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

Magicians Holiday
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Studio album by The Gap Band
Released 1974
Recorded Shelter Church Studio
(Tulsa, Oklahoma)
Genre Soul, funk
Length 35:42
Label Shelter
Producer Buddy Jones
The Gap Band chronology
Magicians Holiday
The Gap Band
(1977)The Gap Band1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2/5 stars [1]


Track listingEdit

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

Side one
1."I-Yike-It" (Tom Lokey)2:46
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
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


  • 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



  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.

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