Heartbeat Bro’s – Growing Up

Elite Records (US) [RO-101] 1985 The Heartbeat Brothers were MC (Lord) Kool Gee aka Gregory Whitley, MC Ronnie Ron aka Ronnie Fladger and DJ Al Ski the Great aka Samad Ali. They grew up together in Mott Haven projects in the South Bronx and began the group while attending Elijah D. Clark Jr. High School. They would borrow equipment from […]

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Hardrock Soul Movement – Do It Any Way You Wanna

Elite (UK) [DAZZ-43] 1985 Originally part of the UK’s legendary Mastermind Roadshow, Max L.X. & Dave V.J. parted from the DJ collective sometime around 1984. They had completed several remixes with Mastermind for artists such as Aretha Franklin, Scritti Politti, Loose Ends, etc and also helped mix the classic Street Sounds Electro series of albums but went the solo route […]

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High Fidelity Three – Satisfaction

Cutting Records (US) [CR205] 1985 Great follow up featuring 70’s/80’s soul, funk singer Sarah Dash. A lot slower than their previous release but still just as heavy. The chorus is based around the Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction”. There is the usual black and white label promo and the red label standard release, however, there are two different red label issues. They […]

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