Gold Mountain, 1984.
vinyl condition: G (some surface noise)
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| Thomas first attracted interest in his work as an accompanist with Donald Byrd and Cannonball Adderley, before working as a session musician in Memphis, Tennessee, and releasing singles on the Goldwax Records label.
He had little solo success until he moved to Glades Records in Miami, Florida, and in late 1972 he released WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER. The record topped the U.S. Billboard R&B chart and made the top three on the Billboard Hot 100. It has sold over two million copies. In 2015, Drake sampled WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER on his single HOTLINE BLING.
Timmy Thomas went on to record several R&B hits culminating in GOTTA GIVE A LITTLE LOVE (TEN YEARS AFTER), a U.S. Top 30 soul entry in 1984.