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Keep On Doin - The Isley Brothers - Its Your Thing - The Story Of The Isley Brothers


1999
Label: Legacy - Z3K 65547,Epic - Z3K 65547 • Format: 3x, CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul •
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Released inthe anthem was an artistic response to Motown chief Berry Gordy 's demanding hold on his artists after the Isleys left the label in late After scoring one popular hit with the label with " This Old Heart of Mine Is Weak for You ", Keep On Doin - The Isley Brothers - Its Your Thing - The Story Of The Isley Brothers Isleys felt typecast in the role as a second-tier act while well-established Detroit acts like The TemptationsThe Miraclesand the Four Tops got more promotion from the label Motown.

The brothers' decision to Lady Sings The Blues - Diana Ross - Live Motown came after a successful UK tour, where they had a bigger fan base than in America. Similar success came with two more singles from their Motown catalog that were hits well after their Motown departure. Berry Gordy allowed the brothers to leave the label, and the Isleys reactivated their own label, T-Neck Recordswhich they had originally started a few years prior to their Motown signing.

The lead singer said that he thought of the melody and some of the lyrics in his head. His older brothers O'Kelly and Rudolph helped compose more lyrics. Recorded in two takes and featuring the first appearance of year-old Ernie on bass and Skip Pitts on guitar.

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  1. Dec 25,  · Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing - The Story Of The Isley Brothers at Discogs. Complete your The Isley Brothers collection/5(13).
  2. Feb 01,  · The history of black American music is a story of self-reinvention, and nobody but James Brown has started afresh as many times and as successfully as the Isley Brothers. It's Your Thing is the first time their entire year career has been surveyed in one place, including 29 (!) chart hits/5(22).
  3. AllMusic Review by Cub Koda [+] Their influence extends to the Beatles and to Jimi Hendrix, who served time in the Isley Brothers' band when he was still a scuffling youngster. They brought church music to the street and infused it with a pop sensibility that never lost its soulfulness. On this three-disc box set, 9/
  4. "It's Your Thing" is a funk single by The Isley Brothers. Released in , the anthem was an artistic response to Motown chief Berry Gordy's demanding hold on his artists after the Isleys left the label in late The lyrics of the chorus, which also serve as first verse, run: "It's your thing/ Do what you wanna do/ I can't tell you/ Who to sock it to".Format: 7" single.
  5. Keep on Doin'. "Keep On Doin'" is a song recorded by The Isley Brothers, who released the song from their album, Get Into Something. Though the track's chart performance was modest at best, it would later inspire the funk instrumental, ". The Grunt ", recorded by James Brown 's backing band at the time, The J.B.'kajikinosmugisbroadcrusher.infoinfo: Funk, soul.
  6. Dec 25,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of It's Your Thing - The Story Of The Isley Brothers on Discogs/5(6).

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