The Tony Williams Lifetime – Emergency!

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Emergency! is the debut double album by the American jazz fusion group The Tony Williams Lifetime featuring Tony Williams with guitarist John McLaughlin and organist Larry Young. It was recorded and released in 1969 and was one of the first significant fusion recordings. The album is commonly regarded as an influential album in the jazz, rock, and fusion genres.

Track listing:
“Emergency” (Williams) – 9:37
“Beyond Games” (Williams) – 8:19
“Where” (McLaughlin) – 12:11
“Vashkar” (Carla Bley) – 5:01
“Via the Spectrum Road” (McLaughlin, Williams) – 7:51
“Spectrum” (McLaughlin) – 8:52
“Sangria for Three” (Williams) – 13:08
“Something Spiritual” (Dave Herman) – 5:40 (Mistitled “Something Special” on some CD issues)

The Tony Williams Lifetime:
John McLaughlin – electric and acoustic guitars
Tony Williams – drums, vocals
Larry Young – organ


Released: September 1969
Recorded: May 26 & 28, 1969
Length 70:24
Label: Verve, Polydor, PolyGram
Producer: Monte Kay, Jack Lewis