Banana Nutrament

Vacation Time

Taking a leave of absence, not that I post so much anyhow. Going to cool out in the islands, wrap my head around a riddle. Unplug.

Trash Night was good to me a few weeks ago, walking to my train after work in Manhattan I came across a nice stack of records, a couple South American ethnological that looked promising, and some nice disco cuts. One being a Boney M African Moon 12" which I had high hopes for, but was a little underwhelmed by in the end. Another being the work of a young Caroline Crawford. I was unfamiliar with her but the cover looked good and reading the back it appeared she was a Bohannon protege. Her album didn't move me too much, and I'll have to listen to it a few more times before I dismiss it as a one-tracker, but that one particular track destroys:

Caroline Crawford - Coming On Strong

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Can you believe Peter Tosh put out a punky reggae disco cut? From what I've read about it, he was pretty reluctant to even do it. No, I didn't find this in the trash.

Peter Tosh - Buk-In-Hamm Palace (12" Mix)

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I was staying in London about a year and change ago and the bar across the street from my hotel had a big sign out saying that Arthur Baker was DJing at 10pm. After a few drinks, we went over but the bouncer said that it had all gone down the night before. I'm sure there will be another time.

Rolling Stones - Too Much Blood (Arthur Baker Dub Mix)
**Buy it, but I think the release is a bootleg**

This is off of one of those Editions Disco edit 12"s that can be seen floating around in different stores. I guess they're bootlegs too, but at least an effort is made to excavate and recontextualize dancefloor fillers. I need to listen to the Belle Epoque original a few more times to see what exactly Douglas did to it (beyond extending it). It comes off as more frenetic and
arpeggiated, but maybe it's all in my head.

Lee Douglas - Bamalama
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