September 15, 2015

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Johnnie Taylor - Somebody´s Gettin´ It / Please Don´t Stop (That Song From Playing) (1976) - single

Johnnie Harrison Taylor Gospel / R&B,  Soul singer, born 5 May 1937 in Crawfordsville, Arkansas, died 31 May 2000 in Dallas, Texas.
He started his career in the mid-1950s as a member of gospel group The Highway QC's but left that group in 1957 to replace Sam Cooke as lead vocalist for The Soul Stirrers.
Taylor has been active as a solo artist since the early 1960s, first at Sam Cooke's SAR Records, later at the Stax label where he had a string of hits. His best known song from that period is probably "Who's Making Love" (1968).  Following the bankruptcy of Stax in 1976 he signed at Columbia where he recorded his biggest hit "Disco Lady" (1976). The follow up single was “Somebody´s Gettin´ It” both ssongs were taken from his 1976 album “Eargasm”.

A - Somebody´s Gettin´ It  (3:58)
Written-by: C. Jones, C. Colter, D. Davis / Arranged By – Rudy Robinson, Sonny Sanders / Produced-by: Don Davis for Groovesville Productions, Inc.
B - Please Don´t Stop (That Song From Playing)  (2:55)
Written-by: D. Davis / Arranged By – Don Davis, Wade Marcus / Produced-by: Don Davis for Groovesville Productions, Inc.

Genre:  Soul
Label:  CBS Records
Catalog#  4411

(P) 1976
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