Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Inspiration Information
4:12
2 Island Letter
4:41
3 Sparkle City
5:58
4 Aht Uh Mi Hed
4 4:16
5 Happy House
1:16
6 Rainy Day
2:42
7 XL-30
2:09
8 Pling!
4:28
9 Not Available
2:31
10 Strawberry Letter 23
3:59
11 Sweet Thang
4:03
12 Ice Cold Daydream
2:30
13 Freedom Flight
12:56

Credits

CD 1

oboe and tenor saxophone:
Richard Aplanalp (track 13)
trumpet:
Ron Robbins (trumpeter) (tracks 1–9)
Curt Sletten (trumpeter) (tracks 1–9)
drums:
Aynsley Dunbar (tracks 11, 13)
Mike Kowalski (track 12)
Shuggie Otis (tracks 10–13)
slide guitar [bottleneck guitar]:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 10–13)
flute:
Jack Kelso (tracks 1–9)
organ:
George Duke (track 11)
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–13)
guitar [guitars]:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–13)
bass:
Wilton Felder (tracks 11, 13)
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–13)
electric piano:
George Duke (track 13)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–9)
tack piano:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 10–13)
percussion:
Johnny Otis (track 12)
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–9)
celesta [celeste]:
George Duke (track 13)
saxophone:
Jack Kelso (tracks 1–9)
piano:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–13)
bells [sleigh and orquestra bells]:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 10–13)
harp:
Carol Robbins (tracks 1–9)
trombone:
Jim Prindle (tracks 1–9)
Doug Wintz (tracks 1–9)
French horn:
Jeff Martinez (tracks 1–9)
arranger:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–13)
background vocals:
Jim "Supe" Bradshaw (track 11)
Johnny Otis (track 11)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 10–13)
composer:
Shuggie Otis (track 10)
engineer:
George "General" Beauregard (tracks 10–13)
Bobby Bloom (tracks 1–9)
Robb Di Stefano (tracks 1–9)
Willie "The Hand" Greer (tracks 10–13)
Johnny Otis (tracks 1–9)
Nicky Otis (tracks 1–9)
Bob "Groovus" Breault (tracks 10–13)
executive producer:
Johnny Otis (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Johnny Otis (track 13)
Shuggie Otis (tracks 10–13)
mixer:
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–9)
Bob "Groovus" Breault (tracks 10–13)
producer:
Johnny Otis (tracks 10–13)
Shuggie Otis (tracks 1–9)
writer:
Shuggie Otis (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1971 –) (tracks 10–13)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Columbia Studios (Hollywood, 1961-1972) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1–9)
sampled by:
Donuts (outro) by J Dilla (track 9)
recording of:
Freedom Flight (track 13)
Ice Cold Daydream (track 12)
Sweet Thang (track 11)

Release

manufactured in: United States
printed in: United States
copyrighted by: Luaka Bop, Inc. ((c) and (p)) (2001 –)
distributed by: Narada Productions, Inc.
licensed from: Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP)
manufactured by: Narada Productions, Inc.
phonographic copyright by: Luaka Bop, Inc. ((c) and (p)) (2001 –)
ASIN: US: B000059TLS [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/221504 [info]