Yarbrough & Peoples

The Two of Us

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This marked the debut release from the male/female duo, and their presence was immediately felt with the smash hit "Don't Stop the Music." Centered around dance lyrics, Alisa Peoples pushes the verse while Calvin Yarbrough sounds off the chorus with the help of an electronic vocalizer supported by some animated backing vocals. Though probably considered a disco track, it does not have the rapid rhythm that disco songs are known for. Discovered by the Gap Band, Yarbrough & Peoples savored the success of this album due to this one song, since the second release, "Third Degree," did not have much chart action (Billboard number 74, five weeks). "Don't Stop the Music" reached the ultimate apex and retained that position for five consecutive weeks inside of 27 on the Billboard R&B charts.

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