Robert Duke Tillman

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Robert "Duke" Tillman

Blessed with a mellifluous croon that recalls Smokey Robinson and Al Green, Robert "Duke" Tillman started singing with a band called Wisdom and worked with the late McKinley Mitchell. Tillman became a lead vocalist with the energetic Freedom Band and later as lead singer for the “Drells” which was formerly known as “Archie Bell &The Drells”. With this association, Robert Tillman performed in concert halls with the Temptations, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes and many more well known vocal groups. After signing with Ace Records, Robert Tillman released his debut album, “Thinking Of You”. Robert’s Tillman’s Ace Records release, "Hurt By Love Before" is a classic. Robert’s third was recorded with Johnny Vincent's other label, Avanti Records,”Give Me Just One Chance”. The underrated “Coochie Whipped” CD showcases Robert’s many talents as vocalist, songwriter and producer. Finally, Robert Tillman’s latest CD entitled “Still Thinking” was released on Waldoxy Records.

Album Discography

"Thinking Of You" (Ace 1992)

1. Save You, Save Me
2. Still in Love With You
3. I'm Not Strong Enough
4. L.O.V.E.
5. Thinking of You (Nothing Takes the Place of You)
6. Don't Ever Take Your Love Away
7. I Forgot to Be Your Lover
8. My Day Is Coming
9. One on One
10. Thank God (She Can't Read My Mind)
11. Count on Me
12. God Bless Our Love
13. You Got the Hold on Me
14. I Wanna Go Home
15. Even Fools Have Feelings
16. Tear This House Down

"Hurt By Love Before" (Ace 1994)

1. I've Been Hurt by Love Before
2. I'm Not Tired
3. I Wanna Come Home to Stay
4. Mama's Baby, Daddy's Maybe
5. I Need Someone
6. One Step
7. Weak Fa Ya
8. Only the Lonely Knows
9. Don't Lie to Me
10. I'm Looking for a Lover
11. Pledging My Love
12. I Know

"Give Me Just One Chance" (Avanti 1998)

1. Give Me Just One Chance
2. Lucky Guy
3. You're the One
4. We Will Always Have Each Other
5. He Didn't Love You (But I Do)
6. Back up Train
7. Going on With My Baby
8. Your Love Divine
9. This Old Love
10. Understanding
11. You Been So Good to Me
12. Thinking of You (Nothing Takes the Place of You)
13. She's Good to You, Be Good to Her
14. This Is the Time

"Coochie Whipped" (4 Eversduke 2001)

1. Duke (Intro)/Duke Is in the House
2. Drop
3. I Found Love
4. Love Ya Tonight
5. Coochie Whipped
6. Doggone Right
7. Baby Come See Me
8. It's a Good Thang
9. Change Gone Come
10. Drop [Instrumental]

"Still Thinking" (Waldoxy 2003)

1. Can't Do Without You
2. Been Loving You To Long
3. Let's Get It On
4. Woman, Lover, Friend
5. Show Me Some Love
6. Still Thinking
7. Pump It Up
8. Right Love
9. W B G I O
10. Ain't That Loving You
11. It's All Good
12. You Babe

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