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Heatwave - Too Hot To Handle album download

Performer:

Heatwave

Title:

Too Hot To Handle

Genre:

Funk

MP3 album size:

1843 mb

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Rating:

4.5 ✱

Style:

Disco

Country:

UK

Heatwave - Too Hot To Handle album download

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Too Hot To Handle
Lead Vocals – Keith Wilder
3:44
A2 Boogie Nights
Lead Vocals – Keith Wilder
5:03
A3 Ain't No Half Steppin' 5:09
A4 Always And Forever 6:14
B1 Super Soul Sister 3:56
B2 All You Do Is Dial 4:11
B3 Lay It On Me 3:16
B4 Sho'nuff Must Be Luv 4:05
B5 Beat Your Booty 3:00

Credits

  • Engineer – James Guthrie
  • Producer – Barry Blue

Notes

Epic blue label.

Manufactured and distributed by CBS Records Canada, Ltd.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GTLP 013 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO GTLP 013 UK 1976
PE 34761, 34761 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album, San) Epic, Epic PE 34761, 34761 US 1977
MWF 1019 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO MWF 1019 Japan 1976
CDBBRX0311 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Big Break Records CDBBRX0311 UK 2015
2321 113 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO 2321 113 New Zealand 1976

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Too Hot To Handle
Lead Vocals – Keith Wilder
A2 Boogie Nights
Lead Vocals – Keith Wilder
A3 Ain't No Half Steppin'
A4 Always And Forever
B1 Super Soul Sister
B2 All You Do Is Dial
B3 Lay It On Me
B4 Sho'nuff Must Be Luv
B5 Beat Your Booty

Credits

  • Arranged By, Conductor – John Cameron
  • Bass Guitar – Mario Mantese
  • Design – Paula Scher
  • Drums, Percussion – Ernest (Bilbo) Berger*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Greg Walsh, Nigel Adams, Peter Silver*
  • Engineer [Recording & Mix-down] – James Guthrie
  • Guitar – Eric Johns
  • Illustration [Cover] – Robert Grossman
  • Keyboards, Composed By – Rod Temperton
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Percussion – Johnnie Wilder, Jr.*
  • Producer – Barry Blue

Notes

B3 : 'Lay It On Me' typed as 'On Me' on sleeve and cassette
B4 : 'Sho'nuff Must Be Luv' typed as 'Sho'uff Must Be Luv' on sleeve and cassette

No year of release or track timings on sleeve or cassette

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GTLP 013 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO GTLP 013 UK 1976
PE 34761, 34761 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album, San) Epic, Epic PE 34761, 34761 US 1977
MWF 1019 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO MWF 1019 Japan 1976
CDBBRX0311 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Big Break Records CDBBRX0311 UK 2015
2321 113 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO 2321 113 New Zealand 1976

Tracklist

A1 Too Hot To Handle 3:44
A2 Boogie Nights 5:00
A3 Ain't No Half Steppin' 5:09
A4 Always And Forever 6:13
B1 Super Soul Sister 3:56
B2 All You Do Is Dial 4:10
B3 Lay It On Me 3:14
B4 Sho'nuff Must Be Luv 4:00
B5 Beat Your Booty 3:00

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – GTO Records Ltd.
  • Produced For – Indigo
  • Printed By – Gerhard Kaiser GmbH
  • Recorded At – Audio International Studios
  • Lacquer Cut At – Phonodisc GmbH

Credits

  • Arranged By [Orchestrations], Conductor [Orchestrations] – John Cameron
  • Bass – Mario Mantese
  • Composed By [All Titles] – Rod Temperton
  • Design – Norman Moore
  • Drums, Percussion – Ernest (Bilbo) Berger*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Greg Walsh, Nigel Adams, Peter Silver*
  • Engineer [Recording & Mix-down] – James Guthrie
  • Guitar [Guitars] – Eric Johns
  • Keyboards – Rod Temperton
  • Lead Vocals [Lead Voice] – Keith Wilder (tracks: A1, A2)
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Percussion – Johnnie Wilder Jr.
  • Photography By – Paddy Eccersley*
  • Producer – Barry Blue
  • Written-By [All Songs] – Rod Temperton

Notes

Timings on labels are different to back jacket.

℗1976 GTO Records Limited

Recorded at Audio International Studios, London, England
Produced [...] for Indigo

Printed in Germany by Gerhard Kaiser GmbH, Essen

Made in Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): 117 2321 113 S1 320 1 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): 117 2321 113 S2 320 1 A1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GTLP 013 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO GTLP 013 UK 1976
PE 34761, 34761 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album, San) Epic, Epic PE 34761, 34761 US 1977
MWF 1019 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO MWF 1019 Japan 1976
CDBBRX0311 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Big Break Records CDBBRX0311 UK 2015
2321 113 Heatwave Too Hot To Handle ‎(LP, Album) GTO 2321 113 New Zealand 1976



Too Hot to Handle was the debut album from the soul/funk ensemble Heatwave, and it was well received by R&B and pop fans. Their initial release was the disco anthem "Boogie Nights. From the suspenseful, interlude-like intro to the adamant vocal delivery, the single had a lasting effect on the charts. It peaked at numbers five and two on the Billboard R&B and pop charts, respectively. The ballad "Always and Forever" was and continues to be an ageless piece. Johnnie Wilder's vocal exhibition throughout the vamp is breathtaking

Too Hot to Handle is the debut album by funk-disco band Heatwave, released in 1976 on the GTO label in the UK and in 1977 on the Epic label in the US. It was produced by Barry Blue. The album was remastered and reissued with bonus tracks in 2015 by Big Break Records.

Too Hot to Handle may refer to: Too Hot to Handle (1938 film), a 1938 film starring Clark Gable. Too Hot to Handle (1960 film), a 1960 film starring Jayne Mansfield and directed by Terence Young, which was released in the United States with the title Playgirl After Dark. Too Hot to Handle (1977 film), a 1977 action film starring Cheri Caffaro. The Marrying Man, a 1991 film which was re-titled Too Hot to Handle in countries such as Australia.

Too Hot to Handle is the debut album by funk-disco band Heatwave, released in 1976 on the GTO label in the UK and in 1977 on the Epic label in the US. All songs written and composed by Rod Temperton. Johnnie Wilder, Jr. – lead (3-9) and backing vocals, percussion. Keith Wilder – lead vocals (1, 2).

Heatwave singles chronology. Too Hot to Handle" (1977). Always and Forever" (1977). The Groove Line" (1978). The song reached number 18 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in March 1978 after peaking at number two on the US Billboard R&B chart, the band's highest showing on that tally. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA on September 6, 2001. In the UK, the songs "Too Hot to Handle" and "The Groove Line" were released before a double A-sided "Always and Forever", "Mind Blowing Decisions" was issued in November 1978. This became the band's second top ten on the UK Singles Chart when it spent two weeks at number 9 in December of that year.

It was included on Heatwaves debut album, Too Hot to Handle, american actor and singer Clarke Peters performed backing vocals on the recording. The song became one of the disco songs by a British group. It also appeared on US Billboard R&B and dance charts during 1977, the song would reach number 1 in New Zealand. Continuing to use Barry Blues production skills, Heatwave released their second album Central Heating in April 1978, lead single The Groove Line, reached on the Hot 100 in July 1978. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA, during the late 1970s the band changed. At first Eric Johns quit the band and Billy Jones was his replacement as guitarist, then Rod Temperton quit the band.

All the great songs and lyrics from the "Too Hot to Handle" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Heatwave was an international funk/disco musical band featuring Americans Johnnie Wilder, Jr. and Keith Wilder (vocals) of Dayton, Ohio, Englishman Rod Temperton (keyboards), Swiss Mario Mantese (bass), Czechoslovak Ernest "Bilbo" Berger (drums), Jamaican Eric Johns (guitar) and Briton Roy Carter . ore .

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