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Rahsaan Roland Kirk - The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man album

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man album
  • Performer Rahsaan Roland Kirk
  • Title The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man
  • Date of release 1976
  • Country US
  • Style Post Bop
  • Other formats TTA APE VOC XM WMA MOD WAV
  • Genre Jazz
  • Size MP3 1448 mb
  • Size FLAC 1565 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 568

Man was Rahsaan Roland Kirk's first album for Warner Brothers, recorded before the stroke that impaired him. Kirk is at full creative and musical strength. These seven tracks are an utter astonishment. Kirk's playing of saxophones, harmonica, flutes, and euphonium is deep, soulful, and even profound in places

The Return of the 5000 Lb. Man is an album by jazz t Rahsaan Roland Kirk. This is one that's utterly necessary for fans, and a very fitting intro for the novice". Theme for the Eulipions" (Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Betty Neals) - 9:30.

Man (1976) Theme For The Eulipions. Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Return Of The 5000 lb. Man (1976) I'll Be Seeing You.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Theme For The Eulipions
Composed By – Rahsaan Roland Kirk*Soloist, Vocals – Maeretha StewartWords By – Betty Neals
9:22
A2 Sweet Georgia Brown
Composed By – Ben Bernie, Kenny Casey*, Maceo Pinkard
5:07
A3 I'll Be Seeing You
Composed By – Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain
6:07
B1 Loving You
Composed By – Minnie Riperton, Richard Rudolph
4:42
B2 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Composed By – Charles MingusWords By – Rahsaan Roland Kirk*
6:17
B3 There Wll Never Be Another You
Composed By – Harry Warren , Mac Gordon*
5:08
B4 Giant Steps
Composed By – John ColtraneWords By – Betty Neals
6:11

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Warner Communications
  • Made By – Warner-Pioneer Corporation – P-10230W
  • Licensed From – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Recorded At – Regent Sound Studios, New York City
  • Remixed At – Regent Sound Studios, New York City
  • Mastered At – Regent Sound Studios, New York City

Credits

  • Arranged By – Frank Foster (tracks: A1, B4), Rahsaan Roland Kirk* (tracks: A2 to B3)
  • Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
  • Backing Vocals – Adrienne Albert, Arthur Williams , Francine Carroll, Hilda Harris, Maeretha Stewart, Milton Grayson, Randy Peyton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk* (tracks: B2)
  • Baritone Saxophone, Oboe – Romeo Penque (tracks: A1, B3, B4)
  • Bass – Charles "Buster" Williams* (tracks: A1, B3, B4), Mattathias Pearson* (tracks: B1, B2), Milton Hinton* (tracks: B2)
  • Celesta – Hilton Ruiz (tracks: B4)
  • Design – Eric Monson
  • Drums – Bill Carney (tracks: A3), Charlie Persip (tracks: A1, B3, B4), Jerry Griffin (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Flute – Rahsaan Roland Kirk* (tracks: B1)
  • Guitar – William Butler* (tracks: A3, B1, B2)
  • Harmonica – Rahsaan Roland Kirk* (tracks: A1)
  • Keyboards – Arthur Jenkins (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Liner Notes – 青木和富*, Rahsaan Roland Kirk*
  • Mastered By – Vince McGarry
  • Organ – Trudy Pitts (tracks: A3)
  • Percussion – Habao Texidor* (tracks: A1, B1 to B4), Warren Smith (tracks: B1, B2)
  • Photography By – David Gahr
  • Piano – Hank Jones (tracks: B2), Hilton Ruiz (tracks: A1, B1, B2, B3)
  • Producer – Joel Dorn, Rahsaan Roland Kirk*
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Robert Liftin*
  • Saxophone [Stritchaphone] – Rahsaan Roland Kirk* (tracks: B3)
  • Tenor Saxophone – Rahsaan Roland Kirk* (tracks: A1 to A3, B2 to B4)
  • Tuba – Howard Johnson (tracks: A1, B3, B4)
  • Washboard – Fred Moore* (tracks: B2)

Notes

All lyrics © 1975 Rokir Music Corp. BMI.
℗ 1976 Warner Bros. Records Inc. (rear cover & spine)
Warner-Pioneer Corporation. Is A ★ a subdinary and licensee of Warner Bros. Inc., Warner Comunications Company.

Made in Japan
¥2,500

Includes Japanese liner notes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Print on label A): P-10230W1
  • Matrix / Runout (Print on label B): P-10230W2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped): P-10230 W1 4 - A - 1 +
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped): P-10230 W2 4 - B - 2
  • Other (Price): ¥2,500

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BS 2918 Rahsaan Roland Kirk* The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2918 US 1976
BS 2918 Rahsaan Roland Kirk* The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man ‎(LP, Album, TP) Warner Bros. Records BS 2918 US 1976
BS 2918 Rahsaan Roland Kirk* The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2918 Canada 1976
BS 2918 Rahsaan Roland Kirk* The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Warner Bros. Records BS 2918 US 1976
P-10230W Rahsaan Roland Kirk* The Return Of The 5000 Lb. Man ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records P-10230W Japan 1976