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Arthur Adams - It's Private Tonight album

Arthur Adams - It's Private Tonight album
  • Performer Arthur Adams
  • Title It's Private Tonight
  • Date of release 1973
  • Country US
  • Other formats DTS MMF MOD AHX VQF AA MP1
  • Genre Soul / Blues
  • Size MP3 1705 mb
  • Size FLAC 1996 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 925

It's Private Tonight. B4. I'll Never Be The Same. Recorded in Los Angeles, California: July 24, 26, 27 and August 14, 16, 17, 1972 Personnel: Arthur Adams (g, vcl); Paul Hubinon, Chuck Findley, Ernie Watts, Jackie Kelso, George Bohanon, Mike Altschul, Bill Green (horns); The Funky Thumbs (Joe Sample (el-p, org, clavinet); Phil Upchurch (g); Wilton Felder (b); P aul Humphrey (d)); Bobbye Hall (cga); Gene Estes (vib); Vanetta Fields, Clydie. It's Private Tonight ‎(LP, Album). Blue Thumb Records, Inc. BTS 43.

Arthur adams - IT's private tonight. It's Private Tonight. Top Songs By Arthur Adams. 1. You Got The Floor (Club Mix). 2. Get You Next To Me. Arthur Adams & . 4. You Hit The Nail On The Head.

Info for It's Private Tonight. Arthur Adams is perhaps one of the best jazz/blues guitarists no-one has heard of. Adams recorded the first of his seven solo albums It's Private Tonight in 1972. A recording that combines the complex rhythms of jazz with blues leads reminiscent of his friend B. B. King, while showcasing his sweet and soulful tenor voice (comparable to Aaron Neville), with lyrics and melodies that are solidly blues. This album contains no booklet. HighRes-Studio Master files are lossless at various sample rates from 4. kHz up to 384 kHz or 1-bit (. 224 MHz) for DSD.

It's Private Tonight. Arthur Adams Medon, Tennessee. Arthur Adams (born December 25, 1943) is an American blues musician from Medon, Tennessee. King and other 1950s artists, he played gospel music before attending college. He moved to Los Angeles, and during the 1960s and 1970s he released solo albums and worked as a session musician.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I'm Going Home
Composed By – Arthur Adams
A2 Happiness (Is All I See)
Composed By – Arthur Adams
A3 Get On The Ground
Composed By – Arthur Adams
A4 Everything I Ever Wanted In A Girl
Composed By – Arthur Adams
A5 You Hit The Nail On The Head
Composed By – Arthur Adams
B1 Go On And Do That
Composed By – Arthur Adams
B2 I Can't Believe My Eyes
Composed By – Arthur Adams, Larry Perrault
B3 It's Private Tonight
Composed By – Arthur Adams, Jimmy Lewis
B4 I'll Never Be The Same
Composed By – Arthur Adams, Caiphus Semenya
B5 I Gotta Help My People
Composed By – Arthur Adams

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Blue Thumb Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Sunset Sound Recorders
  • Published By – Railroad Music
  • Published By – Jobete Music


  • Arranged By [Strings & Horns] – Dave Blumberg*
  • Backing Vocals – Clydie King, Sherli Matthews*, Venetta Fields
  • Bass – Wilton Felder
  • Concertmaster – Sid Sharp*
  • Congas – Bobbye Hall
  • Drums – Paul Humphrey
  • Electric Piano, Organ, Clavinet – Joe Sample
  • Engineer [Recording And Mixing] – Al Schmitt
  • Guitar – Phil Upchurch
  • Horns – Chuck Findley, Ernie Watts, George Bohanon, Jackie Kelso, Mike Altschul, Paul Hubinon, Bill Green*
  • Painting – Vicki Hodgetts
  • Photography By – Barry Feinstein, Camouflage Productions
  • Producer – Tommy LiPuma
  • Producer, Lead Guitar, Vocals – Arthur Adams
  • Recorded By [Recordist] – Kent Nebergall, Wayne Dailey
  • Rhythm Section [Rhythm By] – The Funky Thumbs
  • Vibraphone [Vibes] – Gene Estes


Recorded at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles, California:
July 24, 26, 27 and August 14, 16, 17, 1972

℗ 1973 Blue Thumb Records, Inc.

A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, B2, B4, B5: Railroad Music, ASCAP
B3: Jobete Music, BMI

Special thanks to: Hugh Masekela, Stewart Levine, The Crusaders, "Mr. Nighttime" (Bobby Dale), "Miss Nighttime" (Dusty Street), and Voco

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Center label, side A): 6013
  • Matrix / Runout (Center label, side B): 6014
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A etched): T1 BTS 43 6013-1 V
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B etched): T1 BTS 43 6014-1 V
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BTS 43 Arthur Adams It's Private Tonight ‎(LP) Blue Thumb Records BTS 43 US 1973
BTS 43 Arthur Adams It's Private Tonight ‎(LP, Album) Blue Thumb Records, Inc. BTS 43 US Unknown
BTS 43 Arthur Adams It's Private Tonight ‎(LP, Promo) Blue Thumb Records BTS 43 US 1973