Timmy Thomas (born November 13, 1944) is an American R&B singer, keyboardist, songwriter and record producer, best known for the hit song, "Why Can't We Live Together".
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, made the top three in the Billboard Hot 100, and Top Ten in many other countries including the UK. The track peaked at #12 in the UK Singles Chart. This disc sold over two million copies.
He was earlier part of a group called Phillip & The Faithfuls, which also included the singer Phillip Reynolds, releasing material forЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Why Can't We Live Together [1972, альбом]
- People Are Changing / Rainbow Power [1973, сингл]
- You're the Song I've Always Wanted to Sing [1974, альбом]
- To Hold You (Dying Inside) [1990, сингл]
- Why Can't We Live Together? [2004, сборник]
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