1982 Dazz Band – Keep It Live

Keep It Live is the third album by the Dazz Band, released in 1982 on Motown.

The Dazz Band is an American R&B, funk band most popular in the early 1980s. Emerging from Cleveland, Ohio, the group’s biggest hit songs include the Grammy Award-winning “Let It Whip” (1982), “Joystick” (1983), and “Let It All Blow” (1984). The name of the band is a portmanteau of the description “danceable jazz”.


Let It Whip (Leon Chancler; Reggie Andrews) 06:12
2  Gamble With My Love (Eric Fearman; Bobby Harris) 04:11
3  I’ll Keep On Lovin’ You (Claytoven Richardson; Larry Batiste) 03:36
4  Just Can’t Wait ‘Till The Night (Eric Fearman; Bobby Harris) 03:48
5  Shake What You Got (Eric Fearman; Bobby Harris) 03:37
6  Keep It Live (On The K.I.L.) (Kenny Pettus; Michael Wiley; Reggie Andrews; Bobby Harris) 03:56
7  Just Believe In Love (Olivia Bower; Reggie Andrews) 04:59
8  Can We Dance (Kenny Pettus; Michael Wiley; Bobby Harris) 04:43
9  Let Me Love You Until (Reggie Andrews) 04:03


BassMichael Wiley
DrumsIsaac Wiley Jr
GuitarEric Fearman
KeyboardsSteve Cox
ProgrammingSteve Cox
SaxBobby Harris
TrumpetPierre DeMudd
TrumpetSennie Martin
PercussionKenny Pettus
Background VocalsIsaac Wiley Jr
Background VocalsMichael Wiley
Background VocalsBobby Harris
VocalsPierre DeMudd
VocalsSennie Martin
VocalsKenny Pettus

Additional Musicians

KeyboardsReggie Andrews
VocoderReggie Andrews
ProgrammingMichael Boddicker
FlugelhornKenny Davis
TrumpetKenny Davis
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Other Musicians

1 Let It Whip

VocalsSennie Martin

2 Gamble With My Love

VocalsSennie Martin

3 I’ll Keep On Lovin’ You

VocalsSennie Martin

4 Just Can’t Wait ‘Till The Night

VocalsSennie Martin

5 Shake What You Got

VocalsSennie Martin

6 Keep It Live (On The K.I.L.)

SaxBobby Harris

7 Just Believe In Love

VocalsSennie Martin

8 Can We Dance

PercussionKenny Pettus

9 Let Me Love You Until

TrumpetPierre DeMudd

Liner Notes

Producer – Reggie Andrews
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Dazz Band, Reggie Andrews
Arranged By (Horns) – Bobby Harris, Reggie Andrews
Arranged By (Strings) – Reggie Andrews
Arranged By (Vocals) ) – Dazz Band
Engineer (Assistant) – Jim Carroccio, Michael Johnson
Mastered By – John Matousek
Mixed By – Bobby Brooks
Recorded By – Dale Peters

Art Direction – Johnny Lee
Design – Terry Taylor
Photography By – Ron Slenzak

Phonographic Copyright (p) Motown Record Corporation
Copyright (c) Motown Record Corporation
Recorded At The Recording Connection
Mixed At Motown Recording Studios
Mastered At Motown Recording Studios
Recorded at The Recording Connection, Beachwood, Ohio