June 30, 1990: Kenny Thomas, Leta Davis, Clubland feat Quartz, Keith Sweat, Prince

BEATS AND PIECES

LAST MONDAY’S Creative Images/DJ Association of Ireland DJ Convention ’90, the first ever held on the Emerald Isle, attracted a huge number of jocks from both Southern and Northern Ireland (all of whom wanted record company mailing list recognition, unsurprisingly, during a long seminar debate that really was much better than most), and can only be considered a success despite many delays which pushed the night’s entertainment — local mixing champ DJ Mek, Cutmaster Swift, E-ZEE Possee, Tongue ‘n’ Cheek, Edwin Starr, Jaki Graham, Darryl Pandy, Hazell Dean, and bill topping Sybil — into such progressively late time slots that the midsummer dawn had broken spectacularly over the sea before it was over! . . . Danny Madden’s ‘Facts Of Life’, contrary to information given out with its seven inch promo, was only remixed by Dancin’ Danny D and in fact was produced by Carl McIntosh — who has alone also totally produced the upcoming new Loose Ends album, due on 10 Records in September with a single first in August . . . Everything But The Girl ‘Take Me (Remix)’, reviewed as a promo last week, is due commercially now (blanco y negro NEG44T), while Innocence ‘Silent Voice’ is not due until mid July . . . ‘Dream Come True’, hottest track on The Brand New Heavies’ album, is being 12-inched . . . Warren Cooper is starting up First Cut Promotions at 30 Florence Road, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8EL (mobile ‘phone 0860-773227), his DJ mailing list being serviced initially with the new Orange Hill label’s black dance music releases . . . Alix Edwards has set up a DJ mailing list at President Records, Broadmead House, 21 Panton Street, London SW1Y 4DR (071-839 4672), where she’s hoping soon to have signed some rather ‘harder’ hip hop and house releases, including a deal with a well known New York label . . . DJs, judging from last week’s Club Chart, seem to agree in preferring the Long Mix of Kicking Back with Taxman’s ‘Everything’ . . . London’s Brain club is organising another trip to Iceland from July 19-22 taking with them Beats International, Orbital, Mr Monday, If and Graeme Park amongst others. As well as the three club nights the Sugarcubes will be playing (071 437 7301 for details) . . . Liverpool goes to Brighton for Club Underground at the Zap on July 2 with DJs Harvey, Rev, Andy Carroll and guest PAs . . . The Shamen present Synergy this Friday June 29 at ULU in Malet St, London with special guests Coldcut.


HOT VINYL
Reviewed by Jon Dasilva and James Hamilton

SOUL REBELLION ‘Simple Rhythm
K-KLASS ‘Into The Night
DOUBLE DEE Featuring Dany ‘Found Love
RHYTHIM IS RHYTHIM ‘The Beginning’/’Drama’/’Salsa Life
MASSONIX ‘Just A Little Bit More
JOY ‘I’m Leaving (Anxious Mix)
SLOW BONGO FLOYD ‘Open Up Your Heart
AMOEBA ‘This Island Earth (Axel’s Assault Mix)

KENNY THOMAS ‘Outstanding’ (101 bpm) (Cooltempo COOLX 215)
Yet another oldie revived in more than one current remake (Rich Nice & Jeff Redd’s having been recently reviewed), this 1983 Gap Band classic was a long enduring Fatback ‘I Found Lovin”-like club ‘sleeper’ which filled floors for years without crossing over into the pop chart, so that now it’s being greeted by today’s generation as a brand new song in this mournful tapping and thumping treatment, still remorselessly rumbling and pushing but to my mind only approaching the power of the original in the flip’s percussively jiggling sparse Macattack Mix (101¼bpm), which builds a really infectious nagging syncopation (Acappella too). Incidentally, the promo’s label introduces a redesigned Cooltempo logo.

LETA DAVIS ‘You’ll Never Get To Heaven (Club Mix)’ (95¼bpm) (Bass Records BSS 12-10, via Champion)
Another revived oldie in more than one current remake, sadly now stomping 54-46’s version into the subsoil, this also Soul II Soul-ishly tempoed though more winsomely cooed gentle rolling Smith & Mighty-type treatment of Dionne Warwick’s 1964 Bacharach & David penned ‘You’ll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)’ is in a birds chirruped more sparsely sweet Jamaican Mix too, and a related stark ‘Joey’s Groove‘.

CLUBLAND feat QUARTZ ‘Let’s Get Busy (Pump It Up)’ (121¾bpm) (Supreme Records SUPET 171)
Produced originally for Swedish release by East London’s ‘Meltdown’ makers Quartz, this “move your body” moaning guy chanted sturdy bass driven Marshall Jefferson penned episodic pounder has been on an only single sided promo here for ages as the import flip’s Art Of Noise adapting ‘Beat’n The Art Summer Of Love’ was, unavailable for UK release, but now it’s out fully at last and selling fast, newly flipped instead by the Liberace quote introed and punctuated jiggly trotting ‘The World Of Music (Liberation Mix)‘ (119¾bpm).

KEITH SWEAT ‘Give All My Love To You’ (Vintertainment/Elektra EKT60)
Keith’s self produced truly superb soul drenched album, made so good by his exaggeratedly overwrought impassioned enunciation (surely now putting him up amongst the most distinctive stylists in black music?), has the currently also 12-inched whiningly moaned and muttered P’funky swingbeat ‘Make You Sweat’ (105bpm), romantically agonised chunkily rolling ‘Love To Love You‘ (102bpm), tensely introed then snappily jiggled rolling swingbeat ‘Your Love‘ (50¾-101½bpm) and its mumbled more rawly go go-ish ‘Your Love — Part 2‘ (102½bpm), lovely smoochy ‘Come Back’ (48½bpm), romantically swaying long ‘Merry Go Round’ (66bpm), torturedly weaving Gerald Levert duetted ‘Just One Of Them Thangs’ (65¾bpm), tortuous ‘I Knew That You Were Cheatin’ (50¾bpm), tenderly crawling ‘I’ll Give All My Love To You’ (35/70bpm).

PRINCE ‘The Future (Remix)’ (124¾bpm) (Warner Bros 7599-21570-0)
Only on Germany pressed European import despite being remixed in London by Mark Moore and William Orbit, this muttering sparse electronic throbber is washed as it progresses by attractive synth tones, swirling strings, thunderthumbed bass and chinky guitar, flipped by the likewise remixed and ‘Batman’ culled slinkily lurching sinister ‘Electric Chair‘ (101½bpm), not necessarily essential for club play but certainly more danceable than much of his stuff and a must for fans (although his imminent new UK single is something called ‘Thieves In The Temple‘).

DREAM WARRIORS ‘Wash Your Face In My Sink’ (96¼/192¾bpm) (4+B’ 12 BRW 183)
Due fully next week but already moving fast on pre-release, this guys spoken/sung (rather than rapped in the accepted sense) brilliantly different frantic though also half tempo joyous jumper has a jerky reggae style intro before racing off at a well known Latin boogaloo lick that Sixties veterans will enjoy identifying, totally wild and wonderful in Radio and BF3 Mixes, flipped by the early Seventies funk jittered more routinely rapped ‘Built For The 90’s‘ (121½bpm) in Radio and Bassdrop Mixes.

BODY ‘Touch Me Up (Club Version)’ (103bpm) (US MCA Records MCA-24039)
Wiggling along to an En Vogue-ish groove, these three girls wail with powerful gospel intensity around a piano plonked bumpily lurching bass beat that ebbs and flows but never stops driving (Instrumental and Dub too), strong stuff.

THE ROCK POSSE Featuring FONDA RAE ‘Do You Want My Love?’ (US Flatbush Beat FBR 9001)
Fonda follows her guest appearance with Larry Joseph & Science by sweetly soloing — or, actually, multi-tracking — for the Rock Posse (Gary Pozner of Tom Tom Club, Warren Rosenstein and Ariel Powers) on their attractive coolly loping swinger, differently treated in lushly shuffling Smooth R&B (117bpm), lovely Sixties flavoured Disco Radio (117½bpm), and more sturdily striding Pal Joey’s Jazzy (117¼bpm) Mixes, all with Kevin DiSimone’s tootling trumpet, or the flip’s less subtle though quite jaunty episodic long cantering Gary’s Ecstasy Soca Dub (122¼bpm) and, rather missing the point, monotonous rigidly bounding House Mix (121½-121bpm).

THE DEFF BOYZ (featuring Tony Mac) ‘Swing’ (109¾bpm) (Supreme Records SUPET 175)
UK based Dutch DJs and musicians, Jay Raveel, PeeVee Contach and ‘Baby’ Quest are now newly augmented by rapper Tony Mac for this Snap-pily jiggling ‘The Power’-like chugger (quoting Maggie Thatcher as saying “The aim of this government is to make everyone as miserable as possible”), which was initially white labelled without Tony in the flip’s Original Mix (with an instrumental B-side) appropriately enough on Power Records (PAUL X 94).

PSYCHOTROPIC ‘Only For The Headstrong’ (115bpm) (Raw Bass Records 12 RBASS 003, via Pacific)
Enrico ‘King Enri’ Yori and his brother Pluto’s new label is making most noise with this “music is hypnotizin’” girl started then organ toned synth burbled simple jiggly instrumental drifter, woven from several familiar elements, interestingly flipped by the washing machine and funk fusing — so fairly unusual, let’s face it! — jittery hip house-ish ‘Out Of Your Head‘ (118¾bpm), well worth checking too.

THEY WHO MOVE featuring Nadee Jones ‘Sounds Underground (Club Mix)’ (1251/2bpm) (Profile PROFT 299)
Also with guest vocalist Sione Ayers, this Keith & André Williams produced very vigorous bassily galloping hip house rap from Los Angeles actually namechecks various Eastern US cities and revives ‘Move Your Body’-type backing clichés from the earliest 1986 house hits, in fact to terrifically exciting effect, with a tighter unison rapped so called Dub (125¾bpm) and its Instrumental. Trying not to move your body is the trick — stay still if you can!

THE CREW featuring Freedom Williams ‘Get Dumb! (Free Your Body)’ (121bpm) (US Vendetta Records 75021 7037 1)
Originally credited to Seduction although the girls had obviously never been anywhere near it, this now slightly re-titled and newly remixed snickety driving hip house-ish leaper is in samples studded and topical guy rapped episodic long The Clivilles/Cole Club Mix, jaunty percussion clacked instrumental The Clivilles/Cole Master Mix, and funky drummered The Hip House Bonus Beats (121¼bpm), worth getting again.

BOO-YAA T.R.I.B.E. ‘Psyko Funk’ (4+B’ 12 BRW 179)
The sumo sized rapping Samoans will probably have a better chart chance with this Tone Loc-ish lazily drawled pattering shuffler, remixed here by Nomad Soul in Hip Hop You Don’t Stop Mix and Nomad Re-Touch Mix versions (110bpm), and by Coldcut in Coldcut Cybermix and Coldcut Drum Mix versions (110½bpm).

RICHARD ROGERS ‘Can’t Stop’ (US SAM Records SAM50)
On this very pleasant real soul album are a full length version of the current Marshall Jefferson created exquisite Seventies-style “real instruments” backed ‘Can’t Stop Loving You’ (105¼bpm), plus the Marshall remixed gorgeous dead slow ‘Anything You Want’ (25¼bpm) and cantering ‘Spread A Little Love‘ (121½bpm), the lovely Joizae Smith duetted tenderly rolling ‘Sweet Essence‘ (88¼bpm), Marley Marl remixed jiggly lush ‘(I’ll Be Your) Dream Lover‘ (100¾bpm), Backroom Productions remixed Colonel Abrams-ish dated house ‘Bed Of Roses‘ (116¾bpm), Jesus Wayne created slow starting then Vandross-ish ‘Take Care Of You’ (109bpm) and swaying ‘Crazy In Love‘ (79½bpm). BCM Records are rush releasing their own pressing (BCM 460) with a different sleeve photo.

M.C. TUNES Vs 808 STATE ‘The Only Rhyme That Bites’ (125¼bpm) (ZTT ZANG 3T)
Only hitting The Club Chart in the wake of its pop success as too ridiculously fast to be cool, this saliva spraying frantic white boy rap is excitingly prodded by bursts of the theme from ‘The Big Country’ (a nowadays sadly never seen though terrific star-studded 1958 western), flipped by 808 State’s alternative ‘The Only Rhyme That Bytes’ instrumental treatment.

FORTRAN 5 ‘Crazy Earth (Remix)’ (Mute Do Brasil MB 110360)
Promoed on Brazil’s version of the Mute label (its name translates as Mute Of Brazil!), this bassily thrumming and pulsing instrumental is now in Acid Rain (118¼bpm), fractionally faster L’Essence De Syd and Music For Ice Caps (118½bpm) remixes, superseding the originally promoed waves washed brighter bubbling and mumbling Full Greenhouse Effect (117½bpm) and synth thrummed trotting Global Warming (117¾bpm) mixes (Mute Do Brasil MB 301258), which in fact briefly attracted more DJ play at the start of May during a crowded Club Chart week and so only bubbled under.

MANIC MC’s featuring Ricky Lyte ‘The Beat (The Main Event)’ (122¼bpm) (MCA Records MCAT 1429)
Veteran rave DJ Colin Hudd has taken a year between recordings before returning with this piano plonked and cymbal schlurped bassily thrumming frisky hip house rap, efficient enough though rather routine, flipped by more beefily flurrying instrumental The Beginning Of Saga (123¾bpm) and piano rippled Jazz Instrumental (122¼bpm) versions.

MYSTIC KNIGHTS ‘The Wrath Of Khan’ (125bpm) (W.A.U! Mr. Modo Recordings MWS 029T)
Nothing, other than its similar title, to do with the ‘Star Trek’ movie that by chance is being shown on ITV this Wednesday, this dubs black activist Malik Farrakhan’s hectoring speech (in which he criticises Michael Jackson and Prince for ignoring the South African situation) over an unhurriedly striding freestyle techno burbler, in Long Play Mix, Farra Khan’s Revenge, and Mystic ‘Power’ Mix versions.

MAJOR PROBLEMS ‘(The Effects Can Last Forever)’ (US Nugroove NG 052)
Titled to make an anti-drugs statement, this Lenny Dee & Ralphie Dee created instrumental house EP is however ironically acidic, with the pounding ‘Overdose (The Final Trip)’ (125¾bpm), hollow washing machine-type ‘Flashbacks (Version)‘ (120bpm), throbbing ‘The Rush (Freakout Mix)‘ (122bpm), and twittering ‘Paranoia (The Bad Trip)‘ (120-81bpm).

SHUT UP AND DANCE ‘Lamborghini’ (129½bpm) (Shut Up And Dance Records SUAD 4)
Raggamuffin harangue introed then whistle blasts and finally Eurythmics ‘Sweet Dreams’-like rhythm driven scampering fast (though unrushed) sparse bounder, flipped by the huskily rapped quite political Martin Luther King punctuated jerkily tapping ‘A Change Soon Come‘ (121bpm) plus its Instrumental.

ERIC B. & RAKIM ‘Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em’ (US MCA Records MCA-6416)
Now undermining sales of its hot title track single, slippery scratcher Eric Barrier and husky rapper William ‘Rakim’ Griffin’s latest album has the warfare introed dry drum thumped ‘Run For Cover’ (107¾bpm), tensely tugging ‘Set ‘Em Straight‘ (99¾bpm), rumbling choppy ‘Keep ‘Em Eager To Listen‘ (95bpm), old school style scratching ‘Eric B. Made My Day‘ (107¾bpm), word spitting nervy frantic ‘No Omega‘ (116bpm), trickily wriggling tongue twisting ‘Untouchables‘ (116bpm), sombrely muttered rolling jittery ‘In The Ghetto‘ (94bpm), similar ‘Step Back‘ (94bpm), story telling slow lurching ‘Mahogany‘ (83½bpm), and wordily swirling ‘Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em‘ (109bpm).

E-ZEE POSSEE ‘The Sun Machine (Someday Morning Mix)’ (118¼bpm) (More Protein PROTX 412, via Virgin)
Remixed by Jon Marsh of The Beloved and proving more popular than the previously promoed slightly slower Master and Charlie Brown Mixes, this Fwa and Marcella (as it turns out, rather than MC Kinky) sung now totally different throbbingly thumped chugger is flipped by Jon’s instrumental Dream Machine and drily croaking Aniff Cousins muttered Rapped Up Warm Mix.

ORCHESTRA JB ‘Free Spirit (Slow Burn)’ (101½bpm) (Rumour Records RUMAT 19, via Pacific)
Now calling himself a less confusing Jimmy rather than James Brown (in fact his real name), the London music publisher’s plaintive harmonica and Loleatta Holloway-like comments punctuated swaying piano jogger has a mid-Seventies style rhythm reminiscent of Al Green & Arthur Baker’s ‘Love Is The Message’, with a chunkier instrumental ‘Spirit Groove’ too, but is selling also for the flip’s ‘On A Love Groove 1990 (Get Your Funky Kicks)’ (108¾bpm) remake of his ‘Pump Up The Volume’-ishly tempoed ‘sleeper’ from more than a year ago.


THE CLUB CHART – June 30, 1990

01 01 THE MASTERPLAN Diana Brown & Barrie K. Sharpe, ffrr 12in
02 02 OOOPS UP/(THE OTHER MIX/INSTRUMENTAL) Snap, Arista 12in
03 06 MONIE IN THE MIDDLE (MIXES) Monie Love, Cooltempo 12in
04 09 THINKING OF YOU (MIXES) Maureen Walsh, Urban 12in
05 03 HEAR THE DRUMMER (GET WICKED) (EXTENDED VERSION) Chad Jackson, Big Wave 12in
06 08 LOVE DON’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE (CLUB MIX/INSTRUMENTAL) Double Trouble, Desire 12in
07 04 YAAAAAAAAAAH (FREESTYLE CLUB MIX)/TECHNO TRANCE (PARADISE IS NOW/REVISITED) D-Shake, Cooltempo 12in
08 10 LOVING YOU/(THE LONG HOT SUMMER MIX) Massivo featuring Tracy, Debut 12in
09 05 1’M STILL WAITING (PHIL CHILL 1990 REMIXES) Diana Ross, Motown 12in
10 16 HEAVEN KNOWS Cool Down Zone, 10 Records 12in
11 12 LFO/TRACK 4/PROBE LFO, W.A.R.P. Records 12in
12 14 FIRST TIME EVER (MELLOW GROOVE/BUMPY) Joanna Law, CityBeat 12in
13 17 HOLD ON (EXTENDED VERSION), En Vogue Atlantic 12in
14 11 PEOPLE/MISSING/OUR TIME HAS NOW COME/IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT/TIME (UNTITLED)/COURTNEY BLOWS/1990 A NEW DECADE Soul II Soul, 10 Records LP
15 37 DATE WITH THE RAIN (MIXES) Jamie Principle, Atlantic 12in
16 20 BEEF (THE FUTURE MIX) Gary Clail On-U Sound System, Perfecto Records 12in promo
17 23 I LOVE MUSIC (SLAMMING LARGE MIX) Darryl Pandy, Eternal 12in
18 19 RELEASE ME (GOSPEL) Fatman & Stella Mae, Cue Records 12in
19 07 SILENT VOICE/INSTRUMENTAL Innocence, Cooltempo 12in pre-release
20 38 ALRIGHT (HIP HOP MIX) Janet Jackson, A&M 12in
21 89 EVERYTHING (LONG/MELTDOWN/KICKIN’ MIXES) Kicking Back with Taxman, 10 Records 12in promo
22 32 BACK BY DOPE DEMAND/FEEL THE FLOW (MIXES) King Bee, 1st Bass 12in
23 27 FACTS OF LIFE (DANCIN’ DANNY D’S MIXES) Danny Madden, Eternal 12in pre-release
24 — OH SUSANNA (TOM’S DINER)/(INSTRUMENTAL) Suzanne Vega, S&B 12in bootleg
25 18  RESCUE ME (CITY LIGHTS)/EASY LIFE/SEARCHIN’/MAGIC/RUNAWAY Cabaret Voltaire (‘Groovy, Laidback And Nasty EP’). Parlophone 12in
26 15 TREAT ME GOOD (EXTENDED VERSION)/I WANT YOUR LOVE Yazz, Big Life 12in
27 57 CLOSE TO YOU (THE ROUNDHOUSE MIXES) Maxi Priest, 10 Records 12in
28 85 PSYKO FUNK (NOMAD SOUL COLDCUT MIXES) Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E., 4+ B’ 12in pre-release
29 26 LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE (GROOVE MIX/HOUSE MIX)/THE LAST NIGHT Coldjam featuring Grace, Big Wave 12in white label
30 — GET SWEET LOVE (GHETTO MIXES)/ALL NIGHT LONG (REMIX) Jay Mondi & The Living Bass, 10 Records 12in pre-release
31 36 FREE Tammy Payne, Bristol Baseline Productions 10in promo
32 39 EVERYBODY EVERYBODY (LE FREAK MIX/LOVE UNLIMITED EDIT) Black Box, de/Construction Records 12in
33 21 FEEL THE RHYTHM (MIXES) Jazzi P, A&M 12in
34 34 PARTY CHILDREN (12” MIX)/WICKED IN MOMBASSA (SUBROSA RAPSTYLE/ORIGINAL) Mark Summers, 4 + B’ 12in
35 71 NYCE & SLO (THE BLOW HORN MIX/THE LUVBUG/R-RATED Lil Louis & The World, ffrr 12in pre-release
36 41 DON’T GO AWAY (MIXES) Boneshakers, Reachin’ Records 12in pre-release
37 — THE FUTURE (REMIX)/ELECTRIC CHAIR (REMIX) Prince, German Warner Bros 12in
38 24 PURE (PURE ENERGY/JOURNEY MIX) G.T.O. Dutch Go Bang! Records 12in
39 75 LAMBORGHINI Shut Up And Dance, Shut Up And Dance 12in pre-release
40 22 FLOATATION (SUBSONIC GRID/SONIC SWING MIXES) The Grid, eastwest 12in
41 62 FREE SPIRIT (SLOW BURN)/ON A LOVE GROOVE 1990 (GET YOUR FUNKY KICKS) Orchestra JB, Rumour Records 12in
42 61 IF U KEEP IT UP/(IF U DRUM IT MIX) Liz Torres, Jive 12in pre-release
43 47 OUTSTANDING/(MACATTACK MIX) Kenny Thomas, Cooltempo 12in pre-release
44 33 HOOMBA HOOMBA (MIXES) Voice Of Africa, Tam Tam Records 12in
45 94 OAKLAND STROKE (BRIXTON BASS/UPSO MIXES) Tony! Toni! Toné!, Wing Records 12in pre-release
46 45 WON’T STOP LOVING YOU (NORMAN COOK/BERNARD SUMNER REMIXES) A Certain Ratio, A&M 12in
47 re RELEASE YOURSELF Fresh 4 (Children Of The Ghetto) featuring Sister Redz, 10 Records 12in
48 31 I’M STILL WAITING Courtney Pine featuring Carroll Thompson, Mango 12in
49 55 CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU (MIXES) Richard Rogers, BCM Records 12in
50 56 AMERIKKKA’S MOST WANTED/THE NIGGA YA LOVE TO HATE/ROLLIN’ WIT THE LENCH MOB/A GANGSTA’S FAIRYTALE/ENDANGERED SPECIES Ice Cube, US Priority Records LP
51 — MAMA (BREAKDOWN MIX) Phil Collins/LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE (REMIX) Indeep (‘Balearic Beats Volume 3’), London In The Area Records 12in bootleg
52 — THE POWER OF HUMAN NATURE Michael Jackson & Snap/JUNGLE BEAT Incredible Bongo Band, 12in bootleg
53 13 IT’S HAPPENIN’ Plus One featuring Sirron, MCA Records 12in
54 30 JOY AND HEARTBREAK (THE RAID/FUTURE MIXES) Movement .98 (featuring Carroll Thompson), Circa Records 12in
55 58 GOOD LOVE (EXTENDED HYPE CLUB) Klymaxx, MCA Records 12in
56 — (WE ARE) THE ADORED/(INST/RAIN MIX) Ambience, Raw Bass Records 12in
57 — I GOT TA (LP VERSION/DUB VERSION)/ME AND THE BIZ (EXTENDED VERSION/EDIT) Master Ace, US Cold Chillin’ 12in
58 — A KNIFE AND A FORK (THE MASSIVELY PARALLEL MIX)/HACK ONE (THE INTERNET WORM MIX) Think Tank, US Hakattak Records 12in
59 96 SITTIN’ IN THE LAP OF LUXURY (SHEP’S MIXES) Louie Louie, US WTG Records 12in promo
60 40 DO YOU WANT MY LOVE? (MIXES) The Rock Posse featuring Fonda Rae, US Flatbush Beat 12in
61 70 NAKED IN THE RAIN (MIXES) Blue Pearl, W.A.U! Mr. Modo Recordings/Big Life 12in
62 53 VENUS (THE PIANO/BONUS MIXES) Don Pablo’s Animals, Rumour Records 12in
63 74 OVERDOSE/FLASHBACKS/THE RUSH/PARANOIA Major Problems (The Effects Can Last Forever), US Nugroove 12in
64 re LET’S GET BUSY (PUMP IT UP)/THE WORLD OF MUSIC (LIBERATION MIX) Clubland feat Quartz, Supreme Records 12in
65 25 WON’T YOU SHELTER ME/(DIGITAL MIX) Circuit, Cooltempo 12in
66 63 ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART Saint Etienne, Heavenly 12in
67 72 MERCY MERCY ME (THE ECOLOGY) (VERSIONS) Milira, Motown 12in
68 77 DON’T PLAY ME RAW (MIXES) Ecstasy, US Sleeping Bag Records 12in
69 64 STRONGER TOGETHER/DON’T MAKE ME WAIT/STAY The Chimes, CBS LP
70 — LOVELY THING/(INSTRUMENTAL/RAP) Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Jazzy Joyce, Mango 12in
71 80 THE SUN MACHINE (SOMEDAY MORNING MIX) E-ZEE Possee, More Protein 12in pre-release
72 43 AFFECTION Liaz, Kool Kat/Big Life 12in
73 83 ON THE ONE (CLUB MIX) Glen Goldsmith, RCA 12in pre-release
74 — COME INTO MY HOUSE (RICHIE RICH MIX A/ORBITAL MIX B/RICHIE RICH DUB MIX C/JULIAN PERES MIX D/FAST EDDIE MIX E/DJ MARK THE 45 KING MIX F) Queen Latifah, Gee Street 12in promo
75 — BROTHERS GONNA WORK IT OUT (REMIX/DUB) Public Enemy, Def Jam recordings 12in
76 78 CRAZY EARTH (ACID RAIN) Fortran 5, Mute Do Brasil 12in promo
77 44 ONE DESTINATION (MIXES) Light Of The World, Cooltempo 12in
78 55 LET THE RHYTHM HIT ‘EM (MIXES) Eric B & Rakim, US MCA Records 12in
79 59 GIVE IT UP (MIXES) Dr. Blackstein, Oh’Zone Records 12in
80 49 2 MUCH (PHUTURE WORLD MIX) Paradise 10 (featuring Less Stress), W.A.U! Mr. Modo Recordings 12in
81 99 WHAT YOU NEED… (MIXES) Soft House Company, Global Village 12in
82 90 GET DUMB! (FREE YOUR BODY) (THE CLIVILLES/COLE REMIXES) The Crew featuring Freedom Williams, US Vendetta Records 12in
83 — TOUCH ME UP (VERSIONS) Body, US MCA Records 12in
84 79 RUN FOR COVER/SET ‘EM STRAIGHT/KEEP ‘EM EAGER TO LISTEN/ERIC B. MADE MY DAY Eric B. & Rakim, US MCA Records LP
85 — RISKY IS RHYTHM/RISKY F.P.I. Project presents, Rumour Records 12in
86 29 DO IT, BELIEVE IT (MIXES) Joey Negro, Z Records 12in
87 — DOIN OUR OWN DANG (DO IT TO THE JB’s MIX/NORMAN COOK REMIX/RICHIE FERMÉ REMIX) Jungle Brothers, Eternal 12in pre-release
88 — MAKE YOU SWEAT/LOVE TO LOVE YOU/YOUR LOVE/YOUR LOVE – PART 2/COME BACK/MERRY GO ROUND/JUST ONE OF THEM THANGS/I KNEW THAT YOU WERE CHEATIN/I’LL GIVE ALL MY LOVE TO YOU Keith Sweat, Vintertainment LP
89 73 TAKE ME (CLIFTON MIX/INSTRUMENTAL) E.B.T.G., blanco y negro 12in pre-release
90 re DON’T LEAVE ME (I’M WITH U) Natural Experience featuring Kayo (‘Going Back To Basics! Volume 1’), The Brothers Organisation 12in
91 60 LOVING YOU (SUMMER BREEZE REMIX) Massivo featuring Tracy, Debut 12in
92 — A HUGE EVER GROWING REMIX (ORBITAL DANCE MIX) Orb W.A.U! Mr. Modo Recordings/Big Life 12in
93 — U CAN’T TOUCH THIS (VERSIONS) MC Hammer, Capitol 12in
94 97 YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY/HOLD ON/STRANGE/LIES En Vogue, Atlantic LP
95 — THE 4 SEASONS/(FACTORY MIX) Smooth & Simmonds, WF 12in white label
96 95 WASH YOUR FACE IN MY SINK (MIXES) Dream Warriors, 4+ B’ 12in pre-release
97 re FREEDOM (MIXES) Jocelyn Brown, WAM 12in white label
98 — UNTOUCHABLE/WHAT CHA CAN PROVE (MEGA MIX)/(INSTRUMENTAL)/MENACE TO SOCIETY Above The Law, Epic 12in
99 — DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME/(DUB)/TO THE BONE Impedance, Jumpin’ & Pumpin’ 12in pre-release
100 — I LIKE GIRLS (CLUB MIX/LEE’S CLUB MIX) Mr. Lee, Jive 12in promo

One thought on “June 30, 1990: Kenny Thomas, Leta Davis, Clubland feat Quartz, Keith Sweat, Prince”

  1. Well, here’s a turn-up for the books: just over a year before the world wide web was released to the general public, Think Tank (better known as Information Society) get in there well ahead of the curve, with their Internet Worm Mix of “Hack One”. I would never have expected the word to have shown up this early!

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