Out of the Woods

Willie and the Bumblebees

Willie and the Bees



  • Willie Murphy: Bass, Guitar, Piano, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals
  • Mark Bryn: Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Joe Demko: Guitar, Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Voyle Harris: Trumpet, Flugelhorn
  • Maurice Jacox: Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals
  • Jose James: Alto Saxophone, Flute, Lead Vocals, Clarinet, Timbales, Percussion
  • Howard Merriweather: Drums, Backing Vocals
  • Dave Sletten: Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet

Track List

  1. Love Buzzz · Willie Murphy
  2. The Getaway · Willie Murphy
  3. When You Were There for Me · Willie Murphy & Tony Glover
  4. Stone Broke · Willie Murphy & Jose James
  5. Evidence · Willie Murphy
  6. Let Me Be Your Friend · Jose James
  7. Closer · Willie Murphy
  8. You’re No Good You’re Funky (You’re Mean and Nasty Too) · Willie Murphy


  • Herb Pilhofer: Executive Producer
  • Willie Murphy: Producer
  • David Rivkin: Engineer
  • Scott Rivard: Engineer
  • Bernie Beaudry: Engineering Assistant
  • Boyd Hagen: Photography
  • Janice Anderson: Graphics
  • Julie Chapman: Airbrush
  • Joan Nygren: Hand Coloring
  • David Lynas: Painting & Drawing

Special thanks to Doug Ackerman

Recorded and mastered at Sound 80 Minneapolis, Minnesota on 3M 32 Track Digital Mastering System

Sound 80, Inc
2709 East 25th Street
Mpls., MN 55406
All rights reserved.

Willie and the Bees
Willie Murphy & The Bumblebees

Sample Tracks

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