Ridin' High (The Impressions album)

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Ridin' High
Studio album by The Impressions
Released 1966
Genre Chicago soul
Label ABC-Paramount
Producer Johnny Pate
The Impressions chronology
One by One
(1965)One by One1965
Ridin' High
The Fabulous Impressions
(1967)The Fabulous Impressions1967

Ridin' High is an album by American soul music group The Impressions, released in 1966.

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Warr.org 3/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Curtis Mayfield unless noted. "I Need To Belong To Someone" was recorded by the group three times: first, when they backed Jerry Butler on 1963 solo single (titled "Need to Belong"); second on this LP; and third on the Times Have Changed LP in 1972 featuring LeRoy Hutson (spoken intro) and Sam Gooden (lead).

Side One
  1. "Ridin’ High" 2:25
  2. "No One Else" 2:37
  3. "Gotta Get Away" 2:28
  4. "I Need to Belong to Someone" 3:25 (Curtis and Sam lead)
  5. "Right on Time" 2:43
  6. "I Need a Love" 2:25
Side Two
  1. "Too Slow", 2:44
  2. "Man’s Temptation" 4:45
  3. "That’s What Mama Say" 2:34
  4. "Let It Be Me" (Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Mann Curtis) 3:02
  5. "I’m a Telling You" 2:41



Year Chart Peak position
1966 Black Albums 4
Pop Albums 79

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