Posts Tagged ‘Profile Records’

Run-D.M.C. (1984) Rock Box 12″

Run-D.M.C. (1984) Rock Box 12"

Run-D.M.C.’s 1984 12″ release of “Rock Box” features the album version from their self-titled debut LP and two Dub versions over on the b-side.

Run-D.M.C. (1989) Ghostbusters / Pause 12″ Promo

Run-D.M.C. (1989) Ghostbusters / Pause 12" Promo

From the soundtrack to ‘Ghostbusters II’, here’s Run-D.M.C.’s 12″ promo for “Ghostbusters”. It features remixes by Shep Pettibone and the track “Pause”.

Local Boy (1984) Thriller / Owner Of A Lonely Heart 12″ Promo

Local Boy (1984) Thriller / Owner Of A Lonely Heart 12" Promo

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Paul Hardcastle / Pigbag – Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag 12″

Paul Hardcastle - Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag 12"

The A Side: The Silent Underdog – Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag 6:18 The B Side: Pigbag – Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag 6:06 The Brief: I bought this 12” because of Paul Hardcastle’s involvement. “Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag” was an UK indie hit for the group Pigbag in 1981. In […]

Run-D.M.C. – Mary, Mary 12″ Promo

Run-D.M.C. - Mary, Mary 12" Promo

The A Side: Mary, Mary (Oh Mary Please!) (Re-Edit by Gail “Sky” King) 4:20 The B Side: Mary, Mary (Sky’s The Limit Beats) 2:30 Mary, Mary (Instrumental) 3:12 The Brief: “Mary, Mary” is a song written by Michael Nesmith of The Monkees. It was first recorded by The Butterfield Blues Band for their 1966 album, […]

Euro-K – Wild Thing 12″

Euro-K - Wild Thing 12"

The A Side: Wild Thing 5:27 The B Side: It’s Live 3:15 It’s Live (Echo-pella) 3:15 Swing It! 4:21 The Brief: In 1966, The Troggs took “Wild Thing” all the way to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song has been covered since by numerous artists including, Jimi Hendrix, Sam Kinison and X. In […]

Run-D.M.C. – It’s Like That 12″

Run-D.M.C. - It's Like That 12"

The A Side: It’s Like That 7:25 Sucker M.C.’s (Krush Groove 1) 3:15 The B Side: It’s Like That (Instrumental) 7:10 Sucker M.C.’s (Krush Groove 1) (Instrumental) 3:05 The Brief: This is the first pure rap record I remember buying, it’s been in my collection since it was released in 1983. I first heard the […]

Paul Hardcastle – King Tut 12″ Promo

Paul Hardcastle - King Tut 12" Promo

  The A Side: King Tut (Remix) 5:20 The B Side: King Tut 4:38 The Brief: London born Paul Hardcastle gained attention in the US in 1985 with the release of the ‘Rain Forest’ LP on Profile Records. ‘Rain Forest’ is an amazing collection of electro style instrumental tracks. One of the tracks released as […]

Paul Hardcastle – Rain Forest LP

Paul Hardcastle - Rain Forest LP

Paul Hardcastle’s ‘Rain Forest’ was his first album release in the US. The LP has never been released on CD. The title track was a #2 Dance hit.

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