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There's Gonna Be a Showdown


Download links and information about There's Gonna Be a Showdown by Archie Bell. This album was released in 1969 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul genres. It contains 27 tracks with total duration of 01:11:42 minutes.

Artist: Archie Bell
Release date: 1969
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul
Tracks: 27
Duration: 01:11:42
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No. Title Length
1. I Love My Baby 2:40
2. Houston Texas 2:41
3. (There's Gonna Be a) Showdown (featuring The Drells) 2:44
4. Giving Up Dancing 2:22
5. Girl You're Too Young 2:23
6. Mama Didn't Teach Me That Way (featuring The Drells) 2:39
7. Do the Hand Jive 2:27
8. My Balloon's Going Up 2:27
9. Here I Go Again 2:15
10. Go for What You Know 2:07
11. Green Power 2:23
12. Just a Little Closer (featuring The Drells) 3:25
13. Get It from the Bottom (featuring The Drells) 2:04
14. I Wish (featuring The Drells) 2:34
15. A World Without Music (featuring The Drells) 2:18
16. Don't Let the Music Slip Away 2:16
17. Wrap It Up (featuring The Drells) 2:50
18. Deal With Him (featuring The Drells) 2:46
19. I Just Want to Fall In Love (featuring The Drells) 3:47
20. Love At First Sight (featuring The Drells) 2:29
21. Archie's In Love (featuring The Drells) 2:44
22. Let the World Know You Got Soul (featuring The Drells) 2:49
23. I Can't Face You Baby (featuring The Drells) 2:29
24. One Night Affair (featuring The Drells) 2:38
25. Smile (featuring The Drells) 2:46
26. Slow Down Baby (featuring The Drells) 2:44
27. Patches (featuring The Drells) 3:55



The Houston vocal group's final LP for Atlantic Records is 28 minutes of merriment. Their next two appeared on Philadelphia International. This finale continued the good vibes established on their two previous Atlantic albums. Producers/writers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff employ the same lighthearted production on the Drells as they did the Intruders. The joyous title track isn't about gang-banging, but a dancing confrontation that Gamble & Huff spice with a convoluted but infectious break. The cutesy, compelling "My Balloon Is Going Up" warms your heart for no apparent reason; it's just a good, happy sound. Speaking of the Intruders, "Girl You're Too Young," a Gamble, Archie Bell, and Thom Bell song, has the "Cowboys to Girls" guys written all over it; "Here I Go Again," another R&B hit, is more formulaic. "Houston, Texas" pays homage to Archie Bell & the Drells' hometown, but they didn't write it — non-Texans Gamble, Huff, and Bobby Martin did. Others deserving a shout-out include Archie Bell's "Mama Didn't Teach Me That Way," Mikki Farrow and Mervin and Melvin Steals' "Green Power," and the Steals' tutorial "Go for What You Know." As Mystro and Lyric, the Steals later wrote their biggest record, "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," for the Spinners.