1976 Tavares – Sky High

Sky High! is the fourth studio album by American soul/R&B group Tavares, released in 1976 on the Capitol label.

The album peaked at No. 20 on the R&B albums chart. It also reached No. 24 on the Billboard 200. The album features the singles “Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel”, which peaked at No. 3 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Don’t Take Away the Music”, which charted at No. 14 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 34 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both songs reach No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart

Tracks

1  The Mighty Power Of Love (Keni St Lewis; Freddie Perren) 4:02
2  Ridin’ High (Feliciano Tavares; Keni St Lewis) 4:08
3  To The Other Man (Luther Ingram; Randall Stewart; Johnny Northern; Johnny Baylor) 4:33
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Keni St Lewis; Freddie Perren) 6:35
5  Bein’ With You (Keni St Lewis; Freddie Perren) 3:50
6  Wonderful (Homer Banks; Carl Hampton) 4:01
7  Guiding Star (Keni St Lewis; Freddie Perren) 4:46
Don’t Take Away The Music (Keni St Lewis; Freddie Perren; Christine Yarian) 6:14

Musicians

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarBob Bowles
PianoJohn Barnes
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
SynthesizerBob Robitaille
PercussionRobert Zimmitti
PercussionFreddie Perren
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionPualinho Magalhaes

Liner Notes

Producer – Freddie Perren
Producer (Executive) – Larkin Arnold
Arranged By (Rhythm Arrangements) – Freddie Perren
Arranged By (String, Horn Arrangements) – Thomas Sellers (Tracks 1, 4, 5)
Arranged By (String, Horn Arrangements) – Freddie Perren (Tracks 2, 3)
Arranged By (String, Horn Arrangements) – Don Peake (Tracks 6, 7, 8)
Arranged By (Synthesizer Arrangement) – Electric Ivory Experience (Track 2)
Engineer (Apprentice To The) – Tyrone Williams
Engineer (Assistant) – Ron Alvarez
Engineer (Mastering) – Wally Traugott
Engineer (Recording, Remix) – Larry Miles

Art Direction – Roy Kohara
Illustration – Joe Garnett, Ron Kriss

Record Company – Toshiba EMI Ltd
Made By – Toshiba EMI Ltd
Produced For – Grand Slam Productions
Published By – Bull Pen Music, Inc.
Published By – Perren-Vibes Music Co.
Published By – Tava II Music Publishing Co.
Published By – Klondike Ent. Ltd.
Published By – Irving Music, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Total Experience Studios
Remixed At – Total Experience Studios