Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Edward McGee turned in mostly above-average performances on their first post-Lenny Williams release, but it was the beginning of the end for the group. With funk losing its foothold among R&B audiences, they couldn't keep it together. Hearing this on compact disc and it's not one of Columbia's better mastering jobs reveals that McGee was an energetic, exuberant vocalist who held his own on uptempo tunes like "You Ought To Be Havin' Fun" and the title song, but lacked Williams' range or tonal quality on ballads. The group always had a weakness for ponderous message cuts, and "Can't Stand To See The Slaughter" and "While We Went To The Moon" were well-intentioned but clumsy ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Edward McGee turned in mostly above-average performances on their first post-Lenny Williams release, but it was the beginning of the end for the group. With funk losing its foothold among R&B audiences, they couldn't keep it together. Hearing this on compact disc and it's not one of Columbia's better mastering jobs reveals that McGee was an energetic, exuberant vocalist who held his own on uptempo tunes like "You Ought To Be Havin' Fun" and the title song, but lacked Williams' range or tonal quality on ballads. The group always had a weakness for ponderous message cuts, and "Can't Stand To See The Slaughter" and "While We Went To The Moon" were well-intentioned but clumsy tracks. This was almost The Tower of Power's swan song.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972435725
  • Catalog Number: 724357
  • Sales rank: 28,053

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tower of Power Primary Artist
Ron Beck Drums, Vocals
Emilio Castillo Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Bruce Conte Guitar, Vocals
Mic Gillette Percussion, Trombone, Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Horn, Baritone Horn, Bass Trombone, Vocals
Patricia Henley Background Vocals
Melba Joyce Background Vocals
Stephen "Doc" Kupka Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Bill Lamb Trombone, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Edward McGee Leader, Vocals
Lenny Pickett Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Lyricon
Francis "Rocco" Prestia Bass
Carol Rogers Background Vocals
Ivory Stone Background Vocals
Chester Thompson Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Clavinet, Moog Synthesizer, bass pedals
Greg Adams Trumpet, Conductor, Flugelhorn, Horn, Vocals
Ron E. Beck Vocals, Snare Drums
Technical Credits
Tower of Power Producer, Horn Arrangements
Ron Beck Producer
Emilio Castillo Producer
Alan Chinowsky Engineer
Bruce Conte Producer
Bob Edwards Engineer
Rich Ehrman Engineer
Jim Gaines Engineer
Mic Gillette Contributor
Stephen "Doc" Kupka Producer
Edward McGee Producer
Lenny Pickett Producer
Francis "Rocco" Prestia Producer
Bruce Steinberg Art Direction, Cover Design
Chester Thompson Producer, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Greg Adams Producer, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
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