Barry White – The 20th Century Albums 1973 to 1979

Tutti gli album di Barry White pubblicati dall’etichetta discografica 20th Century sono stati racchiusi in un unico cofanetto realizzato da Universal Music. Sono 9 album, praticamente tutta la produzione di Barry White come solista e non come Love Unlimited Orchestra, che la 20th Century ha pubblicato nel periodo compreso tra il 1973 ed il 1979. 

20th Century Records, con quartier generale a Los Angeles, era una divisione interamente di proprietà della rinomata storica casa cinematografica 20th Century Fox. 

Gli album contenuti nel box set sono i primissimi I’ve Got So Much To Give e Stone Gon’ entrambi del 1973; seguono Can’t Get enough del 1974, Just Another Way To Say I Love You del 1975,  Let The Music Play e Is This Whatcha Wont? entrambi del 1976, Barry White Sings For Someone You Love The Man del 1977, The Man del 1978 fino all’ultimo, per 20th Century, I Love To Sing the Songs I Sing del 1979. Dopo quest’ultimo album Barry White come solista inizia a pubblicare per la sua etichetta personale Unlimited Gold e successivamente, alla fine degli anni ’80, per A&M Records.

Possiamo tranquillamente dire che la migliore produzione di Barry White è racchiusa tutta nei 9 album targati 20th Century. Sono infatti questi gli album che contengo i grandissimi successi di Barry come, solo per citarne alcuni, I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby, Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up, You’re The First, The Last, My Everything, What Am I Gonna Do With You, Let The Music Play e Don’t Make Me Wait Too Long. Tutti gli album del cofanetto sono riproposti nelle copertine ed etichette originali, sono disponibili in 9 CD oppure 9 LP in vinile 180 gr da collezione (album da lungo tempo fuori catalogo) ed entrambi i formati vantano audio rimasterizzato, addirittura agli Abbey Road Studios di Londra, dai nastri analogici originali.

Questa la tracklist completa:

I’ve Got So Much To Give

Standing In The Shadows Of Love

Bring Back My Yesterday

I’ve Found Someone

I’ve Got So Much To Give

I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby

Stone Gon’ 

Girl It’s True, Yes I’ll Always Love You

Honey Please, Can’t Ya See

You’re My Baby

Hard To Believe That I Found You

Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up

Can’t Get Enough

Mellow Mood (Pt. I)

You’re The First, The Last, My Everything

Can’t Believe You Love Me

Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe

Oh Love, Well We Finally Made It

I Love You More Than Anything (In This World Girl)

Mellow Mood (Pt. II)

Just Another Way To Say I Love You

Heavenly, That’s What You Are To Me

I’ll Do For You Anything You Want Me To

All Because Of You

Love Serenade (Part I)

What Am I Gonna Do With You

Let Me Live My Life Lovin’ You Babe

Love Serenade (Part II)

Let The Music Play 

I Don’t Know Where Love Has Gone

If You Know, Won’t You Tell Me

I’m So Blue And You Are Too

Baby, We Better Try To Get It Together

You See The Trouble With Me

Let The Music Play

Is This Whatcha Wont?

Don’t Make Me Wait Too Long

Your Love – So Good I Can Taste It

I’m Qualified To Satisfy You

I Wanna Lay Down With You Baby

Now I’m Gonna Make Love To You

Barry White Sings For Someone You Love

Playing Your Game, Baby

It’s Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me

You’re So Good, You’re Bad

I Never Thought I’d Fall In Love With You

You Turned My Whole World Around

Oh, What A Night For Dancing

Of All The Guys In The World

The Man

Look At Her

Your Sweetness Is My Weakness

Sha La La Means I Love You

September When I First Met You

It’s Only Love Doing Its Thing

Just The Way You Are

Early Years

I Love To Sing the Songs I Sing

I Love To Sing The Songs I Sing

Girl, What’s Your Name

Once Upon A Time (You Were A Friend Of Mine)

Oh Me, Oh My (I’m Such A Lucky Guy)

I Can’t Leave You Alone

Call Me, Baby

How Did You Know It Was Me?