1977 The Memphis Horns – Get Up & Dance

Get Up & Dance is the fourth album by The Memphis Horns. It contains the singles “Get Up And Dance” and “What The Funk”, as well as the group’s biggest hit, the jazzy slow jam “Just For Your Love”, which reached #17 on the R&B Charts.


1  Get Up And Dance (Alan Abrahams; Clarence McDonald; Ted Wender; Henry Justin) 03:24
2  Just For Your Love (James Gadson; Clarence McDonald; Alan Abrahams) 04:39
3  Waitin’ For The Flood (Bobby Eaton; Patrick Moten) 04:19
4  Love Is Happiness (Lewis Collins Jr) 03:50
5  Memphis Nights (Jay Graydon) 03:55
6  What The Funk (Clarence McDonald; David Shields) 04:46
7  Country Soul (Clarence McDonald; David Shields; Alan Abrahams) 04:17
8  No Go Betweens (Marlo Henderson) 03:35
9  Don’t Abuse It (Clarence McDonald; Alan Abrahams) 03:38
10  Keep On Smilin’ (Lewis Collins Jr) 03:34


BassDavid Shields
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsClarence McDonald
MoogPatrick Moten
SaxJames Mitchell
SaxAndrew Love
SaxLewis Collins Jr
TromboneJack Hale
TrumpetWayne Jackson
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsDJ Rogers Jr
VocalsDeniece Williams
VocalsJim Gilstrap
VocalsJohn Valenti
VocalsLani Groves
VocalsThe Memphis Horns

Other Musicians

 3 Waitin’ For The Flood

BassBobby Eaton

Liner Notes

Producer – Alan Abrahams, Clarence McDonald
Producer (Assistant) – Paula Jeffries
Arranged By (Strings) – Clarence McDonald
Concertmaster – Charles Veal Jr
Coordinator – Marge Meoli
Engineer – Michael Leitz, Don Holden, William Brown
Engineer (Second) – Ralph Osborn

Art Direction – Acy Lehman
Design – Tim Bryant, Gribbitt
Illustration – Andy Zito
Photography – Ron Slenzak

Recorded At Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA
Recorded At RCA Studio C, Hollywood, CA
Recorded At Arendt Studios, Memphis, TN
Copyright RCA Records