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The Isley Brothers: Soul on the Rocks

On January 24, 1967, “Tamla” label released “Soul on the Rocks”, the fifth studio album by Isley Brothers (The). It was recorded in 1966, at “Studio A”, Hitsville, Detroit, and was produced by Norman Whitfield, Smokey Robinson and Ivy Jo Hunter.

Personnel:

  • Ronald Isley – vocals
  • Rudolph Isley – vocals
  • O’Kelly Isley Jr. – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Got to have You Back – Ivy Jo Hunter, Leon ware, Stephen Bowden
  2. That’s the Way Love Is – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  3. Whispers (Getting’ Louder) – David Scott, Barbara Acklin
  4. Tell Me It’s Just a Rumor baby – Harvey Fugua, Johnny Bristol, Vernon Bullock
  5. One Too Many Heartaches – Ivy Jo Hunter
  6. It’s Out of the Question – William “Smokey” Robinson, Berry Gordy
  7. Why When Love Is Gone – Ivy Jo Hunter
  8. Save Me from This Misery – Norman Whitfield, Roger Penzabene, Stephen Bowden
  9. Little Miss Sweetness – William “Smokey” Robinson
  10. Good Things – Robert Bruce, Leroy Kirkland
  11. Catching Up on Time – Clarence Paul, Leon Ware, Morris Broadnax
  12. Behind a Painted Smile – Ivy Jo Hunter, Beatrice Verdi

The Chi-Lites: Like Your Lovin’

In December 1970,”Brunswick” label released  “Like Your Lovin’ (Do You Like Mine?)”, the second Chi-Lites (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1070, and was produced by Eugene Record.

Personnel:

  • Eugene Record – vocals, arranger
  • Marshall Thompson – vocals
  • Robert “Squirrel” Lester – vocals
  • Creadel “Red” Jones – vocals
  • Sonny Sanders – arranger
  • The Peoples’ Paraphernalia – arranger
  • Willie Henderson – director

Track listing:

All tracks by Eugene Record, except where noted.

  1. Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So)
  2. Troubles A’ Comin
  3. 24 Hours of Sadness – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  4. The Twelfth of Never – Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster
  5. Let Me Be the Man My Daddy Was – Eugene Record, Barbara Acklin
  6. I Like Your Lovin’ (Do You Like Mine) – Eugene Record, Sandy Wilburn
  7. I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Ken Gamble, Jerry Ross, Jerry Williams
  8. Give It Away – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  9. My Whole World Ended – Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, Pamela Joan Sawyer, Jimmy Roach
  10. You’re No Longer Part of My Heart

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Brunswick” label released “Give It Away”, the debut Chi-Lites album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Carl Davis, Eugene Record and Gerald Sims.

Personnel:

  • Eugene Record, Marshall Thompson, Robert “Squirrel” Lester, Creadel “Red” Jones– vocals
  • Willie Henderson– director
  • Sonny Sanders – arranger

Track listing:

  1. Give It Away – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  2. Let Me Be the Man My Daddy Was – Eugene Record, Barbara Acklin
  3. My Whole World Ended – Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, Pamela Joan Sawyer, Jimmy Roach
  4. I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
  5. What Do I Wish For – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  6. That’s My Baby for You – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  7. I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Kenneth Gamble, Jerry Ross, Jerry Williams
  8. You’re No Longer Part of My Heart – Eugene Record
  9. 24 Hours of Sadness – Eugene Record, Carl Davis
  10. To Change My Love – Eugene Record
  11. The Twelfth of Never – Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster

 

In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Brunswick” label released “(For God’s Sake) Give More Power to the People”, the third Chi-Lites studio album. It was recorded 1970 – 1971, and was produced by Eugene Record.

Personnel:

  • Marshall Thompson – vocals
  • Robert “Squirrel” Lester – vocals
  • Creadel “Red” Jones – vocals
  • Eugene Record – vocals, arranger
  • Thomas “Tom Tom” Washington, Sonny Sanders– arranger
  • Bruce Swedien– engineer
  • Willie Henderson, Quinton Joseph – director

Track listing:

  1. Yes I’m Ready (If I Don’t Get To Go) – Eugene Record, Revé Gipson
  2. We Are Neighbors – Eugene Record, Quinton Joseph
  3. I Want to Pay You Back (For Loving Me) – Eugene Record
  4. Have You Seen Her – Eugene Record, Barbara Acklin
  5. (For God’s Sake) Give More Power to the People – Eugene Record
  6. Love Uprising – Eugene Record
  7. Troubles a’ Comin’ – Eugene Record
  8. You Got Me Walkin’ – Eugene Record
  9. What Do I Wish For – Eugene Record, Carl Davis