1976 Tavares – Don’t Take Away The Music (US:#23 UK:#4)

“Don’t Take Away the Music” is a hit song by R&B/disco group Tavares, released in the fall of 1976. It peaked at number 34 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and at number four in the UK. Along with the track “Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel”, the song spent two weeks at number 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarBob Bowles
PianoJohn Barnes
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
SynthesizerBob Robitaille
PercussionRobert Zimmitti
PercussionFreddie Perren
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Produced By

Freddie Perren

Songwriters

Keni St Lewis
Freddie Perren
Christine Yarian

Charts

US:#34
UK:#4