Ready for the World

Ready for the World

Ready for the World


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Love You Down
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Oh Sheila
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Can He Do It (Like This, Can He Do It Like That)
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  • Shoppin

    Nov 2010 • 1 song

  • Somebody's Watching Me

    Apr 2010 • 1 song

  • Oh Sheila (Re-Recorded / Remastered Versions)

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    A Michigan funk band with slight rock leanings, Ready for the World parlayed Melvin Riley's whining vocals and some trendy production into a pair of number one R&B hits in the mid-'80s for MCA. Riley, Gordon Strozier, Gregory Potts, Willie Triplett, John Eaton, and Gerald Valentine began on their own Blue Lake label before signing with MCA. The label reissued the song "Tonight," and it reached number six on the R&B charts in 1984. They followed it with "Deep Inside Your Love," another Top Ten R&B single, then had their first of two chart-toppers in "Oh Sheila." It got them a h...

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