This compilation is John Morales third for BBE. Few can match his contributions to the world of Dance Music be it soul, funk, disco to today’s house music.
John Morales is considered one of the true legends of the mix. And his work some thirty years later continues to be cutting edge and inspiring. Although familiar with John’s work – his epic mix of Universal Robot Bands boogie anthem “Barely Breakin Even” is the source from which BBE Records got its name.
No attempt had ever been made to summarise the pinnacle of Johns work. This third release on BBE continues that history lesson that John has forged in dance music. He formed The M+M Mix with his late partner Sergio Munzibai, in 1982 till 1990 whose output of over 650 mixes will be unmatched today. John continues The M+M legacy.
From the Rolling Stones to Gloria Estefan, The Temptations, Barry White, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Hall & Oates, Teena Marie, Aretha Franklin to BBE – we have all been molded by Johns everlasting mix influence, love for his work and his Music..
This superb triple CD presents some of John's finest works, and takes the M+M Mix legacy to yet a higher level. CD1 & 2 feature some of the greatest tracks of all time from the Start of CD 1 and Barry White’s “Never, Never Gonna Give You Up” , to the classic rework of Marvin Gaye’s “I Want You” which closes out CD2, there are no sleepers here. CD3 also features some of the best from the vaults of the Salsoul and West End labels, anthems like Loleatta Holloway’s – “Hit And Run” to legendary Paradise Garage favorite Loose Joints “Is It All Over My Face?”.
This is the legacy of the M+M mixes.
CD track listing:
01 Barry White – Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
02 Side Effect - Always There
03 Jean Carne - Was That All It Was
04 Hamilton Affair - You Can’t Have My Love
05 T Connection - Do What You Wanna Do
06 Sandy Barber - I Think I’ll Do Some Stepping On My Own
07 Johnny Hammond - Fantasy
08 Teddy Pendergrass - If You Know Like I Know
01 Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else
02 Third World - Now That We Found Love
03 Donald Byrd and The Blackbyrds - Rock Creek Park (M+M Retouch)
04 The Dramatics – Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
05 John Davis and The Monster Orchestra - Up Jumped The Devil
06 Teddy Pendergrass - Only You
07 Curtis Hairston - I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit)
08 Marvin Gaye - I Want You
01 Loleatta Holloway - Hit And Run
02 Mahogany - Ride On The Rhythm
03 Instant Funk - Crying
04 Loose Joints - Is It All Over My Face?
05 Debbie Trusty - Searchin' For Some Lovin'
06 Skyy - First Time Around
07 Salsoul Orchestra - You're Just The Right Size
08 Raw Silk - Do It To The Music
*note: due to licensing constraints not all these tracks appear on the digital version*
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