The Jones Girls (album)

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The Jones Girls
Studio album by The Jones Girls
Released 1979
Recorded 1979 Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Soul
Philadelphia Soul
Length 35:10
Label Philadelphia International
Producer Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, Dexter Wansel, Charles B. Simmons, Joseph B. Jefferson, McKinley Jackson
The Jones Girls chronology
The Jones Girls
(1979)
At Peace with Woman
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

The Jones Girls is the self-titled debut album by The Jones Girls. Released in 1979, it includes the million-selling single, "You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else", which charted at number five on the Soul Singles chart, number twelve on the Disco chart and number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100, the latter being their only major chart entry there during their career.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "This Feeling's Killing Me" (Charles B. Simmons, Joseph B. Jefferson, Richard Roebuck) 3:30
  2. "You Made Me Love You" (Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) 4:53
  3. "Show Love Today" (McKinley Jackson, Shirley Jones, Valorie Jones, Bernice Frazier) 3:52
  4. "You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) 5:17
  5. "Life Goes On" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) 4:30
  6. "Who Can I Run To" (Charles B. Simmons, Frank Alstin, Jr, Richard Roebuck) 3:25
  7. "We're A Melody" (Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) 5:25
  8. "I'm At Your Mercy" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) 4:48

Personnel[edit]

  • The Jones Girls - Lead and Backing Vocals
  • Dexter Wansel - Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Synthesizer
  • Darnell Jordan, Dennis Harris, Herb Smith, Roland Chambers, Ronnie James - Guitar
  • Bruce Hawes, Joseph B. Jefferson, Leon Huff, William Bloom - Keyboards
  • James Williams, Steve Green - Bass
  • Cliff Rudd, Quinton Joseph - Drums
  • Bob Conga, David Cruse, Miguel Fuentes - Percussion
  • Don Renaldo - Strings, Horns

Charts[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 50
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 8

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 US
Soul
US
Dance
1979 "We're A Melody" - 78 -
"You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else" 38 5 12

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hogan, Ed. The Jones Girls: The Jones Girls > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Jones Girls US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 
  3. ^ "The Jones Girls US singles chart history". allmusic.com.