1976 Leon Haywood – Intimate

Intimate is the seventh solo album by Leon Haywood, released in 1976 through Columbia Records.

Otha Leon Haywood (February 11, 1942 – April 5, 2016) was an American funk and soul singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his 1975 hit single “I Want’a Do Something Freaky to You”.


1  Let Me Make It Good To You (Rich Carson) 3:11
2  Dream Dream (Van McCoy) 4:13
3  Strokin’ (Leon Haywood) 6:03
4  Let’s Get It On (Ed Townsend) 4:45
5  The Streets Will Love You To Death (Bill Williams Jr; Jessie Roberts; Leon Haywood; Marshal McQueen Jr) 6:45
6  I’m Your Knight In Shining Armor (Van McCoy) 3:38
7  They Don’t Make ‘Em No More Like You (Bill Williams Jr; Marshal McQueen Jr) 6:03
8  It’s Got To Be Mellow (Leon Haywood) 2:45



BassLouis Johnson
BassScott Edwards
BassWilton Felder
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
PianoHense Powell
PianoJohn Barnes
PianoLarry Nash
SaxErnie Watts
PercussionEddie Brown
PercussionJoe Clayton
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsJohn Lehman
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsLani Groves
Background VocalsSharon Routt
Background VocalsBrenda Jones
Background VocalsShirley Jones
Background VocalsValorie Jones
VocalsLeon Haywood

Liner Notes

Producer – Leon Haywood
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Leon Haywood
Effects (Sound Effects) –The Memphis Horns, Willie Greer
Engineer (Assistant) – Vincent Leslie Jones
Engineer (Recording) – Barney Perkins, Frank Clark, Monty Stark, Reginald Dozier
Horns, Strings – Gene Page

Recorded At – ABC Recording Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.