16 Jun 2013
The Chi-lites – 1972 – A Lonely Man

Intro Review by AMG Main Review by RDTEN1 Rip, Research, Posting and additional info’s by Nikos Behind the talents of Eugene Record, the Chi-Lites presented an impeccable album featuring one gem after another. Not losing any steam from their previous album, the Chi-Lites plugged another number one...
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26 Jul 2018
Jackie Wilson – 1976 – Nobody But You

Produced by Carl Davis and Sonny Sanders, Nobody but You was Jackie Wilson’s final and possibly his finest album. Originally issued in late 1976, it was recorded in Detroit and had top-notch arrangements by Sanders and David Van De Pitte. One charting single was the wise and exuberant “Don’t Burn No Bridges”...
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01 May 2018
The Artistics – 1969 – What Happened

Six slammin’ Artistics sides and four standards “artistically” sung make for some enjoyable listening. The Chi-Lites’ “Price of Love” is sung in Marvin Smith’s natural voice, distinguishing it from the original falsetto version. Gary Jackson’s “Yesterday’s Girl” remains one of their more enduring recordings. The...
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27 Feb 2018
Lowrell – 1979 – Lowrell

Lowrell Simon aka Lowrell was a member of Chicago soul group the Lost Generation and also had an ’80s hit with “Mellow Mellow Right On“, which has been the source for numerous raps and samples, most notably Massive Attack‘s “Lately,” Markie Dee, and Chicago rapper Common. His solo debut Lowrell (released fall 1979)...
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21 Oct 2015
Jeffree – 1979 – Jeffree

Smooth and sweet soul from Jeffree – an unsung 70s vocalist with a really great approach! Jeffree, aka Jeff Perry, is the brother of Greg Perry – and works in a similar style to his more famous brother – warmly grooving soul with a fluid,...
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