Posts Tagged ‘Soundtrack’

The Jets (1987) Cross My Broken Heart 12″

The Jets (1987) Cross My Broken Heart 12"

“Cross My Broken Heart” was The Jets’ contribution to the ‘Beverly Hills Cop II Soundtrack’. The 12″ release features mixes by Shep Pettibone.

General Public (1994) I’ll Take You There 12″

General Public (1994) I'll Take You There 12"

General Public’s cover of the Staple Singers’ 1972 #1 song “I’ll Take You There” was a #1 Dance hit in 1994. This 12″ features remixes by Satoshi Tomiie.

Klymaxx (1986) Man Size Love 12″

Klymaxx (1986) Man Size Love 12"

The “Man Size Love” 12″ from Klymaxx features remixes by Louil Silas, Jr. and Bruce Swedien, along with an instrumental cut.

Natalie Cole (1990) Wild Women Do 12″

Natalie Cole (1990) Wild Women Do 12"

The 1990 12″ release of “Wild Women Do” by Natalie Cole features remixes by David Frank & Mic Murphy plus a mix by Arthur Baker to close out the 2nd side.

Prince (1989) The Future EUR 7″

Prince (1989) The Future EUR 7"

The last single from Prince’s ‘Batman’ album was “The Future”. This Euro 7″ single is the only source for the Remix Edit. “Electric Chair” is the b-side.

Patti LaBelle (1985) Stir It Up 12″

Patti La Belle (1985) Stir It Up 12"

This 12″ release of “Stir It Up” is by Patti LaBelle from the motion picture soundtrack to ‘Beverly Hills Cop’. The remix is by Louil Silas, Jr.

Harold Faltermeyer (1985) “Fletch” Theme GER 12″

Harold Faltermeyer (1985) "Fletch Theme" GER 12"

From one of Chevy Chase’s most successful runs on the big screen, Fletch, comes the “Fletch” Theme by Harold Faltermeyer. The remix on this German pressed 12″ is by John Morales.

“Strangers in the night, exchanging clothing, strangers in my pants…” –Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher

Hammer (1991) Addams Groove 12″

Hammer (1991) Addams Groove 12"

They do what they wanna do, say what they wanna say
Live how they wanna live, play how they wanna play
Dance how they wanna dance, kick and the slap a friend
The Addams Family
Have a Happy Halloween everyone! Enjoy and get it on!

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack “Times Square” 2xLP

Times Square Soundtrack

On Oct 17, 1980, the movie Times Square premiered in theaters.  This post is the soundtrack to the movie.  Never available on CD.

Chaka Khan (1985) (Krush Groove) Can’t Stop The Street 12″

Chaka Khan (1985) (Krush Groove) Can't Stop The Street 12"

This vinyl rip of Chaka Khan’s “(Krush Groove) Can’t Stop The Street” 12″ release features an extended dance mix and the vinyl only instrumental.

Force M.D.’s (1985) Tender Love 12″

Force M.D.'s (1985) Tender Love 12"

The Force M.D.’s top 10 hit “Tender Love” was remixed by Robin Halpin and Eric Calvi on this 12″ of the tune featured in the movie Krush Groove.

Eddy Grant (1984) Romancing The Stone 7″

Eddy Grant (1984) Romancing The Stone 7"

“Romancing The Stone” was Eddy Grant’s only other American Top 40 hit besides “Electric Avenue”. The song was written for the movie of the same name.

Patti LaBelle/Harold Faltermeyer (1985) New Attitude/Axel F 12″

Patti LaBelle / Harold Faltermeyer (1985) New Attitude / Axel F

From the wildly popular Beverly Hills Cop movie and soundtrack comes a Dance chart topping 12″ featuring extended mixes of Patti LaBelle’s “New Attitude” and Harold Faltermeyer’s “Axel F”. Both tracks were remixed by Louil Silas, Jr who was, apparently, a mainstay at MCA Records when it came to remixes. In addition to conquering the dance charts, both songs were Top 20 hits on the pop and R&B charts. Patti reached #3 on the R&B chart and Faltermeyer reached #3 on the pop chart.

Bobby Brown (1989) On Our Own 12″ Promo

Bobby Brown (1989) On Our Own 12" Promo

Too hot to handle, too cold to hold, They’re the Ghost busters and they’re in control. Well I guess we’re gonna have to take control, (All on our own), Gotta, gotta, take it home, Gotta, gotta take it home.

Bangles (1987) Hazy Shade Of Winter 12″

Bangles (1987) Hazy Shade Of Winter 12"

Look around, Leaves are brown, And the sky, It’s a hazy shade of winter. Look around, Leaves are brown, There’s a patch of snow on the ground.

Stephanie Mills (1985) Bit By Bit (Theme From “Fletch”) 12″

Stephanie Mills (1985) Bit By Bit (Theme From "Fletch") 12"

The Brief: How’s this for a segue?  Last week we left off with the theme song from Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd’s Spies Like Us and we kick off this week with the theme song from Chevy Chase’s film Fletch.  Both the movies and the singles were released in 1985.  Fletch however did have a soundtrack […]

Paul McCartney (1984) No More Lonely Nights 7″

Paul McCartney (1984) No More Lonely Nights 7"

The Brief: 15 years after it was reported that “Paul is dead”, McCartney released the album ‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ a soundtrack album to the 1984 film of the same name.  The album was mostly re-works of familiar Beatles and Wings tunes but, also included the Top 10 pop hit “No More Lonely […]

Judas Priest (1988) Johnny B. Goode 12″ Promo

Judas Priest (1988) Johnny B. Goode 12" Promo

The Brief: I honestly never gave this record that much of a listen.  I was just never really into Judas Priest, not that I strongly disliked them, they just weren’t ever really on my radar.  This record came into my possession as a result of the college internship I did at Atlantic Records in 1988.  […]

Prince (1989) The Future GER 12″

The last single from Prince’s ‘Batman’ album was “The Future”. This Euro 12″ single features William Orbit remixes of “The Future” and “Electric Chair”.

Bar-Kays (1984) Freakshow On The Dance Floor 12″

Bar-Kays (1984) Freakshow On The Dance Floor 12"

The Brief: I turned 16 years old in May of 1981, finally able to drive and go places on my own.  The summer before, Prince released the LP ‘Dirty Mind’ and one of the tracks on that album was entitled “Uptown”.  Now, I really can’t say if that is what gave us the phrase but, […]

Yello – Oh Yeah 12″ Promo

Yello - Oh Yeah 12" Promo

The A Side: Oh Yeah (Dance Mix) 6:25 The B Side: Oh Yeah 3:05 Oh Yeah (Indian Summer Music) 5:30 The Brief: If you are a fan of the 1986 movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, certainly one visual image you get when hearing this song is of a bedraggled and disheartened Ed Rooney getting on […]

Shalamar – Don’t Get Stopped In Beverly Hills 12″

Shalamar - Don't Get Stopped In Beverly Hills 12"

The A Side: Don’t Get Stopped In Beverly Hills (Special Mix) 7:37 The B Side: Don’t Get Stopped In Beverly Hills (Instrumental) 7:37 Don’t Get Stopped In Beverly Hills (Dub Version) 7:40 The Brief: We continue our string of soundtrack songs by the group Shalamar. Today’s post is the song “Don’t Get Stopped In Beverly Hills” […]

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 […]

Mavis Staples – Melody Cool 12”

Mavis Staples – Melody Cool 12”

“Melody Cool” was featured in ‘Graffiti Bridge’ and on Mavis Staples’ album ‘The Voice’. Remixes on this 12″ by Junior Vasquez, Keith Cohen & David Bianco.

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