Let the Music Play (Barry White album)

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Let the Music Play
Let the music play.jpg
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
Let the Music Play
Is This Whatcha Wont?
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.


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 tracks written 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 Writer(s) 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


Chart (1976) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 42
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 8
UK Albums Chart 22
Year Single Peak chart positions


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


  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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