Songs with Earlier Histories Than the Hit Version

Help support this site! Consider clicking an ad from time to time. Thanks!

« Go Back to Previous Page «  

Tagged: Smoke

Oh Love (Well We Finally Made It)

First recorded by Smoke (1972).
Hit version by Love Unlimited (R&B #70 1973).

Written by Barry White, and first recorded by Bob Relf’s group, Smoke. (Relf was one-half of ‘Bob & Earl’ who famously recorded ‘Harlem Shuffle‘ in 1963 with an arrangement by White.) Both recording sessions for ‘Oh Love’, a year apart, were also produced by White. Released in July 1973, ‘Oh Well’ would nick the R&B chart; by the end of the year, White’s production experiment with lush ‘Soul’ orchestral arrangements would top US Top-40 chart with ‘Love’s Theme’.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.