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Al Kent Best of Disco Demands
BBE Records and Million Dollar Disco Present - The Best of Disco Demands
A Collection Of Rare 1970s Dance Music - Compiled by Al Kent
(5xCD boxset/Digital/Digital with bonus mixes/2xLP/2xLP) Barely Breaking Even Records BBE173, 2012-01-23

Al Kent has been releasing tons of good stuff in the last ten years, wether on his on Million Dollar Disco label, or on Barely Breaking Even (BBE), under his own name or as the Million Dollar Orchestra… Singles, albums, re-edits, compilations… The man is just one of the disco kings out there today, so when we stumbled upon the details for this upcoming 5-CD boxset release, which looks like an absolute must-have for Disco lovers, we contacted BBE right away and thanks to their PR girl we managed to get in touch with Al Kent who's cooked a fantastic Disco mix just for the elitist Paris DJs ears. The mix will be aired early december and should please all the Paris DJs fans who download mixes for their end of the year private parties… The boxest itself (also available as two double vinyls LPs) will be released late january 2012.

Al Kent Best of Disco Demands
BBE Records and Million Dollar Disco Present - The Best of Disco Demands
A Collection Of Rare 1970s Dance Music - Compiled by Al Kent
(5xCD boxset/Digital/Digital with bonus mixes/2xLP/2xLP) Barely Breaking Even Records BBE173, 2012-01-23

Best Of Disco Demands promo mix by milliondollardisco

Tracklisting CD1 :
01. Cheryl Berdell - Giving It All To You
02. Executive Suite - Why In The World Do They Keep On (Funk'in With Me)
03. Disco Warriors - Cumbaya Disco
04. Sandpebbles of Barbados - Suntan
05. The Fans - Ballad of Dr J
06. TC & Company - Let's Go Disco
07. Chocolate + Joy - Dog It
08. Omni - Disco Socks
09. Curtis - How Can I Tell Her

Tracklisting CD2 :
01. Silver, Platinum & Gold - Just Friends *
02. The Peoples' Workshop - Funkathone
03. Chocolate City Connection - Take The Music To The Party
04. Universal Robot Band - Disco Boogie Woman
05. Stringfield Family - Sound of Disco Rock
06. The Firebolts - Everybody Party (Get Down)
07. Living Proof - Theme From Living Proof
08. Puff - In The Mood
09. Cordial - Wave

Tracklisting CD3 :
01. Don Renaldo Strings - Fiddlin' Around *
02. Jimmy Sabater - To Be With You
03. Crosstown Traffic - Party People
04. Alex And His Soul Messengers - Hail To Guyana
05. Harold Butler & The Connection - Gold Connection
06. Ike Noble - Dance, Dance, Dance To The Music (Y'all)
07. The Legal Defense - The Disco Stomp
08. Panaché - Sweet Jazz Music
09. Allan Harris & Perpetual Motion - Get Ready *

Tracklisting CD4 :
01. Arts & Craft - I've Been Searching
02. Hot Ice - Dancing Free
03. Volstarr - Dancin'
04. Superbs - Party Together
05. Gordon's War - The Rock Is Gonna Get You
06. Alice Street Gang - Bahia
07. Althea Forrest & Togetherness - Hey Mister
08. Mirror - Give It Up
09. The Live Experience - Disco Joint

Tracklisting CD5 :
01. Bobby Sanders & Magic - Strung Out *
02. The Good Life Ltd - I Got It
03. Al Tanner - Doing Our Own Thang
04. Arthur King - Fear
05. Sylvano Santorio - We've Got It
06. Mr Q - Party Party
07. Power of Attorney - You Got Over On Me
08. Sizzle - Love Is All Around
09. Brooklyn Express - Back In Time *

Note : All tracks edited by Al Kent except *(original studio version)

Tracklisting 2xLP Part 1 (BBE173CLP1) :
A1. Arts & Craft - I've Been Searching
A2. Executive Suite - Why In The World Do They Keep On (Funk'in With Me)
B1. Sizzle - Love Is All Around
B2. Silver, Platinum & Gold - Just Friends
C1. Jimmy Sabater - To Be With You
C2. The Peoples' Workshop - Funkathone
D1. Allan Harris & Perpetual Motion - Get Ready
D2. Panaché - Sweet Jazz Music

Tracklisting 2xLP Part 2 (BBE173CLP2) :
A1. Hot Ice - Dancing Free
A2. Al Tanner - Doing Our Own Thang
B1. Arthur King - Fear
B2. Superbs - Party Together
C1. Curtis - How Can I Tell Her
C2. Cheryl Berdell - Giving It All To You
D1. Sylvano Santorio - We've Got It
D2. Stringfield Family - Sound Of Disco Rock

Links :
Download the free (and incredible) '60 Minutes French Kiss' mix from Al Kent
Al Kent : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter
BBE : official | facebook (page) | facebook (group) | soundcloud | myspace | parisdjs | twitter | youtube

Press Release :
The Disco Demands series started sometime in the early 2000s - I couldn't give you an exact year because it didn't feel like a big deal, so I never noted it. I simply wanted to put out a compilation of some records I really liked and maybe make a little of the money back I was spending on them. Buy some food and stuff.

There's always been Disco comps around of course but there was rarely anything that strayed too far from the standards.. the same songs kept appearing over and over again, or the comps would feature records you could pick up anywhere for little money. I've never seen the point in that. I gave up judging a record on its value or rarity a long time ago but surely there's more to disco than Exodus, Martin Circus, Mass Production and all those Salsoul, West End and bloody Prelude records. So it was a nice surprise to find that there were other people out there who thought the same way.

Volume 1 was pretty straightforward - just some nice records, with the only edit being an instrumental of Disco Socks; a strange, thinly veiled reference to the disco sucks movement. Then on Volume 2 I included a few of my edits and introduced the cover up concept to the disco world. That caused a bit of controversy, which of course I loved. And so it continued for five volumes.

What we have here then is the full series, give or take one or two cuts, all remastered, many re-re-edited, with lots of nice naked pictures to boot. For those who've asked since day one "will there be vinyl" I can finally say yes, you're holding it!
Djouls

Djouls

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Funky Dew Funky Dew ·  10 February 2012, 11:01

Juste énorme !!
I made a review on it here : http://wp.me/p2599E-6U
J'en ai fait une review ici : http://wp.me/p2599E-6U

Paris DJ et TOUS les DJ impliqués ... BRAVO pour tout et merci d'exister !

Steve Steve ·  23 April 2014, 10:58

She is a nice looking Sistah. She looked fine in her day!
Too bad this picture was taken 30 years ago.
Steve from Chicago, 2014

nu disco reddit nu disco reddit ·  27 October 2015, 23:34

this is what i would call pretty good


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