Chi-Lites is the self-titled sixth studio album by American soul group The Chi-Lites, produced and largely written by lead singer Eugene Record. The album was released in 1973 on the Brunswick label. Chi-Lites includes three of the group's most successful singles
Toby is the seventh studio album by American soul group The Chi-Lites, produced by lead singer Eugene Record. The album was released in 1974 on the Brunswick label. By 1974, Brunswick had started to struggle financially so Toby was less heavily-promoted than the group's previous albums and fared less well commercially. It was the first Chi-Lites album since 1970 to stall outside the R&B top 10 (peaking at and to miss the top 100 on the Pop listings.
Toby is the seventh studio album by American soul group The Chi-Lites, produced by lead singer Eugene Record. Three singles from the album were top 20 R&B hits. In the UK however, where the Chi-Lites had previously established themselves as a successful singles group, none of the issued singles made any impact on the national chart.
Toby (Reel, Album, Quad). Toby (CD, Album, RE). Edsel Records, Brunswick.
The title track, "Toby," should have made this LP financially viable, but as enchanting and beautiful as it is, the tale was morbid (Toby gets killed) and it didn't burn any rubber on the charts. The insightful "There Will Never Be Any Peace (Until God Is Seated at the Conference Table)" was also expected to do some serious damage, but didn't fare as well as "Toby. Both were excellent examples of lead singer, writer and producer Eugene Record's immense creativity.
You Got To Be the One, 03:58. The Sound of Lonely, 05:05. I Like To Live the Love (That I Sing About), 04:03.
This song is by The Chi-Lites and appears on the album Toby (1974). No matter what the weather(What the weather. What the weather)We were always together. Then we grew upAnd time went onWe became separated. When I went off to schoolMy sweet Toby waitedI went off to schoolMy sweet Toby waited. Was a sad dayWhen Toby went awayWas a sad dayWhen Toby went away. Sad dayToby went awaySad dayToby went away.
Artists The Chi-Lites Toby. This album has an average beat per minute of 118 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 79/143 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Album starts at 131BPM, ends at 91BPM (-40), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by The Chi-Lites.
Is Toby the best album by The Chi-Lites? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. Toby by The Chi-Lites (1974) Overall rank: 99,840th. Accolades: Top albums of 1974 ( 952nd ). Top albums of the 1970s ( 9,801st ). Best albums of all time ( 99,840th ).