Johnnie Taylor and The Manhattans
|The gold certified album containing|
the platinum single "Disco Lady"
|The gold album featuring the platinum single|
"Kiss and Say Goodbye"
The group received the accolade in August 1976.The single was also the first platinum certification to be recorded at the Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia with the legendary Bobby Martin who was the main arranger at PIR (Philadelphia International Records) during its golden era, known as “The Sound of Philadelphia”. The album became a major success in the UK receiving two silver certifications by BPI for the singles “Kiss and Say Goodbye” and “Hurt”, with each single selling in excess of quarter of million copies in 1976.
Researched and compiled by
Mr K Tomlin Music Historian