Who wrote the song tighten up?
What does the phrase tighten up mean?
: to become more strict or effective or to make (something) more strict or effective Security around the building has tightened up recently. They tightened up security around the building.
Was Archie Bell in the military?
The real Archie Bell was never in Vietnam, was never wounded (“Nah, man, I never saw any combat,” he says) and was discharged from the Army in 1969. His oldest brother fought in Vietnam, as did every member of his unit from basic training.
Where are Archie Bell and the Drells from?
Born to African-American parents Langston and Ruthie Bell in Henderson, Texas, United States, Archie is the second oldest of seven brothers, and the brother of USC and NFL football player Ricky Bell, and former world karate champion and singer, Jerry Bell. He also is related to the record producer, Thom Bell.