Billy Paul, Tower Of Power, and Ripple chosen by Paul

9 10 2011

Billy Paul ~ Let’s Make A Baby ~ Philadelphia Int ~ 1975

A track that was very well received in the JFSR chat-room on Thursday – there was a lot of love in the room! Paul Williams better known as Billy Paul, from His When Love Is new album Written & Produced by Gamble & Huff, arranged by Bobby Martin

Here it is, in all it’s glory!

Tower Of Power ~ Don’t Change Horses (In THe Middle Of The Stream) ~ Warner Brothers ~ 1975

From their Back To Oakland album Written by the bands then vocalist Lenny Williams and Johnny “Guitar” Watson reached 26 on the Billboard Hot 100, 22 US R&B

Here’s a live version from a more recent incarnation of T.O.P.

Ripple ~ A Funky Song ~ GRC ~ 1974

Originally from the 1973 eponymous album released as a single in 1974. Reached 41 on the US R&B chart.

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