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Rockwell – Taxman (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 4th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

“Taxman” is a song written by George Harrison and originally recorded by The Beatles as the opening track for the 1966 album Revolver.

Im 1984 American musician Rockwell covered the song which was the fourth single taken fom his debut album “Somebody’s Watching Me”. The single only charted in the U.K. peaking at #88.

No mixes here just wanted to post this in light of recent tax events in the uSA.

SIDE A:
Taxman 3:58

SIDE B:
Wasting Away 3:58
Change Your Ways 4:23

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Motown ‎– TMGT 1345
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1984
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Co-producer – Curtis Anthony Nolen

NOTES:
45 RPM DISCO MIX
Produced and arranged by Curtis Anthony Nolen and Rockwell for Super Three Productions.

From the LP “SOMEBODY’S WATCHING ME”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removal: Manual
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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17 Responses to “Rockwell – Taxman (UK 12″)”

  1. Duckmite Says:

    i love rockwell! good sound! Thanks DJ!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Duckmite 🙂

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  2. Jeff Says:

    This song created a bit of a buzz on my old college radio station. I remember playing it a couple of times myself. It’s great to have it now, courtesy of you Paul. It’s great re-living memories courtesy of you.

    Jeff

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Jeff 🙂

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  3. David Says:

    Thanks squeeze, loved this Rockwell song in the 80s. You don’t maybe have the Peeping Tom 12″?

    Greetings from Cape Town
    David

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    It’s been a while since I have heard from you David. I don’t have “Peeping Tom” at the moment.

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  4. Daniel Says:

    Even tho there are no special mixes on this single I’m happy to get these 3 superb songs from Rockwell in pristine quality. Thanks Paul.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Daniel 🙂

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    Ian Reply:

    You say no mixes but does it not say “45 RPM DISCO MIX” on the front cover?

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Yes Ian but that is false a lot of European 12″ singles say this. The versions here are the album mixes.

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    Ian Reply:

    The cheeky monkeys! lol

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    Dirk Reply:

    There are dozens of 12” with just a repeat of a verse by bad cut ‘n’paste, I might add. While I(!) want something new or more or different – not the-same-but-twice.

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  5. ING Says:

    Oh my! I thought I was the only one who paid attention beyond Somebody’s Watching Me! I had all 3 of his albums I knew about on cassette and the first also on vinyl…I think I also have the promotional 12″ of Peeping tom! Any more you can share would be very much enjoyed! Let me know if you want to exchange….

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you ING 🙂

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  6. CL Says:

    🙂 Thanks!!!!

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  7. opoder Says:

    Those eyes remember MJ cover… but Rockwell did first.
    THANK YOU

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  8. gonzalo76 Says:

    “Change Your Ways”, another song from Miami Vice TV series!
    Thank you very much Paul!!!

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