Thank You...For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)

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Thank You...For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)
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Studio album by
Released1978
RecordedFebruary–July 1978
StudioThe Sound Factory, Hollywood, CA
GenreRhythm and blues, Funk, Soul music
Length39:09
LabelElektra
6E-144
ProducerDonald Byrd for Bluebyrd Productions
Donald Byrd chronology
Caricatures
(1976)
Thank You...For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)
(1978)
Donald Byrd and 125th Street, N.Y.C.
(1979)

Thank You...For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life) is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd featuring compositions by The Blackbyrds which was released on the Elektra label in 1978.[1][2] The album marked a distinct movement away from jazz toward more rhythm and blues and disco influences.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Art Posey, Josef Powell and Melvin Ragin except where noted

  1. Thank You for Funking Up My Life" (Posey, Powell, Kevin Toney) – 4:15
  2. "Sunning in Your Loveshine" (Posey, Powell, Orville Saunders) – 5:40
  3. "Your Love Is My Ecstasy" – 5:03
  4. "Loving You" (Joe Hall) – 4:48
  5. "Have You Heard the News?" – 4:42
  6. "In Love with Love" – 4:48
  7. "Cristo Redentor" (Duke Pearson) – 4:45
  8. "Close Your Eyes and Look Within" (Posey, Powell, Saunders) – 5:15

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Elektra/Asylum Album Discography, Part 6: Elektra/Asylum Consolidated 6E-100 Series (1977–1981) accessed December 11, 2017
  2. ^ Soulwalking: Donald Byrd discography accessed December 11, 2017