Nancy Wilson - This Mother’s Daughter

This Mother's Daughter remains the most soulful record cut by Nancy Wilson during her Capitol tenure -- producer Eugene McDaniels proves an inspired if surprising choice to helm the session, and his subtle but ingenious jazz-funk flourishes are essential to the project's immediacy and appeal. McDaniels couches Wilson in settings as smooth and rich as velvet, crafting a series of mellow, gently propulsive grooves that flirt with contemporary soul but pay heed to the singer's roots in jazz. Wilson responds with a performance that's sophisticated yet saucy, commanding the spotlight with an intensity that's missing from her lesser Capitol efforts. Rating=4/5 StarsAllMusic Review by Jason Ankeny


A1 From You To Me To You 3:54
A2 Love Has Smiled On Us 3:48
A3 I Don't Want A Sometimes Man 3:48
A4 Tree Of Life 4:19
A5 China 3:40
B1 Now 4:54
B2 This Mother's Daughter 3:55
B3 He Never Had It So Good 3:10
B4 When We Were One 3:55
B5 Stay Tuned 4:35


  • Bass – Chuck Rainey
  • Drums – Steve Gadd
  • Flugelhorn [Solo] – Blue Mitchell
  • Guitar – Hugh McCracken, Jeff Miranoy
  • Percussion – Oliver Brown
  • Piano – Dave Grusin
  • Synth [Moog], Piano, Backing Vocals – George Duke
  • Backing Vocals – Afreeka Trees, Carla Bee, Carolyn Willis, Eugene McDaniels, Jackie Ward, Jim Gilstrap, Lisa Roberts, Morgan Ames


SKU 5060149621707
Barcode # 5060149621707
Brand Funk/Soul