West Street Mob – I Can’t Stop

Sugar Hill Records (US) [SH-32022] 1984 Another single from West Street Mob featuring Cheryl The Pearl from The Sequence and Joey Robinson Jr. and as mentioned in the track, scratching by DJ Scott. Only a couple of label variations for this one, both manufactured and distributed by MCA. Side A I Can’t Stop (Vocal) [5:05] Side B I Can’t Stop […]

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World’s Famous Supreme Team – Radio Man

Island Records (US) [0-96914] 1984 Follow up to “Hey DJ”. This track features heavy beats, a rock guitar riff and catchy female vocals in the chorus but failed to live up to “Hey DJ”. There are two slightly different versions. The promotional release contains an additional short version which doesn’t appear on the general release. Promotional Release [DMD 791] Side […]

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World’s Famous Supreme Team – Hey DJ

Island Records (US) [0-96956] 1984 See Devine The Mastermind aka Se’Devine Price and Just Allah The Superstar aka Jazzy Just formed The World’s Famous Supreme Team in 1979 when they began hosting and deejaying parties. Their name quickly spread and they landed a radio show on WHBI alongside the legendary Mr. Magic (R.I.P.) before he moved to WBLS. The show […]

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Willesden Dodgers – Breakin’ Out

Jive (UK) [JIVE T 66] 1984 Pete Q. Harris, Nigel Green and Richard Jon Smith made up the production group Willesden Dodgers. Richard was already a successful R&B singer in South Africa with many albums to his name although he was probably best known for his 1983 self titled album with Jive that spawned some fairly successful singles. Nigel and […]

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Willesden Dodgers – Gunsmoke Breakout

Jive (UK/US) [JIVE T 67/JED 1-9228] 1984 “Gunsmoke Breakout” was the groups second single and, in my opinion, an instrumental masterpiece and also featured as one of the main anthems for the classic live jam “Hip Hop at the Hippodrome” aka “Electro Rock”. To be honest, I always thought this was their first single but catalogue numbers seem to suggest […]

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