Mojo (Publisher) - p.68
"This set added synthesizers, gave the brass several new dimensions, and moved their groove into a pulsing, sophisticated place."
Kool & The Gang: Robert "Kool" Bell (bass); Dennis "D.T." Thomas (vocals, alto saxophone, Clavinet, congas, percussion); Rick West (vocals, piano); Claydes Smith (guitar); Khalis Bayyan (tenor saxophone, piano, keyboards, bass, percussion); Robert Mickens (trumpet); George Brown (drums).
Additional personnel: Alton Taylor (vocals); Alvin Paizant (oboe, alto saxophone); Penni Saunders, Champagne, Herb Lane (background vocals).
Personnel: Khalis Bayyan (vocals, tenor saxophone, piano, electric piano, Clavinet, Mellotron, synthesizer, kalimba, percussion); Herb Lane, Alton Taylor, Penni Phynjuar Saunders, Robert "Kool" Bell (vocals); Claydes E.X. Smith (guitar, vibraphone, percussion); Ed Pazant (oboe, alto saxophone); Dennis "D.T." Thomas (alto saxophone); Robert "Spike" Mickens (trumpet, flugelhorn); Al Pazant (trumpet); Ricky West (piano); George "Funky" Brown (drums, percussion, gong); Richard Shade, Kenneth Banks (background vocals).
Liner Note Author: Cleveland "Clevie" Browne.
Recording information: Media Sound, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Photographer: David Lartaud.
Arrangers: Claydes E.X. Smith; Dennis "D.T." Thomas; Khalis Bayyan; Ricky West; Robert "Spike" Mickens.