Angela Winbush

Genres: R&B / Soul
Descriptive "tags": rnb female vocalists quiet storm soulfullwomen 80s soul Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
Artist Compilations: Angela Winbush (with R. Isley)
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Beginning as half of the successful duo, René & Angela, Winbush has gone on to have a successful solo career in the 90s soul arena. Angela Winbush, recorded from November 1992 through April 1993, saw her gain full creative control with new label Elektra Records, and produced her best work. Premiered by the Chuck Booker-written ‘Treat U Rite’, this dance-orientated rhythmic track was not typical of the album’s more traditional R&B concerns. A better example was her duet with husband Ronald Isley (Isley Brothers) on the Philly-styled ‘Baby Hold On’, complete with a Thom Bell string arrangement (it also included brother-in-law Ernie Isley on sitar). Winbush had already completed an album with the Isley Brothers, Smooth Sailin’, for Warner Brothers Records in 1987. Another track, ‘Sensitive Heart’, was co-written with her new family members, and Winbush also wrote material especially for the Isley Brothers, who...

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