DISCOGRAPHY: 1970-1979
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Hugh Masekela
Los Angeles: c. 1970

Hugh Masekela (tp) with others unknown.

a. A Promise (Masekela)

Issues: None
Samplers: a on Motown (SA) TMH-5909 titled WOZA! AND OTHER HITS.


RECONSTRUCTION
Hugh Masekela
Los Angeles: c. 1970

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (p); Joe Sample (el-p); Arthur Adams (g); Wilton Felder, Monk Montgomery (b); Al Foster, Wayne Henderson (d); Francisco Aguabella (cga); Letta Mbulu, Caiphus Semenya, Philemon Hou (background vcl); Dale Frank (orchestration) with strings.

a. You Keep Me Hangin' On (Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/
     Edward Holland Jr.) - 3:38 

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl, arr); Larry Willis (p); Joe Sample (el-p); Arthur Adams (g); Wilton Felder, Monk Montgomery (b); Al Foster, Wayne Henderson (d); Francisco Aguabella (cga); Letta Mbulu, Caiphus Semenya, Philemon Hou (background vcl).

b. Make Me A Potion (Caiphus Semenya) - 5:31  
c
. Leave Us Alone (Hugh Masekela) - 4:24

Hugh Masekela (tp, arr); Larry Willis (p); Joe Sample (el-p); Arthur Adams (g); Wilton Felder, Monk Montgomery (b); Al Foster, Wayne Henderson (d); Francisco Aguabella (cga).

d. Woza (Hugh Masekela) -2:19

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (el-p); Arthur Adams (g); Monk Montgomery (b); Al Foster (d); Frank Kavelin (orchestration) with horns, strings.

e. I Will (John Lennon/Paul McCartney) - 3:10

Hugh Masekela (tp); Larry Willis (p); Arthur Adams (g); Monk Montgomery (b); Al Foster (d); Dale Frank (orchestration) with horns and strings.

f. Traces (Emory Gordy/Buddy Buie/James Cobb) - 5:39

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (p); Joe Sample (el-p); Arthur Adams, Bruce Langhorne (g); Wilton Felder (b); Wayne Henderson (d, arr); Francisco Aguabella (cga) with horns.

g. I Can't Dance (Hugh Masekela) - 3:45

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (p); Joe Sample (el-p); Arthur Adams, Bruce Langhorne (g); Wilton Felder (b); Wayne Henderson (d); Francisco Aguabella (cga); Frank Kavelin (orchestration) with horns, strings.

h. Father Time (Maybe Then You'll Know) (Hugh Masekela) - 2:57

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl, arr); Larry Willis (p); Joe Sample (el-p); Arthur Adams, Bruce Langhorne (g); Wilton Felder (b); Wayne Henderson (d); Francisco Aguabella (cga).

i. Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell) - 2:17  

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Larry Willis (p, vcl); Hal Dodson (b); Al Foster (d).

j. Sala Le Mane (Hugh Masekela) - 5:00

Issues: a-j on Chisa CS 803 (issued July 1970), MoJazz 31453-0329-2 [CD] (issued August 1994). 
Singles: a (3:10 edit) & b also on Chisa 8009 [45] ("Produced by Chisa"). b also on Tamla Motown (SA) TMS 373 [45].
Samplers: a also on
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION, Sheer Sound (SA) SLCD 057 [CD] titled TALES OF AFROJAZZ S.A. and Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER. a & b also on Hip-O Select B001105602 [CD] titled THE COMPLETE MOTOWN SINGLES VOLUME 10: 1970. b, c, d & g also on Motown (SA) TMH-5909 titled WOZA! AND OTHER HITS.
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Larry Cox and Rik Pekkonen


LETTA
Letta Mbulu
Los Angeles, California: May 1970

collective personnel inc. Hugh Masekela (tp, background vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb, d); Wilton Felder (sax, el-b); Joe Sample (key); Arthur Adams, Wayne West (g); "Stix" Hooper (d); Francisco Aguabella (cga); Letta Mbulu (vcl); Murray Adler, Carroll Stephens (vln); Barbara Simons (viola); Nathan Gershman (cello); Frank Dale (string arr).

a. Mahlalela (Lazy Bones) (Caiphus Semenya) - 4:51
b. Use Mncane (Little One) (Letta Mbulu) - 3:27
c. I Won't Weep No More (C. Semenya/O. Drake) - 2:42
d. You Touched Me (C. Semenya/M. Dancy) - 3:41
e. Melodi (Sounds Of Home) (Caiphus Semenya) - 4:29
f. I Need Your Love (C. Semenya/O. Drake) - 2:45
g. Macongo (Hugh Masekela) - 3:15
h. What Shall I Do? (Hugh Masekela) - 2:30
i. Jigijela (Don't Throw Stones) (Caiphus Semenya) - 4:19
j. Qonqoza (Knock) (Caiphus Semenya) - 3:39

Issues: a-j on Chisa CS805P (issued September 1970).
Singles: c (2:35 edit) & d (3:18 edit) also on Chisa C 8012 [45]
Samplers: a also on Strut (E) STRUTLP007, Strut (E) STRUTCD007 [CD] titled CLUB AFRICA 2 and Ether (E) ETHCD006 [CD] titled GILLES PETERSON IN AFRICA. a, b, e & g on
BBE (E) BBELP069, BBE (E) BBECD069 [CD] titled HUGH MASEKELA PRESENTS THE CHISA YEARS 1965-1975 (RARE AND UNRELEASED). c & d also on Tamla Motown (SA) TMC 5242 titled I'LL NEVER BE THE SAME and Hip-o Select B001157902 [CD] titled THE COMPLETE MOTOWN SINGLES VOLUME 11A: 1971. c, d, f, i & j also on Motown TMH (Eu) 5903 titled LETTA MBULU - GOLD. f & i also on Columbia (SA) CDCOL 8109 P [CD] titled GREATEST HITS. i also on SonyBMG (SA) CDBSP3177 [CD] titled COLLECTIONS.
Producer: Stewart Levine and Hugh Masekela
Engineer: Not Listed
Notes: Hugh Masekela


HUGH MASEKELA & THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA
Hugh Masekela
Hollywood, California: April 5, 1971

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Jonas (Mosa) Gwangwa (tb, vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder (ts); Joe Sample (key); Arthur Adams, Wayne West (g); prob. Stix Hooper (d); Caiphus (Caution) Semenya? (vcl).
overdubbed in Hollywood, California: April 9, 1971
Hugh Masekela; King Errison (perc). 

a. Ade (Caiphus Semenya) - 3:47
b. Dyambo (Weary Day Is Over) (Caiphus Semenya) - 3:49

Hollywood, California: April 5, 1971
Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Jonas (Mosa) Gwangwa (tb, vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder (ts); Joe Sample (key); Arthur Adams, Wayne West (g); prob. Stix Hooper (d); Caiphus (Caution) Semenya? (vcl).

c. Ku Ku Di

Hollywood, California: April 7, 1971
Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Jonas (Mosa) Gwangwa (tb, vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder (ts); Joe Sample (key); Arthur Adams, Wayne West (g); prob. Stix Hooper (d); Caiphus (Caution) Semenya? (vcl).

d. Mabasa
e. This Stuff Is Killing Me
f. To Get Ourselves Together (Hugh Masekela) - 2:52

Hollywood, California: April 9, 1971
Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Jonas (Mosa) Gwangwa (tb, vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder (ts); Joe Sample (key); Arthur Adams, Wayne West (g); prob. Stix Hooper (d); Caiphus (Caution) Semenya? (vcl); King Errison (perc). 

g. Mamani (Caiphus Semenya) - 5:23

Hollywood, California: April 7, 1971
Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Jonas (Mosa) Gwangwa (tb, vcl); Wayne Henderson (tb); Wilton Felder (ts); Joe Sample (key); Arthur Adams, Wayne West (g); prob. Stix Hooper (d); Caiphus (Caution) Semenya? (vcl).

h. Goin Back To New Orleans (Hugh Masekela) - 5:07
i. Railroad
j. Johannesburg Hi-Lite Jive (Eric Songxaka/Jonas Gwangwa) - 2:52
k. Caution! (Caiphus Semenya) - 5:41
l. Shebeen (Jonas Gwangwa) - 4:02

same or similar.

m. Hush (Somebody's Calling My Name) (Joe W. May) - 3:34

Note: Dudu Pukwana, a member of Masekela's Union Of South Africa around this time, later authored and performed a song titled "Baloyi" on his 1973 recording IN THE TOWNSHIPS (Caroline 1504, Earthworks 90884-2 [CD]) that bears notable similarities to "Shebeen" above. 

Issues: a, b, f, g, h, j, k, l & m on Chisa CS 808 (issued May 1971), Rare Earth (E) SRE-3002, MoJazz 31453-0330-2 [CD] (issued August 1994).
Singles: b (2:35 edit) & l (4:00 edit) also on Chisa C 8014F [45]. l also on Tamla Motown (SA) TMS 373 [45].
Samplers: a also on
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION. a, f, g, h, j & m also on Spectrum (E) 9810227 [CD] titled THE COLLECTION. a, g, f, h & j also on Motown (SA) TMH-5909 titled WOZA! AND OTHER HITS. b also on Tapecar (Br) LPS X0-4 titled SOM ECODINAMIC PART TWO, Motor (Ger) 525 444-1, Motor (Ger) 525 444-2 [CD] titled MOJO CLUB PRESENTS DANCELOOR JAZZ VOLUME 4: LIGHT MY FIRE and Strut (E) STRUTLP007, Strut (E) STRUTCD007 [CD] titled CLUB AFRICA 2. b, g, j & l also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER. b, b (stereo promo version) & l also on  Hip-o Select B001157902 [CD] titled THE COMPLETE MOTOWN SINGLES VOLUME 11A: 1971. l also on ? (SA) ? [CD] titled MESH MAPETLA PRESENTS JAZZ IN SOUTH AFRICA VOLUME 1
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Lewis Peters


HOME IS WHERE THE MUSIC IS
(aka THE AFRICAN CONNECTION)
Hugh Masekela
Island Studios; London, England: January 1972

Hugh Masekela (flhrn); Dudu Pukwana (as); Larry Willis (p, el-p); Eddie Gomez (b); Nakhaya Ntshoko (d).

a. Part Of A Whole (Caiphus Semenya)  - 9:37
b. Minawa (S. Toure) - 9:38
c. The Big Apple (Caiphus Semenya) - 7:52
d. Umhome (Miriam Makeba) - 5:20
e. Maseru (Hugh Masekela) - 7:12
f. Inner Crisis (Larry Willis) - 5:52
g. Blues For Huey (K. Moeketsi) - 6:26
h. Nomali (Caiphus Semenya) - 7:20
i. Maesha (Caiphus Semenya) - 11:49
j. Ingoo Pow-Pow (Children's Song) (Caiphus Semenya) - 6:47

Issues: a-j on Blue Thumb Chisa BTS 6003, Verve B001123002 [CD], Verve (Eu) 062517686830 [CD], Blue Thumb (Fr) BT. 10.006 titled HOME IS WHERE THE MUSIC IS. a-j also on ABC Impulse IA-9343/2 titled THE DEDICATION SERIES/VOL. V: THE AFRICAN CONNECTION (issued 1978).
Samplers: a also on
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION. c & h also on MCA (E) GSL 136 titled DOLLAR BRAND ENCOUNTERS HUGH MASEKELA. f also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER.
Producer: Stewart Levine and Caiphus Semenya
Engineer: Rik Pekkonen
Notes: Michael Cuscuna (ABC Impulse IA-9343/2).


INTRODUCING HEDZOLEH SOUNDZ 
Masekela
Lagos, Nigeria: July 1973

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); Nat "Leepuma" Hammond (f, cga, vcl); Richard Neesai "Jagger" Botchway (g); Stanley Kwesi Todd (el-b, vcl); Acheampong Welbeck (d); James Kwaku Morton (cga, vcl); Isaac Asante (talking d, perc, vcl); Samuel Nortey (perc, vcl).

a. Languta (Hugh Masekela) - 4:49
b. Kaa Ye Oya (Sam Nortey/Nii Morton) - 4:36
c. Adade (Sam Nortey/Nii Morton/Obo Addy) - 4:16
d. Yei Baa Gbe Wolo (Sam Nortey/Nii Morton) - 5:40

same, vcl out.

e. Patience (Nat Hammond/Richard Neesai) - 3:50
f. When (Nat Hammond) - 7:31

same, add vcl.

g. Nye Tamo Ame (Nat Hammond) - 5:25
h. Rekpete (adapted by Hedzoleh Soundz) - 3:48

Issues: a-h on Blue Thumb Chisa BTS 62. 
Singles: a (3:05 edit) & h on Blue Thumb Chisa BTA 244 [45]
Samplers: a also on Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOP CD 200 [CD] titled STIMELA,
Blue Thumb B0002442-02 [CD] titled STILL GRAZING: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HUGH MASEKELA, Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION. a & a (Afrocool Remix) also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER.
Producer: Not Listed
Engineer: Not Listed. Remix Engineer: Rik Pekkonen
Notes: N/A


Hugh Masekela
Radio Broadcast - Live at the Troubadour Club: February 13, 1974

Hugh Masekela (tp, flhrn); Stanley Todd (key, etc); Richard Botchway (g); Salas Welbeck (talking d, vcl); James Nii Kwaku Morton, Nat "lee Puma" Hammond (cga, vcl); Sammy “Suchie” Nortey, Isaac Asante (perc, vcl).

(unknown titles)

Issues: None
Engineer: Wally Heider


I AM NOT AFRAID
Masekela
Los Angeles, California: March-April 1974

collective personnel inc. Hugh Masekela (tp, flhrn); Joe Sample (el-p); Richard Neesai "Jagger" Botchway (g); Stanley Kwesi Todd (el-b); Stix Hooper (d); Acheampong Welbeck (bass d, calabash, bells); James Kwaku Morton, Nat "Leepuma" Hammond (cga); Isaac Asante (talking d, perc); Samuel Nortey (shekere).

a. (A) Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie/Frank Paparelli) - 7:32 

same or similar, except Hugh Masekela (tp, flhrn, vcl); Nat "Leepuma" Hammond (cga, vcl); Isaac Asante (talking d, perc, vcl); Samuel Nortey (shekere, vcl).

b. Been Such A Long Time Gone (Hugh Masekela) - 4:00
c. In The Market Place (Hugh Masekela) - 5:35
d. Jungle Jim (Hugh Masekela) - 4:30
e. African Secret Society (Hugh Masekela) - 5:45

same or similar, except Nat "Leepuma" Hammond (f, cga, vcl).

f. Nina (Hugh Masekela/S. Toure) - 5:40

same or similar, except Joe Sample (p). Flute out.

g. Stimela (Coal Train) (Hugh Masekela) - 6:30

Issues: a-g on Blue Thumb Chisa BTS-6015, Blue Thumb (Fr) BY 10.037, Blue Thumb (Jap) SWX-6163. 
Singles: d (3:15 edit) & e also on Blue Thumb Chisa BTA 255 [45]. 
Samplers: b & g also on Blue Thumb B0002442-02 [CD] titled STILL GRAZING: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HUGH MASEKELA. b, e & g also on Connoisseur Collection (E) VSOP CD 200 [CD] titled STIMELA. c, c (In The Market Dub by Moritz von Oswald), g & g (Jazzanova Remix) also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER. g also on Blue Thumb 7002 [CD] titled ALL DAY THUMBSUCKER REVISITED, ATO 0009 [CD] titled AMANDLA! A REVOLUTION IN FOUR-PART HARMONY and
Hip-O B0007383-02 [CD] titled THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - 20th CENTURY MASTERS - THE MILLENNIUM COLLECTION.
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Rik Pekkonen


WHEN WE WERE KINGS
Soundtrack

Live in Zaire, Africa: 1974

a. Drew "Bundini" Brown - 0:07
b. Ain't No Sunshine/You (Medley) - Bill Withers - 3:00
c. Sweet Sixteen - B.B. King - 6:14
d. African Girls Chant - 0:19
e. Ali - When I Get To Africa - 0:06
f. The Payback - James Brown - 3:42
g. Mobutu Chant - 0:18
h. I'll Be Around - Spinners - 3:03
i. Put It Where You Want It - Crusaders - 4:30
j. Ali - "Wait Till I Kick Foreman's Behind" - 0:06
k. I Got Some Help I Don't Need - B.B. King - 5:07
l. Gonna Have A Funky Good Time - James Brown - 4:40
m. Ali - "Mr. Tooth Decay" - 0:24
n. I'm Coming Home - Spinners - 4:10
o. Drew "Bundini" Brown - 0:20
p. Ali - "You Out Sucker" - 0:21
q. Chant - 0:36

Note: Other titles recorded later, circa 1997, for the soundtrack recording.

Issues: a-q on The DAS Label/Mercury 314 534 462-2 [CD]
Producer: Stewart Levine, Hugh Masekela and Lloyd Price
Engineer: Ric Pekkonen  


Ojah with Hugh Masekela
prob. California: c. 1975

prob. Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl); O.J. Ekemonde (sax, perc); Adaloja Gboyega (el-p); "Jagger" Botchway, Stanley Kwesi Todd (g); Yaw Opoku (b); Papa Frankie Todd (d); Asante (talking d, perc); Odinga "Guy" Warren (shekere, perc).

a. Afro Beat Blues

Issues: None
Samplers: h also on
BBE (E) BBELP069, BBE (E) BBECD069 [CD] titled HUGH MASEKELA PRESENTS THE CHISA YEARS 1965-1975 (RARE AND UNRELEASED).  


The Disco Kid
c. 1975

Hugh Masekela (tp, vcl) with others unknown.

a. The Disco Kid (Part I) (mono) (Masekela/Ekemonde/Todd/Todd/Opoku) - 3:15
b. The Disco Kid (Part I) (stereo) (Masekela/Ekemonde/Todd/Todd/Opoku) - 3:15

Issues: a-b on Casablanca NB-842 [45]. a-b also on Casablanca NBLP-002 [12].
Producer: Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine


THE BOY'S DOIN' IT
Masekela
Lagos, Nigeria: c. 1975

Hugh Masekela (tp, flhrn, vcl); O.J. Ekemode (sax, vcl); Adelaja (Adaloja) Gboyega (el-p); Stanley Todd Kwesi (g, vcl); Yaw Opoku (el-b, vcl); Kwasi "Rocki" Dzidzornu (cga); Papa Frankie Todd (d); Odinga "Guy" Warren (shekere, bells, vcl); Isaac Asante (talking d, vcl).

a. The Boy's Doin' It (Hugh Masekela/O.J. Ekemode/Stanley Todd Kwesi/Papa Frankie
     Todd/Yaw Opoku/Adelaja  Gboyega/Odinga "Guy" Warren) - 4:04
b. Mama (Hugh Masekela) - 5:12
c. Excuse Me Please (Hugh Masekela) - 6:24
d. Ashiko (O.J. Ekemode) - 9:38
e. In The Jungle (Hugh Masekela) - 5:15

same, without vcl.

f. A Person Is A Sometime Thing (Hugh Masekela) - 6:39

Note: Casablanca NBLP-7017 issued June 12, 1975.

Issues: a-f on Casablanca NBLP-7017. a-f on Micsa (Arg) SUP-646 titled EL MUCHACHO LO ESTA HACIENDO. a-f also on Verve 314 557 403-2 [CD] titled THE BOY'S DOIN' IT
Singles: a & c also on Casablanca NB-848 [45]. f also on Casablanca NB-861 [45]. a (Carl Craig Remix - DJ Naughty Edit) also on
Eskimo (Bel) 541416 501401 [12] titled DJ NAUGHTY - ONE NIGHT IN BERLIN. a, b, c & f also on Casablanca NBLP-001 [12] (also titled THE BOY'S DID IT). b ("Metro Area's Birthday Dub") & b also on Verve B000161911 [12].
Samplers: a also on Casablanca NBLP-1 titled THE CASABLANCA FILE, Verve 314 525 797-2 [CD] titled MOVE TO GROOVE: THE BEST OF 1970s JAZZ FUNK and Verve
B000430202 [CD] titled VERVE UNMIXED 3. a (Carl Craig Remix) also on Verve B000416602 [CD] titled VERVE REMIXED 3, Verve B000543402 [CD] titled THE COMPLETE VERVE REMIXED DELUXE BOX and Eskimo (Bel) 541416 501400 titled DJ NAUGHTY - ONE NIGHT IN BERLIN. a, b, c & e also on Spectrum (E) 9810227 [CD] titled THE COLLECTION. b also on Verve B000088502 [CD], Verve (Jap) UCCV-4092 [CD] titled VERVE UNMIXED 2. a & c also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER. b ("Metro Area's Birthday Dub") also on Verve B000059802 [CD], Verve (Jap) UCCV-1047 [CD] titled VERVE REMIXED 2 and Verve B000543402 [CD] titled THE COMPLETE VERVE REMIXED DELUXE BOX.
Producer: Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine. Directed by Stewart Levine.
Engineer: Not Listed
Notes: Alan Leeds (Verve 314 557 403-2 [CD]).


TEARS ON MY PILLOW
Johnny Nash
London, Jamaica, Philadelphia and Hollywood: c. 1975

collective personnel inc. Hugh Masakela (sic) (tp); George Lee (sax); Robert Bailey, Johnny "Rabbit" Bundrick, Tyrone Downie, Gordon DeWitty, Shawn Furlong, Herbie Hancock, Emmanuel Rentzos (key); Bunny Sigler (key, background vcl, arr); Julian Chapman, Winston Dellandro, Theodore Life, Willie Lindo, Kim Miller, G.T. Moore, Bobby Womack (g); Val Douglas, Raymond Earl, Rosko Gee, Jerome Rimson, Terry Wilson (b); Richard Bailey, Paul Douglas, Scott Miller, Melvin Webb (d); Vince Montana (vib); Paul Khouri (perc); Johnny Nash (perc, vcl, background vcl, arr); Ronald Tyson, Bettye Wright, The T.J.'s, Madeline Bell, Liza Strike, Joanne Williams, The G.T.s (background vcl); Ronnie Baker, Ray Jackson, Luchi De Jesus (arr).

a. Why Did You Do It (Johnny Nash/Bunny Sigler) - 6:18
b. Rock It Baby (Baby We've Got A Date) (Bob Marley) - 3:15
c. I'm Comin' Home In The Morning (Bunny Sigler/Ronald Tyson) - 3:20
d. The Edge Of Love (George Lee) - 3:20
e. Tears On My Pillow (I Can't Take It) (Ernie Smith) - 3:18
f. Reggae On Broadway (Bob Marley) - 3:58
g. Mellow Mood (Bob Marley) - 3:16
h. Let's Be Friends (Johnny Nash/George Lee) - 2:55
i. Cream Puff (M. Nash) - 2:06
j. Say It Ain't True (Bunny Sigler/Ronald Tyson) - 5:50

Issues: a-j on CBS (E) 69148.
Singles: b on CBS (E) 3825 [45]. e on CBS (E) 3220 [45]. f on Epic (E) 5932. h on CBS (E) 3597 [45], CBS (Ger) 3772 [45].
Producer: Johnny Nash (b, d, f, g, h & i). Johnny Nash & Bunny Sigler (a, c & j). Johnny Nash & Ken Khouri (e).
Engineer: Bernie O'Gorman, Jay Mark, Kenny Present, Bill, Buddy, Mike, George.


COLONIAL MAN
Masekela
Macon, Georgia; New York City and Chicago: c. 1975-1976

Hugh Masekela (flhrn, vcl); O.J. Ekemode (sax, perc, vcl); Adelaja (Adaloja) Gboyega (el-p); Sivuca (g); Stanley Todd Kwesi (el-g, vcl); "Jagger" Botchway (el-g); Yaw Opoku (el-b, vcl); Papa Frankie Todd (d); Odinga "Guy" Warren (shekere, perc, vcl); Asante (talking d, perc, vcl); Patti Austin, Deborah McDuffie, Maeretha Stewart (background vcl).

a. A Song For Brazil (Hugh Masekela) - 4:13
b. For The Love Of You (R. Isley/ R. Isley/K. Isley) - 8:25

same, except without Sivuca, Patti Austin, Deborah McDuffie, Maeretha Stewart.

b. Vasco Da Gama (The Sailor Man) (Hugh Masekela) - 5:28
d. Colonial Man (Hugh Masekela) - 5:04
e. Whitch Doctor (Hugh Masekela) - 7:31

same, add Patti Austin, Deborah McDuffie, Maeretha Stewart (background vcl).

f. Cecil Rhodes (Hugh Masekela) - 5:13

Note: Casablanca NBLP-7023 issued January 30, 1976.

Issues: a-f on Casablanca NBLP-7023. 
Singles: b (4:05 edit) & e also on Casablanca NB-857 [45]. 
Samplers: a & d also on Verve 314 557 403-2 [CD] titled THE BOY'S DOIN' IT. d & e also on Spectrum (E) 9810227 [CD] titled THE COLLECTION. e also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER.
Producer: Hugh Masekela. Director: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Rik Pekkonen


Baranta
Lagos, Nigeria: 1976

prob. Jet Arnold (key, g); Emile Walsh (g); George Kiester (b); Francis Fuster (d); Frideay Pozo (perc); Hugh Masekela, Miatta Fahnbulleh (vcl).

a. Amo Sakesa
b. Tepo
c. Witch Doctor
d. Ahvuomo
e. A Cheeka Laka Laka

Issues: ?
Samplers: a-e on
BBE (E) BBELP069, BBE (E) BBECD069 [CD] titled HUGH MASEKELA PRESENTS THE CHISA YEARS 1965-1975 (RARE AND UNRELEASED).


MELODY MAKER
Masekela
Silver Spring, Maryland and Fairfax, Virginia: c. 1976

Hugh Masekela (flhrn, vcl); Adelaja (Adaloja) Gboyega (key); Stanley Todd (org, g); Jagger Niisai Botchway (g); Yaw Opoku (b); Asante (perc); Papa Frankie Todd (d); Eka-Ete (vcl).

a. Hi-Life (Masekela/Adelaja Gboyega/Yaw Opoku) - 9:24

same, add Side Effect (background vcl).

b. The Best Of My Love (Don Henley/Glenn Frey/J.D. Souther) - 3:12
c. Melody Maker (Hugh Masekela) - 3:36

same, add Theatre West (background vcl). Side Effect out.

d. Dance (Stanley Todd/Hugh Masekela) - 3:00

same, Theatre West out.

e. ToeJam (Jagger Niisai Botchway/Yaw Opoku/Hugh Masekela) - 4:30
f. I'll Make You Feel Alright (Stanley Todd) - 3:04
g. Come On Home (Hugh Masekela) - 4:15
h. Melodi (Hugh Masekela) - 3:10

Note: Casablanca NBLP-7036 issued on November 1, 1976.

Issues: a-h on Casablanca NBLP-7036. 
Singles: d also on Casablanca NB-862 [45]. a also on Casablanca NB-879 [45]. 
Samplers: a also on Spectrum (E) 9810227 [CD] titled THE COLLECTION. a & e also on Verve 314 557 403-2 [CD] titled THE BOY'S DOIN' IT. f also on Superclasse (Fr) SUC0006CDX [CD] titled FOR THE LADIES VOL. 2 - ONE MORE CHANCE.
Producer: Hugh Masekela & Stewart Levine.
Engineer: Stewart Levine. Assistant Engineer: José Williams & Ted Bodner


EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE
Randy Crawford

Hollywood, California: c. 1976
Hugh Masekela (flhrn solo); Joe Sample (key); Larry Carlton (g, rhythm arr); Dean Parks (g); Robert Powell, Jr. (el-b); James Gadson (d); Randy Crawford (vcl).
overdubbed in New York City: c. 1976
Alfred Brown, Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky, Harry Cykman, Joseph Malignaggi, Sanford Allen, Marvin Morganstern, Guy Lumia, Max Pollikoff, Selwart Clarke, Jesse Levy, Kermit Moore (strings); Jimmy Jones (strings arr).

a. Only Your Love Song Lasts (Art Munson/Stephen Kalinich) - 4:06

Note: Other titles without Hugh Masekela.

Issues: a on Warner Bros. BS-2975, Warner Bros. (E) K-56328, Warner Bros. (Eu) 27307-2 [CD].
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Rik Pekkonen, Kevin Herron
Notes: George Benson


PEDDLIN' MUSIC ON THE SIDE
Lamont Dozier Dozier
Hollywood, California: c. 1977

collective personnel prob. inc. Joe Sample (p); Ronnie Coleman (el-p); Mike Boddiker (synth); Arthur Adams, Ray Parker, Jr., David T. Walker, Steve Buckmeyer, Roland Bautista (el-g); Wilton Felder (el-b); James Gadson (d); Paulinho da Costa, Bill Summers (perc); Lamont Dozier (vcl); Waters (background vcl); Hugh Masekela (rhythm arr); O.J. Ekemodo (vocal arr).

a. Going Back To My Roots (Lamont Dozier) - 9:45

Note: Other titles without Hugh Masekela.

Issues: a on Warner Bros. BS-3039, Castle Music (E) CMRCD099 [CD].
Singles: a on Warner Bros. WBS 8363 [45] (4:10 edit)
Producer: Stewart Levine
Engineer: Rik Pekkonen
Notes: Chris Wells (Castle Music (E) CMRCD099 [CD])


YOU TOLD YOUR MAMA NOT TO WORRY
Masekela
Kumasi, Ghana and Hollywood, California: c. 1977

Hugh Masekela (flhrn, pm vcl); Stanley Todd (g, vcl); Ernie Baiddoo (el-b); Frank Todd (d); Paulinho Da Costa (perc); Christine Clinton, Richard Sirleaf, Elvin Brown, Miriam Makeba (vcl); Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Luther Waters, Oren Waters (background vcl).

a. You Told Your Mama Not To Worry (Hugh Masekela) - 7:18
b. Hangover (Babalazi) (aka I Haven't Slept)
     (Hugh Masekela/Letta Mbulu) - 5:20
c. Soweto Blues (Hugh Masekela/Stanley Todd) - 5:48
d. Black Beauty (Stanley Todd) - 6:17
e. Mami Wata (aka Mamiwater) (adapted by Hugh Masekela/Stanley Todd) - 3:36
f. Makonko (adapted by Hugh Masekela) - 4:37
g. The Mandingo Man (Hugh Masekela) - 5:42

Note: (a) "Hangover" is correctly credited to Hugh Masekela and Letta Mbulu on the sleeve of Casablanca NBLP-7079, but incorrectly credited to Hugh Masekela and Stanley Todd on the label. (b) Selection e is titled "Mamiwater" on the sleeve of Casablanca NBLP-7079 and as "Mami Wata" on the label. (c)Casablanca NBLP-7079 issued November 9, 1977.

Issues: a-g on Casablanca NBLP-7079, Casablanca (Fr) CBLA 71029. 
Samplers: a & e also on Verve 314 557 403-2 [CD] titled THE BOY'S DOIN' IT.
Producer: Hugh Masekela & Stanley Todd. Associate Producer: Rik Pekonnen. 
Executive Producer: Stewart Levine.
Engineer: Jacob Sedzro. Assistant Engineer: Attakora Manu 


COUNTRY GIRL
Myriam Makeba
Kumasi, New York and Paris: c. 1977-1978

J. P. Debarbat (sax, f); Hugh Masekela (p, vcl, arr); Stanley Todd (p, g, arr); Ernie Baidoo (b); Frankie Todd (d); Papa Kouyate (perc); Miriam Makeba (vcl); Eloin J. Brown, Chris, Clinton, Richard Surleef (background vcl).

a. Country Girl (Stanley Todd/Hugh Masekela) - 5:20
b. Tailor Man (Stanley Todd/Hugh Masekela) - 4:30
c. Xica da Silva (Jorge Ben) - 5:30
d. Witch Doctor (Isangoma) (Bongi Makeba) - 4:00
e. The Lion Cries (Mbube) - 5:00
f. Meet Me At The River (Stanley Todd/Hugh Masekela) - 5:40
g. Goodbye Poverty (Beaters) - 5:30
h. Click Song (Myriam Makeba) - 3:35

Issues: a-h on Disques Esperance (Fr) ESP 165 518, Sonodisc (Fr) CD 6518 [CD]. a-h also on Goya 72712 [CD] titled MEET ME AT THE RIVER.
Producer: Stanley Todd and Myriam Makeba
Engineer: Jacob Sedzro, Richard Alderson, Guy Salmon


HERB ALPERT/HUGH MASEKELA
Herb Alpert/Hugh Masekela
Hollywood, California: c. 1978

collective personnel inc. Herb Alpert (tp, flhrn, background vcl, arr); Hugh Masekela (flhrn, background vcl, arr); Donald W. Cooke, George Bohannon (tb); Maurice Spears (b-tb); Sidney Isaac Muldrow, Marilyn Robinson (frhrn); Hotep Cecil Barnard
(aka Hotep Idris Galeta) (key); Caiphus Semenya (key, background vcl, arr, horn arr); Ian Underwood (synth); Lee Ritenour, Freddie Harris, Arthur Adams (g); Chuck Domanico, Louis Johnson (el-b); James Gadson (d); Paulinho da Costa (perc); Letta Mbulu, Lani Hall (background vcl); Gerald Vinci (concert master); Jimmy Jones (strings arr); Donald Cooke (orchestration).

a. Skokiaan (public domain) - 3:40

same or similar, Louis Johnson out.

b. Moonza (Caiphus Semenya/Herb Alpert) - 4:40
c. Ring Bell (George Weiss/Jerry Ragavoy) - 3:25

same or similar, add Craig Hundley (synth).

d. Happy Hanna (Hotep Cecil Barnard/Caiphus Semenya) - 4:59

same or similar, Tommy Tedesco (g solo); Carlos Vega (d). Craig Hundley out.

e. Lobo (Edu Lobo) - 7:24

same or similar, Michael Boddicker (synth); Spider Webb (d). Tommy Tedesco, Carlos Vega out.

f. African Summer (Caiphus Semenya) - 3:23

same or similar, Arthur Adams (g solo).

g. I'll Be There For You (Caiphus Semenya) - 7:08

Issues: a-g on Horizon SP-728, A&M CD 0819 [CD], A&M (Jap) D22Y3917 [CD]. 
Singles: a & f also on Horizon HZ-115 [45], A&M (Ger) AMS-5630 [45]. a, d & e also on Horizon SP-17007 [12]. e also on Horizon HZ-116 [45]. e (3:45 edit) & e also on Horizon SP-17022 [12]. 
Samplers: a also on A&M CD 17767 [CD] titled A&M JAZZ SERIES: SAMPLER SPRING 1989. a & e also on Verve (Ger) 06007 5328250 [CD] titled HUGH! THE BEST OF HUGH MASEKELA - PRESENTED BY TILL BRÖNNER.
Producer: Stewart Levine, Herb Alpert, Caiphus Semenya. Associate Producer: Hugh Masekela
Engineer: Don Hahn. Assistant Engineers: John Beverly Jones and Derek Dunann. 


WOZA! AND OTHER HITS
Hugh Masekela

Recorded: 1970-1971. Issued: 1978.

a. Woza (from RECONSTRUCTION)
b. The Potion (from RECONSTRUCTION)
c. Johannesburg Hi Lite Jive
     (from HUGH MASEKELA & THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA)
d. I Can't Dance (from RECONSTRUCTION)
e. Leave Us Alone (from RECONSTRUCTION)
f. Goin' Back To New Orleans
     (from HUGH MASEKELA & THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA)
g. Ade (from HUGH MASEKELA & THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA)
h. Mamani (from HUGH MASEKELA & THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA)
i. To Get Ourselves Together
     (from HUGH MASEKELA & THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA)
j. A Promise

Issues: a-j on Motown (SA) TMH-5909


MAIN EVENT LIVE
Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela
Live at the Roxy; Los Angeles, California: May 15, 1978

Herb Alpert (tp); Hugh Masekela (flhrn); Mosa Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Larry Willis (p, el-p, synth); Arthur Adams, Jeff Sigman (el-g); David Williams (b, el-b); Buddy Williams (d); Manolo Badrena (perc).

a. Skokiaan (traditional)
b. Shame The Devil (Mosa Jonas Gwangwa) - 6:58
c. She-Been (Mosa Jonas Gwangwa) - 3:30
d. Foreign Natives (Mosa Jonas Gwangwa) - 9:15
e. Moonza (Caiphus Semenya/Herb Alpert)
f. People Make The World Go 'Round (Thom Bell/Linda Creed) - 5:36
g. Grazin' In The Grass (Philemon Hou)
h. Lobo (Edu Lobo)

Los Angeles, California: July 3, 1978
Herb Alpert (tp); Hugh Masekela (flhrn); Mosa Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Larry Willis (p); Arthur Adams, Jeff Sigman (g); David Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d); Manolo Badrena (perc).

i. Blazin' Trail
j. Walk On By

Los Angeles, California: July 5, 1978
Herb Alpert (tp); Hugh Masekela (flhrn); Mosa Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Larry Willis (p); Arthur Adams, Jeff Sigman (g); George Johnson, David Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d); Manolo Badrena (perc).

k. (George Johnson tune)
l. (Herb Alpert tune) (possibly I'm Comin' Home, below)

Los Angeles, California: July 7, 1978
Herb Alpert (tp); Hugh Masekela (flhrn); Mosa Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Larry Willis (p); Arthur Adams, Jeff Sigman (g); David Williams (b); Buddy Williams (d); Manolo Badrena (perc).

m. Besame Mucho (Consuelo Velaquez) - 4:14

Los Angeles, California: c. 1978
Herb Alpert (tp); Hugh Masekela (flhrn); Mosa Jonas Gwangwa (tb); Larry Willis (p, el-p, synth); Arthur Adams, Jeff Sigman (el-g); David Williams (b, el-b); Buddy Williams (d); Manolo Badrena (perc).

n. I'm Comin' Home (Herb Alpert) - 5:22
o. Kalahari Nights (Mosa Jonas Gwangwa) - 6:24
p. Mama Way (Henry Sithole) - 5:50

Issues: b, c, d, f, m, n, o & p on A&M SP-4727. 
Singles: d & p also on A&M 2107 S [45]. f &m also on A&M SP-17040 [12] (other titles by Gino Vanelli, without Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela).
Samplers: m also on A&M 17051 titled R&B HIT KIT #4.
Producer: Herb Alpert, Hugh Masekela and Mosa Jonas Gwangwa. Associate Producer: Don Hahn.
Engineer: Don Hahn and Derek Dunann.
Notes: N/A


THE PATH
Ralph MacDonald
prob. New York City: c. 1978
Ralph MacDonald (el-d, perc); Idris Muhammad (log drum); Jimi Solanke (spoken voice); Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masakela (sic), Busie Dlamini, Samuel Hlatshwayo, Alfred Lerefolo, Thembi Mtshali, Simon Nkosi, Linda Tshabalala, Junior Tshabalala (vcl); William Eaton (arr,cond).

a. The Path - Part One (Ralph MacDonald/William Salter/William Eaton) - 5:46

same or similar, add Roger Sardinha (ts); Alston Jack (double second?); Clinton "Came To Play" Thobourne (cl solo); Richard Tee (key); Arthur Jenkins, Jr. (clavinet); Eric Gale (g); Rick Marotta (d); Bamboo Steel Band (steel d); Mike Sorzano (cello).

b. The Path - Part Two (Ralph MacDonald/William Salter/William Eaton) - 5:07

same or similar, add Randy Brecker (tp); Barry Rogers (tb); David Sanborn (as); Bob James (synth solo). Mike Brecker (ts) replaces Roger Sardinha; Steve Gadd (d) replaces Rick Marotta. Alston Jack, Bamboo Steel band, Mike Sorzano out.

c. The Path - Part Three (Ralph MacDonald/William Salter/William Eaton) - 6:22

Note: Other titles without Hugh Masekela.

Issues: a-c on Marlin 2210, Videoarts Music (Jap) VACZ-1035 [CD]. 
Singles: b & c also on Marlin 2013 [45].
Producer: Ralph MacDonald, William Salter and William Eaton
Engineer: Richard Alderson

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