These CD packages bring together four album releases: LA nine-piece soul/funk outfit Rose Royce. Strikes Again, originally out in 1978, includes the worldwide smash hit Love Don’t Live Here Anymore, (subsequently covered: Madonna and Jimmy Nail). The album reached No.7 on the UK charts, whilst Love Don’t...was only kept off the No.1 spot: The Commodore’s Three Times A Lady.
Rainbow Connection followed in 1979 and brought another big hit, Is It Love You’re After. Both of these albums feature the vocal talents of Gwen Dickey, who still tours in Britain.
Golden Touch and Jump Street, released in 1980 and 1981 and recorded at Fort Knox Studios in LA, have Richie Benson taking over lead vocal duties. Tracks include I Wanna Make It With You , Love Is In The Air and R R Express.