Atlantic Starr (album)

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Atlantic Starr
Studio album by Atlantic Starr
Released Jan, 10 1978
Recorded Feb & March 1977 at Hollywood Sound Recorders & A&M Recording Studio Hollywood, CA
Genre R&B
Label A&M
Producer Bobby Eli
Atlantic Starr chronology
Atlantic Starr
(1978)
Straight To The Point
(1979)

Atlantic Starr is the self-titled debut album by R&B/funk band Atlantic Starr. Produced by Bobby Eli, founding member and lead guitarist of Philadelphia studio group MFSB. The nine-piece band had an impressive showing on the Billboard R&B charts with "Stand Up", "Keep It Comin'", "(I'll Never Miss) The Love I Never Had" and "With Your Love I Come Alive".

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Tracklisting[edit]

  • All Songs Written By Bobby Eli & Jeff Prusan (Copyright Friday's Child Music-BMI) & arranged by Bobby Eli, except where noted.
  1. "Stand Up"(Wayne I Lewis; Copyright Almo Music/Newban Music/Audio Music; Arranged By Bobby Eli & Atlantic Starr) 4:29
  2. "Keep It Comin'" 4:35
  3. "Visions" 3:32
  4. "Being In Love With You Is So Much Fun" (W. Lewis; Copyright Almo Music/Newban Music/Audio Music; Arranged By Atlantic Starr & Bobby Eli) 3:57
  5. "(I'll Never Miss) The Love I Never Had" 3:55
  6. "Gimme Your Lovin'" 4:57 (Arranged By Atlantic Starr & Bobby Eli)
  7. "With Your Love I Come Alive" 4:16
  8. "We Got It Together" 3:53
  9. "Don't Abuse My Love" (W. Lewis, Sharon Bryant, Porter Carroll; Copyright Almo Music/Newban Music/Audio Music; Arranged By Atlantic Starr & Bobby Eli) 2:56
  10. "Where There's Smoke There's Fire" 4:23

Personnel[edit]

Atlantic Starr[edit]

  • David Lewis - Guitars, Lead & Backing Vocal
  • Wayne Lewis - Keyboards, Synthesizers, Lead & Backing Vocal
  • Jonathan Lewis: Trombone, Percussion
  • Sharon Bryant - Lead & Backing Vocal, Percussion
  • Porter Carroll, Jr. - Drums, Lead & Backing Vocal
  • Joseph Phillips - Percussion, Congas, Flute
  • Koran Daniels - Alto Saxophone
  • Clifford Archer - Bass
  • Damon Rentie - Saxophone, Flute
  • William Sudderth III - Trumpet
  • Don Renaldo And The Philly Strings - Strings

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Bobby Eli: Sitar, Electric Guitars, Percussion
  • Steve Mallory: Saxophone

Charts[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[2]
US US
R&B
1978 Atlantic Starr 67 21

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US US
R&B
US
Dance
1978 "Stand Up" 16 26

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r969/review
  2. ^ "Atlantic Starr US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Atlantic Starr US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-06-17.