Darondo drove a white Rolls Royce Silver Cloud, was a California property magnate and lived well. He also made some fantastic records. His 1974 single I'm Gonna Love You still sounds fresh out of the box. It's got Al Green's soft punch, The Isley Brothers' strut, The O'Jays' jubilance and Marvin's swagger.
The Listen To My Song collection has got more like that, you know: