• Originally from
Texas, Archie Bell & The Drells hit # 1 with their first single
recorded for Atlantic in 1968, the gold-selling “Tighten Up”.
They followed this many other hits for Atlantic, including “I Can’t
Stop Dancing” and “There’s Gonna Be A Showdown”.
• In 1975 they
signed to Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff’s Philadelphia International
subsidiary label TSOP (“The Sound Of Philadelphia”) and recorded
this R&B Top 10 album. The first two singles taken from it,
“I Could Dance All Night” and “The Soul City Walk” charted, but the third single
“Let’s Groove” provided them with their biggest hit since “Tighten
• This release is
the first time that this classic album has been issued on digital
and the booklet features full annotation by PIR authority Tony