favourite early 80's economic crisis boogie tunes

neil_somethingneil_something 993 Posts
edited May 2012 in Strut Central
that's a legitimate genre right? i'm thinking along the lines of these:

universal robot band "barely breaking even"





any more?

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  • strataspherestratasphere Blastin' the Nasty 1,035 Posts
    Painfully obvious......

  • phatmoneysackphatmoneysack Melbourne 1,124 Posts

  • YemskyYemsky 709 Posts
    Donald Banks - Status Quo

    I always wondered what the equivalent releases to this genre have been since 2007.

  • This was the first thing that came to mind...


  • YemskyYemsky 709 Posts
    Oh, and here's an obvious one:


    and a version from last year:

  • YemskyYemsky 709 Posts

  • YemskyYemsky 709 Posts
    Boogie / Hip Hop

  • Big_ChanBig_Chan 5,088 Posts

  • YemskyYemsky 709 Posts
    No, it's not Boogie, but TODAY, it's appropriate to be included:


  • oripsorips 238 Posts
    Check out Billy Brown rappin' and funkin' about Reaganomics.


  • phatmoneysackphatmoneysack Melbourne 1,124 Posts

  • meatyogremeatyogre 2,080 Posts

  • JimsterJimster Cruffiton.etsy.com 6,919 Posts


    Prince Charles and The City Beat Band

    This one features a "Lady Di" guest appearance and a synth-flute break. DO NOT SLEEP.

  • disco_chedisco_che 1,115 Posts
    OK it's not boogie, more Hispano Disco:



    Righeira - No Tengo Dinero

    (early childhood beachholiday memories supreme)

  • MondeyanoMondeyano Reykjavik 863 Posts
    !

  • DubiousDubious 1,865 Posts
    sadly i can only fidn the instro.. but at least it has the hook

    "there'll be war..in the streets"


  • disco_chedisco_che 1,115 Posts
    Dubious said:
    sadly i can only fidn the instro.. but at least it has the hook

    "there'll be war..in the streets"




    That wasn't too hard find.

  • DubiousDubious 1,865 Posts
    disco_che said:
    Dubious said:
    sadly i can only fidn the instro.. but at least it has the hook

    "there'll be war..in the streets"




    That wasn't too hard find.

    kept showign as video not available for me.. but it works now... JAM!!! got doubles.

    there's another good jam im thinkin of .. blankin on doods name.. but the tune is Street Symphony. Ill try and dig it up when im home.

  • The-gafflerThe-gaffler 2,190 Posts
    Yemsky said:
    Donald Banks - Status Quo


    That's my jam!
    Aside, hands down my #1 favourite local record. That 12" was cut so sharp too.

    Here's one for ya..


  • phatmoneysackphatmoneysack Melbourne 1,124 Posts


    Coincidently, around the time we were having this discussion I was putting the final touches on a old school hip hop mix that is very relevant to this topic. It is now finished.

    1. T.S.G ??? You Should Know To Say No [Jump Back 198?]
    2. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five ??? New York New York [Sugarhill 1983]
    3. Mr. Magic - Magic's Message (There Has To Be A Better Way) [Posse 1984]
    4. Shahid ??? 1984 (Future Shock) [Clockwork 1984]
    5. CD III ??? Get Tough [Prelude 1984]
    6. Malcolm X ??? No Sell Out [Tommy Boy 1983]
    7. Abiodun Oyewole ??? There Was A Man [OBA 1985]
    8. Tranquilizing 3 ??? A Fact of Life [Apexton 1983]
    9. Carver High ??? Boogie With A Book (Let's Read) [Challenger 1985]
    10. Kool Kyle (The Original Star Child)* ??? Getting Over [Frills 1982]
    11. The Last Poets ??? Long Enough [Kee Wee 1984]
    12. Brothers Unique ??? School Daze [Sutra 1981]
    13. The Unknown Rapper ??? Election 80 Rapp [ALA 1980]
    14. Abdul Tariq ??? Education [Sutra 1986]
    15. Chill Fac-Torr ??? Cen???er City Rock [B Leaf 1984]
    16. I.R.T. (Interboro Rhythm Team) ??? Watch The Closing Doors! [RCA 1983]
    17. Cholly Rock And The Avenue B. Boogie Band ??? Cash Money [General Music 1981]
    18. Community People ??? Education Wrap [Max Music 1980]

  • YemskyYemsky 709 Posts
    The better version of Tighten It Up:


    The better known version of Tighten It Up:

  • indyindy 58 Posts
    nice collection, all together

    the intrique joint is
    its been on heavy (digital) rotation lately, id love to have the 12", its a bit steep, though and i dont suppose it will pop up anytime soon, but you never know

    my "contribution" comes straight from "in debt, bu WE dont give a shit" italy of the 80s:


    Flowchart - Ask the Boss

  • Not 80s but that vibe.


  • I immediately thought of that Slo Grip 45 that Stackswell poasted. Good shit.

  • I immediately thought of that Slo Grip 45 that Stackswell poasted. Good shit.

  • batmonbatmon 27,574 Posts

  • jjfad027jjfad027 1,594 Posts

    Brokebeats by Joshgrutze on Mixcloud



    Mix I made a few years back

  • ElectrodeElectrode Los Angeles 3,096 Posts
    I guess this would qualify


  • Loving this
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