THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
588-The Crusaders-Street Life.
1979-Number 5 single.
Best Bit-At 1.27.Randy Crawford’s vocal intro is amazing and then to top it all off comes those talented musicians.
The Crusaders formed in 1961 originally calling themselves ‘The Jazz Crusaders.’The line up consisted of Joe Sample (piano),Stix Hooper (drums),Wilton Felder (saxophone) and Wayne Henderson (trombone.)
In 1971 they changed their name to The Crusaders and adopted a Jazz Funk style.The bands commercial peak occurred in 1979 with the release of the Album ‘Street Life,’with guest vocals on the title track from Randy Crawford.
Street Life was written by Joe Sample with lyrics by Will Jennings,who also wrote the lyrics for ‘My Heart Will Go On,’the ‘Love Theme From Titanic.’
‘You let the people see just who you wanna be and every night you sang just like a superstar.’
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