PLEASURE

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Pleasure was an Portland, Oregon based band that blended soul, funk and jazz with a tough street edge and became a cult group on the underground black music scene of the late 70's. They are perhaps best-known for their 1979 hit, "Glide".

Pleasure was formed in Portland, Oregon, in 1972 as a merger of two Portland outfits: Franchise and The Soul Masters which included guitarist Marlon "The Magician" McClain, bassist Nathaniel Phillips, and drummer Bruce Carter, keyboardist Donald Hepburn, saxophonist Dennis Springer, trombonist Dan Brewster and lead singer Sherman Davis. In 1974 The Crusaders's Wayne Henderson saw them performing in a Portland club. Impressed with what he heard, his enthusiasm led them to a deal with Fantasy Records. This was the beginning of a six year relationship with the label and a four year relationship with Wayne Henderson who through his own production company "At Home Productions", was the band's producer
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Special ThingsSpecial Things
Beat Goes Public 2013
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Glide: The Essential Selection 1975 - 1982Glide: The Essential Selection 1975 - 1982
Red River Entertainment 2013
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Beat Goes Public Bgp 2010
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PLEASURE Dust Yourself Off album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dust Yourself Off
Funk 1975
PLEASURE Accept No Subtitutes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Accept No Subtitutes
Funk 1976
PLEASURE Joyous album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joyous
Funk 1977
PLEASURE Get to the Feeling album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Get to the Feeling
Funk 1978
PLEASURE Future Now album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Future Now
Funk 1979
PLEASURE Special Things album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Special Things
Funk 1980
PLEASURE Give It Up album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Give It Up
Funk 1982

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PLEASURE Dust Yourself Off/Accept No Substitutes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dust Yourself Off/Accept No Substitutes
Funk 2002

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