Posts Tagged ‘John Potoker’

The Other Ones (1987) Holiday 12″

The Other Ones (1987) Holiday 12"

“Holiday” by The Other Ones is featured on this Virgin Records promo 12″ with 12″ and 7″ remixes and the LP version. Remixed by John “Tokes” Potoker.

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”.

Herbie Hancock (1984) Metal Beat 12″ Promo

Herbie Hancock (1984) Metal Beat 12" Promo

“All you have to do is play one note. But it needs to be the right note.” –Herbie Hancock

Fine Young Cannibals (1986) Ever Fallen In Love 12″

Fine Young Cannibals (1986) Ever Fallen In Love 12"

Ever fallen in love with someone, Ever fallen in love in love with someone, Ever fallen in love in love with someone, You shouldn’t’ve fallen in love with

Paul McCartney (1985) Spies Like Us 12″

Paul McCartney (1985) Spies Like Us 12"

The Brief: OK, so, there was a soundtrack for the movie Spies Like Us but, it only included the score as composed by Elmer Bernstein.  The movie’s theme song, performed by Paul McCartney was originally a single only release.  The first remix on this record comes courtesy of John Potoker who has had a hand […]

Laid Back – Sunshine Reggae/White Horse 12″

Laid Back - Sunshine Reggae/White Horse 12"

In 1984, Laid Back’s “White Horse” spent 3 weeks at #1 on the Hot Dance/Disco chart. On the Pop chart it was a Top 40 hit and reached #5 on the R&B chart.

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 […]

Hall & Oates – Say It Isn’t So 12″

Hall & Oates - Say It Isn't So 12"

The first single from ‘Rock ‘n Soul Part 1’ was “Say It Isn’t So” and it was a dance-floor smash, topping the Hot Dance/Disco chart for 4 weeks. It also debuted inside the Top 40 its first week on the Hot 100. The song eventually climbed to #2 where it spent 3 weeks before slipping down the chart, held out of the top spot by Jackson/McCartney’s “Say Say Say”.

Paul Young – I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down 12″

Paul Young - I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down 12"

The A Side: I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Ya Ya Mix) 6:15 The B Side: The Man In The Iron Mask 3:08 Broken Man (Live) 4:23 The Brief: ‘The Secret Of Association’ is the second album released by Brit Paul Young. “I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down” was the first and fifth single release […]

Scritti Politti featuring Roger – Boom! There She Was 12”

Scritti Politti featuring Roger - Boom! There She Was 12”

Scritti Politti’s “Boom! There She Was”, featured Roger on talk-box vocals. The 12″ features mixes by Thompson & Barbiero, John Potoker and Mike Shipley.

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