Tower of Power supplied the horns. They are a popular R&B group who did very well in the early '70s with hits like "You're Still A Young Man
" and "So Very Hard To Go
." Their horn section has played on albums by Santana, Little Feat, Rod Stewart, America, Huey Lewis and the News, and many others. Founding member Emilio Castillo told Songfacts
: "This is what we do, it's like sweat. It's what we do naturally and the thing that makes us so special. There aren't a lot of horn sections in the world, certainly not a lot of horn sections that have been together doing it as long as we have, that play a signature style like we do. We have a definite style to the way we approach section work, we clip our notes, we get very tight, we've got to have this ESP going between the guys as far as how to interpret certain horn licks."
Castillo, though, prefers another track on the album his horn section played on: "Stinker