Trax features Patti Labelle feat. Ron Isley, King Errisson, Herbie Hancock, Lood feat. Donell Rush

Gotta go solo  –  Patti Labelle feat. Ron Isley (Two old stalwarts get together – Ron Isley started on off having the family’s hits “Shout” & “Twist & Shout” covered by ‘Lulu’ & ‘The Beatles’ respectively … Patti’s group “The Bluebelles – as a quartet had a hit with “I sold my my heart to the Junkman” before one of them becoming member of “The Supremes”)

Disco Conga  –  King Errisson (Probably the most famous unknown percussionist in the world … he was part of “The Incredible Bongo Band” known for ‘Apache’ … a cover version has since become the ‘Magnum Opus’ for Hip-Hop fans & all who have seen ‘The Prince of Bel-Air’ feat. “Carlton”) !

Doin’ it  –  Herbie Hancock (Pianist/keyboardist virtuoso Herbie has worked with Miles Davis which inspired him to experiment musically … produced by ‘David Rubinson & Friends’ also featured top session aces including “Wah Wah Watson”, Ray Parker Jnr & Paul Jackson – from the album ‘Secrets’)

Shout-N-Out  –  Lood feat.Donell Rush (This was a joined effort by Lem Springsteen & John Ciafone … written Lem, Donell, John & Louie Vega – released on “Masters at Work” and distributed New York’s ‘Strictly Rhythm Records’)

Trax feat. Aretha Franklin, Loleatta Holloway, Don Blackman, Pound Boys

“A Summer Place”  –  Aretha Franklin (“A Summer Place” was an instrumental theme from a film of the same name – made famous by Percy Faith Orchestra, this is the vocal version by “The Queen Soul which was an independent release)

Good good feeling  _  Loleatta Holloway (Loleatta’s second album was again recorded Sigma Sound in Philadelphia – produced by Norman Harris for his ‘Harris Machine’ production  company – released on his “Gold Mind” imprint as part of the deal with Salsoul Records)

Dead hook-up Connection  –  Don Blackman (Known primarily for his first solo album on Arista Records … his keyboard wizardy can be found in works by Weldon Irvine, Lenny White, Bernard Wright and others)

Jack it up  –  Pound Boys (Released on “Look At You Records” formally of Denver, Colorado before it moved to Chicago where ‘House Music’ was born … co-written by Karen Gordon who known the “House Heads” as ‘Dajae’)

Trax feat. Vaneese Thomas, Patrick Juvet, The Commodores, Wall of Sound

Fortune  –  Vaneese Thomas (Born into a musical family – her father was the irrepressible Rufus Thomas … Vanessa was later part of “John Davis & The Monster Orchestra” and also released singles as the duo “Vanesse & Carolyn” which was arranged and/or produced by John Davis)

Lady Night  –  Patrick Juvet (French singer/model was assigned to Barclay Records in France with moderate success until Jacques Morali became his producer … based in New York Jacques was forefront of the Disco production who released Patrick’s albums on Casablanca in the U.S.)

I feel sanctified  –  The Commodores (Hailing from Alabama, U.S.A  – this sextet released a single produced by Jerry “Swamp Dogg’ Williams on Atlantic Records before been assigned to Motown Records where the became Soul mega-stars which includes Lionel Richie)

Critical  –  Wall of Sound feat. Gerald Latham (Written and produced by John Ciafone & Lem Springfield known also as “Mood ll Swing” … released on New York’s Eight Ball Records)