Monday, 28 March 2011

A Motown Special Disco Album (1977)

Motown hit the doldrums in the mid 70's after moving their headquarters from Detroit to Los Angeles. It could be argued that Disco saved Motown, starting in 1976 when at one point they had 6 releases in the top 10. The move to 12" DJ Promo singles started in 1974 when Tom Moulton started producing ten and eleven minute grooves that proved very popular in club land. This collection contains 12" versions of some massive hits, which would have been reason enough to buy the album, but the cover (art by Helene Majera) undoubtedly also enhanced sales.

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