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The Crusaders - Chain Reaction album

The Crusaders - Chain Reaction album

  • Performer: The Crusaders
  • Genre: Jazz / Soul, Funk
  • Title: Chain Reaction
  • Released: 1980
  • Style: Jazz-Funk, Funk, Disco
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Catalog: MCA-37146, BTSD-6022
  • Country: US
  • MP3 version size: 2381 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2114 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 954


1Mellow Out2:44
2Soul Caravan5:30
3Sugar Cane2:31
4Give It Up2:56
5Chain Reaction5:35
7Rainbow Visions6:15
8Hot's It3:50
10I Felt The Love2:28


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BTSD-6022The Crusaders Chain Reaction ‎(LP, Album, Gat)ABC Blue ThumbBTSD-6022US1975
BTY. 28045The Crusaders Chain Reaction ‎(LP, Album, Gat)Blue Thumb RecordsBTY. 28045France1975
UCCU-90186The Crusaders Chain Reaction ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, SHM)MCA RecordsUCCU-90186Japan2016
SWX-6233The Crusaders Chain Reaction ‎(LP, Promo, Gat)ABC Blue ThumbSWX-6233Japan1975
MCAD-1648The Crusaders Chain Reaction ‎(CD, Album, RE)MCA RecordsMCAD-1648US1997


  • Drums"Stix" Hooper
  • EngineerRik Pekkonen
  • GuitarLarry Carlton
  • IllustrationEd Scarisbrick
  • KeyboardsJoe Sample
  • Photography ByRon Slenzak
  • ProducerStewart Levine, The Crusaders
  • SaxophoneWilton Felder
  • TromboneWayne Henderson
  • Drums, Percussion"Stix" Hooper
  • EngineerRik Pekkonen
  • Guitar [Guitars]Larry Carlton
  • Keyboards, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Clavinet, SynthesizerJoe Sample
  • Mastered ByBilBo
  • ProducerThe Crusaders
  • Producer [Associate Producer]Stewart Levine
  • Saxophone [Saxes], BassWilton Felder
  • Trombone, BrassWayne Henderson


Recorded At Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood
Mastered At Mastering Lab, Hollywood

© 1975 MCA Records, Inc., ℗ 1975 MCA Records, Inc.Re-issue with different labels (MCA Records sky blue, clouds & rainbow design) and rear cover to The Crusaders - Chain Reaction probably released circa 1979
ABC Records on rear sleeve and spine, MCA Records on labels
Back cover:
A Crusaders Production
Recorded at Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood
An ABC / Blue Thumb Records USA Recording
Marketed By Anchor Records Ltd ℗ © 1975
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.

℗ 1975 Blue Thumb Records Inc.
Made in GT Britain


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Hand Etched): BT-6022-A W1 MCA SL 回-G-回
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Hand Etched): BT-6022-B W1 回-G-回 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix label side A): ABCL.5144A
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix label side B): ABCL.5144B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): ABCL·5144·A3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): ABCL·5144·B2 BilBo
  • Rights Society: MCPS


  • Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville
  • Marketed By – Anchor Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Blue Thumb Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Anchor Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Anchor Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Carlin Music Corp.
  • Published By – Pal Dog Music
  • Made By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab