The song “Spice of Life”, from The Manhattan Transfer album Bodies and Souls, was a hit on both the R&B chart, reaching #32, and on the Pop chart, reaching #40. This song featured a distinctive harmonica solo by Stevie Wonder. The song has a similar structure to the album cut “Baby Be Mine” on Michael Jackson’s Thriller album. The song was written by Rod Temperton and Derek Bramble.
Bodies And Souls was released in September 1983, by The Manhattan Transfer on the Atlantic records label. This album took The Manhattan Transfer in a different direction from their previous releases, offering a new, revised style of their music. There were several collaborations on this album, including Stevie Wonder, Rod Temperton, and Jeremy Lubbock. Also […]
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The Manhattan Transfer