Trax featured Millie Jackson, Phyliss Hyman, Sun, Satoshi Tomiie presents Shellshock

If i’m not in love by Monday  –  Millie Jackson (Millie was known for her raunchy performances vocally and live … Millie took the “Country & Western” standard made famous by Merle Haggard – slowed it down and made it into a Soul classic)

Leavin’ the good life behind  –  Phyliss Hyman Phyllis was discovered by George Kerr and assigned her to his ‘Double K’ production company … her first single was produced by him and released on “Private Stock Records” – mixed by Tom Moulton)

Turn the music up  –  Sun (‘Sun’ was a ten piece self-contained Soul/Funk from Dayton U.S.A. … headed by Byron Byrd they were signed on the dotted line for “Capitol Records” who released most of their out-put – from the album “Eclipse”)

K-Jee  –  Satoshi Tomiie presents Shellshock (Japanese born Satoshi was affililiated with Frankie Knuckles & Robert Owens via an early single release on “FFRR Records” … arranged, produced and mixed by Satoshi)

 

Trax featured The Whispers, Gloria Gaynor, Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Quentin Harris feat. Jason Walker

A Song for Donny  –  The Whispers (As a tribute to Donny Hathaway – the original song was re-named and re-lyric-ed by Carrie Lucas …  called ‘This Christmas’ written by Donny & was featured on the album “Happy holidays to you” – The Whispers on Solar Records)

Casanova Brown  –  Gloria Gaynor (A trak from Gloria’s second long player release on MGM Records and produced by “Disco Corporation of America” & mixed by Tom Moulton … features the lyrics ‘The story of Little Red Riding Hood – the Big Bad Wolf was up to no good’)

Stretchin’ out (like a Rubber Band)  –  Bootsy’s Rubber Band (William ‘Bootsy’ Collins became part of James Brown’s Funk entourage … he later tied up with George Clinton’s ‘Parliament’ and his other Funk acts … written/produced by Clinton & Collins on Warner Brothers Records)

Can’t stop  –  Quentin Harris feat. Jason Walker (Written by ‘L.A & Babyface’ who were part of ‘The Deele on “Solar Records” – originally recorded by After 7 … produced by Quentin Harris and released on Strictly Rhythm Records)

Trax featured Barry White, Tuxedo Junction, Mark Soskin, Full Moon feat. Carolyn Harding

Girl it’s true, I’ll always love you  –  Barry White (Barry made musical inroads whilst working at California’s Bronco Records as a writer/producer in the Sixties before becoming an artist in his own right –   from the album “Stone Gon'” released by 20th Century Fox Records)

Foxtrot  –  Tuxedo Junction (Butterfly Records supremo A.J. Cervantes had great ideas for his label but it came crashing down due to the “Disco Demolition” backlash held in Chicago – Tuxedo Juction was a studio group put together by West Coast America mega-producers “Rinder & Lewis” … vocals by Marti McCall, Sue Allen, Marilyn Jackson & Jamie Edlin)

Walk tall  –  Mark Soskin (Pianist/Writer Mark released a rare 12 inch on Jazz label ‘Prestige Records’ …from the album “Rhythm Vision” produced by Orrin Keepnews – founder of both ‘Riverside’ & ‘Milestone Records’ labels)

The more i get  –  Full Moon feat. Carolyn Harding (Vocally inspired by the Teddy Pendergrass trak of the same name  … tagged as ‘Hip-House’ where a Rapper is included in the mix – released on Krazie Noise Records)