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|BDA-443-N||Black Ivory||Will We Ever Come Together / Warm Inside (7", Single)||Buddah Records||BDA-443-N||US||1974|
|BDA 443||Black Ivory||Will We Ever Come Together / Warm Inside (7", Single)||Buddah Records||BDA 443||US||1974|
|BDA-443||Black Ivory||Will We Ever Come Together (7", Mono, Promo, Sty)||Buddah Records||BDA-443||US||1974|
|BDA 443||Black Ivory||Will We Ever Come Together (7", Single)||Buddah Records||BDA 443||US||1974|
In recent years, some of Black Ivory's work has been sampled by a number of artists. Raekwon sampled "I Keep Asking You Questions" for his song Criminology on his acclaimed 1995 album, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. In 2000, Barbara Tucker reached number one on the Billboard dance chart with here single, "Stop Playing with My Mind", which sampled "Mainline. What Goes Around (Comes Around)" (1974). Will We Ever Come Together". You Mean Everything to Me".
Michael Gately and Robert John.
I think I'm in love With hurting myself, the price I've paid For being a fool Believing that I could run away. Silence is murder You're killing at the speed of sound Oh, heavy lies the liar's crown. Throw me away Never look back, oh-oh Set me on fire 'Til I'm ivory black What colour is the soul. Feels like I'm dead A ghost in denial, this is the price Blessed by a curse Spell on my soul, a heavy disguise. The last thing You will ever lay your eyes on Is the first thing You will come to regret. Throw me away Never look back, oh-oh Set me on fire 'Til I'm ivory black What color is the so. More on Genius. Ivory Black" Track Info.
Note to the listener: My goal on this album was to expand my musical Horizons by working with various Producers, Writers and Musicians! And from this project new friendships have emerged and some unfortunately have subsided, but in all everyone gave to the best of their ability. A lot of time, effort, love and emotion has been put into this album, so please carefully listen to its content and enjoy my gift to you.
Black Ivory is the name of an R'n'B group from Harlem, which had a number of hits in the 1970s, including "Don't Turn Around," "You And I", "I'll Find A Way (The Loneliest Man In Town)", "Spinning Around", "What Goes Around (Comes Around)" and "Will We Ever Come Together" and "Mainline". The group featured songwriter and prolific disco producer Leroy Burgess, Stuart Bascombe and Russell Patterson. They were managed by Patrick Adams, an executive at the Today/Perception record company.
Ebony and Ivory" is a 1982 number-one single by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. It was released on March 29 of that year. The song is featured on McCartney's album Tug of War. A self-empowerment hit that tackles issues of racial equality, the song reached number one on both the UK and the US charts. It reappears on McCartney's All the Best! hits compilation (1987), and also on the UK two-disc version of Wonder's The Definitive Collection greatest hits compilation (2002).
Come Together, written by John Lennon and performed by The Beatles, came together when Lennon was inspired by Timothy Leary's campaign for governor of California titled "Come together, join the party" against Ronald Reagan. This didn't last long, as Leary was sent to prison for possession of marijuana. It has been speculated that each verse of Come Together refers cryptically to each of The Beatles (eg, "he's one holy roller" allegedly refers to the spiritually inclined George Harrison; "he got monkey finger, he shoot Coca-Cola" to Ringo, the funny.