Leroy Burgess

Real Name:
Leroy O'Niel Jackson Jr.
Profile:
Disco soul singer, keyboard player, songwriter and producer. Born in New York, related to the Bell family of Kool & The Gang. He collaborated with Patrick Adams, Stan Lucas,all the related acts and Aleem.
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Albums

Leroy Burgess - Casually Formal album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Casually Formal (Album) Atlantic US 1986 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Shock! album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Shock! (Album) Atlantic US 1987 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Throwback: Harlem 79-83 album art Leroy Burgess Throwback: Harlem 79-83 (Album, Comp) Soul Brother Records (3) UK 2007 Sell This Version
sed0003 Leroy Burgess - Throwback Volume II : Sugar Hill 83-86 album art Leroy Burgess Throwback Volume II : Sugar Hill 83-86(CD, Album) Sedsoul sed0003 Germany 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Leroy Burgess - Get Down Friday Nite album art The Fantastic Aleems* Featuring Leroy Burgess The Fantastic Aleems* Featuring Leroy Burgess - Get Down Friday Nite NIA Records US 1982 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Heartbreaker / Stranger album art Leroy Burgess Heartbreaker / Stranger (Single) Salsoul Records US 1983 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Get Loose album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Get Loose NIA Records US 1984 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Release Yourself album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Release Yourself Streetwave UK 1984 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Confusion album art Aleem With Leroy Burgess Aleem With Leroy Burgess - Confusion NIA Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Love's On Fire album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Love's On Fire (Maxi, Single) Atlantic US 1986 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Fine Young Tender album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Fine Young Tender (Single) Atlantic UK 1986 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Love Shock album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Love Shock (Single) Atlantic US 1987 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Lonely Tears album art Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess - Lonely Tears (Single) Atlantic US 1987 Sell This Version
KON-006 Leroy Burgess - Miss Thang album art Leroy Burgess Miss Thang(12") Konkrete Records KON-006 US 1991 Sell This Version
KON-005 Leroy Burgess - Running After You album art Leroy Burgess Featuring Angel (6) Leroy Burgess Featuring Angel (6) - Running After You(12", Single) Konkrete Records KON-005 US 1991 Sell This Version
PNT 028 Leroy Burgess - Big Time album art El Bee & Tee Featuring Leroy Burgess El Bee & Tee Featuring Leroy Burgess - Big Time(12") Production House PNT 028 UK 1991 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Pray album art B.M.E. Featuring Leroy Burgess B.M.E. Featuring Leroy Burgess - Pray Freeze Records US 1994 Sell This Version
RAD001 Leroy Burgess - Sweet Thing album art Slippery People Featuring Leroy Burgess Slippery People Featuring Leroy Burgess - Sweet Thing(12") Rip A Dip RAD001 Sweden 2001 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Heaven album art M.O.D.E. (2) Featuring Leroy Burgess M.O.D.E. (2) Featuring Leroy Burgess - Heaven Catch The Vibe UK 2002 Sell This Version
12-SBT-7 Leroy Burgess - Heartbreaker / You've Got That Something album art Leroy Burgess / Logg Featuring Leroy Burgess Leroy Burgess / Logg Featuring Leroy Burgess - Heartbreaker / You've Got That Something(12") Soul Brother Records (3) 12-SBT-7 UK 2002 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Best Of Me album art Belita Woods & Leroy Burgess Belita Woods & Leroy Burgess - Best Of Me Basement Boys Records UK 2003 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Heartbreaker / Heavenly album art Leroy Burgess Heartbreaker / Heavenly Suss'd Records UK 2003 Sell This Version
TM-053 Leroy Burgess - Your Love (Lifted Me Up) album art Chez Damier Featuring Leroy Burgess Chez Damier Featuring Leroy Burgess - Your Love (Lifted Me Up)(12" + 7", Ltd, W/Lbl) Track Mode TM-053 US 2004 Sell This Version
NLC041 Leroy Burgess - Let Me Know You're Feel'n Me album art Leroy Burgess Let Me Know You're Feel'n Me(12") Nite Life Collective NLC041 US 2006 Sell This Version
Leroy Burgess - Barely Breaking Even (Opolopo Remix) album art El B & Tee* Featuring Leroy Burgess El B & Tee* Featuring Leroy Burgess - Barely Breaking Even (Opolopo Remix) Zoo Groove Stereo UK 2007 Sell This Version

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creature130870

creature130870

June 13, 2018
Words are not enough to describe the magic of Leroy's music, either it is disco, boogie, electro or garage house! A true LEGEND, total RESPECT!!
DJ_Andy

DJ_Andy

May 17, 2017
Nice background information about Mr. Burgess on the ransomnote.com #househunting68
http://www.theransomnote.com/music/house-hunting/house-hunting-68-black-ivory/
harvied

harvied

December 17, 2015
An underrated genius. Saw him performing live at the age of 62 and he still has *it*. One of the all time greats of music, let alone any specific genre like boogie.
livfe

livfe

November 8, 2007
Since his first recordings with Black Ivory, recording with the legendary Patrick Adams, James Calloway, Sonny T. Davenport & Greg Carmichael to name but a few, producing pioneering electro with the aleem brothers & literally hundreds of songs written & produced for other well known & not so well known artists, Leroy Burgess with that almighty voice & devistating vocal deliverence goes down in history as one of the very very special ones.
Another artist where if you have one you have to have them all.
the_dude

the_dude

March 10, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
This guy has made immeasurable contributions to dance music for the past 3 decades and beyond. Blessed with the sweetest male vocal in house music, a pioneering spirit and an ear for a great tune, this guy must be considered one of the founding fathers of house. To this day, he continues to make quality contrbutions - for example his vocal work on Cassius's Au Rêve release. Respect is due!

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