1979 Narada Michael Walden – The Dance Of Life

The Dance Of Life is the second 1979 studio disc from R&B singer-songwriter/drummer/producer Narada Michael Walden. Unlike his last two releases, it featured several songs Walden co-wrote with other people (such as Allee Willis and guitarist Corrado “Pat” Rustici).


1  You’re Soo Good (Narada Michael Walden) 06:05
I Shoulda Loved Ya (Allee Willis; Narada Michael Walden; TM Stevens) 06:37
3  Lovin’ You Madly (Corrado Rustici; Narada Michael Walden) 05:17
4  Crazy For Ya (Allee Willis; Narada Michael Walden) 03:53
Tonight I’m Alright (Narada Michael Walden) 05:15
6  Why Did You Turn Me On (Allee Willis; Narada Michael Walden; Corrado Rustici) 04:43
7  Carry On (Frank Martin; Narada Michael Walden) 05:12
8  The Dance Of Life (Narada Michael Walden) 06:39


BassTM Stevens
DrumsNarada Michael Walden
GuitarCorrado Rustici
KeyboardsFrank Martin
PianoNarada Michael Walden
PianoFrank Martin
SynthesizerFrank Martin
SaxMarc Russo
TromboneDanny Noe
TrumpetDavid Grover
PercussionNarada Michael Walden
Background VocalsCarla Vaughn
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsNuhab Saba Martin
Background VocalsVicki Randle
VocalsNarada Michael Walden

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob Clearmountain, Narada Michael Walden
Arranged By (Horns, Rhythm) – Narada Michael Walden
Arranged By (Horns) – Danny Noe, David Grover, Marc Russo (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6)
Arranged By (Horns) – Frank Martin (Tracks 2, 6)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Corrado Rustici
Engineer – Bob Clearmountain
Mastered By – Dennis King

Design – Carin Goldberg
Photography – Norman Seeff

Mastered At Atlantic Studios
Mixed At Power Station
Recorded At Filmways/Heider Recording
Phonographic Copyright Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright Atlantic Recording Corporation