Eddie Kendricks – Vintage ’78 – CD

Eddie Kendricks - Vintage '78 - CD

Eddie Kendricks – Vintage ’78 – CD

Vintage ’78 was Eddie Kendricks’
first solo effort after he left Motown in the late 1970s and proved that he was still a superb vocalist during this period of his career. This masterpiece of sophisticated soul contains one of his biggest singles: “Ain’t No Smoke Without Fire”, one of the best disco jams The Temptations’ co-founder ever recorded. But what really shines here is Eddie’s finesse with the songs he loved to sing the most: love ballads (“The Best of Strangers Now”, “Maybe I’m a Fool to Love You”, “Your Wish Is My Command”, “Love, Love, Love”). Without a doubt Kendricks shows in this album that he was the best countertenor to come out of Motown and Vintage ’78 gives us a full view of his superb style of singing.

TRACKLIST:

01. HOW’S YOUR LOVE LIFE BABY (4:12)
02. THE BEST OF STRANGERS NOW (3:55)
03. DON’T UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF LOVE (4:34)
04. AIN’T NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE (6:09)
05. IF IT TAKES ALL NIGHT (4:15)
06. ONE OF THE POOREST PEOPLE (4:18)
07. WHIP (4:05)
08. YOUR WISH IS MY COMMAND (4:10)
09. MAYBE I’M A FOOL TO LOVE YOU (4:06)
10. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE (2:43)

Produced by Jeff Lane for Bigboro Records Corp.
Arranged by Andrew Louis Smith
Recorded and Mixed at: Music Farm, New York City
Engineer: Eddie Youngblood
Asst. Engineer: Peter Robbins
Mastered at: Frankford Wayne, New York City
Engineer: Dominick Romeo
Background Vocals: Maeretha Stewart, Hilda Harris,
Barbara Massey, Yolanda McCullough, Yvonne Lewis