Posts Tagged ‘John Luongo’

Re-Flex (1984) Hurt (The Rubber Dub) 12″ Promo

Re-Flex (1984) Hurt (The Rubber Dub) 12" Promo

Re-Flex’s 12″ promo release of “Hurt (The Rubber Dub)” features The Rubber Dub and the Emotional Mix by John Luongo. It was a Top 20 Dance hit in 1984.

Re-Flex (1984) Hurt 12″

Re-Flex (1984) Hurt 12"

This 1984 12″ release from Re-Flex features the Emotional Mixes of “Hurt” by John Luongo (US Version) and Pete Smith (UK Version).

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.

ZZ Top (1992) Viva Las Vegas 12″ Promo

ZZ Top (1992) Viva Las Vegas 12" Promo

What it is fellow babies? Once again, here’s that lil’ ole band from Texas…

Michael Bolton (1987) (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay 12″ Promo

I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay, Watching the tide roll away, Ooo, I’m just sittin’ on the dock of the bay, Wastin’ time.

Hall and Oates (1988) Downtown Life 12″

Hall and Oates (1988) Downtown Life 12"

We love the Downtown Life, Downtime life baby, Driftin’ thru the day, Waiting for the nite, oh oh, Downtown Life, it feels so right, It keeps me hangin’ on, hangin’ on.

EBN-OZN (1983) AEIOU Sometimes Y 12″

EBN-OZN (1983) AEIOU Sometimes Y 12"

But you know I was really flipped out you know and she asked me if I’m angry or something I said of course I’m angry man this isn’t high school or anything you know so I’m feeling really cavalier and I say ah…call me if you want to…huh, yeah…call me if you want to. So she rang me up and she says, “Hey! Do you wanna go out?” Huh, Do I wanna go out. A E I O U Sometimes Y, A E I O U Sometimes Y.

Dan Hartman (1979) Hands Down 12″ Promo

Dan Hartman (1979) Hands Down 12" Promo

The Brief: You can’t help but love an artist whose first album was titled “Who Is Dan Hartman and Why Is Everyone Saying Wonderful Things About Him?” That release was actually a promotional item that featured songs from Johnny Winter and the Edgar Winter Group where Dan started his professional music career. In 1972 the […]

Wang Chung – Dance Hall Days 12″

Wang Chung - Dance Hall Days 12"

Originally dubbed Huang Chung and with one album release under their belt on Arista Records, Wang Chung signed with Geffen Records and, as suggested by the label, the band changed their name to make pronunciation easier for English-speakers. The first album for Geffen was ‘Points On The Curve’ which reached #30 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The single “Dance Hall Days” netted the group their first US Top 20 hit.

Junior – Do You Really (Want My Love) 12″ UK Promo

Junior - Do You Really (Want My Love) 12" Promo

The A Side: Do You Really (Want My Love) (John Luongo Remix) The B Side: Somebody (Extreme Mix) Do You Really (Want My Love) The Brief: One of the tracks chosen for the soundtrack to Beverly Hills Cop was Junior’s “Do You Really (Want My Love)”. The song received little to no airplay in the […]

Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator 12″ Promo

Aerosmith - Love In An Elevator 12" Promo

‘Pump” was the follow up album to the 5 times platinum selling album ‘Permanent Vacation’ for Aerosmith. ‘Pump’ went on to sell over 7 million copies and charted as high as #5 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The first single from ‘Pump’ was “Love In An Elevator” which was the first of 3 singles from the LP to hit the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

Jill Jones – For Love 12″

Jill Jones - For Love 12"

The third and final single from Jill Jones’ self-titled album is “For Love”. This 12” single has the 4-Play Remix and Bonus Beats mixed by John Luongo.

Aerosmith – Rag Doll 12″

Aerosmith - Rag Doll 12"

The A Side: Rag Doll (Extended Vacation Mix) 7:15 Rag Doll (Rock Mix) 4:21 The B Side: Rag Doll (Rockappella) 4:07 St. John (LP Version) 4:12 The Brief: The ninth studio album for Aerosmith was hailed as a comeback for the band and it produced three Top 20 singles on Billboard’s Hot 100. ‘Permanent Vacation’ […]

Don Henley – All She Wants To Do Is Dance 12″

Don Henley - All She Wants To Is Dance 12"

Don Henley reached #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart with “All She Wants To Do Is Dance” March 23, 1985 and held at #1 for 2 weeks. It was the second single released from ‘Building The Perfect Beast’. Remixes on this 12″ are by John Luongo.

Dan Hartman – Second Nature 12”

Dan Hartman - Second Nature 12”

Side A: Second Nature (Extended Version) 7:14 Side B: Second Nature (Dub Version) 6:42 Second Nature (LP Version) 3:57 The Brief: Dan Hartman, as a solo artist, is well known for his disco hits “Instant Replay” and “Relight My Fire” in the late 70’s. And, for pop hits “I Can Dream About You” and “Second […]

John Waite – Missing You 12″

John Waite - Missing You 12"

John Waite’s “Missing You” was a Billboard #1 Hot 100 and Rock hit in 1984. This 12″ release features an extended version remixed by John Luongo.

KC and the Sunshine Band – (You Said) You’d Gimme Some More 12″

KC and the Sunshine Band - (You Said) You'd Gimme Some More 12"

KC & The Sunshine Band’s “(You Said) You’d Gimme Some More” came from the ‘All In A Night’s Work’ LP. Mixing duties on the 12″ were handled by John Luongo.

Al Jarreau – Tell Me What I Gotta Do (Promo 12″)

Al Jarreau - Tell Me What I Gotta Do (Promo 12")

This 12″ promo of “Tell Me What I Gotta Do” is from Al Jarreau’s 1986 LP ‘L Is For Lover”. It was produced by Nile Rodgers and remixed by John Luongo.

Greg Kihn Band – Jeopardy 12″

Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy 12"

Greg Kihn’s “Jeopardy” was the 1st of 3 singles from 1983’s ‘Kihnspiracy’. It reached #2 on Billboard’s Hot 100 behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”.

Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady) (12″ Promo)

Aerosmith - Dude (Looks Like A Lady) 12" Promo

Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” 12″ Promo was the first record to appear at Fun With Vinyl. June 27, 2010 marked the beginning of a wonderfully strange journey. Thank you everyone for your support over the years!

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