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01 Jan 1970 |

Alex Gutierrez

Grace Jones is Back

Grace Jones is Back

I love Grace Jones. Saw her several times in the 70s at the South Florida Nightclub Limelight in Hollywood. Great show, Great tracks , “Do or Die”, ” I Need a Man” ” Sorry” her timeless rendition of ” La Vie En Rose” Her own ...

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November 25th, 2014

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Bringing Back the Funk !

Bringing Back the Funk !

Roger Troutman ( Zapp) is smiling up in Heaven . So is Rick James and a couple other “Funkmeisters” that aren’t with us anymore. The New Track by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars packs in all the elements of Funk and other 80s R&B styles you can handle in ...

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November 25th, 2014

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Leroy Gomez still makes you ” Get Up and Boogie”

Leroy Gomez still makes you ” Get Up and Boogie”

A few years ago on our Disco program Open House Radio we had the pleasure of interviewing one of the early stars of Disco, Leroy Gomez. His project Santa Esmeralda with friends Nicolas Skorsky and Jean Manuel de Scarano, songwriters who had launched their own label was the ...

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November 21st, 2014

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From Party All the Time to ” Gettin’ Irie”

From Party All the Time to ” Gettin’ Irie”

Written and produced by Rick James and Kevin Johnston and ranked as #36 on the list of the 100 Worst Songs Ever. Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy scored big in 1985 with this infectious and catchy track that basically complained about his girlfriend’s addiction to ...

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November 20th, 2014

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Jimmy Ruffin Mended our Broken Hearts

Jimmy Ruffin Mended our Broken Hearts

Born May 7, 1939, Collinsville, Mississippi, he first signed with a Motown subsidiary, the short-lived Miracle, in 1961. He had several hits between the 60s and the 80s, the most successful being “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted.” He would recall in an ...

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November 19th, 2014

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Giorgio Moroder Returns with ” 74 is the New 24″

Giorgio Moroder Returns with ” 74 is the New 24″

Take a 1/2 cup of his Academy Award-winning theme from the 1978 movie Midnight Express and add 1/4 cup of Donna Summer’s ,Moroder produced track ” I Feel Love” throw in some filters and a couple of Daft Punk vocoder riffs proclaiming that ” 74 is the ...

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November 18th, 2014

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Disco’s Only Grammy Award

Disco’s Only Grammy Award

Without question some of the best Disco material was released between 1978 and 1979. Many consider the most popular year for disco was in 1979. Disco in some form or another had penetrated just about every facet of daily life and it was evident at the top of the music ...

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November 18th, 2014

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She grew Up Riding the Subway…..

She grew Up Riding the Subway…..

You grew up riding the subways running with people Up in Harlem, down on Broadway You’re no tramp but you’re no lady talkin’ that street talk You’re the heart and soul of New York City If you are a true Disco fan not only do you instantly recognize ...

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November 16th, 2014

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Happy Birthday Jimmy Ellis of” The Trammps”

Happy Birthday Jimmy Ellis of” The Trammps”

Tenor Jimmy Ellis was the lead singer of the Trammps.Born in 1937 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Ellis was the eldest of six children.He remained with the Trammps until 2008, when Alzheimer’s disease forced him to retire.Ellis was a founding member of The Trammps, who ...

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November 14th, 2014

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Santana Abraxas celebrates it’s 44th Anniversary

Santana Abraxas celebrates it’s 44th Anniversary

44 Years ago today in 1970 – Santana’s “Black Magic Woman” was released.In 2003 this album was ranked number 205 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums.The album was a perfect blend of Rock and Latin Rhythms ranging from the

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November 13th, 2014

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