Wendell Harrison & Phil Ranelin – Message From The Tribe

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The Tribe founders’ collaborative debut released in 1974, remixed from the original multi-track master tapes under the direction of its creators and lacquered by Bernie Grundman.


A1 What We Need 4:07
A2 Angela’s Dilemma (Instrumental) 5:18
A3 Angela’s Dilemma (Vocal) 4:27
A4 How Do We End All Of This Madness (Instrumental) 6:51
A5 How Do We End All Of This Madness (Vocal) 2:40
B1 Wife 9:14
B2 Merciful 6:58
B3 Beneficent 6:57


Composed By, Arranged By, Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Wendell Harrison
Composed By, Arranged By, Trombone, Vocals – Phil Ranelin
Acoustic Bass – Reggie Fields
Bass Clarinet – Aaron Neal
Drums – Billy Turner, Ike Daney
Electric Piano – Charles Eubanks, Keith Vreeland
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Charles Moore, Marcus Belgrave
Vocals – Jeamel Lee
Artwork By – Pat Harrison
Liner Notes – Grant Martin (3)
Lacquer Cut By – Bernie Grundman
Producer – Eothen Alapatt
Remix, Mastered By – Jason Bitner
Restoration – Errol F. Richardson

Individual release of the same mastering as the edition for the Now-Again Records & Vinyl Me Please, Anthology boxset, “The Story of Tribe Records.”

LP, Digital. 2022. NA5209.