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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Arnie's Love - Natural High 1986



Arnie C. Joseph aka “The Gospel Teddy Bear” ,who is half-brother of singer Toney Lee, started his career as a drummer and played with The Commodores for one night in 1972. As a singer in the mid 70s he appeared in various clubs of New York.
In the early 80s Arnie Joseph collaborated with Jeremiah Yisrael and released a few singles on Jeremiah Yisrael's label called Tap Records. Arnie Joseph released an EP under the name Arnie Love entitled "Break out / Heaven really knows / Stop and make up your mind" in 1981.
At the same time he released a 7-inch as Arnie Love & The Loveletts entitled "We had enough / Break out" on the same label
Finally at that time, he released an EP as Arnie Love & The Loveletts entitled "Invisible Wind / Me,Myself & I / We Had Enough" on the same label.


After these recordings of Tap Records, Arnie Joseph released three singles with his group under the name Arnie's Love. Other members of the group were Debbie Allen and Arnelia Villanuea. The first single entitled "I'm out of your life" was a remake of Delegation. This single became successful mainly in the UK. It was released on Radar Records in 1983.
The second single entitled "Date with the rain" is a remake of Eddie Kendricks. It was released on Profile Records in 1985.
Next year the group released one more single entitled "Natural High" which was a remake of Bloodstones. It was released on Profile Records.




Produced by Eric Matthew.


Vocal (Sample)


Instrumental (Sample)


Arnie C.Joseph released a CD called "Expressions of his love" in 2002 on Total Success Records International.


Note: The above posted tracks are not played in full

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