robert used musicians from ripple to record four self penned songs as a vanity project which remained unissued, two of which have since been released as a soul junction 45 the modern soul dancers time of the day/take me high (sj537). while a third track, the excellent ballad love song about you made it s initial debut as part of the popular -we got a sweet thing going on - (volume 3) cd compilation series to great acclaim, following requests for it to put on a 45 we have duly obliged placing it back to back with robert s remaining previously unissued track the more dance orientated -i love you so- complete with girl backing singers. thus in doing so, we have now completed the trilogy of robert montgomery s recording output.
the nu-rons, were a family group consisting of two sets of brothers and cousins, the four young men in question being brothers daryl howard and raymond gibson (darylís mother registered him under his fatherís surname of howard and raymond under her maiden name of gibson) together with otho bateman and charles bateman. they were all born and raised in salem, new jersey and from the age of ten and eleven began singing with a fifth member and gibson brother rudolph in a group called the gospel 5. they eventually decided to crossover to secular music and as a group known for their energetic dance routines they came up with the new performing name of Ďthe nu-ronsí (taken from the word Ďneuroní which is a cell that transmits nerve impulses). however rudolph was soon to leave the group due to physical illness. also daryl howard and charles bateman had also been part of a working group known as the devotions prior to becoming the nu-ronís.
chuck stephens originally hailed from upstate new york reputedly buffalo. he was during the mid 1970ís one of the leading disc jockeyís on the popular new york radio station wwrl am. chuck had always hankered with the aspiration of being a recording artist and in the pursuit of his dream approached the respected new york songwriting team of brothers richard and robert poindexter. soul junction now presents to you, chuck stephens most popular two songs back to back.
following on from his two previous excellent soul junction 45 releases jesse james returns with an exciting new vinyl only album >let me show you<.
the album is a potpourri of some previously unissued tracks blended with some of jesses more familiar tracks from his previous album releases. but with the subtle difference that these featured versions are the original takes recorded earlier using proper instruments rather than the later versions which featured synthesized backing tracks.