1979 Splendor – Splendor

Splendor is the only album released by the soul/funk band Splendor (Billy Nunn, Bobby Nunn, Richard Shaw and Sasha Meeks). It was released in 1979 on Columbia.


1  All Night Long (Bobby Nunn; Billy Nunn; Philip Bailey) 05:59
2  Special Lady (Bobby Nunn; Eric Salter; Richard Shaw) 04:41
3  Always On Your Side (Bobby Nunn) 04:35
4  Splendorland (Bobby Nunn) 05:11
5  Take Me To Your Disco (Richard Shaw) 05:55
6  Sunny Side Up (Bobby Nunn) 03:22
7  Follow Your Dream (Bobby Nunn) 04:02
8  A Brighter Day (Bobby Nunn) 03:58
9  Carnival (James Gadson; Marlo Henderson; Nathan Watts; Philip Bailey) 03:57


BassNathan Watts
BassRichard Shaw
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsLorenzo Shaw
DrumsMelvin Webb
GuitarEric Salter
GuitarJohnny Graham
GuitarMarlo Henderson
KeyboardsBobby Nunn
KeyboardsBilly Nunn
CongasPhilip Bailey
CongasPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionPhilip Bailey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsCarl Carwell
VocalsClydene Jackson
VocalsDianne Reeves
VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsSasha Meeks
VocalsBobby Nunn
VocalsPhilip Bailey
VocalsRichard Shaw

Other Musicians

4 Splendorland

FluteJerome Richardson
SaxDon Myrick

5 Take Me To Your Disco

SyndrumsPhilip Bailey
Mini MoogBobby Nunn

Liner Notes

Producer – Philip Bailey, Bobby Nunn
Producer (Executive) – Gerry Griffith
Arranged By (Horns, Strings) – Wade Marcus
Arranged By (Vocals, Tracks) – Philip Bailey, Bobby Nunn
Conductor – Wade Marcus
Coordinator – Julius West
Engineer – Tommy Vicari
Engineer (Second) – Bob Mockler, Errol Moultrie, Les Cooper, Stewart Whitmore
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Philip Bailey, Bobby Nunn, Tommy Vicari

Design – Nancy Donald
Illustration – Catherine Loeb
Photography – Bob Seidemann

Mastered At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mastered At A&M Studios
Recorded At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At Filmways/Heider Recording
Phonographic Copyright CBS Inc