- Performer:The Spinners
- Title:Pick of the Litter
- Style:Philly Soul,Smooth Soul,Soul
- Date of release:1975
- Recording location:Sigma Sound Studios, Philadephia, PA
- Size FLAC version1267 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1966 megabytes
- Size WMA version1141 megabytes
- Formats:XM VQF MPC WAV AHX DXD
Pick of the Litter (The Spinners album). Pick of the Litter is the sixth studio album by American R&B group The Spinners, released in August 1975 on the Atlantic label. The album was produced by Thom Bell and recorded at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia.
The batch of ballads on Pick of the Litter are proportionately excellent as well, highlighted by Dionne Warwick's second guest appearance. Fambrough's debut as a solo lead demonstrates a gentle and supple intonation, perfectly matched to Warwick's agile and effective style. The album's primary focus track was the aforementioned "They Just Can't Stop It (The Games People Play).
Ivy Duo-Pak™, die-cut sleeve with perforated cut-outs of the group. The MFSB Orchestra appears courtesy of Philadelphia International Records.
Spinners – 1973 – Spinners. One of the best soul albums of the ’70s owes its success to two men. First, there’s Philippe Wynne, the sweet-voiced lead tenor who joined the Spinners not long before the album was recorded in 1972. And second, there’s Thom Bell, the songwriter, producer, and arranger who, at Philly International, had already worked with the O’Jays and the Blue Notes . To many, Pick Of The Litter lp stands as the pinnacle of Spinners collaboration with Thom Bell. A fruitful collaboration, to say the least. Overall, Thom produced and arranged nine Spinners albums.
Pick of the Litter is the sixth studio album by American R&B group The Spinners, released in August 1975 on the Atlantic label. and top-notch consistency of these four albums.
Album by The Spinners. Honest I Do. I Don't Want To Lose You. Love Or Leave. All That Glitters Ain't Gold. You Made A Promise To Me. They Just Can't Stop It The (Games People Play). Just As Long As We Have Love. MusicBrainz: Pick Of The Litter. this site: Pick Of The Litter.
The Spinners Bass Tabs Bass played by Bob Babbitt. 1. Honest I Do (Thom Bell, Sherman Marshall, Philip T. Pugh) 2. I Don't Want to Lose You (Bell, Linda Creed) 3. Love or Leave (Bruce Hawes, Joseph P. Jefferson, Charles Simmons) 4. Sweet Love of Mine (Vinnie Barrett, Bobby Eli). 5. All That Glitters Ain't Gold (. Conway, Theodore Life, Phil Terry) 6. You Made a Promise to Me (Hawes, Jefferson, Simmons) 7. They Just Can't Stop It (The Games People Play) (Hawes, Jefferson, Simmons) 8. Just as Long as We Have Love (Barrett, Hawes) -. Honest I Do -. 108BPM, 4/4.
CreditsBob Babbitt - Bass, Guitar (Bass)
Vinnie Barrett - Composer
Thom Bell - Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Keyboards, Producer
Tony Bell - Guitar
Carla Benson - Vocals (Background)
Carla Benton - Vocals (Background)
Evette Benton - Vocals (Background)
T.G. Conway - Composer
Linda Creed - Composer
Bobby Eli - Composer, Guitar
Henry Fambrough - Baritone (Vocal)
Jim Gallagher - Engineer
A. Scott Galloway - Liner Notes
Bruce Hawes - Composer
Billy Henderson - Tenor (Vocal)
Barbara Ingram - Vocals (Background)
Pervis Jackson - Bass (Vocal)
Joseph B. Jefferson - Composer
Theodore Life - Composer
Sherman Marshall - Composer
MFSB - Orchestra
Don Murray - Engineer, Guitar
Philip T. Pugh - Composer
Don Renaldo - Horn, Strings
Charles Simmons - Composer
Andrew Smith - Drums
Bobbie Smith - Tenor (Vocal)
The Spinners - Primary Artist
Phil Terry - Composer
Dionne Warwick - Vocals
Larry Washington - Congas
Philippe Wynne - Tenor (Vocal)
|1||Honest I Do Thom Bell / Sherman Marshall / Philip T. Pugh||The Spinners||4:03|
|2||I Don't Want to Lose You Thom Bell / Linda Creed||The Spinners||3:45|
|3||Love or Leave Bruce Hawes / Joseph B. Jefferson / Charles Simmons||The Spinners||5:00|
|4||Sweet Love of Mine Vinnie Barrett / Bobby Eli||The Spinners||4:23|
|5||All That Glitters Ain't Gold T.G. Conway / Theodore Life / Phil Terry||The Spinners||3:51|
|6||You Made a Promise to Me Bruce Hawes / Joseph B. Jefferson / Charles Simmons||The Spinners||3:58|
|7||They Just Can't Stop It (The Games People Play) Bruce Hawes / Joseph B. Jefferson / Charles Simmons||The Spinners||4:44|
|8||Just as Long as We Have Love Vinnie Barrett / Bruce Hawes||The Spinners||4:05|