The Headhunters ‎– Straight from the Gate (1977)

Straight from the Gate is an album by American jazz-funk five-piece the Headhunters, released in 1977 on Arista. The album is the band’s second of two ’70s-era longplayers recorded independently of Herbie Hancock, who originally formed the band for backup on his 1973 release Head Hunters.

A1. “Straight From The Gate” (5:30)
A2. “Mayonnaise” (5:30)
A3. “Ms. Yum Yum” (6:47)
A4. “Don’t Kill Your Feelings” (4:32)
B1. “Descending Azzizziuh (The Beginning Of A Dream)” (3:58)
B2. “I Remember I Made You Cry” (5:23)
B3. “Pork Soda” (3:57)
B4. “Dreams” (3:16)
B5. “Silhouette” (5:48)

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Sitar [Electric], Backing Vocals – Obsidion Blackbiyrd
Bass, Backing Vocals – Paul Jackson
Drums – Michael Clark
Electric Piano, Piano, Clavinet, Synthesizer [ARP Odyssey, ARP String Ensemble], Organ, Backing Vocals – Paul Potyen
Lead Vocals – Derrick Youman
Percussion – Bill Summers
Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Vocals – Bennie Maupin

Producer – David Rubinson, Fred Catero

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