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The Saga Continues... (Roger Troutman album)

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The Saga Continues... is the second solo album recorded by funk musician Roger Troutman, released in 1984 on the Warner Bros. label. The album contains Troutman's cover of Wilson Pickett's "In the Midnight Hour", which reached #34 on the U.S. R&B chart, as well as hits "In the Mix" and "Girl Cut It Out", a duet with Wanda Rash. Like his previous solo offering, The Many Facets of Roger, Troutman and his band mates from Zapp, including brothers Lester, Larry and Terry, helped contribute to the album.

The Saga Continues...
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Studio album by
Released1984
Recorded1984, Detroit, Michigan
GenreFunk, electro funk
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerRoger Troutman
Roger chronology
The Many Facets of Roger
(1981)
The Saga Continues...
(1984)
Unlimited!
(1987)

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Roger and Larry Troutman except where noted.

  1. "In the Mix" (6:22)
  2. "Play Your Guitar, Brother Roger" (4:27)
  3. "The Break Song" (5:50)
  4. "I Keep Trying" (3:50) (Billy Beck)
  5. "In the Midnight Hour" (6:58) (w/The Mighty Clouds of Joy) (Steve Cropper/Wilson Pickett)
  6. "Bucket of Blood" (4:14)
  7. "T.C. Song" (4:31)
  8. "Girl, Cut It Out" (4:16) (w/Wanda Rash)

PersonnelEdit

  • Roger Troutman: Guitars, Talk Box, Vibraphone, Keyboards, Vocals, Vocal Backing
  • Ricardo Bray: Guitars
  • Sherman Fleetwood: Keyboards
  • Billy Beck, Greg Jackson: Keyboards, Vocal Backing
  • Zapp Troutman: Bass, Keyboards, Vocal Backing
  • Lester Troutman: Drums, Percussion
  • Bart Thomas, Bobby Glover, Jannetta Boyce, Larry Hatcher, Mallia Franklin, Mark Thomas, Michael Jennings, Mighty Clouds Of Joy, The, Ray Davis, Shelley Smith, Shirley Murdock, Tim Abrams, Varges Thomas, Wanda Rash: Vocal Backing
  • Carl Cowen, Jerome Derrickson, Larry Hatcher, Maceo Parker, Michael Jennings, Michael Warren: Horns
  • Producer – Roger Troutman
  • Written-By – Larry Troutman (tracks: A1, to A4, B2, to B4), Roger Troutman (tracks: A1, to A4, B2, to B4)

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