The Earful Episode 27


Welcome everyone to SEASON 2 of THE EARFUL, a music countdown show from the minds over at OH NO RADIO SHOW and hosted by Tom Barile and Ty Whicher. This bonus show features 12 tracks every week of some of our favorite music new and old. Maybe you've heard some stuff and maybe you haven't so we hope to supply a healthty dose of jams for our audience every friday to make that weekend soundtrack on point. If you're listening to anything we should be please make sure to hit us up over at our Facebook Page and drop us a track! Enjoy this season and Cheers to those Ears!!

Tracks played on this episode of The EARFUL:

Top of the show - “Yes sir, I can boogie” by Baccara - off Baccara - 1977

1 - Patrick Hernandez - “Born to Be Alive (Mix 79)” -  off Born to Be Alive (Mix 79) - Single - 1979

Patrick Hernandez is a French singer who had a worldwide hit with "Born to Be Alive" in 1979

2 - Patrick Cowley- “Do You Wanna Funk (feat. Sylvester)” - off Patrick Cowley: The Ultimate Collection - 1983

Patrick Joseph Cowley was an American disco and Hi-NRG dance music composer and recording artist. Besides Giorgio Moroder, he is often credited as a pioneer of electronic dance music.

3-  Change -  “Hold Tight” - off Miracles - 1981

Change was an Italian-American post-disco group formed in Bologna, Italy, in 1979 by businessman and executive producer Jacques Fred Petrus and Mauro Malavasi . They were heavily influenced by legendary disco band Chic.

4- Belle Epoque-  “Miss Broadway (Gazeebo Edit)” off Horse Meat Disco III - Original release 1977

Belle Epoque (also referenced in some sources as La Belle Epoque) was the name of a female vocal trio, based in ParisFrance. The group first rose to popularity during the late 1970s with a disco remakeof the song, "Black Is Black", originally a hit in 1966 for the Spanish group Los Bravos.

5- G.Q. - “Lies” - off Two - 1980

GQ was an American group, formed in The Bronx, New York, primarily noted for its success in disco and R&B. The core membership of the group commenced playing professionally, under different group names, as of 1968.

6- Disco Dub Band - “For the Love of Money” - off Late Night Tales: Franz Ferdinand - 1997

This session recording of the O Jays hit was organised by Davitt Sigerson, who became a big wheel in the American music business. However, the instrumentation was performed and recorded by MIKE DORANE, of Reggae and Soul fame, who was a multi-instrumentalist. It was recorded in the basement Studio of Beanstalk Music at Number 2, Murray Street, Camden Town, London

7- Norman Connors - “Once I've Been There (Remastered)” - off Romantic Journey (Expanded Edition) - 1977

Norman Connors is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and producer who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He also achieved several big R&B hits of the day, especially with love ballads.

8- VentureX - “Turn It Up” off Discothèque - 2015

VentureX is an American electronic music producer based out of Chicago, Illinois who creates music that can be described as french house & nudisco

9 - Vinnie Who - “The Wiggle” - off  Face Your Fear - 2013

Niels Bagge Hansen better known by the stage name Vinnie Who is a Danish indie pop and disco singer and songwriter who released two albums, whose the debut Then I Met You in 2010 and Midnight Special and is signed to EMI Denmark.

10- James Murphy & Pat Mahoney - “I Need You Tonight” - off Fabric Live 36 - 2007 - ORIGINAL BY PUNKIN’ MACHINE

“Punkin Machine's "I Need You Tonight" is another typical example, played at many a flat party these days like an obvious, bona-fide early 80s discopop hit when it was actually quite obscure until James Murphy unearthed it on his FabricLive Mix in 2007. A nice little feelgood gem.”

11 - Chaka Khan - “Clouds (2006 Version)” off Journey Into Paradise: The Larry Levan Story (Remastered) - 2006

Chaka Khan is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist and focal point of the funk band Rufus.

12 - Kid Creole & The Coconuts -  “Annie” off Mutant Disco, Vol. 1 - 1982

Kid Creole and the Coconuts is an American musical group created and led by August Darnell. Its music incorporates a variety of styles and influences, in particular a mix of disco and Latin American, South American, CaribbeanTrinidadian, and Calloway styles and conceptually inspired by the big band era. 

MY JAM - “Favorite Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack Track”

Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track is the soundtrack album from the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta. In the United States, the album was certified 15× Platinum for shipments of at least 15 million units. The album stayed atop the album charts for 24 straight weeks from January to July 1978 and stayed on Billboard's album charts for 120 weeks until March 1980.

Tom Track - “Night Fever” - The Bee Gees - 1977

Ty Track - “A Fifth of Beethoven” - Walter Murphy - 1977

Make sure to check out all the past episodes of THE EARFUL over at OUR PAGE RIGHT HERE! Stay tuned for future episodes and make sure to check out these artists online if you liked any of the tracks you heard on today's show. Also if there are songs, artists or albums you think we should be listening to please leave them over on our Facebook Page 


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