“Explicit Lyrics” is a 12″ from The Blackwell Project” that features an electro-funkish groove with spoken word samples. Reminiscent of Hardcastle’s “19”.
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Maurice White’s Top 10 R&B cover of “Stand By Me” is featured on this UK 12″ in an Extended Dance Remix and Instrumental, remixed by Eric “E.T.” Thorngren.
The promo 12″ of Graham Parker’s “Wake Up (Next To You)” features the LP Version and an edit version, it’s the only US Top 40 hit Parker ever enjoyed.
Very Brief: Remember this? Yeah, I don’t feel any better about this record than I did about that one. What can I say about “The Prince Mix” that hasn’t already been said? I could say it is awesome, the best medley of Prince songs I have ever heard in my life! That’s never been said about […]
This 12″ promo from The Family features the 3:10 edit version of “The Screams Of Passion” on both sides. That edit has never been available on CD.
The Mastermind Megamix comes from a UK Limited Edition 12″ of “Hangin’ On A String (Contemplating)” by Loose Ends. Also includes the Extended Dance Mix.
This 12″ release from the UK features remixes by Frankie Knuckles and Twilight Firm of “Hangin’ On A String (Contemplating)” by Loose Ends.
The “Go On Without You” 12″ promo single by Shirley Murdock and produced by Roger Troutman features LP, instrumental, edit versions and an extended mix.
The 12″ promo release of “As We Lay” by Shirley Murdock features a remix, edit and Midnight Mix of the song produced by Roger Troutman.
Shirley Murdock’s 12″ promo release of “No More” features remix, instrumental and edit versions of the Roger Troutman produced track.
The 12″ release of Sting’s “If You Love Somebody Set Them Free” features mixes by John “Jellybean” Benitez and William Orbit.
The 12″ release of Phil Collins’ “Sussudio” features John “Tokes” Potoker’s extended remix and the b-side only track “The Man With The Horn”.
“Girl If You Take Me Home” is an answer record to Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam’s “I Wonder If I Take You Home” which was written and produced by Full Force.
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam’s “I Wonder If I Take You Home” topped Billboard’s Club Play chart for 1 week and the 12 Inch Singles Sales chart for 2 weeks.
The Jets first single “Curiosity” was a #8 R&B and #21 Dance hit. It was co-written and co-produced by Jerry Knight and remixed by Louil Silas, Jr.
This 1985 UK 7″ features Paul Hardcastle’s ‘Labour Of Love Mix’ of “You’re The One For Me” and “Keep On” mixed by Francois Kevorkian and Hubert Eaves III.
The “Method Of Modern Love” special limited edition two-record UK 7″ single includes the live tracks “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” and “Maneater”.
Prince’s “Pop Life” 12″ features Fresh Dance Mixes of “Pop Life” & “Hello”. The a-side remix is by Sheila E. The b-side is a rarity in the digital world.
This 1985 12″ release by Prince brought us two wonderful “new” mixes of “Raspberry Beret” and the non-album b-side “She’s Always In My Hair”.
The single “Legs” came from the 1986 album “In Visible Silence”, the second collection of quirky synth based music/noise from the English avant-gardians.
“Everybody Dance” was the first single from Ta Mara & The Seen’s debut self-titled album of 1985. It’s the only single the group placed in the Hot 100.
Kate Bush’s first and only Top 40 hit in America was “Running Up That Hill”. This European 12″ features extended and instrumental versions.
Hall & Oates with David Ruffin & Eddie Kendricks released the live medley of “The Way You Do The Things You Do / My Girl” in 1985. It was a Top 40 Pop & R&B hit.
This 12″ vinyl rip from Jimmy G And The Tackheads features remixed and scratch versions of “Break My Heart”. A joint effort produced by George Clinton and Steve Washington.
The “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” 12″ features the 7:06 album version on the A-side backed with a radio edit and the “Groove” version on the B-side. It seems that the edit and groove versions have never been available on CD.