Her audacious piece of "bedroom soul" was certified gold in the US by the RIAA, for shipments of 500,000 copies.
'The Icon Is Love' contained Barry’s big crossover single, ‘Practice What You Preach,’ which topped the American R&B chart and made the UK and US pop top 20.
By early 1974, White was dominating the charts in various guises, including as an orchestra leader, with 'Love's Theme.'
When Billy Joel's 'Just The Way You Are' was already on its way to becoming an easy listening classic, Barry added his own much-loved version.
Remarkably, 'You’re The First, The Last, My Everything' was a song with country and western origins going back to 1956.
With the release of their soundtrack for ‘Saturday Night Fever’, in 1977, Bee Gees were at the birth of disco, pointing the way for others to follow.
A star who defined R&B in the 1970s moved into the 1990s with 'Put Me In Your Mix.'
The soul man's seventh solo LP became his highest-charting pop album since 'Can't Get Enough.'
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
Sexy and romantic, the best Barry White songs made him the boss of bedroom soul music. He had the funk, the soul and the disco – nobody did it like him.
The most underrated icon of African-American Music, Barry White’s unique vision delivered a romantic soul music that seduced the world.
As 'Brothers and Sisters' entered the album chart, its Dickey Betts song ‘Ramblin’ Man'' hit the Hot 100 to become the band's first major hit.
'It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me' took Barry's bedroom soul into the disco era.
Barry White's good 1973 was followed by an unbelievable 1974, which included 'Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe.'
Before we got to know Barry's honeyed vocals as a frontman, he was on the telephone with Love Unlimited.