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Phil Fearon – Ain’t Nothing But a House Party (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 1st, 2016


A. Front

“Ain’t Nothing But a House Party” is a 1986 single by English record producer Phil Fearon. He was the lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist for the 1980s band Galaxy. “Ain’t Nothing But a House Party” was mixed by Pete Hammond and produced by Stock / Aitken / Waterman. In the Uk the single peaked at #60, in the US it reached #41 on the Billboard dance chart and #92 R&B.

Ain’t Nothing But A House Party (Raise The Roof Mix) 7:20

Ain’t Nothing But A House Party (7″ Edit) 3:23

Burning All My Bridges 3:30
Engineer – Mark McGuire

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint


Year Single Chart Position
1986 Ain’t Nothing But A House Party U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #41
1986 Ain’t Nothing But A House Party U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles #92


Label: Cooltempo ‎– 4V9 43096, Chrysalis ‎– 4V9 43096
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: House

Mixed By – Mix Master Pete Hammond
Photography By – Mike Prior (2)
Producer – Stock / Aitken / Waterman*

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

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

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10 Responses to “Phil Fearon – Ain’t Nothing But a House Party (US 12″)”

  1. Jeff Says:

    I can imagine all the S.A.W. enthusiasts out there getting really, really, REALLY PUMPED over this one Paul!! I think I know this one, but can’t really be sure, but it doesn’t matter. I love all the new (vintage) music you’re exposing us to. All I can do is shake my head in disbelief and say: WOW!!!!! I love taking this journey with you as our Disc Jockey extraordinaire introducing us to all sorts of things. Your vast encyclopedic knowledge of dance records and jams of the past is like a thrilling roller coaster ride with the best sound system available.

    I’m so sorry that you and Jeremy had to work so hard to get things back up and running. Please know that we’re so appreciative Paul. You do such outstanding work that should always be heralded.

    Brimming with Excitement!!



    DjPaulT Reply:

    I am just glad that it was something that we could fix I hate to think of not being able to continue. This is a really fun Chicago house track that really reminds me of Rick Astley. Hope ya like it 🙂


  2. Roy Mahoney Says:

    Well how spooky is this my friend… Was about to put in a request for this song and well blow me down, here it appears. Are you psychic or what? This is such a great feel good song and the production by Stock Aitken Waterman is sheer awesome. I have another brilliant mix of this that combines “Showing Out” by Mel & Kim. Think its called “The FunKim Mel Remix runs for 8 minutes and the two songs are mixed together so perfectly. Anyway massive thanks for this Paul and any chance of the PWL mix of Symptoms of True Love by Tracie Spencer some time in the future. I have also been hunting down the 12” mix of Love my Way by Rick Levay, if you should come across it Paul, I am more than happy to contribute towards costs.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You just have great taste Roy 🙂 I ordered the Tracie Spencer PWL Remix 12″ this afternoon so I will post it as soon as I get it from Germany. I don’t even see Rick Levay listed on Discogs if you can point me to it I will see if I can locate a copy. Cheers!


    Gilbert Reply:

    OMG Paul…did you know that the Tracie Spencer PWL Remixes are nowhere to be found in digital format? Not even on those various artists CD compilation released in Europe. This will be great, not to mention a rare release! The FunKim Mel Remix which was mention by above poster was also a wonderful remix. Hopefully you can get that in the future. Thanks for this release. I, and i’m sure all PWL purists will be waiting for the Tracie Spencer PWL remix!


    Roy Mahoney Reply:

    Sorry Paul, my misspelling. It’s Love my Way by Rik Le Vay. It’s a HiNRG cover of the brilliant Psychedelic Furs song. It appeared on a compilation album released over here in the UK during 1984. Seems it came from Stock Aitken Waterman. Maybe it was made purely for the album as I can’t seem to locate it anywhere else.


    Roy Mahoney Reply:

    Sorry album was called “Chunks of Funk”


  3. BE.D12'' Says:

    Thanks Paul for your incredible work!

    Phil Fearon & Galaxy had a great success in 1984 with “What do I do”
    but Cherry Pop 12″ Anthology was missing – The pina colada mix in dub (6.24)
    and The part 2 (8.05) –
    any chance to have them for the future?

    I respect You.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    I will see what I can do. Both mixes are on separate 12″ singles so I may choose one or the other 🙂


  4. George Says:

    Great version! I was wondering if this was the same song that J. Geils did on “Bloodshot”,and was pleasantly surprised to find that not only was it the same song,but that it was taken in a much different direction than I am used to hearing. If anyone is considering getting this,go for it…you won’t be disappointed!


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