Luther Vandross ‎– Forever, for Always, for Love (1982)

Forever, for Always, for Love is the fourth album by American soul singer Luther Vandross, released in 1982 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Bad Boy / Having a Party” (5:16) A2. “You’re the Sweetest One” (4:47) A3. “Since I Lost My Baby” (5:32) A4. “Forever, for Always, for Love” (6:22) B1. “Better Love” (6:27) B2. “Promise […]

Change ‎– Miracles (1981)

Miracles is the  album by American/Italian soul/funk studio collective Change, released in 1981 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Paradise” (5:14) A2. “Hold Tight” (4:23) A3. “Your Move” (4:23) A4. “Stop for Love” (4:12) B1. “On Top” (5:13) B2. “Heaven of My Life” (5:34) B3. “Miracles” (5:17) Credits: Mauro Malavasi — producer, arranger, conductor, piano, synthesizer, executive […]

The Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens Band ‎– B B & Q (1981)

The Brooklyn, Bronx & Queens Band is the debut album by the namesake NY soul/funk group, colloquially known by the acronym BB&Q. The album was recorded at Fonoprint Studios in Bologna, Italy, and released in 1981 on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “On the Beat” (5:55) A2. “Time for Love” (6:05) A3. “Don’t Say Goodbye” (3:47) B1. […]

Sister Sledge ‎– We Are Family (1979)

We Are Family is the third album by American soul/funk family act Sister Sledge, released in 1979 on Cotillion. The album was produced by Chic masterminds Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards and bears much of that band’s rhythmic/sonic likeness. Tracklist: A1. “He’s the Greatest Dancer” (6:04) A2. “Lost in Music” (4:42) A3. “Somebody Loves Me” […]

Chic ‎– C’est Chic (1978)

C’est Chic is the second album by American soul/funk combo Chic, released in 1978 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Chic Cheer” (4:42) A2. “Le Freak” (5:23) A3. “Savoir Faire” (5:01) A4. “Happy Man” (4:17) B1. “I Want Your Love” (6:45) B2. “At Last I Am Free” (7:08) B3. “Sometimes You Win” (4:26) B4. “(Funny) Bone” (3:41) […]

David Bowie ‎– Young Americans (1975)

Young Americans is the eighth studio album by English vocalist/songwriter David Bowie, released in 1975 on RCA. “Right” – syncopated drum pattern/percussion, snaky single-string guitar figure forming Fmaj7 tonality (dropping to Em and back) against the root-note bassline… soaring Sanborn sax cuts in at :18, billowing like smoke in a dark, neon-lit alley… Bowie enter […]


Change were a soul-funk studio project that yielded six albums on Warner and Atlantic/RFC between 1980 and 1985. The project was assembled by a Bologna-based production team and featured a revolving cast of American vocalists and musicians. Members: Jocelyn Brown (lead vocals, 1980), Luther Vandross (lead vocals, 1980), Diva Gray (lead vocals, 1981), James Robinson […]