1981 The Crusaders – Live In Japan

Live In Japan is the second live album by The Crusaders. It was recorded live at NHK Hall in Tokyo on January 18, 1981.


1  Introduction 2:02
2  Rainbow Seeker (Joe Sample) 8:12
3  The Hustler (Stix Hooper) 9:04
4  Sweet Gentle Love (Stix Hooper) 5:43
5  Drum Introduction 2:28
6  Spiral (Joe Sample) 6:15
7  Melodies Of Love (Joe Sample) 12:29
8  Carmel (Joe Sample) 6:14
9  So Far Away (Carole King) 8:20
10  Brazos River Breakdown (Stix Hooper) 6:00
11  In All My Wildest Dreams (Joe Sample) 7:02
12  Put It Where You Want It (Joe Sample) 4:12



BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBarry Finnerty
Acoustic GuitarRoland Bautista
KeyboardsJoe Sample
SaxWilton Felder
PercussionRafael Cruz

Liner Notes

Producer – Wilton Felder, Stix Hooper, Joe Sample
Producer (Executive) – Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen
Production Manager (Post-production) – Joseph Doughney, Michael Landy
Production Manager (Production Director Assistant) – Sharon Franklin
Production Manager (Production Director) – Sonny Mediana
Coordinator (Production) – Michael Pollard
Creative Director (GRP) – Andy Baltimore
Engineer, Mixed By – Galen Senogles
Remastered By – Hiroshi Kawasaki
Tape Op – Hideo Takada, Michimasa Sekiguchi

Art Direction – George Osaki
Design – Michael Kevin Lee
Graphics (Design) – Alba Acevedo, Jackie Salway

Phonographic Copyright (p) – GRP Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – GRP Records, Inc.
Distributed By – BMG
Produced For – Crusaders Productions, Inc.
Manufactured By – MPO
Recorded At – NHK Hall
Remastered At – Victor Aoyama Studio