Flood (Herbie Hancock album)

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Live album by Herbie Hancock
Released 1975
Recorded June 28, 1975
Shibuya Koukaido, Tokyo
July 1, 1975
Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo
Genre Jazz, jazz-funk, funk, fusion, post-bop
Length 74:06
Label CBS/Sony Records
Producer David Rubinson
Herbie Hancock chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Flood is the eighteenth album by Herbie Hancock. It was originally released only in Japan in 1975 as a double LP, and features the Headhunters Band, performing their hits from the Head Hunters, Thrust and Man-Child albums. It has received a Japanese CD release, but not a US release.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Herbie Hancock except as indicated
  1. "Introduction/Maiden Voyage" – 7:59
  2. "Actual Proof" – 8:28
  3. "Spank-A-Lee" (Mike Clark, Hancock, Paul Jackson) – 8:47
  4. "Watermelon Man" – 5:50
  5. "Butterfly" (Hancock, Bennie Maupin) – 12:44
  6. "Chameleon" (Hancock, Jackson, Harvey Mason, Maupin) – 10:24
  7. "Hang Up Your Hang Ups" (Hancock, Jackson, Melvin "Wah-Wah" Ragin) – 19:54



  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. (2011). "Flood - Herbie Hancock | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 July 2011.