HIP HOP SOUL DISCO: Sampled Track of the Day: Mary Jane Girls – All night long (1983)


Mary Jane Girls – All Night Long (1983)

Released in 1983 on Motown,

Producer, Arranged By, Written By – Rick James

The song also contains elemtes of Keep Rising to the Top by Keni Burke.

The group’s name is believed to be an homage to Rick James’ affinity for marijuana, which is sometimes called “Mary Jane.”

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Sampled by a host of Hip Hop, Rap & R&B artists including;
Mary J. BligeMary Jane (All Night Long)

LL Cool JAround the Way Girl


RedmanTonight’s da Night

Groove Theory-Tell Me

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The Revenge @ Beats In Space Mix #461


Since its nearly time for ‘The Revenge’ to start rocking dance floors around Sydney, I though it would be a good time to share some of the amazing cosmic disco & funk edits he become infamous for.

This is an amazing mix recorded for Tim Sweeny’s Beats in Space radio show

The Revenge @ Beats in Space #461

Track List:

1 6th Borough Project – Do It To The Max – Instruments Of Rapture
The Revenge – Funk On A Whole Nu Level – CDR
Madonna – Justify My Love (The Revenge Edit) – CDR
Venus Gang – Love To Fly (Edit) – Lotus Records
5 The Popular People’s Front – Showtime – The Popular People’s Front
6   6th Borough Project – Nights Over Memphis (The Revenge Dub) – Instruments Of Rapture
7   Deep Space Orchestra – City Streets – Five20East
8   Harmonic 313 – Flaash – Warp
9   Sweet Exorcist – Testone (Winston & Ross Remix) – Warp
10   The Pointer Sisters – Be There (Accapella) – MCA
11   Mark E – Fighter – Sonar Kollektiv
12   Andy Ash – Goin’ Down – Universal Vibes
13   The Revenge – Hotz 4 U – CDR
14 Who’s Who – Hypnodance (The Revenge Edit) – CDR
15   B.W.H. – Stop (Edit) – House Of Music
16   Lionel Richie – Serves You Right (Edit) – Motown 17   Tony Lionni – Better Change – Mule Electronic
18   Craig Smith & The Revenge – Jacques Cousteau (Beat) – CDR
19   John Daly – Lonely Beat – Drumpoet Community
20   Red Rack Em’ – Picnic (The Revenge Remix) – Deep Freeze Recordings
21   Model 500 – The Chase (Riff) – Metroplex
22   Todd Terry – Bring It Back – TNT
23   Brother’s Vibe – The Reaping (SOW Mix) – Mixx Records
24   Barbara York – Tonight (The Revenge Edit) – CDR
25.  Network – Back In America – Warner

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The Revenge Gigs In Sydney

CO-OP Disco Basment Jam

May 23rd: CO-OP Presents’ The Revenge & Motor city Soul’

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Mr Scruff Essential Mix + Days Like This Festival


Since ‘Mr Scruff’ was just rocking dance floors around town , I though it might be worth sharing this amazing funk, soul, breaks, hip hop & house Essential Mix he did for BBC Radio earlier this year;

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Track Listing:

Body and Soul – In The Beginning – National General
2. Leroy Hutson – Lucky Fellow – Curtom
3. Eddie Kendricks – Girl You Need a Change of Mind – Motown
4. Zed Bias and Jenna G – Let Me Change Your Mind – Development
5. Mr Scruff – Give Up To Get – Ninja Tuna
6. Mr Scruff – Rocking Chair – Ninja Tuna
7. Theo Parrish – Chemistry – Sound Signature
8. Arcadion – Ghostfeeder – DC
9. Ragga Twins – Wipe The Needle – Shut Up And Dance
10. Q Tip – Manwomanboogie – Motown
11. Mr Scruff with Skuff and Inja – Zen – Ninja Tuna
12. James Brown – Get On The Good Foot – Polydor
13. Mr Scruff and Quantic – Donkey Ride – Ninja Tuna
14. Mr Scruff – Fish – Ninja Tune
15. Mr Scruff – Get On Down – Ninja Tuna
16. Thomas Bangalter – On Da Rocks – Roule
17. Psychotropic – Only For The Headstrong – Raw Bass
18. Mr Scruff – Chicken In A Box – Ninja Tune
19. Mitsu The Beats – Kuro Fessional MC (instrumental mix) – Mukatsuku
20. Color Climax – Disque O Heights – Breakin Bread
21. Jazzanova – Boom Clicky Boom Klack (Mr Scruff mix) – Sonarkollektiv
22. Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime – Sire
23. Mr Scruff – Kalimba – Ninja Tuna
24. Sweet Salvation – Rock Steady – Elektra
25. Cosmic Force – Ghetto Down (Kenny Dope mix) – Truth and Soul
26. Mr Scruff – Sweetsmoke – Ninja Tuna
27. Benny Ill, Kode 9 and The Culprit – Fat Larrys Skank – Tempa
28. Nicolette – Dove Song – Shut Up And Dance
29. Channel One – Jungle Skank – Channel One

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