Tag Archives: Leroy Burgess

LOGG-LOGG.

LOGG-LOGG. In 1979, disco was breathing its last breath. The last rites were being read to a musical genre that provided the soundtrack to the seventies. What had started off as an underground musical scene, had become of the most popular musical genres of the past twenty years. Artists jumped onboard the disco bandwagon, trying …

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SALSOUL 30TH.

SALSOUL 30TH. One thing I find quite ironic about the music industry is the importance certain bands and labels place on anniversaries. If you take bands like The Beatles, Beach Boys or labels like Motown, then it seems anniversaries give record labels the chance into go into marketing overdrive. Take The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely …

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LEROY BURGESS-ANTHOLOGY VOLUME 1: THE VOICE.

LEROY BURGESS-ANTHOLOGY VOLUME 1: THE VOICE. Starting as the lead vocalist in Black Ivory during the early seventies, Leroy Burgess would go on to become one of the most successful men in music. Leroy wasn’t just a singer, he was a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, arranger and producer. His career started as lead vocalist of Black Ivory, …

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LEROY BURGESS-ANTHOLOGY VOLUME 2: THE PRODUCER.

LEROY BURGESS-ANTHOLOGY VOLUME 2: THE PRODUCER. Having reviewed Leroy Burgess-Anthology Volume 1: The Voice, I decided that I’d review the follow-up or companion compilation Leroy Burgess-Anthology Volume 2: The Producer. Given the title, you’d expect this compilation to feature some of the many artists who’ve benefited from Leroy Burgess’ production skills. Not quite. Instead, the compilation …

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