Release Yourself

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Release Yourself
Graham Central Station Release Yourself.jpg
Studio album by Graham Central Station
Released 1974
Recorded 1974
Studio The Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Genre Soul
Length 37:40
Label Warner Bros. Records
Producer Larry Graham
Graham Central Station chronology
Graham Central Station
(1974)Graham Central Station1974
Release Yourself
Ain't No 'Bout-A-Doubt It
(1975)Ain't No 'Bout-A-Doubt It1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Release Yourself is second album by Graham Central Station, released in 1974.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Larry Graham except where indicated

  1. "G.C.S." 3:24
  2. "Release Yourself" 4:44
  3. "Got To Go Through It To Get To It" 3:42
  4. "I Believe In You" 4:51
  5. "'Tis Your Kind of Music" 5:41
  6. "Hey Mr. Writer" 4:03
  7. "Feel the Need" (Abrim Tilmon) 3:53
  8. "Today" 6:43


  • Larry Graham - Bass, Guitar, Arp Synthesizer, Tambourine, Lead and Backing Vocals, cover concept
  • Hershall "Happiness" Kennedy - Horns,Clavinet, Electric Piano, Tambourine, Vocals
  • Willie "Wild" Sparks - Drums
  • David "Dynamite" Vega - Guitar
  • Robert "Butch" Sam - Organ, Piano, Tambourine, Vocals
  • Patryce "Choc'Let" Banks - Drum Programming [Funk Box], Tambourine, Vocals
  • Emilio Castillo, Greg Adams, Lenny Pickett, Mic Gillette, Stephen Kupka - Horns
  • Lenny Williams - Vocals
  • Tom Salisbury - cover design, photography


The album peaked at number twenty-two on the Billboard Top Soul Albums in 1974.

Chart (1974) Peak
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 51
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 22

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Guarisco, Donald A.. Graham Central Station: Release Yourself > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Graham Central Station US albums chart history". Retrieved 2011-09-26.