A Taste of Honey (album)

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A Taste Of Honey
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Studio album by A Taste of Honey
Released July 1978
Recorded 1978
Studio Pasadena Sounds
Sound Factory West
(Los Angeles)
Genre Soul, disco
Label Capitol Records
Producer Fonce Mizell & Larry Mizell for Sky High Productions
A Taste of Honey chronology
A Taste of Honey
Another Taste
(1979)Another Taste1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

A Taste of Honey is the debut album by the American rhythm and blues group A Taste of Honey. It was produced by Fonce Mizell & Larry Mizell for Sky High Productions and included the number one pop, soul and disco classic "Boogie Oogie Oogie".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Boogie Oogie Oogie" (Janice Johnson, Perry Kibble) 5:37
  2. "This Love of Ours" (Hazel Payne, Janice Johnson) 3:20
  3. "Distant" (Janice Johnson, Perry Kibble) 4:38
  4. "World Spin" (Perry Kibble, Thurman Aldridge) 3:42
  5. "Disco Dancin'" (Allan Barnes, John Malone) 3:29
  6. "You" (Donald R. Johnson, Hazel Payne) 3:20
  7. "If We Loved" (Perry Kibble, Thurman Aldridge) 4:24
  8. "Sky High" (Hazel Payne, Janice Johnson) 5:04
  9. "You're in Good Hands" (Fonce Mizell) 3:52


  • Hazel P. Payne – Guitar, Lead Vocals
  • Janice M. Johnson – Bass, Lead Vocals
  • Perry L. Kibble – Keyboards
  • Donald R. Johnson – Drums
  • Wade Marcus - string arrangements
  • Larkin Arnold - executive producer



Year Chart Position
1978 U.S. Album Chart 6
1978 Top R&B/Black Albums 2


Year Single Chart Position
1978 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" Billboard Hot 100 1
1978 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" Hot Soul Singles 1
1978 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" US Dance 1
1978 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" Official UK Chart Position 3

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