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Come To My Garden
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Minnie Riperton’s solo debut is in many respects her finest hour - devoid of the overly syrupy production that hampers her later work, Come to My Garden instead couches her miraculous voice in the elegant arrangements of the great Charles Stepney, striking a perfect balance between romantic melodrama and sensual nuance. Conversation for album: Minnie Riperton – 1970 – Come To My Garden. SPC. Posted at 01:05h, 03 August 2008 Reply. This LP is like the soundtrack to a really sweet dream – Minnie sings like an angel & everything just comes together so nice. Thankyou so much! Anonymous.

Come To My Garden ‎(LP, Album, Promo, RE). Janus Records. This compilation contains exactly the same tracks that the "Come to My Garden" LP (1st Solo album of Minnie) without the last song "Whenever, Wherever".

Riperton's debut solo album entitled Come to My Garden was produced, arranged, as well as orchestrated by Charles Stepney and released in 1970 by GRT Records. She was presented as a solo artist by Ramsey Lewis on Saturday, December 26, 1970 at Chicago's famed London House. Riperton went on to perform several numbers from the album while accompanied by Stepney Perfect Angel and "Lovin' You"

Les Fleur is the first track on Minnie Riperton’s debut album, Come to My Garden. The LP was a commercial failure, but a critical success with appreciation for the album growing with time. Today, it’s regarded by many R&B fans as an out-and-out masterpiece. Charles Stepney, who would later help Earth, Wind and Fire fine-tune their ambitious sound, produced and arranged the album. Come to My Garden itself is genre-defying, spanning soul, gospel, folk, psychedelica, choral music, jazz and more

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Minnie Riperton's debut album (Released April 16, 1970). Backing Vocals - Elsa Harris, Kitty Hayward, Minnie Riperton. Drums - Maurice White. Guitar - Phil Upchurch. Piano - Ramsey Lewis. Arranged and Conductor - Charles Stepney. Vocals - Minnie Riperton. You are my completeness beloved. Every breath of you is my life. Thrill me with your own Lover's magic. Make me know that I am alive. Complete me, my love. Listening to this album is akin to stumbling upon Frank Loyd Wright's Robie House hidden under a grove of trees, abandoned and unknown. It's akin to finding the Pieta by Michaelangelo in a deserted house, undiscovered. It's akin to finding an original copy of The Brothers Karamazov in a lockbox, unheard of.

This album has an average beat per minute of 110 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 70/152 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Come to My Garden. BPM Profile Come to My Garden. Album starts at 152BPM, ends at 116BPM (-36), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Minnie Riperton. Perfect Angel, Adventures in Paradise.

Tracklist: 1. Les Fleur, 2. Completeness, 3. Come To My Garden, 4. Memory Band, 5. Rainy Day In Centerville, 6. Close Your Eyes And Remember, 7. Oh, By The Way, 8. Expecting, 9. Only When I’m Dreaming, 10. Whenever, Wherever. More albums from Minnie Riperton: Adventures In Paradise by Minnie Riperton. Minnie by Minnie Riperton. Love Lives Forever by Minnie Riperton. Stay In Love by Minnie Riperton. Perfect Angel by Minnie Riperton. View all albums . Come To My Garden.


A1 Les Fleur 3:16
A2 Completeness 3:33
A3 Come To My Garden 3:20
A4 Memory Band 4:05
A5 Rainy Day In Centerville 5:24
B1 Close Your Eyes And Remember 3:42
B2 Oh, By The Way 3:01
B3 Expecting 3:55
B4 Only When I'm Dreaming 3:29
B5 Whenever, Wherever 3:32

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Ter Mar Studios


  • Backing Vocals – Elsa Harris, Kitty Hayward, Minnie Riperton
  • Design [Album] – Dick Fowler
  • Engineer – Gary Starr, Stu Black
  • Photography By – Harold Johnson
  • Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – Charles Stepney
  • Supervised By [Album Supervision] – Dick LaPalm


Mustard label variation with duration and centered tracklisting.
One alternative version has the mustard labels with tracklisting left-aligned.
Another alternative version wears the pinkish purple label design and lacked the durations.

Recorded at Ter Mar Studios, Chicago, Illinois, November 24-26, 1969.

Originally released in 1971.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GRT 30001 Minnie Riperton Come To My Garden ‎(LP, Album, Pit) GRT GRT 30001 US 1971
4N-7205 Minnie Riperton Wistful Memories ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Accord 4N-7205 US 1982
CWP 1173 Minnie Riperton Best Of ‎(CD, Album, RE) Classic World Productions Inc. CWP 1173 US 2005
JXS 7011 Minnie Riperton Come To My Garden ‎(LP, Album, Promo, RE) Janus Records JXS 7011 US 1974
AIRAC-1244 Minnie Riperton Come To My Garden ‎(CD, Album, RE, car) Air Mail Archive AIRAC-1244 Japan 2006