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Major Lance
Everybody Loves A Good Time!: The Best Of Major Lance

Compil. US 1995 on Epic label
R&B/Soul (Soul)

Printed on back cover: "With silky and soft, soulful vocals, Major Lance rose to stardom through the 1960s as the OKeh label's top-selling R&B artist. Performing a wealth of Curtis Mayfield-penned gems, Lance's smooth, evocative style earned him a doctorate from the hallowed school of Chicago Soul. That rich legacy shines as never before in this, the definitive collection of his finest recordings." Legacy's Rhythm & Soul Series Director: Adam Block. Tracks 1.17, 1.18, 1.20, 2.10 and 2.18 are previously unissued. Tracks 1.03, 1.04, 1.05, 1.17, 1.18, 2.11, 2.12, 2.13 and 2.16 are recorded in mono, all other in stereo. Author credits for tracks 1.17, 1.18 and 2.18 are unknown.

PortraitMajor Lance bvoc, 1939-1994 US
album by, written by
PortraitCurtis Mayfield g, voc, 1942-1999 US
producer, written by
PortraitGerald Sims voc, *1940 US
producer, written by
Tony Sellari art direction
Bob Irwin compilation producer
C.M.O.N. design
Bill Dahl liner notes
Robert Constanzo management, packaging manager
Vic Anesini mixed by, mastered by, digitally remastered
Sony Music Photo Archives photography
Carl Davis producer
Curtis Mayfield producer
Gerald Sims producer
Billy Sherrill producer
Ted Cooper producer
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1DelilahMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:21
2EverytimeMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield, Major Lance, Ron Otis2:05
3Please Don't Say No MoreMajor LanceBob Elgin, Carl Davis, Kay Rogers2:18
4The Monkey TimeMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:46
5Mama Didn't KnowMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:43
6Keep On Loving YouMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:02
7Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, UmMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:19
8Hey Little GirlMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:29
9Crying In The RainMajor LanceCharles Jones, Major Lance, Oliver Cobb2:27
10Little Young LoverMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:15
11You'll Want Me BackMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:40
12Gonna Get MarriedMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:19
13I'm The OneMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:07
14Gotta Right To CryMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:17
15Think Nothing About ItMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:15
16That's What Mama SayMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:37
17Little Miss LoveMajor Lance2:15
18Play A Song For MeMajor Lance2:02
19It Ain't No UseMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:47
20Gotta Get AwayMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:21
21Ain't It A ShameMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:03
22Sweet MusicMajor LanceMajor Lance, Otis Leavill, Walter Bowie2:03
23GirlsMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:07
24I Just Can't Help ItMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:26
25RhythmMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:21
26The MatadorMajor LanceBilly Butler, Carl Davis, Major Lance2:26
27I'm So LostMajor LanceCarl D'Errico, Ted Cooper2:32
28Sometimes I WonderMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:12
29Come SeeMajor LanceCurtis Mayfield2:20
30Get My Hat (Nothing Can Stop Me)Major LanceCurtis Mayfield2:59
31Too Hot To HoldMajor LanceGerald Sims2:40
32Everybody Loves A Good TimeMajor LanceVan McCoy2:10
33Dark And LonelyMajor LanceBilly Butler2:55
34InvestigateMajor LanceCliff Thomas, Edward S. Thomas Jr.2:37
35It's The BeatMajor LanceDan Penn, Del Sharh, Ricky Castel, Roscoe Johnson2:28
36Ain't No Soul (In These Old Shoes)Major LanceArthur Resnick, Joey Levine2:21
37Without A DoubtMajor LanceAlan Joseph, Bernard Reed, Daniel Reed, Othie Wright2:45
38Don't Fight ItMajor Lance2:24
39Wait Till I Get You In My ArmsMajor LanceVan McCoy2:27
40You Don't Want Me No MoreMajor LanceBilly Butler, Carl Davis2:13
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