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I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You
2
Don't Push It Don't Force It [Album Version]
3
Strokin' (Pts. I & II)
4
Come And Get Yourself Some
5
It's Got To Be Mellow

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Leon Haywood

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Soul/funk journeyman Leon Haywood periodically dented the charts in the 1970s with hits that tapped into the grooves and musical hooks of the day's trends. An accomplished songwriter and arranger, Haywood never pretended to be an innovator, and his hits are cheerful derivations of '70s midtempo funk and romantic ballads, usually embellished by smooth string charts. His best material recalled the late-'60s/early-'70s Motown sound; on the slower material in particular, his vocals ... Read more

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