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Salvation Records SAL 701
Released 1974

A1: Stanley's Tune 4:31​
A2: Musikana 7:03​
A3: Virgin Land 8:15​
B1: Peasant Dance 3:30​
B2: Lydian Riff 7:15​
B3: Hot Sand 5:30​
B4: I Don't Have To Do What I Don't Want To Do 3:16​

Bass – Alex Blake (2) (tracks: B1, B2, B4), Stanley Clarke (tracks: A1, A2, A3, B3)
Bassoon – Jane Taylor (tracks: B2)
Clarinet – Eddie Daniels (tracks: B1, B2)
Design – Bob Ciano
Engineer – Dave Palmer (2), Ed Barton
Guitar – David Amaro (tracks: A1, A2, A3), Gabriel DeLorme (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
Keyboards – Milcho Leviev (tracks: B1, B2)
Keyboards, Piano – George Duke (tracks: A1, A3, B3)
Oboe, Piccolo Flute – George Marge (tracks: B1, B2)
Photography By – Alen MacWeeney
Piano [Acoustic], Mellotron – Kenny Ascher* (tracks: B4)
Producer – Billy Cobham
Vocals, Drums, Percussion – Airto Moreira
Vocals, Effects [Vocal Special Effects] – Flora Purim (tracks: A2, B1, B2, B3)

Recorded February 1974 at Electric Lady Studios and Wally Heider Recording.

Amazon product ASIN B01H5JT13K

Not available via Qobuz. Album is out of print and not available via streaming.

Fan-provided YouTube video of complete album:

This was the first album after Salvation was rebooted as another jazz/fusion/Latin spinoff of CTI, with producers other than Creed Taylor. This one was produced by jazz fusion drummer Billy Cobham.
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