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Five Star – The Slightest Touch (The Pettibone Touch Remix) (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

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“The Slightest Touch” is a 1987 single by the British pop group Five Star. It reached No. 4 in the UK singles chart, becoming the group’s final Top 10 hit to date.

Taken from their second album, Silk & Steel, Five Star chose legendary remixer Shep Pettibone to remix the album track for release as a single.

*The Pettibone Touch Remix did appear on the 2010 Cherry Pop expanded edition of the album Silk & Steel however there is a mastering error at the begining of the track.

“Stone Court” is a non album instrument.

SIDE A:
The Slightest Touch (The Pettibone Touch Remix) 6:51
The Slightest Touch (House Touch) 6:28

SIDE B:
Stone Court 3:48
The Slightest Touch (Slightest Dub) 6:17

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Tent ‎– PT 41266, RCA ‎– PT 41266
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design [Sleeve Designed By] – Bill Smith Studio
Edited By – Tuta Aquino (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Engineer [Mix] – Steve Peck (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Photography By – Paul Cox (5)
Producer – Buster Pearson
Producer [Additional], Remix – Shep Pettibone (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
Producer, Written-By – Michael Jay (tracks: A1, A2, B2), Stedman Pearson (tracks: B1)
Written-By – Marvin Morrow (tracks: A1, A2, B2)

NOTES:
Made In England
From the LP “SILK & STEEL”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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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The Jets – Cross My Broken Heart (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 27th February 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Cross My Broken Heart” is the title of the first single released from Magic, the second studio album released by the band the Jets. The song reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1987. It also appears on the soundtrack to the Eddie Murphy film, Beverly Hills Cop II.

SIDE A:
Cross My Broken Heart (Extended Version) 7:46

SIDE B:
Cross My Broken Heart (7″ Edit) 4:14
Cross My Broken Heart (Dub Version) 6:17
Cross My Broken Heart (A Cappella) 4:06

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Cross My Broken Heart U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1987 Cross My Broken Heart U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #11
1987 Cross My Broken Heart U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #8

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-23767
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Edited By – Shep Pettibone, Tuta Aquino
Mixed By – Bob Rose (2)
Producer – Michael Verdick, Stephen Bray

NOTES:
Original version appears on the “Beverly Hills Cop II” Motion Picture Soundtrack album, Various – Beverly Hills Cop II (The Motion Picture Soundtrack Album).

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Holly Johnson – Americanos (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 1st July 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1989

A. Front

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Originally posted January 19, 2011

Happy Independence Day weekend USA!

“Americanos” is a song by former Frankie Goes to Hollywood singer Holly Johnson, released as the second single from his 1989 debut album Blast. The song was written by Holly Johnson and was recorded at Studio Guillaume Tell, Townhouse, London and Battery, London. The song also appeared on the soundtrack for the film “Cookie”.

“Americanos” peaked at #4 on the UK Singles Chart, #36 on the US Dance Music Club Play Singles chart, as well as topping the Australian charts peaking at the #1 spot.

SIDE A:
Americanos (Extended Version) 6:47Edited By – Tuta Aquino
Engineer [Remix] – Daniel Abraham
Programmed By [Additional Keyboard Programming] – Eric Kupper
Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Justin Strauss

SIDE B:
Americanos (P.W.L. Extended Version) 5:10
Remix, Producer [Additional Production] – Phil Harding & Ian Curnow

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1989 Americanos U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #36

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: UNI Records ‎– UNI 8013
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1989
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Andy Richards , Steve Lovell
Producer [Additional Production] – Dan Hartman
Written-By – Holly Johnson

NOTES:
Original version appears on the Holly Johnson album “BLAST”

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Level 42 – Lessons In Love (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th January 2016

BURNING THE GROUND 1986

A. Front

“Lessons in Love” was a single from the British band Level 42, released in 1986, from the album Running in the Family, issued one year later.

This single is the band’s biggest hit, in their homeland, where it reached #3 on the UK Singles Chart, and internationally, entering the Top 10 in numerous countries; even reaching the #1 spot in some of them (Germany, South Africa, etc.).

In the US the single peaked at #12 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard Dance chart in 1987.

SIDE A:
Lessons In Love (12″ Remix) 7:49
Edited By – Tuta Aquino
Engineer [Remix] – Steve Peck
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Shep Pettibone

Lessons In Love (7″ Version) 4:02

SIDE B:
Lessons In Love (Dub Mix) 5:49
Edited By – Tuta Aquino
Engineer [Remix] – Steve Peck
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Shep Pettibone

Freedom Someday (Bonus Track) 5:07

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Lessons In Love U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #12
1987 Lessons In Love U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #12

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Polydor ‎– 885 706-1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Single
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Level 42, Wally Badarou
Producer [Assistant], Engineer, Mixed By – Julian Mendelsohn
Written-By – R. Gould*, Mark King, M. Lindup* (tracks: B2), P. Gould* (tracks: B2), W. Badarou* (tracks: A1 to B1)

NOTES:
Printed in U.S.A.
From the LP “RUNNING IN THE FAMILY”

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Karen Finley – Lick It! (Belgium 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 2nd July 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

A. Front

Explicit Lyrics

“Lick It!” is a 1988 12″ single recorded by American performance artist Karen Finley. Produced by Mark Kamins “Lick It” is a solid house track set to Finley’s poet musing. Soon after this single’s release Finley released a full studio album titled “The Truth Is Hard To Swallow” however “Lick It” did on appear on the LP. Soon afterwards, she became a highly visible symbol of US Congress’ efforts to deny NEA (National Endowment For The Arts) grants to potentially offensive material, as Senator Jesse Helms blasted Finley in 1990 for a piece in which she smeared chocolate over her nude body. When the NEA refused her application for a grant because of the content of her work, she and three other similarly affected artists sued; a federal district court declared the so-called “standards of decency” provision unconstitutional in 1992, a decision upheld four years later by the Circuit Court of Appeals.

SIDE A:
Lick It 7:26
Dub It 5:07

SIDE B:
Drop That Ghetto Blaster! 0:13
Lick It! (Jazzy House Mix) 7:03
Lickapella 4:03

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: SSR Records ‎– 12 SSR 89, SSR Records ‎– 12SSR89
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: Belgium
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: Acid House, Experimental, House

CREDITS:
Arranged By – Craig Kafton
Keyboards – Miguel Kerstman
Producer – Mark Kamins
Producer [Additional] – Tuta Aquino
Written-By, Vocals, Artwork [Front Drawing] – Karen Finley

NOTES:
Made in Belgium
Marketed by Play It Again, Sam!, Brussels

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Karen Finley – Tales Of Taboo (Benelux 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 30th June 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

A. Front

Explicit Lyrics.

“Tales Of Taboo” is a 1986 12″ single by American performance artist, musician and poet Karen Finley. Produced by Madonna collaborator Mark Kamins the track is a ranting provocative monologue over a disco beat. “Tales Of Taboo” was prominently sampled by S’Express on the classic dance floor cut-up, “Theme from S-Express” (her vocal – sampled from “Tales of Taboo” – formed something of a chorus in the song). Finley would often perform her songs late night at Danceteria, where she worked.

SIDE A:
Tales Of Taboo (Radio Mix) 5:46
Belgian Waffles (Instrumental Version) 5:11

SIDE B:
The Yam Jam (Bonus Rap/Beat) 5:51
The Naked Truth (Acapella) 5:10

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Pow Wow Art International ‎– PWAI 049
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: Benelux
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: House, Synth-pop, Experimental

CREDITS:
Drums, Synthesizer [Synths] – Albert Cabrera, Andy Wallace, Robert Görl
Edited By – Tuta Aquino
Producer – Mark Kamins
Written-By – Finley*, Kamins*

NOTES:
Made in Benelux / Made in E.E.C

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

You can help show your support for this blog by making a donation using PayPal. Thank you for your help.

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Posted in Karen Finley | 31 Comments »