Ren Woods was born in Portland, Oregon, and became a child singing prodigy, appearing on NBC's Soul Special at the age of 10. Shortly thereafter "Sundays Child" her pre-teen 3 girl group soared to fame. Woods then starred in the first National Tour of The Wiz. In 1979, Woods released a solo album entitled "Out of the Woods", which was supposed to be produced by Maurice White, however, due to the label being in transition, it was produced by Earth, Wind & Fire member Al McKay.
is a 1977 album released by American singer on the Motown label that peaked at #18 on the and #7 on the album chart. The album was produced by producer . The LP yielded one Top 40 hit, , reaching #27 on the . Other charting singles released from the album include and the latter receiving a nomination.
In the talented hands of the Danish String Quartet these ’Wood Works’ - traditional Nordic folksongs and dances - are buffed and polished to a glossy concert-hall sheen. Contemporary arrangements galvanise soft-grained melodic wood with textural metal, reimagining their source material with obvious affection and more than a dash of Scandi-cool.
is a duets album by American soul musicians and , released October 26, 1973 on Motown. Recording sessions for the album took place in 1972 and 1973 at Motown Recording Studios in Hollywood, California. Featuring vocal collaborations by and , widely recognized at the time as two of the top soul and pop performers, respectively. became a multi-chart success that managed to sell over a million copies worldwide. The album was remastered and re-released on compact disc with four bonus tracks on February 6, 2001.
The Lie of the Beholder is the debut full-length solo CD by Roy STRATTMAN, better known to most as Little Atlas guitarist and joint composer Roy Strattman,. The Lie of the Beholder is a tour de force of cutting edge modern progressive rock - complex, tense, and shot through with dark and menacing textures alternating with unexpected stabs of beauty and organic calm. In addition to writing all of the material on the album, Strattman performs the guitar, keyboards, and vocals. The album features Nick D'Virgilio (Genesis, Kevin Gilbert, Spock's Beard, Mike Keneally, Tears for Fears) on drums, and Ricardo Bigai (Little Atlas, Supersam, Julio Iglesias) on bass, in addition to guest appearances by Steve Katsikas (Little Atlas, The Dark Side of the Wall) on piano and cajon.