We are family by Sister Sledge 1979 -
Unedited version from the album We Are Family, 1/24/79; edit issued as
Cotillion single #44251, 4/17/1979). This great song was Top Pop Charts # 2 and op R&B
Charts #1 ! ! We are Family was written by Rodgers & Edwards after they had met the
Sledges for the first time. On CD The Best of Sister Sledge (1973-1985) (Rhino Records
sisters recorded as highly successful disco divas in late 70's. Released minor
singles from 1971 to 1977. Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards of Chic then began
to write for and produce the sisters. 1979 was golden year for the disco girls -
three amazing disco singles "He's the greatest dancer", "We are
family" and "Lost in music" all hit it big on Atlantic/Cotillion.
Group then waned in US but continued to chart heavily in UK, before long with a
number 1 in 1985 ("Frankie").