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The Ebonys


Download links and information about The Ebonys by The Ebonys. This album was released in 1973 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Disco, Funk genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 54:22 minutes.

Artist: The Ebonys
Release date: 1973
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Disco, Funk
Tracks: 13
Duration: 54:22
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No. Title Length
1. Hook Up and Get Down 3:24
2. It's Forever 7:17
3. Life In the Country 6:15
4. Sexy Ways 3:04
5. I'm So Glad I'm Me 3:01
6. I'll Try 6:10
7. Nation Time 4:57
8. I Believe 4:30
9. You're the Reason Why 3:03
10. Do You Like the Way I Love 3:05
11. Determination (Single Version) 2:17
12. Do It (Mono Version) 2:49
13. It's Forever (Single Version) 4:30



Even though their vocal ability was as good as many, if not supreme, this Camden, NJ-based vocal quartet did not threaten the chart action of any of their competitors. This album is, however, home to the Ebonys' most popular single, "It's Forever." With its serene intro, the foursome harmonize their way to the verse where the lead vocals, both baritone and falsetto, bring enhancing deliveries to an already outstanding track. The single peaked at number 14 on the R&B charts after 13 weeks. The second single was "I Believe." Originally a pop hit for Frankie Laine in 1953, the Ebonys' version retains some of that pop texture. However, the group's vocal explosiveness leaves a lasting R&B impression. After 13 weeks, the song reached number 34 on the charts. "Life in the Country" was the third single — a moderately paced ballad reminiscent of early Stylistics, who were emerging around the same time this album was released. While this album is balanced with moderate grooves, the aforementioned ballads, and the unreleased "I'll Try," stand out. The production work of Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff and their colleagues is outstanding.