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Barbi and The Kens – Just A Gigolo (Sweden 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 11th March 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

Side A

“Just A Gigolo” was the first and only single released by the Bobby Orlando project Barbie and The Kens. “Just A Gigolo” debuted on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart on March 7, 1981 spending ten weeks on the survey peaking at #45.

SIDE A:
Just A Gigolo (Extended Version) 6:00

SIDE B:
Just A Gigolo (Instrumental Version) 5:22

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (Company)

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1981 Just A Gigolo U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #45

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Tramps Recordz ‎– TR 001
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: Sweden
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: New Wave

CREDITS:
Producer – Bobby Orlando
Producer [Reproduced By] – Rene Hedemyr*
Remix – Rene Hedemyr*

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Side B

EQUIPMENT USED:
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
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: 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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Barbi and The Kens – Mini LP (US 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 10th March 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1980

A. Front

 

Barbie and the Kens were a short lived 1980s new wave music project of Bobby Orlando, with one minor college radio hit, “Just a Gigolo”, which peaked on the Billboard Club Play charts at No. 45 in 1981.The song is still in rotation on retro radio stations.

The group released one mini LP on 7″ vinyl format in the US.

Tracks B1 and B2 are mixed together on the record no gaps between the two tracks.

SIDE A:
Pay My Bills 2:26
Uptown Downtown Cruising 3:26

SIDE B:
Just A Gigolo 4:12
I’m Not Your Stepping Stone 3:08

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: “O” Records ‎– OR 811
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Mini-Album
Country: US
Released: 1980
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: New Wave

CREDITS:
Artwork [Packaging], Creative Director – Hal Wilson
Backing Vocals [Back Up Voices] – Carol Ross (2), Harriet Vidal
Drums – Mod Top Ken
Executive-Producer – “Bobby Orlando”*
Guitar [Spy] – Swing Kat Ken
Other [Clothes] – “O”
Other [Hair, Make Up] – Roni
Other [Scenery] – Joyce
Photography By – Jon Rynski
Producer, Synthesizer – Klaus Voegel
Vocals – Barbi Doll
Voice [Plastic Macho] – Bachleor Ken

NOTES:
Produced for “O” Records and Visuals.

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
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
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: 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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Bobby “O” & His Banana Republic Feat. Claudja Barry – Whisper To A Scream (Germany 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th October 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“Whisper To A Scream” is a Hi NRG dance track by American record producer, dance music artist Bobby Orlando and singer-songwriter and actress Claudja Barry released in October 1985. The song was featured in the film Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge.

The single debuted on the US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart on October 19, 1985 spending five weeks on the survey peaking at #27.

SIDE A:
Whisper To A Scream 9:04

SIDE B:
Whisper To A Scream (Dub) 6:10

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 Whisper To A Scream U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #27

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Metronome ‎– 883 581-1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Germany
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Hi NRG

CREDITS:
Vocals – Bobby Orlando, Claudja Barry
Written-By – B. Orlando*, C. Chase*

NOTES:
BPM 134

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B. Back

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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