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SALSOUL PRESENTS: THE DEFINITIVE 12” MASTERS VOLUME 2.

SALSOUL PRESENTS: THE DEFINITIVE 12” MASTERS VOLUME 2. Recently, I was asked by a friend to recommend a Salsoul Records compilation. They’d heard a couple of songs from Salsoul’s illustrious back-catalogue, and decided they wanted to dig deeper. Realizing that I was huge fan of all things disco, and especially Salsoul, they asked if i …

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SALSOUL NATION-COMPILED AND MIXED BY LUKE HOWARD.

SALSOUL NATION-COMPILED AND MIXED BY LUKE HOWARD. Two of my favorite labels are Philadelphia International Records and Salsoul Records. Both labels were hugely important during the seventies, producing some of the greatest music of the decade. Even forty years later, the Philly Sound’s inimitable sound is still as popular and influential. Similarly, Salsoul Records’ music …

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WALTER GIBBONS-JUNGLE MUSIC.

WALTER GIBBONS-JUNGLE MUSIC. If you were to ask most lovers of all things disco, who the most important, influential and innovative DJs of the seventies were, Walter Gibbons’ name wouldn’t be far from most people’s lips. Walter’s role in the history of DJ-ing can’t be underestimated. He was one of the most technically brilliant DJs, …

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YOWSAH, YOWSAH, YOWSAH.

YOWSAH, YOWSAH, YOWSAH. Dance, Dance, Dance, (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) sang Chic in 1977, on what became one of their classic tracks. That track became one of the classic tracks of the disco era. However, Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah is also the title of an excellent compilation of 70s New York Disco released as part of the …

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