Twilight 22 – In The Spirit

Vanguard (US) [SPV 70] 1983 This was Twilight 22’s Christmas release which was the follow up to “Electric Kingdom”. There are 2 different promo versions of this release. Promo Release Version 1 Side A In The Spirit (Vocal) [6:50] Side B In The Spirit (Vocal) [4:05] In The Spirit (Instrumental) [5:46] Promo Release Version 2 Side A In The Spirit (Vocal) [6:50] Side B In […]

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Twilight 22 – Siberian Nights

Vanguard (US) [SPV 73] 1984 This was the third release from Twilight 22 and was a similar style to their debut and another classic jam. It was reissued in 1989 as a B side to “Electric Kingdom” on Hot Classics, itself with a couple of label variations. As with ‘Electric Kingdom, there are a couple of different releases. One has […]

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Twilight 22 – Electric Kingdom

Vanguard (US) [SPV 68] 1983 This is the debut release from Gordon Bahary & Joseph Saulter aka Twilight 22. After sitting in on the session for Stevie Wonder’s classic release “Songs in the key of life”, Gordon Bahary went on to feature on his 1979 follow up and also Herbie Hancock’s “Feets don’t fail me now”. It was through Herbie […]

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Ice T – Killers b/w Body Rock

Electrobeat Records (US) [EB002] 1985   Second release on Electrobeat Records, this time by West Coast hip hop pioneer Ice T. The track is produced by and features The Alien Wizard aka David Storrs on the chorus. There are a couple of label colour variations plus a mid 2000’s repress. As you can see from the images, the repress is […]

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Ice T – Cold Wind Madness b/w The Coldest Rap

Saturn Records (US) [SAT-1002] 1983   East Coast born and West Coast raised, Tracy Marrow aka Ice T is one of the West Coast hip hop legends. After school he served in the US military and had plans on pursuing a career as a DJ and club promoter but despite his attempts to stay on the straight and narrow he found […]

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Star Studded Strutters – Neckwork

Eron Records (US) [RON-12A974] 1983 Early piece of Southern electro funk from legendary club and radio DJ Ushy Eron (R.I.P.) out of Dallas and the very first rap record from Fort Worth. It was a huge local hit released on Ushy’s own label. The first rap record I produced. I just found out that an old friend Ushy Eron had […]

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