The Birth of a Dragon II

Friday, May 22, 2020

Luis Rodriguez - Trinidad / Paradise 1979 Single


Tracklist :

A    Trinidad

B    Paradise

Credits :
Producer – L. Rodriguez, M. Menichelli
Written-By – Larry Haney, Luis Rodriguez

Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Reggae

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Jam Session - Taboga 1979 Single


Tracklist :

A   Taboga Part 1

B   Taboga Part 2

Credits :
Producer – Gualtiero Gatto
Written-By – Torchio D., Gatto G., Riccobono R., Liboni V.

Style : Electronic Disco Funk/Soul

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Friday, May 15, 2020

VA - Ultimate Disco Fever Vol. 7 ''Disco Boom''


*  The seventh compilation offers us a more exotic rhythm and with much more warm-blooded rhythm, some of them influenced by Afrobeat, I invite you to listen to ''Bilboa Dance'' and ''Skate dance'' to give a good start to the compilation corresponding to the month of May.


1)     Ofege - Burning Jungle 1978
2)     Century Orchestra - King Kong Is Back Again 1976 
3)     Daniel Fleury - Skate Dance 1978
4)     Enzo Stefano - Everybody disco dancing 1977
5)     Grant Santino - Try love 1979
6)     Hot Sound Of Mauritius - Lallabye 1976
7)     Kandy - King of Kung fu 1975
8)     Kassav' - Lagué Moin 1980
9)     Marboo - Macumba 1977
10)   Mohammed & The Black System - Let's Dance The Spank 1978 
11)   Okyerema Asante - Sabi (Get Down)  1980
12)   Oro - Sexy lady 1977
13)   Seeds Of The Earth - Planting seeds 1975 
14)   Sweet Bananas - Bilboa dance 1976
15)   Sweet Potato Pie - Hot disco night(Are you ready) 1979

Compiled By Jorge Gago

Style : Electronic Disco,Funk/Soul

*  All rights reserved to the artists and composers that make up this compilation, a non-profit production.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Батука (Batuka) - Батука (Batuka) 1981 Complete Lp



*  All the songs are sung in english,a courtesy of the friend ''Marty''

Tracklist :

A1   Твоята Любов (Your Lovin')
A2   Лайа, Лайа (Laya, Laya)
A3   Място Под Слънцето (A Place In The Sun)
A4   Танцувай С Мен (Dance With Me)

B1   Кандомбе (Candombe)
B2   Вамонос (Vamonos)
B3   Томбала (Tobala)
B4   Спомни Си Дните (Remember The Days)
B5   Слънчева Светлина (The Sunshine On You)

Credits :
Artwork – Дянко Дянков

Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Pop,Chanson

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Ozo - Spirits Of Africa 1983 Complete Lp



*  ''Where is Heaven'' is a nice disco track for this last Ozo Album.

Tracklist :

A1   Skintight
A2   Anambra River
A3   Listen To The Buddha

B1   Spirits Of Africa
B2   Bliss
B3   Where Is Heaven

Credits :
Arranged By – Keni St. George
Backing Vocals – Ansil Collins, Candy McKenzie, Dave Collins
Bass – Trevor Stevens
Design Concept [Sleeve Concept] – Keni St. George
Drums – Chris Taylor
Flute, Saxophone – George 'New Orleans' Lee
Guitar – J.j.
Lead Vocals – Evan Bennet
Producer – 'Lunatic Zen Monk' Keni St. George
Recorded By – Andy Jackson, Pete Smith
Sleeve – Acrobat Design
Synthesizer, Keyboards, Vibraphone – Ugo Demiriani
Synthesizer, Keyboards, Vibraphone, Bells [Tubular] – Josh Benn
Vocals [Specialists] – Ansil (tracks: A2), Candy (tracks: A2), Dave (tracks: A2), Evan (tracks: A2), Keni (tracks: A2)

Style : Electronic Disco,Funk/Soul,Reggae,Afrobeat

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Ozo - In Disco Town 1980 Complete Lp


Tracklist :

A1   Disco Town (Asaba Town)
A2   Nite Of The Black Mamba
A3   Your Kind Of Love

B1   Nite Of Bliss
B2   Listen To The Buddha
B3   Beautiful Place

Credits :
Backing Vocals – Esther Bird, Cathy Brown
Bass – Mark Lever
Design – Sam Adedeji
Drums, Percussion – Louise La Rose
Engineer – Mark Wallis
Keyboards [Yamaha Polymoog, Minimoog], Strings – Phil Ramacon
Lead Guitar – Derek Mandel
Lead Vocals – Ray Shell
Producer – Keni St. George
Rhythm Guitar – Milton Myrie
Written-By – Eddie Capone (tracks: B3), Keni St. George (tracks: A1, A2, A3, B1, B2)

Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Reggae,Dub

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Ozo - Museum Of Mankind 1978 Complete Lp



*  This is a pretty good cosmic disco album with some reggae songs,let's go with the 3 albums they recorded.

Tracklist :

A1   Museum Of Mankind
A2   Tales From The Bardo
A3   Don't Cry Johannesburg

B1   Night Of The Black Mamba
B2   Think Twice
B3   Spirits Of The Living Dead

Credits :
Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Flute, Vocals – Franz Koch
Bass – Trevor Stephens
Congas, Percussion, Vocals – Vernon Cummings
Design [Album Design] – Roy Simpson Ltd.
Drums, Percussion – Val MacDonald
Electric Piano, Organ [Yamaha], Synthesizer [Yamaha Polyphonic] – Steve Clarke
Guitar – Martin Abraham
Lead Vocals – Karthy Tontoh
Producer [Assistant], Engineer – Walter "Ching" Samuel
Strings – Harry Robert
Tape Op – John "Tubby" Tilley
Vocals, Percussion, Producer – Kenny St. George

Style : Electronic Disco,Funk/Soul,Reggae

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Monday, May 4, 2020

African Magic Combo - Man Was Born In Africa (Part 1 & 2) 1978 Maxi Single



*  All posts of the 2016 has been updated.

Tracklist :

A  Man Was Born In Africa,Part I (Un Thibaut, Célimène, Maladie D'Amour)

B  Man Was Born In Africa, Part II

Credits :
Conductor [Dir. Musicale] – Georges Costa, Michel Costa
Producer – Surova
Written By – Martial-Sollaire/Gabriel-Salvador-Marcland

Style : Disco,Funk/Soul

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Blush(Odyssey) - Gypsy Guitar (Out of this world) 1978 Expanded Lp (Lossless)



*   Blush's disco production,''Lift Off'' is nowadays one of the most beloved Space Disco hits,played all across the globe on underground disco parties as well as fashion shows or as cover version by Parallax Corporation on the iPhones of the Viewlexx electro heads.

The South African band from Johannesburg featured Mike Pilot, Miriam Stockley (later part of Karl Jenkins' extremely successful,''Adiemus'' project) and Malie Kelly (who has toured extensively the Gospel market in the States). 

First time re-released after 35 years on the german space disco label "Private Records" from Berlin in december 2013 and january 2014 as digital release(Eye!).

Tracklist :

A1 Shooting Star
A2 I Can't Refuse
A3 Lift Off

B1 Gypsy Guitar
B2 Discogyrochondria
B3 Love Is Here To Stay
Bonus tracks
1)    Gypsy Guitar (Maxi version)
2)    Lift Off (Maxi Version)
Credits :
Engineer – Glen Pearce
Producer – Mike Pilot

Style : Electronic Disco,Pop

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