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FlinterFile: Dan Hartman- Relight My Fire

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In 1979, Dan Hartman released the floorfiller Relight My Fire. The song, released as the follow-up of the hit Instant Replay, became a favourite among DJ’s in discotheques. With the 12 inch (which has a four minute intro called Vertigo), it was one of the records that always did a good job at party’s and discos. The music of the song was played by MFSB, the refrain (strong enough to walk on through the night) was sung by Loleatta Holloway, and Dan Hartman singing the rest made it a number 1 hit in the US dance chart. In the UK, it did not chart, until Take That recorded their version, which became number 1… Enjoy the original

Dan Hartman- Vertigo/Relight My Fire

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Song of the day: M.F.S.B.- T.S.O.P.

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In 1973, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, who owned a record label in Philadelphia, wrote a new theme song of the tv-show Soul Train, where quite some of their artists performed their songs. It was an instrumental hit, with vocals from the Three Degrees, who were just added to the label. When it was recorded, Gamble & Huff felt they had a hit. The owner of the tv-show, however, wanted it to be renamed, as Soul Train was his trademark. It was a big mistake: the song became a number 1 hit in the US. Enjoy

MFSB- TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)