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Village People – Ready For The 80’s (UK 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 18th December 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1979

Side A

“Ready for the 80’s” is a song recorded by American disco group the Village People. It was released in 1979 as the lead single from the group’s fifth album Live and Sleazy. It peaked at number 52 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.

The song featured the debut of Ray Simpson as lead singer of the group, replacing Victor Willis (who appears on earlier tracks on the album).

SIDE A:
Ready For The 80’s (Disco Mix With Special Christmas Message) 6:53

SIDE B:
Ready For The 80’s (Disco Mix Without Message) 6:53

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1979 Ready For The 80’s U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #52

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Mercury ‎– 9198 505/DJ
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Promo
Country: UK
Released: 1979
Genre: Electronic
Style: Disco

CREDITS:
Executive Producer – Henri Belolo
Lead Vocals – Ray Simpson
Producer – Jacques Morali

NOTES:
Promotional Only Not For Sale
From the LP “LIVE AND SLEAZY”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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 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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Victor Willis – Physical (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 13th June 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

Side A

DISCO FRIDAY!

In 1983 Victor Willis original lead singer of The Village People released his one and only solo single an disco funk cover of Olivia Newton-John’s mega hit “Physical”. Originally released in 1981 Newton-John’s version spent an incredible ten weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The Victor Willis version did not chart and was only released as a 12″ single in the United States on Sutra records.

SIDE A:
Physical 5:05

SIDE B:
Physical (Instrumental) 4:40

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Sutra Records ‎– SUD 019
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Disco, Funk

CREDITS:
Engineer – Mike Theodore
Executive Producer – Hank Talbert
Producer – Jon Grossbard, Mike Theodore
Written-By – Stephen A. Kipner*, Terry J. Shaddick*

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side B

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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