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Al Kent presents - The Men In The Glass Booth - Disco Eras Most Influential DJs - Part 2
Tracklist
A1The Salsoul Orchestra – My Number’s Up (Tee Scott Remix)
A2The Skyliners – The Love Bug (Done Bit Me Again) (David Todd Remix)
B1Aura – L.A. Sunshine (Robert Ouimet Remix)
C1Tony Valor Sound Orchestra – Love Has Come My Way (Jim Burgess Remix)
C2Sparkle Tuhran & Friends – Handsome Man (Bobby DJ Guttadaro Remix)
D1First Choice – Love Thang (Tee Scott Remix)
E1Kay Gee’s – Burn Me Up (Jellybean Benitez Edit)
F1Brooklyn Express – Love Is The Message (Tee Scott Remix)
G1Chain Reaction – Changes (Jellybean Benitez Remix)
G2John Gibbs And The Jam Band – J’ouvert (Frank Sestito Remix)
H1Bunny Sigler – By The Way You Dance (I Knew It Was You) (Bobby DJ Guttadaro Remix)
I1The Salsoul Orchestra – It’s Good For The Soul (Walter Gibbons Disco Madness Version)
J1Gladys Knight & The Pips – It’s A Better Than Good Time (Walter Gibbons Remix)

Al Kent presents
The Men In The Glass Booth - Disco Eras Most Influential DJs - Part 2

BBE | Item No: 514047
Vinyl 5LP | 2017 / EU – Original | New
54,99 €
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In May 1976 a record was released that would have an unforeseen and lasting impact on the music industry “Ten Percent” by Double Exposure was an early release on the New York independent label Salsoul Records. America was in the grip of a disco explosion with new clubs opening on a weekly basis; Salsoul saw what was happening and swiftly created a sound for their label, heavily influenced by the music then coming out of Philadelphia, aimed directly at New York’s dance-floors. Records like “Salsoul Hustle,” “Tangerine” and “You’re Just The Right Size” by The Salsoul Orchestra borrowed heavily from the beautifully orchestrated Philadelphia International Records but added a more percussive, bass heavy depth that New York’s DJs loved.

So what was so special about this particular single then? Double Exposure was, after all, just another band, “Ten Percent” just another song; one of many “disco” records released that week. First of all Salsoul became the first record label to make a twelve inch single available to Joe Public – the exotic format was previously only available to DJs as promotional items or bought under the counter at certain record stores. Not only that though, the extended version was created by Walter Gibbons, a DJ at New York’s Galaxy 21 who’d built his reputation making exclusive versions of tracks to play in his sets.

In 1976 it was unheard of for a DJ to set foot in a recording studio, being seen as little more than living jukeboxes by the serious music industry. Recording studios were strictly the domain of recording artists and producers so Walter found himself in a unique position, gaining access to a world no DJ had been granted before.

Or so we thought…

The Men In The Glass Booth compiled by Al Kent tells the full story. Featuring ground breaking re-edits and remixes by some of the Disco era’s most influential DJs including Walter Gibbons, Bobby DJ Guttadaro, Tom Savarese, Jellybean Benitez, Tee Scott and John Luongo.

Includes a vintage style poster.
Item Details
Item No:514047
Artist:Al Kent presents
Titel:The Men In The Glass Booth - Disco Eras Most Influential DJs - Part 2
Label:BBE
Format:Vinyl 5LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Original
Release Date:2017
Genre:Organic Grooves
Style:Disco / Boogie
Available since:24.01.2017
Condition:New
Price:54,99 €
Weight:1250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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