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Viola Wills – If You Could Read My Mind (Netherlands Ltd. Edition 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 9th August 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1980

A. Front

Side A

DISCO FRIDAY!

“If You Could Read My Mind” is a song written and originally recorded by Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot.

In 1980 American pop singer, Viola Wills peaked at number two for five weeks on the dance/disco charts with a dance version of the song. That same year an album of the same name was released on the Hansa International Records label.

This Limited Edition 12″ released in the Netherlands contains the nearly twelve minute “Special U.S. Disco-Net Version” along with the “Original Long Version” on the b-side.

SIDE A:
If You Could Read My Mind (Special U.S. Disco-Net Version) 11:56

SIDE B:
If You Could Read My Mind (Long Version) 6:52

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1980 If You Could Read My Mind U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Disco #2

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Hansa International ‎– 600.303
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM, Limited Edition
Country: Netherlands
Released: 1980
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Disco
Credits: Producer – Jerry McCabe
Written-By – Gordon Lightfoot

NOTES:
Supersound Single
30 cm / 45 rpm

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side B

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

PW: burningtheground

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