Color Purple [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

The Color Purple [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]


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Disc 1

  1. Overture: Miss Celie's Blues (Sister) /Celie Leaves With Mr. ...
  2. Main Title
  3. Celie Leaves With Mr.
  4. Corrine And Olivia
  5. Nettie Teaches Celie
  6. The Separation
  7. Celie And Harpo Grow Up/Mr. Dresses To See Shug
  8. Careless Love
  9. Sophis Leaves Harpo
  10. Celie Cooks Shug Breakfast
  11. Junk Bucket Blues
  12. The Dirty Dozens
  13. Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)
  14. Don't Make Me No Never Mind
  15. My Heart (Will Always Lead Me Back To You)
  16. Three On The Road
  17. Bus Pulls Out

Disc 2

  1. The First Letter
  2. Letter Search
  3. Nettie's Letters
  4. High Life/Proud Theme
  5. King J.B.
  6. Heaven Delongs To You
  7. Katutoka Corrine
  8. Celie Shaves Mr. /Scarification Ceremony
  9. I'm Here
  10. Champagne Train
  11. Celie's New House/Body And Soul
  12. Maybe God Is Tryin' To Tell You Somethin'
  13. Reunion/Finale

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

John Lee Hooker   Vocals
Sandra Crouch   Percussion,Conductor
Ray Kelley   Cello
Lincoln Mayorga   Keyboards
Ry Cooder   Mandolin
Chris Boardman   Conductor
Johnny Dodds   Clarinet
Victor Feldman   Percussion
Grey   Trombone
Bill Henderson   Violin
Quincy Jones   Conductor
Hubert Laws   Flute,Alto Flute,Piccolo
Kid Ory   Trombone
Jerome Richardson   Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Marshall Royal   Clarinet
Gene Rodgers   Piano
Sue Raney   Bass
Bill Summers   Percussion
Jim Walker   Flute
Roy Gaines   Guitar,Foot Stomping
David Thomas   Vocals
Tata Vega   Vocals
Ralph Grierson   Keyboards
Letta Mbulu   Vocals
Coleman Hawkins   Conductor,Tenor Saxophone
Johnny St. Cyr   Banjo
Craig Huxley   Keyboards
Richard Todd   French Horn
Bob Adcock   Cello
Andraé Crouch   Piano,Conductor,Hammond Organ
Louis Armstrong   Cornet
Lil Armstrong   Piano
Jim Atkinson   French Horn
Israel Baker   Violin,Balloon
Tom Bahler   Conductor
Thelma Beach   Violin
Sidney Bechet   Clarinet,Soprano Saxophone
Arnold Belnick   Violin
Roger Bobo   Tuba
Michael Boddicker   Keyboards
George Bohannon   Trombone
Oscar Brashear   Trumpet
Bruening   Violin
Dennis Budimir   Guitar
Denyse Buffum   Viola
Larry Bunker   Percussion
Kenneth Burward-Hoy   Viola
Red Callender   Bass
Darius Campo   Violin
Stuart Canin   Violin
Norman Carr   Violin
Oscar Chausow   Violin
Gene Cipriano   Oboe
Ronald Clark   Violin
Herman Clebanoff   Violin
Ronald Cooper   Cello
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion
Rollice Dale   Viola
Isabelle Daskoff   Violin
George Doering   Guitar
Chuck Domanico   Bass
Earl Dumler   Oboe
Assa Drori   Violin
Bonnie Douglas   Violin
Steve Durnin   French Horn
Alan Estes   Percussion
Dominic Fera   Clarinet,E-flat Clarinet
Jackie Fields   Alto Saxophone
Frederick Seykora   Cello
David Frisina   Violin
Rick Gerding   Violin
Jimmy Getsoff   Violin
James Getzoff   Violin
James Gibson   Vocals
Pamela Goldsmith   Viola
Harris Goldman   Violin
Benny Golson   Tenor Saxophone
Catherine Gotthoffer   Harp
John Goux   Guitar
Porter Grainger   Piano
Mario Guarneri   Trumpet
Joe Guy   Trumpet
Earl Hardy   Trombone
Harry Lookofsky   Violin,Concert Master
Allan Harshman   Viola
Clayton Haslop   Violin
Jack Hayes   Conductor
Dick Hazard   Conductor
Arthur Herbert   Drums
Reginald Hill   Violin
Carrie Holzman-Little   Viola
William Hymanson   Violin
Paul Jackson   Guitar
David Jackson   Violin
Marni Johnson   French Horn
Anatol Kaminsky   Violin
James Kanter   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Contrabass Clarinet,E-flat Clarinet
Alan Kaplan   Trombone
Armand Karpoff   Cello
Anne Karam   Cello
Roland Kato   Viola
Myra Kestenbaum   Viola
Armen Ksadjikian   Cello
Steve La Fever   Bass
Michael Lang   Keyboards
Kathleen Lenski   Violin
Brian Leonard   Violin
Linda Lipsett   Viola
Dane Little   Cello
Joy Lyle   Violin,Vocals
Earl Madison   Cello
Arthur Maebe   French Horn
Virginia Majewski   Viola
Michael Markman   Violin
Jack Marsh   Bassoon
Miguel Martinez   Cello
Harvey Mason   Percussion,Drums
Bill Maxwell   Drums,Bass Drums
Edward Meares   Bass
Betty Moor   Violin
Eustis Moore   Alto Saxophone
Tommy Morgan   Harmonica
Bruce Morgenthaler   Bass
Darole Mukagawa   Viola
Carole Mukogawa   Viola
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton   Trombone
Buell Neidlinger   Bass
Jack Nimitz   Saxophone
Don Palmer   Violin
Jeff Porcaro   Percussion
Alan Pasqua   Keyboards
Richard Perissi   French Horn
Greg Phillinganes   Piano,Harmonium,Keyboards,Tack Piano
Tony Phillips   Guitar
Kazi Pitelka   Viola
Joe Porcaro   Percussion
Barbara Porter   Violin
Debra Price   Violin
Dorothy Remsen   Harp
Emil Richards   Percussion
Jay Rosen   Violin
Geri Rotella   Flute
Daniel Rothmuller   Cello
Sheldon Sanov   Violin
Dan Sawyer   Guitar
David Schwartz   Viola
Bobby Scott   Piano
Jim Self   Tuba
Caiphus Semenya   Conductor
David Sherr   Clarinet
David Shostac   Flute
Haim Shtrum   Violin
Paul Shure   Violin
Henry Sigismonti   French Horn
Sonny Terry   Harmonica,Vocals
Tina Soule   Cello
Nancy Stein   Cello
Nyle Steiner   Electronic Valve Instrument
John Steinmetz   Bassoon
Ann Mason Stockton   Harp
Sheridon Stokes   Flute,Recorder
Linn Subotnick   Viola
Milton Thomas   Viola
Bob Tricarico   Bassoon
Gerald Vinci   Violin
Randy Waldman   Keyboards
Ernie Watts   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Recorder
Sarah Orme Weisz   Flute
Hershel Wise   Viola
Snooky Young   Trumpet,Cornet
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Alan DeVeritch   Viola
Paul Fried   Flute
Dixie Blackstone   Violin
Jimmy Bond   Bass
Edward Green   Violin
Gayle Levant   Harp
Dave Stone   Upright Bass
Ann Atkinson   Bass
Peter Limonick   Percussion
David Riddles   Bassoon,Contrabassoon
William Armstrong   Violin
Tom Boyd   Oboe
Roy d'Antonio   Clarinet
Drew Dembowski   Bass
Bruce Ducao   Violin
Marie Fera   Cello
Mario Gaurneri   Trumpet
Bill Hybel   Violin
Craig Hyxley   Keyboards
Janet Kakatos   Viola
Arnold Koblentz   Oboe
Diane Muller   French Horn
Irma Newmann   Violin
Bob Ostrowsky   Viola
Kozi Pitelki   Viola
Becky Reese   Cello
Dave Shank   Percussion
Julian Spear   Clarinet
Lynn Subontnik   Viola
Brad Wanaar   French Horn
Jon Winter   Oboe
David Pratt   Vocals
Johnny Dunn   Trumpet
Georgeanna Tillman   Vocals
Fred Steiner   Conductor
Coleman Hawkins & His Orchestra   Tenor Saxophone,Performing Ensemble
Tommy Johnson   Tuba
Joel Rosenbaum   Conductor
Dave Schwartz   Viola
Oscar Smith   Bass
Tommy Lindsay   Trumpet
Reg Hill   Violin
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach   Trombone
Bob Fuller   Alto Saxophone
Nathan Scott   Conductor
Steven Spielberg   Human Whistle
Bruce Ducov   Violin
Fred Seykoura   Cello
Mari Tsumura-Botnick   Violin
Jackie Robinson   Vocals
Betty Moore   Violin
David R. Stone   Upright Bass
Dave Rockin Duke   French Horn
Jacquelyn Farris   Vocals
Bill Summer   Percussion
David P. Jackson   Violin
George Bohanon   Trombone
Ralph Williams   Clarinet
Barbara Hunter   Cello
Johnny Dunn & His Band   Trumpet
Ron Cooper   Cello
Eddie Green   Violin
Bill Henderson   Violin
Napoleon Davis   Vocals
George Deberry   Vocals
Quincy Hailey   Vocals
Harvey Moon   Percussion
Sarah Orme   Flute
Napoleon Steele   Vocals
L. L. Stroman   Vocals
Clarence Sturdivant   Vocals
W. L. Sturdivant   Vocals
Edmond Wallace   Vocals
Larry Woods   Viola
Phillip Teele   Trombone
David Duke   French Horn
Tomas Raney   Percussion
James Thatcher   French Horn
Donald McInnes   Viola
Kenneth Munday   Bassoon
Karen Jones   Violin
Ralph Morrison   Violin
Louise di Tullio   Flute,Alto Flute,Piccolo,Recorder
Michael O'Donovan   Bassoon
Raymond Tischer   Viola

Technical Credits

Chris Boardman   Orchestration
Quincy Jones   Arranger,Producer,Liner Notes
W.C. Handy   Composer
Bill Summers   Arranger,Percussion Arrangement
Alice Walker   Liner Notes
Andraé Crouch   Arranger
Tom Bahler   Contributor,Executive Producer
Bruce Botnick   Engineer
Jorge Calandrelli   Orchestration
Bob Fernandez   Engineer
Humberto Gatica   Engineer
Jack Hayes   Orchestration
Jerry Hey   Arranger
Steve Hodge   Engineer
Martha E. Koenig   Composer
Harvey Mason   Arranger,Percussion Arrangement
Sammy Nestico   Arranger
Daniel Ryman   Programming,Producer
Caiphus Semenya   Arranger,Vocal Arrangements
Nyle Steiner   Contributor
Bruce Swedien   Engineer,Executive Producer
Val Valentin   Engineer
Spencer Williams   Composer
Lyle Burbridge   Engineer
Victor Fledman   Producer
Fred Steiner   Orchestration
Joel Rosenbaum   Orchestration
George Osaki   Art Direction
Nathan Scott   Orchestration
Steven Spielberg   Liner Notes

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