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Bang Diddley

Well-known member
got me think about the jazz dance scene back in the day

quick google and OMG !!!!!!!

brothers in jazz repping cpt - leeds.

- got mad shivers up my spine!
 

jenks

thread death
I have recently rediscovered one of the great lost voices - Paul Quinn.

When Will I Be Inside You Again by Paul Quinn and the Independent is an absolute joy - overblown, grand and dramatic and full of the most wonderful moments.

He did a version of Pale Blue Eyes with Edwyn Collins in the late eighties and was in Bourgie Bourgie.

I know this forum is usually fit to bursting with great contemporary music but really, you should have a listen to this if you get the chance!
 

IdleRich

IdleRich
Not really the kind of stuff that most people on here are into but yesterday I finally got my hands on a Greek garage seven inch that I've been after for years and never thought I would own. The track is called Drive My Mustang by Persons - it's kind of melodic but rough garage, not really a dancer but sounding kinda soulful and dirty like Abba by The Paragons or something, it's only in "good" condition but I don't necessarily mind that on old records, a bit (as long as it's not too much) of crackle or hiss kind of adds some of warmth sometimes I think.
Some info here

http://60spunk.m78.com/greekbands.htm

"First of all we find the Persons from Piraeus (essentially a suburb of the city of Athens and the biggest Greek port - the Translator). This band -- an early incarnation of the legendary Socrates Drank The Conium -- put out 3 singles overall and consisted of the following members: John Spathas, Antonis Tourkogiorgis, Ilias Asvestopoulos, Ilias Boukouvalas, and Antonis Pitsolantis. It is not accidental that songs from their first single open both sides of this record; in our personal opinion this is the best (Greek) single of the sixties: a pair of genuine garage "diamonds"!

PERSONS: "DRIVE MY MUSTANG"
Most fans of the genre consider this the ultimate Greek garage song. It's a legendary song and one of the most wanted and hardest to find singles. It was written by the Persons from Piraeus, a band that later was known by the name Socrates Drank The Conium."
 

DannyL

Wild Horses
... I ask 'cos I've been thinking a lot about buying records and represses etc lately - think I'll start a thread when I get a moment.
 

slim jenkins

El Hombre Invisible
got me think about the jazz dance scene back in the day


Christ, are you that old?! Oh, you mean the 80s...;) Even the dance troupes doing the rounds in London back then weren't as good as the originals featured in those clips...a reliable technique to spruce up mediocre dance music (only my humble opinion, of course). The extensive theft of Bohannon's classic almost rescues it.
 

gumdrops

Well-known member
i find it too hard deciding what to listen to these days - i prefer just whacking on choice fm (which >>>>>> 1xtra). or lbc. or radio 3.
 

IdleRich

IdleRich
"Did you dig it up somewhere or was it an eBay purchase?"
Some guy listed it on gemm two weeks ago and my saved search picked it up. I don't know how rare it actually is or what it usually goes for because weirdly I can't find much info on it apart from on that link - I'm pretty sure it hasn't been listed on ebay in the last three or four years but maybe there are loads of them in Greece I dunno.
 

Corpsey

call me big papa
Yesterday I was mostly enjoying Southern Comfort and coke and listening to Todd Edwards in the pub on my mp3 player.
 

zhao

there are no accidents
Yesterday I was mostly enjoying Southern Comfort and coke and listening to Todd Edwards in the pub on my mp3 player.

not that i disapprove but a bit anti-social of you to sit in the pub with ear phones on no? i should try it sometime though could be kinda nice :)
 

Corpsey

call me big papa
Yeah it was haha it was only for about 10 minutes though and it did me the world of good, it was like a shot in the arm/brain.
 

Bang Diddley

Well-known member
microphone champ v1 from edens page, im slowly getting drawn into the grime meme. loving the flows and tangents they take. if i imagine the same flows coming out of say a saxaphone its sounds like some crazy mad jazz. not sure if i explained that very well.
 

zhao

there are no accidents
going through the vast OCORA catalog... a universe of intrigue, pleasure, excitement... FUCKING amazing.
 

DannyL

Wild Horses
That Microphone champ is great:

.. that's why his live show is a shambles, don't wear shorts if you've got dry ankles, don't take pics if you got dry lips, I thought you knew that, it's like putting custard on chips, I been watching Ninjaman youtube clips..."
 

john eden

male pale and stale
That Microphone champ is great:

.. that's why his live show is a shambles, don't wear shorts if you've got dry ankles, don't take pics if you got dry lips, I thought you knew that, it's like putting custard on chips, I been watching Ninjaman youtube clips..."

*makes gunfinger and shouts alot*

*realises he is still at work* :eek:
 

john eden

male pale and stale
Been having a mini Mad Professor revival, early Ariwa label stuff:

Lorna Gee - 3 Weeks Gone (Mi Giro) 12"
Mad Professor captures Pato Banton LP
Audrey - English Girl 7" repress

and looking forward to the repress of:

Aisha - The Creator
 
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