An archetypal island disco get-down from the Trinidadian calypso and soca giant. Dubbed-out, downtempo bliss that took the sound to a new place completely. A guaranteed mid-tempo party starter. The band sets a groove that never lets up and Marvin, with his wicked falsetto vocals, rides like a pro surfer.
Arranged by Brazilian disco don Lincoln Olivetti, whose sparring partner Robson Jorge contributes the guitar parts. Midnight Express was Giorgio Moroder first score. Recently reissued by BBE, rags to riches afro-disco originator Kim Kwaku Obeng taught all the musicians in his band to follow his unique James Brown-meets-highlife sound, holding a tight groove for their hypnotic riffs and in-the-pocket-solos.
Impossible to categorise, the funky dancefloor gem features the touch of Brazilian legend Airto on percussion. El Coco hand a hand in arranging Le Pamplemousse and you can hear the similarities. A funky dance floor hit, the percussive break down is one of the finest of the decade. Chic was an unstoppable disco force.
A stand-out track on punk-funk label Celluloid and a demanding dancefloor hit. A leftfield disco oddity that will leave you feeling like a champion. Spaced-out disco that survived the cull into obscurity, it stands out for the wild synth line that was way ahead of its time. A slo-mo affair that typified some of the post-disco tendency to strip back the glamour in favour of simpler constructions.
An island disco bomb rescued a few years back by Soundway, the calypso groove and cosmic phazer is a killer combination that practically opened the whole world to the joys of Caribbean space disco. Mythical stuff. Released by the legendary Vinylmania. Shadow by Little Barrie. A shadowy co-mingling of forceful hooks and fuzzy guitars makes the NYC band's latest a proper gloom-punk affair.
Explore music. Outhouse Moon. Purchasable with gift card. All I Need Is You Dirty Leaves On The Ground There are still a few floating around in circulation with labels but no sleeves. Mod anthem. A-side had stinging overloaded freakbeat guitar, while the B-side chorus sounds like Banana Splits! It failed to get up stairs! But the flip suggests another Georgie Fame. Later, Pete, OK? Our packing guy Richard is certainly not a fan as he helped assemble sleeves for our reissue of this early hard rocking and folky classic.
Easy to see why they only made 99 in ! Lightning scrapped this release and it was thought all copies were destroyed. This finished copy in a pic sleeve turned up in Elton used them as Xmas gifts. Cut by Jagger and Richards as part of a budding song-writing partnership in September with the intention unfulfilled of Mark Wynter recording it.
This first pressing has the 2. Decca planned this grim 2-LP set of B-sides but pulled it. This punk rarity emerged just as RRPG went to press but has been added to our online version. Ringo sends a personal message to the sales team plugging his single, Only You. Sold the rest were junked. There are only 50 copies of this brown vinyl mispressing in existence for U2 fans to dream of. CBS Ireland milked their slim catalogue. This white vinyl presentation pack of their four singles is the most limited variant.
These 50 sets have Red Hill Mining Town pressed on both sides. Hideously rare. Flight case of goodies including a CD and cassette of the album, which many hacks swiftly sold. One hundred of these special boxes were made. Containing LP, CD, cassette, video and etching curated by designer Vaughan Oliver, complete sets retain their price as most have items missing. Zep placing themselves on the event horizon of a black hole where reggae hits doo-wop.
All that remains of this aborted platter are two labels. This is the price for one! The story goes that famed jazz record label Blue Note ran out of labels when printing the record. In theory, the other version should be worth even more. According to blues legend, Johnson met with the devil at the crossroads between Highway 1 and 8 in Mississippi. There, Johnson traded his soul for the ability to master the guitar. There were only 15 copies of this record pressed, and the cover of each was hand-painted by Dave Buick, founder of Italy records.
The copies were made for a Detroit record release show for the band in , as the fledgling band was on the incline, destined for stardom. Hopefully, you kept it safe. The record label that handled the release, Tiger Lily, was a tax scam operated by the mob. The scam worked like this — a large portion of records would be pressed and later written off as unsold.
A few of these records made it into the right hands and achieved cult status. The pressing of the record that is particularly valuable, however, is one that features a stencil rendition of the front jacket painted by none other than notoriously elusive street-artist Banksy.
There were only of these limited edition hand-spray painted versions made, with several different color variants. The record label decided to be cautious in the wake of the controversy and political turmoil and ordered the records destroyed. You may remember this record from an episode of Pawn Stars. The price was deemed too steep for the vinyl, which was not in the best shape. One lucky Canadian record collector picked up a copy sans the Warhol artwork-adorned sleeve for 75 cents at a flea market, but this was no ordinary re-pressing.
The acetate record ended up being a test pressing that featured early versions of many of the songs — there are only two in existence, and one belongs to former Velvet Underground drummer Moe Tucker. Gordy ordered the pressings destroyed. Soussan unscrupulously bootlegged the record and released it by crediting Eddie Foster as the musician. The record was a smash hit.
Such is the case with this already valuable record. A few tracks were meant to be replaced before the release, but someone at the pressing plant missed the memo, and a few copies featuring the wrong songs were pressed. There are said to be less than 20 mono copies of the record and only two stereo copies. In a stroke of luck, the North Carolina seller of this extremely rare 78 RPM slab came into possession of the record at an estate sale. He threw the record up on eBay and watched a bidding frenzy take place.
There are believed to be only copies of the record in existence — both belong to the winning bidder, John Tefteller. The reason? However, by that time promotional copies had already made it to circulation. Evidently, the singer changed his mind about the record, releasing a CD version in At least one copy managed to escape out into the world.
The money was split between James and Doctors Without Borders. An undisputed classic tops the list. As advances in compact disc player technology in the s made the CD acceptable for mixing by DJs, CD maxi-singles became increasingly popular for the mixes typically found on vinyl twelve-inch singles. Any given release might include both a CD and a twelve-inch maxi-single, which might or might not have the same tracks.
Around the time twelve-inch releases became a standard for pop records, this practice faded, because of the increase in marketing costs, the reliance on video to sell single releases, and the public's expectation of quality packaging with photo or picture sleeves. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the unit of measurement equal to twelve inches, see Foot unit.
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