Posted by DjPaulT on 4th May 2016
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1989
“Yo Mister” is the fourth track on Patti LaBelle’s second MCA Records album Be Yourself. Later in 1989, “Yo Mister” was released as the album’s second single, containing various remixes of the track.
Basic tracks were recorded on November 11, 1986 at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA, USA. Patti LaBelle’s lead vocal overdubs were recorded on May 21, 1988 at Paisley Park Studios, Chanhassen, MN, USA.
The song is one of LaBelle’s biggest R&B hits to date, peaking at number six on the Billboard R&B chart. The song failed to hit the Billboard Hot 100.
Prince played all instruments and performed backing vocals on the track. The Frankie Knuckles remixes contained on this US 12″ promo are exclusive to this release.
Yo Mister (Miss Thing’s Club Version) 8:44
Yo Mister (Miss Thing’s Radio Version) 5:51
Yo Mister (Miss Thing’s Instrumental) 5:49
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|1989||Yo Mister||U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles||#8|
Label: MCA Records – L33-18087
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: House, Soul
Promotional Only – Not For Sale
Remixed For Def Mix Productions Ltd.
Original version appears on the MCA LP MCA-6292 “Be Yourself”
Find the 12″ on DISCOGS
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
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)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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Tags: Frankie Knuckles, Patti Labelle, Prince, Yo Mister (Miss Thing's Club Version), Yo Mister (Miss Thing's Instrumental), Yo Mister (Miss Thing's Radio Version)
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