Today’s trax



Just can’t say hello  –  Double Exposure (Known for the first 12 inch record to be commercially available which was mixed Walter Gibbons … written by Vince Montana and Ronnie Walker – this song had been previously been recorded by Ronnie with Vince as producer)

Dance little dreamer –  Bionic Boogie (New York studio band written/arranged/produced by Gregg Diamond … i can still remember picking up the three trak import promo 12″ near Mile End Underground station in London)

Give me  –  I level (U.K Funk trio who had an impact on U.S. dance  floors … released on Virgin in the U.K. and in the U.S. on Epic/CBS who remixed it for their market … they were the featured musicians on a Lenny Henry comedy album)

Rise – Soul Providers featuring Michelle Shellers (Soul Providers are a U.S. House/Garage duo  based in Baltimore …  Michelle made this trak an instant anthem  … Bini & Martini on the mixing desk)

Today’s trax



Searching for another love  –  Soul Train Gang (Named after Soul Train – the U.S. black music television show   … recorded for Soul Train Records which metamorphosed into Solar Records)

Staying alive  –  Salsoul Orchestra (Producer/writer/arranger extraordinaire and Salsoul Orchestra supremo Vince Montana decides to delve into The Bee Gees songbook)

Watch out  –  Brandi Wells (Former vocalist of ‘Slick’ known for trax ‘Space Bass’ and the very risqué ‘Sexy Cream’ … produced and co-writer by Nick Martinelli … released on the wonderfully titled We Men Of Talent (WMOT) records)

If i say stop – then stop  –  Phil Edwards (Put together by the late Peter Rahoufer for GiG Records in Austria but recorded in New York – featuring Jocelyn Brown & Connie Harvey on background vocals … i was introduced to Peter by Jocelyn Brown at The Jazz Cafe’ London – some years ago)

Today’s trax



Tired of being your fool  –  Love Committee (From the ashes of the vocal group ‘The Ethics’ came ‘Love Committee’ via a few odd singles including one on Norman Harris’s Golden Fleece Records … also featured writer, producer, arranger Ron Tyson)

Disco Connection  –  Isaac Hayes Movement (After the demise of Stax Records – Isaac started a production company ‘Hot Buttered Soul’ …  his band released this single – from the lp of the same name released on ABC Records)

Mother Nature  –  Mastermind (A nine piece self-contained Funk band who released their one and only lp on New York’s seminal record label Prelude)

Father  –  Kenny Bobien (Kenny – ‘The High Priest of Gospel House’  releases this trak from his only ‘Soundmen on Wax’  album … written by Moise Laporte)