A. What Our Love Needs. Companies, etc. Produced For – Malaco Productions. Distributed By – Cotillion. Published By – Malaco Music. Published By – Roffignac Music. Groove Me, What Our Love Needs (7", Single). Chimneyville Records. Groove Me, What Our Love Needs (7", Single, SP).
King Floyd quit his post office gig and embarked on a national tour. The follow-up to Groove Me, Got To Have Your Love (taken from Floyd’s self-titled Atlantic album) also reached the Top 10. What Our Love Needs has a laid-back funkiness to it that one would expect from a mainstream soul track circa 1970.
King Floyd III was born in New Orleans in 1945. His musical career started as a singer at the Sho-Bar on Bourbon Street. Following a stint in the army, Floyd went to California, where he joined up with record producer Harold Battiste. His debut album, A Man In Love, featuring songs co-written with Dr. John, failed to make an impact on the charts. Floyd returned to New Orleans in 1969 and worked for the Post Office. At first, "Groove Me" was a B-side to another Floyd song, "What Our Love Needs. However, differences with Quezergue soon emerged and his 1973 follow-up album, Think About It, failed to make a commercial impact. However, Atlantic released a song from the album, "Woman Don't Go Astray," as a single. His 1975 album, Well Done, was released through TK Records with Atlantic distributing.
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After big label execs passed on the new records, Malaco started a new label called Chimneyville Records. Released in August of 1970, What Our Love Needs b/w Groove Me (Chimneyville 435) was the label’s first single. Over the years, Malaco Records went on to score hundreds of hits by dozens of other artists, but there can never be anything sweeter and more important than the first one. That guttural grunt King Floyd thrusts forth on the opening line of Groove Me was like a match in a fireworks factory. it didn’t make all the noise, but it started the whole thing off.
10 tracks · May 1971. What Our Love Needs, Groove Me. Play album.
Groove Me. King Floyd. Produced by Wardell Quezergue. Hey there sugar darlin' Let me tell you something Girl, I've been trying to say, now You look so sweet And you're so doggone fine I just can't get you out of my mind You've become a sweet taste in my mouth, now And I want you to be my spouse So that we can live happily, nah-nah. Artist: King Floyd. Album: 70's Soul - Groove Me, 2009. King Floyd - Groove Me (1971) King Floyd (1971 LP) - US 70's Soul Funk. Has been played on. United States 277. 11. M Hits - 1971. 53. 1Radio - Classics R&B.