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Miami Bands of The 70s

The Open House Days….Growing Up In Miami

The Open House Days….Growing Up In Miami

The many bands that played The Open House venues did more than provide us with musical entertainment, they were also the trend setters , high school and junior high school kids would emulate their style of dress from the ‘ QIANA’ shirts down to the transparent ...

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February 24th, 2015

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France Joli Returns to Miami

France Joli Returns to Miami

On any given weekend you can still hear ” Come to Me” or one of her countless hit songs playing somewhere in South Florida. Her music has been part of Miami’s soundtrack since it was first released in 1979. There is not one person that grew up here during ...

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February 24th, 2015

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EL MUSEO DEL DISCO …..Miami’s Record Store

EL MUSEO DEL DISCO …..Miami’s Record Store

Back in the 70s and early 80s, Miami had it’s share of Record Stores. Lee’s Record’s , Blue Note,The Village, E.R.E,Joe’s Records, Ultra,Peaches,Spec’s Ricky Records, Underground, The Cave , BPM, Carjul, Record Gallery,Lily’s, Yesterday ...

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February 24th, 2015

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Mantrap ” I Was Right” The Return of the Slow Jam

Mantrap ” I Was Right” The Return of the Slow Jam

We do alot of jumping around at the clubs, rarely if at all does the DJ or the band slows things down. Mantrap’ latest CD ” Timeless” reminds us that Love ( and Dancing while in Love) never goes out of style and a smooth slow jam like ” I Was ...

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February 20th, 2015

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The History of ” Gonna Get Along without You Now”

The History of ” Gonna Get Along without You Now”

One of my favorite Dance floor fillers has always been Viola Will’s ” Gonna Get along without you Now” a bubbly, uptempo song guaranteed to get the people out of their seats ( Girls Loved this song). Originally released in 1979 on Sylvia Robinson’s ...

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February 19th, 2015

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” Get Ready” Happy Birthday Smokey Robinson February 19

” Get Ready” Happy Birthday Smokey Robinson February 19

Written by Smokey Robinson , it produced hit records for The Temptations in 1966, and Rare Earth in 1970. In 1979 Smokey Released an under promoted ” Disco” version that I must say was pretty good and I also was guilty of not playing this track as often as I ...

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February 19th, 2015

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The Miracles ” Love Machine”

The Miracles ” Love Machine”

At the very beginning of the track you hear that famous growl by Billy Griffin who had replaced Smokey Robinson as the Lead singer and that acts as a call to the dancefloor from the Miracle’s #1 hit ” Love Machine” ( taken from their 1975 album “City ...

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February 19th, 2015

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Miami’s Midway Skating Center” Growing up in Miami”

Miami’s Midway Skating Center” Growing up in Miami”

It didn’t really matter if you could roller skate or not ( I couldn’t) yet you would show up religiously every weekend and come as close as any teenager without a fake ID could to a nightclub. The music reflected the clubs as well as the popular radio hits. It ...

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February 17th, 2015

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Barrabas ” Wild Safari”

Barrabas ” Wild Safari”

José Fernando Arbex Miró (28 May 1941 – 5 July 2003) was a Spanish musician and songwriter from Madrid, founder of the group Barrabas. A group whose unique style and sound found it’s way into the early dance clubs. A blend of Latin rock with jazz and funk influences ...

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February 15th, 2015

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B.Blase ” Shame ( You Were The Big Sensation ) “

B.Blase ” Shame ( You Were The Big Sensation ) “

Italian Producer DJ,radio presenter and founder of Propio Records Stefano Secchi a well known name in the Italo Music Circles produced this 1984 Italo Dancefloor Hit ” Shame (You Were The Big Sensation) By genre it is ” Italo” but it’s style strayed ...

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February 12th, 2015

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