Posts Tagged ‘1983’

Sade (1983) Your Love Is King 12″

Sade (1983) Your Love Is King 12"

A – Your Love Is King (03:58)
B1 – Smooth Operator/Snake Bite (07:28)
B2 – Love Affair With Life (04:36)

Klymaxx (1983) Multi-Purpose Girls 12″ Promo

Klymaxx (1983) Multi-Purpose Girls 12" Promo

A – Multi-Purpose Girls (LP Version) (06:18)
B – Multi-Purpose Girls (Long Instrumental Version) (06:19)

Real To Reel (1983) Can You Treat Me Like She Does 12″ Promo

Real To Reel (1983) Can You Treat Me Like She Does 12" Promo

A – Can You Treat Me Like She Does? (Long Version) (06:17)
B – Can You Treat Me Like She Does? (Short Version) (04:16)

Captain Rapp (1983) Bad Times (I Can’t Stand It) 12″

Captain Rapp – Bad Times (I Can't Stand It) 12"

A – Bad Times (I Can’t Stand it) (06:57)
B1 – Bad Times (I Can’t Stand it) (Part 2) (05:34)
B2 – Bad Times (I Can’t Stand it) (Instrumental) (05:50)

Alexander (1983) Attitude 12″

Alexander (1983) Attitude 12"

Another early 12″ release by Alexander O’Neal featuring the track “Attitude” written by Alex & John A. Rivers, Jr., released on Rich Records of Minneapolis.

Mary Jane Girls (1983) Candy Man 12″

Mary Jane Girls (1983) Candy Man 12"

“Candy Man” by the Mary Jane Girls is featured on this 12″ in extended, edit and instrumental versions. It was written, arranged & produced by Rick James.

Rick James (1983) Cold Blooded 12″

Rick James (1983) Cold Blooded 12"

In 1983, Rick James topped the R&B singles chart for 6 weeks with “Cold Blooded”. This 12″ release features the album version and instrumental.

Cybotron (1983) Clear 12″

Cybotron (1983) Clear 12"

This 1983 12″ release features the remix by Jose “Animal” Diaz of “Clear” from Cybotron’s album ‘Enter’. It’s backed with the LP cut of “Industrial Lies”.

Cybotron (1983) Enter LP

Cybotron (1983) Enter LP

This early pressing of Cybotron’s ‘Enter’ LP features the original version of “Clear”. Cybotron is considered the forefather of the Detroit techno scene.

Twilight 22 (1983) Electric Kingdom 12″

Twilight 22 (1983) Electric Kingdom 12"

Twilight 22’s first ever release was the 12″ of “Electric Kingdom” in 1983. The single was a Top 10 hit on Billboard’s R&B and Dance charts.

Real Life (1983) Send Me An Angel 12″

Real Life (1983) Send Me An Angel 12"

This is the original 1983 12″ release of Real Life’s “Send Me An Angel”, not to be confused with the “Send Me An Angel ’89” remix.

Haircut One Hundred (1983) Prime Time UK 12″

Haircut One Hundred (1983) Prime Time UK 12"

Haircut One Hundred’s UK 12″ release of “Prime Time” features the Late Night Shopping Version with “Too Up Two Down” on the b-side.

Roman Holliday (1983) Stand By 12″

Roman Holliday (1983) Stand By 12"

“Stand By” is a 1983 song recorded by Roman Holliday, written by Steve & Rob Lambert, produced by Peter Collins and engineered by Phil Harding.

Greg Kihn Band (1983) Love Never Fails 12″ Promo

Greg Kihn Band (1983) Love Never Fails 12" Promo

This 1983 promo 12″ by the Greg Kihn Band features John Luongo at the controls for the “Long Remix” and the 8:02 “Dub” of “Love Never Fails”.

Prince (1983) Let’s Pretend We’re Married 12″

Prince (1983) Let's Pretend We're Married 12"

This 12″ vinyl rip comes from Prince’s “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” single of 1983. Featuring the album version and non-album b-side “Irresistible Bitch”.

Malcolm McLaren (1983) Double Dutch UK 12″

Malcolm McLaren (1983) Double Dutch UK 12"

This Malcom McLaren UK 12″ of “Double Dutch” features the New Dance Mix. “Double Dutch” was a #3 pop hit in the UK in 1983.

Billy Joel (1983) Tell Her About It 12″

Billy Joel (1983) Tell Her About It 12"

“Tell Her About It” was Billy Joel’s second #1 hit of his career. The 12″ release features a remix by John “Jellybean” Benitez.

Rick Springfield (1983) Human Touch 12″ Promo

Rick Springfield (1983) Human Touch 12" Promo

“Human Touch” was the 8th of 17 US Top 40 hits for Rick Springfield. This promo 12″ features a remix and instrumental by John Luongo.

Orbit (Featuring Carol Hall) (1983) All Shook Up 12″

Orbit (Featuring Carol Hall) (1983) All Shook Up 12"

Don Was produced this 1983 12″ release by Orbit. The record is a dance/electro cover of Elvis Presley’s 1957 #1 hit “All Shook Up”.

Kashif (1983) Stone Love 12″ Promo

Kashif (1983) Stone Love 12" Promo

“Stone Love” was Kashif’s second solo single to chart on the Billboard R&B charts where it reached #22. This promo 12″ features the album cut as the “Long Version” and includes an Instrumental version on the B-side.

The Reddings (1983) Hand Dance 12″

The Reddings (1983) Hand Dance 12"

Back in 2011, I posted the 7″ single of “Hand Dance” by The Reddings. In that post I lamented, “I have never been able find any info regarding an extended or remixed release of this song, which is a damned shame because I would really love to hear this one extended out about another 3-4 minutes.” Well, I’m out of luck on that as it obviously doesn’t exist. But, I did happen to find a 12″ release that contains the full 5:22 album cut. So, for posterity’s sake, here’s 33 seconds more of “Hand Dance” than what was on the 45…

Bill Summers and Summers Heat (1983) London Style LP

Bill Summers and Summers Heat (1983) London Style LP

‘London Style’ was the 7th and final LP released by Bill Summers and Summers Heat. Check out the Prince-influenced track “Suzi Plastic”.

Jonzun Crew (1983) Lost In Space LP

Jonzun Crew (1983) Lost In Space LP

The Jonzun Crew’s ‘Lost In Space’ LP was released in 1983 on Tommy Boy Records with catalog #TBLP-1001. This album received a limited CD release in 2001.

Glass (1983) Bedrok 12″

Glass (1983) Bedrok 12"

This 12″ vinyl rip features the full-length LP version of”Bedrok” from the 1983 album ‘Introducing Glass (Featuring John Williams)’ on HCRC Records.

Kraftwerk (1983) Tour De France UK 7″

Kraftwerk (1983) Tour De France UK 7"

Kraftwerk’s Tour De France UK 7″ release is the original mix on the A side and an Instrumental version on the B side.

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