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Teri DeSario – The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of / Ain’t Nothing Gonna Keep Me From You (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 25th January 2013


Side A


Teri DeSario (born November 27, 1951) is a singer/songwriter from Miami, Florida. DeSario worked within several music genres out of high school. She was vocalist, played recorder and harp from 1970 – 1977 with a Medieval and Renaissance music group, the Early Music Consort, headed by scholar and Pro Musica member Arnold Grayson. She began her popular career as a singer/songwriter in the folk genre and later expanded her love of folk music with her passion for jazz. After marrying horn player, arranger, and composer Bill Purse, they founded a pop-folk-jazz collaborative called Abacus. One night a long-haired man walked into the club where she was performing, claiming to be the producer of the Bee Gees; it turned out he actually was. Barry Gibb heard her demo of original music and was so inspired by DeSario’s vocals that he wrote a song for her called “Ain’t Nothing Gonna Keep Me From You” and helped her obtain a recording contract.

“Ain’t Nothing Gonna Keep Me From You” from 1978 was Teri DeSario’s first hit single, written and produced by the Bee Gees’ lead vocalist/songwriter Barry Gibb, from her first album Pleasure Train, also released in 1978. Gibb also sang backing vocals on the track.

The second single from the album “The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of” peaked at #41 on the US dance chart.

Even though the first single from her debut, Pleasure Train, made #43 on the U.S. pop charts, she hadn’t really enjoyed the recording experience and wanted a new direction. It was then that she bumped into an old school mate she had as a teen, Harry Wayne Casey (KC) of KC and the Sunshine Band. In 1980 De Sario recorded a duet with KC a cover of Barbra Mason’s “Yes I’m Ready” which became a #2pop hit in the US.

This single sided 12″ promo contains both tracks on the same side.A1

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of 6:40
Written-By – Joey CarboneLenny Lambert*

Ain’t Nothing Gonna Keep Me From You 6:32
Written-By – Barry Gibb
Backing Vocals – Barry GibbTeri De Sario*
Producer – Barry Gibb

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint


Year Single Chart Position
1978 Ain’t Nothing Gonna Keep Me From You U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #43
1979 The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play #41


Label: Casablanca Records ‎– NBD 20157 DJ
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM, Promo, Single Sided
Country: US
Released: 1978
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Disco
Credits: Producer – Denny RandellHoward AlbertRon Albert

Disco versions from the LP “PLEASURE TRAIN”
Both tracks appear on the same side.

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Sleeve Front

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

Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Playlist Creator

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

PW: burningtheground

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