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Rockwell – Taxman (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 4th December 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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Rockwell – Obscene Phone Caller (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th October 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

Side One

“Obscene Phone Caller” was the Follow-up single to Rockwell’s hit “Somebody’s Watching Me” howver the single underperformed and became Rockwell’s only other Top 40 single peaking at #35 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the UK the single reached the #79 position.

SIDE A:
Obscene Phone Caller (12″ Voc.) 4:28

SIDE B:
Obscene Phone Caller (Instrumental) 5:17

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1984 Obscene Phone Caller U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #35

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Motown ‎– PR-143
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1984
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Executive Producer – Ray Singleton
Producer, Arranged By – Curtis Anthony NolenRockwell
Written-By – Rockwell

NOTES:
Original version appears on the Motown LP:
“SOMEBODY’S WATCHING ME”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side Two

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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