This Is Your Life is an album by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania jazz drummer Norman Connors and the Starship Orchestra featuring Eleanor Mills. The album charted at number fifteen on the jazz albums chart.
Norman Connors (born March 1, 1947) is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He also achieved several big R&B hits of the day, especially with love ballads. He is possibly best known for the 1976 hit, “You Are My Starship” on which lead vocals were sung by Michael Henderson.
1 Stella (Paul Smith) 3:17
2 This Is Your Life (Jimmy Webb) 4:12
3 Wouldn’t You Like To See (Ben Adkins; Joe Scott) 3:42
4 Listen (Paul Smith) 3:52
5 Say You Love Me (Hakeam Wahoad) 4:34
6 Captain Connors (Norman Connors) 3:17
7 You Make Me Feel Brand New (Thom Bell; Linda Creed) 5:46
8 Butterfly (Herbie Hancock) 4:59
9 The Creator (Eleanore Mills; Pharoah Sanders) 7:58
|Guitar||David T Walker|
|Guitar||Wah Wah Watson|
|Trumpet||Raymond Lee Brown|
|Woodwinds||David Majal Li|
|Background Vocals||Jean Carn|
|Guitar (solo)||Lee Ritenour|
2 This Is Your Life
3 Wouldn’t You Like To See
5 Say You Love Me
6 Captain Connors
9 The Creator
Producer – Norman Connors
Arranged By – McKinley Jackson
Arranged By, Conductor – Dwight Brewster, Wah Wah Watson, Norman Connors (Track 6)
Arranged By, Conductor – Jacques Burvick (Track 8)
Arranged By, Conductor – Norman Connors (Track 9)
Concertmaster (Strings) – Harry Bluestone
Directed By – Norman Connors
Conductor – McKinley Jackson
Engineer (Assistant) – Bob Bullock, Bob Moore, Jackson Schwartz, Jim Sintetos, Stillman Kelly
Engineer (Recording And Mixing) – Rick Heenan
Mastered By – John Golden
Orchestrated By – McKinley Jackson
Art Direction – Donn Davenport
Design (Additional Design) – Davis & Canzani
Photography By – Ron Harris
Photography By (Inside Sleeve) – Mel Dixon
Phonographic Copyright (p) – R.A. Inbows Ltd.
Copyright (c) – R.A. Inbows Ltd.
Marketed By – Arista Records, Inc.
Distributed By – Arista Records, Inc.
Produced For – Norman Connors Productions Inc.
Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders