Go for Your Guns

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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Every ten years the Isley Brothers reinvented themselves and managed to snatch as many consumer dollars and generate enough chart action to remain contemporary. Go for Your Guns was a further attempt by the Isleys to broaden their fan base; earlier in the decade they redid many rock standards to expand from the R&B base they were mired in. The Isleys shoot for the moon and never make it, but they always land among the stars. This seven-song set got played to death on urban radio. "Living in the Life" rocks so hard it makes cheap speakers pop; "Go for Your Guns" is an instrumental jam featuring the second generation Isley Brothers: Ernie, Marvin, and Chris Jasper ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Every ten years the Isley Brothers reinvented themselves and managed to snatch as many consumer dollars and generate enough chart action to remain contemporary. Go for Your Guns was a further attempt by the Isleys to broaden their fan base; earlier in the decade they redid many rock standards to expand from the R&B base they were mired in. The Isleys shoot for the moon and never make it, but they always land among the stars. This seven-song set got played to death on urban radio. "Living in the Life" rocks so hard it makes cheap speakers pop; "Go for Your Guns" is an instrumental jam featuring the second generation Isley Brothers: Ernie, Marvin, and Chris Jasper Rudolph Isley's brother-in-law. The lovely, mystical "Voyage to Atlantis" is a staple of their live concerts, its opening strains acknowledged by deafening, enthusiastic applause. Like many Isley tunes, the loping, mid-tempo love tale "Footsteps in the Dark" has been sampled silly; "Pride" is a steady beater with uplifting words for the downtrodden. Nothing dull, no filler.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972389424
  • Catalog Number: 723894
  • Sales rank: 24,332

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Isley Brothers Primary Artist
Ernie Isley Guitar, Drums
Chris Jasper Keyboards
Kelly Isley Vocals
Marvin Isley Bass
Ronald Isley Vocals
Rudolph Isley Vocals
Everett Collins Conga
Technical Credits
The Isley Brothers Arranger, Producer
Ernie Isley Composer, Producer
Chris Jasper Composer, Producer
John Holbrook Engineer
Marvin Isley Composer, Producer
O'Kelly Isley Composer, Producer
Ronald Isley Composer, Producer
Rudolph Isley Composer
Thomas Mark Engineer
Stan Kalina Mastering
John Johnson Mastering
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Buckle up your seatbelts, and enjoy the ride!

    C'mon, this is The Isley Brother's in their prime! Ernie slammin', Ronnie crooning, the drummer banging; it doesn't get any better. If you can only choose 2 Isley Brother albums, my choices would be this one, and 'The Heat is On'. 'Nuff said.

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