Archie Bell & The Drells

You wanna tighten up in the New Year?

OK then, let’s Tighten Up (video)! You ready?  You can do it! uh!

Archie Bell & The Drells, was formed by Archie Bell, and they started soul-funk-tightening up in Houston in 1966. They were picked up by Atlantic Records, who released Tighten Up in January 1968, giving Archie & crew their only RIAA certification (May 22, 1968) and #1 single on Billboard. Hey now!

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