Persuaders: Love Lessons

The Persuaders: Love Lessons
Title: Love Lessons
Artist: Persuaders
Label: CD Baby
UPC: 887516226243
Genre: Urban

The Persuaders is a landmark, pioneering vocal group, that was instrumental in ushering in the vocal group resurgence of the seventies. Their first major hit was the classic gold record 'Thin Line Between Love And Hate', written and produced by Richard, Robert and Jacqueline Poindexter, released in 1971 on the Atco record label. Their first album, titled 'Thin Line Between Love And Hate' was released in 1971 on the Win or Lose record label, distributed by Atlantic Records. Other big hits in the seventies includes 'Love Gonna Pack Up And Walk Out,' 'Peace In The Valley Of Love,' 'Some Guys Have All The Luck,' 'Bad Bold And Beautiful Girl,' 'Gambling On A Sure Shot,' and 'The Best Thing That Ever Happend To Me.' Hit recordings in the 80's, 90's and 2000's include, 'I Love Harlem,'I'm Coming Home' and Baghdad Tonite.' The current members of the Persuaders, through lineage, are Vincent Ballard, Sylvester (Jaye) Jones, Tmarvin Williams and Keith (Soul) Simmons. The Persuaders legacy, and music has been kept alive throughout every decade since the seventies with covers and samples of their songs by icons, including Jay Z, Will Smith, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Bow Wow, Mos Def, Grand Puba, Busy Bones, Arrested Development, Styles P, Jadakiss, Common, Heavey D, Lost Generation, Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders, Annie Lennox and Rod Stewart. Also the hit movie 'Thin Line Between Love And Hate' based on the Persuaders classic of the same title. The super talented current members have continued the tradition of superb performances on recordings and stage that has been the hallmark of all other previous members who have passed away or retired throughout the years, including Douglas (Smokey) Scott, Thoma Hill, Willie Holland, Charles Stargel, John Tobis and Ron (Big Ron) Cartier.

1.1 P- Whipped
1.2 We Can Write a Book
1.3 Stayed Away Too Long
1.4 Quickie
1.5 Love Sick

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Persuaders: Love Lessons


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