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Spinners

   Artist: Spinners
Label: Atlantic
Orig. Released: 1972
Catalog No.: LPATLA7256
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP

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Their Atlantic debut. "When The Spinners signed to Atlantic in 1972, they were a respected but commercially unremarkable singing group who had never had a top-ten pop hit--despite having been a recording act for over a decade. However, under the helm of producer and songwriter Thom Bell, The Spinners would chart five top 100 singles (and two top tens) from their first post-Motown album, Spinners (1972), and would go on to become one of the biggest soul groups of the 1970s. The Bobby Smith-led "I'll Be Around", their first top ten hit, was actually the B-side of their first Atlantic single, "How Could I Let You Get Away". Radio airplay for the B-side led Atlantic to flip the single over, with "I'll Be Around" hitting #3 and "How Could I Let You Get Away" reaching #89. "I'll Be Around" was also The Spinners' 1st million- selling hit single.[1] . The 1973 follow-up singles "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" (led by Smith), "One of a Kind (Love Affair)" (led by Wynne), and "Ghetto Child" (led by Wynne) would cement the group's reputation, as well as further that of Bell, a noted Philly soul producer.

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Track Titles
1. JUST CAN'T GET YOU OUT OF MY MIND (3:42)
Vinnie Barrett
2. JUST YOU AND ME BABY (2:56)
Yvette Davis
3. DON'T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YOU (4:01)
Akines-Bellmon-Drayton-Turner
4. I COULD NEVER (REPAY YOUR LOVE) (6:56)
Bruce Hawes
5. I'LL BE AROUND (3:10)
Thom Bell-Phil Hurtt

1. ONE OF A KIND (LOVE AFFAIR) (3:31)
Joseph B. Jefferson
2. WE BELONG TOGETHER (4:12)
Yvette Davis
3. GHETTO CHILD (3:47)
Linda Creed-Thom Bell
4. HOW COULD I LET YOU GET AWAY (3:46)
Yvette Davis
5. COULD IT BE I'M FALLING IN LOVE (4:13)
Mystro-Lyric


 

 
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