Instrumental Directions

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Instrumental Directions
Instrumental directions.jpg
Studio album by
Released1972
Recorded1972
StudioRCA's Studio C, New York City, New York
GenreSoul Funk
LabelRCA Records
ProducerHarvey Fuqua
The Nite-Liters chronology
Morning, Noon & the Nite-Liters
(1971)
Instrumental Directions
(1972)
Different Strokes
(1972)

Instrumental Directions is the third album by the Louisville, Kentucky group The Nite-Liters, the instrumental ensemble offshoot of New Birth, featuring Tony Churchill, James Baker, Robin Russell, Austin Lander, Robert "Lurch" Jackson, Leroy Taylor, Charlie Hearndon, Bruce Marshall and Nathaniel "Nebs" Neblett. Released in 1972 on RCA Records. Produced by mentor Harvey Fuqua.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Theme from Shaft" (Isaac Hayes) - 4:16
  2. "Brand X" (James Baker) - 4:43
  3. "Them (Changes)" (Buddy Miles) - 4:45
  4. "Respect to the Other Man" (Johnny Baylor, Johnny Northern, Luther Ingram, Randall Stewart) - 5:00
  5. "Cherish Every Precious Moment" (Vernon Bullock) - 3:00
  6. "Afro-Strut" (Harvey Fuqua, Charles Hearndon) - 2:50
  7. Medley: "McArthur Park, What's Going On, Fuqua's Theme" (Jimmy Webb/Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson/Harvey Fuqua) - 4:55
  8. "I've Got Dreams to Remember" (Joe Rock, Otis Redding, Zelma Redding) - 3:15
  9. "Wichita Lineman" (Jimmy Webb) - 5:05
  10. "Bakers Instant" (James Baker) - 3:39

Charts[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[1]
US US
R&B
1972 Instrumental Directions 198 41

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Nite-Liters US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-17.