Tighten Up (Archie Bell & the Drells album)

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Tighten Up
Studio album by Archie Bell & the Drells
Released 1968
Recorded Jones Sound Recording Studio
Houston, Texas
Genre Funk, soul, R&B
Label Atlantic
Producer Skipper Lee Frazier

Tighten Up is an album by American funk band Archie Bell & the Drells, released under Atlantic in 1968. The design of the album cover was by Loring Eutemey. instrumental backing provided by the T.S.U Tornadoes. members included Cal Thomas and Will Thomas on guitar, Jerry Jenkins on bass, Robert Sanders on organ, Dwight Burns on drums, Darryl Bursby on sax, Clarence Harper on trumpet, and Leroy Lewis and Nelson Mills on horns.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tighten Up (Part One)" (Archie Bell, Billy Buttier) - 3:10
  2. "Tighten Up (Part Two)" (Archie Bell, Billy Buttier) - 2:48
  3. "I Don't Wanna Be a Playboy" (Earl Hines, James Bonner) - 3:01
  4. "You're Mine" (Cal Thomas) -3:45
  5. "Knock on Wood" (Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper) - 2:33
  6. "Give Me Time" (Sunny Ozuna) - 2:32
  7. "In the Midnight Hour" (Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett) - 2:28
  8. "When You Left Heartache Began" (Archie Bell) - 2:36
  9. "A Thousand Wonders" (Cal Thomas) - 2:08
  10. "A Soldier's Prayer, 1967" (Archie Bell) - 2:45