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80's and 90's 12 Inch Mixes

Rod Stewart – Passion (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on August 30th, 2013


Side A


Re-Rip Newly Remastered!

Originally I posted this one on January 11, 2011. But for those who may have missed it or if you are a new reader just discovering BTG. I decided to give this one a new rip with my newer Ortofon Super 30 stylus. This 12″ is also being posted in 24 bit flac for the very first time!

“Passion” was the first single released in 1980 from Rod Stewarts tenth solo studio album ‘Foolish Behaviour”. The single peaked at #17 in the UK while reaching the #5 position on the US Billnoard Hot 100 in November 1980.

Passion (Long Version) 7:36

Passion (Short Version) 5:36

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (company sleeve)


Year Single Chart Position
1980 Passion U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #5
1980 Passion U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play #14
1980 Passion U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #65


Label: Warner Bros. Records – PRO-A-921
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1980
Genre: Pop, Rock
Style: Pop Rock
Credits: Co-producer – Jeremy Andrew Johns*, Rod Stewart Group, The
Producer – Harry The Hook

From the LP:

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side B

Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Playlist Creator

All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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17 Responses to “Rod Stewart – Passion (US 12″ Promo)”

  1. Stefano Says:

    YES! Another re-rip and also one of which I really really wanted a re-rip in higher quality. I love it!
    This has been a very good week Paul, thank you very much. I’m delighted.
    Amazing long version, only available on vinyl. This long version should have been the album version, and the album version should have been the single edit.

    Have a nice weekend. And what the heck, take the Monday off, see you Tuesday. Okay?


    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Stefano makes me happy to see you so excited 🙂 I agree the versions should have been flipped. I am debating taking Monday off for Labor Day I might just do it. Have a nice weekend.


    Stefano Reply:

    I like the quality Paul. Crisp improvement to the old post. Thanks!


  2. fred smith Says:

    I don’t know about the US but in the UK this was given a commercial release;thanks for making it available in digital form.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    you’re welcome Fred. In the US the Long Version was only released as a promo as far as I know.


    Stefano Reply:

    The 12 inch had a commercial release throughout Europe at least. Strange that it didn’t make the stores in the US.


  3. ex15 Says:

    One of my favourite Rod Stewart tracks…

    Keep them coming, Paul.


  4. Dngruss Says:

    Good call DjPaulT, Nice to see this one re-ripped.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Dngruss 🙂


  5. Bearguy Says:

    Woo hoo! I know I grabbed this one the first time around but it’s nice to have an update.
    Thanx Paul… and enjoy the weekend!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Bearguy. Have a great weekend 🙂


  6. Jason Says:

    Thanks for the re-rip Paul. I can now cross this off my request list.


  7. Andrew Says:

    I wanted to say thank you for redoing this. I can not believe how much better the 12 inch version is in my opinion. I like this version 10 times more than the radio version. Have a wonderful Labor Day weekend. This is like an early birthday present for me. Thank you !


  8. risildowgtn Says:

    U r so awesome DjPaul. Love this mix and it sounds awesome in 24 bit surround sound hahahah spring is here 😛


  9. Jeffrey Says:

    another great one, keep them coming!


  10. risildowgtn Says:

    I love this version.sounds awesome in my truk hahahah.extreme
    you so rock 🙂


  11. woz Says:

    Thanks for this re-rip 🙂


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