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Performer: Cameo
Genre: Funk
Title: Ugly Ego & Secret Omen
Released: 2015
Style: Funk, Disco
FLAC version ZIP size: 1835 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1228 mb
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The UGLY EGO album featured the funk anthem 'Insane'. Cameo formed in 1974 under the name of New York City Players, but changed the name to Cameo to avoid a lawsuit from the Ohio Players. Originally there were thirteen members to the group, but over time the numbers dwindled down to the three main men Tomi Jenkins, Nathan Leftenant and creator/front man Larry Blackmon (and that cod piece). This item: Ugly Ego, Secret Omen, Cameo.

Ugly Ego is the third album by the funk/soul band Cameo, released in 1978. All tracks composed by Larry Blackmon; except where indicated. I'll Be with You" – 4:23. Give Love a Chance" – 4:50 (Blackmon, Anthony Lockett). Ugly Ego" – 4:53 (Blackmon, Tomi Jenkins). Anything You Wanna Do" – 3:32 (Blackmon, Eric Durham). Friend to Me" – 5:13 (Blackmon, Z. Black). Larry Blackmon - lead vocals, drums, percussion.

UGLY EGO was originally released in 1978 and SECRET OMEN in 1979. SECRET OMEN featured the Top 3 R&B; single 'I Just Want to Be' and the Top 10 R&B; hit 'Sparkle'. The album was certified Gold in America and was the band's first of many Gold and Platinum albums. The UGLY EGO album featured the funk anthem 'Insane'. Originally there were thirteen members to the group, but over time the numbers dwindled down to the three.

More albums from Cameo: Knights Of The Sound Table by Cameo. Secret Omen by Cameo. Cardiac Arrest by Cameo. We All Know Who We Are by Cameo. 6. Anything You Wanna Do. 7. Friend To Me.

Because of this, the overall quality of Ugly Ego suffers mildly. It's uneven at points, but this easily could be attributed to erratic song sequencing, something that thankfully can be rectified in the digital age by the custom programming button. The band was developing its definitive sound at this point - the sound later heard on Secret Omen that would usher Cameo from being just another funk band to funk overlords

The Ugly Ego album featured the Funk Anthem ‘Insane’. Secret Omen was certified Gold in America and was the Bands first, but many Gold & Platinum albums followed. Originally there were thirteen members to the group, but over time the numbers dwindled down to the three main men Tomi Jenkins, Nathan Leftenant & creator and front man Larry Blackmon (and that cod piece).

Ugly Ego, Secret Omen (CD). Ugly Ego, Secret Omen (CD).

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 I'll Be With You
Written-By – L. Blackmon*
4:22
2 Insane
Written-By – L. Blackmon*
4:57
3 Give Love A Chance
Written-By – A. Lockett*, L. Blackmon*
4:52
4 I Want You
Written-By – L. Blackmon*
4:08
5 Ugly Ego
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, T. Jenkins*
4:53
6 Anything You Wanna Do
Written-By – E. Durham*, L. Blackmon*
3:33
7 Friend To Me
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, Z. Black*
5:14
8 Two Of Us
Written-By – L. Blackmon*
4:31
9 Energy
Written-By – L. Blackmon*
4:25
10 I Just Want To Be
Written-By – G. Johnson*, L. Blackmon*
5:20
11 Find My Way
Written-By – J. Melfi*
9:06
12 Macho
Written-By – L. Blackmon*, N. Leftenant*, T. Jenkins*
5:04
13 The Rock
Written-By – L. Blackmon*
3:57
14 Sparkle
Written-By – A. Lockett*, L. Blackmon*
4:52
15 New York
Written-By – A. Mills*, A. Lockett*, L. Blackmon*
5:02

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mercury Records
  • Copyright (c) – Cherry Red Records Ltd.
  • Licensed From – Universal Music Operations Ltd.
  • Recorded At – The Burbank Studios
  • Recorded At – Music Farm Studios, New York
  • Recorded At – H & L Sound Studio
  • Mixed At – The Burbank Studios
  • Mixed At – Music Farm Studios, New York
  • Mixed At – Bee Jay Recording Studio

Credits

  • Arranged By – Cameo (tracks: 1 to 8), Gregory Johnson (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Arranged By [Horns, Strings] – Sammy Lowe (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Arranged By [Horns, Vocals] – Larry Blackmon (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Arranged By [Horns] – The Tity Brothers
  • Arranged By [Strings] – Johnny Pate (tracks: 1 to 8), Michael Goldberg (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Arranged By [Vocals] – Cameo (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Bass – Gary Dow (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Bass, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Aaron Mills (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Congas [Guest] – Angel Allende (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Drums, Percussion, Timbales, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Producer – Larry Blackmon
  • Engineer – Nina Rhodes (tracks: 9 to 15), Steve Jerome (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Engineer [Music Farm Studios, New York] – Eddie Youngblood (tracks: 1 to 8), Jerry Gabinelli* (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Engineer [The Burbank Studios] – Frank Jones (tracks: 1 to 8), Tom Steel (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Flute [Guest] – George Marge (tracks: 9 to 15), Seldon Powell (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Guitar [Guest] – Cecil Holmes III* (tracks: 1 to 8), Fred Wells (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Guitar, Backing Vocals – Eric Durham (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Keyboards [Guest] – Randy Stern (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Keyboards, Backing Vocals – Gregory Johnson
  • Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Percussion, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Anthony Lockett
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Tomi Jenkins, Wayne Cooper
  • Liner Notes [2015] – Lois Wilson
  • Percussion – Damon Mendes (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Remastered By – Alan Wilson
  • Strings [Guest] – Irving Spice's Strings (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Tenor Saxophone, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Arnett Leftenant
  • Trombone [Guest] – Carl Harleston (tracks: 9 to 15), Robert Whimper (tracks: 1 to 8)
  • Trumpet [Guest] – Arthur Young (tracks: 9 to 15)
  • Trumpet, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Nathan Leftenant

Notes

Tracks 1 to 8 originally released as LP " Ugly Ego " in 1978.
Tracks 9 to 15 originally released as LP " Secret Omen " in 1979.

Tracks 1 to 8 recorded and mixed at Burbank Studios, Burbank, CA, and Music Farm Studios, New York City.
Tracks 9 to 15 recorded at H&L Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Mixed at Bee Jay Studios, Orlando, FL.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5013929164833