Posts Tagged ‘Arthur Baker’

Natalie Cole (1990) Wild Women Do 12″

Natalie Cole (1990) Wild Women Do 12"

The 1990 12″ release of “Wild Women Do” by Natalie Cole features remixes by David Frank & Mic Murphy plus a mix by Arthur Baker to close out the 2nd side.

Sheena Easton (1991) What Comes Naturally 12″

Sheena Easton (1991) What Comes Naturally 12"

“What Comes Naturally” was Sheena Easton’s first album of the 90’s and her last Top 40 single. This 12″ features mixes by Louil Silas, Jr. and Arthur Baker.

Sheena Easton (1991) What Comes Naturally 12″ Promo

Sheena Easton (1991) What Comes Naturally 12" Promo

The 12″ promo of Sheena Easton’s “What Comes Naturally” features 4 remixes by Arthur Baker. It was Easton’s last Top 40 hit.

Imagination (1987) Instinctual UK 7″

Imagination (1987) Instinctual UK 7"

“Instinctual” was Imagination’s last to chart in the US, and it topped the Dance chart, while sadly not crossing to R&B, and only getting to #62 in Britain.

Neneh Cherry (1989) Buffalo Stance UK 12″

Neneh Cherry (1989) Buffalo Stance UK 12"

This UK 12″ release of “Buffalo Stance” by Neneh Cherry features mixes by Arthur Baker and The Dynamic Duo of Neneh’s 1989 #1 Dance hit.

Paul McCartney (1984) No More Lonely Nights 7″

Paul McCartney (1984) No More Lonely Nights 7"

The Brief: 15 years after it was reported that “Paul is dead”, McCartney released the album ‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ a soundtrack album to the 1984 film of the same name.  The album was mostly re-works of familiar Beatles and Wings tunes but, also included the Top 10 pop hit “No More Lonely […]

Arthur Baker (1984) Breaker’s Revenge 12″ Promo

Arthur Baker (1984) Breaker's Revenge 12" Promo

Breakdancing’s where it’s at, Say where it’s at, say where it’s at,
Say, breakdancing’s where it’s at, Breakdancing’s where it’s at.

Version of Atlantic LP 80154 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack “Beat Street”

Robbie Nevil (1986) C’est La Vie 12″

Robbie Nevil (1986) C'est La Vie 12"

“C’est La Vie” was the first single that Robbie released as a solo artist and it brought him immediate success scoring #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 at Hot Dance/Disco. His self-titled debut album reached #37 on the Billboard 200 and #32 on the Billboard Hot Black Albums chart.

Diana Ross – Swept Away 12″ Promo

Diana Ross - Swept Away 12" Promo

“Swept Away” is a song written by Daryl Hall & Sara Allen and produced by Daryl Hall & Arthur Baker for Diana Ross. The single is from the album of the same name that was released in 1984 and reached #26 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The week that “Swept Away” hit the Hot 100 it was the highest debut song of the week.

Mick Jagger – Just Another Night 12″

Mick Jagger - Just Another Night 12"

“Just Another Night” is the highest charting single on the Billboard Hot 100 for Mick Jagger as a solo artist. The track is from his 1985 solo debut ‘She’s The Boss’. The song was produced by Jagger with Bill Laswell and recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas. Remix on the 12″ done by Francois Kevorkian and Ron St. Germain with additional overdubs by Arthur Baker.

Planet Patrol – I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) 12″

Planet Patrol - I Didn't Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) 12"

The A Side: I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) (Vocal) 6:57 The B Side: I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock and Roll) (Instrumental) 6:15 Play At Your Own Risk (Acapella Version) 6:06 The Brief: “I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw […]

Robbie Nevil – Dominoes 12″

Robbie Nevil - Dominoes 12"

Robbie Nevil’s release of “Dominoes” comes from his debut LP. This 12″ features a remix and dub by Arthur Baker with edits by Junior Vasquez.

Rockers Revenge – The Harder They Come 12″ Promo

Rockers Revenge - The Harder They Come 12" Promo

The A Side: The Harder They Come 6:25 / Motherlode 1:50 The B Side: The Harder They Come 6:00 / Motherlode 1:30 The Harder They Come (Accapella Version) 4:30 The Brief: The Arthur Baker project Rockers Revenge followed up “Walking On Sunshine” with “The Harder They Come”, a tune written by Jimmy Cliff. Baker once […]

Rockers Revenge – Walking On Sunshine 12″

Rockers Revenge - Walking On Sunshine 12"

Rockers Revenge was a studio musical project, assembled by producer Arthur Baker. Its initial entry on the Hot Dance Club Play chart, “Walking on Sunshine” (an Eddy Grant composition, featuring vocals by Donnie Calvin) hit #1 on the U.S. dance chart in 1982. The track reached #4 on the UK Singles Chart in September 1982. The tracks on this 12” were mixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez and Baker.

Jeffrey Osborne – You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) 12″

Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) 12"

Jeffrey Osborne’s highest charting single on the Hot 100 was “You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)”. The 12” features remixes by Arthur Baker.

Hall & Oates – Method Of Modern Love 12″ Promo

Hall & Oates - Method Of Modern Love 12"

The A Side: Method Of Modern Love (Remix by Arthur Baker) 7:50 The B Side: Method Of Modern Love (Dub Version) 6:18 Bank On Your Your Love 4:37 The Brief: Well, let’s figure, if you are here at this blog, you already know the Hall & Oates story. How many times has it been told […]

The Cars – Hello Again 12″

The Cars - Hello Again 12"

The A Side: Hello Again (Remix Version/Vocal) 5:54 Hello Again (Dub Version) 6:02 The B Side: Hello Again (LP Version/Vocal) 3:47 The Brief: All of the surviving, original members of The Cars have recently reunited to record the new album “Move Like This” and have embarked on a tour in support of it. Lead singer […]

Tom Tom Club – Call Of The Wild 12″

Tom Tom Club - Call Of The Wild 12"

The A Side: Call Of The Wild (12″ Remix) 6:53 Genius Of Love (Live) 6:01 The B Side: Call Of The Wild (12″ Club Mix) 7:38 Wordy Rappinghood (Live) 6:15 The Brief: Another track from the delightfully quirky Tom Tom Club, “Call Of The Wild” is from the US release of their 1988 LP ‘Boom […]

New Edition – Candy Girl 12″

New Edition - Candy Girl 12"

Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike… and Ralph. Collectively as New Edition, as solo artists and with side projects, this talented group of youngsters generated numerous hits throughout the 80s and into the 90s. “Candy Girl” comes from the band’s debut album on Maurice Starr’s Streetwise Records. Starr produced the recordings for the album and managed the group during their first tour. This 12″ has an extended version of the song with a “Sing-A-Long Version” on the flip side.

Jill Jones – Mia Bocca 12″ Promo

Jill Jones – Mia Bocca 12″ Promo

Jill Jones’ first single was “Mia Bocca”, featured on this 12″ with extended & dub versions plus an extended version of the non-album track “77 Bleeker St.”

Quincy Jones – I’ll Be Good To You 12” Promo

Quincy Jones - I’ll Be Good To You 12” Promo

In 1989 Quincy Jones put together a star studded album entitled ‘Back On The Block’ which produced this single, “I’ll Be Good To You” featuring Ray Charles and Chaka Khan on vocals. The single spent 2 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart and 1 week at #1 on the Hot Dance/Disco chart.

Planet Patrol – Planet Patrol LP

Planet Patrol - Planet Patrol LP

Side A: Cheap Thrills Danger Zone I Didn’t Know I Loved You (Till I Saw You Rock And Roll) Side B: Play At Your Own Risk It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference Don’t Tell Me The Brief: Planet Patrol was an electro group led by Arthur Baker and John Robie that released their one and […]

Daryl Hall – Dreamtime (12″ Promo)

Daryl Hall - Dreamtime 12" Promo

“Dreamtime” was the 1rst of 2 singles from Daryl Hall’s 1986 album “Three Hearts in the Happy Ending Machine”. It reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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