Chanson

Chanson

Profile:
Disco - soul duo

Actually, a broad assemblage of studio musicians, led by bassist James Jamerson Jr. (son of the famous Motown bassist James Jamerson) and guitarist David Williams (4).
The two of them met while playing with The Temptations's road band, and this is when they hatched the idea of Chanson.
They released two albums with such hits as "Don't Hold Back", "I Can Tell" and "Jack De Nimble".
By 1980 the duo was labeless and forced to return to studio session work.
Not that it's a bad thing, in fact their real success is behind the scenes.
Together and seperately they can be heard on countless pop, rock, R&B and disco tracks.
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Chanson Discography

Albums

Chanson Chanson (Album) Ariola Records America, Ariola Records America Canada 1978 Sell This Version
LPUS 150 B Chanson Chanson(LP, Album) RCA LPUS 150 B Uruguay 1978 Sell This Version
Chanson Together We Stand (Album) Ariola Records America US 1979 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Chanson Did You Ever / Don't Hold Back (Single) Ariola Records America, Ariola Records America UK 1978 Sell This Version
Chanson Don't Hold Back (Maxi, Single) Ariola Brazil 1978 Sell This Version
100104 Chanson / Deborah Washington Chanson / Deborah Washington - Don't Hold Back / Love Shadow / Standing In The Shadow Of Love(12", Maxi) Eurodisc 100104 France 1978 Sell This Version
Chanson Jack Be Nimble / Magic Carpet (Single) Ariola Records America US 1979 Sell This Version
Chanson I Can Tell / All The Time You Need (Single) Ariola Records America, Ariola Records America Canada 1979 Sell This Version
Chanson Rock Don't Stop (Single) Ariola Records America US 1979 Sell This Version
Chanson I Can Tell / Don't Hold Back Ariola Records America US 1979 Sell This Version
Chanson I Can Tell Ariola Records America UK 1979 Sell This Version
600100 Taka Boom / Chanson Taka Boom / Chanson - Night Dancin' / I Can Tell(12") Eurodisc 600100 France 1979 Sell This Version

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