1974 Gene Redding – Blood Brother

Blood Brother is an album by Gene Redding, released in 1974.

Gene Redding (born 1945, Anderson, Indiana) was an American singer, who was discovered by Etta James at a USO Club in Anchorage, Alaska.

He released one album on Capitol Records in 1974, entitled Blood Brother. The album hit #45 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart on the strength of the singles “Blood Brothers” (U.S. R&B Singles #80) and “This Heart” (U.S. R&B Singles #31, U.S. Pop Singles #24).[2] “This Heart” was also a hit in Canada, reaching #28


1  Blood Brothers (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 4:05
2  Once A Fool (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 3:20
3  I Can See The Lovelight (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 3:25
4  (We’ve Got) More That It Takes (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 3:20
This Heart (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 3:20
6  I Can’t Get Arrested (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 4:48
7  Gotta Find A Way (To Keep You Lovin’ Me) (Earl Boyd; Gene Redding) 3:50
8  What Good Is A Love Song (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 4:04
9  Easy For You To Say (Brian Potter; Dennis Lambert) 2:51
10  Confounded (Steve Cole; Dave Hiltebrand) 8:49


BassRon Brown
BassWilton Felder
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarBen Benay
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsLarry Muhoberac
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
SaxJackie Kelso
SaxJim Horn
TromboneLew McCreary
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetPaul Hubinon
PercussionGary Coleman
VocalsGene Redding

Liner Notes

Producer – Brian Potter, Dennis Lambert
Arranged By, Conductor – Michael Omartian
Engineer (Recording) – Joe Sidore
Strings – Sidney Sharp, The Boogie Symphony

Art Direction (Art Director) – Roy Kohara
Photography By – David Alexander

Record Company – EMI
Record Company – Capitol Industries, Inc.
Record Company – Haven Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
Distributed By – Capitol Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville