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Magicians Holiday is the debut album by The Gap Band in 1974 on Shelter Records.

Magicians Holiday
Magicians holliday cover.jpeg
Studio album by
Released1974
RecordedShelter Church Studio
(Tulsa, Oklahoma)
GenreSoul, funk
Length35:42
LabelShelter
ProducerBuddy Jones
The Gap Band chronology
Magicians Holiday
(1974)
The Gap Band
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars [1]

Contents

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Buddy Jones and Charles Wilson, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."I-Yike-It" (Tom Lokey)2:46
2."Backbone"2:36
3."After All Is Said and Done"3:25
4."Fontessa Fame"4:30
5."You Can Always Count on Me"5:00
Side two
No.TitleLength
6."Bad Girl"3:30
7."Easy Life" (Buddy Jones, Kay Poorboy)3:50
8."Loving You Is Everything"3:40
9."Tommy's Groove" (Tom Lokey)3:32
10."Magicians Holiday"2:53

PersonnelEdit

  • Charles Wilson – lead vocals, background vocals, piano, Clavinet, organ
  • Ronnie Wilson – background vocals, trumpet
  • Robert Wilson – background vocals, bass
  • Roscoe Smith – drums
  • O'Dell Stokes – guitar
  • Tommy Lokey – trumpet
  • Alvin Jones – trombone
  • Chris Clayton – saxophone
  • Carl Scoggins – congas, percussions
  • Jamie Oldaker – drums

SamplesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Magicians Holiday > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
  2. ^ "Brand Nubian's Ragtime sample of The Gap Band's Tommy's Groove". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2012-02-29.

External linksEdit