Category Archives: Disco

(February 11, 2016): The Afternoon Delights – General Hospi-Tale (vocal)

From the 1981 12″ single, General Hospi-tale.  The single off the kitch “concept” album, spoofing the TV soap opera.  A “one hit wonder” band at the dawn of rapping.  Vocalists Janet Powell, Rebecca Hall, Robalee Barnes, and Suzanne Boucher did have other gigs, but so … Continue reading

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(December 18, 2015): Love Unlimited Orchestra – Love’s Theme (Instrumental)

From the 1974 album, Rhapsody In White.  This is the longer album version of the 1973 single “Love’s Theme / Sweet Moments“.  It also was included on the 1973 Love Unlimited LP, Under The Influence Of Love Unlimited (a group that provided backing … Continue reading

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(Jan 2, 2014): Braxton Holmes – Disco Midget Anthem

From the 1995 a-side of the 12″, Braxton’s Funky Disco Midgets.  For me, this tune has always had a 1970s disco vibe, even though I cannot identify any samples from the era that are used.  “O Sometimes” from the b-side, though, … Continue reading

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(Nov 5, 2013): Deep Dish (feat. Stevie Nicks) – Dreams (Miami Calling Mix)

From the 2006 EP, Dreams.  Deep Dish is the top flight producing and DJ duo of Ali Shirazinia & Sharam Tayebi (aka Dubfire & Sharam).  Iranian born and D.C. based they have had a number of hit mix-CDs.  This Miami … Continue reading

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(Nov 4, 2013): Pierre Santino – Ballare

From the 2011 EP, Ballare.  Santino is a House/2-step/drum&bass producer and DJ residing in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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(Oct 14, 2013): Delegation – You and I

From the 1980 U.S. release, Delegation.  Outside of North America, this LP (originally released in the UK in 1979) is known as Eau De Vie.  Delegation was a mid-1970s – early 1908s British soul/disco band.  Their biggest U.S. hit was … Continue reading

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(Oct 12, 2013): Dan Hartman – Relight My Fire

Back, but not sure how regularly.  This is from the 12″ A-side of the 1979 single, Vertigo / Relight My Fire.  I remember learning about Dan Hartman from the gatefold pictures in Edgar Winter Group’s They Only Come Out At Night album … Continue reading

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