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Grover Washington, Jr. - Skylarkin' Album

Grover Washington, Jr. - Skylarkin' Album Performer: Grover Washington, Jr.
Title: Skylarkin'
Style: Jazz-Funk
Category: Jazz / Funk
Date of release: 1980
Country: US
Label: Motown
Catalog number: M7-933R1
Size MP3: 2849 mb
Size FLAC: 1768 mb
Rating: 4.5


1Easy Loving You
Flugelhorn – Jon FaddisTrumpet – Alexander OteyWritten-By – Grover Washington, Jr.
2Snake Eyes
Clavinet – Paul GriffinWritten-By – Grover Washington, Jr.
3I Can't Help It
Synthesizer [Oberheim 8-voice] – Ed WalshWritten-By – S. Wonder, S. Greene
4Bright Moments
Soloist, Piano [Acoustic] – Jorge DaltoWritten-By – Roland Kirk
Written-By – R. MacDonald, W. Salter
6Open Up Your Mind (Wide)
Written-By – C. K. Wilson, R. J. Wilson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
M7-933R1Grover Washington, Jr. Skylarkin' ‎(LP, Album)MotownM7-933R1US1980
SETML 23Grover Washington, Jr. Skylarkin' ‎(LP, Album)Tamla MotownSETML 23India1980
2-47.097Grover Washington, Jr. Skylarkin' ‎(LP, Album, RE)Motown2-47.097Spain1981
MOW•40, MOW - 40Grover Washington, Jr. Skylarkin' ‎(LP, Album)Motown, MotownMOW•40, MOW - 40Mexico1982
M7-933R1Grover Washington, Jr. Skylarkin' ‎(LP, Album)MotownM7-933R1US1980


  • Arranged ByGrover Washington, Jr. (tracks: A1 to A3), Bill Eaton (tracks: B1 to B3)
  • Art DirectionGinny Livingston, John Cabalka
  • BassMarcus Miller
  • ConductorBill Eaton
  • Coordinator [Production]Scott Charles
  • DrumsIdris Muhammad
  • EngineerRichard Alderson
  • Engineer [Assistant]Anthony MacDonald, Ed Heath, Lamont Moreno
  • GuitarEric Gale
  • IllustrationBill Imhoff
  • Mastered ByGeorge Moreno
  • PercussionRalph MacDonald
  • Piano [Acoustic], Electric PianoRichard Tee
  • ProducerGrover Washington, Jr.
  • Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Synthesizer [Prophet 5], OcarinaGrover Washington, Jr.


Eric Gale appears courtesy of CBS Records
Richard Tee appears courtesy of Tappan Zee Records
Joe Faddis appears courtesy of Buddha Records

Recorded October 1979 at Rosebud Recording Inc., New York, N.Y.
Mastered at Sterling Sound, Inc., New York, N.Y.

℗ © 1980 Motown Record Corporation
Printed in U.S.A.

This is the 1st US pressing, copies do not have a barcode. They have a "Motown 20th Anniversary" logo on bottom left of back cover. Later copies have barcode and plain Motown logo.


  • Recorded At – Rosebud Recording Studio
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation


User reviews
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