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Bob James - Touchdown FLAC album

Performer: Bob James
Genre: Jazz
Title: Touchdown
Country: US
Released: 1996
Style: Smooth Jazz, Fusion
FLAC version ZIP size: 1659 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1936 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1206 mb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 459
Other Formats: WMA VQF MP1 AAC VOX VOC MP3

BOB JAMES Touchdown (1978 Japanese CBS Sony 'Master Sound' series. Touchdown ‎(LP, Album, RP, Gat). Tappan Zee Records, Columbia.

Touchdown ‎(LP, Album, Mas). Touchdown ‎(CD, Album, RM). KOCH Entertainment.

Touchdown is the sixth album by Bob James. Studio album by. Bob James. It was a commercial breakout album for him that contained the song "Angela", the popular theme song to the 1970s television sitcom Taxi. The song was named after a guest character in the third episode of the first season ("Blind Date"), but after hearing the song, the producers made this the show's main theme, replacing their previous choice, which became this album's title track.

One is the second solo album by jazz keyboardist Bob James. It was an important album in the early smooth jazz genre and is famous for its end track, "Nautilus", which became important to hip hop as one of the most sampled tracks in American music. Released on April 17, 1974 this album charted at number two on the Jazz Album Charts. Valley of the Shadows" (James) – 9:42. In the Garden" (Johann Pachelbel) – 3:06. Soulero" (James, Richard Evans) – 3:22.

Touchdown Album par Bob James Sortie 1978 Genre(s) Jazz, Smooth jazz Label Warner Bros. Touchdown est un album de Bob James. Il est disque d'or et contient le tube Angela qui était le thème de la série Taxi. Angela (Theme from Taxi). I Want To Thank You (Very Much).

Produced by Bob James. Touchdown" Track Info. Written By Bob James. Alto Saxophone David Sanborn.

This album has an average beat per minute of 135 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 109/167 BPM).

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1 Angela (Theme From "Taxi") 5:42
2 Touchdown 5:42
3 I Want To Thank You (Very Much) 7:09
4 Sun Runner 6:16
5 Caribbean Nights 9:22

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Tappan Zee Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Tappan Zee Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Castle Communications PLC
  • Record Company – Tappan Zee Records
  • Made By – PDO, UK – 10428671


  • Acoustic Guitar – Earl Klugh (tracks: 3 to 5)
  • Alto Saxophone – Dave Sanborn* (tracks: 2), Jerry Dodgion, Phil Bodner
  • Bass [Piccolo Bass Solo] – Ron Carter (tracks: 5)
  • Bass Clarinet [Contrabass Clarinet], Baritone Saxophone – Howard Johnson
  • Cello – Charles McCracken, Jonathan Abramowitz, Richard Locker, Seymour Barab
  • Clarinet – Harvey Estrin
  • Concertmaster – David Nadien
  • Coordinator [Production Coordinator] – Marion Orr
  • Design – Paula Scher
  • Double Bass – Ron Carter (tracks: 3 to 5)
  • Drums – Idris Muhammad (tracks: 1), Steve Gadd (tracks: 2 to 5)
  • Electric Bass – Gary King (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Electric Guitar – Eric Gale (tracks: 2, 5), Hiram Bullock (tracks: 2 to 5)
  • Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes, Electric Yamaha Grand], Synthesizer [Oberheim Polyphonic], Piano – Bob James
  • Engineer – Joe Jorgensen
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Harold Tarowsky, Lou Jannone, Ted Brosnan, Tim Bomba
  • English Horn, Recorder – George Marge
  • Flute – George Marge, Harvey Estrin, Hubert Laws (tracks: 3 to 5), Jerry Dodgion, Phil Bodner
  • Guitar, Soloist – Eric Gale (tracks: 1), Hiram Bullock (tracks: 1)
  • Mastered By [Mastering Engineer] – Vladimir Meller*
  • Oboe – George Marge, Phil Bodner
  • Percussion – Mongo Santamaria (tracks: 5), Ralph MacDonald (tracks: 1 to 4)
  • Photography By – Buddy Endress*
  • Producer [Associate] – Jay Chattaway, Joe Jorgensen
  • Producer, Arranged By, Composed By – Bob James
  • Rhythm Guitar – Richie Resnicoff* (tracks: 3)
  • Tenor Saxophone – George Marge, Harvey Estrin
  • Trombone – Alan Raph, Dave Bargeron, Wayne Andre
  • Trumpet – Jon Faddis, Mike Lawrence, Randy Brecker, Ron Tooley
  • Viola – Emanuel Vardi, Jean Dane*, Sue Pray, Theodore Israel
  • Violin – Diana Halprin, Harold Kohon, Harry Cykman, Harry Lookofsky, Herbert Sorkin, John Pintavalle, Lewis Eley, Louis Gabowitz, Matthew Raimondi, Max Ellen, Richard Sortomme
  • Vocals, Soloist – Hiram Bullock (tracks: 5)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 5 017615 843125
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5017615843125
  • Label Code: LC 6448
  • Matrix / Runout: ESMCD431 10428671 01 & MADE IN U.K. BY PDO
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L134
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0493

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
JC 35594 Bob James Touchdown ‎(LP, Album, RP, Gat) Tappan Zee Records, Columbia JC 35594 US 1978
25AP 1184 Bob James Touchdown ‎(LP, Album, Mas) Tappan Zee Records 25AP 1184 Japan 1978
CBS 83175 Bob James Touchdown ‎(LP, Album, RE) CBS, Tappan Zee Records CBS 83175 UK Unknown
ASF 2241 Bob James Touchdown ‎(LP, Album) CBS ASF 2241 South Africa 1978
KOC-CD-9931 Bob James Touchdown ‎(CD, Album, RM) KOCH Entertainment KOC-CD-9931 US 2005