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Digitally re-mastered and expanded edition of this 1979 album from the Soul/R&B/Disco vocalist. Gwen McCrae is known best for her 1975 R&B #1 "Rockin' Chair". Having married George "Rock Your Baby" McCrae after a whirlwind romance in 1963 the couple became a vocal duo, George & Gwen, and were discovered by influential singer/producer Betty Wright in the late 60's while performing extensively throughout South Florida. Betty Wright was able to help them get a recording deal at Henry Stone's Alston imprint which led to a move to Columbia Records before going back to a different Henry Stone imprint, Cat. a succession of singles were released during this period with modest success until she hit the R&B #1 spot with the aforementioned 'Rockin' Chair' in 1975 and followed it up with her debut LP of the same name. Gwen recorded several more albums for the Cat imprint with reasonable R&B chart success before teaming up again with Betty Wright who produced her final LP for the label, Melody of Life.
Digitally re-mastered and expanded edition of this 1979 album from the Soul/R&B/Disco vocalist. Gwen McCrae is known best for her 1975 R&B #1 "Rockin' Chair". Having married George "Rock Your Baby" McCrae after a whirlwind romance in 1963 the couple became a vocal duo, George & Gwen, and were discovered by influential singer/producer Betty Wright in the late 60's while performing extensively throughout South Florida. Betty Wright was able to help them get a recording deal at Henry Stone's Alston imprint which led to a move to Columbia Records before going back to a different Henry Stone imprint, Cat. a succession of singles were released during this period with modest success until she hit the R&B #1 spot with the aforementioned 'Rockin' Chair' in 1975 and followed it up with her debut LP of the same name. Gwen recorded several more albums for the Cat imprint with reasonable R&B chart success before teaming up again with Betty Wright who produced her final LP for the label, Melody of Life.
5013929052734

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Format: CD
Label: BIG BEAT UK
Catalog: CDBBR0227
Rel. Date: 05/28/2013
UPC: 5013929052734

Melody Of Life: Expanded Edition [Import]
Artist: Gwen Mccrae
Format: CD
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. All This Love That I'm Givin'
2. I Can Only Think of You
3. Maybe I'll Find Somebody New
4. I Found a Love
5. The Joy
6. Ease the Pain
7. The Melody of Life
8. All This Love That I'm Givin' (Single Version)
9. The Joy (Single Version)

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Digitally re-mastered and expanded edition of this 1979 album from the Soul/R&B/Disco vocalist. Gwen McCrae is known best for her 1975 R&B #1 "Rockin' Chair". Having married George "Rock Your Baby" McCrae after a whirlwind romance in 1963 the couple became a vocal duo, George & Gwen, and were discovered by influential singer/producer Betty Wright in the late 60's while performing extensively throughout South Florida. Betty Wright was able to help them get a recording deal at Henry Stone's Alston imprint which led to a move to Columbia Records before going back to a different Henry Stone imprint, Cat. a succession of singles were released during this period with modest success until she hit the R&B #1 spot with the aforementioned 'Rockin' Chair' in 1975 and followed it up with her debut LP of the same name. Gwen recorded several more albums for the Cat imprint with reasonable R&B chart success before teaming up again with Betty Wright who produced her final LP for the label, Melody of Life.
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