In August 1975.

In August 1975, “Mercury” label released “Honey”, the seventh Ohio Players studio album. It was recorded February–June, 1975, at “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, William Beck.

Personnel:

  • James “Diamond” Williams – drums, timbales, congas, percussion, lead and background vocals
  • Billy Beck– piano, Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes piano, RMI electric piano, clavinet, ARP Odyssey, ARP string ensemble, percussion, lead and background vocals, source of the “mysterious scream” on Love Rollercoaster
  • Marvin “Merv” Pierce – trumpets, flugelhorn
  • Marshall “Rock” Jones– electric bass
  • Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner– guitars, lead and background vocals
  • Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks – trumpets
  • Clarence “Satch” Satchell – tenor saxes, bariton sax, flute
  • Barry Mraz, Gilbert Kong – engineers
  • Marty Linke, Steve Kusiciel, Rob Kingsland, Paul Johnson – tape operators
  • Richard Fegley– photography
  • Jim Ladwig – art direction
  • Joe Kotleba – design

Track listing:

All tracks by James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce and William Beck.

  1. Honey
  2. Fopp
  3. Let’s Love
  4. Ain’t Givin’ Up No Ground
  5. Sweet Sticky Thing
  6. Love Rollercoaster
  7. Alone
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