Over an illustrious career that has spanned close to 4
decades, Peaches & Herb have established themselves as an
international household name. This dynamic duo's hitmaking reputation has
been firmly etched into the public consciousness with nearly 60
records that have made the charts since "Letís
Fall In Love" began its climb up the charts in the early
months of 1967.
Peaches & Herbís first single, "Weíre
In This Thing Together", enjoyed modest success. Monthís
later, St. Louis Disc Jockey, Robert B.Q. picked up on the "B"
side: "Letís Fall In Love". The
song became a huge hit, and became the first of a string of
extraordinarily successful hits.
A series of 45 releases followed on the "Date" label which
included "Close Your Eyes" "For
Your Love" and the smash hit song. "Love
is Strange" and established Peaches & Herb as
international stars. The duet continued touring and recording through the
late 60ís and in 1970, Peaches became a housewife and Herb went into law
In 1978, after an eight-year hiatus, Herb came back with a new Peaches,
this time with Polydor/M.V.P. Records. Producer Freddie Perren took the
group in the studio, and the result was 1979's "Shake
your Groove Thing" in 1979, the monster hit that became # 4 in
Peaches & Herb were on top again, but the pinnacle was yet to
come. In 1980, "Reunited",
one of the decade's biggest hits, became # 1 in the World. Their album
"Twice the Fire" went gold and "Too Hot" went double
platinum. In 1981, Peaches & Herb released "I
Pledge My Love", which has been widely used as a wedding march
and reached # 6 worldwide; and in 1982, "Bluer
than Blue" became yet another top 40 hit.
Peaches & Herb have starred on most of the major television shows
including Dick Clarkís American Bandstand, Soul Train, Mike Douglas,
Merv Griffin, and have also hosted the Midnight Special.