Thursday, March 24, 2011

The O'Jays--Love Train (1973)

The O'Jays had been making records since the early 60's, but it wasn't until working with the production team of Gamble/Huff in the early 70's that things began to take off. The title track from the "Back Stabbers" album hit the charts in 72 reaching #3, but this song was the cut that they will always be remembered by. Upbeat, optimistic, and with a groove that just won't quit, "Love Train" soared to #1 on this day  in January 1973. Here is a great clip from Soul Train...


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