Between The Sheets

Album: Between The Sheets (1983)
Charted: 52
  • This is one of the most famous R&B bedroom songs. The Isley's were known for a funk and soul sound, but this is similar to the work of Barry White and later-era Marvin Gaye ("Sexual Healing" was an influence on this song) in creating the sound of seduction. Ronald Isley sang lead. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • This was sampled by Notorious B.I.G for the track "Big Poppa," by Gwen Stefani for "Luxurious" and on Whitney Houston's "One Of These Days." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Carl - Vacaville, CA
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments: 1

  • John from Nashville, TnWhile recording this song, tensions mounted between the older brothers (Ronald, Rudolph, Kelly) and the younger brothers (Ernie, Marvin, and Chris) over the financial and musical direction of this group. Therefore, the two camps split after recording this song.
see more comments

Jackie DeShannon - "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"They're Playing My Song

It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.

Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"They're Playing My Song

Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Not much, really.

Narada Michael Walden - "Freeway of Love"They're Playing My Song

As a songwriter and producer, Narada had hits with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Starship. But what song does he feel had the greatest impact on his career?

Desmond ChildSongwriter Interviews

One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer."

Who's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many SongsSong Writing

For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.

The Girl in That SongFact or Fiction

Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?