1973 Hamilton Bohannon – Stop & Go

Stop & Go is the first studio album by American musician Hamilton Bohannon. It was recorded and released in 1973 by Dakar/Brunswick Records. The most famous song of the record is Save Their Souls. It was frequently sampled in hip hop songs (e.g. Cashmere Thoughts by Jay-Z) and it was also included in the soundtrack of the video game Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure.

Hamilton Frederick Bohannon (born March 7, 1942), often credited and known professionally simply as Bohannon, is an American percussionist, band leader, songwriter and record producer, who was one of the leading figures in 1970s disco music.


1  The Stop And Go (Leroy Emmanuel, Melvin Ragin) 3:34
2  Getting To The Other Side (Leroy Emmanuel, Melvin Ragin) 3:17
3  The Pimp Walk (Andrea Bohannon) 4:02
4  Run It On Down Mr. DJ (Ray Parker Jr) 6:43
5  Save Their Souls (Leroy Emmanuel, Melvin Ragin) 4:54
6  Singing A Song For My Mother (Andrea Bohannon) 6:27
7  It’s Time For Peace (Andrea Bohannon) 2:17
8  Happiness (Andrea Bohannon) 4:00



BassEddie Watkins Jr
DrumsHamilton Bohannon
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarLeroy Emmanuel
OrganMose Davis
PianoRod Lumpkin
FluteDanny Turner
SaxDanny Turner
ViolinTravis Biggs
PercussionLeroy Emmanuel
PercussionLeslie Bass
PercussionHamilton Bohannon
VocalsKitty Haywood Singers

Liner Notes

Producer – Hamilton Bohannon
Arranged By – Hamilton Bohannon
Conductor (Directed By) – Hamilton Bohannon
Engineer – Craig Barksdale

Manufactured By – Dakar Records, Inc.
Distributed By – Brunswick Record Corporation
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Brunswick Record Corporation
Copyright (c) – Brunswick
Published By – Hog Music, Inc.