QUAND TE REVERAIS-JE ? …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQP86-iFa6o Pierre Eliane - Où Que Tu Ailles From Pierre Eliane - Littérature Released on CBS, 1984, France We're back with our favorite French priest of the Roman Catholic Church, Pierre Eliane (if you don't know his story you can read it here), with a super sultry slow electro boogie jam with slightly scandalous lyrics. Depicting…Lire la suite QUAND TE REVERAIS-JE ? …

RAP MASTER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ACyZWwW3jc Rap Master Lexy Mella - On The Air Rap From Rap Master Lexy Mella - Special Night  Released on Ire-Oha-Zim Records, 1985, Nigeria The first Rap hit in Nigeria - like in many other countries - was Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight, released in 1979. After the release of the song, many wannabe rappers tried their chance…Lire la suite RAP MASTER

WE’RE ALL SOWETO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHnwfThfuiQ&feature=youtu.be NST Cophies - Segregation (Le Blues de l'An 2000) From NST Cophies - Segregation Not on label, 1985, France Did Ernest Koffi planed on making a hit when he wrote this groovy as hell anthem against racism ?  That is not so sure when you take into account the fact that he privately released…Lire la suite WE’RE ALL SOWETO

A QUOI TU PENSES …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBw4cqedOGE Pierre Eliane ‎- Isadora Duncan (A Quoi Tu Penses Quand Tu Danses) From Pierre Eliane ‎- Isadora Duncan Released on CBS, 1985, France This one is as sexy as a French groovy 12" can get ! Both the title and the subtitle ("What are you thinking about when you are dancing?" in English) cannot…Lire la suite A QUOI TU PENSES …

CONGOSSA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mehdz5R4HcM&feature=youtu.be Sweetmary - Congossa From Sweetmary - The Song Of Freedom  Released on Jengou Records, France In our opinion, listening to some quality classic Afro Boogie tunes from time to time won't hurt anybody... And laying hands on a tight Boogie 12" is always a nice feeling ! Congossa by Sweetmary is no more than…Lire la suite CONGOSSA

HI MOTHERTRUCKER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDd5S5wemn4 President Rosko - C.B. Wrapper From President Rosko - French Connection Released on Magnet, 1981, France We're often complaining about the lack of information concerning an album or an artist we're mentioning on OYT, regretting that we don't have any good story to tell. This is definitively not the case of President Rosko, a legendary…Lire la suite HI MOTHERTRUCKER

SOUTH-AFRICAN MADNESS #3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8qZfv3W5a0 Splash - I've Lots Of Money To Spend From Splash - Peacock Released on Celluloid, 1986, France Summer is coming back and so is our passion for South-African Kwaito, Bubblegum, Proto-House, etc. So we thought we needed to share with you this little-known song from one of the biggest South-African dance acts from the…Lire la suite SOUTH-AFRICAN MADNESS #3

SUGAR DADDY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5nLwNQ3dHg Emmanuel Ezeagu - African Problem From Emmanuel Ezeagu - Sugar Daddy Released on Melody Records, 1992, Nigeria we  have always believed that there's still a huge amount of undiscovered great music out there and especially in the motherland, Africa. This statement seems particularly right if you take into account the incredible amount of music recorded…Lire la suite SUGAR DADDY

GOOD MORNING JAMAICA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHJgLQyRFOw&feature=youtu.be Desmond Chambers - The Morning Show From Desmond Chambers ‎– I Have Seen Love In Your Eyes Released on Fameous, 1987, Jamaica We love "almost hit" tunes, the kind of songs that never became huge for many reasons but still sounds like hits. Well, Desmond Chambers' The Morning Show got all the elements of the…Lire la suite GOOD MORNING JAMAICA

BELGIAN BOOGIE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjZUAfErH1A&feature=youtu.be Alec Mansion - Détective From Alec Mansion - Microfilms Released on Warner Bros. Records, 1982, Belgium A great song from a celebrated artist from the "Belgian" Boogie scene. Released one year before Alec Mansion's essential eponymous album, Microfilms contains a couple of highly emotional boogie tracks. Detective, a very relaxed song produced by legendary…Lire la suite BELGIAN BOOGIE