Lou Donaldson - Cosmos
Artist: Lou Donaldson

Category: Jazz

Name: Cosmos

Size: 1737 mb

Quality: flac, MP3

Lou Donaldson - Cosmos

Label: Blue Note ‎– BST-84370
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, RVG - Van Gelder Cut
Country: US
Date of released: 1971
Category: Jazz
Style: Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Caterpillar
Written-By – A. Ajhkeong*, L. Donaldson*
A2 Make It With You
Written-By – D. Gates*
A3 If There's Hell Below (We're All Going To Go)
Written-By – C. Mayfield*
B1 Caracas
Written-By – L. Donaldson*
B2 I'll Be There
Written-By – B. Gordy, Jr.*, B. West*, H. Davis*, W. Hutch*
B3 When You're Smiling - The Whole World Smiles With You
Written-By – J. Goodwin*, L. Shay*, M. Fisher*

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Blue Note Records
  • Copyright (c) – United Artists Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – United Artists Records, Inc.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Pressed By – All Disc Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Unart Music Corp.
  • Published By – Screen Gems-Columbia Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Curtom Publishing
  • Published By – Blue Horizon Music
  • Published By – Jobete Music Co.
  • Published By – Mills Music Corp.


  • Alto Saxophone – Lou Donaldson
  • Arranged By [Vocals] – Jimmy Briggs
  • Congas – Ray Armando
  • Drums – Idris Muhammad
  • Electric Bass – Jerry Jemmott
  • Guitar – Melvin Sparks
  • Organ, Electric Bass – Leon Spencer*
  • Producer – George Butler
  • Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Trumpet – Ed Williams*
  • Vocals – Essence , Mildred Brown, Naomi Thomas, Rosalyn Brown


Van Gelder's cut (VAN GELDER stamped on runouts)
Label variation; white/blue label with blue font and artist's name very close to the center hole.

Recorded on July 16, 1971.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, VAN GELDER stamped): BNST 84370· ̷B̷ ·A VAN GELDER
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, VAN GELDER stamped): BNST 84370· ̷A̷ ·B VAN GELDER
  • Rights Society (Tracks A1 to B2): BMI
  • Rights Society (Track B3): ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BST-84370 Lou Donaldson Cosmos ‎(LP, Album) Blue Note BST-84370 US 1971
BST-84370 Lou Donaldson Cosmos ‎(LP, Album) Blue Note BST-84370 US 1971
8 9159 Lou Donaldson Cosmos ‎(8-Trk, Album) Blue Note 8 9159 US 1971
UCCQ-9336 Lou Donaldson Cosmos ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM) Blue Note UCCQ-9336 Japan 2017
TYCJ-81073 Lou Donaldson Cosmos ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, SHM) Blue Note TYCJ-81073 Japan 2014