Showing posts with label Isley Brothers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Isley Brothers. Show all posts

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Behind a painted smile - Isley Brothers

'Behind a painted smile' is a song written by Ivy Jo Hunter and Beatrice Verdi.

It was recorded in 1967 by The Isley Brothers appearing on their album 'Soul on the rocks' and released as a single that reached number five in the UK singles chart and number 26 in the Dutch Top 40.

Dutch singer Mathilde Santing released a cover version of the song in 1982.

My collection: 7" single no. 5422
Found: unknown
Tracks: 'Behind a painted smile' / 'One too many heartaches'

Thursday, 6 August 2009

Harvest for the world - Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers consisted of the brothers Ronald, O'Kelly Jr, Rudolph, Ernie, Marvin and Chris Isley. In 1976 they released the album 'Harvest for the world'. The title track was released as a single in July 1976 and peaked at number 10 in the UK singles chart.

A decade later, the track would be covered by Jason Donovan with Kim Wilde for a TV programme celebrating the 30th anniversary of Amnesty International.

My collection: 7" single no. 3928
Found: Record Exchange, London, August 5, 2009
Cost: 30p
Tracks: 'Harvest for the world' / 'Let me down easy'

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