1980 Leon Haywood – Naturally

Naturally is the tenth album by Leon Haywood, released in 1980 on 20th Century.

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”, which has been much sampled by Dr. Dre and others.



1  Don’t Push It Don’t Force It (Leon Haywood) 5:30
2  Daydream (Leon Haywood) 5:24
3  That’s What Time It Is (James Ingram) 4:04
4  Love Is What We Came Here For (Phil Hurtt; Bunny Sigler) 4:55
5  If You’re Lookin’ For A Night Of Fun (Look Past Me, I’m Not The One) (Leon Haywood) 5:29
6  Who You Been Giving It Up To? (Leon Haywood) 2:46
7  Lover’s Rap (Leon Haywood) 6:51



BassScott Edwards
BassRick Jones
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarTony Drake
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarMichael McGloiry
KeyboardsGail Deadrick
KeyboardsJames Ingram
KeyboardsLeon Haywood
KeyboardsTony Coleman
PercussionRock Deadrick
Background VocalsJames Ingram
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsLeon Haywood

Liner Notes

Producer – Leon Haywood
Arranged By (Horns, Rhythm)– Leon Haywood (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7)
Arranged By (Horns, Rhythm) – Tony Coleman (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 7)
Arranged By (Horns) – Tom Tom 84 (Track 5)
Arranged By (Horns) – James Mitchell (Track 6)
Arranged By (Strings) – Gene Page (Track 6)
Engineer – Reginald Dozier, Ron Capone

Art Direction, Design – Stan Martin
Photography By – Jim Britt

Sun Storm Recording Studios
Recorded at Quantum Recording Studios & Janna’s Room, Los Angeles
Distributed By – RCA Records
Manufactured By – RCA Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – 20th Century-Fox Record Corporation
Copyright (c) – 20th Century-Fox Record Corporation
Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis