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Tropical Disco Hustle!

   Artist: Various Artists
Label: Cultures of Soul Records
Orig. Released: June 17th, 2014
Catalog No.: LPCOS010
Condition: New
Format: LP (2)

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Description
It seems like no part of the world has evaded discos’ ubiquitous influence, including the Caribbean. The Caribbean in the late ’70s and early ’80s was a hotbed of musical activity and this compilation focuses on the best disco-influenced tracks from Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and the Bahamas. All of the tracks here were officially licensed and reissued for the first time ever. Highlights of the 13 tracks included on this compilation are: the under-the-radar cosmic disco tune “Got To Have You” by Joanne Wilson, a rare P&P Records-influenced track “Dance With Me” by Odessey One, the icy cool synth-trenched “Living On A String” by Wild Fire, the incredible dance floor-friendly “Instant Funk” by Merchant, and the disco reggae cover of “Rapper’s Delight” by Prince Blackman masterfully edited by Waxist Selecta. This compilation was compiled and researched by Deano Sounds and includes edits by Al Kent, the Whiskey Barons, and Waxist Selecta.
Track Titles

A1. Odessey One – Dance With Me
A2. Levi John – Feel Like Dancing
A3. Joanne Wilson – Got To Have You

B1. Merchant – Instant Funk
B2. Trinidad Troubadours with Tony Ricardo – Disco Music
B3. Mighty Duke – Be Yourself
B4. Wild Fire – The Rebels

C1. Wild Fire – Living On A String
C2. Ronnie Butler and the Ramblers – Peace Without Love
C3. Mavis John – Use My Body
C4. Prince Blackman – Rockers Delight (Waxist Selecta Edit)

D1. Joanne Wilson – Got To Have You (Whiskey Barons’ Rework)
D2. Odessey One – Dance With Me (Al Kent Version)

 

 
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