Children of Forever

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Children Of Forever
Studio album by Stanley Clarke
Released June,1973
Recorded December 26th and 27th, 1972
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 47:52
Label Polydor
Producer Chick Corea
Stanley Clarke chronology
Children of Forever
Stanley Clarke
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Children of Forever is the debut album of the fusion jazz bassist Stanley Clarke.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Stanley Clarke and lyrics written by Neville Potter; except where indicated

Side One

  1. "Children of Forever" – 10:42
  2. "Unexpected Days" – 5:53
  3. "Bass Folk Song" (Clarke) – 7:59

Side Two

  1. "Butterfly Dreams" – 6:52
  2. "Sea Journey" (Chick Corea, Neville Potter)– 16:26



  • Chick Corea - Producer
  • Leslie Wynn - Assistant Producer
  • Dixon Van Winkle – Engineer
  • Brad Davis - Assistant Engineer


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom (2011). "Children of Forever - Stanley Clarke | AllMusic". Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 42. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.