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Various - Meltdown: The Birth of Fusion Album
Jazz / Rock
Performer: Various
Title: Meltdown: The Birth of Fusion
Style: Fusion
Year 1992
Country US
Label Rykodisc, Sony Music Special Products
Catalog Number RCD 20236, A 23266
Genre: Jazz / Rock
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 612
MP3 size: 1833 mb
FLAC size: 1364 mb
WMA size: 1273 mb
Record From: CD, Compilation

Various - Meltdown: The Birth of Fusion Album


1Keith JarrettTake Me Back
Written-By – Keith Jarrett
2Miles DavisMiles Runs the Voodoo Down
Written-By – Miles Davis
3The Tony Williams LifetimeSnake Oil
Written-By – T. Newton
4Herbie HancockChameleon
Written-By – B. Maupin, H. Mason, H. Hancock, P. Jackson
5Airto MoreiraFlora's Song
Written-By – Flora Purim
6Weather ReportMysterious Traveller
Written-By – Wayne Shorter
7Mahavishnu OrchestraThe Noonward Race
Written-By – John McLaughlin
8SantanaYours is the Light
Written-By – M.M. Shrieve, R. Kermode


  • Cover, ArtworkLou Beach
  • Design [Package Design]Dorian Sweet
  • Liner NotesJohn Ephland
  • Producer [Compilation]John Ephland
  • Remastered By [Digitally Remastered]Debra Parkinson
  • ResearchBarry Feldman, Doug Wygal, George DeVito, Lucia DeRosa, Randy DeFoy, Vincent Maressa
  • Research [Additional]Music Library And Sound Recording Archives, Bowling Green State University, William L. Schurk


Over 70 minutes from the 70's.
When jazz superstars rocked with funk and when music caused controversy without lyrics.
These are the essential tracks.

Research by:
Randy DeFoy, George DeVito, Lucia DeRosa, Barry Feldman, Vincent Maressa, Doug Wygal; Sony Music Special Products

Additional Research:
William L. Schurk and the Music Library and Sound Recording Archives, Bowling Green State University

Track From
1 Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
2 Weather Report - Mysterious Traveller
3 The Mahavishnu Orchestra With John McLaughlin - The Inner Mounting Flame
4 Airto - Free
5 The New Tony Williams Lifetime - Believe It
6 Keith Jarrett - Expectations
7 Santana - Welcome
8 Miles Davis - Bitches Brew


  • Barcode: 0 14431 02362 0
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDP-078041 2
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Manufactured By – Columbia Records
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDP-078041
  • Copyright (c) – Rykodisc
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment
  • Published By – Hancock Music Company
  • Published By – Iska Music
  • Published By – Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
  • Published By – Basque Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Good Morning Music
  • Published By – Musical Wildlife, Inc.
  • Published By – Kundalini Music Co.
  • Published By – Micache Music
  • Published By – Jazz Horn Music


Columbia Records was in the center of the jazz-rock fusion movement of the early '70s, with most of the major artists in that genre under contract. This collection samples some of, but not all of, those groups at their height of their popularity. Of course Herbie Hancock's horribly out-of-tune funk icon Chameleon, leads the set, but Weather Report's Mysterious Traveler, and Mahavishnu Orchestra's The Noonward Race are much better. You may submit artist- and album-related corrections to the TiVo data team by following the steps on this page. For other feedback please visit our GetSatisfaction page. Please note that we cannot respond to address or phone information requests for any person identified in our database, nor can we forward fan mail. Hello We have detected Русский as your language preference. To change your preferred language, please choose a language using the dropdown. English Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 한국어 Português Brasil Русский. 추가 이미지. 릴리스 편집. 이 품목 판매. Various Meltdown: The Birth of Fusion. 레이블: Rykodisc RCD 20236, Sony Music Special Products A 23266. The Birth of a Nation: The Inspired by Album is the companion album to the 2016 movie The Birth of a Nation. It was released on Atlantic Records on September 30, 2016, one week prior to the film's theatrical release. The album was curated by the film's star and director Nate Parker, Atlantic Records CEO Craig Kallman, and Atlantic Records President of Film & Television Kevin Weaver as a platform for lyrical content inspired by the film's protagonist Nat Turner, an enslaved preacher from Virginia who. Meltdown Echoes of Salvation. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Исполнитель: Various artists. 2018 alternative. Listen to all tracks of Meltdown: The Birth of Fusion for free. Tracks In This Album. Chameleon - Herbie Hancock. Mysterious Traveller - Weather Report. The Noonward Race - Mahavishnu Orchestra. Flora's Song - Airto Moreira. Snake Oil - The Tony Williams Lifetime. Take Me Back - Keith Jarrett. Yours is the Light - Santana. Miles Runs the Voodoo Down - Miles Davis. Similar Artists. Various Artists 07-09-1998. Total duration:1 h 09 min. 125th Street Congress. Weather Report. The Real Birth Of Fusion 2. Writer: J. Zawinul, Composers: J. Various Artists. Birth of Fusion from Southamerican 70s. Released: May Birth of a Nation: The Inspired By Album. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей