SYLVESTER: DISCO HEAT- THE FANTASY YEARS 1977-1981 (2CD) (Real Gone Music)
Celebrating the late disco/dance music pioneer with 26 tracks on two CDs drawn from all six of his albums for the label, as well as the rare 12-inch Disco Versions that kept the dancefloors burning.
• Extensive 4CD box set showcasing the entire Columbia Records catalogue of 80s disco/soul duo The Weather Girls plus Martha Wash’s glorious solo RCA debut • 58 tracks, this first-of-its-kind box set spans all three of the duo’s Columbia albums plus Martha’s hugely successful solo debut, plus a massive 22 bonus tracks including rare single edits, extended versions, club mixes and more – many appearing for the first time on CD.
146 demos from the legendary Stax Records. Including 140 previously unreleased recordings, this collection combines both songwriter demos of some of music’s biggest songs with full-blown arrangements of never released tracks. Compiled by multi-GRAMMY Award-winning producer Cheryl Pawelski, this 7 CD set is packaged in a 7″x7″ boxset and includes archival photos, and a new essay written by Deanie Parker and Robert Gordon.
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