Street Life is a studio album by the American jazz band The Crusaders. It was a top 20 album on three Billboard charts and represents the peak of the band's commercial popularity. The title track, featuring singer Randy Crawford, was a Top 40 pop single (No. 36) and became the group's most successful entry on the soul chart (No. 17). It was No. 5 on the UK Singles Chart.
The Crusaders - Street Life (1979). Songs in album The Crusaders - Street Life (1979).
The Crusaders chronology. Images (1978)Images1978. Rhapsody and Blues (1980)Rhapsody and Blues1980. Street Life is a studio album by the American jazz band The Crusaders. The title track, featuring singer Randy Crawford, was a Top 40 pop single ( and became the group's most successful entry on the soul chart ( "Street Life" also hit the disco chart, peaking at and was re-recorded by Doc Severinsen with Crawford reprising her vocal for the opening sequence of the noir crime drama Sharky's Machine, directed by Bu. .
Although the Crusaders could not have known it at the time, their recording of "Street Life" (which features a memorable vocal by Randy Crawford) was a last hurrah for the 20-year old group. Their recordings of the next few years would decline in interest until the band gradually faded away in the '80s.
Featuring Randy Crawford. I play the street life Because there's no place I can go Street life It's the only life I know Street life And there's a thousand cards to play Street life Until you play your life away. You never people see Just who you wanna be And every night you shine Just like a superstar The type of life that's played A temptin' masquerade You dress you walk you talk You're who you think you are. Street life You can run away from time Street life For a nickel, for a dime Street life.
Tracklist: 1. Street Life, 2. My Lady, 3. Rodeo Drive (High Steppin’), 4. Carnival Of The Night, 5. The Hustler, 6. Night Faces. More albums from The Crusaders: Heat Wave by The Crusaders. Powerhouse by The Crusaders. Ghetto Blaster by The Crusaders. At The Lighthouse by The Crusaders. Live In Japan 2003 by The Crusaders. Talk That Talk by The Crusaders. Lighthouse ’69 by The Crusaders. Rhapsody And Blues by The Crusaders. View all albums . Street Life.
Alto Saxophone – Jerome RichardsonBaritone Saxophone – Bill Green*Bass Trombone – Maurice SpearsElectric Bass, Tenor Saxophone – Wilton FelderGuitar – Arthur Adams, Billy Rogers , Roland BautistaPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaTenor Saxophone – Robert Bryant Jr.Trombone [Tenor] – Garnett BrownTrumpet – Bobby Bryant, Oscar BrashearVocals – Randy CrawfordWritten-By – Joe Sample, Will Jennings
Backing Vocals – Louis Aldebert, Monique AldebertElectric Bass, Tenor Saxophone, Written-By – Wilton FelderGuitar – Barry Finnerty, Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa
|B1||Rodeo Drive (High Steppin')
Bass – Alphonso JohnsonBass Trombone – Maurice SpearsGuitar – Barry FinnertyPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaTenor Saxophone – Wilton FelderTrombone [Tenor] – Garnett BrownTrumpet – Oscar BrashearWritten-By – Joe Sample
|B2||Carnival Of The Night
Bass – James Jamerson, Jr.*Guitar – Arthur Adams, Barry Finnerty, David T. Walker, Roland BautistaPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaTenor Saxophone, Written-By – Wilton Felder
Electric Bass, Alto Saxophone – Wilton FelderGuitar – Barry Finnerty, Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaWritten-By – "Stix" Hooper
Alto Saxophone – Wilton FelderBass – Alphonso JohnsonWritten-By – Joe Sample
|MCA 3094||Crusaders*||Street Life (LP, Album)||MCA Records||MCA 3094||US||1979|
|250 405-4||The Crusaders||Street Life (Cass, Album, RE)||MCA Records||250 405-4||Europe||Unknown|
|2322 211||The Crusaders||Street Life (LP, Album)||MCA Records||2322 211||Brazil||1979|
|MCAC 3094||Crusaders*||Street Life (Cass, Album, Club)||MCA Records||MCAC 3094||US||Unknown|
|MVCM-20033||Crusaders*||Street Life (CD, Album, RE)||MCA Records||MVCM-20033||Japan||1993|