The Record Collection

Minnie Riperton: Come To My Garden

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Track list:

01 – Les Fleur
02 – Completeness
03 – Come To My Garden
04 – Memory Band
05 – Rainy Day In Centerville
06 – Close Your Eyes And Remember
07 – Oh, By The Way
08 – Expecting
09 – Only When I’m Dreaming
10 – Whenever, Wherever

Personnel:

Minnie Riperton – Vocals
Elsa Harris, Kitty Hayward, Minnie Riperton – Backing Vocals
+ The Ramsey Lewis Trio:
Ramsey Lewis – Piano
Phil Upchurch – Guitar
Maurice White – Drums

Orchestra arranged & conducted by Charles Stepney

Produced by Charles Stepney
Engineers: Gary Starr, Stu Black

Recorded At Ter Mar Studios, Chicago, Illinois, November 24-26 1969. Originally released in 1970.

Minnie Julia Riperton: born 8 November 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, died 12 July 1979 in Los Angeles, California.

best known for her vocal range of five-and-a-half octaves, and her 1975 single “Lovin’ You”.

She was married to Richard Rudolph and is the mother of music engineer Marc Rudolph and actress/comedienne Maya Rudolph.

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