Liberated Fantasies

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Liberated Fantasies
Studio album by
Released1976
Recorded1976
StudioParamount Recording Studios (Hollywood, California)
Genre
Length39:49
Label
Producer
George Duke chronology
I Love the Blues, She Heard My Cry
(1975)
Liberated Fantasies
(1976)
The 1976 Solo Keyboard Album[a]
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Liberated Fantasies is the eighth studio album by American keyboardist George Duke. It was recorded and mixed by Kerry McNabb at Paramount Recording Studios in Hollywood, California in 1976 and released through MPS Records, making it Duke's seventh and final album for the label. The album features contributions from Alphonso Johnson and Leon "Ndugu" Chancler with guest appearances from several musicians, including vocalist Napoleon Murphy Brock, guitarist Daryl Stuermer, percussionists Airto Moreira and Emil Richards.

Reaching a peak position of number 190 on the US Billboard 200, the album remained on the chart for a total of two weeks.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Don't Be Shy"3:00
2."Seeing You"G. Duke4:29
3."Back to Where We Never Left"6:27
4."What the..."G. Duke0:32
5."Tryin' & Cryin'" (featuring Napoleon Murphy Brock)G. Duke5:46
6."I C'n Hear That"5:17
7."After the Love"G. Duke2:31
8."Tzina"G. Duke2:29
9."Liberated Fantasies"G. Duke9:22
Total length:39:49

Personnel[edit]

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[2] 190

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Recorded in 1976. Released in Europe titled "The Dream" by MPS in 1978. Released in the USA (in a slightly different version) as "The 1976 Solo Keyboard Album" by Epic in 1982.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Liberated Fantasies – George Duke". AllMusic. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "George Duke Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 29, 2018.

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