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Can You Feel The Force? The John Luongo Disco Mixes

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Groove Line

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John Luongo, having forged an unparalleled reputation from his native city of Boston as a DJ, promoter and mixer at the vanguard of the disco movement, went on to deliver an unprecedented number of classic disco mixes. These featured his hugely innovative percussive style, which have been an ever-present influence and inspiration for dancers, producers and remixers from every generation since.

Groove Line Records’ Can You Feel The Force? - The John Luongo Disco Mixes showcases the finest productions created by the pioneering and hugely influential DJ/remixer, and is the very first collection of its kind.

Following on from Groove Line’s successful anthologies for Change and The Salsoul Orchestra this deluxe two-disc package features twenty-one of John Luongo’s hugely influential productions from 1978 to 1982 including: The Jacksons “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground),” Patti Labelle “Music Is My Way Of Life,” Melba Moore “You Stepped In To My Life” and his ground-breaking mix of “This Time Baby” by Jackie Moore.

The extravagantly presented 24-page booklet features a new interview with the man himself, commenting on the cream of his mixes track by track, with additional insights from the artists whose music he transformed for the dance floor. Can You Feel The Force? - The John Luongo Disco Mixes is an absolutely essential addition to any discerning disco and dance music devotees audio library.

TRACK LISTING

Disc 1
1. Dan Hartman Featuring Loleatta Holloway - Vertigo/Relight My Fire
2. The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
3. Patti LaBelle - Music Is My Way Of Life
4. Jackie Moore - This Time Baby
5. Johnny Mathis - Gone, Gone, Gone
6. Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - Shine On Silver Moon
7. Real Thing - Can You Feel The Force?
8. Melba Moore - Pick Me Up, I’ll Dance
9. Mighty Clouds Of Joy - In These Changing Times
1O. Marlena Shaw - Touch Me In The Morning

Disc 2
1. Sly Stone - Dance To The Music
2. The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie
3. Melba Moore - You Stepped Into My Life
4. Stanley Clarke - Just A Feeling
5. Southern Exposure - On Our Way
6. Sarah Dash - (Come And Take This) Candy From Your Baby
7. Santana - One Chain (Don’t Make No Prison)
8. The Quick - Zulu
9. Cerrone - Back Track
1O. Gladys Knight & The Pips - I Will Fight
11. The Jacksons - Walk Right Now

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