Trax feat. Chuck Stanley, Saturday Night Band, Mads Dog Fire Department, Rozlyn Sorrel

The finer things in life  –  Chuck Stanley (Released on Def Jam Records as part of their “Original Black Records” subsidary – from the album of the same name … Soul Music on a Hip hop label)

Come on dance dance  –  Saturday Night Band (A Prelude Record release … written & produced by Moses Dillard with his musical partner Jesse Boyce – lead single from a 3 trak album)

Cosmic Funk  –  Mad Dog Fire Department (Written and arranged by Tommy Stewart and released on 12″ on Henry Stone’s TK Records … this trak was become a cult following – along with Tommy’s releases including his compositions and productions)

Sucker for candy  –  Rozlyn Sorrel (Written and produced by Paul Simpson and released on Atlantic Records … this track was overlooked when originally released and hopefully this blog will change this – /a new classic’


Trax feat. Ohio Players, Love Committee, Funk Factory, Lenny Fontana

Heaven must be like this –  Ohio Players (The Players signed to Mercury Records after leaving Westbound … known for their Funk trax – the Players dropped this Soul masterpiece to show their versatility & talent)

Where will it end  –  Love Committee (Formerly know as ‘The Ethics’ then releasing as few singles before coming on board Norman Harris’s Gold Mind Records, a unit of Salsoul … written Ron Tyson, Alan Felder & Norman Harris – mixed by Walter Gibbons)

Watusi dance  –  Funk Factory (F.Factory released a one off Jazz Fusion on Atco, a subsidary of Atlantic Records … featuring a stellar cast of Jazz session players including Steve Gadd, Michal Urbaniak, Gerald Brown – and has recently being re-released on Japanese cd as part of ‘Atlantic 1000 R&B Best Collection)

Thinking about your love  –  Lenny Fontana presents The Exclusive Club feat. Freddie Turner (Former Paradise Garage club participant was inspired enough to become a world renowned dj & producer … released on France’s Distant Records)

Trax feat. Kenny Lattimore, Love Deluxe, Circle Band, Luther Vandross

Can’t get enough  –  Kenny Lattimore (Before he became ‘Mr. Chante Moore’ – Kenny  was also a Columbia recording artist and was one of the featured artist on the movie sound trak “Love Jones” starring Nia Long & Isaiah Washington)

Here comes that sound  –  Love Deluxe (Alan Hawkshaw created this studio band, he was a U.K. studio musician and television theme writer … he also released a variety of albums described as ‘Library Music’ – albums mainly for industry use)

Magic  –  Circle City Band (Originally released on Circle City Records before being picked up for national distribution by Becket Records … they have now released an album on ‘Luv n Haight Records)

Are you using me  –  Luther Vandross  (Being known as top session vocalist after his band “Luther” was no more … after signing to Columbia Records for a number of years he jumped ship for this one-off album for EMI/Virgin – mixed by Masters At Work)