Five Special - Special Edition download free

Five Special - Special Edition download free

Genre: Funk and Soul
Performer: Five Special
Album: Special Edition
Released: 1980
Style: Soul, Funk, Disco
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Version K 7 Cassette (Musicassette) Elektra US 1980 Cut. Reply Notify me Helpful.

Trak’n by Five Special. View all albums . Five Special.

Choosin for Me, 05:48. Do Something Special, 06:16. Why Not Be Mine, 04:49. Had You a Lover, 04:08.

Five Special had a promising start to their careers in 1979, as their Elektra single 'Why Leave Us Alone' made it to number nine on the R & B charts.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Jam (Let's Take It To The Streets)
Written-By – Clyde Herbert, Ron Banks, Tony Green
A2 Heaven (You Are To Me)
Written-By – Raymond Johnson, Ron Banks
A3 Who You Been Lovin'
Written-By – Darnell Kimbrough, Raymond Johnson, Ron Banks
B1 Choosin' You For Me
Written-By – Darnell Kimbrough, Raymond Johnson, Ron Banks
B2 Do Something Special (For Your Lady)
Written-By – Jerry "Que" Jones*, Ron Banks
B3 Why Not Be Mine For A While
Written-By – Gary Glenn*
B4 Had You A Lover (But You Let Her Go)
Written-By – Darnell Kimbrough, Raymond Johnson, Ron Banks

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation


  • Arranged By [Horns] – Red "The Hit Man" Wesley*
  • Arranged By [Rhythms] – Ron Banks
  • Arranged By [Rhythms] [Family Plot Rhythm Section] – Darnell Kimbrough, Darrell Jennings, Mark Johnson, Raymond Johnson, Tony Green
  • Arranged By [Strings] – Leon Mitchell
  • Art Direction – Ron Coro
  • Bass – Aaron Willis (tracks: A2, B2, B3), Ed "Funky Thumbs" Reddick* (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4), Tony Green (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4)
  • Design – Denise Minobe, Ron Coro
  • Drums – Darrell Jennings (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4), Jerry "Que" Jones*
  • Engineer [2nd] – Vince Warsavage*, Warren Woods
  • Engineer [Mixing] – Allen Sides, Mike Evans*, Rick Gianatos
  • Engineer [Recording] – David Boyer*, John Lewis , Ken Present*, Mike Evans*, Mike Calice*, Pete Humphreys*
  • Executive Producer – Forest Hamilton, Ron Banks, Wayne Henderson
  • Guitar – Darnell Kimbrough (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4), Dennis Harris (tracks: A2, B2, B3), T.J. Tindall* (tracks: A2, B2, B3)
  • Harp [Arp Quadra] – Gip Noble, Jr.* (tracks: A2, B2, B3)
  • Keyboards – Carlton "Cotton" Kent* (tracks: A2, B2, B3), Mark Johnson (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4), Raymond Johnson (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4)
  • Management [Direction] – Forest Hamilton Management, Phil Casey
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Other [Makeup] – Kathryna Badregon
  • Percussion [Percussion Master] – Carl "Butch" Small (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4)
  • Performer [Uncredited, Five Special Are] – Bryan Banks, Greg Finley, Mike Petillo , Steve Boyd, Steve Harris
  • Photography By – Andrew Su
  • Producer – Ron Banks
  • Programmed By [Synthesizer] – John Shykun (tracks: A2, B2, B3)
  • Saxophone – Eli "Golden Horn" Fontaine* (tracks: A2, B2, B3)
  • Synthesizer – Bernie Worrell (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4)


Produced for Baby Dump Productions
Recorded At: Sound Suite Recording Studios, Detroit
Sigma Sound Recording Studios, Philadelphia
Love "N" Comfort Studios, Los Angeles
Mixed at: Larrabee Studios, Ocean Way Recording Studios and Love "N" Comfort
Mastered at A&M Studios

Baby Dump Music ASCAP - A1 to B2, B4
Greenstreet Music ASCAP - A1
Sadie Bee Music ASCAP - A2
At Home Music ASCAP - A2 to B1, B4
New Beginnings Music ASCAP - B2
Gap Music ASCAP/Blackforest Music - B3

Special Thanks to : Forest Hamilton, Wayne Henderson, Oscar Fields, Phil Casey, Primus Robinson, Mike Peoples, Limo, Bernie Worrell, George Clinton, Bootsie Collins for inspiration, Leon Mitchell, Judy Lawrence, Louisa Luna, Sound Suite Family, Sigma Sound Family, Chuck Offutt and all those who believe.

Bernie Worrell appears courtesy of Casablanca Records and Filmworks Inc.
Ed Reddick appears courtesy of Phonogram/Mercury Records

Mfg. by Elektra Asylum Nonesuch Records
℗ 1980 Elektra Records
© 1980 Elektra/Asylum Records, A Division of Warner Communications Inc.
℗ & © 1980 Elektra/Asylum Records
Printed in U.S.A.

LP housed in lyric sleeve with band photo

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One Label): 6E-270-A-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two Label): 6E-270-B-SP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TC-5270 Five Special Special Edition ‎(Cass, Album, Dol) Elektra TC-5270 US 1980
WOU 2700 Five Special Special Edition ‎(CD, Album, RE) Wounded Bird Records WOU 2700 US 2009
none Five Special Special Edition ‎(7xFile, MP3, Album, 256) Elektra, Rhino Records none US 2008
DIZA-010, WOU 2700 Five Special Special Edition ‎(CD, Album, RE) Dizzare Add, Wounded Bird Records DIZA-010, WOU 2700 Japan 2009
6E-270 Five Special Special Edition ‎(LP, Album, AR) Elektra 6E-270 US 1980
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