Friday, October 24, 2008

Party Down


I'm almost ready for a Guinness and I could murder a prawn madras, so perhaps even a dance is in the offing, eh readers? This is one of my favourite disco records from a period when great ones seemed to fall from the sky in huge numbers like so many autumn leaves.

I don't think this gets played as much as some, which is maybe why it still sounds so fresh. Plus it's properly funky, not some lame old Europap, and what a sleeve!

By the way, it is a truth universally acknowledged that 1979 is the greatest year there has ever been in the history of pop music ever and if you disagree I will sue.

This is the 12" mix (6:47) with drums that go boo!boo! and everything, because I loves ya.

The Players Association - 'Turn The Music Up' (1979)

13 comments:

  1. Glad Davy the inebriate blogger is back in the land of the living. Not that the old lush will get any sympathy from me.

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  2. Quite right too. Crack a cold one.

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  3. Plink plink fizz.
    Glad you're feeling yourself again.
    More comebacks than Lazarus.

    When I'm down, and troubled and need a helping hand .. etc (name that tune?) ... I draw a smiley face in my freshly poured Guinness and all is well again.

    By the seventh pint ... well, I couldn't really give a fuck!

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  4. Oh brilliant. We all should loves ya back for that disco gem.

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  5. well done you brave little soldier. i'm very impresseded by your recovery rates - my last pub wine poorliness lasted about three days and to have the energy for such a huge tune is practically superhuman. i'm off to dig out my rollerskates and glitter
    x

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  6. ...way to bounce back! Hair of the dog, perhaps?

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  7. Two Guinnesses and a madras in and feelin' good.

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  8. You guys and your 'five hours ahead' nonsense...

    (Oh, how I envy it right about now...)

    Conf word: shingsta

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  9. So it must be 5pm there now? Welcome to your weekend! Shingsta!

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  10. PS: Ally, your Positive Force tip is going dead well with Players Association...('pub wine poorliness' - I must remember that) x

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  11. this is the sorta tune half of mates were into in the 80s - the slip on spats, white shirts, stretch jeans and little curly fru-fru on top crowd..

    ps it's not Toni Arthur

    pps did you hear I got whacked. for copyright violation this week - so keep 'em peeled! It cold be you next

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  12. Bugger. On both counts, i.e. 1) they are clearly getting more litigious - and this pulling the whole post thing is nasty; I have started backing up my posts in case 2) I really know that woman's voice DAMN AND BLAST IT!!!

    PS: By mistake I left this reply to your comment on your blog first. Sheesh. How many brain cells did I knock out last night?

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  13. Lemme see...if I'm awake at 8:47 EST and you're 5 hours ahead...

    Well, cheers, then - right?!

    Conf word: intatica (Better than a horoscope, yes?)

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