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Pebbles – Mercedes Boy (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 14th November 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Mercedes Boy” is a song by American singer Pebbles from her 1987 self-titled debut studio album. The song was written by Pebbles and produced by Charlie Wilson, with additional production from Pebbles. “Mercedes Boy” was released as the album’s second single on March 7, 1988, by MCA Records.

In the United States, “Mercedes Boy” reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100, behind Cheap Trick’s “The Flame”, number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, and number two for two weeks on the Dance Club songs chart.

SIDE A:
Mercedes Boy (Extended Version) 7:20

SIDE B:
Mercedes Boy (Radio Edit) 5:10
Mercedes Boy (Instrumental) 4:11
Mercedes Boy (Dub) 7:29
Edited By – Steve Beltran
Mercedes Boy (Bonus Beats) 3:39

VINYL GRADE:
VINYL: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Mercedes Boy U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #2
1988 Mercedes Boy U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs #1
1988 Mercedes Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #2

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-23838
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Rhythm & Blues, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Executive Producer – George L. Smith
Producer – Charlie Wilson, Pebbles
Producer [Additional Production] – Jeff Lorber, Louil Silas, Jr.*
Remix – Keith Cohen, Peter Arata
Supervised By, Remix – Louil Silas, Jr.*
Written-By – Pebbles

NOTES:
From the MCA LP “PEBBLES”

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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