1975 Norman Connors – Slew Foot

Slew Foot is the fourth album by Norman Connors, released in 1975 on Buddah.

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  Mother Of The Future (Carlos Garnett) 06:49
2  Back On The Street (Richard Clay) 04:03
3  Welcome (John Coltrane) 07:14
4  Slew Foot (Anthony Jackson; Reggie Lucas) 03:17
5  Dreams (Eddie Henderson) 06:14
6  Chuka (Elmer Gibson) 03:28
7  Jump Street (Norman Connors) 02:39



DrumsNorman Connors
GuitarReggie Lucas
Electric PianoElmer Gibson
FlugelhornEddie Henderson
FluteHubert Laws
ClavinetHubert Eaves
SaxGary Bartz
SaxCarlos Garnett
TrumpetEddie Henderson
PercussionLawrence Killian
PercussionDom Um Romao
PercussionSkip Drinkwater
VocalsJean Carn

Other Musicians

1 Mother Of The Future

Bass Ron Carter

2 Back On The Street

Bass Anthony Jackson

3 Welcome

Bass Ron Carter
Piano Lonnie Smith

4 Slew Foot

Bass Anthony Jackson

5 Dreams

Bass Ron Carter

6 Chuka

Bass Anthony Jackson
Clavinet Elmer Gibson
Clavinet Hubert Eaves

7 Jump Street

Bass Anthony Jackson

Liner Notes

Producer – Skip Drinkwater
Production Assistant – Ralph Moss
Arranged By – Carlos Garnett (Tracks 1, 3)
Arranged By – Richard Clay (Track 2)
Arranged By – Norman Connors (Track 3)
Arranged By – Reggie Lucas (Track 4)
Arranged By – Elmer Gibson (Track 6)
Engineer (Assistant) – Doug Rider, Phil Prevete, Randy Mason
Engineer (Mixing) – Ralph Moss
Engineer (Recording) – Ralph Moss
Mastered By – Ralph Moss

Design (Creative), Packaging – Milton Sincoff
Photography By – Joel Brodsky

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Buddah Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – Buddah Records, Inc.
Distributed By – Buddah Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Bell Sound Studios
Mixed At – Bell Sound Studios
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Pressed By – Sonic Recording Products, Inc.