of SKYY began in Brooklyn, NY in 1973 when sisters Denise, Bonnie and Dolores
Dunning met and joined forces with a musician by the name of Solomon Roberts
Jr. Randy Muller, keyboardist for Brass Construction and Arranger for B.T.
Express at the time soon joined and by 1976, with Solomon Roberts taking on
male vocal and guitar duties, Anibal Anthony Sierra also on guitars and
keyboards with Larry Greenberg, Gerald Lebon on bass, and Tommy McConnell on
drums, SKYY’s line up was set for success.
In the late
70’s SKYY landed a deal with the legendary Salsoul Records. SKYY released three
albums with some R&B success, but it wasn’t until the release of SKYY LINE
in 1981 that the group achieved cross over popularity. The album was their biggest
Pop chart placement, climbing all the way to #18 while rocketing to the top
spot on the US R&B chart and later winning a coveted RIAA Gold Certification.
also followed with the first release, CALL ME, scoring the group a top 40 US
Pop hit, climbing all the way to #26. CALL ME went on to become the first
R&B #1 single for the group and made it all the way to #3 on the US Dance
charts. LETS CELEBRATE followed and achieved a top 20 R&B position, #3 on
the US Dance charts while giving the group their first taste of UK Pop chart
success landing at #67. Other notable tracks include the funky dance-floor
filler, GIRL IN BLUE and the island inspired soul number, GONNA GET IT ON.
BBR is proud to
present this fully expanded and newly re-mastered edition of SKYY LINE,
complete with liner notes including interviews and added bonus content.
deluxe Super Jewel Cases, this BBR re-master is a must have for all Soul, Funk
and Dance fans out there!
Release Date: 26/11/2012
Our Price: £9.95
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