Saturday, December 16, 2006

Number 691 - Champaign


Number 691

Champaign

"How 'Bout Us"

(1981)

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Genre:R&B
Champaign took its name from its home city of Champaign, IL. The group was an interracial septet comprising singers Pauli Carman and Rena Jones, guitarist Howard Reeder, keyboardists Michael Day and Dana Walden, bassist Michael Reed, and percussionist Rocky Maffitt. They hit a commercial peak with their 1981 debut album, How 'Bout Us, whose title track was a hit single (Top Five in the U.K. and on the U.S. R&B chart). Follow-ups included Modern Heart (1983) (which includes the Top Ten R&B hit "Try Again") and Woman in Flames (1984), featuring the R&B Top Ten hit "Off and On Love." ~ William Ruhlmann

Crowbarreds choice for Website to find more on Champaign... Click on the address http://www.last.fm/music/Champaign
Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs ranked this song at Number (Did we mention we are a "respectable" publication?) and the Album ranked at Number (They only had one decent hit you know)
What was "Hey Ya" by Outkast then?
This song has a crowbarred rating of 68.7 out of 108 pts
Search Artist here:1-2-3-A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z


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