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1988 on Stone # STN-1906-1 (LP)

1988 on Stone # STN-1906-2 (CD): Butterfly

This album is Les McCann's last original U.S. LP issue. (The companion CD, with two extra tracks, is believed to be his first compact disc.)

Track List:
Side 1 - 18:30
  1. A Thousand Days (Nathan East/Ralph Johnson) - 4:22
  2. Everytime I See A Butterfly (Tiny Barge) - 3:20
  3. You Had To Know (Donny Hathaway/Leroy Hutson) - 5:55
  4. My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart) - 4:53
Side 2 - 17:40
  1. Sail (On My Dreams) (Eugene McDaniels/Ted Brancato) - 4:52
  2. Once In A While (Les McCann/Jon Hendricks) - 4:05
  3. Weave That Magic Spell (Les McCann/Eugene McDaniels) - 4:07
  4. Prince Of Peace (Les McCann/Jon Hendricks) - 4:36
Total - 36:10

at Record One, Sherman Oaks, CA
at Sound Chamber, Pasadena, CA
at Group IV, Hollywood, CA

Les McCann (vocals, acoustic piano, Rhodes electric piano)
Neil Stubenhaus (bass)
Vinnie Colaiuta (drums)
Mike Landau (guitar: Tracks 1-1, 1-3 & 2-1)
Nathan East (bass, rhythm arrangement: Track 1-1)
Richard Egizi (horn arrangement: Track 1-1)
Allan Pasqua (guest pianist: Track 1-2)
Sol Gubin (drums: Track 1-4)
Dean Parks (guitar: Track 1-4)
Dick "Slyde" Hyde (trombone: Track 1-4)
Alfred T. Egizi (arranger & conductor: Track 1-4)
Tom Scott (arranger, conductor of strings, horns: Tracks 1-2, 1-3 & 2-4)
Tom Scott (alto sax: Tracks 1-4 & 2-4), (saxophones: Tracks 2-1 & 2-3), (lyricon: Track 2-2)

Les McCann (acoustic piano)
Israel Baker, Don Palmer, Pavel Farkas, Joseph Goodman, Mari Botnick, Stanley Plummer, Charles Everett, Arnold Belnick, Assa Druri, Gail Cruz, Norman Hughes, Vladimir Polimatidi, Ezra Kliger (violin)
David Schwartz, Pamela Goldsmith, Virginia Majewski, Milton Thomas, Ray Tischer, David Campbell (viola)
Ray Kelley, Anne Karam, John Acosta (cello)
Buell Neidlinger (bass)
Larry Hall, Malcolm McNab (trumpet)
Dick "Slyde" Hyde, Bill Reichenbach (trombone)
Vince De Rosa, Richard Parissi (French horn)
Tom Scott (flute, alto sax)
Gary Herbig (flute, oboe, tenor sax)
Ron Jannelli (flute, bassoon, tenor sax)

Richard Egizi for Blues Classics, Inc. (producer)
Tony Sepe (orchestra contractor)
Hank Cicalo, Randy Farrar, Allen Sides (recording engineers)
Don Sullivan, Arturo Garcia (assistant engineers)
Rik Pekkonen at Oceanway Recording (mixdown engineer)
Steve Holroyd (assistant mixdown engineer)
Bernie Grundman (mastering)
Thomas Warkentin (album design, art direction)
Ted Cavagnaro (photography)

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