I Sing the Body Electric (album)
|I Sing the Body Electric|
|Studio album by Weather Report|
|Released||May 26, 1972|
November 1971 (A1-A2)|
January 1972 (A3-A4)
January 13, 1972 (B1-B3)
|Weather Report chronology|
|Rolling Stone||(not rated)|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|||
I Sing the Body Electric is the second album released by Weather Report from 1972. The album includes two new members of the band: percussionist Dom Um Romão and drummer Eric Gravatt. The last three tracks were recorded live in concert in Tokyo, Japan on January 13, 1972. These tracks have been edited for this album and can be heard in their entirety on Weather Report's 1972 import album Live in Tokyo.
|1.||"Unknown Soldier"||Josef Zawinul||8:00|
|2.||"The Moors"||Wayne Shorter||4:45|
|4.||"Second Sunday in August"||Zawinul||4:13|
|5.||"Medley: Vertical Invader / T.H. / Dr. Honoris Causa"||Zawinul, Vitouš||10:40|
- Weather Report
- Josef Zawinul - Electric and acoustic piano, ARP 2600 synthesizer
- Wayne Shorter - Saxophones
- Miroslav Vitouš - Bass
- Eric Gravatt - Drums
- Dom Um Romão - Percussion
- Special Guests
- Andrew White - English horn ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Hubert Laws, Jr. - Flute ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Wilmer Wise - D and piccolo trumpets ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Yolande Bavan - Voice ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Joshie Armstrong - Voice ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Chapman Roberts - Voice ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Roger Powell - Consultant (synthesizer programming) ("Unknown Soldier" only)
- Ralph Towner - 12-string guitar ("The Moors" only)
- Wayne Tarnowski, Susumu Satoh - engineer
- Ed Lee - cover design
- Fred Swanson, Jack Trompetter - cover artwork
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