LUTHER:THIS CLOSE TO YOU 1977 Cotillion Records

6 Jul

LUTHER’s second album released March 23, 1977.  This and its predecessor are out-of-print and the masters are now owned by Vandross’ estate.

This photo is Luther singing with Ben E. King and Average White Band July 1977 at the Montreaux Jazz Festival.




July 9 1977

Total Timing
: 00:25:01

  • Luther Vandross (voc)
  • Diane Sumler (voc)
  • Alfa Anderson (voc)
  • Krystal Davis (voc)
  • Tom Coppola (kbds)
  • Jeff Berlin (b)
  • Jim Mullen (g)
  • Hamish Stuart (b)
  • Herbie Mann (fl)
  • Steve Ferrone (dr)
  • Sammy Figueiroa (congas)
  • Rafael Cruz (perc)
  • Jaroslav Jakubovic (s)

1. Funky Music
(Is A Part Of Me) (chte) (05:25)
2. This Is For Real / The 2nd Time Around
(chte) (09:38)
3. Everybody Rejoice (From The Wiz) (chte)


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