The Stylistics

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
The brilliant album that got everything started. Heads turned, people snapped to attention women especially, and the "sweet" soul fraternity was turned on its head when this five-member group featuring the sugary, sweeping falsetto of Russell Tompkins, Jr. hit the scene with such singles as "Betcha by Golly Wow," "People Make the World Go Round," and "Stop, Look and Listen to Your Heart." His delivery, shimmering style, and brilliant pacing and control temporarily rendered almost every other "sweet" soul vocalist and group speechless; pretty soon, the Delfonics, Blue Magic, Moments, and others would fight back, but in 1972, everyone was ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
The brilliant album that got everything started. Heads turned, people snapped to attention women especially, and the "sweet" soul fraternity was turned on its head when this five-member group featuring the sugary, sweeping falsetto of Russell Tompkins, Jr. hit the scene with such singles as "Betcha by Golly Wow," "People Make the World Go Round," and "Stop, Look and Listen to Your Heart." His delivery, shimmering style, and brilliant pacing and control temporarily rendered almost every other "sweet" soul vocalist and group speechless; pretty soon, the Delfonics, Blue Magic, Moments, and others would fight back, but in 1972, everyone was playing catchup to The Stylistics.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/31/1995
  • Label: Amherst Records
  • UPC: 051617074823
  • Catalog Number: 20748
  • Sales rank: 31,893

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Stylistics Primary Artist
Thom Bell Conductor
Rocco Bene Trumpet
Roland Chambers Guitar
Linda Creed Background Vocals
Don Renaldo Strings
Jack Faith Flute, Alto Flute
Stephanie Fauber French Horn
Mary Gale Harp
Norman Harris Guitar
Barbara Ingram Background Vocals
Vince Montana Percussion
Lenny Pakula Organ, Piano
George Shaw Flute, Alto Flute
Russell Thompkins Jr. Vocals
Hershel Wise Strings
Earl Young Drums
Vincent Forchetti Trombone
Romeo Distefano Strings
Bob Moore Trombone
Technical Credits
Bob Dylan Composer
Rick James Composer
Steve Walsh Composer
Thom Bell Arranger, Producer
Phil Ehart Composer
Lewis A. Martineé Composer
Bill Perry Producer
Robbie Steinhardt Composer
Joe Tarsia Engineer
Stevie Wonder Composer
A. Scott Galloway Liner Notes
Barbara Rickard Redesign
Marty Bryant Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2011

    If you don't......

    If you don't have this lp in your music collection, (including their next two lps), your library is "lacking" true soul.

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