Feets Don't Fail Me Now

Feets Don't Fail Me Now

by Herbie Hancock

CD(Special Edition)

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Overview

Herbie Hancock's electric records up until this point were marked by intelligence and adventure, even at their most earthy. But no, this one doesn't have an ounce of either. Herbie falls hook, line and sinker for the disco fad and submerges his personality underneath the plastic vocals and four-on-the-floor disco beat. Hancock's own gauzy vocals through a Sennheiser vocoder are embarrassing, and even his synthesizer work sounds coarse and gimmicky. This time, even the purists were right; this is of no interest to jazz listeners and it isn't even good disco.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/16/2015
Label: Funkytown Grooves
UPC: 0810736021749
catalogNumber: 428
Rank: 25821

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Herbie Hancock   Primary Artist,Keyboards,Background Vocals,Vocoder,Lead
Bennie Maupin   Soprano Saxophone
Bill Summers   Percussion
Ray Obiedo   Guitar
Coke Escovedo   Timpani
Bryan Bell   Keyboards,Vocoder
Sheila Escovedo   Conga
James Gadson   Drums
James Levi   Drums
Ray Parker   Guitar,Drums
Julia Tillman Waters   Background Vocals
Maxine Willard Waters   Background Vocals
Luther Waters   Background Vocals
Oren Waters   Background Vocals
Eddie Watkins   Electric Bass
Wah Wah Watson   Guitar
Brian Davis   Percussion
Freddie Washington   Electric Bass

Technical Credits

Herbie Hancock   Composer,Producer
Bennie Maupin   Composer
Ray Obiedo   Composer
Bryan Bell   Engineer
Fred Catero   Engineer
James Gadson   Composer
Bruce Good   Composer
James Levi   Composer
Ray Parker   Composer
Melvin Ragin   Composer
David Rubinson   Composer,Producer,Engineer
Fred Washington   Composer
Eddie Watkins   Composer
Wah Wah Watson   Producer
Allee Willis   Composer
Tony Lane   Art Direction
Alex Henderson   Liner Notes
Henry Towns   Reissue Coordinator
Tony Calvert   Reissue Producer
Randy Mahon   Artist,Interview Coordinator
Jeffrey Cohen   Composer
Shigenari Onishi   Cover Art

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