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Make It Last Forever

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Make It Last Forever

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When it comes to underground New York Disco, Donna McGhee's highly sought-after 1978 LP, “Make It Last Forever,” ranks among the best in the genre, thanks to Donna's singing and the production skills of legendary producers Greg Carmichael and Patrick Adams. Featuring five songs penned by the producing pair, it's got their quintessential Disco sound of the late 70s topped by Donna McGhee's superb vocals. These have also blessed recordings by The Fatback Band, Phreek, Bumblebee Unlimited and The Universal Robot Band around the same time. The album has been an elusive affair since it first came out in 1978 and this is one the first times in decades it is widely available in its original form with newly remastered audio.Donna McGhee has been one of the key female singers of the New York disco scene, gracing several cult albums with her superb singing. The Brooklyn native began her career singing Gospel in her grandmother's choir from an early age, honing her skills and making a name for herself locally as a talented singer. Her first break in the industry came when she was spotted by bass player Johnny Flippin, who invited her to join his band. The group was none other than The Fatback Band led by drummer Bill Curtis. This was 1975 and the album was “Raising Hell.” McGhee's vocals can be heard throughout the album including the dancefloor classic “(Are You Ready) Do The Bus Stop” and after this initial collaboration, she stayed with the group for a another few years recording “Night Fever” in 1976 and touring with them all around the country.Following an encounter with producer Greg Carmichael, Donna McGhee jumped ship and started working with the prolific producer and his partner Patrick Adams. A string of collaborations followed with singles and albums that have become the stuff of legend over the years: Donna can indeed be heard singing with Bumblebee Unlimited, Universal robot Band and on Phreek's classic self-titled album from 1978, singing on the track "May My Love Be With You."In 1978, After Greg Carmichae

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. Make It Last Forever
  2. Do As I Do
  3. It Ain't No Big Thing
  4. Mr. Blindman
  5. I'm A Love Bug
Release date NZ
December 6th, 2019
Artist
Label
We Want Sounds
Number of Discs
1
Box Dimensions (mm)
142x125x10
UPC
3700604723769
Product ID
32139296

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