Tony! Toni! Toné! ‎– Feels Good (1990)

Tony! Toni! Toné! is an American soul/R&B group from Oakland, California, popular during the late 1980s and early to mid-1990s. During the band’s heyday, it was composed of Dwayne Wiggins on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Raphael Saadiq (born Charles Ray Wiggins) on lead vocals and bass, and their cousin Timothy Christian Riley on drums and keyboards. Other members were Elijah Baker, Carl Wheeler, Randall Wiggins, and Amar Khalil, who is the current lead singer of the group, and Antron Haile.

“Feels Good” is the title of a number-one R&B single by Tony! Toni! Toné!. The hit song spent two weeks at number one on the U.S. R&B chart. It was also their first top-ten hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number nine. “Feels Good” also peaked at number three on the dance charts.

In the UK and the Netherlands, “Feels Good” was remixed by Ben Liebrand for the 12″ single release. Additional mixes were provided by DJ L.A. Jay and Ken Kessie.

Feels Good (Ben Liebrand Mix)                     6:56

Feels Good (12″ Party Mix)                           8:30

Feels Good (7″ Edit)                                     4:33

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Tony! Toni! Toné! ‎– Baby Doll (1988)

Tony! Toni! Toné! is an American soul/R&B group from Oakland, California, popular during the late 1980s and early to mid 1990s. During the band’s heyday, it was composed of Dwayne Wiggins on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Raphael Saadiq (born Charles Ray Wiggins) on lead vocals and bass, and their cousin Timothy Christian Riley on drums and keyboards.

Their first album, Who?,produced and co written by Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy, was released in 1988. The album went gold and had several hit singles. The first of these, “Little Walter” went to #1 on the R&B charts. While none of the singles went gold, the next three singles, “Born Not To Know”, “For The Love Of You” and “Baby Doll” were all Top 10 R&B singles.

The song “Baby Doll” would reach #5 on the US Billboard Hot Black Singles and #44 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play, the US 12″ single included four Teddy Riley mixes on the A side while the B side had mixes by Foster & McElroy, Simon Harris and Ed Eckstine, Gerry E. Brown and Larry Robinson.

Baby Doll (Teddy’s 12″)                                      5:39

Baby Doll (Teddy’s 7″)                                        4:05

Baby Doll (Teddy’s Dub)                                     5:32

Baby Doll (Teddy’s Beats)                                  2:02

Baby Doll (Car-Go-Boom Mix)                            6:23

Baby Doll (Radio 7″ Edit)                                    3:52

Baby Doll (Simon Sez Dance)                            6:26

Baby Doll (2-Tuff Oaktown Groove)                  6:18

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