Ray Davis and Funky Trumpet – Theme From The Exorcist It wasn’t just a film, it was THE social phenomenon in late 1974. Everybody went to see it, coming out either reeling with horror and disgust or laughing merrily: “the revolving head was soooo funny!”. Here’s the first danceable version of the theme tune, made […]
Hanne – Dosvidaanja Hanne – Mustat Silmät Hanne – Pistolero Finland 1981. Throwing herself into the spirit of things with wild abandon Hanne always delivers, be it cover versions of established hits like Pistolero or originals like Dosvidaanja. Designed as schlagers rather than h/c disco these tunes will nevertheless wear down your resistance, so be warned. […]
Joss Baselli – Metro Express R.E.R A surprise from a double album of generic accordeon tunes from the dapper Joss. Library lp style each of the tracks is given an indication of the musical genre, like “Ricordo Piemontese” is a mazurka and “Accordeon Holiday” – wouldn’t you just love to go on one? – is […]
The Erimaki All Stars – Disco Frilled Lizard The frilled Agama lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii, エリマキトカゲ, Erimaki Tokage) is famous all over Japan. This track, which combines elements of Yellow Magic Orchestra with delightful El Bimbo-style interludes, made the mad good looking crowd jump last week in Tokyo.
Ennio Morricone Orchestra – Dedicato al Mare Egeo (Japanese disco version) I had to present an image from a cover version as it gives a better idea what kind of film soundtrack we are talking about here. The clip above is from the Japan-only disco seven by the Maestro himself, with a female vocal that’s […]