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The Nite-Liters - Instrumental Directions Album

The Nite-Liters - Instrumental Directions Album

  • Performer: The Nite-Liters
  • Genre: Funk
  • Title: Instrumental Directions
  • Released: 1972
  • Style: Funk
  • Label: RCA Victor
  • Catalog: LSP-4580
  • Country: Germany
  • MP3 version size: 1517 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2932 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 577


1Wichita Lineman
Written-By – Webb
2Respect To The Other Man
Written-By – Baylor, Northern, Ingram, Stewart
3Brand X
Written-By – Baker
4Tanga Boo Gonk
Written-By – Fuqua, Howard , Churchill, Bullock
5(We've Got To) Pull Together
Written-By – Fuqua, Hawkins, Taylor
6Theme From Shaft
Written-By – Hayes
7Them (Changes)
Written By – Miles
Written-By – Hearndon, Fuqua
9Cherish Every Precious Moment
Written-By – Bullock
10Bakers Instant
Written-By – Baker
Written-By – Hearndon, Fuqua
12I've Got Dreams To Remember
Written-By – Rock, Redding, Redding


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LSP-4580The Nite-Liters Instrumental Directions ‎(LP, Album, Roc)RCA VictorLSP-4580US1972
SF 8282The Nite-Liters Instrumental Directions ‎(LP, Album)RCA VictorSF 8282UK1972
LSP 4580The Nite-Liters Afro-Strut ‎(LP)RCA VictorLSP 4580ArgentinaUnknown
LSP-4580The Nite-Liters Instrumental Directions ‎(LP, Album, Ind)RCA VictorLSP-4580US1972
LSP-4580The Nite-Liters Instrumental Directions ‎(LP, Album, RE)RCA VictorLSP-4580USUnknown


  • Arranged By, Conductor [Conducted]Charles Hearndon (tracks: B1), Harvey Fuqua (tracks: A1, B1 to B3, B6), James Baker (tracks: A2, B5), Kenny Hawkins (tracks: B6), Leroy Taylor (tracks: B6), The Nite-Liters (tracks: A3, A4, B4), Vernon Bullock (tracks: A5)
  • Art DirectionAcy Lehman
  • Photography By [Photographer]David Hecht
  • Recorded By [Recording Engineer], Engineer [Recording Engineer]Jim Crotty


Same artwork as the USA & Canada releases but with different tracklist:
Tracks A6, B2 and B6 are from the Morning, Noon & The Nite-Liters album and the Medley (track B2) from Instrumental Directions is absent.

The actual tracklist appears only on the labels. Track B2 is misspelt as 'Tango Boo Gonk'

Recorded at RCA's Studio C, New York City

White label promo.


  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, label): BHPY-3148
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, label): BHPY-3148
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout ): BHPY-3148 ℗ 1972
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout): BHPY-3148 ℗ 1972


  • Recorded At – RCA Studios, New York
  • Manufactured By – TELDEC »Telefunken-Decca« Schallplatten GmbH



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