Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
Jazz, Hip hop
Label: Buddah Records ‎– 8320-5655 H
Type: 8-Track Cartridge, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1976
Category: Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style: Soul-Jazz, Soul
Genre: Jazz, Hip hop
Musician: Norman Connors
Album's name: You Are My Starship
ZIP archive size: 1681

Norman Connors - You Are My Starship


A1 We Both Need Each Other
A2 You Are My Starship
B1 Betcha By Golly Wow
B2 So Much Love
C1 Just Imagine
C2 Bubbles
D1 Bubbles (Conclusion)
D2 The Creator Has A Master Plan (Peace)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Buddah Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Buddah Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Buddah Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Buddah Records, Inc.
  • Produced For – Zembu Productions, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Electric Lady Studios
  • Recorded At – Sound Ideas Studios
  • Remixed At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
  • Mastered At – A&M Mastering Studios
  • Published By – Electrocord Music
  • Published By – Bell Boy Music
  • Published By – Assorted Music
  • Published By – Norman Connors Music
  • Published By – Kama Sutra Music
  • Published By – Onaje Music Publishing Co.
  • Published By – Pharoah Sanders Music


  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Gary Bartz
  • Arranged By – Norman Connors (tracks: B3, B4), Onaje Allan Gumbs (tracks: A2, B2)
  • Art Direction [Creative Packaging Direction] – Milton Sincoff
  • Backing Vocals – Mareatha Stewart*, Sharon Redd, Tasha Thomas
  • Bass – Anthony Jackson (tracks: A2, A3, B2), Michael Henderson
  • Bass [Second] – Larry McRae (tracks: B4)
  • Cello – "Doc" Kirksey*
  • Congas – Don Alias, Neil Clarke
  • Drums – Norman Connors (tracks: B3)
  • Electric Piano – Onaje Allan Gumbs
  • Engineer – Ron Johnson*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Mike Frondelli*, Neal Teeman, Tim Sadler
  • Engineer [Second] – Don Murray, Joe Sidora*
  • Flute – Art Webb
  • Guitar – Keith Loving
  • Guitar [Second] – Lee Ritenour (tracks: A1)
  • Harpsichord – Hubert Eaves*
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Melodica – Tom Scott
  • Percussion – Don Alias, Neil Clarke
  • Photography By, Design – Ed Caraeff
  • Piano [Acoustic] – Hubert Eaves*
  • Producer – Jerry Schoenbaum, Skip Drinkwater
  • Producer [Assistant] – Norman Connors, Onaje Allan Gumbs
  • Remix – Don Murray, Skip Drinkwater, Tommy Vicari
  • Synthesizer [Mini-Moog] – Ian Underwood
  • Synthesizer [String ARP] – Ian Underwood, Onaje Allan Gumbs
  • Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Carter Jefferson
  • Timpani – Norman Connors (tracks: B3)
  • Trombone – Earl McIntyre
  • Trumpet – Shunzo Ono*
  • Typography [Lettering] – Tom Nikosey
  • Viola – Mary Ellen Ewing*
  • Violin – Gayle Dixon Clay*, John Blake, Noel Pointer
  • Vocals – Michael Henderson (tracks: A1), Norman Connors (tracks: B3), Phyllis Hyman (tracks: A1, A2)


Recorded February and March, 1976 at Electric Lady Studios and Sound Ideas Studios, N.Y.C.
Remixed at The Sound Labs.
Mastered at A & M Studios, Hollywood, Calif.
Lee Ritenour plays through the courtesy of Epic Records.
Art Webb plays through the courtesy of Atlantic Records.
Tom Scott plays through the courtesy of Ode Records.

Norman Connors plays Gretsch drums, latin percussion instruments and Ziljan Cymbals Exclusively.

Norman Connors Fashions by Ted Lapidus, Beverly Hills, Calif.

"I would like to thank: Art Kass, Skip Drinkwater, Jerry Schoenbaum, Lewis Merenstein, Alan Lott, Nick Napolitano, Milton Sincoff, Aki Aleong, and the entire Buddah Staff for supporting this project."

"This record is dedicated to all the beautiful women of the world in mind, spirit and heart."

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BDS 5655 Norman Connors You Are My Starship ‎(LP, Album) Buddah Records BDS 5655 US 1976
BDLP 4043 Norman Connors You Are My Starship ‎(LP, Album) Buddah Records, Pye Records BDLP 4043 UK 1977
BDS 5655 Norman Connors You Are My Starship ‎(LP, Album) Buddah Records BDS 5655 US 1976
BDS 5655, BDS-5655 Norman Connors You Are My Starship ‎(LP, Album) Buddah Records, Buddah Records BDS 5655, BDS-5655 US 1976
YO-7525-DA Norman Connors You Are My Starship ‎(LP, Album) Buddah Records YO-7525-DA Japan 1976

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