1977 The Emotions – Rejoice

Rejoice is an album by American vocal group The Emotions issued in June 1977 by Columbia Records. The album reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart and No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart. Rejoice has also been certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA.

Tracks

Best Of My Love (Maurice White; Al McKay) 03:41
2  A Feeling Is (Sheila Hutchinson Whitt) 03:35
3  A Long Way To Go (Barry Mann; Cynthia Weill) 03:48
4  Key To My Heart (Robert Wright; Verdine White) 05:21
5  Love’s What’s Happenin’ (Sheila Hutchinson Whitt) 03:18
6  How’d I Know That Love Would Slip Away (Clarence McDonald; Deniece Williams; Lani Groves) 04:41
Don’t Ask My Neighbors (Skip Scarborough) 04:27
8  Blessed (Maurice White; Jerry Peters) 04:37
9  Rejoice (Keith Henderson; LaFayette Evans; Wanda Hutchinson) 05:23

Musicians

1 Best Of My Love

BassVerdine White
DrumsFred White
GuitarAl McKay
SynthesizerLarry Dunn


2 A Feeling Is

BassDavid Shields
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarMarlo Henderson


3 A Long Way To Go

BassDavid Shields
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarMarlo Henderson


4 Key To My Heart

BassVerdine White
DrumsFred White
GuitarAl McKay
SynthesizerLarry Dunn


5 Love’s What’s Happenin’

BassVerdine White
DrumsFred White
GuitarAl McKay
SynthesizerLarry Dunn


6 How’d I Know That Love Would Slip Away

BassDavid Shields
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarMarlo Henderson


7 Don’t Ask My Neighbors

BassVerdine White
DrumsFred White
DrumsMaurice White
GuitarAl McKay
Electric PianoSkip Scarborough


8 Blessed

BassVerdine White
DrumsFred White
DrumsMaurice White
GuitarAl McKay
Electric PianoJerry Peters


9 Rejoice

BassDavid Shields
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarMarlo Henderson

Other Musicians

FluteDon Myrick
French HornAlan Robinson
French HornMarilyn Robinson
French HornRichard Perissi
French HornSidney Muldrow
French HornVince DeRosa
SaxDon Myrick
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneGeorge Thatcher
TromboneLew McCreary
TromboneLouis Satterfield
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetOscar Brashear
TrumpetSteve Madaio
HarpDorothy Ashby
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Strings

Cello – Dennis Karmazyn, Ray Kelley, Selene Hurford
Viola – Denyse Buffum, Paul Polivnick, Rollice Dale
Violin – Arnold Belnick, Betty LaMagna, Dorothy Wade, Israel Baker, Janice Gower, Robert Sushel

 

Liner Notes

Producer – Maurice White
Co-producer – Clarence McDonald
Arranged By – Tom Tom 84
Concertmaster – Charles Veal
Engineer – George Massenburg
Engineer (Assistant) – Fran Tate, Jack Rouben, Mark Linett
Remix – George Massenburg

Recorded At Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
Recorded At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At Sunset Sound
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