Trax feat. Solo, Gayle Adams, Inner Circle, A:xus feat. Naomi

Heaven  –  Solo (there has been several artist(s) named Solo – this quartet are an accappela group who were assigned to writers/producers extraordinaire Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis’s Perspective Records … from their album ‘Solo’)

Plain out of luck  –  Gayle Adams (Released as a b-side 12 inch in the U.K. on Prelude/Epic imprint – this is a Willie Lester & Rodney Brown composition/production who were also involved musically with Bobby Thurston along with Sharon Redd)

Everything is Great  –  Inner Circle (Released on Island Records … this trak is purport to be Reggae but it is truly Funky –  ‘we’ve got the Boogie for you’ are part of the chorus)

Bagdad Cafe’ (Callin U)  –  A:xus feat. Naomi (Cover version of the title trak from a movie of the same name – set in the desert and based around the visitors & inhabitants of said cafe … there was also a television series featuring Whoopi Goldberg)

Trax feat. Loleatta Holloway, Faith Hope & Charity, The Blackbyrds, Praise Cats & Andrea Love

I’m in love  –  Loleatta Holloway (written by Bobby Womack and was previously a hit for both Bobby and Wilson ‘Wicked’ Pickett – Loleatta decided to try her luck at this ‘everygreen’ … from the album “Queen of the night” on Gold Mind/Salsoul Records)

A time for celebration  –  Faith, Hope & Charity feat. The Choice Four (Writer/arranger/producer Van McCoy has been with his muses F, H, & C. for a number of years when Zulema Cusseaux was part of the group before leaving for a solo career … Choice Four was also produced by Van McCoy)

The Blackbyrds Theme  –  the Blackbyrds (Put together by the trumpet supremo whilst Donald Byrd whilst at his tenure at Howard University, Washington U.S.A. … assigned to Fantasy Records – this is a trak from their second album release “Flying Start”)

We got love  –  Praise Cats feat. Andrea Love (Released on Eric Morillo’s Subliminal Records – Chicagoan based Eric Miller writer/producer released singles under a variety of pseudonyms on a variety of labels … Andrea Love was one one of Eric’s several featured vocalists who also worked with Italian dj/producers)

Trax feat. Harold Melvin The Blue Notes feat. Teddy Pendergrass, France Joli, Tony’s Camillo’s Dynamite, Urban Blues Project &Michael Procter

Be for real  –  Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes feat. Theodore Pendergrass (Teddy has to have a word with his woman who has become snooty bitch (after his success) no longer wants to associate with people from ‘lower development homes’)

Come to me  –  France Joli (France was supposedly just 15 when blasted the airwaves and the dance floors when this was released … written & produced by Tony Green in Canada, then fine-tuned in Philadelphia U.S.A – released there on Marvin Schlachter’s Prelude Records)

Dynomite  –  Tony’s Camillo’s Bazuka (Said to be inspired by a word that was repeated in the  popular American television sit-com “Good Times” about a black family  and their woes – where one of the main character used it as a catch-phrase … released on A & M Records)

Love don’t live  –  Urban Blues Project presents Michael Procter (Brian Tappert & Mark Pomeroy collectively known as Urban Blues Project … having released a single on Bassline, they sets up Soulfuric Records for their output)