The nucleus of The Sweet came together in 1966, when drummer Michael Thomas Tucker (b. 17 July 1947, Harlesden, London, England) and vocalist Brian Francis Connolly (b. 5 October 1945, Hamilton, Scotland) played together in Wainwright's Gentlemen, a small-time club circuit band whose repertoire comprised a mixture of Motown, R&B and psychedelia…
Sweet Connection was a female musical duo project from Germany. Active for a short period between 1988 to 1990, they were notable for their debut song "Need Your Passion". The group's image revolved around the sexy dichotomy of a sultry blonde and brunette. The duo released their debut single "Need Your Passion" in 1988, which became a European club hit. At the end of the year followed their second single "Dirty Job". The duo released two more singles for the following two years ("Heart To Heart" and "Love Bites") before dissolving in breaking up in 1990. Years following the split, all four singles became a common fixture in nightclubs and Italo disco compilations. Although an album was never released during their active career, in 2008, a compilation album titled after their hit debut song, Need Your Passion, was released by an independent record label DWS Records. It featured all of Sweet Connection's singles and remixes. ~ Wiki
Robert Cray always flirted with gritty Southern soul, but it wasn't until Sweet Potato Pie that he made a full-fledged soul-blues record in Memphis. Cray hasn't abandoned blues, but he's woven punchy horns and sexy rhythms into the mix, resulting in one of his stronger records of the '90s. The material remains a bit uneven, but his taste is impeccable – few blues guitarists are as succinct and memorable as he, and the soul settings of Sweet Potato Pie only confirm that fact.
Sweet struggled to earn credibility as album artists and/or score hits after finally wresting themselves free of songwriting/production team Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman in the summer of 1974. They turned out a few albums before achieving both goals with Level Headed. The album gave them their final Top Ten hit with the dreamy “Love Is Like Oxygen,” a single that suggested that its accompanying record was a trippy mainstream pop record. Instead, it was one part of an ambitious sonic mosaic where Sweet tried a little bit of everything, cloaking it all in a neo-prog aesthetic.