Let the Music Play (Barry White album)

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Let the Music Play
Studio album by Barry White
Released January 2, 1976
Recorded 1975
Genre R&B, disco, soul
Length 31:21
Label 20th Century
Producer Barry White
Barry White chronology
Barry White's Greatest Hits
(1975)
Let the Music Play
(1976)
Is This Whatcha Wont?
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Let the Music Play is the self-produced fifth album by American R&B singer Barry White, recorded in 1975 and released in January 1976 on the 20th Century label.

History[edit]

The album reached #8 on the R&B albums chart and peaked at #42 on the Billboard 200. It also reached #22 on the UK Albums Chart. The album yielded the Billboard R&B Top Ten single, "Let the Music Play", which peaked at #4. It also reached #32 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 on the UK Singles Chart. Another single, "You See the Trouble with Me", reached #14 on the R&B chart and #2 on the UK Singles Chart. A third single, "Baby, We Better Try to Get It Together", reached #29 on the R&B Chart, #92 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #15 on the UK Singles Chart. The album was digitally remastered and reissued on CD with bonus tracks on February 14, 2012 by Hip-O Select.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Barry White, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "I Don't Know Where the Love Has Gone"   4:57
2. "If You Know, Won't You Tell Me"   5:04
3. "I'm So Blue and You Are Too"   7:05
Side two
No. Title Length
4. "Baby, We Better Try to Get It Together"   4:26
5. "You See the Trouble with Me" (Barry White, Ray Parker) 3:30
6. "Let the Music Play"   6:16

Charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
[2][3]
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 42
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 8
UK Albums Chart 22
Singles
Year Single Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
US
Dan

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UK
[3]
1975 "Let the Music Play" 32 4 15 9
1976 "You See the Trouble with Me" 14 2
"Baby, We Better Try to Get It Together" 92 29 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cook, Stephen. Let the Music Play > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-05-16.
  2. ^ a b c d "US Charts > Barry White". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  3. ^ a b "UK Charts > Barry White". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 

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