Whispers, B.B.&Q. Band, and Luther Vandross selected by Paul

13 08 2011

Whispers ~ It’s A Love Thing ~ Solar ~ 1981

Written by William Shelby with Dana Meyers, and produced by label owner Dick Griffy with Leon Sylvers III. It’s A Love Thing peaked at 28 Hot 100, 2 US R&B, 4 US Dance, and 9 here in the UK from their Imagination album – which leads us on to …

Imagination from The Brooklyn Bronx & Queens Band on Capitol ~1982

Written by Kae Williams produced by Jacques Fred Petrus from the All Night Long album, 21 Billboard Hot Black singles chart

Luther Vandross ~ Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now ~ Epic ~ 1995

One of the many great things about doing a radio show is that we get to play tracks we probably wouldn’t play live – I’d always play the McFadden & Whitehead version at a gig but I thought it would be fun to give Luther’s version a spin on this weeks show. It’s taken from his 1994 “Songs “album – a collection of covers of classic tracks that got him nominations in 4 Grammy categories. It was released a single over here in 1995 and made number 22.

CLICK HERE for the Podomatic Podcast of Show 94




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