Today’s trax



Close to you  –  B T Express (Written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David … with Barbara Joyce on co-lead vocals – B T Express made their version, the definitive Soul version)

I want to dance with me (dance with me)  –  Ritchie Family (Trak was called ‘Dance with me’ on their lp … studio female group created by the late Jacques Morali – a French man with a Disco vision …

Far out  –  Crown Height Affair (Named after a district of Brooklyn, New York City … this self-contained was going from strength to strength since signing with De-lite Records)

Alright  –  B.O.P. featuring Earl Bennett (This trak first turned up as The Underground E.P (extended play) credited to Brothers of Peace also known as Paul Scott & Bryan ‘Shank’ Thompson before been given a single release)

Today’s trax



Can I  – David Peaston (A regular winner of ‘Showtime at The Apollo’ (New York) … a single release for Eddie Eddie Kendricks)

Baby i need your loving  –  Double Exposure (Known for being the artists who released the first commercially available 12 inch … they put a disco beat behind The Four Tops 1966 hit)

Cameosis  –  Cameo (Before Larry Blackmon’s ‘codpiece wearing’ era – there was this octet Funk assemblage)

Never miss the water  –  Chaka Khan featuring Me’Shell NdegeOcello (One of Frankie Knuckles greatest mixes)

Today’s trax



Summer (the first time)  –  Millie Jackson (Millie put her own salacious slant on Bobby Goldsboro’s ‘younger man – older woman’ saga turning it into ‘older man – younger woman’)

Put your body in it  –  Stephanie Mills (Twentieth Century Fox Records – Stephanie’s new label wasted no time in tying her up with up and coming hot writers/producers James M’tume & Reggie Lucas)

Jam (Let’s take it to the streets)  –  Five Special (From the lp ‘Special Edition’ on Elektra and produced by Ron Banks of The Dramatics)

How does it feel  –  Househedz featuring Jacque (Co-written by Jacque & Dennis Ferrer  and released on Tony Humphries’s Yellorange Records)