Coffy (soundtrack)

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Coffy
Music from the Original Motion Picture Coffy cover art.jpg
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedMay 1973
RecordedApril 5, 1973 – April 8, 1973 at Sound Ideas Studios, New York City, New York, US
GenreR&B, soul, funk, jazz
Length36:03
LabelPolydor PD-5048
ProducerRoy Ayers
Roy Ayers chronology
Red, Black and Green
(1973)
Coffy
(1973)
Virgo Red
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Music from the Original Motion Picture Coffy is a soundtrack produced, composed, and arranged by Roy Ayers. It was released in 1973 on Polydor Records and peaked at number 31 on the jazz albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Roy Ayers, except by "End of Sugarman" Ayers and Harry Whitaker. Lyrics to "Coffy Is the Color", "King George" and "Shining Symbol" written by Carl Clay; lyrics to "Coffy Baby" written by Roselle Weaver.

No.TitleVocalsLength
1."Coffy Is the Color"Dee Dee Bridgewater, Roy Ayers, Wayne Garfield3:03
2."Priscilla's Theme" 3:58
3."King George"Roy Ayers3:00
4."Aragon" 2:55
5."Coffy Sauna" 2:16
6."King's Last Ride" 1:10
7."Coffy Baby"Dee Dee Bridgewater2:26
8."Brawling Broads" 2:46
9."Escape" 2:18
10."Shining Symbol"Wayne Garfield3:53
11."Exotic Dance" 3:18
12."Making Love" 2:49
13."Vittroni's Theme – King Is Dead" 2:03
14."End of Sugarman" 1:05
Total length:36:03

Personnel[edit]

Music score composed, arranged and conducted by Roy Ayers; orchestrations by Harry Whitaker.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1973) Peak
positions
Billboard Jazz LPs[2] 31

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r230370/review
  2. ^ "Roy Ayers US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17.