Soul II Soul, JT & The Big Family, and the Funk Masters, the final 3 from Show 84 played by Paul

9 06 2011

Soul II Soul ~ Back To Life ~ Ten ~ 1989

A happy face, a thumpin’ bass for a lovin race – of course it’s Soul II Soul with vocals by Caron Wheeler – their biggest hit – Number 1 on the UK chart, and the US R&B and Dance charts – number 4 on the Hot 100

JT & The Big Family ~ Moments In Soul ~ Champion Records ~ 1990

Italian producers Paul Bisiach, Mauro Ferrucci and Christian Hornbostel, the team that also produced the Don Pablo’s Animals version of Venus, with a sackful of samples from Soul II Soul, Art Of Noise, O’Jays, and Led Zeppelin (drums on the drop from “When The Levee Breaks”). UK number 7

Funk Masters ~ It’s Over ~ Master Funk Records UK / RCA US ~ 1983

A UK number 8 from an act put together by UK producer Tony Williams with vocals from Juliet Roberts (written by Mandy Newton & Tony Williams)



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