🎷 AotW: Kudu Esther Phillips with Joe Beck: What a Diff'rence a Day Makes (Kudu Records KU-23)

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Esther Phillips with Joe Beck: What a Diff'rence a Day Makes

Kudu Records KU-23
Released 1975

A1: One Night Affair 5:48
A2: What A Diff'rence A Day Makes 4:28
A3: Mister Magic 4:22
A4: You're Coming Home 3:24
B1: I Can Stand A Little Rain 3:21
B2: Hurtin' House 5:00
B3: Oh Papa 4:18
B4: Turn Around, Look At Me 3:57

Alto Saxophone – David Sanborn
Arranged By, Lead Guitar – Joe Beck
Bass – Will Lee
Cello – Charles McCracken, George Ricci
Design [Album] – Bob Ciano
Drums – Chris Parker (2)
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
French Horn – Brooks Tillotson, Jim Buffington
Keyboards – Don Grolnick
Mastered By – VAN GELDER*
Musical Assistance [Material Selection], Other [Special Thanks] – Tony Sarafino
Pedal Steel Guitar – Eric Weissberg
Percussion – Ralph MacDonald
Photography By [Album] – Alen MacWeeney
Producer – Creed Taylor
Rhythm Guitar – Steve Khan
Tenor Saxophone – Mike Brecker*
Trombone – Barry Rogers, Tony Studd
Trumpet – Alan Rubin, John Gatchell, Jon Faddis, Randy Brecker
Viola – Al Brown*, Manny Vardi*
Violin – Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Kathryn Kienke, Leo Kahn, Matthew Raimondi, Max Pollikoff
Vocals – Esther Phillips

Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, April, 1975

The title track was a major hit, reaching the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, #10 on the R&B chart, and was a very popular dance club record in 1975 as well.

Amazon product ASIN B01H5JT1PI

Extended version of "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes":

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