Today’s trax

 

How to love – Sister Sledge (From the 1st lp produced by Chic -that has been skipped over for the uptempo trax)

Promised Land – Melba Moore (From lp ‘Dancing with Melba’ – a remixed/edited album with a little known dj Ritchie Rivera on the console)

What the funk – The Memphis Horns (The horn section behind Stax records – shows they were worthy of being in front also)

I need somebody – Kechia Jenkins (This was when Profile decided to make their female vocalists more ‘high profile’)

Trax feat. Luther Vandross with Martha Wash, Harry Thuman, Sweet Thunder, Jocelyn Brown

 

 

I who have nothing – Luther Vandross (Written by Leiber & Stoller featuring Martha Wash … Luther had a cover version on every solo album but they were all pale compared to this … originally sung by Ben E King however inspired by an Italian composition)

Underwater – Harry Thuman (A piece of electronica Giorgio Moroder would have been proud of)

Everybody’s singing love songs – Sweet Thunder (Featured Booker Newberry 111 on this jazz-funk rarity)

Freedom – Jocelyn Brown (The No.1 jobbing session leading vocalist – famous for dropping vocals for Disco,Boogie,Jazz, Reggae Garage/House genres … this is courtesy of her Sweet Chocolate Prod. co.)

Today’s trax

If i was your woman – Stephanie Mills (written by Pam Sawyer,Clay McMurray and Gloria ‘Tainted Love’ Jones for Jobete Music – Motown publishing arm)

Lipstick – Michael Polnareff (O.s.t of the same name … French writer,producer, arranger known for ‘La poupee qui fait non’
later resurrected by Cristina prod. by Kid Creole on Ze)

Cocoa Funk – Carlos Franzetti (South American arranger and allrounder came up this underground jazz-groover)

Freedom – Jocelyn Brown (The No.1 jobbing session leading vocalist – famous for dropping vocals for Disco,Boogie Jazz, Reggae & Garage/House genres … this is courtesy of her Sweet Chocolate Prod. co.)