For the next album, Bad Reputation, they brought in Victor Willis (original lead singer of Village People) joining Jacques Morali in writing the material. Holt soon departed (and formed her own group Ednah Holt and Starluv) and was replaced by lead singer Vera Brown; the group enjoyed success with "Put Your Feet To The Beat. The Ritchie Family line-up of Brown, Smith-Lee and Draher next recorded the Give Me A Break album, which contained the hits "Give Me A Break" and "Never Be Able to Set You Free.
Give Me A Break by The Ritchie Family. Life Is Music by The Ritchie Family. Brazil by The Ritchie Family. Arabian Nights by The Ritchie Family. African Queens by The Ritchie Family. I’ll Do My Best by The Ritchie Family. All Night All Right by The Ritchie Family. American Generation by The Ritchie Family. 4. It’s A Man’s World. 5. Where Are The Men. More albums from The Ritchie Family: Give Me A Break by The Ritchie Family.
Front Cover Photography: Scott Hensell Back Cover Photography: Dick Zimmerman Costumes by: Norma Kamall. Give Me A Break," & "Sophistication," from the soundtrack album "Can't Stop The Music. 24-Bit Digital Remastering (p)2005.
Bad reputation (Bad reputation) Why did you treat me so bad? Well, you got a bad reputation Sometimes you make me so mad And I cry (and I cry) And I cry (and I cry) And I cry (and I cry) Lord, tell me why You got a bad reputation for doing me wrong. The Ritchie Family - African Queens Album Lyrics. 7. I Feel Disco Good.
Album by The Ritchie Family. I'll Never Be Able To Set You Free. Not As Bad As It Seems. Single Man. Sophistication.
And despite the fresh approach - this album looks more like a Village People LP than a Ritchie Family concept album - the band's star power plummeted. The LP didn't crack the charts, nor did any of the songs straggle in for a single in its wake. And that's a shame, because there are some delicious Eurodisco twists on Bad Reputation, most notable on the opening, seven-plus minute epic "Put Your Feet to the Beat.
Lyrics for Bad Reputation by The Ritchie Family. Henri Belolo/Jacques Morali/V . why You got a bad reputation for doing me wrong Bad reputation, ooh ooh ooh Bad reputation Bad reputation, ooh ooh ooh Bad reputation Oooh ooh Ooh, ooh, bad reputation Oooh ooh Ohhhhhh whoa-ohhhhhh-ohhhhh You were the man of my dreams But you didn't care, so it seems (You got a bad reputation) I tried to ignore what my friends. tell me (Oooh ooh) But you did me wrong I can't understand it I try to please you, I thought I need you I thought you love me, but you didn't care But you didn't care--- Bad reputation Bad reputation And I cry (and I cry) And I cry (and I cry) And. More lyrics from the album.
Give Me A Break 1980. African Queens (Vinyl) 1977.