Drowning in the Sea of Love is the seventh studio album recorded by American singer Joe Simon, released in 1972 on the Spring Records label. The album peaked at No. 11 on the R&B albums chart.
Drowning in the Sea of Love. is a cover of. Drowning in the Sea of Love by Joe Simon (1972).
This album is the most successful of Simon's career. Pool of Bad Luck" nearly duplicated the success of "Drowning"; both songs were similar to productions Gamble & Huff were doing with Jerry Butler.
Retrieved 2017-10-10. Christgau, Robert (1981). The album features the singles "Power of Love", which peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Trouble in My Home", which reached No. 5 on the Hot Soul Singles Chart and No. 50 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Step by Step", which charted at No. 6 on the Hot Soul Singles chart.
from the album Drowning in the Sea of Love. Let Me Be the One (The One Who Loves You)". It was the title track of his seventh LP, and was the first release from the album. The song was written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. The single was Simon's fourth of eight . In early 1972, it reached number 11 on the . Billboard Hot 100, and number eight on the Cash Box Top 100. It also reached number three on the R&B chart and became a gold record The song remained Simon's longest-running and highest-charting .
This 1972 Spring album produced by Gamble & Huff, includes one of Joe Simon's biggest hits "Drowning In The Sea Of Love", which reached number 3 in the R&B charts during 1971. In the Billboard Book of R&B Hits, Joel Whitburn lists the 200 most successful artistes. The tracks for this album were cut at Muscle Shoals studio, with the house rhythm section of Roger Hawkin and David Hood, alongside keyboard legend Barry Beckett and it sure shows y'all. The sassy Miss Jackson and some home cooked southern funk combined to produce a superb soul record, with 2 . R&B hits thrown in for good measure. Drowning in the Sea of Love Tracklist. 1. Drowning in the Sea of Love Lyrics.
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|A||Drowning In The Sea Of Love
Written-By – K. Gamble , L. Huff*
|B||Miss Me Just A Little Bit
Written By – Dene
- Published By – Gamble-Huff Music – A
- Published By – Morton Music – B
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Ltd.
- Manufactured By – RCA Ltd.
- Producer – Clayton Collier
NotesManufactured by RCA Limited, England
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): BGBS 1084
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): BGBS 1085
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped Runout): BGBS 1084 1E
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped Runout): BGBS 1085 1E
|RCA 2274||Section||Drowning In The Sea Of Love (7", Single, Promo)||RCA Victor||RCA 2274||UK||1972|