Posts Tagged ‘1985’

The Blackwell Project (1985) Explicit Lyrics 12″

The Blackwell Project (1985) Explicit Lyrics 12"

“Explicit Lyrics” is a 12″ from The Blackwell Project” that features an electro-funkish groove with spoken word samples. Reminiscent of Hardcastle’s “19”.

Maurice White (1985) Stand By Me UK 12″

Maurice White (1985) Stand By Me UK 12"

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.

Graham Parker And The Shot (1985) Wake Up (Next To You) 12″ Promo

Graham Parker And The Shot (1985) Wake Up (Next To You) 12" Promo

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.

The All Stars (1985) The Prince Mix NL 12″

The All Stars (1985) The Prince Mix 12"

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 […]

The Family (1985) The Screams Of Passion 12″ Promo

The Family (1985) The Screams Of Passion 12" Promo

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.

Loose Ends (1985) Hangin’ On A String (Mastermind Megamix) UK 12″

Loose Ends (1992) Hangin' On A String (Mastermind Megamix) UK 12"

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.

Loose Ends (1992) Hangin’ On A String UK 12″ Promo

Loose Ends (1985) Hangin' On A String (Contemplating) UK 12"

This 12″ release from the UK features remixes by Frankie Knuckles and Twilight Firm of “Hangin’ On A String (Contemplating)” by Loose Ends.

Shirley Murdock (1985) Go On Without You 12″ Promo

Shirley Murdock (1985) Go On Without You 12" Promo

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.

Shirley Murdock (1985) As We Lay 12″ Promo

Shirley Murdock (1985) As We Lay 12" Promo

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 (1985) No More 12″ Promo

Shirley Murdock (1985) No More 12" Promo

Shirley Murdock’s 12″ promo release of “No More” features remix, instrumental and edit versions of the Roger Troutman produced track.

Sting (1985) If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 12″

Sting (1985) If You Love Somebody Set Them Free 12"

The 12″ release of Sting’s “If You Love Somebody Set Them Free” features mixes by John “Jellybean” Benitez and William Orbit.

Phil Collins (1985) Sussudio 12″

Phil Collins (1985) Sussudio 12"

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”.

Full Force (1985) Girl If You Take Me Home 12″

Full Force (1985) Girl If You Take Me Home 12"

“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 with Full Force (1985) I Wonder If I Take You Home UK 12″

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force (1985) I Wonder If I Take You Home UK 12"

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 (1985) Curiosity 12″

The Jets (1985) Curiosity 12"

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.

D-Train (1985) You’re The One For Me UK 7″

D-Train (1985) You're The One For Me 7"

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.

Daryl Hall & John Oates (1985) Method Of Modern Love UK 2×7″

Daryl Hall & John Oates (1985) Method Of Modern Love UK 2x7"

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 (1985) Pop Life 12″

Prince (1985) Pop Life 12"

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.

Prince (1985) Raspberry Beret 12″

Prince (1985) Raspberry Beret 12"

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”.

Art Of Noise (1985) Legs 12″

Art Of Noise (1985) Legs 12"

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.

Ta Mara & The Seen (1985) Everybody Dance GER 12″

Ta Mara & The Seen (1985) Everybody Dance GER 12"

“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 (1985) Running Up That Hill EUR 12″

Kate Bush (1985) Running Up That Hill EUR 12"

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 (1985) The Way You Do The Things You Do / My Girl 12″

Hall & Oates (1985) The Way You Do The Things You Do-My Girl 12"

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.

Jimmy G And The Tackheads (1985) Break My Heart 12″

Jimmy G And The Tackheads (1985) Break My Heart 12"

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.

Freddie Jackson (1985) Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) 12″

Freddie Jackson (1985) Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) 12"

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.

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