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The Chi-Lites - Happy Being Lonely MP3


The Chi-Lites


Happy Being Lonely



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1847 mb









Date of release:



9100 027

The Chi-Lites - Happy Being Lonely MP3


1Happy Being Lonely
Written-By – K. Wakefield, K. Hirsh
2I Turn Away
Featuring – Robert "Squirrel" LesterWritten-By – Kathy Wakefield, Kenneth Hirsh
3Let Your Love Fall Like Rain
Written-By – J. Boyce
4Don't Blame The World
Featuring – Marshall ThompsonWritten-By – Billy McGregor
5Vanishing Love
Written-By – Sam Dees
6If I've Ever Needed You
Written-By – J. Boyce
7Love Can Be Hazardous
Written-By – J. Boyce
8Message To The World
Written-By – General Crook
9Games People Play
Written-By – B. Hawes, C. Simmons, J.B. Jefferson


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SRM-1-1118The Chi-Lites Happy Being Lonely ‎(LP, Album)MercurySRM-1-1118US1976
SRM-1-1118The Chi-Lites Happy Being Lonely ‎(LP, Album, Ter)MercurySRM-1-1118US1976
9100 027The Chi-Lites Happy Being Lonely ‎(LP, Album)Mercury9100 027UK1976
63 38 718The Chi-Lites Happy Being Lonely ‎(LP, Album)Mercury63 38 718Spain1977
MC8-1-1118The Chi-Lites Happy Being Lonely ‎(8-Trk, Album)MercuryMC8-1-1118US1976


  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano SaxophoneDonald Myrick
  • Arranged By, Leader, Conductor, KeyboardsThomas (Tom-Tom 84) Washington
  • Art DirectionJim Schubert
  • Baritone SaxophoneWillie Henderson (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Baritone Saxophone, OboeBill Adkins (tracks: A4, B1, B2, B4)
  • Bass GuitarBernard Reed (tracks: A4, B1, B2, B4), Norwood Grey (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • CelloElaine Mack (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), Karl Fruh (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Clarinet, PianoRon Scott (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Co-producerTom-Tom 84
  • CongasOtis Gould (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Contractor, DrumQuenton Joseph
  • CopyistKaye Clements
  • DrumDennis Howell (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Engineer, Mixed BySteve Kusiciel
  • Flute, Piccolo Flute, CopyistJames Mack
  • GuitarClifford Connally (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), Phil Upchurch (tracks: A4, B1, B2, B4), Ron Steele (tracks: A4, B1, B2, B4)
  • HarpSue Carter (tracks: A1 to A3, B3)
  • Photography – Richard Fegley
  • ProducerMarshall Thompson
  • Tenor SaxophoneCliff Davis
  • TromboneJohn Avent (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), Louis Satterfield
  • Trumpet, FlugelhornLionel Bordelon, Michael Harris (tracks: A4, B1, B2, B4)
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn, ContractorMurray Watson
  • ViolaMariel Lewy, Roger Moulton
  • ViolinEdward Green, Elliott Golub, Marjorie Johnston (tracks: A1 to A3, B3), Ruth Goodman, Sol Bobrov


Repress issue with some variations on label print that were omitted/changed on the first print: Full company credit for phonographic copyrights and slightly different publisher names.

Recorded at Paragon Studios, Chicago
A1, A2, A3, B3 recorded August 6, 1976
A4, B1, B2, B4, B5 recorded August 21, 1976

A1, A2, B1, B2: Jobete M.(UK)Ltd.
A3: Song Tailors M.
A4: Moonsong M.Co.Inc.
B3: Jeridot M./Marshall Pub.
B4: Germpine M.
B5: Carlin M.Corp.

Marketed by Phonogram
Printed in England by Robert Stace
Made in England
℗ 1976


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A): 9100027 1v//1▽420 04 1 1 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B): 9100027 2v//2▽420 04 1 1 9


  • Recorded At – Paragon Studios
  • Marketed By – Phonogram
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram, Inc.
  • Printed By – Robert Stace
  • Published By – Jobete Music (UK) Ltd.
  • Published By – Song Tailors Music Co.
  • Published By – Moonsongs M. Co. Inc.
  • Published By – Jeridot M
  • Published By – Marshall Pub.
  • Published By – Germpine M.
  • Published By – Carlin Music Corp.


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