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  • Performer: Roland Kirk
  • Album: Volunteered Slavery
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Catalog #: 40 042, 40042
  • FLAC: 2970 mb | MP3: 1906 mb
  • Country: Europe
  • Style: Soul-Jazz, Modal
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  • Category: Jazz
Roland Kirk - Volunteered Slavery flac


1Spirits Up Above
Written-By – Roland Kirk
2My Cherie Amour
Written-By – Stevie Wonder
3Bessie's Blues
Written-By – John Coltrane
4Volunteered Slavery
Written-By – Roland Kirk
5Lush Life
Written-By – Billy Strayhorn
Written-By – Mongo Santamaria
7A Tribute To John Coltrane(8:10)
8I Say A Little Prayer
Written-By – Burt Bacharach
9Roland's Opening Remarks0:40
10One Ton
Written-By – Roland Kirk
11Ovation & Roland's Remarks1:45
12Search For The Reason Why
Written-By – Roland Kirk
13Three For The Festival
Written-By – Roland Kirk


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SD 1534Roland Kirk Volunteered Slavery ‎(LP, Album)AtlanticSD 1534US1969
SD 1534Roland Kirk Volunteered Slavery ‎(LP, Album)AtlanticSD 1534Canada1969
SD 1534Roland Kirk Volunteered Slavery ‎(LP, Album, RE, RI)AtlanticSD 1534USUnknown
8122731732Roland Kirk Volunteered Slavery ‎(CD, Album, RE)Atlantic, Warner Jazz, Warner Strategic Marketing8122731732Europe2005
SD 1534Roland Kirk Volunteered Slavery ‎(LP, Album)AtlanticSD 1534US1969


  • Backing Vocals [Vocal Backgrounds]Roland Kirk Spirit Choir
  • BassVernon Martin
  • Design [Cover]Haig Adishian
  • DrumsCharles Crosby, Jimmy Hopps, Sonny Brown
  • EngineerBob Liftin (tracks: A1 to A5), Riece Hamel (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Engineer [Remix]William Arlt
  • Photography By [Cover]Ray Ross
  • PianoRon Burton
  • ProducerJoel Dorn
  • Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Nose Flute, Saxophone [Manzello], Saxophone [Stritch], Gong, Vocals, WhistleRoland Kirk
  • TromboneDick Griffin
  • TrumpetCharles McGhee


Side B of this album was recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1968.

Catalog# on spine: 40042
Catalog# on label: 40 042
Catalog# on front cover: SD 1534

On back cover:
Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf · Pressé en Allemagne par Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf
A Warner Communications Company
Warner logo embossed (lower right corner)

Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf. Pressé en Allemagne per Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf. A Warner Communications Company

Originally released in 1969


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Stamped): R/S Alsdorf 40042-A2 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Stamped): R/S Alsdorf 4̶0̶0̶4̶2̶ B̶ 40042 B
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0121


  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Pressed By – Record Service Alsdorf
  • Recorded At – Regent Sound Studios, New York City
  • Recorded At – Newport Jazz Festival