The Whole World's Dancing

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The Whole World's Dancing
The Whole World's Dancing album.jpg
Studio album by The Trammps
Released February, 14 1979
Studio Sigma Sound Studios
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Total Experience Recording Studios
(Hollywood, California)
Genre Disco, soul
Length 38:18
Label Atlantic
Producer Norman Harris, Bruce Gray, Ron Baker, Ron "Have Mercy" Kersey
The Trammps chronology
The Trammps III
(1977)The Trammps III1977
The Whole World's Dancing
(1979)
Mixin' It Up
(1980)Mixin' It Up1980
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars [1]

The Whole World's Dancing is the sixth studio album by American soul-disco group, The Trammps, released in 1979 through Atlantic Records.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album peaked at No. 184 on the Billboard 200. The album features the single "Soul Bones", which peaked at No. 91 on the Hot Soul Singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Love Insurance Policy"Norman Harris, Bruce Gray7:02
2."Teaser"Norman Harris, Ron Tyson, Allan Felder6:16
3."The Whole World's Dancing"Ron Baker6:03
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
4."My Love, It's Never Been Better"Bruce Gray5:36
5."Soul Bones"Ron Kersey, Leroy Green5:35
6."Love Magnet"Norman Harris, Leroy Green4:41
7."More Good Times to Remember"Ron Baker3:05

Personnel[edit]

The Trammps
  • Earl Young
  • Harold Wade
  • Stanley Wade
  • Robert Upchurch
  • Jimmy Ellis
Additional Personnel
  • Norman Harris, T.J. Tindall, Bobby Eli, Harold Wade, Charles Ellerbee, Larry Washington, Carlton Kent, Ron "Have Mercy" Kersey, Bruce Gray, Eugene Curry, Ronald Baker, Earl Young, James Walker, Keith Benson, Jimmy Williams, Mikki Farrow – rhythm section
  • Barbara Ingram, Evette Benton, Carla Benson – background vocals
  • Artie Williams, Harold Watkins, Rueben Henderson – horn section
  • Don Renaldo and His Strings and Horns (except on "Soul Bones" horns by Paul Schorr & His Strings and Maurice Spears & His Horns)
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica on "Soul Bones

Charts[edit]

Album

Chart (1979) Peaks
[2]
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 184

Singles

Year Single Peaks
US
R&B

[2]
US
Dan

[2]
1978 "Soul Bones" 91 31
1979 "Teaser" 75

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elias, Jason. The Whole World's Dancing review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-05-08.
  2. ^ a b c "US Charts > The Trammps". Billboard. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

External links[edit]