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Hugh Masekela - Reconstruction


1Sala Le Mane
Written-By – Hugh Masekela
2Leave Us Alone
Written-By – Hugh Masekela
3Father Time (Maybe Then You'll Know)
Written-By – Hugh Masekela
Written-By – Buddy Buie, Emory Gordy
5I Can't Dance
Written-By – Hugh Masekela
6You Keep Me Hangin' On
Written-By – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.
Written-By – Hugh Masekela
8Make Me A Potion
Written-By – Caiphus Semenya
9I Will
Written-By – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
10Both Sides Now
Written-By – Joan Mitchell


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
1C 062-91 754Hugh Masekela Reconstruction ‎(LP, Album)Tamla Motown1C 062-91 754Germany1970
CS 803Hugh Masekela Reconstruction ‎(LP, Album, Promo)Chisa Records, Inc.CS 803US1970
31453-0329-2Hugh Masekela Reconstruction ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)MoJazz31453-0329-2US1994
CS 803Hugh Masekela Reconstruction ‎(LP, Album)Chisa Records, Inc.CS 803Canada1970


  • Arranged ByHugh Masekela (tracks: A5, B1 to B4), Wayne Henderson (tracks: A3)
  • BassHal Dodson (tracks: B1), Monk Montgomery (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B2, B3, B5), Wilton Felder (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B2 to B4)
  • CongasFrancisco Aguabella (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B2 to B4)
  • Design, Photography ByBarry Feinstein, Camouflage Productions, Tom Wilkes
  • Directed ByStewart Levine
  • DrumsAl Foster (tracks: A1, A2, A5, B1 to B3, B5), Wayne Henderson (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B2 to B4)
  • Electric PianoJoseph Sample (tracks: A1, A3 to A5, B2 to B4)
  • EngineerLarry Cox, Rik Pekkonen
  • GuitarArthur Adams (tracks: A1 to A5, B2 to B5), Bruce Langhorne (tracks: A3, A4, B4)
  • Orchestrated ByDale Frank (tracks: A1, B5), Frank Kavelin (tracks: A2, A4, )
  • PianoLarry Willis
  • VocalsCaiphus Semenya (tracks: A1, A5, B2, B3), Larry Willis (tracks: B1), Letta Mbulu (tracks: A1, A5, B2, B3), Philemon Hou (tracks: A1, A5, B2, B3)



Recorded at Wally Heider Studio Three.

Exclusively distributed by Motown Record Corp.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): CHI-505 Z5RS-3202
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): CHI-506 Z5RS-32032
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): CHI 505 H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): CHI-506 H
  • Matrix / Runout: BMI


  • Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
  • Distributed By – Motown Record Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Hollywood



Reconstruction is the twelfth studio album by South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela released via Chisa Records label in July 1970. The album was re-released on CD in 1994 via MoJazz label. Arranged by Hugh Masekela tracks: 5 6 7 8 9, Wayne Henderson tracks: 3. Bass Hal Dodson tracks: 6, Monk Montgomery tracks: 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 10, Wilton Felder tracks: 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Congas Francisco Aguabella tracks: 1 3 4 5 7 8 9. Hugh Masekela. Songs in album Hugh Masekela - Reconstruction 1970. Hugh Masekela - You Keep Me Hangin' On. Hugh Masekela - I Will. Hugh Masekela - I Can't Dance. Hugh Masekela - Father Time Maybe Then You'll Know. Hugh Masekela - Make Me A Potion. Hugh Masekela - Sale Le Mane. Hugh Masekela - Leave Us Alone. Hugh Masekela - Woza. Hugh Masekela - Both Sides Now. Album: Reconstruction. Have This Want This. Album Info This Release. Visitor rating. Release date label labelcode medium genre submit corrections. 1994 motown. Reconstruction, 1970. Keep Me Hangin' On, 03:37. I Can't Dance, 03:45. Reconstruction is a african fusion music album recording by HUGH MASEKELA released in 1970 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. HUGH MASEKELA - Reconstruction. Jazz music community with review and forums. 0 rating 0 review. Album 1970. Filed under African Fusion By HUGH MASEKELA. Hugh Ramapolo Masekela 4 April 1939 23 January 2018 was a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, singer and composer who has been described as the father of South African jazz. Masekela was known for his jazz compositions and for writing well-known anti-apartheid songs such as Soweto Blues and Bring Him Back Home. He also had a number-one US pop hit in 1968 with his version of Grazing in the Grass. CS 803. Reconstruction LP, Album, Promo. Chisa Records, Inc. Hugh Masekela Keep Me Hangin' On 3:29. Hugh Masekela - I will 3:07. A FLG Maurepas upload - Hugh Masekela - I Can't Dance - Jazz Funk 3:42. Released July 1970. Reconstruction Tracklist. You Keep Me Hangin' On Lyrics. I Will Lyrics. Reconstruction Q&A. Engineered By Larry Cox & Rik Pekkonen. Piano Larry Willis. Produced by Stewart Levine. Writers Brian Holland, Buddy Buie, Caiphus Semenya & 9 more. Arranged By Hugh Masekela & Wayne Henderson. Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download

Hugh Masekela - Reconstruction
Performer: Hugh Masekela
Genre: Jazz
Title: Reconstruction
Country: US
Released: 1970
Style: Afro-Cuban Jazz, Contemporary Jazz
MP3 album: 2107 mb
FLAC album: 2514 mb
Source: Vinyl, LP, Album
№ Cat: CS 803
Label: Chisa Records, Inc.