Bobby Womack’s, ‘Communication’ is an album (including the hit ‘That’s The Way I Feel About Cha’) released on September 15, 1971 by United Artists Records.
Track Listing : 1.Communication (Bobby Womack) – 04:30 . 2.Come L’Amore (Bob Hilliard, Leon Ware) – 03:00 . 3.Fire And Rain (James Taylor) – 04:30 . 4.(If You Don’T Want My Love) – 0Give It Back (Bobby Womack) – 02:50 . 5.Medley: Monologue/(They Long To Be) Close To You (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 09:30 . 6.Everything Is Beautiful (Ray Stevens) – 02:55 . 7.That’S The Way I Feel About Cha (Jimmy Grisby, Joe Hicks, Bobby Womack) – 05:03 . 8.Yield Not To Temptation (Traditional) – 03:02
Musicians : Bobby Womack – Vocals, Guitar, Organ . Barry Beckett – Piano, Clavichord, Harpsichord, Keyboards, Electric Piano, Moog Synthesizer . Jimmy Johnson – Guitar . Tippy Armstrong – Guitar . Roger Hawkins – Percussion, Drums . David Hood – Bass . Truman Thomas – Keyboards . Clayton Ivey – Keyboards . Harrison Calloway – Trumpet, Horn . Dale Quillen – Trombone . Ronnie Eades – Baritone Saxophone . Harvey Thompson – Tenor Saxophone . Friendly Womack, Jr. – Backing Vocals . Curtis Womack – Backing Vocals . Harry Womack – Backing Vocals . Cecil Womack – Backing Vocals . Patrice Holloway – Backing Vocals . Pam Grier – Backing Vocals . Janice Singleton – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Bobby Womack . Phill Brown – Mastering
Package : Norman Seeff – Art Direction, Photography . John Van Hamersveld – Art Direction, Illustrations
Recorded In 1971.
Released On September 15, 1971 By United Artists Records.
” Released intact with the original eight tracks; fine, for 1971, they did it like that then, but skimpy for the ’90s where 14 tracks and more CDs became commonplace. […]
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Womack’s guitar is all over that discand his raspy vocals are plainly evident on “Just Like a Baby”. But despite being recorded in the same paranoid atmos, ‘Communication‘ is far less darker than its Family Stone counterpart. […]
His most fruitful period came in the early 70s, during which he explored an intoxicating funk sound that peaked on his 1971 career best, Communication. […]