On November 10, 1973.


On November 10, 1973, “Philadelphia International Records” label released “Ship Ahoy”, the eighth O’Jays studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Sigma Sound Studios” in  Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania, and was produced by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.  In 1992, the album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.


  • Eddie Levert– vocals
  • William Powell– vocals
  • Walter Williams– vocals
  • MFSB– orchestra
  • Leon Huff– keyboards
  • Anthony Jackson– bass
  • Rocco Bene- trumpet solos
  • Lenny Pakula, Norman Harris, Bobby Martin, Lenny Pakula – arranger
  • Joe Tarsia –engineer
  • Joseph M. Palmaccio, Darcy Proper – mastering
  • James Barkley –illustration
  • Don Hunstein– photography
  • Ed Lee –art direction
  • Steven Berkowitz –A&R

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, except where noted.

  1. Put Your Hands Together
  2. Ship Ahoy
  3. This Air I Breathe – Kenneth Gamble,Bunny Sigler
  4. You Got Your Hooks in Me – Bunny Sigler
  5. For the Love of Money – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Anthony Jackson
  6. Now That We Found Love
  7. Don’t Call Me Brother – Kenneth Gamble, Bunny Sigler
  8. People Keep Tellin’ Me – John Whitehead,Gene McFadden, Victor Carstarphen

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