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The Dramatics - Joy Ride

The Dramatics - Joy Ride
Performer: The Dramatics
Title: Joy Ride
Country: US
Genre: Funk & Soul
Style:Soul, Disco
Released: 1976
Catalog number: 8022-955 H
Label: ABC Records
MP3 album szie: 2278 mb
FLAC album size: 1444 mb


1Richest Man Alive
Guitar – Dennis CoffeyWritten-By – E. Robinson
2I Get Carried Away
Bass – Roderick "Peanut" ChandlerProducer – Jimmy RoachWritten-By – J. Roach
3Stand Up And Move
Arranged By, Bass, Producer – L.J. ReynoldsCongas – Donnie Lewis, Lorenzo "Bag-Of-Tricks" BrownWritten-By – L. Reynolds
4Finger Fever
Producer – Tony HesterWritten-By – T. Hester
5Say The Word
Drums – Jerry Jones , Leslie DanielsProducer – Tony HesterWritten-By – T. Hester
6Sundown Is Coming (Hold Back The Night)
Arranged By – Don Davis Bass – David HoodDrums – Roger HawkinsElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano – Barry BeckettWritten-By – N. Toney
7I Can't Get Over You
Alto Saxophone, Soloist [Saxophone] – Eli FountaineWritten-By – E. McGhee, F. Fleshman, J. Brinson
8After This Dance
Drums – Jerry Jones , Leslie DanielsElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano – Lester William, Rod LumpkinGuitar – Ralph ArmstrongProducer – Michael HendersonWritten-By – M. Henderson
9Sing And Dance Your Troubles Away
Arranged By, Producer – Ron BanksElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano – William WootenWritten-By – G. Glenn
10Be My Girl
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano – Rod LumpkinGuitar – Ralph ArmstrongProducer – Michael HendersonWritten-By – M. Henderson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ABCD-955The Dramatics Joy Ride ‎(LP, Album, Gat)ABC RecordsABCD-955US1976
28 216 XOTThe Dramatics Joy Ride ‎(LP, Album)ABC Records28 216 XOTGermany1976
ABCD-955, ABCD 955The Dramatics Joy Ride ‎(LP, Album)ABC Records, ABC RecordsABCD-955, ABCD 955US1976
SMCR 5108The Dramatics Joy Ride ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Exp)SoulMusic RecordsSMCR 5108UK2014
YX-8062-ABThe Dramatics Joy Ride ‎(LP, Album, Gat)ABC RecordsYX-8062-ABJapan1976


  • Arranged ByDavid Van De Pitte (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B2, B4, B5), Johnny Allen (tracks: A1, A3, B3)
  • Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangement]Rudy Robinson (tracks: A2, A3, B1, B2, B4)
  • BassGregory Coles (tracks: A1 to A4, B4), Michael Henderson (tracks: B1 to B3)
  • CoordinatorBrian Spears
  • DrumsRichard "Pistol" Allen (tracks: A1, A2, B3, B4)
  • Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], PianoEarl Van Dyke (tracks: A1 to A5, B4), Rudy Robinson
  • Engineer, Executive Producer, Mixed By [Remix]Don Davis
  • Engineer, Mixed By [Remix]Jim Vitti, Ken Sands, Pete Bishop
  • GuitarBruce Nazarian (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B1, B4), Robert White (tracks: A2 to A5, B3)
  • Horns, StringsDetroit Fisher Theatre Strings
  • PercussionLorenzo Brown
  • Photography ByJim McCrary
  • ProducerDon Davis (tracks: A2, B4, B5)


℗ 1976 ABC Records, Inc.
© 1976 ABC Records, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif. 90048, New York, N. Y. 10019. Printed in U.S.A.

Forest Hamilton Management, Sunset Blvd., Suite #1502, Hollywood, Ca. 90028.

Recorded at United Sound Systems, Detroit, Michigan.
Rhythm track for "Sundown Is Coming (Hold Back The Night)" recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound, Sheffield, Alabama.

Short intro

Joy Ride is the seventh studio album from American R&B group The Dramatics, released in 1976 via ABC Records. The album peaked at 103 on the Billboard 200 and at 11 on the Billboard R&B chart. Three singles were released from the album: Finger Fever, Be My Girl and I Can't Get over You. Be My Girl was the most successful single from the album, peaking at 53 on the Billboard Hot 100. Joy Ride featured three singles, the first being the dance track Finger Fever. Ron Banks and L. Reynolds co-lead this gritty number with its multi-directional arrangement. The single peaked at number 23 on the R&B charts. The second release was the classic Be My Girl. Simultaneously released with Michael Henderson's version, the Detroit quintet is in superior form on this soulful number. In addition to being the author of the song, Henderson also produced the Dramatics' version, which peaked at number three on the R&B charts. The final release was th. Listen free to The Dramatics Joy Ride Finger Fever, Richest Man Alive and more. 10 tracks 38:35. The Dramatics. Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get. 2011 Stax Remasters. The Very Best Of The Dramatics. Mix Tape: Prequel To A Classic. Lowriders: The Rare Soul Album. Various artists. Album 1976 10 Songs. Funk and disco propelled new songs like After the Dance, Finger Fever, and Richest Man Alive, but The Dramatics always made sure to keep their high-quality harmony arrangements front and center. Sweet harmony soul had already seen its peak, but Joy Ride contains a slew of hidden gems, among the last masterpieces in a once-dom. The Dramatics: все альбомы, включая The Best Of The Dramatics , The ABC Years 1974-1980 , Me And Mrs. Jones и другие. Joy Ride. Released 1976. Joy Ride Tracklist. Album by The Dramatics. Be My Girl. was sampled in. Completa la tua Collezione su The Dramatics