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Top 10 Guest Appearances by Ron Carter on Tracks by Non-Jazz Artists

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1 )  “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Roberta Flack (from First Take)

2 ) “Verses From the Abstract” by A Tribe Called Quest (from Low End Theory)

3 )  “Gardenia” by Carlos Santana (from Swing of Delight)

4 ) “Bring It On Home To Me” by Aretha Franklin (from Soul ’69)

5 ) “Inspired Insanity” by Phoebe Snow(from Second Childhood)

6 ) “Off Minor/Epistrophy” by Kronos Quartet (from Monk Suite)

7 ) “Run That Body Down” by Paul Simon (from Paul Simon)

8 ) “Theme from the Movie Manhole” by Grace Slick (from Manhole)

9 ) “Un Ange En Danger” by MC Solaar (most easily available on Ken Burns Jazz boxed set)

10 ) “The Jazz Greats” by Bootsy Collins (from Tha Funk Capital of the World)

Honorable Mention: Erykah Badu’s Baduizm album. This would definitely make the list, but sources differ as to the precise track(s) on which we hear Ron. My ears are 95% certain about it, but I don’t want to get into sketchy territory here . . .