Category Archives: The Ebonys

The Ebonys – 1976 – Sing About Life

One of two albums ever cut by The Ebonys – a consistently great group from the 70s, as is testified by their constant popularity in our racks! The quartet had a 3 man/1 woman harmony sound that was very hip – often applied to righteous themes worked out in a heavy soul model, and which sounded just as great on the ballads as it did on their midtempo dancefloor numbers. This second album’s slightly less sublime than their first one, but it’s filled with loads of nice cuts, and has some great production and arrangements from Tony Camillo. This is another great offering byMr.Moo ripped from original vinyl on 320@. Tracks A1. One Thing On My Mind 3.37 A2. A Love Of Your Own 5.04 A3. Neighborhood Gossip 3.44 A4. Mr. Me, Mrs. You 3.46 A5. If You’re In Need 3.41 B1. (I’ll Know) When True Love Really Passes By …

28 Comments | Read More / Download

The Ebonys – 1973 – The Ebonys

A Golden Philly Classic! Their only album for Philadelphia International in it’s best period. A Soul Diamond. Rotary Connection funs will love this one The Ebonys didn’t have nearly as many chart successes as its peers, leading it to release only two albums before disbanding in 1976. The better of these was the group’s self-titled debut, the only collection it recorded for Gamble and Huff’s Philadelphia International. Released in 1973, the album was largely a hit-and-miss affair, though its highs rivaled those of the premier Philly Soul outfits. It’s Forever easily could have become mired in its overwrought orchestrations and saccharine lyrics, but instead the ensemble lifted the song out of the muck with an impassioned vocal performance that was pure magic. Likewise, Life in the Country explored some intriguing grooves courtesy of backing band MFSB — the same group behind The O’Jays’ Ship Ahoy and Harold Melvin & The …

8 Comments | Read More / Download

Select Page: