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Billy Cobham - By Design FLAC album

Performer: Billy Cobham
Genre: Jazz / Soul and Funk music
Title: By Design
Country: France
Released: 1999
Style: Fusion, Jazz-Funk, Jazz-Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1719 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1590 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1410 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 795
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Spectrum is the debut solo album by jazz fusion drummer Billy Cobham. The album was heavily influenced by the music of Miles Davis, with whom Cobham had previously collaborated extensively, and Cobham's previous band Mahavishnu Orchestra. The song "Stratus" appears in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV of the radio station "Fusion FM", as well as being the main sample in the Massive Attack hit "Safe from Harm".

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Crosswinds is the second album of fusion drummer Billy Cobham. The album was released in 1974. It comprises four songs, all composed by Billy Cobham. A photo taken by Billy Cobham himself is used for the cover art; it wraps around the spine to comprise both the front and back cover. All selections written by Billy Cobham. Spanish Moss – 'A Sound Portrait'" – 17:08. a. "Spanish Moss" – 4:08. b. "Savannah The Serene" – 5:09. Solos: Garnett Brown & George Duke.

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Exclusively for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). The songs are funky and have the typical Cobham chops and great drumming and real great music! There are quite a number of beatiful tunes,mostly when the great Ernie Watts does the sax work.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Kinky Dee
Written-By – B. Cobham*
2 Slidin'By
Written-By – B. Cobham*
3 Panama
Written-By – B. Cobham*
4 Do You Mean To Imply
Written-By – B. Cobham*
5 Mirror's Image
Written-By – B. Cobham*
6 Serengetti Plains
Written-By – B. Cobham*
7 Layed Back Lifestyle
Written-By – B. Cobham*
8 Permanent Jet Lag
Written-By – B. Cobham*
9 Mirror's Image (Reprise)
Written-By – B. Cobham*
10 Dream
Written-By – Luther Hanes, Myron McKinley, Sheila Escovedo
11 Street Urchin
Written-By – B. Cobham*
12 Rendez-Vous At Studio Gimmick
Written-By – B. Cobham*
13 Dream (Reprise)
Written-By – Luther Hanes, Myron McKinley, Sheila Escovedo

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Brielle Studios
  • Recorded At – Gimmick Studio, Roma
  • Recorded At – Sorcerer Sound
  • Recorded At – Acoustilog


  • Artwork By [Cover Design] – Filippo Bussi
  • Bass – Brian Bromberg, Delbert Felix (tracks: 3, 5, 9), Wayne Petzwater* (tracks: 10, 13)
  • Drums – Billy Cobham
  • Guitar – Dean Brown, Larry Coryell (tracks: 3, 5, 7, 9)
  • Keyboards – Joe Chindamo
  • Mixed By – Bill Cobham*, Craig Bishop
  • Percussion – Sheila Escovedo (tracks: 10, 13)
  • Performer [Woodwinds] – Ernie Watts
  • Photography [Inner-cover] – Robert Lewis
  • Producer – Bill Cobham*
  • Producer [Assistance] – Rochelle Kerner, Wayne Cobham
  • Producer [Associate], Engineer – Craig Bishop


Recording Studios:
Brielle Studio - New York City / Studio Gimmick - Rome, Italy
Sorcerer Sound / Acoustilon - New York City

Additional Recording:
Score One Studio - Los Angeles
Firepower Studio - Los Angeles

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 41157 05052 3

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
662144 Billy Cobham By Design ‎(CD, Album) Fnac Music 662144 France 1992
ZZ-92GP00001003 Billy Cobham By Design ‎(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Limited Edition ZZ-92GP00001003 Russia Unknown
‎IROND CD 09-K082 Billy Cobham By Design ‎(CD, Album) Irond ‎IROND CD 09-K082 Russia 2009
EAMCD057 Billy Cobham By Design ‎(CD, Album, RM) Eagle Records EAMCD057 Europe 1998
Writing credits ported over from French version. Writing credits on US copy only listed as Escovedo/McKinley/Hanes.