Another R&B reunion is on the horizon. Just weeks after Labelle announced its reunion comes news that the Commodores, the group that launched Lionel Ritchie’s solo career, has plans for a reunion. But while Labelle’s regrouping will occur this fall, Ritchie is saying the Commodores reunion could happen in the next two years.
“We better do it now or in the next 10 years nobody would care,” he told reporters before singing at Antigua’s Romantic Rhythms festival on June 14, the Associated Press reported. The Commodores are best known for “Three Times a Lady,” “Still,” “Easy” and “Brick House.”
Two tears ago, lead guitarist Milan Williams died. Bassist Ronald La Pread guested on stage during Ritchie’s last tour and played some of the group’s old hits.
Ritchie went solo in 1982 and had #1 hits with “Truly,” “All Night Long (All Night),” “Hello” and “Say You, Say Me.”