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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.
Anthony Jackson, (June 23, 1952, New York, NY) is a Grammy-nominated American bassist and session musician based in New York City.
Nickolas Ashford (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011) and Valerie Simpson (born August 26, 1946) were a husband-and-wife songwriting-production team and recording artists.
Contemporary R&B, also known as simply R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.
The Dance Club Songs chart (previously known as Hot Dance Club Songs, Club Play Singles, Hot Dance Club Play, Hot Dance/Disco and Disco Action) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs.
Diana Ernestine Earle Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, actress, record producer and an occasional songwriter.
Disco is a genre of dance music containing elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa that was most popular in the mid to late 1970s, though it has had brief resurgences.
Eric J. Gale (September 20, 1938 - May 25, 1994) was a leading American jazz and session guitarist.
"Found A Cure" is a 1979 single by Ashford & Simpson, from their album, Stay Free.
Here Comes That Sound Again is a 1979 disco single by Love De-Luxe, a dance studio group formed by British producer, Alan Hawkshaw.
"It's My House" is a song composed and produced by Ashford & Simpson and released as a single by singer Diana Ross on the Motown label in 1979.
These are the Billboard magazine Hot Dance Club Play number one hits of 1979.
Love De-Luxe was a disco studio group assembled by British producer Alan Hawkshaw (the father of Kirsty Hawkshaw).
Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
Motown is an American record company.
Nickolas Ashford (May 4, 1941 - August 22, 2011) was an American R&B singer and songwriter who formed the musical partnership Ashford & Simpson with his wife, Valerie Simpson.
Paul Riser (born September 11, 1943) is an American trombonist and Motown musical arranger who was responsible for co-writing and arranging dozens of top ten hit records.
Rob Mounsey (born December 2, 1952) is an American award-winning composer, music producer, and musician.
Sammy Figueroa is an American percussionist born in The Bronx, New York.
Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.
Standing Room Only (SRO) is an entertainment series on Home Box Office (HBO) that premiered on June 19, 1976.
"The Boss" is a 1979 disco song written and produced by Ashford & Simpson and recorded by singer Diana Ross, who released it as a single on the Motown label.
The Wiz is the original motion picture soundtrack album for the 1978 film adaptation of the Broadway musical The Wiz.
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1979.
"20 Golden Greats" is a compilation album by Diana Ross, released on the Motown label in Europe in 1979.