Friday, October 16, 2009

Eric Gable

Eric Gable (born in New Orleans, Louisiana) was an R&B singer from the late 80s\early 90s. Not much information is given on this singer.
In 1989, Eric released his debut album, "Caught in the Act" which peaked at #25 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
The first single from the album, "Remember the First Time" topped Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart for a week in September of 1989, staying on the chart for 17 weeks.
The second single, "Love Has Got to Wait" peaked at #13 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 15 weeks.

Eric was featured on Tamika Patton's single, "Your Precious Love" which was a Top 20 R&B hit. The third and last single from the album, "Hard Up" peaked at #33 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 14 weeks.
Eric was featured on the "Def By Temptation" movie soundtrack with the track, "In a Sexy Mood" which peaked at #43 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 11 weeks. Eric was featured on Keisha Jackson's 1991 album, "Keisha" on the track "Love Don't Walk Away."
In 1991, Eric released his sophomore album, "Can't Wait to Get You Home" peaked at #44 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.

The title song peaked at #12 on Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart, staying on the chart for 17 weeks. The follow-up single, "Straight From My Heart" peaked at #24 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 12 weeks.
In 1994, Eric released his last album to date, "Process of Elimination" which peaked at #55 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
The title song peaked at #23 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 20 weeks & #63 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The follow-up single from the album, "Driving Me Crazy" didn't appear to make the charts at all. After that, it seems as if Eric Gable has faded into obscurity. Nothing much has been heard from him since.

To see the music video for "Remember the First Time," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzLi5wT3sQ4

To see a fan-made video for "Love Has Got to Wait," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n24uzaegYF8

To see a video of Eric performing "Hard Up" on "Soul Train," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5j8GlDhc7w

To see the music video for "Can't Wait To Get You Home," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw1Brpd8CSw

To see a fan-made video for "Straight from My Heart," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5bxELtev_4

To see the music video for "Process of Elimination," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1FGhlO0rVw

To see a fan-made video for "Driving Me Crazy," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9w0NNLLotE




[updated on 05\08\12]

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