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Roy Ayers - Africa, Center Of The World mp3 album

Roy Ayers - Africa, Center Of The World

Musician: Roy Ayers
Album title: Africa, Center Of The World
Style: Jazz-Funk, Afrobeat
Released: 1981
Country: US
Size MP3 version: 1634 mb
Size APE version: 1343 mb
Size WMA version: 1391 mb
Rating ✫: 4.1
Votes: 656
Format: MIDI MP2 RA MOD WMA VOC MP2
Genre: Jazz / Funk

Roy Ayers - Africa, Center Of The World mp3 album

Roy Ayers - Africa, Center Of The World mp3 album

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Africa, Center Of The World
Written-By – Fela Anikulapo-Kuti*
5:26
A2 Intro/The River Niger
Written-By – Roy Ayers
5:23
A3 I'll Just Keep Trying
Written-By – James Bedford, Roy Ayers
6:02
A4 Destination Motherland
Written-By – Luther Wilson, Roy Ayers, Tanya Woods
4:53
B1 The Third Eye
Written-By – Roy Ayers
4:49
B2 Intro/Land Of Fruit And Honey
Written-By – Roy Ayers
5:24
B3 Intro/Mo Nise Si E (I Love You)
Written-By – Luther Wilson, Tanya Woods
7:07
B4 There's A Master Plan
Written-By – James Bedford, Roy Ayers, William Allen
3:45

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Polydor Incorporated
  • Manufactured By – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Marketed By – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • Published By – Skillet Music
  • Published By – Brainfood Music
  • Produced For – Ro-Ayer Productions
  • Produced For – Yellow Go-Rilla Prod. Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios, New York
  • Recorded At – Artisian Sound Recording Studio, Hollywood
  • Mixed At – Minot Sound
  • Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
  • Lacquer Cut At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
  • Pressed By – Hauppauge Record Manufacturing Ltd.

Credits

  • Arranged By [Special Background Vocals Arrangement] – Edwin Birdsong (tracks: A1)
  • Arranged By [Strings], Producer [Assistant Remix], Marimba [Bass Mirimba], Handclaps, Bells, Shekere – William Allen
  • Backing Vocals [Background] – Debbie Cole*, Ethel Beatty
  • Bass – Peter Brown
  • Booking [Tour] – Associated Booking Corporation*
  • Design – Bob Heimall*
  • Drums – Omar Hakim, Quintin Dennard*, Steve Cobb
  • Electric Piano – Harold Land Jr.*, Lesete Wilson*
  • Engineer – Carla Bandini, Rick Smith
  • Engineer [Additional Remix Assistance & Support], Concept By [Album] – Dennis Armstead
  • Engineer [Remix] – Ray Bardani
  • Glass Harmonica [Cups] – Dennis "Gorilla" Armstead*
  • Guitar – Jeffery Quiton
  • Guitar, Handclaps – Chuck Anthony
  • Handclaps – Roy Ayers III
  • Illustration – Wendy Grossman
  • Lacquer Cut By – Herbie*
  • Lead Vocals – Carla Vaughn, Marva Hicks, Teri Wells*
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals [Background] – Sylvia Striplin
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals [Background], Handclaps, Clavinet, Synthesizer [Arp], Cowbell – Jaymz Bedford*
  • Mastered By – Herb Powers*
  • Narrator [Vocal Narration] – Erlean Perry (tracks: A1)
  • Percussion – Dom Um Romao
  • Photography By [Inside Photo] – Lou Carnevale
  • Producer [Remix] – Ted Daryll
  • Producer, Arranged By – James Bedford, Roy Ayers, William Allen
  • Recorded By [Additional Recording] – Ron Carran
  • Vibraphone, Lead Vocals, Handclaps, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Marimba [Bass Mirimba], Marimba [Mirimba], Congas, Synthesizer [Quaddra], Performer [Plays Deagan Vibraharp] – Roy Ayers
  • Vocals – Ray Cookie Keith
  • Vocals, Drum [Quica] – Weldon Arthur McDougal III
  • Voice [Speaking] – Jojo Lole Dawodu, Omo Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti
  • Voice Actor [Father] – William Allen (tracks: A2)
  • Voice Actor [Little Boy] – Miles Bailer Armstead (tracks: A2)

Notes

Album concept [...] for Yellow Go-Rilla Productions Ltd.
Printed in U.S.A.

This version is the Hauppauge pressing plant variation and can be identified by the label typesetting and by the triangle symbol stamped in the runout grooves.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout): D-1 ᐉ PD-1-6327-AS K3 MASTERING BY FRANKFORD/WAYNE NEW YORK S HERbiE
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout): C-1 ᐉ PD-1-6327-BS K2 MASTERING BY FRANKFORD/WAYNE NEW YORK HERbiE
  • Other (Back cover): 0501
  • Other (A & B side label): Intl. #2391 517
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PD-1-6327 Roy Ayers Africa, Center Of The World ‎(LP, RE) Polydor PD-1-6327 US Unknown
DIZA-066, CD SBCS 63 Roy Ayers Center Of The World ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Dizzare Add, Soul Brother Records DIZA-066, CD SBCS 63 Japan 2013
PROA-286 Roy Ayers Africa, Center Of The World ‎(CD, Album, RE) Polydor PROA-286 Japan 2009
PD-1-6327 Roy Ayers Africa, Center Of The World ‎(LP) Polydor PD-1-6327 US 1981
PD-1-6327 Roy Ayers Africa, Center Of The World ‎(LP, Ltd, RE) Polydor PD-1-6327 US 2013