1976 Randy Crawford – Everything Must Change

Everything Must Change is the debut studio album by singer Randy Crawford released in 1976 on the Warner Bros. label.

It was recorded and mixed at Hollywood Sound Recorders except “I’m Easy” and “I’ve Never Been To Me”, which, along with all horns and strings, were recorded at The Hit Factory, New York City, and engineered by Kevin Herron with assistant engineer Ted Spencer. In addition “Everything Must Change” and “Gonna Give Lovin’ A Try” were recorded live at the World Jazz Association’s first recorded concert at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in November 1975.

 

Tracks

1  Everything Must Change (Bernard Ighner) 04:52
2  I Let You Walk Away (Neil Sedaka; Phil Cody) 03:25
3  I’m Easy (Keith Carradine) 03:42
4  I Had To See You On More Time (Norma Helms; Ken Hirsch) 03:38
5  I’ve Never Been To Me (Ron Miller; Ken Hirsch) 03:34
6  Don’t Let Me Down (John Lennon; Paul McCartney) 03:58
7  Something So Right (Paul Simon) 04:12
8  Soon As I Touched Him (Norma Helms; Ken Hirsch) 03:09
9  Only Your Love Song Lasts (Art Munson; Stephen Kalinich) 04:06
10  Gonna Give Lovin’ A Try (Diane Lambert; Peter Farrow; Nathan Adderley; Julian Adderley) 03:23

Media

Musicians

1 Everything Must Change

BassJohn B Williams
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarMundell Lowe
PianoDave Grusin
ClarinetBill Hood
FlugelhornBill Berry
FlugelhornBobby Bryant
FlugelhornBuddy Childers
FlugelhornEugene Young
FluteBill Hood
FluteLew Tabackin
FluteRay Pizzi
SaxDick Spencer
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxLew Tabackin
SaxRay Pizzi
TromboneMaurice Spears
TromboneBritt Woodman
TromboneDick Nash
TromboneGarnett Brown
TromboneJack Raines
TrumpetBill Berry
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetEugene Young
VocalsRandy Crawford


2 I Let You Walk Away

BassBob Popwell
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarJay Graydon
Acoustic GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsJoe Sample
VocalsRandy Crawford


3 I’m Easy

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarHugh McCracken
HarmonicaHugh McCracken
KeyboardsPat Rebillot
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsRandy Crawford


4 I Had To See You On More Time

BassBob Popwell
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsJoe Sample
SaxHarold Vick
VocalsRandy Crawford


5 I’ve Never Been To Me

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarHugh McCracken
KeyboardsPat Rebillot
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsRandy Crawford


6 Don’t Let Me Down

BassBob Popwell
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsJoe Sample
VocalsRandy Crawford


7 Something So Right

BassBob Popwell
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarJay Graydon
KeyboardsJoe Sample
VocalsRandy Crawford


8 Soon As I Touched Him

BassBob Popwell
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsJoe Sample
VocalsRandy Crawford


9 Only Your Love Song Lasts

BassBob Popwell
DrumsJames Gadson
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
Acoustic GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsJoe Sample
FlugelhornHugh Masekela
VocalsRandy Crawford


10 Gonna Give Lovin’ A Try

BassJohn B Williams
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarMundell Lowe
PianoDave Grusin
ClarinetBill Hood
FlugelhornBill Berry
FlugelhornBobby Bryant
FlugelhornBuddy Childers
FlugelhornEugene Young
FluteBill Hood
FluteLew Tabackin
FluteRay Pizzi
SaxDick Spencer
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxLew Tabackin
SaxRay Pizzi
TromboneMaurice Spears
TromboneBritt Woodman
TromboneDick Nash
TromboneGarnett Brown
TromboneJack Raines
TrumpetBill Berry
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetEugene Young
VocalsRandy Crawford

Liner Notes

Producer – Stewart Levine
Arranged By – William Eaton (Tracks 3, 5)
Arranged By – Larry Carlton (Track 6)
Arranged By – Jimmy Jones (Tracks 9, 10)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Larry Carlton (Tracks 2, 4, 7, 8, 9)
Arranged By (Strings & Horns) – William Eaton (Tracks 2, 4, 7, 8)

Phonographic Copyright (p) Warner Bros. Records