1979 Harvey Mason – Groovin’ You

Mason, Harvey 1979Groovin’ You is the fourth album by Harvey Mason Sr, released in 1979.

Tracks

1  I’d Still Be There (Harvey Mason Sr, Onaje) 3:41
2  Groovin’ You (Kenny Mason) 4:48
3  The Race (Harvey Mason Sr) 3:13
4  We Can (Bunny Hull, Charles Veal Jr) 5:03
5  Never Give You Up (Harvey Mason Sr, Kenny Mason) 3:50
6  Say It Again (David Foster, Harvey Mason Sr) 5:01
7  Here Today, Gone Tomorrow (Bill Meyers) 4:15
8  Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 6:16
9  Kauai (Harvey Mason Sr) 4:58

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Musicians

1 I’d Still Be There

Bass Mike Porcaro
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Jay Graydon
Guitar WahWah Watson
Piano David Foster
Percussion Harvey Mason
Percussion Sheila Escovedo
Vocals Kenny Mason
Vocals Harvey Mason


2 Groovin’ You

Bass David Shields
Drums Kenny Mason
Guitar Ray Parker Jr
Fender Rhodes Jerry Peters
Piano Richard Tee
Percussion Kenny Mason
Vocals Harvey Mason
Vocals Kenny Mason
Vocals Kennedy Paul Morris


3 The Race

Bass Mike Porcaro
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Jay Graydon
Guitar Ray Parker Jr
Piano David Foster
Percussion Sheila Escovedo
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals Roger Saint Kennerly
Background Vocals Stephanie Spruill
Background Vocals Bill Champlin
Vocals Harvey Mason
Vocals Kenny Mason


4 We Can

Bass Dennis Belfield
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Steve Lukather
Piano Jai Winding
Percussion Harvey Mason
Vocals Benny Hull
Vocals Charles Veal

 

5 Never Give You Up

Bass Verdine White
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Steve Lukather
Piano David Foster
Percussion Sheila Escovedo
Background Vocals Jim Gilstrap
Background Vocals Roger Saint Kennerly
Background Vocals Stephanie Spruill
Vocals Harvey Mason
Vocals Kenny Mason


6 Say It Again

Bass Verdine White
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Phil Upchurch
Guitar Steve Lukather
Background Vocals Peter Chaiken
Background Vocals Phil Moores
Background Vocals Jerry Whitman
Background Vocals Jim Haas
Background Vocals Ron Hicklin
Vocals Harvey Mason
Vocals Kenny Mason
Vocals Morris Paul Kennedy


7 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Bass Tony Dumas
Bass Stanley Clarke
Drums Harvey Mason
Guitar Bob Wirtz
Guitar David Williams
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Organ Bill Meyers
Background Vocals Jerry Whitman
Background Vocals Jim Haas
Background Vocals Ron Hicklin
Vocals Bill Champlin


8 Wave

Bass Mike Porcaro
Drums Harvey Mason
Piano Randy Waldman
Percussion Harvey Mason


9 Kauai

Bass Neil Jason
Guitar David Spinozza
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Horn Kenny Mason
Piano Bob James
Percussion Ralph MacDonald

Other Musicians

Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Chuck Findley, Jerry Hey, Kenny Mason, Steve Madaio
Horns – Art Maebe, Buddy Collette, Jerome Richardson, Richard Perissi, Vincent DeRosa
Mastered By – Jeff Sanders
Mellophone – Kenny Mason

Strings – Allan Harshman (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Arnold Belnick (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Assa Drori (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9), Bonnie Douglas (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Carol Shive (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Carole Mukogawa (Tracks 1, 4, 6), David Frisina (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Dennis Karmazyn (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Ed Lustgarten* (Tracks 3, 8, 9), John Wittenberg (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Karen Jones (2) (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Kenneth Yorke* (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Marie Fera (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Marvin Limonick (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Myer Bello (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Myra Kestenbaum (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Nathan Ross (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Nils Oliver (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Paul Shure (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Ray Kelly (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Robert Sushel (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Rollice Dale (Tracks 1, 4, 6), Ronald Folsom (Tracks 3, 8, 9), Sheldon Sanov (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9), Virginia Majewski (Tracks 1, 4, 6)

Liner Notes

Producer – Harvey Mason Sr
Producer (Associate) – Kenny Mason
Reissue Producer, Liner Notes – David Nathan

Art Direction – Donn Davenport
Engineer – Peter Chaikin
Engineer (Assistant) – Bob Rosa, Chris Gordon, Greg Orloff, Paul Arnoff, Phil Moores, Ray Willhard
Mastered By – Jeff Sanders
Remastered By – Alan Wilson
Typography – Hal Fiedler

Photography By – John Ford

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment
Copyright (c) – Soul Music.com Records
Licensed From – Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
Marketed By – Cherry Red Records Ltd.
Distributed By – Cherry Red Records Ltd.
Recorded At – Conway Studios
Recorded At – Power Station
Recorded At – Group IV Recording Studios
Mastered At – Crystal Sound
Remastered At – Western Star
Pressed By – Key Production