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Victor Willis – Physical (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 13th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

Side A

DISCO FRIDAY!

In 1983 Victor Willis original lead singer of The Village People released his one and only solo single an disco funk cover of Olivia Newton-John’s mega hit “Physical”. Originally released in 1981 Newton-John’s version spent an incredible ten weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The Victor Willis version did not chart and was only released as a 12″ single in the United States on Sutra records.

SIDE A:
Physical 5:05

SIDE B:
Physical (Instrumental) 4:40

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Sutra Records ‎– SUD 019
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Disco, Funk

CREDITS:
Engineer – Mike Theodore
Executive Producer – Hank Talbert
Producer – Jon Grossbard, Mike Theodore
Written-By – Stephen A. Kipner*, Terry J. Shaddick*

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side B

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: ClickRepair (DeClick Level 3)
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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Password: burningtheground

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16 Responses to “Victor Willis – Physical (US 12″)”

  1. Marty Says:

    Sutra is the same label that released Tammy Faye Bakker’s “The Ballad Of Jim & Tammy”…

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  2. Stefano Says:

    This one is new to me. Let’s find out if Friday can turn into a disco.
    Happy weekend everyone.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Happy weekend Stefano 🙂

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  3. woz Says:

    Never heard this cover before – thanks! 🙂

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Enjoy and you’re welcome Woz!

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  4. Cory Says:

    Never heard this one before … thanks Paul!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Cory!

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  5. Thurston Says:

    Thanks for this interesting post Paul!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Thurston 🙂

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  6. novoline Says:

    Wow, great, totally new to me!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Enjoy Novoline 🙂

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  7. Maxxwell Says:

    Wow. This is certainly one of the best things I think you have ever found. Obscure does not even “cover” it. Good job sir. Thank you.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Maxxwell 🙂

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  8. DMSXX Says:

    Thanks!

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  9. vuoksenniska Says:

    This was great surprise!
    Never heard it before, but I like it 🙂

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  10. George Says:

    I liked it,but my friend and partner in all things didn’t…..thought it was best done by Olivia Newton-John. Also,Victor is about to release a solo album very soon.

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