BEN SIDRAN
FUSION / VOCAL / AOR 1973
BEN SIDRAN:
PUTTIN' IN TIME ON PLANET EARTH

BLUE THUMB RECORDS, BTS 55(LP)
(P)1973 BLUE THUMB RECORDS, INC., USA
RELEASED: 1973, USA
RE-ISSUED: UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL, UICY-3311(CD)
(P)1973 MCA RECORDS, INC., USA
RELEASED: JULY 25, 2001, JAPAN

CREDITS (productions) :
Produced and directed by Bruce Botnick and Ben Sidran
for Bulldog Productions, Inc.
Cover design by Bruce Botnick and Ben Sidran
Cover photography by James R.Hougan
Calligraphy and art production by Maury Nemoy
Recorded at Paragon Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois,
Full Compass Sound, Madison, Wisconsin
Mixed at Sound Labs, Hollywood, California
Tony Williams appears through the courtesy of Polydor Records
Steve Miller appears through the courtesy of Capitol Records
Tim Davis appears through the courtesy of Metromedia Records
CREDITS (musicians) :
lead vocal, grand piano: Ben Sidran (vocals on 2-6, grand piano on 1-6,8,
mellotron on 4, wurlitzer/bells/boinge on 7)

organ: Jim Peterman (on 5)
guitar: Curley Cooke (electric guitar on 2-5,7, solo on 8,
acoustic guitar on 6)

Phil Upchurch (electric guitar on 1, WaWa guitar on 8)
Steve Miller (acoustic guitar on 4, solo on 4)
bass: Phil Upchurch (on all tracks)
drums: Clyde Stubblefield (on 2,5,6,7,8)
Tony Williams (on 1,3)
percussion: Sam Linde (owner of the ride cymbal on 2)
Clyde Stubblefield (percussion on 6, cabassa on 7,
conga on 7,8)

Jose Soares (percussion on 6)
Laudir De Oliveira (percussion on 6)
horns: Bill (Perk) Perkins(tenor sax on 6,8, flute solo on 6)
Frank Rosolino (trombone on 4,6,8)
background vocals: Tim Davis (on 4)
TRACKS (total time 35:40) :
1. Full Compass -instrumental- (:39) [Phil Upchurch]
Ben Sidran, grand piano; Phil Upchurch, bass, guitar; Tony Williams, drums
2. Play the Piano (3:14) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, grand piano, vocal; Phil Upchurch, bass; Clyde Stubblefield, drums; Curley Cooke, guitar; Sam Linde, owner of the ride cymbal
3. Have You Heard the News (3:50) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, grand piano, vocal; Tony Williams, drums; Curley Cooke, guitar; Phil Upchurch, bass
4. Face Your Fears (5:45) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, grand piano, vocal, mellotron; Steve Miller, acoustic guitar, solo on fade; Curley Cooke, guitar; Tim Davis, background vocals; Phil Upchurch, bass
Horns: Frank Rosolino, trombone
5. Think Twice (2:57) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, grand piano, vocal; Clyde Stubblefield, drums; Phil Upchurch, bass; Curley Cooke, guitar; Jim Peterman, organ
6. Walking With the Blues (4:01) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, grand piano, vocal; Curley Cooke, acoustic guitar; Phil Upchurch, bass; Clyde Stubblefield, drums, percussion; Jose Soares, percussion; Laudir De Oliveira, percussion
Horns: Bill (Perk) Perkins, tenor saxophone, flute solo; Frank Rosolino, trombone
7. Now I Live (And Now My Life is Done) (8:29) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, wurlitzer, vocal, bells, boinger; Phil Upchurch, bass; Curley Cooke, guitar; Clyde Stubblefield, drums, cabassa, conga;
8. Puttin' in Time on Planet Earth -instrumental- (6:18) [Ben Sidran]
Ben Sidran, grand piano; Clyde Stubblefield, drums, conga; Curley Cooke, guitar solo; Phil Upchurch, bass, WaWa guitar
Horns: Bill (Perk) Perkins, tenor saxophone; Frank Rosolino, trombone
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