1978 Free Life – Free Life

Free Life released only this self titled album in 1978. It was produced by Eart Wind & Fire member Philip Bailey.


1  Smile (David Straughter; Ernest Straughter; Louis Russell; Philip Bailey; Robert Russell; Spencer Bean; Wayne Stalling) 03:20
2  Stomp & Shout (Carl Carwell; David Straughter; Ernest Straughter; Louis Russell; Philip Bailey; Robert Russell) 03:55
3  It’s Lovely Just To Know You (Philip Bailey) 04:00
4  Wish You Were Here (Ernest Straughter; Julius Carey; Louis Russell; Pat Walker; Philip Bailey) 04:10
5  Spirit Of Love (Ernest Straughter; Robert Russell) 03:11
6  Say You Do (Ernest Straughter; Pat Walker; Philip Bailey) 03:15
7  I’ll Keep My Light In My Window (Leonard Caston; Terri McFaddin) 03:41
8  Cornerstone (Philip Bailey; Robert Russell) 03:23
9  I Confess (Ernest Straughter; Kenneth Ford) 03:34
10  Second Coming (Carl Carwell; Spencer Bean; Wayne Stalling) 04:10



BassRobert Russell
DrumsDavid Straughter
GuitarLouis Russell
GuitarSpencer Bean
Fender RhodesErnest Straughter
PianoErnest Straughter
PianoWayne Stalling
SynthesizerWayne Stalling
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
SynthesizerPatrice Rushen
ProgrammingLarry Dunn
PercussionJulius Carey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionPhilip Bailey
PercussionPatrice Rushen
VocalsJulius Carey
VocalsWinston Ford

Other Musicians

1 Smile

GuitarLee Ritenour
OrganJerry Peters

2 Stomp & Shout

MoogLarry Dunn

3 It’s Lovely Just To Know You

MoogLarry Dunn

Liner Notes

Producer – Philip Bailey, Tommy Vicari
Co-producer – Ernest Straughter
Arranged By – Free Life, Philip Bailey
Arranged By (Vocals) – Philip Bailey
Coordinator – Julius West
Engineer – Bob Mockler, Tommy Vicari
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Bob Mockler, Tommy Vicari

Illustration – David McMacken

Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Produced For – Holy Sound Productions
Recorded At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mastered At – A&M Mastering Studios
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
Manufactured By – Epic Records
Record Company – CBS Inc.