Love Songs

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Along with Barry White and Marvin Gaye, the Isley Brothers created the soundtrack for romance in the mid-'70s and early '80s. Ronald Isley's creamy falsetto could easily be mistaken for Al Green, particularly against the background of swirling keyboards found on "For the Love of You Parts 1 & 2" and the wailing guitar of "Voyage to Atlantis." Whereas the Isley's interpretation of Seals & Crofts' "Summer Breeze" made for memorable bedside listening, with its thick-as-molasses bass line, come-hither vocals, and background moaning, "Between the Sheets" became the quintessential quiet storm jam. With the 13 enchanting songs compiled on Love Songs, these masters of seduction show why their music has influenced ...
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Editorial Reviews

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Along with Barry White and Marvin Gaye, the Isley Brothers created the soundtrack for romance in the mid-'70s and early '80s. Ronald Isley's creamy falsetto could easily be mistaken for Al Green, particularly against the background of swirling keyboards found on "For the Love of You Parts 1 & 2" and the wailing guitar of "Voyage to Atlantis." Whereas the Isley's interpretation of Seals & Crofts' "Summer Breeze" made for memorable bedside listening, with its thick-as-molasses bass line, come-hither vocals, and background moaning, "Between the Sheets" became the quintessential quiet storm jam. With the 13 enchanting songs compiled on Love Songs, these masters of seduction show why their music has influenced an army of contemporary R&B lotharios including R. Kelly and Joe. Dave Gil de Rubio
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972263625
  • Catalog Number: 722636
  • Sales rank: 26,186

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Isley Brothers Primary Artist
Technical Credits
The Isley Brothers Arranger, Producer
Ernie Isley Composer
Todd Rundgren Composer
Marvin Isley Composer
O'Kelly Isley Composer
Ronald Isley Composer
Rudolph Isley Composer
Jim Seals Composer
Lisa Sparagano Art Direction
Darrell Crofts Composer
Christopher Jasper Composer
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