9 thoughts on “ Stay - Bell & James - Only Make Believe (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. Songwriting and disco soul funk duo of multi-instrumentalists Leroy M. Bell and Casey James from Philadelphia. Bell's uncle was Philly soul mainstay Thom Bell, so they signed as songwriters at Mighty Three Music, a company he co-owned with Gamble & Huff. They started writing songs for the roster of Philadelphia International Records (The O'Jays, MFSB, Teddy Pendergrass etc.).
  2. Career. Both LeRoy Bell and Casey James had played in Special Blend before beginning to write songs together. Bell's uncle Thom Bell got them signed to Gamble & Huff as songwriters for Philadelphia International Records. They wrote tunes for Elton John, MFSB, The O'Jays, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Freda Payne, Phyllis Hyman, The Three Degrees, and others, before A&M Records took notice and.
  3. Bell & James's album Only Make Believe | a&m records | | US from on A&m records. LP VINYL SOUL/FUNK (2 / 1) 1. Change Version Add Version. No. 6: Total Visits This Week. Releases. Label Cat# Country Medium Year; A&M RECORDS: SP AUSTRALIA: LP ALBUM STEREO: A&M RECORDS: SP CANADA: LP ALBUM: A.
  4. Two charted sides and their flipsides were also represented in their second album, with Shakedown topping out at # 65 R&B in Nov b/w Nobody Knows It, and Only Make Believe getting to # 50 R&B in Dec Jan b/w Stay on A&M Their only other known single was the promo 12" 33 1/3-rpm The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (a vocal 4/5(1).
  5. Only Make Believe: A&M AllMusic Find Bell & James discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. Find Bell & James discography, albums and singles on AllMusic full condensed blue highlight denotes album pick Filter Discography By Albums Singles & EPs All. Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings ;
  6. 1 day ago · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Santa Maria Pressing Vinyl release of Only Make Believe on Discogs. Label: A&M Records - SP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Santa Maria Pressing • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Disco, Funk, Soul/5(25).
  7. In Black & White, an Album by Bell & James. Released in on A&M (catalog no. SP; Vinyl LP).
  8. Only Make Believe, an Album by Bell & James. Released in on A&M (catalog no. SP; Vinyl LP).
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Only Make Believe on Discogs. Label: A&M Records - AMLH • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Disco/5(10).

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