October 11, 1986: Nocera, Sweet D, Princess, Cyndi Phillips, Oran ‘Juice’ Jones

ODDS ‘N’ BODS

GWEN GUTHRIE’s unidentified singing partner on ‘Save Your Love For Me‘ turns out to be Fred Owen, a friend who also appears as the “rent” payer in her video – meanwhile, a US remix of ‘Outside In The Rain’ could prove scarce here as imports apparently are banned to give ‘Close To You’ a clear field … US Cable TV’s Disney Channel on November 18 is showing an hour long ‘The Making Of Disney’s “Captain EO”‘, which in ‘Thriller’ style may possibly end up as a commercial video — though whether much of the complete 17 minute, Michael Jackson starring, George Lucas produced, Francis Ford Coppola directed $20,000.000 ‘Captain EO’ fantasy extravaganza will be included is doubtful, as the whole purpose of its making was that it should remain an exclusive attraction only to be seen by visitors at Disneyworld (Michael’s two featured songs, ‘We Are Here To Change The World’ and ‘Another Part Of Me’, seem unlikely to be on his new LP, due hopefully by Christmas) … Michael’s siblings continue to spread themselves around on different labels, Marlon Jackson signing solo to Capitol (and Cheryl Lynn would appear to be on Manhattan now) … Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk’s vocal remix of ‘Love Can’t Turn Around’ actually slipped out here in limited quantities a few weeks ago, so quietly that not even the lads at London knew! … Danny Poku’s 105¾bpm messy Dancing Danny D and better Hip Hop N’ Go Go remixes of Timex Social Club have finally appeared (Cooltempo COOLR 133), flipped by the Shep Pettibone and original US mixes, while similarly Nick Martinelli’s mix of Loose Ends now flips a neat Herbie Laidly-medleyed 101⅔…120½-0bpm ‘Mastermind Turntable Mix‘ of familiar Ends material (Virgin VS 884-13) … Loose Ends ‘Stay A Little While, Child‘ stiffed here but is snorting up the US Black chart, which Cameo topped (their album is now out here, Club JABH 19) although Oran ‘Juice’ Jones remained biggest seller in Billboard … US radio really seems to be waking up to the fact that lots of white people prefer listening to black “urban” stations, the hottest format now fast becoming an Urban Top 40 hybrid, while the soft soul-jazz “Quiet Storm” format continues to attract older listeners of all colours too … Brian Chin, my counterpart in Billboard, is over here for a couple of weeks to take in both this weekend’s massively sold-out Barry Island and next weekend’s Caister soul weekenders (remember to take an FM radio!) … Incredible Mr Freeze will be at Barry … Meli’sa Morgan was produced by Terry Lewis (of Jam And Lewis) some time before signing with Capitol, the record never being released – will it be now? … Radio London jazz jock Gilles Peterson has been busy again, compiling ‘Blue Bop‘ (Blue Note BNSLP 2) made up of very early Sixties’ jazz including the much sought Don Wilkerson ‘Dem Tambourines‘ … Damon de Cruz, having split from Serious Records, is now helping put Rhythm King and Flame Records product into the right shops … Baad Records actually continues independently, having left Cherry Red, now being run by ‘Evil Eddie’ Richards and Steve Rumney (on the Wicked Pulse hotline 01-701 7156), looking for “street” material to release or record — Eddie, incidentally, pioneered the technique two years ago of electronically sampling and sequencing with a computer other records’ rhythms for use in his live club mixes, but became so discouraged by lack of industry interest that he no longer bothers lugging the gear to his gigs (like Camden Palace Fri/Sat) … Arista picked up Sharon Dee Clarke, following all the radio plays by Tony Blackburn and Greg Edwards, which has made Nellie ‘Mixmaster’ Rochefort a little richer! … I just knew the Kartoon Krew’s hip hopping ‘Batman‘ theme was a hot one, and sure enough It hit John Sach’s listeners-voted Hitline on Capital Radio last week (luckily after my enthusiasm had prompted Champion to schedule it here!) … Marie Birch is extending her DJ mailing list at Sound Promotions, Suite 6, Graham Court, Eastcote Lane, Middlesex UB5 4HT … Bluebird Records last Saturday opened its new shop doors at 378 Edgware Road, with hot chicken wings and such guests as (inevitably!) Juliet Roberts, Loose Ends, Phil Fearon … Steve Walsh walks through a brick wall looking large and shouts “Listen!” in the current Streetsounds TV commercial! … Private Possession featuring Hunter Hayes’ ‘This Time‘, originally on US Mega Bolt some months back (first pressings confusingly credited Les Lee), has turned up again on US Fourth & B’way – and in fact, there currently seem to be more repressed oldies than newies on import, for some reason … Gary Hickson (Blackburn Kaleidoscope) reports a mega revival of 1982’s Spencer Jones ‘How High (Garage Mix)’ … Viktor Lazio turns out to be the name of the female singer! … Raze really has penetrated remarkably deep across the country while still only on import … Jan Allen-Willmot (Hampden Park Gullivers/Eastbourne Shimmers) reports the new lyrics currently sung at his gigs to ‘Jack Your Body’ are unprintable!… JACK THE HOUSE!


HOT VINYL

NOCERA ‘Summertime, Summertime’ (Fourth & Broadway 12BRW 54)
Late for the season even on import and now more aptly retitled ‘Indian Summertime’, surely, this Mantronik-mixed juvenile girl’s jerkily skittering wriggly 116¼bpm jolter has proved to be as nagging as originally predicted, her sometimes almost painful voice fighting through the beats (in three mixes).

SWEET D ‘Thank Ya’ (US Trax Records TX 119)
Clapping out a happy fast offbeat between bursts of simply chorded catchy melody, this jumpy little 120⅔-119¼-0bpm “house” instrumental is showing signs that it has what it takes to be one of the biggies, even if it did make its initial showing in the Eurobeat chart! The flip’s 123bpm ‘Turn It‘ usefully borrows the ‘Love Can’t Turn Around’ riff (0-122¼bpm ‘Do Do It‘, 0-57/114bpm ‘Dig I Da-Dig I Da‘ too).

PRINCESS ‘In The Heat Of A Passionate Moment’ (Supreme Records SUPET 109)
Although still quite Hi-NRG, this breezily bounding 117⅔bpm galloper has been solidified a bit for The Final Frontier Mix and totally restructured much dubbier Garage Mix alternative ‘A’ side. Catchy candyfloss.

CYNDI PHILLIPS ‘Sacrifice’ (US Atlantic 0-86770)
Creating a buzz on radio immediately it arrived two Saturdays ago, too late for many DJs to chart then, this insistently chanted lurching 105bpm nagger (dub/edit too) may not seem so instantly obvious to everyone but could end up crossing over, having elements of the Nu Shooz and even Madonna sound without detracting from its credibility.

ORAN ‘JUICE’ JONES ‘The Rain’ (Def Jam TA 7303)
Fast becoming a major US crossover smash as predicted, and deserving much more attention here (Blackburn, why are you still not playing it – it was made for you?), this thunder introed Smokey Robinson-ish haunting (0-)109¼bpm swayer ends with an abrupt and amusing extemporised sounding rap in which he tells his cheatin’ woman in no uncertain terms that it is OVER, baby, period! This is prompting several female answer versions, the latest being the similarly singing and scolding 111¾bpm LEOT LITTLEPAGE ‘The Drain‘ (US Select Records FMS 62278).

LUTHER VANDROSS ‘Give Me The Reason’ LP (US Epic FE 40415)
Slimmed down to the point of unrecognisability, apart from his almond eyes, the newly beautiful boy still sings sweet as a bird but only has two really surefire floorfillers (slowies apart) on a great listening set, the typical 102bpm ‘See Me’ and bubbly bumping 114¾bpm ‘I Really Didn’t Mean It‘. The swinging 126¾bpm ‘I Gave It Up‘ beats the 143½-0bpm ‘Stop To Love‘ and previously issued 140bpm title track at a fast tempo, while smoochers are the (0-)64¼bpm ‘So Amazing’, Dionne Warwick’s 38bpm ‘Anyone Who Had A Heart’, 33½/67bpm ‘Because It’s Really Love’, drippy Richiesque 34⅓-68⅔bpm ‘There’s Nothing Better Than Love’ (duetted with Gregory Hines). The protein diet works!

LOOSE ENDS ‘Zagora’ LP (Virgin V 2384)
Listening to this slick confection makes me wish just for once they’d wade into a song instead of sliding all around it. As well as their last two ‘A’ sides you get the Spanish-introed jaunty 0-112bpm ‘Who Are You?’, typically Nick Martinelli (he produced ’em all) 102bpm ‘Nights Of Pleasure‘, slinkily rolling 83⅓bpm ‘I Can’t Wait‘, obliquely skipping 0-117½bpm ‘Just A Minute‘, snappily loping 0-115½bpm ‘Ooh, You Make Me Feel‘, shuffling 113¾bpm ‘Let’s Get Back To Love‘, doodling 0-87½bpm ‘Be Thankful‘, supposedly “live” samba/big band medleying 0-114⅔-179½-0bpm ‘Rainbow/Take The A Train‘.

R JUSTICE ALLEN ‘Crackin’ Up’ (US Catawba MRC-0940)
Much more than the other anti-crack records so far released, this sparsely starting but then almost James Brown-ish jittery 99⅓-0bpm message rap (in four mixes) really should have street cred.

PHILIP BAILEY ‘Thank You’ (US Horizon SP-12205)
Thanking Jesus for being always by his side, this self-produced bright joyful 120bpm wriggler (in three versions, plus the pleasant 0-116¾bpm ‘All Soldiers’) is from the still Earth Wind And Fire-sounding singer’s separate gospel career, and rather good.

RJ’s LATEST ARRIVAL ‘Hold On’ LP (US Manhattan ST-53037)
Out a while and now definitely not due for UK release, this patchy set rightly continues to get attention for the soulfully hesitant lurching slow 0-76bpm ‘Past And Future’, with a great ‘phonecall outro segueing dramatically into the rolling lazy 79⅐bpm ‘Hold On’. Maybe the LP isn’t worth issue here, but I bet ‘Heaven In Your Arms’ flipped by these two would be a seller on 12 inch!

MONTY MC’s ‘Holiday Rap With A Capital C’ (Debut DEBTX 3011)
Produced by Capital Radio DJs John Sachs and Mick Brown (with help from Nigel Wright?), this 0-116¾-0bpm novelty remake features brilliantly funny impersonations of female TV characters, Maggie Thatcher and royalty, an obvious – although maybe brief lived – pop sensation.

CHUCK BROWN & THE SOUL SEARCHERS ‘Run Joe’ (US Future Records & Tapes F-0015)
Are you ready for toasting go go? Adopting a Jamaican accent with hints even of Smiley Culture’s influence, Chuck raps and chants a 0-88½-89⅓-89⅔bpm police evasion warning, although the beat remains go go – with a similarly live recorded 0-87¾-87-86½-91-91⅔bpm flip which eventually settles into a typically mellow revival of T Bone Walker’s ‘Stormy Weather’ blues classic. The downbeat tempo suggests it was a sweaty summer in Washington DC!

SCHOOLLY-D ‘Put Your Fila’s On’ (Flame Records MELT 2T, via The Cartel)
Perhaps because his hometown Philadelphia has close ties with Washington DC, this rapper enunciates in a go go style but with a DJ Code Money-scratched squiggling (0-)103bpm cymbal beat to create a distinctively different approach. Human beat box-type bass joins the disjointed 0-98⅔-0bpm ‘PSK (What Does It Mean?)’ flip’s rhythm, while also issued is the parent LP ‘Schooly-D’ (MELT LP 1) with the 98bpm ‘Free Style Cutting’, 95bpm ‘Gucci Time’, 93bpm ‘Free Style Rapping’, 96bpm ‘I Don’t Like Rock ‘N’ Roll’.

JESSE’S GANG ‘Noiz Without Words’ (US Geffen Records 0-20527)
A big departure from the expected ‘house’ sound, Jesse Saunders’s first actual US release under his new label deal is a boring disco girls-sung ponderously heavy 106-106⅓-106-0bpm judderer with stuttery sampler edits and go go-ish synth bombs (in three versions), while here instead we get from last year the already mentioned JESSE’S GANG ‘Real Love (Is It Real?)’ (Geffen Records GEF 15T), which by contrast is friskily chugging wriggly 122⅓bpm real ‘house’, eventually reaching catchy vocals, butch chants and scratching (edit flip but not the superior US dub, unnecessarily replaced by the rocky awful 0-191bpm ‘My Ride’).

‘Real Love’ co-writer Vince Lawrence is also involved in the same label deal, and created BANG ORCHESTRA ‘Sample That!’ (Geffen Records GEF 15T), which in its new House Mix is now breathy girl crooned bland, dated (0-)120¼-0bpm disco, but the flip’s totally different Clubhouse Mix adapts the previously reviewed violent original into pounding 0-117¼-0-117-0bpm Art Of Noise-goes-‘house’ excitement with smashing glass, clanging chains and various vocal effects rhythmically sampled amidst altogether punchier girls. Beware its acappella central false end.

HERCULES ‘7 Ways’ (US Dance Mania Records DM002)
Produced and co-written by Marshall Jefferson, this murkily pushing 0-120¼-0bpm ‘house’ bounder (in three mixes) gives most prominence to Hercules’s suggestively muttered details of the seven ways he’s going to make you “jack” – leaving a distinct impression that the word in this case has nothing to do with dance!

DARRYL PANDY ‘Climax’ (US Bright Star BR 0001)
Finally about on import, this Vince Lawrence-produced typically Pandy-esque 0-121½bpm episodic ‘house’ rambler (in three mixes) was until recently the third song that, mixed in with ‘Love Can’t Turn Around’ and ‘Move’, made up Darryl’s PA routine.

THE MOVEMENT ‘Movement’ (US Underworld AP 23)
Gradually unfurling (0-)117¼-0bpm ‘house’ instrumental (with what sounds like Froggy going “uh uh uh”), in three mixes, perfectly OK without tearing the roof off the sucker.

TRIBAL SON ‘Rhythmic Rituals’ (US Easy Street ESA-6600)
Showing up in ‘house’ jocks’ charts as a mixer, this contains seven simple instrumental “jack trax” without any frills, or thrills. Ignore the labels’ wildly inaccurate printed BPMs (and running order – ‘High Tech Groove (Reprise’) obviously closes side two), all three on side one are 124½bpm, and side two’s four are alternately 119bpm and 120½bpm.


UK DISCO TOP 100 – October 11, 1986

01 02 RUMORS/VICIOUS RUMORS/SHEP PETTIBONE REMIXES, Timex Social Club, Cooltempo 12in
02 04 SLOWDOWN (NICK MARTINELLI REMIX)/(DANCIN’ DANNY D & GODWIN LOGIE REMIX), Loose Ends, Virgin 12in twin-pack/promo
03 03 WORD UP/LES ADAMS CLUB MIX, Cameo, Club 12in
04 01 LOVE CAN’T TURN AROUND/DUB CAN’T TURN AROUND, Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk featuring Darryl Pandy, London 12in
05 05 (I’M A) DREAMER (SHEP PETTIBONE REMIX), BB&Q, Cooltempo 12in
06 06 JACK YOUR BODY, Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley, London 12in
07 09 MIDAS TOUCH (REMIX), Midnight Star, Solar 12in
08 10 JACK THE GROOVE, Raze, US Grove St. 12in
09 15 SHIVER/TEASER, George Benson, Warner Bros LP
10 08 WHEN I THINK OF YOU (REMIX), Janet Jackson, A&M 12in
11 11 SHOWING OUT, Mel & Kim, Supreme Records 12in
12 24 I’M CHILLIN’, Kurtis Blow, US Mercury 12in
13 13 BACK TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME/FREEZE’S THEME, The Incredible Mr. Freeze, London 12in
14 12 NO WAY/INSTRUMENTAL, Bobbi Humphrey, Club 12in
15 18 THE HOUSE MUSIC ANTHEM, Marshall Jefferson, Affair 12in
16 07 AIN’T NOTHIN’ GOIN’ ON BUT THE RENT (LARRY LEVAN MIXES), Gwen Guthrie, Boiling Point 12in
17 14 YOU CAN DANCE (IF YOU WANT TO), Davis/Pinckney Project featuring Lorenzo Queen, US Studio Records 12in
18 23 TURNED ON TO YOU, 80’s Ladies, Music Of Life 12in
19 17 SWEET FREEDOM, Michael McDonald, MCA Records 12in
20 31 SLAVE OF LOVE, TC Curtis, Hot Melt 12in
21 57 TASTY LOVE, Freddie Jackson, Capitol 12in
22 19 SEVENTH HEAVEN/IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOU (LARRY LEVAN REMIXES), Gwen Guthrie, Fourth & Broadway 12in
23 22 MA FOOM BEY, Cultural Vibe, Crossover 12in
24 36 GIRLS AIN’T NOTHING BUT TROUBLE (REMIX)/GUYS AIN’T NOTHING BUT TROUBLE, DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince/Ice Cream “Tee”, Champion 12in
25 16 WALK THIS WAY, Run-DMC, London 12in
26 37 FALLING IN LOVE/ALTERNATIVE CLUB MIX, Sybil, US Next Plateau 12in
27 43 (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU (LARRY LEVAN REMIX)/SAVE YOUR LOVE FOR ME, Gwen Guthrie, Boiling Point 12in
28 25 GIMME YOUR LOVE (EXTENDED VERSION), Active Force, A&M 12in
29 55 EXCITE ME, Carlton, US Infuture 12in
30 41 DON’T YOU TRY IT/DUB, Raww, Debut 12in
31 — MASTERMIND TURNTABLE MIX/SLOW DOWN (NICK MARTINELLI REMIX), Loose Ends, Virgin 12in
32 56 OOPS OH NO (LP VERSION), LaToya Jackson, Music Of Life Records 12in promo
33 48 AIN’T GONNA PAY ONE RED CENT/RAP VERSION, Wally Jump Junior & The Criminal Element, US Criminal Records 12in
34 32 DON’T THINK ABOUT IT, One Way, US MCA Records 12in
35 40 HOUSE OF BAMBOO, Earl Grant, Decca 12in EP
36 30 CANDY/BACK AND FORTH/YOU CAN HAVE THE WORLD, Cameo, US Atlanta Artists LP
37 45 ALL BECAUSE OF YOU/NO MORE TEARS/GIVE ME UP, Beau Williams, US Capitol LP
38 28 WE DON’T HAVE TO TAKE OUR CLOTHES OFF, Jermaine Stewart, Arista 12in
39 33 UM TANG, UM TANG (TO WHOEVER IT MAY CONCERN), DJ Hollywood, Crossover 12in
40 20 AUTOMATIC, Millie Scott, Fourth & Broadway 12in
41 39 JUMMP-BACK, Wally Jump Junior & The Criminal Element, Club 12in
42 70 NIGHT TO REMEMBER, Keith Patrick, US Omni Records 12in
43 — STILL SMOKIN’/IT’S IN THE MIX (LIVE), Trouble Funk, 4th + B’way/TTED 12in
44 85 PETER PIPER/MY ADIDAS, Run-DMC, London 12in
45 42 ROBOT GIRL (L.A. MIX), Was (Not Was), Mercury 12in
46 71 SHAKE YOU DOWN, Gregory Abbott, CBS 12in
47 54 SAY YOU LOVE ME GIRL/WORK IT OUT, Breakwater, Arista 12in
48 — SEE ME/I REALLY DIDN’T MEAN IT, Luther Vandross, US Epic LP
49 — SHOWING OUT (MORTGAGE MIX), Mel & Kim, Supreme Records 12in
50 78 I FOUND LOVIN’, Fatback, Important Records 12in
51 60 BACK IN LOVE AGAIN (REMIX), Walter Beasley, US Elektra 12in
52 52 I CAN’T LET YOU GO (DETROIT MIX), Haywoode, CBS 12in
53 27 HOLIDAY RAP, M.C. Miker ‘G’ & DeeJay Sven, Debut 12in
54 92 LOVE CAN’T TURN AROUND (VOCAL REMIX), Darryl Pandy/Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk & Jessie Saunders, London 12in
55 94 MY LATIN LOVER (WAREHOUSE MIX), Q-Pid featuring Nikki Q, Rhythm King 12in
56 38 RAIN OR SHINE (REMIX), Five Star, Tent 12in
57 re JOYRIDE (JOY MIX), Pieces Of A Dream, US Manhattan 12in
58 62 JOY AND PAIN/DEE’S SONG/BACK IN STRIDE, Maze, Capitol LP
59 69 HOT! WILD! UNRESTRICTED! CRAZY LOVE, Millie Jackson, Jive 12in
60 47 YOU KNOW HOW TO LOVE ME, Phyllis Hyman, Arista 12in
61 90 TALK TO ME, Chico DeBarge, US Motown 12in
62 58 OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN/STOP HOLDING BACK, Gwen Guthrie, Boiling Point LP
63 64 I CAN’T TURN AROUND, J.M. Silk, US RCA Victor 12in
64 68 GIRLS AIN’T NOTHING BUT TROUBLE, Jazz Jeff & Fresh Prince, US Word Records 12in
65 — SWEET THING (M&M MIX) (110-110¼bpm), Convertion, Threeway Records 12in white label
66 59 AIN’T YOU HAD ENOUGH LOVE/SCREAMING AT THE MOON/IF YOU WANT ME, Phyllis Hyman, Philadelphia International LP
67 67 GRAVITY/THE BIG ‘G’ (DIG THIS MESS), James Brown, Scotti Bros 12in
68 re TEN WAYS OF LOVING YOU, Lenny Williams, Malaco Dance 12in
69 53 TOO MUCH TOO SOON, Keni Stevens, Elite 12in
70 75 FRIENDS NOT LOVERS, Rosaline Joyce, Elite 12in
71 — LAYIN’ DOWN A BEAT, Faze One, Streetwave 12in
72 63 ROACHES, Bobby Jimmy & The Critters, Spartan Records 12in
73 — LET’S MADE SOME NOISE (HOUSE OF WAX MIX), Escalator, Elite 12in
74 84 FEELIN’ JAMES, US T.D. Records 12in
75 34 I FOUND LOVIN’ (STEVE WALSH ‘ANTHEM’ MIX)/(LONDON BOYS REMIX), Fatback, Important Records 12in
76 66 I GOT 2 GO/I COMMIT TO LOVE/STAY, Howard Hewett, Elektra LP
77 61 ERIC B. IS PRESIDENT, Eric B. featuring Rakim, Cooltempo 12in
78 — LOVE CAN’T TURN AROUND, Philly Cream, US Cotillion 12in
79 77 THE WORD/SARDINES, Junkyard Band, Def Jam 12in
80 re HI-LIFE (REMIXES), Wally Badarou, Fourth & Broadway 12in
81 65 COME TO ME, Bennie Braxton, US Phanelson Records Inc 12in
82 — NON-STOP (REMIX), Skyy, Capitol 12in
83 97 MOVE, Farm Boy featuring Darryl Pandy/Etheridge Williams, US D.J. International 12in
84 79 DON’T LET IT BE CRACK, Clausell, US Easy Street 12in
85 46 ON THE HOUSE (IAN LEVINE MIXES), Midnight Sunrise, Crossover 12in
86 — SACRIFICE, Cyndi Phillips, US Atlantic 12in
87 74 HUNGRY FOR YOUR LOVE, Hanson & Davis, US Fresh Records 12in
88 — ROOM WITH A VIEW (ARTHUR BAKER REMIX)/DUB, Jeffrey Osborne, A&M 12in
89 89 HARDCORE JAZZ (J.B. TRAXX)/(PIANO TRAXX), Duane And Co., US Dance Mania Records 12in
90 98 WHAT YOU MAKE ME FEEL, Liz Torres featuring Kenny ‘Jammin’ Jason, US Underground 12in
91 re WE’RE ROCKING DOWN THE HOUSE, Adonis, US Trax Records 12in
92 re SPLIT PERSONALITY (THE REMIX), U.T.F.O., Cooltempo 12in
93 76 NO WAY BACK/INSTRUMENTAL, Adonis, US Trax Records 12in
94 93 MISUNDERSTANDING, James (D-Train) Williams, CBS LP
95 — STRAIGHT TO THE HEART, The Real Thing, Jive 12in promo
96 — HOLD ON/PAST AND FUTURE, R.J.’s Latest Arrival, US Manhattan LP
97 86 FACTS OF LOVE, Jeff Lorber featuring Karyn White, US Warner Bros 12in
98 — THANK YA/TURN IT, Sweet D, US Trax Records 12in
99 re JEALOUSY/MALICIOUS JEALOUSY, Club Nouveau, US Tommy Boy 12in
100= — SUCH A FEELING (REMIX)/SUCH A “BASELINE” FEELING, Young & Co., US Atlantic 12in
100= — DOING BAD, Robert & Tom Sanders, Flame Records 12in
100= — FRIENDS NOT LOVERS (HOT CLUB MIX) (109½-110bpm), Rosaline Joyce, Elite 12in


EUROBEAT

01 01 KNOCK ME SENSELESS, Eastbound Expressway, Passion 12in
02 04 YOU’RE GONNA SUFFER, Bertice Reading, Sublime 12in
03 02 APPLAUSE, Angie Gold, Passion 12in
04 07 TWO OF HEARTS (EUROPEAN DANCE MIX), Stacey Q, Atlantic 12in
05 10 DON’T YOU TRY IT, Raww, Debut 12in
06 05 LOVE CAN’T TURN AROUND/DUB CAN’T TURN AROUND, Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk featuring Darryl Pandy, London 12in
07 06 QU’EST QUE C’EST? (REMIX), Splash, Rocket 12in
08 08 ON THE HOUSE (FARLEY ‘JACKMASTER’ FUNK REMIXES), Midnight Sunrise, Crossover 12in
09 — YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON, Kim Wilde, MCA Records 12in
10 03 NO MAN’S LAND, Seventh Avenue, Record Shack 12in
11 12 HERE TO STAY, Sister Sledge, EMI 12in promo
12 13 DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY (REMIXES), The Communards, London 12in
13 20 EYE CONTACT, Linda Lusardi, Polo 12in white label
14 11 DELIVERANCE, People Like Us (featuring Cindy Dickinson), Passion 12in
15 09 WALK IN MY SHOES, Hazell Dean, Dutch EMI 12in
16 14 DANCE YOUR WAY OUT OF THE DOOR, Sharon Dee Clarke, Arista 12in
17 16 LANDSLIDE, Croisette, Passion 12in
18 18 SO GLAD, Pepper Watkins, US TSR 12in
19 19 NUMBER ONE LOVER, Sadie Nine, Record Shack 12in
20 re LOVERBOY (IAN LEVINE REMIX), Chairmen Of The Board, EMI 12in
21 — JACK THE GROOVE, Raze, US Grove St. 12in
22 17 THE HOUSE MUSIC ANTHEM, Marshall Jefferson, Affair 12in
23 22 THANK YA, Sweet D, US Trax Records 12in
24 — I WANT YOU, Pablo Gonzalez, US Sound Pak 12in
25 24 AMERICAN LOVE, Rose Laurens, German WEA 12in
26 re DOWN AND COUNTING, Claudja Barry, US Epic 12in
27 28 BRAND NEW LOVER, Dead Or Alive, Epic 12in
28 23 HURT BY YOU, Justine, Dutch Casablanca 12in
29 15 LOVE IN THE SHADOWS (REMIX), E.G. Daily, US A&M 12in
30 25 MALE STRIPPER/UK REMIX, Man 2 Man meet Man Parrish, Bolts Records 12in

One thought on “October 11, 1986: Nocera, Sweet D, Princess, Cyndi Phillips, Oran ‘Juice’ Jones”

  1. An archaeological footnote: key elements from a couple of today’s house tracks (Sweet D “Dig I Da-Dig I Da” and Hercules “7 Ways”) will eventually be reused in better known tracks by different artists (Frankie Knuckles “Your Love” and Kenny Jammin’ Jason “Can U Dance”).

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