 8)
Clavinet and Rhodes piano:
Ronnie Foster (track 1)
Clavinet, membranophone, synthesizer and Wurlitzer electric piano:
George Duke (track 13)
guitar:
Ray Fuller (tracks 1, 6, 9, 16)
James Gadson (track 12)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 13)
Ray Parker Jr. (tracks 8, 10)
Michael Sembello (tracks 4–5)
Phil Upchurch (tracks 2, 11)
David T. Walker (tracks 6–7, 9)
Melvin “Wah Wah” Watson (tracks 12, 18)
bass:
Byron Miller (bass guitarist) (track 6)
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (tracks 1–2, 6–12, 17–18)
Freddie Washington (US session bassist) (tracks 4–5, 9, 16)
electric piano:
Sylvester Rivers (track 8)
electric guitar:
Ray Fuller (track 17)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (tracks 7–8, 10–11, 14)
Sheila E. (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9, 16–17)
alto saxophone:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (tracks 6, 10)
alto saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Dan Higgins (saxophonist and woodwind recording artist) (track 6)
alto saxophone and Lyricon:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (track 4)
Rhodes piano:
Greg Phillinganes (track 6)
Sylvester Rivers (track 10)
Patrice Rushen (track 16)
Rhodes piano and synthesizer:
George Duke (tracks 4, 10)
piano:
George Duke (track 5)
Ronnie Foster (track 17)
Greg Phillinganes (track 9)
Patrice Rushen (track 17)
piano and synthesizer:
George Duke (tracks 12, 15)
piano, synthesizer and vocoder:
George Duke (track 11)
handclaps:
Rashid Duke (track 6)
handclaps and organ:
George Duke (track 6)
alto flute:
Najee (Jerome Najee Rasheed) (tracks 14–15)
horn arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks 5–6)
tenor saxophone:
Dan Higgins (saxophonist and woodwind recording artist) (tracks 5, 8, 13)
trombone:
Reggie Young (trombone player) (tracks 5, 8, 13)
arranger:
George Duke (tracks 5–6, 8–16, 18)
Ronnie Foster (tracks 1, 17)
Ray Parker Jr. (tracks 8, 10)
Greg Phillinganes (track 7)
Michael Sembello (track 4)
assistant producer:
Corine Duke (tracks 1–18)
composer:
Gary Byrd (track 13)
S. Byrd (track 3)
Calvin Hardaway (track 2)
Michael Sembello (track 11)
Stevie Wonder (tracks 1–4, 6–11, 11–12, 12–18, 18)
lyricist:
Stevie Wonder (tracks 1, 6–12, 12, 14–18)
Thoko Mdalose Hall (track 14)
Raymond Maldonado (track 14)
mixer:
Erik Zobler (tracks 1–18)
other vocals:
Jamal Rasheed (track 12)
producer:
George Duke (tracks 1–18)
recording engineer:
Rashid Duke (track 11)
Erik Zobler (tracks 1–18)
solo bass:
Stanley Clarke (track 13)
solo piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 9)
tenor vocals:
Dan Higgins (saxophonist and woodwind recording artist) (track 5)
publisher:
Black Bull Music (tracks 12, 16–17)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks 12, 16–17)
大洋音楽 (tracks 12, 16–17)
instrumental recording of:
Another Star (track 17)
As (track 16)
Black Man (track 13)
Contusion (track 4)
Ebony Eyes (track 11)
I Wish (track 6)
If It’s Magic (track 15)
Ordinary Pain (track 10)
Pastime Paradise (track 8)
Saturn (track 11)
Summer Soft (track 9)
is the basis for:
Wild Wild West (movie title theme) (track 6)
later translated versions:
Outro Lugar (track 17)
later versions:
Tänavamoosekandid (track 11)
medley including a instrumental recording of:
All Day Sucker (track 18)
Isn’t She Lovely (track 12)
Joy Inside My Tears (track 12)
referred to in medleys: