Harvest for the World- Expanded Edition - Isley Brothers (The)

Harvest for the World- Expanded Edition
Released on 24/10/11.

Originally formed as a gospel quartet in the 1950s, THE ISLEY BROTHERS went on to massive success in a decades-spanning career which has seen them produce music in genres from doowop to R&B, funk, soul and rock.


Reaching their third decade as a musical act in the 1970s, The Isley Brothers continued to reinvent themselves with line-up changes and new sounds ranging from 1973's hit rock anthem Summer Breeze to the socially-conscious soul of the title track from their 1976 album HARVEST FOR THE WORLD. HARVEST FOR THE WORLD was a landmark release for the Isley Brothers. While other Soul and Funk acts responded to the commercial pressure to record Disco, the band continued to absorb new influences while steadfastly progressing their sound.

First single WHO LOVES YOU BETTER became a Top 10 R&B smash hit and reached the US Pop charts. Second single HARVEST FOR THE WORLD followed suit, in addition to giving the group their first Top Ten UK hit of the 1970s, re-establishing THE ISLEY BROTHERS as an act with an international audience.
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Code: CDBBR0083
Weight: 200
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1. HARVEST FOR THE WORLD (Prelude) 2. HARVEST FOR THE WORLD 3. PEOPLE OF TODAY 4. WHO LOVES YOU BETTER 5. (AT YOUR BEST) YOU ARE LOVE 6. LET ME DOWN EASY 7. SO YOU WANNA STAY DOWN 8. YOU STILL FEEL THE NEED

BONUS TRACKS 9. HARVEST FOR THE WORLD (Instrumental) 10. WHO LOVES YOU BETTER – Part 1 (Single Version) 11. HARVEST FOR THE WORLD (Single Version)
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