Sunday, 27 November 2016

Saturday, 26 November 2016

FANTASY - "Fantasy" (Album) 1979 disco rock dance pop 70s RARE "Hard To Find" LP

 


 
South African band formed in Johannesburg in 1977. On this album (“Fantasy”) the members were:
• Richard (Lolly) Peterson – Lead vocals;
• Ashley Brokensha – Guitars, vocals;
• Derek de Beer – Drums, percussion, vocals;
• Costa Anadiotis – Keyboards, vocals;
• Chris Ghelakis – Bass guitar.

The band had a radio hit single "I Found Love"
Their 1979 CBS Records full album "Fantasy" was released on LP and Cassette first in South Africa, then Greece.
The band undertook a tours of South Africa & Greece for many months doing successful gigs for many months to promote the Greek album release.
 
Tracklist
A1 Baby I'm In Love
A2 I Found Love
A3 Terri
A4 I Want You
B1 Night Ride
B2 What's The Verdict
B3 I Thought That I Knew You Well
B4 Don't Break The Spell
 
Backing vocals on this album: Malie Kelly and Suzy Smith (on “What’s the verdict”).
 
Other members over the years:
• Malie Kelly – Lead vocals (left in 1979);
• Suzy Smith – Lead vocals (replaced Malie Kelly);
• Trevor Gordon – Bass;
• John Kotze – Bass;
• Kim Kallie (Margino) – Lead vocals, joined in 1983;
• Julia Jade Aston – Lead vocals (replaced Kim Kallie in 1984).
 
In 1979 “Fantasy” supported “The Temptations” on tour in South Africa, and in 1980 they toured Greece for several months.
This song is off the album “Fantasy”, released in 1979.
 
Produced by Hilton Rosenthal and Fantasy
Recorded in The Satbel Studios by Peter Thwaites
 
Note:
(member of FANTASY would go on to be very successful in their own projects)
 
Multi Instrumentalist Costa Anadiotis would later create successful Hi-NRG project, CAFE SOCIETY, having worldwide dance hits in mid 80s on PASSION RECORDS with "Somebody To Love", "Relight My Fire" and the #1 pop hit "WOODPECKERS FROM SPACE"
 
Producer Hilton Rosenthal, would have international success producing PEOPLE LIKE US "Midnight Lover", "Deliverance", "Fighting For Our Lives" and major worldwide success with South African world music chart pop acts Johnny Clegg / Juluka / Suvaka via his own MINC Record label. (distributed by EMI)
 
Chris Ghelakis went on to create many successful selling pop/dance productions, most importantly forming CSR Records, in the early 90s first having success with original artist productions, then major international success with quality dance cover productions into the late 90s with the huge selling 100% Dance/RnB/Soul Series.  Producing current sounding dance cover versions for the global market.
 

 




 
"A Very Rare Disco Rock Album"
 
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Saturday, 19 November 2016

ONE TWO THREE - One Two Three (ALBUM) 1983 Bobby 'O' Orlando hi-nrg italo disco electro synth pop 80s

 
 

ONE TWO THREE is a concept group created by Bobby Orlando

 
 


 
One Two Three
1983 (Original LP release)
Prelude
1997
Unidisc (CD release)
 
1.   Runaway (Orlando) - 5:16
2.   Midnite Fantasy (Orlando) - 5:22
3.   Another Knife in My Back (Orlando) - 6:04
4.   Falling in Love With Myself (Orlando) - 6:48
5.   My Last Broken Heart (Orlando) - 5:04
6.   Restless Love (Orlando) - 3:10
7.   It Would Break Your Heart (Orlando) - 3:38
8.   Another Knife in My Back [Radio Edit] (Orlando) - 4:01
 
Debra Byrd  -  Vocals
Steve Jerome  -  Engineer
Wendell Morrison  -  Vocals
Bobby Orlando  -  Producer, Engineer, Creation
Marian Rolle  -  Vocals
Trudy Schlachter  -  Art Direction, Photography

1997 CD Unidisc SLP7297
1983 LP Prelude PM252
 
 
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Sunday, 13 November 2016

Hi-NRG San Francisco 80s Tribute Non-Stop DJ Mix (Mixed by Paul Goodyear)


 
1. Intro 
2. Lift off - Patrick Cowley (Megatone 1981)
3. Rocket to your heart - Lisa (Moby Dick 1983)
4. Seclusion- Shawn Benson (TSR 1986)
5. Last call - Jolo (Megatone 1984)
6. Stepping Stone - Modern Rocketry (Megatone 1983)
7.Invasion - Patrick Cowley (Remix) (Megatone 1982)
8.Desire - Paul Parker (Fantasia 1984)
9.Hot Leather - The Passengers (Moby Mix version) (Moby Dick 1981)
10.Got you where I want you- Stereo Fun Inc (Dub mix) (Moby Dick 1983)
11.Band of Gold - Sylvester (Megatone Records 1983)
12. Cruisin' the streets - The Boystown Gang (SanFranDisko mix) (Moby Dick 1981)
13.Pump it up - Fever (Fantasy 1979)
14.Mercy - Carol Jiani (Moby Dick 1981)
15.Menergy - Patrick Cowley (Instrumental Reprise) (Fusion 1981)
16.Die hard lover - Loverde (Moby Dick 1982)
17.Dance Trance medley - The Boystown Gang (Rich and Famous 1984)
18. Love Pains - Yvonne Elliman (Moby Dick 1982)
19.Goin' home - Patrick Cowley (Remix Dub Version) (1982)
mixed by Paul Goodyear

"fabulous 80s US Hi-NRG mix!"
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Friday, 11 November 2016

DEAD OR ALIVE - Special Mix [Digitally Remastered] 1985 JAPANESE PROMO MIX Pete Burns

 Dead Or Alive ‎– Special Mix (Nonstop Version)
Label: Epic ‎– QY•3P-90088
Format: Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Mixed, Promo
Country:Japan
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Dance-pop, Synth-pop
 
Tracklist
 
A Special Mix (Nonstop Version)
A1 My Heart Goes Bang (Get Me To The Doctor)
A2 Lover Come Back To Me
A3 You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
A4 D.J. Hit THat Button
 
Companies, etc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Records
Credits
Written-By – Dead Or Alive
Notes
℗ 1985 CBS Records.
 
Featuring: My Heart Goes Bang.
Including: You Spin Me Round, Lover Come Back To Me, D.J. Hit That Button.
From: Youthquake.
Special Thanks: Super DJ Kiyoto Arazeki & Shakamandara DJ Staff.
 
Identical on both sides.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Rights Society: JASRAC

 
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Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016

DEAD OR ALIVE - RIP HITS Megamix (Pete Burns) 2016 Hi-NRG SynthPop Eurobeat Italo Disco 80s Dance Electro Electronic


 
TRACK LIST
01 In Too Deep (12'' Version)
02 Hooked On Love (10 Touch Radiomusic Remix)
03 Lover Come Back To Me (Extended)
04 My Heart Goes Bang Bang (Extended Mix)
05 You Spin Me Right Round
06 Something In My House (Us Wipe Out Mix Pt 2)
07 I'll Save You All My Kisses (The Sonia Mezumbda Memorial Mix)
08 Turn Around and Count 2 Ten
09 Brand New Lover (Up Ducky Mix)
mixed by nanchan
 
 RIP Pete Burns
xx
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Saturday, 29 October 2016

Dead or Alive - Love Toy (Full Vocal Version) 1988 Hi-NRG Eurobeat Italo Disco Dance 80s PETE BURNS rare unreleased pwl sounding track

  
RARE UNRELEASED DEAD OR ALIVE track from 1988
(from the "Nude" album sessions)

Previously Unavailable

Now available as part of the DEAD OR ALIVE - SOPHISTICATED BOOM BOX 19CD Box Set (released 28th Oct 2016)
  
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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

PETE BURNS (Dead Or Alive) RIP (August 5th 1959 - Oct 23rd 2016) Synth Pop Hi-NRG Disco Dance 80s Legend Stock Aitken Waterman Hit Factory



 
 
Tribute to Pete Burns on ABC Nightline US NEWS - October 24th 2016
 
Pete Burns (5 August 1959 – 23 October 2016) was an English singer-songwriter and television personality. He founded the band Dead or Alive in 1980, in which he was vocalist and songwriter, and which rose to mainstream success with their 1985 single "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)". He later rose to further celebrity status in the British media following his appearance on Celebrity Big Brother 4, in which he finished in fifth place. He appeared on further television reality shows, including as a presenter.
 
"Thanks for all the music and fun crazy times"
RETRO x
 
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