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THE GAP BAND-THE GAP BAND VII.

THE GAP BAND-THE GAP BAND VII. For The Gap Band, commercial success didn’t come overnight. Quite the opposite. Instead, it took three albums. Neither 1974s Magician’s Holiday nor 1977s The Gap Band charted. Then when The Gap Band signed to Mercury Records, their third album The Gap Band reached number seventy-seven in the US Billboard …

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BILLY PAUL-LATELY.

BILLY PAUL-LATELY. Having founded Philadelphia International Records in 1971, Gamble and Huff made Billy Paul one of the first signings to their new label. Gamble and Huff had know Billy since 1967, when he was working on his debut album Feelin’ Good At the Cadillac Club. Billy’s debut album needed some work to complete it, …

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YARBROUGH AND PEOPLES-GUILTY.

YARBROUGH AND PEOPLES-GUILTY. For Yarbrough and Peoples, the saying about keeping the best until last is certainly true. Their fourth and final album Guilty, which was released in 1985, may not have been their most successful album, but Guilty, which will be released by BBR Records in September 2012 is perceived as their finest. Guilty …

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