1976 Alphonso Johnson – Yesterday’s Dreams

Yesterday’s Dream is the second album by Alphonso Johnson, released in 1976.

Alphonso Johnson (born February 2, 1951) is an American jazz bassist active since the early 1970s. Johnson was a member of the influential jazz fusion group Weather Report from 1973 to 1975, and has performed and recorded with numerous high-profile rock and jazz acts including Santana, Phil Collins, Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, and Chet Baker.

Tracks

1  Love’s The Way I Feel ‘Bout Cha (Pat Walker; Philip Bailey) 4:45
2  As Little As You (Alphonso Johnson) 3:24
3  Scapegoat (Alphonso Johnson) 5:12
4  Show Us The Way (Alphonso Johnson) 5:17
5  Balls To The Wall (Alphonso Johnson) 5:01
6  Tales Of Barcelona (Alphonso Johnson) 2:16
7  Flight To Hampstead Heath (Alphonso Johnson) 5:57
8  One To One (Chester Thompson; McKinley Jackson; Patrice Rushen; Ray Gomez; Sheila Escovedo) 4:00

Media

Musicians

1 Love’s The Way I Feel ‘Bout Cha

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsMike Clark
GuitarLee Ritenour
OrganDavid Foster
SynthesizerIan Underwood
SaxGrover Washington Jr
PercussionSheila Escovedo
VocalsDiana Reeves
VocalsPhilip Bailey
VocalsAlphonso Johnson


2 As Little As You

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsMike Clark
GuitarLee Ritenour
ClavinetPatrice Rushen
PianoPatrice Rushen
SynthesizerIan Underwood
PercussionSheila Escovedo
VocalsAlphonso Johnson


3 Scapegoat

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsMike Clark
GuitarLee Ritenour
SynthesizerIan Underwood
FlugelhornGary Grant
FluteErnie Fields Jr
SaxErnie Watts
SaxGrover Washington Jr
SaxErnie Fields Jr
TrumpetGary Grant
TromboneGarnett Brown
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
PercussionSheila Escovedo


4 Show Us The Way

GuitarAlphonso Johnson
GuitarLee Ritenour
SynthesizerIan Underwood
VocalsJon Lucien


5 Balls To The Wall

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsChester Thompson
GuitarRay Gomez
ClavinetPatrice Rushen
PianoPatrice Rushen
SynthesizerIan Underwood
PercussionSheila Escovedo


6 Tales Of Barcelona

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsChester Thompson
GuitarRay Gomez
OrganMark Jordan
SynthesizerIan Underwood
PercussionSheila Escovedo


7 Flight To Hampstead Heath

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsChester Thompson
GuitarRay Gomez
Acoustic GuitarLee Ritenour
HarpsichordPatrice Rushen
PianoPatrice Rushen
SynthesizerIan Underwood
PercussionSheila Escovedo
PercussionRuth Underwood


8 One To One

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsChester Thompson
GuitarRay Gomez
ClavinetPatrice Rushen
PianoPatrice Rushen
SaxErnie Watts
TromboneGarnett Brown
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionSheila Escovedo

Liner Notes

Producer – Skip Drinkwater
Producer (Assistant) – Bruce Heigh
Producer (Executive) – Jerry Schoenbaum
Arranged By – McKinley Jackson (Tracks 3, 8)
Arranged By – Ian Underwood (Track 4)
Conductor – McKinley Jackson (Tracks 3, 8)
Engineer – Don Murray
Engineer (Assistant) – Danny Vicari, John Bruno, Linda Tyler
Engineer, Remix – Tommy Vicari
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Design – Ken Anderson, Ron Coro
Illustration – Bill Imhoff

Produced For – Zembu Productions, Inc.
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Remixed At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mastered At – A&M Studios