Adventures in the Land of Music

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Adventures in the Land of Music
AdventuresInTheLandOfMusic cover.jpg
Studio album by
Recorded1980 at Studio Masters, Los Angeles, CA, Fort Knox Studios, Hollywood, CA, Jack Clements Recording Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
GenreSoul Funk
LabelSOLAR Records
ProducerLeon Sylvers III
Dynasty chronology
Your Piece of the Rock
Adventures in the Land of Music
The Second Adventure

Adventures in the Land of Music is the second album by the Los Angeles, California-based R&B group Dynasty, released in 1980. The title track was sampled by producer DJ Ski for Camp Lo's 1997 hit "Luchini AKA This Is It".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I've Just Begun to Love You" (William Shelby, Ricky Smith) 6:26
  2. "Groove Control" (Nidra Beard, William Shelby, Kevin Spencer) 4:47
  3. "Take Another Look at Love" (Leon Sylvers III) 4:21
  4. "Day and Night"" (Wardell Potts, William Shelby) 5:59
  5. "Do Me Right" (Nidra Beard, William Shelby) 6:04
  6. "Something to Remember" (Nidra Beard, Linda Carriere, Gene Dozier) 4:38
  7. "Adventures in the Land of Music" (Richard Randolph, Ricky Smith, Kevin Spencer) 4:14
  8. "Ice Breaker" (Leon Sylvers III) 5:20


  • Kevin Spencer, Linda Carriere, Nidra Beard,  – Lead Vocals
  • Leon Sylvers III – Bass
  • William Shelby – Synthesizer, Lead Vocals
  • Wardell Potts – Drums
  • Ricky Smith – Synthesizer
  • Ernest "Pepper" Reed, Richard Randolph– Guitar
  • Gene Dozier, Joey Gallo, Kevin Spencer, Ricky Smith, William Shelby – Keyboards
  • Harvey Mason, Kenny Hutson, Wayne Milstein – Percussion
  • Dana Myers, Dynasty, Mark Philpart – Backing Vocals


Chart (1980) Peak
Billboard 200 43
Billboard Top R&B Albums 11


Year Single Chart positions[3]
1980 "I've Just Begun to Love You" 87 6 5
"Do Me Right" 34

External links[edit]


  • "Adventures in the Land of Music" was sampled by Camp Lo in the song "Luchini AKA This Is It" on their album, Uptown Saturday Night" and by Angie Stone in her song "Lovers Ghetto" on her album ″Stone Love″.[4]


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. Dynasty: Adventures in the Land of Music > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 18 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Dynasty US albums chart history". Retrieved 2011-08-18.
  3. ^ "Dynasty US singles chart history". Retrieved 2011-08-18.
  4. ^