Labelle’s ‘Nightbirds’ is an album (featuring their biggest hit ‘Lady Marmalade’) released on September 13, 1974.
Track Listing : 1.Lady Marmalade (Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan) – 03:56 . 2.Somebody Somewhere (Nona Hendryx) – 03:25 . 3.Are You Lonely? (Nona Hendryx) – 03:12 . 4.It Took A Long Time (Raymond Bloodworth, L. Russell Brown, Bob Crewe) – 04:03 . 5.Don’T Bring Me Down (Allen Toussaint) – 02:48 . 6.What Can I Do For You? (Edward Batts, James Budd Ellison) – 04:02 . 7.Nightbird (Nona Hendryx) – 03:09 . 8.Space Children (Nona Hendryx) – 03:02 . 9.All Girl Band (Allen Toussaint) – 03:50 . 10.You Turn Me On (Nona Hendryx) – 04:37
Musicians : Labelle – Group . Patti Labelle – Lead And Backing Vocals . Nona Hendryx – Lead And Backing Vocals . Sarah Dash – Lead And Backing Vocals . Allen Toussaint – Keyboards, Percussion, Guitar . Art Neville – Organ . George Porter, Jr. – Bass . Walter Payton – Bass . Leo Nocentelli – Guitar . Rev Batts – Guitar . Smokey Johnson – Drums . Herman Ernest Iii – Drums . Bud Ellison – Piano . Earl Turbinton – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet . Alvin Thomas – Tenor Saxophone, Flute . Lon Price – Tenor Saxophone, Flute . Clyde Kerr Jr., Steve Howard – Trumpet . Lester Caliste – Trombone . Carl Blonin – Baritone Saxophone . Clarence Ford – Alto Saxophone
Production : Produced By Allen Toussaint
Recorded In 1974 At Sea-Saint Studios, New Orleans, Loui.
Released On September 13, 1974 By Epic Records.
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