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.
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.
Mastodon - Blood Mountain (2006). After springing into existence fully-formed with the progressive post-sludge (or whatever) of Remission, Mastodon injected more melody and ambition into its accomplished and worthy follow-up, Leviathan. Their proggy tendencies became even more prominent on Blood Mountain. Released on September 11, 2006 in Europe and the day after in North America, Blood Mountain did extremely well. Total Guitar ranked it the number one album of 2006, while magazines like Kerrang! and Metal Hammer thought it was just was epic as Leviathan, if not better. It was also featured on many websites' and magazines' 2006 countdowns. It was also Mastodon’s third highest debut on Billboard 200, at #32, behind Crack the Skye and The Hunter. Guitarist Bill Kelliher considered this album to represent the earth element, and at the time, bassist Troy Sanders said it was "sonically the best album we have done"…