Nighthawks [Original Soundtrack]

Nighthawks [Original Soundtrack]

by Keith EmersonKeith Emerson


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Although Nighthawks -- starring Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner, and Rutger Hauer -- was a rather contrived suspense film, Keith Emerson's soundtrack fit its need rather well. With his full assortment of keyboards, an orchestra, and a supporting cast including bassist Kendall Stubbs, drummer Neil Symonette, percussionist Frank Scully, trumpeter Greg Bowen, and the talented multi-reed player Jerome Richardson, Emerson keeps one's interest. The vocal tracks are mildly amusing, with Paulette Willimas singing "Nighthawking" (a piece that starts with some crisp solo piano before degenerating into a dance number with trite lyrics), and Emerson's tongue-in-cheek vocal on a cover of the Spencer Davis Group's "I'm a Man." All in all, it stands the test of time better than the movie.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/03/2016
Label: Varese Sarabande
UPC: 0030206741186
catalogNumber: 067411
Rank: 22016

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Keith Emerson   Primary Artist,Keyboards,Vocals
Jerome Richardson   Saxophone
Greg Bowen   Trumpet
Tristan Fry   Percussion
Paulette McWilliams   Vocals
Godfrey Salmon   Conductor
Frank Scully   Percussion,Drums
Kendal Stubbs   Bass
Neil Symonette   Drums
Kendall Stubbs   Bass
Tristen Fry   Percussion

Technical Credits

Steve Winwood   Composer
Bryon Davis   Reissue Producer
Keith Emerson   Composer,Producer
Jimmy Miller   Composer
Harry Betts   Arranger
Paul Hardiman   Engineer
Cary E. Mansfield   Reissue Producer
Mark Mueller   Composer
Jerry McCulley   Liner Notes,Reissue Producer
Mott   Engineer
Bill Pitzonka   Art Direction
George Osaki   Art Direction
DJB Barnao   Art Direction

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