Trax featured The Emotions, Don Ray, Young & Company, Nulife feat. Kenny Bobien

Key to my heart  –  The Emotions (The Emotions consists of three sisters – Sheila, Wanda & Jeanette Hutchinson … co-written by Verdine White and produced by ‘Earth, Wind & Fire”s production company ARC – these Chicago based ladies previously recorded for Stax Records)

Body and Soul  –  Don Ray (From his only album release ‘The Garden of Love’ from Marc Cerrone’s French production company/label Malligator Records set-up … named Raymond Donnez whose arrangement ands musicianship was featured on many French recordings)

(Strut your stuff) Sexy Lady  – Young & Company (Named after the three brothers – William, Michael & Kenneth Young and the rest of the band … released on Brunswick Records in the U.S.A. and licensed to Excaliber in the U.K.)

My joy  –  Nulife feat. Kenny Bobien (Nulife was a pseudonym for dj/writer/producer & record label owner Frankie Feliciano … “Godfather of Gospel-House” – Kenny is the lyricist – released on Frankie’s  Ricantruction Records)

Trax featured Etta James, Salsoul Orchestra, James Brown, Dj Spen & The MuthaFunkaz

Silent Night  –  Etta James (Named Jamesetta Hawkins and she was discovered Johnny Otis who changed her professional name – he also  included his touring review … she was later recorded for Modern, Kent & Chess Records)

God rest ye merry gentlemen  –  Salsoul Orchestra (After the success of ‘Christmas Jollies’ – Salsoul decided it would be appropiate to for a second Christmas album … with Patrick Adams at the helm using his various musical associates)

Santa Claus go straight to the Ghetto  –  James Brown (From the album ‘A Soulful Christmas’ – with “Soul Brother No.1” James Brown dressed up on the album cover as Santa … written by Pee Wee Ellis, Hank Ballard & Charles Bobbit)

Our First Christmas  –  Dj Spen and The MuthaFunkaz  (Released on the Japan’s “Grand Gallery presents Christmas Time” compilation cd – Sean Spencer was part of ‘The Basement Boys’ before forming the Baltimore based “The MuthaFunkaz” – a Gospel-House loosely based vocal group)

Trax featured Bare Knuckle Soul, First Choice, David Joseph, Robbie Rivera feat. Shawnee Taylor

Just right  –  Bare Knuckle Soul (Sheffield, U.K. based group released this trak from their own “Knuckle Imprint Records” … their sound harks back to Soul’s heyday of the Seventies when the vocals, arrangement & musicianship were second to none)

Let me down easy  –  First Choice (A cover version which was recorded in Munich, Germany with vocals added at Philadelphia U.S.A. … it was part of a medley which was produced, then edited by Tom Moulton for single release – from the album ‘Hold your horses’ on Salsoul Records)

Live it up (Nite people)  –  David Joseph  (David was an intergral part of the self-contained London Funk band ‘Hi-Tension’ and was also one of their lead vocalists … he later became a solo artist staying with “Island Records” his group’s label)

Robbie Rivera feat. Shawnee Taylor  –  Funk-a-Tron (Drop that funk) (Robbie goes for the harder edged House that he is known for … Shawnee has been the featured vocalist on some of ‘House Music’ labels & producers trax – released on “Subliminal Records”)