Sign of the Times (Bob James album)

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Sign of the Times
Studio album by Bob James
Released 1981
Genre Jazz fusion
Label Tappan Zee/Columbia
Producer Bob James, Hilary James
Bob James chronology
Sign of the Times
Hands Down
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 1/5 stars[1]

Sign of the Times is the ninth album by jazz musician Bob James.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hypnotique" (5:52)
  2. "The Steamin' Feeling" (5:23)
  3. "Enchanted Forest" (5:33)
  4. "Unicorn" (9:03)
  5. "Sign of the Times" (5:41)
  6. "Love Power" (5:31)


  • Producer, Arranged By [Strings, Horns], Conductor, Piano, Synthesizer, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Bob James
  • Arranged By [Strings, Horns, Vocals] – Rod Temperton
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Bruce Robbins, Chaz Clifton, Don Wershba, Marc Chusid, Nancy Byers
  • Mastered By – Vladimir Meller
  • Producer [Associate], Recorded By, Mixed By – Joe Jorgensen
  • Trombone – Dave Taylor, Jim Pugh
  • Trumpet – Jon Faddis, Mike Lawrence, Ron Tooley
  • Violin – Barry Finclair, Charles Libove, David Nadien, Gerald Tarack, Jan Mullen, Joseph Rabushka, Max Ellen, Richard Sortomme
  • Vocals – Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Hilary James, Kacey Cisyk, Luther Vandross, Milt Grayson, Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Yvonne Lewis
  • Woodwinds – Eddie Daniels, George Marge, Phil Bodner, Wally Kane, Whit Sidener


Sign of The Times, That Steamin' Feelin, Unicorn, Enchanted Forest


  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.