Quincy Jones’ ‘The Dude’

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Dude’ is a studio album featuring James Ingram’s debut and released in March 1981 by A&M.

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Track Listing : 1.Ai No Corrida (Chaz Jankel, Kenny Young) – 01:43 . 2.The Dude Rod (Temperton, Patti Austin) – 04:16 . 3.Just Once (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) – 03:28 . 4.Betcha Wouldn’T Hurt Me (Stevie Wonder, Stephanie Andrews) – 03:06 . 5.Somethin’ Special (Rod Temperton) – 06:06 . 6.Razzamatazz (Rod Temperton) – 03:48 . 7.One Hundred Ways (Kathy Wakefield, Ben Wright, Tony Coleman) – 04:45 . 8.Velas (Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins) – 04:36 . 9.Turn On The Action (Rod Temperton) – 04:27

Musicians : Dune – Guest On (1) . Charles May -Vocals On (1) . Patti Austin – Vocals On (1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 9) . James Ingram – Vocals On (2 – 3 – 7) . Michael Jackson – Vocals On (2) . Stevie Wonder – Synth Solos On (4) . Toots Thielemans – Harmonica On (8) . Tom Bahler – Trumpet, Vocals (Background) . Michael Boddicker – Synthesizer . Robbie Buchanan – Keyboards, Piano (Electric), Strings . Lenny Castro – Handclapping, Percussion . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Chuck Findley – Trumpet . David Foster – Piano, Piano (Electric) . Herbie Hancock – Piano, Piano (Electric) . Jerry Hey – Arranger, Horn, Trumpet . Kim Hutchcroft – Flute, Saxophone . Louis Johnson – Bass, Handclapping . Abraham Laboriel, Sr. – Bass . Steve Lukather – Guitar . Greg Phillinganes – Handclapping, Piano (Electric), Synthesizer . William Frank “Bill” Reichenbach Jr. – Trombone . John “J.R.” Robinson – Drums, Handclapping . Ian Underwood – Synthesizer . Ernie Watts – Flute, Saxophone . Cynthia Weil – Guest Artist . Larry Williams – Flute, Saxophone . David “Hawk” Wolinski – Clavinet, Keyboards . Syreeta Wright – Vocals (Background) . Yvonne Lewis -Vocals (Background) . Casey Cysik – Vocals (Background) . Jim Gilstrap – Vocals (Background) . Lalomie Washburn – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Quincy Jones . Quincy Jones

Recorded 1981 At Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California, .

Released In March 1981 By A&M.

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BBC
The Dude was the right album at the right time. Jones’ next production was the best selling album of all-time, Michael Jackson’s Thriller. It was as if the collaborative work on The Dude had sharpened even further his innate sense of commercialism. […]

Blogcritics
Audiophiles will find much to like about The Dude, which deserves a detailed listen for its deeply, intricately layered elements. Jones’s skillful work serves as a master class in what producing and arranging should be: clear, interesting, but never overwhelming for the listener. […]

boydblake @ RateYourMusic
Picture your uncle trying to seduce someone half his age. Picture your uncle playing The Dude to help him achieve his goal. […]

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