1979 Bili Thedford – More Than Magic

More Than Magic is the second album by Bili Thedford, released in 1979.

Tracks

1  Miracles (Bili Thedford) 4:07
2  Crystal Gazers (Bili Thedford) 3:34
3  More Than Magic (Bili Thedford) 5:15
4  Without You In My Life (Bili Thedford) 2:30
5  Only You, Only Me (Bili Thedford) 3:45
6  The Love Of You (Bili Thedford) 4:47
7  Higher, Higher (Bili Thedford, Dona Thedford) 4:17
8  Never, Ever, Never (In Memory Of Frank Rosolino) (Bili Thedford) 5:28
9  Excitement (Bili Thedford, Everett Bryson) 3:10
10  More Than Magic (Reprise) (Bili Thedford) 1:08

Media

Musicians

1 Miracles

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJoe Correro
Acoustic GuitarJohn Pisano
KeyboardsJeremy Lubbock
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
KeyboardsTom Canning
HarpDorothy Ashby
Background VocalsDona Thedford
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
VocalsBili Thedford


2 Crystal Gazers

BassBili Thedford
DrumsPaul Humphrey
GuitarJames Harrah
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
HarpDorothy Ashby
Background VocalsDona Thedford
Background VocalsGerald Garrett
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
Background VocalsSharon Jack Lynn
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
VocalsBili Thedford


3 More Than Magic

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsPaul Humphrey
GuitarClay Drayton
GuitarJames Harrah
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
HarpDorothy Ashby
PercussionBili Thedford
PercussionEverett Bryson
Background VocalsGerald Garrett
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
VocalsBili Thedford


4 Without You In My Life

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsBili Thedford
DrumsJoe Correro
GuitarJames Harrah
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
PercussionBili Thedford
PercussionEverett Bryson
Background VocalsDona Thedford
VocalsBili Thedford


5 Only You, Only Me

BassBili Thedford
DrumsPaul Humphrey
GuitarJames Harrah
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
HarpDorothy Ashby
PercussionBili Thedford
PercussionEverett Bryson
Background VocalsDona Thedford
Background VocalsGerald Garrett
Background VocalsRoy Galloway
Background VocalsSharon Jack Lynn
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
VocalsBili Thedford


6 The Love Of You

DrumsPaul Humphrey
Guitar (solo)James Harrah
GuitarClay Drayton
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
HarpDorothy Ashby
HarmonicaMarcos Habif
PercussionBili Thedford
PercussionEverett Bryson
Background VocalsSharon Jack Lynn
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
VocalsBili Thedford


7 Higher, Higher

BassJohn Pierce
DrumsPaul Humphrey
KeyboardsTom Canning
Acoustic GuitarJames Harrah
PercussionBili Thedford
PercussionEverett Bryson
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
VocalsBili Thedford


8 Never, Ever, Never (In Memory Of Frank Rosolino)

BassTony Dumas
DrumsPaul Humphrey
Acoustic GuitarJames Harrah
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
KeyboardsTom Canning
HarpDorothy Ashby
TromboneFrank Rosolino
VocalsBili Thedford


9 Excitement

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJoe Correro
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
KeyboardsTom Canning
VocalsBili Thedford

Other Musicians

Cello – Edgar Lustgarten, Ray Kelley, Ray Kramer
French Horn – David Duke, Richard Perissi, Vincent Derosa
Viola – Allan Harshman, David Schwartz
Violin – Arnold Belnick, Assa Drori, David Frisina, Gerald Vinci, Gordon Marron, Marvin Limonick, Nathan Ross, Reginald Hill, Sheldon Sanov, Stanley Plummer

Liner Notes

Producer – Bili Thedford
Arranged By – Jeremy Lubbock (Tracks 1, 4, 9)
Arranged By – Bili Thedford, Jay Pruitt (Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10)
Arranged By (Vocals, Percussion) – Bili Thedford
Concertmaster – Gerald Vinci
Engineer (Assistant) – Mark Waldrep
Engineer (Recording) – Bill Taylor
Orchestrated By – Jeremy Lubbock (Tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10)

Art Direction – Bili Thedford
Cover (Cover Lettering) – Ann Lienart
Design – Dan Lienart
Photography By – Jeffrey Scales

Record Company – Word, Inc.
Distributed By – Myrrh Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Good News Records
Copyright (c) – Good News Records
Recorded At – Mama Jo’s
Mixed At – Mama Jo’s
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
Published By – Dunamis Music