Nicole Valérie – Le Slow Qui Slove (Unreleased track)

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Jean-Pierre Foucault And Léon – Allez La France, Allez (1978)

Jean-Pierre Foucault And Léon – Allez La France, Allez (7″ single, 1978)

Anyone who remembers the 1978 football in France may recall hearing this song played at the time. Continue reading

Mike Mesure And David Christie – Fiesta! (Unreleased Track, 1987)

Here’s a little Christmas treat for you all, an unreleased track written by Mike Mesure and David Christie titled “Fiesta!”.

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Mike Mesure is a singer, songwriter, and record company executive (retired) from Coulsdon, England, who now lives in France. Mike worked with many top artists in the record industry including crooner Charles Aznavour, soul legend Otis Redding, Sonny & Cher, Aretha Franklin, and many artists of Atlantic records and Barclay records. Continue reading

Fred Blondin ‎– C’est Pas Ça La Vie (1996)

Fred Blondin ‎– C’est Pas Ça La Vie (It’s Not That Life) (CD single 1996)

Fred Blondin is a singer, composer and musician from France. Fred has released over eight albums since 1990, and was nominated twice for Grammy awards in the “Best Male Newcomer Of The Year” category in 1990 and 1996.  In 1996, Fred released his third album titled “J’voudrais Voir Les Îles” (I Would Like To See The Islands), and the first single released from this album, titled “C’est Pas Ça La Vie” (It’s Not That Life), was written by David Christie and Jack Robinson.

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James Bolden – Back With My Baby / Flashback (1981)

James Bolden (David Christie) – Back With My Baby / Flashback (7″ vinyl single, 1981)

Continued from previous post, see James Bolden – Priorities / If It Feels Good Baby (1980).

In 1981 David Christie released his follow-up single to “Priorities”, from the album “Flashback” (also known as “Priorities”), titled “Back With My Baby” under the name of James Bolden. “Back With My Baby” was covered by David’s pop group Frantique, but re-titled as “Steady With Teddy” with slightly different lyrics – you can hear the song HERE.

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Frantique, and David Christie – Strut Your Funky Stuff (1979)

Let’s start the New Year off with Frantique’s “Strut Your Funky Stuff” !

This great dance track was co-written and produced by David Christie and Jack Robinson (taken from the band’s self- titled album) and it reached #10 in the UK charts in 1979. Nearly 20 years later a dance band Phunky Phantom hit #1 in the US dance charts with their cover version of “Strut Your Funky Stuff” in 1997 and was also a hit in the UK charts at #27 in 1998.

Check out Frantique’s live performance, 12″ version, and David’s re-recording of “Strut Your Funky Stuff” below – enjoy and sing along too (see lyrics below)!

Frantique – Strut Your Funky Stuff 7" vinyl (Germany) 1979.

Frantique – Strut Your Funky Stuff 7″ vinyl 1979.

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