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Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Background. Born to African-American parents Langston and Ruthie Bell in Henderson, Texas, United States, Archie is the second oldest of seven brothers, and the brother of USC and NFL football player Ricky Bell, and former world karate champion and singer, Jerry Bell. He also is related to the record producer, Thom Bell.
  2. Archie Bell & The Drells. "Tighten Up". A1 Tighten Up (Part One) A2 Tighten Up (Part Two) A5 Knock On Wood B2 In The Midnight Hour A4 You're Mine Seller Rating: % positive.
  3. Though originally from Houston, Archie Bell later became a key player in the Philly Soul movement. On his debut album, he teams up with the crack-shot TSU Tornadoes band and unleashes some seriously rousing soul-funk masterpieces. The title track was his only big hit, but the rest of this underrated album is exceptional as well.
  4. Tighten Up (Remastered) · Archie Bell and The Drells Atlantic 60th: Soul, Sweat And Strut ℗ Atlantic Recording Corporation Vocals: Archie Bell Band Member: Billy Butler Band Member: James Wise Band Member: Joe Cross Producer: Kenneth Gamble Band Member: Lee Bell Producer: Leon Huff Band Member: Lucious Larkins Band Member: Willie Pernell.
  5. Archie Bell was still on a tour of duty in Vietnam when "Tighten Up," the B-side of a single he had recorded called "Dog Eat Dog," broke out and hit the top of the charts in Infectious and utterly danceable, "Tighten Up" became Bell's claim to fame, even though he and the Drells had other hits, including "I Can't Stop Dancing" and "(There's Gonna Be A) Showdown" after they began working 7/
  6. More 45's by Archie Bell & the Drells Dancing To Your Music/ Count The Ways (M-), Glades , $ Girl You're Too Young/ Do The Hand Jive (M-), Atlantic , $ I Can't Stop Dancing (M), Atlantic Oldies , $ I Can't Stop Dancing/ You're Such A Beautiful Child (M-), Atlantic , $ I Love My Baby/ Just A Little Closer (M-), Atlantic
  7. Mar 01,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up YouTube Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up Pt 1 & 2 - Duration: burritodlx , views.
  8. Archie Bell & the Drells was an American R&B vocal group from Houston, Texas, and one of the main acts on Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff's Philadelphia International agakelvmarijurusandromadar.xyzinfo band's hits include "Tighten Up", "I Can't Stop Dancing" (both ), "There's Gonna Be A Showdown", "Girl You're Too Young" (), "Here I Go Again" (also a UK hit in ), "Soul City Walk" (), "Let's Groove.
  9. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up at Discogs. Complete your Archie Bell & The Drells collection/5().

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