Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Always There
4:54
2 Momma
4:24
3 Never Be the Same
4:25
4 Tell Me Something Good
4:52
5 Nothing to Lose
4:56
6 Tidal Wave
4:12
7 Why Do You Always Laugh at Me
4:00
8 Mis' Mary's Place
3:35

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
electric bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (1975-03 – 1975-04) (track 6)
Clint Mosley (bassist) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
drums (drum set):
Steve Gutierrez (soul/funk/jazz drummer) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
tambourine:
Joe Clayton (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
synthesizer:
Jerry Peters (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
soprano saxophone:
Ronnie Laws (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
flute:
Ronnie Laws (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
Clavinet:
Mike Cavanaugh (keyboard player/songwriter) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
Joe Sample (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
guitar:
Roland Bautista (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
John Rowin (jazz guitarist) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 2–3, 5–6)
electric piano:
Mike Cavanaugh (keyboard player/songwriter) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
Jerry Peters (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
Joe Sample (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
percussion [flexitone]:
Joe Clayton (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
tenor saxophone:
Ronnie Laws (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
congas:
Joe Clayton (1975-03 – 1975-04) (tracks 1–8)
background vocals:
Side Effect (a jazz/groove/funk-quartet from L.A., CA, USA) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (track 2)
composer:
William Jeffrey (track 1)
Ronnie Laws (track 1)
engineer:
F. Byron Clark (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Wayne Henderson (US soul jazz and hard bop trombonist and producer) (tracks 1–8)
remixer:
F. Byron Clark (tracks 1–8)
sampled by:
Think of You by Usher (track 6)
later versions:
Always There (with lyrics) (track 1)
recording of:
Always There (instrumental) (1975-03 – 1975-04) (track 1)