Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s ‘The Message’ is their debut studio album produced by Sylvia Robinson and released in October 1982 by Sugar Hill
Track Listing : 1.She’S Fresh (Milton Edwards, Bobbie Knight) – 04:57 . [Sampling : “It’S Just Begun” By The Jimmy Castor Bunch, “The Lovomaniacs” By Boobie Knight] . 2.It’S Nasty (Clifton Chase, Melvin Glover, Sylvia Robinson, Tom Tom Club) – 04:19 . [Sampling : “Genius Of Love” By Tom Tom Club] . 3.Scorpio (Melvin Glover, Nathaniel Glover Jr, Eddie Morris, Keith Wiggins, Guy Williams) – 04:55 . 4.It’S A Shame [Mt. Airy Groove] (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lee Garrett, Curtis Harmon, James Lloyd, Cedric Napoleon) – 04:57 . [Sampling : “Mt.Airy Groove” By Pieces Of A Dream] . 5.Dreamin’ (Melvin Glover, Nathaniel Glover Jr, Gary Henry, Eddie Morris, Keith Wiggins, Guy Williams) – 05:47 . 6.You Are (Gary Henry) – 04:51 . 7.The Message (Clifton Chase, Edward Fletcher, Melvin Glover, Sylvia Robinson) – 07:12
Musicians : Grandmaster Flash, Joseph Saddler – Turntables, Drum Programming, Flashformer Transform Dj Device, Background Vocals . Keef Cowboy, Keith Wiggins – Vocals . Grandmaster Melle Mel , Melvin Glover – Vocals . The Kidd Creole, Nathaniel Glover Jr. – Vocals . Scorpio, Eddie Morris – Vocals . Rahiem, Guy Todd Williams – Vocals . Doug Wimbish – Bass . Skip Mcdonald – Guitar . Reggie Griffin – Prophet Sequential . Jiggs – Prophet Sequential . Sylvia Robinson – Prophet Sequential . Gary Henry – Keyboards . Dwain Mitchell – Keyboards . Keith Leblanc – Drums . Ed Fletcher – Percussion . Chops Horn Section – Brass
Production : Produced By Sylvia Robinson .
Recorded 1982 At Sweet Mountain, Englewood, New Jersey
Released October 1982 By Sugar Hill
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