Lucky In Love (Extended Version)

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In 1985, Mick Jagger released his first solo album “She’s The Boss”. It was produced by Jagger himself with Bill Laswell and Nile Rodgers and included an incredible (and endless) list of guests: Pete Townshend, Sly & Robbie, Bernard Edwards, Jan Hammer, Herbie Hancock and Michael Shrieve. Just to name a few. To promote the album, Jagger made videos with Julien Temple for five of his album’s nine songs and later the footage became the (bad) homemovie “Running Out Of Luck“: which featured Mick as the main actor and Dennis Hopper, Rae Dawn Chong and Jerry Hall as co-starrings. “Lucky In Love” was the second single from the album, with guests Jeff Beck on guitar, Wally Badarou on Keyboards, Guy Fletcher and Herbie Hancock at the synthesizers. Extended remix by François Kevorkian and Ron St. Germain.

Mick Jagger – Lucky In Love (Extended Version) (Discogs)

Seventh Heaven, the Special Mix

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It’s clearly difficult to pick something from the works of the legend Larry Levan. From the cheesy mix of Dan Hartman to his original version of “Body Music” by The Strikers, we can only bless him. Levan was a true wizard, behind the mixer at the Paradise Garage and in the recordings studio too. In my opinion, his creative peak has been the “Special Album” for Gwen Guthrie. He took an already good Lp, which was produced by Sly and Robbie, to another (disco) level. Every track is a winner.

Gwen Guthrie – Seventh Heaven (12” Special Mix) (Discogs)