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Month: February 2018

Mr. Magic – Potential 1980

Magic Records (US) [KF 3102] 1980 Following the success of ‘Rappin’ With Mr. Magic’ Tony Pearson released his second single. ‘Potential 1980’ was written by Ellwood Henderson, a songwriter and drummer with The Jimmy Castor Bunch. Once again it was released as a 7″ followed by a 12″ with the additional track ‘Magic Life Coast …

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Tanganyika – I’m Little Roxanne

A-Side Records (US) [ASMK3003] 1985 This was the debut release by 7 year old Tanganyika and was just one of the many answer versions in the ‘Roxanne Saga’. It was written, produced and arranged by Mitch Braithwaite and Karen Luciano Side A I’m Little Roxanne [3:25] Little Rox’s Beat Box [3:45] (featuring Rahjeeb) Side B …

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