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Daryl Hall & John Oates – Adult Education (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 19th July 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

“Adult Education” is a song by American duo Daryl Hall & John Oates, released as a single on February 18, 1984. The song is featured on the duo’s second compilation album Rock ‘n Soul Part 1 (1983). It was one of two new tracks that were recorded specifically for the compilation release and hit number eight on the US Billboard Hot 100.

SIDE A:
Adult Education (Special Club Mix) 6:04
Arranged By – Daryl Hall, John Oates*, Nile Rodgers, Tom T-Bone Wolk*
MixedBy – Daryl Hall
Remix – John “John “Jellybean” Benitez
Remix [Engineer] – John “Tokes” Potoker*

SIDE B:
Adult Education (Special Rock Mix) 4:34
Music By – Daryl Hall
Remix – Bob Clearmountain, Nile Rodgers

Maneater 4:30
Co-producer – Neil Kernon
Mixed By – Hugh Padgham
Music By – Daryl Hall-John Oates*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 Adult Education U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #8
1983 Adult Education U.S. Billboard Dance Music/Club Play #21

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: RCA Victor – PW-13715
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Directed By [Direction], Management –Tommy Mottola
Producer – Bob Clearmountain (tracks: A, B1), Daryl Hall, John Oates*
Words By – Daryl Hall- John Oates*, Sara Allen

NOTES:
From the Album “Daryl Hall – John Oates Greatest Hits Rock ‘N Soul Part 1”
Made in U.S.A.

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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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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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Password: burningtheground

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Howard Jones – No One Is To Blame (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 21st December 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“No One Is to Blame” is a song by British musician Howard Jones. The song, in its original version, can be found on his second studio album, Dream into Action, which was released in 1985. Following the success of the previous singles taken from the album, the original track for “No One Is to Blame” was re-recorded to give the song a more radio-friendly sound. Phil Collins and Hugh Padgham produced the re-recording, with Collins adding his own backing vocals and drum work. This new version of the song was included on the 1986 US EP Action Replay as well as the CD version of Jones’s 1986 studio album, One to One.

“No One Is to Blame” was released as a single in March 1986 and became Jones’s biggest hit in the United States, peaking at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song also became the first of his two #1 songs on the U.S. adult contemporary chart (“Everlasting Love” would top this chart in 1989). The song was also a top 10 hit in Australia and a #16 hit in the U.K..

The song is about unfulfilled attractions, saying that they’re normal and commonplace (“We want everyone – no one ever is to blame”). It uses a number of metaphors, such as “You can look at the menu, but you just can’t eat” and “It’s the last piece of the puzzle, but you just can’t make it fit,” to describe the frustration of experiencing attraction but being unable to act on it, for whatever reason. On a deeper level it describes the frustration and pain of unfulfilled desires and dreams inherent in the human condition.

“The Long Mix” is significantly shorter than the single; it is actually not a remix, but an entirely different piano and vocal-only version of the song recorded in session for the BBC Radio 1 Janice Long show.

SIDE A:
No One Is To Blame (Extended Mix) 5:14
Backing Vocals – Afrodiziak
Bass – Mo Foster
Drums, Vocals – Phil Collins
Engineer – Hugh Padgham
Engineer [Assistant] – Paul Gomershal*, Steve Chase*
Guitar – Phil Palmer
Keyboards, Vocals – Howard Jones
Mixed By – Steve Nye
Music By, Lyrics By – Howard Jones
Producer – Hugh Padgham, Phil Collins

SIDE B:
The Chase 2:54
Mixed By – Mike Roarty
Music By – Howard Jones
Producer – Howard Jones

No One Is To Blame (The Long Mix) 3:09
Music By, Lyrics By – Howard Jones
Producer – Barry Andrews

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 No One Is To Blame U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1
1986 No One Is To Blame U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #20
1986 No One Is To Blame U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary #4

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: WEA Records Ltd. ‎– HOW 9T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 15 Mar 1986
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Artwork [Hand Colouring] – Tansy Spinks
Design [Sleeve] – Stylo Rouge*
Photography By – Trevor Rogers (2)

NOTES:
Track A: Recorded at The Farm, Surrey, England.
Track B2 produced for Radio 1 Janice Long Show. Released by arrangement with BBC Enterprises Ltd ℗ BBC Enterprises Ltd.

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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 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

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Password: burningtheground

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Phil Collins – 12″-ers (Japan 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 25th May 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

REQUEST

“12”-ers” is a remix EP released on November 28, 1985 by English singer and drummer Phil Collins.The EP was originally only released in Japan on Cassette and 12″ vinyl formats containing four tracks. In 1987/88 the EP was re-issued on CD containing six tracks. All of the songs were remixes taken from the hit album “No Jacket Required”.

The original Japanese vinyl and cassette pressings feature an exclusive version of “Take Me Home” not found on the CD re-issues or the original 12″ single. This exclusive version has a running time of 6″46 instead of 8:03 found on CD and 12″.

SIDE A:
Sussudio (Extended Mix) 6:33

Take Me Home (Extended Mix) 6:46
Remix – John “Tokes” Potoker*

SIDE B:
Don’t Lose My Number (Extended Mix) 6:34
Remix – John “Tokes” Potoker*

One More Night (Extended Mix) 6:20
Arranged By [Strings Arrangement] – Arif Mardin

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
OBI: Near Mint
Insert: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: WEA ‎– P-6218
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Compilation
Country: Japan
Released: 28 Nov 1985
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop
Style: Synth-pop, Pop Rock, Soft Rock

CREDITS:
Liner Notes [対訳] – 加納一美*
Producer – Hugh Padgham
Producer, Written-By – Phil Collins

NOTES:
“Take Me Home (Extended Mix)” is an exclusive version.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

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

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Password: burningtheground

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Genesis – Man On The Corner (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 4th January 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

A. Front

C. 12'' Label

“Man on the Corner” is a song by British band Genesis, released on 5 March 1982. The song was written by Phil Collins. It peaked at number 41 in the UK Singles Chart.

The lyrics describe a man who spends his days on a street corner, shouting at passersby. According to the radio show In the Studio with Redbeard (which spotlighted the making of the Abacab album), the song was composer Collins’ first song about the homeless epidemic and society’s reluctance to help the homeless or find a resolution. Backed by a simple drum machine beat, the song takes a musically dark tone. Near the end of the 1980s, Collins would revisit the theme of homelessness in “Another Day in Paradise”. This song makes a prominent feature of the Roland TR-808 drum machine at the beginning, then switches to a drum set during the bridge.

NOTE ABOUT THIS TRANSFER:

For the A-side “Man On The Corner” I used the US 12″ promo because it sounded much better than it’s UK 7″ counterpart. For the B-side “Submarine” I used the UK 7″ restoring it as best as I could. I also included the artwork from the UK 7″ and the label from the US 12″ promo.

SIDE A:
Man On The Corner (Special Mix) 3:40
Written-By – Collins*

SIDE B:
Submarine 4:32
Written-By – Rutherford*, Collins*, Banks*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1982 Man On The Corner U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #40
1982 Man On The Corner U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #14

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Atlantic – PR 425
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1982
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Credits: Engineer, Mixed By – Hugh Padgham
Producer – Genesis

NOTES:
Original version from the LP “ABACAB”

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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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Genesis – Mama (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 3rd January 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE

A. Front

“Mama” was the first single from Genesis’ 1983 self-titled album. It is recognizable for its harsh drum machine introduction composed by Mike Rutherford, which leads into minimalist synthesizer lines in minor keys and finally Phil Collins’ reverb-laden voice. It remains the band’s most successful single in the UK, reaching No.4 on the UK Singles Chart. It also made the top 10 in Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Ireland and the Netherlands. It was less popular in the United States, only reaching No.73 on the Billboard Hot 100. A 1992 re-release of the single managed to scrape into the Top 40 in Germany.

A live drum kit, modified with the “gated reverb” effect, is used in the final verse.

The song resurfaced in 2007 as part of the Turn It On Again tour, albeit transposed down a tone to account for the deepening of Phil Collins’ voice as he grew older.

The song’s theme involves a young man’s longing for a particular prostitute. On the DVD The Genesis Songbook, the band and producer Hugh Padgham revealed that the inspiration for Collins’s laugh came from rap music pioneer Grandmaster Flash’s song “The Message”.

SIDE A:
Mama (Long Version) 7:28

SIDE B:
It’s Gonna Get Better (Long Version) 6:28

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 mama U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #73
1983 Mama U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #5

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin – MAMA 1-12
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 1983
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock
Credits: Cover – Bill Smith (19)
Engineer – Hugh Padgham
Producer – GenesisHugh Padgham
Written-By – Rutherford*, Collins*, Banks*

NOTES:
Special Versions From The LP “GENESIS”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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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Genesis – Land Of Confusion (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th December 2012

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Land of Confusion” is a song written by the band Genesis for their 1986 album Invisible Touch. The song was the third track on the album and was the fourth track from the album to become a single, which reached number 4 in the US and number 14 in the UK in late 1986. It made number 8 in the Netherlands. The music was written by the band, while the lyrics were written by guitarist Mike Rutherford.

The song’s video featured puppets from the 1980s UK sketch show Spitting Image.

The “Edit Of Remix” is exclusive to the US 7″ and 12″ Promo pressings.

SIDE A:
Land Of Confusion (Vocal/Edit Of Remix) 3:53
Remix – John “Tokes” Potoker*

Land Of Confusion (Vocal/LP Version) 4:45

SIDE B:
Land Of Confusion (Vocal/Extended Remix) 6:55
Remix – John “Tokes” Potoker*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (generic)

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Land Of Confusion U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #4
1986 Land Of Confusion U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #11

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Atlantic – PR 984
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop
Credits: Producer – Genesis
Producer, Engineer – Hugh Padgham

NOTES:
Special versions taken from the Atlantic LP 81641 “Invisible Touch”
Promotional Copy Not For Sale

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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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