Whodini – Nasty Lady

Jive (US) [JD1-9169] 1983   Fourth US release for Whodini this time produced by legendary German producer Conny Plank (RIP) who was responsible for Kraftwerk’s early releases. The only label variations that I know of are the slightly different layouts of the promo and general release versions. Side A Nasty Lady [5:52] Side B Underground (Street Version) [4:40] Nasty Lady […]

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Whodini – Yours For A Night

Jive (US) [JD 1-9114] 1983 Third US release to be taken from Whodini’s debut album. The track was produced by Roy Carter and the Willesden Dodgers and features vocals from R&B artist Tashan who later debuted as a solo artist on Def Jam in 1986. The only label variation that I know of is a slightly different layout between the […]

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Warp 9 – Beat Wave

Prism (US) [PDS 485] 1983 This is the third release from Warp 9 and once again there are two different promo copies. One is the same as the general release with a dub mix but the other contains two different length radio versions and has a slightly different catalogue number. Promo Only Release [PDS 40085] 1983 Side A Beat Wave […]

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Warp 9 – Light Years Away

Prism (US) [PDS 460] 1983 Following the success of “Nunk”, Golden and Scher recruited Ada Dyer as a female vocalist for this second release. Milton ‘Boe’ Brown, Chuck Wansley and Ada were now the face of the electro funk group Warp 9 and in my opinion, this was their finest moment. There are a couple of label variations for the […]

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West Street Mob – Break Dance-Electric Boogie

Sugar Hill Records (US) [SH-460] 1983 West Street Mob began as a boogie, funk & soul group featuring Bill McGee, Sabrina Gillison & Warren Moore plus producers (and Sylvia Robinson’s sons), Joey Robinson Jr. & Leland Robinson. Their first album in 1981 included a nice cover version of the classic breakbeat “Get Up And Dance” by Freedom and they also […]

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