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Catalyst discography

This is a discography of albums by the group Catalyst.

Catalyst was formed in Philadelphia in the early 1970s. The original group members were Odean Pope, Eddie Green, Alphonso Johnson, and Sherman Ferguson. Johnson was replaced by Tyrone Brown in 1973. The group folded in 1976.


Catalystdiscography

Catalyst, Catalyst, 1972, Cobblestone 9018

Tracks : Ain't It The Truth, East, Catalyst Is Coming, Jabali, New-Found Truths, Salaam

Musicians : Odean Pope, Eddie Green, Norman Harris, Al Johnson, Anthony Jackson, Ron Baker, Sherman Ferguson, Skip Drinkwater, Morris Bailey

Reissued on Muse in 1978.

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Perception, Catalyst, 1973, Muse 5025

Tracks : Perception, Uzuri, Celestial Bodies, Ile Ife, Got To Be There

Musicians : Odean Pope, Eddie Green, Pat Gleason, Norman Harris, Tyrone Brown, Anthony Jackson, Sherman Ferguson, Farel Johnson, Billy Hart, Larry Washington

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Unity, Catalyst, 1974, Muse 5042

Tracks : A Country Song, Little Miss Lady, Maze, Athene, Mail Order, Shorter Street

Musicians : Odean Pope, Eddie Green, Tyrone Brown, Alphonso Johnson, Sherman Ferguson, Billy Hart, Gail Murdaugh, John Blake, Connie Hamilton, Shirley Byrne Brown, Steve Tanzer

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A Tear And A Smile, Catalyst, 1976, Muse 5069

Tracks : The Demon Pt. 1, The Demon Pt. 2, A Tear And A Smile, Fifty Second Street Boogie Down, Suite For Albeniz, A Prayer Dance, Bahia

Musicians : Odean Pope, Eddie Green, Charles Ellerbe, Tyrone Brown, Sherman Ferguson, Michael Peebles, George Taylor, Shirley Byrne Brown, John Blake, Steve Tanzer, Aliza Appel, Sharon Scott, Farel Johnson

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Catalyst: reissues and compilations

Catalyst, Catalyst, 1978, Muse 5170

Tracks : Ain't It The Truth, East, Catalyst Is Coming, Jabali, New-Found Truths, Salaam

Musicians : Odean Pope, Eddie Green, Norman Harris, Al Johnson, Anthony Jackson, Ron Baker, Sherman Ferguson, Skip Drinkwater, Morris Bailey

Originally released on Cobblestone in 1972.

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The Funkiest Band You Never Heard, Catalyst, 1999, 32 Groove

Tracks : Ain't It The Truth, East, Catalyst Is Coming, Jabali, New-Found Truths, Salaam, A Country Song, Little Miss Lady, Maze, Athene, Mail Order, Shorter Street, The Demon Pt. 1, The Demon Pt. 2, A Tear And A Smile, Fifty Second Street Boogie Down, Suite For Albeniz, A Prayer Dance, Bahia, Perception, Uzuri, Celestial Bodies, Ile Ife, Got To Be There

A double CD release that combines the four catalyst albums; Catalyst, Unity, A Tear And A Smile and Perception..

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The Complete Recordings Vol. 1, Catalyst, 1999, Porter Records

Tracks : Ain't It The Truth, East, Catalyst Is Coming, Jabali, New-Found Truths, Salaam, Perception, Uzuri, Celestial Bodies, Ile Ife, Got To Be There

A single CD release that combines the two catalyst albums Catalyst and Perception.

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The Complete Recordings Vol. 2, Catalyst, 1999, Porter Records

Tracks : A Country Song, Little Miss Lady, Maze, Athene, Mail Order, Shorter Street, The Demon Pt. 1, The Demon Pt. 2, A Tear And A Smile, Fifty Second Street Boogie Down, Suite For Albeniz, A Prayer Dance, Bahia

A single CD release that combines the two catalyst albums Unity and A Tear And A Smile.

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