Friday, May 23, 2008

Honey Cone- The Best of Honey Cone


One of the finest girl groups of the early '70s, Honey Cone was often compared to Martha & the Vandellas for a number of reasons. The fact that the label they recorded for, Hot Wax/Invictus, was owned by former Motown producers/songwriters Holland/Dozier/Holland made it an obvious comparison. And also, the robust nature of Honey Cone's harmonies certainly bring the Vandellas to mind. On "Want Ads," "Stick Up," "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show," and other hits included on this superb CD, the singers effectively combine sweetness and grit -- pop sleekness and gospel-influenced soulfulness. To be sure, Honey Cone could pack quite a punch emotionally and harmonically. But as much potential as Honey Cone had, its success was short-lived -- and the singers were gone from the charts by 1974. This is a fine introduction to Honey Cone's soul/pop legacy. ~ Alex Henderson, All Music Guide


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5 comments:

Psychotic said...

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Ray said...

thanks for the download

ray

manny said...

Never heard of them so thanks for posting

Anonymous said...

Thank you for posting this. I heard them a lot when I was in high school, and it's hard to find a cd of them anywhere. This will bring back some good memories.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for the download link. I love Honey Cone, but I only had a couple of their songs. Thanks again!