Barone – Shake It Up (‘Til Ya Drop)

Silver Blue Records (US) [4Z9 05114] 1984 Marcus Barone released one album as a member of electronic, disco band The Ring before releasing this electro pop track in 1984 with a little help from legendary 80’s producer & remixer Shep Pettibone. After a career as a studio musician in the 80’s, writing tracks such as “Right There” by Two Sisters, […]

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Man Parrish – Hey There, Homeboys

Sugarscoop Records (US) [SS-433] 1985 Although this is by far the last track from Man Parrish it’s the last hip hop/electro track of the period covered. It features a vocoder intro then the vocal talents of the same two receptionists, Theresa and Tracey, that appeared on the Two Sisters releases and worked at Sugarscoop. Manny & Raul wrote the lyrics and […]

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