Colonel Abrams (album)

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Colonel Abrams
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Studio album by Colonel Abrams
Released August 31, 1985
Recorded 1985
Genre R&B, Boogie, Garage house
Label MCA
Producer Colonel Abrams, Cerrone, Richard Burgess, Sam Dees
Colonel Abrams chronology
Colonel Abrams
You and Me Equals Us
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert ChristgauB [2]

Colonel Abrams is the self-titled debut studio album by American musician, Colonel Abrams, released in 1985 through MCA Records.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at No. 13 on the R&B albums chart. It also reached No. 75 on the Billboard 200. The album features the singles "Trapped", which peaked at No. 20 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 1 on the Hot Dance/Disco chart, and "I'm Not Gonna Let You", which reached No. 7 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 1 on the Hot Dance/Disco chart. In addition, all the cuts of the album reached the top of the Hot Dance/Disco chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Colonel Abrams and Marston Freeman, except where noted.

Side one
1."The Truth"4:45
3."Never Change" (Colonel Abrams, Sam Dees)5:47
4."Picture Me in Love with You"4:30
Side two
6."I'm Not Gonna Let You"4:48
7."Over and Over"4:24
9."Table for Two"2:44



Chart (1986) Peaks
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 75
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 13


Year Single Peaks


1985 "Trapped" 20 1
"The Truth" 78
1986 "I'm Not Gonna Let You" 7 1
"Over and Over" 68 45
"Speculation" 15


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Colonel Abrams review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Colonel Abrams review". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 16. 
  4. ^ a b c "US Charts > Colonel Abrams". Billboard. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 

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