Double Dee & Steinski – Lessons

Tommy Boy (US) [TB 867] 1985 In 1983 Tommy Boy launched a competition officially titled ‘Hey Mr. DJ Play That Beat Down By Law Switch The Licks Mastermix Contest’ to find new remixes of G.L.O.B.E. & Whiz Kid’s “Play That Beat” which would hopefully boost sales. The prize was the complete Tommy Boy catalogue of releases to date, a t-shirt, $100 and […]

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Kurtis Blow – It’s Gettin’ Hot b/w Do The Do

Mercury (US) [MK-177] 1981 This is by far the most in demand Kurtis Blow record. “It’s Gettin’ Hot” is a standard disco rap in the same style as his previous work but flip it over and you get the classic, “Do The Do”, a nice open drum break made famous by Double Dee & Steinski on the cut-n-paste classic “Lesson […]

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