Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Baby's Got Another  

South African born singer Richard Jon Smith put out a host of 12 inches and a self titled LP on Jive Records in the early 80's. With his over the top vocal delivery and super slick production, it seems to me that Jive's A & R department had optioned him to be their breakout success story. Of course he never did blow up all that hard but amidst the flurry of releases was a single called "Baby's Got Another". I feel this track due in no small part to the production work of frequent Jive collaborator Darryl Payne. The tasty guitar stabs and dirty vocoder bits gave an otherwise decent tune that much needed edge. Now go find yourself a copy on discogs for $5.00.

Richard Jon Smith - Baby's Got Another (Extended Mix)
Richard Jon Smith - Baby's Got Another Dub

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1 comments: to “ Baby's Got Another

  • July 1, 2009 at 9:50 PM  

    this blog is my shit dude cheerS!

    yeah well got some heat in the crates now but thanks for the keepin the tunes alive
    CDs killing the boogie!