Posts Tagged ‘Jellybean Benitez’

Siedah Garrett (1985) Refuse To Be Loose 12″

Siedah Garrett (1985) Refuse To Be Loose 12"

A1 – Refuse To Be Loose (12″ Remix) (06:35) | A2 – Refuse To Be Loose (Remix / Edit) (04:12) | B1 – Refuse To Be Loose (Extended Remix) (07:24) | B2 – Refuse To Be Loose (Dub) (07:55) | B3 – Do You Want It Right Now (LP Version) (05:36)

Siedah Garrett (1985) Do You Want It Right Now 12″

Siedah Garrett (1985) Do You Want It Right Now 12"

A – Siedah Garrett – Do You Want It Right Now (Jellybean Remix) (06:40) | B1 – Deco – Survive (03:40) | B2 – John Van Tongeren & Jerry Hey – Show Me Your Stuff (06:28)

Talking Heads (2005) Rare 12″ Mixes UK 2xLP

Talking Heads (2005) Rare 12" Mixes 2xLP

This 2-record set is an unofficial compilation of classic Talking Heads tracks. Featuring remixes by John “Jellybean” Benitez and Razormaid.

Breakfast Club (1987) Right On Track 12″

Breakfast Club (1987) Right On Track 12"

The 12″ release of Breakfast Club’s “Right On Track” features a plethora of remixes by Jellybean, Chris Lord Alge and Timmy Regisford.

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.

John Waite (1987) These Times Are Hard For Lovers 12″

John Waite (1987) These Times Are Hard For Lovers 12"

The 12″ release of John Waite’s “These Times Are Hard For Lovers” features remixes by John “Jellybean” Benitez” and Rusty Garner.

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.

Olivia Newton-John (1986) Toughen Up 12″

Olivia Newton-John (1986) Toughen Up 12"

Ahhhh, the lovely Livvy fits right in this week. Love that big 80’s hair! Jellybean on the remix. No chart success at all? Should have been!

Earth, Wind & Fire (1983) Magnetic 12″

Earth, Wind & Fire (1983) Magnetic 12"

Earth, Wind & Fire’s 12″ release of “Magnetic” features John “Jellybean” Benitez’s Extended Dance Remix and Instrumental of this Top 10 R&B hit of 1983.

Breakfast Club (1987) Right On Track 7″

Breakfast Club (1987) Right On Track 7"

“Right On Track” came from The Breakfast Club’s one and only album release of the 80s. It was a Top 10 hit on the Pop and Dance singles charts.

James Ingram (1983) It’s Your Night 12″

James Ingram (1983) It's Your Night 12"

  Label: Qwest Records   Catalog#: 0-20270   Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 1/3 RPM   Country: US   Released: 1983 The A Side: It’s Your Night (Jellybean Remix) 7:02 It’s Your Night 5:26 (Jellybean Instrumental Remix) 5:26 The B Side: Yah Mo B There (with Michael McDonald) (Jellybean Remix) 6:38 Yah Mo B There (Jellybean Instrumental […]

George Benson (1984) 20/20 12″ Promo

If I knew back then, what I know now, If I understood the what, when, why and how, Now it’s clear to me what I should have done, But hindsight is 20/20, 20/20 vision.

Taja Sevelle (1988) Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me UK 12″

Taja Sevelle (1988) Wouldn't You Love To Love Me UK 12" (W8127 T)

Wouldn’t U love 2 love me, wouldn’t U? Wouldn’t U love 2 love me baby, wouldn’t U? Wouldn’t U love 2 be with me alone? Wouldn’t U love 2 have me 4 your very own?

Joe Jackson (1984) You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) 12″ Promo

Joe Jackson (1984) You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) 12" Promo

’cause I’ll tell you one thing, You can’t get what you want, Till you know what you want, Said you can’t get what you want, Till you know what you want.

Dan Hartman (1984) I Can Dream About You 12″ Promo

Dan Hartman (1984) I Can Dream About You 12" Promo

The Brief: Guest Blogger: Ric “The song that taught me how to count” That was what George Michael said about “Instant Replay” when he listed it as one of his all-time Top 10. The man behind that disco classic, Dan Hartman, is indeed an influential figure during the disco era. After his 1979 disco anthem, […]

Patti Austin (1984) Shoot The Moon 12″

Patti Austin (1984) Shoot The Moon 12"

The Brief: At the age of 4 years old, you are dared by the legendary Dinah Washington to go out on the stage at the world famous Apollo Theater and sing.  What would Patti Austin do?  Well, she would just stroll right out there and wow the crowd with her voice and then proceed to […]

Patti Austin (1984) It’s Gonna Be Special 12″ Promo

Patti Austin (1984) It's Gonna Be Special 12" Promo

The Brief: In previous blog posts that featured the music of Patti Austin, we took a look at work she did with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis’ Flyte Tyme Productions in 1985.  Today and the rest of this week we are going to sample some of her singles created with different producers.  First up today is “It’s […]

Stacy Lattisaw – Nail It To The Wall 12″

Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall 12"

Stacy Lattisaw’s 12″ release of “Nail It To The Wall” was produced & remixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez. It was the 1st single from ‘Take Me All The Way”.

Hall and Oates – Adult Education / Maneater 12″ Promo

Hall and Oates - Adult Education / Maneater 12" Promo

This 12″ single released in support of Hall & Oates’ ‘Rock ‘n Soul Part 1’ greatest hits album features the #8 pop hit “Adult Education”. On the flip-side is “Maneater” which hit #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 on December 18, 1982 and held the top spot for 4 weeks.

General Public – Tenderness 12″ Promo

General Public - Tenderness 12" Promo

The A Side: Tenderness (Radio Version) 3:34 The B Side: Tenderness (Dance Mix) 6:00 The Brief: The Beat or The English Beat broke up in 1983. The band’s vocalists Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger assembled keyboardist Mickey Billingham from Dexy’s Midnight Runners, guitarist Mick Jones from The Clash, bassist Horace Panter from The Specials and […]

Shalamar – Dancing In The Sheets 12″

Shalamar - Dancing In The Sheets 12"

The A Side: Dancing In The Sheets (Special Version Mixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez) 6:17 The B Side: Dancing In The Sheets (Instrumental) 5:00 The Brief: When Shalamar first came to prominence, the group consisted of Jody Watley, Jeffrey Daniel and Howard Hewett. The group ran up a string of R&B and pop hits from […]

Shalamar – Deadline U.S.A. 12″

Shalamar - Deadline U.S.A. 12"

The A Side: Deadline U.S.A. (Mixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez) 5:58 Deadline U.S.A. (Dub Version) 4:50 The B Side: Giorgio Moroder – Knock Me On My Feet 3:02 The Brief: To all freedom loving people everywhere, join me in wishing happy Independence Day to the United States of America.  For everyone celebrating today, here’s wishing […]

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.

Taja Sevelle – Take Me For A Ride 12″

Taja Sevelle - Take Me For A Ride 12"

The A Side: Take Me For A Ride (Ext.-Remix) 7:08 The B Side: Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me? (Jellybean 12″ Vocal Remix) 7:00 The Brief: This German pressed 12” contains the “Dance-Remix” of “Take Me For A Ride” as remixed by John “Jellybean” Benitez. The flip side is Benitez’s remix of “Wouldn’t You Love […]

Taja Sevelle – Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me? UK 12″

Taja Sevelle – Wouldn't You Love To Love Me? UK 12"

This Taja Sevelle UK 12″ release features the Prince-penned “Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me” and the Ben Liebrand remix of “Love Is Contagious”.

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