Brenda Russell is the self-titled debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Brenda Russell, released on 25 July 1979 by A&M Records on the Horizon label. The album peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard R&B albums chart. The album was written almost entirely by Russell and produced by Andre Fischer, who was fresh off of […]
Connection is an album by trumpeter/bandleader Don Ellis recorded in 1972 and released on the Columbia label. The album features big band arrangements of pop hits of the day along with Ellis’ “Theme from The French Connection” which won him a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement in 1973.
Nightshift is the 11th studio album by the Commodores, released by Motown Records on January 15, 1985. It was the group’s last album on the Motown label before switching to Polydor. Nightshift is the Commodores’ second album without Lionel Richie, who left the band in 1982, and their last album with their original bass guitarist Ronald LaPread. Their previous album […]
“The Monkey Time” is a song written by Curtis Mayfield and performed by Major Lance. It reached No. 2 on the U.S. R&B chart and No. 8 on the U.S. pop chart in 1963. It was featured on his 1963 album The Monkey Time. The Tubes released a version of the song as a single […]