Experience Gloria Gaynor

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Experience Gloria Gaynor
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Studio album by Gloria Gaynor
Released September 5, 1975
Recorded 1975
Genre Disco, R&B
Label MGM
Producer Meco Monardo, Tony Bongiovi, Jay Ellis
Gloria Gaynor chronology
Never Can Say Goodbye
(1975)Never Can Say Goodbye1975
Experience Gloria Gaynor
(1975)
I've Got You
(1976)I've Got You1976
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Experience Gloria Gaynor is the second album by Gloria Gaynor, released in 1975 on MGM Records.[2] The album charted in the US Billboard at #64 in the US Pop chart, and at #32 in the US R&B chart. The album failed to chart in the UK, the single "How High The Moon" was issued in the UK and peaked at #33.[3]

History[edit]

Side one of the album is dance-oriented, while side two is R&B/soul music oriented. Includes the hit singles; "Casanova Brown", "(If You Want It) Do It Yourself" and "How High the Moon" presented in a 19-minute suite by Tom Moulton. The soul music songs on side two of the album included a rendition of "What'll I Do", a well-received rendition of the Dionne Warwick hit "Walk On By" and an example of Gloria Gaynor's own songwriting called "I'm Still Yours".

The album was remastered and reissued with bonus tracks in 2010 by Big Break Records.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Casanova Brown" Jimmy Roach 6:23
2. "(If You Want It) Do It Yourself" James Bolden, Jack Robinson 5:58
3. "How High the Moon" Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton 6:35
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
4. "The Prettiest Face I've Ever Seen" Marie Cain 3:00
5. "What'll I Do" Burton Senior, Chris Essel 4:33
6. "Tell Me How" Lester Hodelin 3:11
7. "I'm Still Yours" Gloria Gaynor 3:28
8. "Walk On By" Burt Bacharach, Hal David 5:42

Personnel[edit]

Production

  • Meco Monardos – producer, arranger, vocal arrangements
  • Tony Bongiovis – producer, recording engineer
  • Jay Ellis – producer
  • Harold Wheeler – arranger
  • Andrew Smith – arranger
  • Tom Moulton – mixing
  • Michael DeLugg – recording engineer
  • Bob Halsall – recording engineer
  • Kim Stallings – recording engineer
  • Norman Seeff – photography
  • Peter Corriston – design
  • Bill Levy – art direction

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