In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Mercury” label released “Fire”, the sixth Ohio Players studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Paragon Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce and William Beck,

Personnel:

  • James “Diamond” Williams – drums, chimes, percussion, lead and background vocals
  • Billy Beck– piano, organ, Fender Rhodes piano, Clavinet, ARP, percussion, lead and background vocals
  • Marvin “Merv” Pierce – trumpet, flugelhorn, valve trombone and background vocals
  • Marshall “Rock” Jones– Fender bass
  • Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner– guitar, percussion, lead and background vocals
  • Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks – trumpet, trombone and background vocals
  • Clarence “Satch” Satchell – baritone sax, tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, percussion, lead and background vocals
  • Barry Mraz, Lee Hulko – engineers
  • Jim Ladwig – art director
  • Len Willis – designer
  • Stan Malinowski– photography

Track listing:

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

  1. Fire
  2. Together
  3. Runnin’ from the Devil
  4. I Want to Be Free
  5. Smoke
  6. It’s All Over
  7. What the Hell
  8. Together (reprise)
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