OSV169 A. Robert Knight - Love On A Mountain Top B. Robert Knight - Everlasting Love
ROBERT KNIGHT (born Robert Peebles) was originally a member of The Paramounts who signed to Dot Records in 1960. He scored a modest hit with “Free Me” before returning to University to complete his chemistry degree. In 1967 he signed to Buzz Cason’s Rising Sons label and cut “Everlasting Love”, a #13 Hot 100 hit. In the UK the pop group Love Affair took it to No.1 with their cover version the following year. “Love On A Mountain Top”, another Buzz Cason composition, was recorded in ’68 but failed to chart. However, via the explosion of the Northern Soul scene in late ’73 it shot to No.10 on the UK chart prompting a reissue of Everlasting Love” which broke the Top 20 in March ’74.
Here, at last, over 40 years later we have both soul classics back-to-back!