Secret Combination/Windsong

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Randy Crawford's fifth and sixth albums -- Secret Combination (1981) and Windsong (1982) -- are combined on this 2013 release from Edsel. This is one of five similarly packaged sets from the label that covers the singer's first ten releases for Warner Bros. As with the other sets, it's a straightforward pairing with a substantive booklet featuring loads of recording information and notes -- ideal for listeners who don't want to settle for the digital downloads of the albums made available two years prior. Among the singles that charted between these two albums are "When I Lose My Way," "Secret Combination," and "Nightline" (while "Rainy Night in Georgia" peaked within the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Randy Crawford's fifth and sixth albums -- Secret Combination (1981) and Windsong (1982) -- are combined on this 2013 release from Edsel. This is one of five similarly packaged sets from the label that covers the singer's first ten releases for Warner Bros. As with the other sets, it's a straightforward pairing with a substantive booklet featuring loads of recording information and notes -- ideal for listeners who don't want to settle for the digital downloads of the albums made available two years prior. Among the singles that charted between these two albums are "When I Lose My Way," "Secret Combination," and "Nightline" (while "Rainy Night in Georgia" peaked within the Top 20 in the U.K.). There is a bonus track on each disc: a live version of "Street Life" and an Al Jarreau duet, "Your Precious Love."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/22/2013
  • Label: Edsel Records Uk
  • UPC: 740155704339
  • Catalog Number: 5570433
  • Sales rank: 86,691

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Randy Crawford Primary Artist
Robben Ford Electric Guitar
David Sanborn Saxophone, Soloist
Bill Champlin Background Vocals
Phyllis Saint James Background Vocals
Michael Sembello Guitar
Paulette Brown Background Vocals
Robbie Buchanan Synthesizer, Piano, fender rhodes
Lenny Castro Percussion, Rhythm Section
Chuck Findley Horn Section
Gary Grant Horn Section
Gary Herbig Horn Section
Jerry Hey Horn Section
Jim Horn Horn Section
Abraham Laboriel Sr. Bass
Neil Larsen Organ
Charles Loper Horn Section
Steve Lukather Guitar
Marti McCall Background Vocals
Lew McCreary Horn Section
Richard Page Background Vocals
Jeff Porcaro Drums, Rhythm Section
Dean Parks Guitar
Petsye Powell Background Vocals
Neil Stubenhaus Rhythm Section
Carmen Twillie Background Vocals
Marty Walsh Guitar, Soloist
Ernie Watts Flute, Soloist
Bill Reichenbach Horn Section
Larry Williams Horn Section
Buzz Feiten Guitar, Soloist
L. Leon Pendarvis Keyboards
Steven George Background Vocals
Paul M. Jackson Guitar
Alphanette Silas Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Jessy Dixon Composer
Randy Crawford Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Joe Sample Composer
David Batteau Composer
Carole Bayer Sager Composer
Don Covay Composer
Bill LaBounty Composer
Ralph MacDonald Composer
Turley Richards Composer
Tom Snow Composer
Richard Torrance Composer
Tony Joe White Composer
Michael Sembello Composer
Marvin Hamlisch Composer
Franne Golde Composer
John Bettis Composer
Hank Cicalo Engineer
Nick DeCaro String Arrangements
Frank DeCaro String Contractor
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Will Jennings Composer
Mark T. Jordan Composer
Tommy LiPuma Producer
Mike McNaught Composer
Dale Oehler String Arrangements
Richard Page Composer
Ben Raleigh Composer
Mike Reese Mastering
Rev. Cleophus Robinson Composer
William Salter Composer
Al Schmitt Engineer
Valerie Simpson Composer
Russell Stone Composer
Stevie Wonder Composer
Syreeta Wright Composer
Tony Rounce Liner Notes
Ken Fritz Direction
Michael Putland Cover Photo
Richard Seireeni Art Direction
Dennis Turner Direction
Bill Reichenbach Horn Arrangements
Roy Freeland Composer
Larry Williams Horn Arrangements
Tony Hodsoll Packaging
Bob Halley Composer
L. Leon Pendarvis rhythm arrangement
Nan O'Byrne Composer
Nickolas Ashford Composer
Phil Kinrade Mastering
John Haney Composer
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