CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Smooth Grooves – Sophisticated 80s Philly Soul

CD (Item 593429) Backbeats (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s — Condition: New Copy
Out Of Stock

CD


5.00 13

Great tracks from the second generation of Philadelphia International – that time when the label moved past the clubby Philly sounds that had won them big hits in the 70s – into an even deeper range of styles overall! Most of the tracks here have a wonderfully mature sort of feel – a move past easy dancefloor modes, into more complicated mellow steppers and midtempo rhythms that are perfect for the emotive, sensual lyrics of the tunes – most of which are performed by artists who were still the greatest working for the Pilly International label at the start of the 80s! Gems throughout – with great cuts that include "I'm In Love Again" by Patti Labelle, "Easy Easy Got To Take It Easy" by Teddy Pendergrass, "When I'm Gone" by The Jones Girls, "Mine All Mine" by The Stylistics, "Start The Fire" by Jean Carn, "I Can't Stop Turning You On" by Silk, "Set A Little Trap" by Phyllis Hyman, "So Glad I'm The One" by Instant Funk, "Yes You Need Love" by Anthony White, "Your Love Is Good" by Bunny Sigler, and "I've Been Pushed Aside" by McFadden & Whitehead.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy
A wicked Japanese-only collection of funky James Brown productions for other artists – one that includes some of the rarest work from James' legendary People Records years! The package is a nice counterpart to the James Brown Funky People sets in the US – and like those ones, it ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy
Volume one of the legendary compilation of James Brown produced stuff that taught us to love his other work back in the 80's when it was released. We're not going to pretend that we had all the original stuff when we were kids, but we did have this great comp – which includes monster stuff ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1998. New Copy
6th volume in the great Mood Mosaic series, with a theme that focuses on swingin' female jazz singers – mostly of the light breezy Euro variety. There's loads of rare cuts on here by Sheila Jordan, France Gall, Alice Babs, Monika Linges, Flora Purim, Annete Peacock, and April Aloisio – ... CD
 



Top