Rick James’ 4th and final #1 R&B single featured rappers Roxanne Shante and Big Daddy Kane on “Loosey’s Rap” from the ‘Wonderful’ album of 1988.
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This promo 12″ features the Holiday Mix of Roger’s 1987 #1 R&B hit “I Want To Be Your Man” and includes “Please Come Home For Christmas” on the flip side.
This 7″ vinyl rip of David Lee Roth’s “She’s My Machine” includes the non-album b-side “Mississippi Power”, a bluesy take on a Preston Sturges tune.
David Lee Roth’s “Night Life” was produced by Nile Rodgers and released in Europe with a live version of Van Halen’s 1984 #1 hit “Jump” as the b-side.
Taja Sevelle’s 12″ release of “Trouble Having You Near” came from her ‘Fountains Free’ album and features remixes by Tommy Musto.
“Ooh Baby Baby” was written by Smokey Robinson and Pete Moore in 1965. 24 years later Zapp covered the classic track on their ‘Zapp V’ album.
This 1989 12″ release from Zapp is a cover of the Ohio Players’ “Fire”. The record was produced and remixed by Roger Troutman.
The 12″ release of “Thrill Seekers” from Roger Troutman featured an extended remix and a remix/edit as remixed by Roger Troutman.
On his ‘Unlimited!’ album of 1987, Roger released a cover of James Brown’s “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag”. The 12″ features a remix and remix/edit.
The 12″ release of “If You’re Serious” by Roger came from his 1987 album ‘Unlimited!’. The 12″ features a remix, a remix/edit and the track “Private Lover”.
In 1987 Roger scored his second #1 R&B single with “I Want To Be Your Man”. The 12″ release features an extended version, 7″ remix and a remix/edit.
Here I am baby (Here I am baby). Standing right in front of you (Standing right in front of you). Telling everyone I see (Telling everyone I see). Your love is wonderful to me (Your love is wonderful to me). Wonderful Wonderful
You need a sexual luv affair. That’s what you need baby. You need a sexual luv affair. Give it to me baby. You need a sexual luv affair.
Scandalous (baby), So scandalous (baby), Scandalous (baby), So, so, so scandalous.
The A Side: Slam (12″ Remix) 6:42 Slam (LP Version) 5:00 The B Side: Slam (7″ Version) 4:12 Slam (Dub) 5:35 Camel Island 5:35 The Brief: David Sanborn added another Grammy to his collection in 1989 capturing the award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance with the LP ‘Close Up’ of 1988. The single “Slam” received […]
The A Side: Certainly (R&B Mix w/o Rap) 4:52 Certainly (Album Mix) 5:02 Certainly (Instrumental) 5:02 The B Side: Doncha Wanna Be (Hip Hop Mix) 4:52 Doncha Wanna Be (12″ Extended Mix) 6:30 Doncha Wanna Be (Dub Mix) 4:54 The Brief: Prince did it. Rick James did it. Andre Cymone did it. Morris Day may as well do […]
“Circle Of Love” was the second and final single from Morris Day’s ‘Guaranteed’ LP. The song failed to chart on any of Billboard’s major US charts. I was not able to find any chart information for the ‘Guaranteed’ LP.
“Gimme Whatcha Got” came from Morris Day’s ‘Guaranteed’ LP of 1992. This promotion only 12″ features remixes by Kevin Kelly and Bernard Belle.
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 […]
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”.
The A Side: Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me? (Jellybean 12″ Vocal Remix) 7:00 Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me? (Jellybean Dub) 5:30 The B Side: Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me? (Paisley Park Mix) 6:12 Wouldn’t You Love To Love Me? (Joe Blaney 12″ Vocal Remix) 6:52 Baby’s Got A Lover (LP Version) 3:03 […]
The A Side: Popular (Remix) 6:30 How Could You Do Me So Bad (LP Version) 4:24 The B Side: Popular (Dub) 5:25 Popular (A Cappella) 4:02 The Brief: The third of four singles from the self-titled debut of Taja Sevelle; here is the 12” release of “Popular”. In addition to recording and farming, Taja is […]
The A Side: Popular (Edit) 3:54 The B Side: Popular (Edit) 3:54 The Brief: “Popular” is the third of four singles released from Taja Sevelle‘s first album. In 2005 Sevelle founded Urban Farming, a charitable organization that plants crops on unused land and donates to people in need of food. The organization has planted and […]
Prince signed the beautiful and lovely Taja Sevelle to Paisley Park Records where she released her first album in 1987. The leadoff single from that album was “Love Is Contagious”. The single failed to crack the Top 40 but, it was the closest she would come as none of her subsequent singles managed to chart on the Hot 100.
The A Side: Right and Hype (12″ Version) 5:24 Right and Hype (Dave’s Club Dub) 3:52 The B Side: Right and Hype (Remix Edit) 4:14 Right and Hype (AccaFella Fade) 3:28 Right and Hype (Bonus Beats) 3:09 The Brief: In the late 80’s Teddy Riley produced a girl group called Abstrac’. Mary Brown, Topaz, and […]