Today’s trax


Crescent moon  –  Dj Spen & The MuthaFunkaz presents Marc Evans (Producer Dj Spen or Sean Spencer to his family departs Basement Boys but does not dilute on quality)

Oh happy day  –  Roberta Kelly (Giorgio Moroder puts a Disco beat to the Edwin Hawkin Singers Gospel chestnut)

Can’t get away  –  Carol Williams (Carol jumped ship from Salsoul Records to Vanguard moving genres from Disco to Boogie … produced by Darryl Payne)

The way  –  Funky Green Dogs (Featuring uncredited Pamela Williams – produced by Murk also known as Ralph Falcon and Oscar Gaetan)

Today’s trax



Do me baby  –  Meli’sa Morgan (This trak is a Prince composition – Meli’sa came to my interest via the studio concept ‘High Fashion’ …  a version of this trak is featured in the movie Rush Hour 3 featuring Chris Tucker opening sequence)

Street talk  –  B. C. G. (B.C. Generation was credited on different releases … Bob Crewe was writer & producer for the Four Seasons amongst others also was the writer Lady Marmalade – a major hit for Labelle and later Christina Aguilera, Li’l Kim, Maya & Pink from movie Moulin Rouge)

Believing in love – Defunkt (Leader Joe Bowie was for a while part of James White & The Black … first assigned to Joe Boyd’s Hannibal Records – Defunkt have released  live recordings, however being present was sheer joy)

Do me again  –  Farley Jackmaster Funk featuring Xavier Gold (Known as Cynthia Baker to family ,,, this vocalist have recorded for a variety of quality producers and labels but is known mainly for her Hot Mix Five single – released on Farley’s House label based in Chicago)

Today’s trak



When a man cries  –  Tony Terry (Written by Jerry & Katreese Barnes who were in the band ‘Juicy’ … Jerry now play bass with Nile Rogers’s Chic whilst Katreese has provided background vocals for Patti Labelle, Alicia Keys, Will Downing, Byron Stingily and others)

Hot love  –  Charo (John Davis of The Monster Orchestra replaced Vincent Montana Jnr as writer & producer for Charo second Salsoul album … this trak is either inspired by ‘Love is in the air –  John Paul Young’ or vice versa)

Washing machine  –  N.C.C.U. (After Donald Byrd brought The Blackbyrds to the public’s attention he tried again with this band – however because they were assigned to United Artists the same label as Brass Construction they were left in the shade)

The Exodus  –  Wall of Faith ( As House/Garage music mutates to keep alive and more interesting – comes this slice of Jazz-House  released on Jazz Club out of New Jersey where for a while the bulk of U.S. Garage was produced)