Trio Rhythm 'n' Blues US formé en 1954 et originaire de Cincinnati (Ohio). Les "Isley Brothers" sont composés des frères Kelly, Rudolph et Ronald Isley. Ils ont débuté au milieu des années cinquante en chantant du Doo Wop pour Teenage et Gone Records. Les "Isley Brothers" se sont tournés ensuite vers le Rhythm 'n' Blues et ont préparé la voie à l'explosion de la Soul Music des années soixante. Ils ont enregistré pour RCA, Atlantic, United Artists, Tamla Motown et T.Neck Records.

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles & EP

1959 SP RCA VICTOR ? (US) Shout / ?
12/1959 EP RCA VICTOR 75535 (F) Shout / Turn To Me / I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door
09/1960 EP RCA VICTOR 75611 (F) Respectable / Yes Indeed / When The Saints Go Marching In / How Deep Is The Ocean
1964 EP SCEPTER / VOGUE EPL 8230 (F) I Say Love / The Snake / Right Now / Hold On Baby

Albums

1963 LP 12" CROWN CLP-5352 (mono) / CST-352 (stereo) (US) ISLEY BROS. AND MARVIN AND JOHNNY - (ISLEY BROTHERS / MARVIN & JOHNNY) - The Drag / Don't Be Jealous / Honey Girl / Forever / Vip Vop / This Is The End / Rockin' McDonald / Butter Ball / Sweet Dreams / Oh Me, Oh My
1969 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3001(US) IT'S OUR THING - Don't Give It Away / Feel Like The World / Give The Women What They Want / He's Got Your Love / I Know Who You Been Socking It To / I Must Be Losing My Touch / It's Your Thing / Love Is What You Make It / Save Me / Somebody Been Messin'
1969 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3002 (US) THE BROTHERS : ISLEY - I Turned You On / Vacuum Cleaner / I Got To Get Myself Together / What Is Good To You / The Blacker The Berry / My Little Girl / Get Down Off Of The Train / Holding On / Feels Like The World
1970 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3006 (US) GET INTO SOMETHING
1971 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3007 (US) IN THE BEGINNING - Have You Been Disappointed (Part I & Part II) / Looking For A Love / Move Over Let Me Dance (Part I) / Move Over Let Me Dance (Part II) / Simon Says / Testify (Part I & Part II) / The Last Girl / Wild Little Tiger
1971 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3008 (US) GIVIN' IT BACK - Ohio - Machine Gun / Fire And Rain / Lay Lady Lay / Spill The Wine / Nothing To Do But Today / Cold Bologna / Love The One You're With
1972 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3009 (US) BROTHER, BROTHER, BROTHER - (ISLEYS) - Brother, Brother / Put A Little Love In Your Heart / Sweet Seasons / Keep On Walkin' / Work To Do / Pop Thant Thang / Lay Away / It's Too Late / Love Put Me On The Corner
1973 2 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3010 (US) THE ISLEYS LIVE - ) It's Too Late / It's Your Thing / Lay Away / Lay Lady Lay / Love The One You're With / Machine Gun / Ohio / Pop That Thang / Work To Do
1973 LP 12" T-NECK TNS 3011 (US) ISLEYS' GREATEST HITS - Brother, Brother / Freedom / Get Into Something / I Know Who You Been Socking It To / I Turned You On / It's Your Thing / Keep On Doin' / Lay Away / Love The One You're With / Pop That Thang / Shout (Part 1) / Spill The Wine / Vacuum Cleaner / Work To Do
1973 LP 12" CBS KZ/PZ/ZQ 32453 (US) 3 + 3 - That Lady (Part I & II) / Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight / If You Were There / You Walk Your Way / Listen To The Music / What It Comes Down To / Sunshine (Go Away Today) / Summer Breeze / The Highways Of Life
1974 LP 12" CBS KZ/PZ/PZQ 33070 (US) LIVE IT UP - Ain't I Been Good To You (Parts 1 & 2) / Brown Eyed Girl / Hello It's Me / Live It Up (Parts 1 & 2) / Lover's Eve / Midnight Sky (Parts 1 & 2) / Need A Little Taste Of Love
1975 LP 12" CBS PZ 33536 (US) THE HEAT IS ON - Fight The Power (Parts 1 & 2) / The Heat Is On (Part 1 & 2) / Hope You Feel Better Love (Parts 1 & 2) / For The Love Of You (Parts 1 & 2) / Sensuality (Parts 1 & 2) / Make Me Say It Again Girl (Parts 1 & 2)
1976 LP 12" CBS PZ/PZQ 33809 (US) HARVEST FOR THE WORLD - Harvest For The World (Prelude) / Harvest For The World / People Of Today / Who Loves You Better / (At Your Best) Your Are Love / Let Me Down Easy / So You Wanna Stay Down / You Still Feel The Need
1976 2 LP 12" BUDDAH 5652-2 (US) THE BEST... - Brother, Brother / Fire And Rain / Freedom / Get Into Something / Give The Women What They Want / Ohio - Machine Gun / I Know Who You've Been Socking It To / I Turned You On / It's Too Late / It's Your Thing / Lay Away / Lay Lady Lay / Love The One You're With / Nothing To Do But Today / Pop That Thang / Put A Little Love In Your Heart / Shout / Spill The Wine / The Blacker The Berrie / Work To Do
1977 LP 12" CBS PZ/PZQ 34432 (US) GO FOR YOUR GUNS - The Pride (Parts 1 & 2) / Footsteps In The Dark (Parts 1 & 2) / Tell Me When You Need It Again (Parts 1 & 2) / Climbin' Up The Ladder (Parts 1 & 2) / Voyage To Atlantis / Livin' In The Life / Go For Your Guns
1977 LP 12" CBS PZ/PZQ 34452 (US) FOREVER GOLD - (At Your Best) You Are Love / Fight The Power (Parts 1 & 2) / For The Love Of You (Parts 1 & 2) / Harvest For The World / Hello It's Me / Hope Your Feel Better Love (Parts 1 & 2) / Live It Up (Parts 1 & 2) / Summer Breeze / That Lady (Part I & II)
1978 LP 12" CBS JZ/PZ 34930 (US) SHOWDOWN - Showdown (Part 1 & 2) / Groove With You / Ain't Givin' Up No Love / Rockin' With Fire (Part 1 & 2) / Take Me To The Next Phase (Part 1 & 2) / Coolin' Me Out (Part 1 & 2) / Fun And Game / Love Fever (Part 1 & 2)
1978 2 LP 12" CBS KZ 2-35650 (US) TIMELESS - Brother, Brother / Fire And Rain / Freedom / Get Into Something / I Know Who You've Been Socking It To / I Need You So / I Turned You On / If He Can You Can / It's Too Late / It's Your Thing / Keep On Doin' / Lay Away / Lay, Lady, Lay / Love The One You're With / Medley: Ohio - Machine Gun / Nothing To Do But Today / Pop That Thang / Put A Little Love In Your Heart / Spill The Wine/Work To Do
1979 2 LP 12" CBS KZ 2-36077 (US) WINNER TAKES ALL :
DISC 1 : I Wanna Be With You (Parts 1 & 2)  /Liquid Love (Parts 1 & 2) / Winner Takes All (Parts 1 & 2) / Life In The City (Parts 1 & 2) / It's A Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop) (Parts 1 & 2) / (Can't You See) What You Do To Me?
DISC 2 : Let's Fall In Love (Parts 1 & 2) / How Lucky I Am (Parts 1 & 2) / You're The Key To My Heart / You're Beside Me (Parts 1 & 2) / Let Me Into Your Life (Parts 1 & 2) / Love Comes And Goes (Parts 1 & 2) / Go For What You Know / Mind Over Matter (Parts 1 & 2)
1980 LP 12" CBS FZ/PZ 36305 (US) GO ALL THE WAY - Go All The Way (Parts 1 & 2) / Say What You Will (Parts 1 & 2) / Pass It On (Parts 1 & 2) / Here We Go Again (Parts 1 & 2) / Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2) / The Belly Dancer (Parts 1 & 2
1981 LP 12" CBS FZ/PZ 37080 (US) GRAND SLAM - Tonight Is The Night (If I Had You) / I Once Had Your Love (And I Can't Let Go) / Hurry Up And Wait / Young Girls / Party Night / Don't Let Up / Who Said?
1981 LP 12" CBS FZ 37533 (US) INSIDE YOU - Inside You (Parts I & II) / Baby Hold On / Don't Hold Back Your Love (Parts I & II) / First Love / Love Merry-Go-Round / Welcome Into My Heart / Love Zone
1981 LP 12" MOTOWN M5 128 V1 (US) THIS OLD HEART OF MINE - Nowhere To Run / Stop ! In The Name Of Love / This Old Heart Of Mine / Take Some Time Out For Love / I Guess I'll Always Love You / Baby Don't You Do It / Who Could Ever Doubt My Love / Put Yourself In My Place / I Hear A Symphony / Just Ain't Enough Love / There's No Love Left / Seek And You Shall Find
1981 ? LP 12" MOTOWN M5 143 V1 (US) DOIN' THEIR THING
1982 LP 12" CBS FZ 38047 (US) THE REAL DEAL - The Real Deal (Part I & II) / Are You With Me? / Stone Cold Lover / It's Alright With Me / All In My Lover's Eyes / I'll Do It All For You / Under The Influence
1983 LP 12" CBS FZ/PZ 38674 (US) BETWEEN THE SHEETS - Choosey Lover / Touch Me / I Need Your Body / Between The Sheets / Let's Make Love Tonight / Ballad For The Fallen Soldier / Slow Down Children / Way Out Love / Gettin' Over / Rock You Good
1987 ? LP 12" TAMLA MOTOWN WL 72078 (F) THIS OLD HEART OF MINE
1993 CD SUNDAZED SC 6002 (US) TWIST & SHOUT - Twist & Shout / I Say Love / Right Now / Hold On Baby / The Snake / Never Leave Me Baby / Time After Time / Let's Twist Again / You Better Come Home / Don't You Feel / Spanish Twist [instrumental version of "Twist & Shout"] / Crazy Love / Rubberleg Twist / Twistin' With Linda / Nobody But Me
10/2007 CD DEF SOUL CLASSICS 000991302 (US) I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - Winter Wonderland / I'll Be Home For Christmas / I'm In Love / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / Santa Claus Is Coming To Town / Isley Christmas Medley: The First Noel - What Child Is This? - Gloria In Ex / What Can I Buy You? / The Christmas Song / White Christmas / Silent Night

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