Grand Slam (The Isley Brothers album)

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Grand Slam
Studio album by The Isley Brothers
Released March 28, 1981
Recorded 1981 Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York
Genre Funk Soul
Label T-Neck Records
Producer The Isley Brothers
The Isley Brothers chronology
Go All the Way
(1980)
Grand Slam
(1981)
Inside You
(1981)

Grand Slam is the nineteenth album by The Isley Brothers released on their T-Neck imprint on March 28, 1981.

Reception[edit]

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

The album was successful enough on both the pop and R&B album charts where it reached #28 and #3 respectively and eventually went gold after selling past 500,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, Chris Jasper, Rudolph Isley, O'Kelly Isley and Ronald Isley. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Tonight Is the Night (If I Had You)"   4:57
2. "I Once Had Your Love (And I Can't Let Go)"   4:41
3. "Hurry Up and Wait"   3:54
Side two
No. Title Length
4. "Young Girls"   5:00
5. "Party Night"   4:09
6. "Don't Let Up"   5:06
7. "Who Said?"   4:18

Personnel[edit]

  • Eve Otto - harp
  • Kevin Jones - congas
  • Everett Collins - drums
  • Chris Jasper - keyboards, congas, percussion
  • Marvin Isley - bass, percussion
  • Ernie Isley - guitars, drums, percussion

Charts[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 28
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 3

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
Pop
US
R&B
1981 "Who Said?" - 20
"Hurry Up And Wait" 58 17
"I Once Had Your Love (And I Can't Let Go)" - 57

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. The Isley Brothers: Grand Slam > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 03 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Isley Brothers US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-03. 
  3. ^ "The Isley Brothers US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-03.