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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

 

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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– arranger, vocals
  • Willie Henderson, Quinton Joseph – directors
  • Thomas “Tom Tom” Washington, Sonny Sanders– arrangers
  • Bruce Swedien– engineer

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