Tag Archives: Turning Point

JIMMY HOLIDAY-SPREAD YOUR LOVE-THE COMPLETE MINIT SINGLES.

JIMMY HOLIDAY-SPREAD YOUR LOVE-THE COMPLETE MINIT SINGLES. Jimmy Holiday was an accidental singer-songwriter. Originally, he wanted to be a boxer, and fought in the annual Golden Gloves  competition. Then Jimmy started to get beat. That wasn’t in his plans. Realising he was never going to be more than a contender, Jimmy Holiday hung up his …

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TYRONE DAVIS-IN THE MOOD.

TYRONE DAVIS-IN THE MOOD. After Carl Davis signed Tyrone Davis to Dakar Records in 1968, success came quickly for Tyrone. His debut single Can I Change My Mind gave Tyrone the first of three US R&B number one singles. A year later, Tyrone released his debut album Can I Change My Mind in 1969. This …

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THE STAPLE SINGERS-THE STAPLE SINGERS.

THE STAPLE SINGERS-THE STAPLE SINGERS. By the early eighties, The Staple Singers had spent over thirty years performing and  recording. Their career started in 1948, with the group singing in churches in the Chicago area. Four years later in 1952, they signed their first record contract, releasing their debut album Uncloudy Day in 1959. Since …

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THE STAPLE SINGERS-TURNING POINT.

THE STAPLE SINGERS-TURNING POINT. The last time I reviewed an album by The Staple Singers was their 1972 album, Be Altitude: Respect Yourself, their most successful album, which included I’ll Take You There. It reached number one in both the US Billboard 100 and US R&B Charts, giving them their second US R&B number one …

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