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Taana Gardner - Taana Gardner


1Just Be A Friend
Arranged By – Kenton Nix, Van GibbsComposed By, Written-By – Henry Batts, Kenton NixMixed By – Kenton Nix
2Paradise Express
Arranged By – Kenton Nix, Van GibbsClavinet – Eric Butler Composed By, Written-By, Mixed By – Kenton Nix
3When You Touch Me
Arranged By – Kenton Nix, Van GibbsComposed By, Written-By – Kenton NixMixed By, Lyrics By [Lyrics Concept] – Larry Levan
4We Got To Work It Out
Arranged By – Kenton Nix, Van GibbsComposed By, Mixed By – Kenton NixWritten-By – Deidra Nix
5Work That Body
Bass – Muki WilsonComposed By, Written-By, Arranged By – Kenton NixElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – John AdamsMixed By – Larry LevanPercussion – Geiselle Nix, Kenton Nix, Tommy Harris


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CDBBR 0213Taana Gardner Taana Gardner ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Big Break RecordsCDBBR 0213UK2013
WE 107Taana Gardner Taana Gardner ‎(2x12", Album, MP)West End RecordsWE 107US1979
8077-2Taana Gardner Taana Gardner ‎(CD, RM, Unofficial)Premium Series A.G.8077-2Europe2012
GX 01-1118Taana Gardner Taana Gardner ‎(LP, Album)Gamma GX 01-1118Mexico1980
WE 107, SMB 40085Taana Gardner Taana Gardner ‎(LP, Album)West End Records, Music-BoxWE 107, SMB 40085Greece1979


  • Alto Saxophone, FluteLarry Smith
  • Backing VocalsBobby Youngblood, Harry Batts, Kenton Nix, Kim Watson, Malvenia Peoples, Roland Johnson, Sandra Nix, Van Gibbs
  • BassT.M. Stevenson
  • DrumsTommy Harris
  • Engineer [Mix]Bob Blank
  • Engineer [Recording]David Belafonte
  • Lead Guitar, Rhythm GuitarVan Gibbs
  • Organ [& Hammond B3]Kenton Nix, Lianar Nix
  • PercussionMonty Ellison
  • Performer [Music By]Sunship
  • Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], ClavinetBernard Wright
  • ProducerKenton Nix
  • Producer [Associate]Henry Batts
  • Synthesizer [Moog]Sam Salomone
  • Tenor Saxophone, FluteJeffrey Smith


Produced for Kenix Productions
Recorded at RPM Studios
Mix engineered at Blank Tapes, N.Y.C.
Mastered at Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs, New York
Published by Kenix Music (ASCAP) - Sugar Biscuit (ASCAP).
© ℗ 1979 West End Music Industries, Inc.

Note: Some copies were released with misprinted D on the 4th record label.


  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Groove): 70397-22122-107-1 FW Ó SMK
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Groove): 70398-107-2 FW Ó SMK
  • Matrix / Runout (C Side Runout Groove): 70399-107-3 FW Ó SMK
  • Matrix / Runout (D Side Runout Groove): 70400-107-4 FW Ó SMK-E
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


  • Copyright (c) – West End Music Industries, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – West End Music Industries, Inc.
  • Published By – Kenix Music
  • Published By – Sugar Biscuit
  • Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
  • Recorded At – RPM Studios
  • Mixed At – Blank Tape Studios
  • Pressed By – Sound Makers



Taana Gardner - Taana Gardner. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Taana Gardner born September 3, 1960 is an American disco and post-disco singer who found her success through West End Records from 1979 to the present day. She is also a former member of the Aural Exciters. Born in Newark, New Jersey where she currently resides, Taana is the granddaughter of a professional opera singer. Her musical career began at the age of eleven when she became active in theater and joined the Harlem Children's Theater Group. Her theater debut was at Lincoln Center as the high. Songs in album Taana Gardner - Taana Gardner 1979. Taana Gardner - When You Touch Me. Taana Gardner - We Got To Work It Out. Taana Gardner - Just Be A Friend. Taana Gardner - Paradise Express. Taana Gardner - Work That Body. Taana Gardner, 1979. Taana Gardner. We Got to Work It Out, 05:45. Just Be a Friend, 08:25. Vocalist Taana Gardner was one of the leading lights of West End Records, a New York label that released some of the finest and most influential disco during the late 70s and early 80s. At a very young age, the Newark, NJ-born Gardner knew that she wanted to act and sing. Her grandmother, a read more. Album 1979 5 Songs. Dance 1979. Taana Gardner - 1979 US-NJ Disco-Funk-Singer since 1979 - present Mixed By Larry Levan Written-By, Producer Kenton Nix West End Gardner. Released 1979. Taana Gardner Tracklist. When You Touch Me Lyrics. Missing Lyrics. We Got To Work It Out Lyrics. Taana Gardner 1979. Album by Taana Gardner. We Got to Work It Out. was sampled in. The Rotten Apple by Prodigy 2007. Playa's Ball by BJ the Chicago Kid feat. Rick Ross 2019. When You Touch Me. Album: Taana Gardner. Have This Want This. Album Info This Release. Visitor rating. Release date label labelcode medium genre submit corrections. 1979 west end we 107 lp vinyl

Taana Gardner - Taana Gardner
Performer: Taana Gardner
Genre: Soul
Title: Taana Gardner
Country: US
Released: 1979
Style: Disco, Funk
MP3 album: 2758 mb
FLAC album: 2848 mb
Source: 2 × Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Album
№ Cat: WE 107
Label: West End Records

Includes the 2nd Larry Levan mix of "Work that Body". And the DEFINITIVE mix IMO.