Artist Name: L.T.D.

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L.T.D.L.T.D. was a R&B, disco and funk band that had a string of hits in the 1970s.

Band formation
L.T.D. (which stood for Love, Togetherness and Devotion) was formed in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1968 by keyboardist Jimmie "J.D." Davis and saxophonist Abraham "Onion" Miller. Both were former backing musicians for soul duo Sam and Dave. The band was originally named Love Men, Ltd.

The other members of the band were recruited following the relocation of Jimmie and Abraham to New York City:

Henry Davis, bassist
Johnny McGhee, guitarist
Carle Vickers, trumpeter
Arthur "Lorenzo" Carnegie, saxophonist
Toby Wynn, saxophonist
Jake Riley, Jr., trombonist
Jeffrey Osborne, singer and drummer
The group then settled in Los Angeles, where Osborne's brother, Billy Osborne joined the lineup as the keyboardist.

Discography
L.T.D. signed with the A&M label to issue their 1974 debut Love, Togetherness and Devotion. On their third LP, 1976's Love to the World, the group scored their first Top 20 pop hit, Love Ballad. The follow-up, 1977's Something to Love, included the top five track (Every Time I Turn Around) Back in Love Again. Four years later L.T.D. returned to the Top 40 once again with Shine On.


Top Track of Atist: L.T.D.

Love Ballad - L.T.D.

Love Ballad

34,523
99,958
Love To The World - L.T.D.

Love To The World

21,128
46,691
Shine On - L.T.D.

Shine On

5,801
12,694
Stranger - L.T.D.

Stranger

5,417
12,439
Share My Love - L.T.D.

Share My Love

3,168
6,923
Jam - L.T.D.

Jam

2,936
4,920
We Party Hearty - L.T.D.

We Party Hearty

1,906
4,761
Kickin' Back - L.T.D.

Kickin' Back

1,685
4,334
April Love - L.T.D.

April Love

1,533
3,532
Lady Love - L.T.D.

Lady Love

586
1,813
The Word - L.T.D.

The Word

265
628
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