Continuing our programme to re-issue the classic late 70s/early 80s albums recorded for Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff’s Philadelphia International label. All the releases feature packaging containing expert annotation and photos.
Dexter Wansel was Philadelphia International’s director of A & R. As a writer / producer / arranger, performing this multi-role for all of the label’s top stars, including Teddy Pendergrass, The O’Jays, Billy Paul, Patti Labelle, Lou Rawls and the Jones Girls, writing the all-time classic “Nights Over Egypt”.
This download contains third and fourth solo albums, from 1978 and 1979. “Voyager” is an album of funk and spacey jazz, whilst “Time Is Slipping Away” features vocal cameos from Terri Wells and The Jones Girls, and contains the hit single “The Sweetest Pain”.