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.
Barry's years of struggle made his bestselling album and single successes all the sweeter.
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.
'I’m sick and tired of all their lies,' said Stevie as his politically motivated 'You Haven't Done Nothin'' was released.
Barry White's good 1973 was followed by an unbelievable 1974, which included 'Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe.'
The 1974 record is one of Barry White's biggest hits. But what do you actually know about the album and its recording?
Before we got to know Barry's honeyed vocals as a frontman, he was on the telephone with Love Unlimited.
The 1975 single extended his run of R&B top five hits to eight in a row.
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
Disco was the music of liberation, inclusiveness and empowerment with a four-on-the-floor bassline as its rallying cry. See why it's OK to like disco.
After his massive success in 1974, Barry White started his next LP chart adventure with 'Just Another Way To Say I Love You,' which hit the Billboard pop chart on 12 April...
After paying dues all through the 1960s, the American soul man's hard work finally paid dividends.