In the 80’s, the « Might M » team wrote, composed and produced great songs. In the first part of the 80’s, they were popular and admired artists in New York. But so many other artists and producers during the first part of the 80’s…
Here is a selection of the greatest and most influential songs of the period. Some were really influenced by the work of Kashif and Paul Laurence, some were totally different, all were original and have left and incredible print in the heart and mind of their audience. Many were underground at the time but so influential on the next generation such as James Mtum for example. When you listen a song during 30 years without being tired of it, you know what ? It means this is a great song. I’ve been listening to these songs for more than 30 years…Enjoy !
2 Cameo « Attack Me With Your Love ». Larry Blackmon and his band in 1985, a year before the huge success of « Word Up ». A great band with always new ideas to bring their music further. Such as the « Mighty M » team, they enjoyed mix between acoustic and electronic music. Buy
6 Kleeer « Intimate Connection ». A great funk band with their most popular song produced by Deodato. The bass line sampled in « California Love » of 2pac. « I’ll be the key, you’ll be the door », oh yes !! Buy
9 Millie Jackson « Hot Wild Unrestricted Love ». Timmy Allen at the control.
11 Paul Laurence « She’s Not A Sleaze ». His first solo album with Freddie Jackson, Lillo Thomas and Melba Moore in the background vocals. The « hush » producer write songs for himself for the first time.
12 Rene & Angela « I’ll Be Good ». Rene Moore and Angela Winbush with their hit of 1985. Here is a perfect example of the influence of Kashif with the bass-keyboard ». Buy