The O’Jays


Classic Years:

Classic 1970s Line-Up:
Eddie LeVert (vocals), William Powell (vocals), Walter Williams (vocals)

Other 1970s Band Members/Players:
Sammy Strain (vocals), Kenneth Gamble (producer, arranger), Leon Huff (keyboards, piano, producer), Bunny Sigler (keyboards, piano, guitar, producer), Dennis Harris (guitar), Bobby Eli (guitar), Roland Chambers (guitar), Norman Harris (arranger, guitar), Lenny Pakula (keyboards, arranger), Don Renaldo (conductor, horns, strings), Larry Washington (bongos, percussion), Vincent Montana, Jr. (percussion, vibraphone), MFSB (horns, strings), Charles Collins (drums)

1970s Albums:
In Philadelphia (1970), Super Bad (1971), Back Stabbers (1972), Ship Ahoy (1973), O’Jays Meet the Moments (1974), The O’Jays Live In London (1974), The O’Jays (Compilation, 1975), Survival (1975), Family Reunion (1975), Message in the Music (1976), Travelin’ at the Speed of Thought (1977), Collectors’ Items (Compilation, 1977), So Full of Love (1978), Identify Yourself (1979)

1970s Hits:
“Back Stabbers” (1972), “Love Train” (1973), “Use Ta Be My Girl” (1978)

Cherry Stereo‘s Album Picks:
Back Stabbers

Cherry Stereo‘s Recommended Tracks:
“When The World’s At Peace” (1972), “992 Arguments” (1972), “Survival” (1974)

Interesting Fact:
Singer and co-founder, William Powell, died in 1977 at the much too young age of 35.

Official Site:

More O’Jays at Cherry Stereo :
Vintage Commercials: The O’Jays, ‘So Full Of Love’ Promo (1978)