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Prelude Records

Prelude Records was a New York-based dance independent record label, active from 1976 to 1986. Prelude was one of the few disco labels to survive its death and in 1981 pioneered the Mastermix. Prelude’s biggest hits included “In the Bush” by Musique (1978), “Come to Me” by France Joli (1979), “A Little Bit of Jazz” by the Nick Straker Band and “Must Be the Music” by Secret Weapon (1981). After its closure in 1986, Prelude’s back catalogue was purchased by Unidisc.

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    D Train - You're the One for Me

    Prelude Records

    Some of the most memorable and fresh-sounding R&B of the early to mid-'80s came from D Train, a group that had one foot in soul music and the o...

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    Sharon Redd - Redd Hott

    Prelude Records

    Sharon Redd's second album also did some major damage to the club play chart. Working with a new songwriting and production duo -- this time it's E...

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    Various Artists - Prelude Mastermixes, Vol. 1

    Prelude Records

    Prelude Records was a New York-based dance independent record label, active from 1976 to 1986. At one time, François Kevorkian held an A&R posi...

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    Sharon Redd - Sharon Redd

    Prelude Records

    Sharon Redd was one of the more visible members of the Prelude family during the early '80s, releasing singles and albums with regularity through...

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    Gayle Adams - Love Fever

    Prelude Records

    Gayle Adams is an American urban contemporary and house music musician, who is best known for her hit singles Love Fever, Stretch'in Out and Your L...

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    Passion - Don't Stop My Love

    Prelude Records

    A disco-boogie act that recorded an album in 1979 for Prelude Records. It was produced by Ray Martinez and included the smash hit In New York, whic...

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    D Train - The Best of the 12 Inch Mixes

    Prelude Records

    D Train, an innovative post-disco duo that consisted of James "D-Train" Williams (vocals) and Hubert Eaves III (keyboards, bass, drums, arrangement...

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    Happy Is The Only Way T-Shirt

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    Fitted, comfortable, and soft—this t-shirt was made just for you. And it can withstand several washings while maintaining its shape, so it's great ...

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    Sine - Happy Is the Only Way

    Sine

    Happy Is the Only Way is the debut album by American disco/funk project Sine, released in 1977. The album was produced by Patrick Adams (Gladys K...

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    Unlimited Touch - Unlimited Touch

    Prelude Records

    Unlimited Touch was an R&B group with club leanings from Brooklyn. They weren't disco, and they weren't exactly straight-up R&B; like their...

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    Gayle Adams - Your Love Is a Life Saver

    Prelude Records

    Gayle Adams is an American urban contemporary and house music musician, who is best known for her hit singles Love Fever, Stretch'in Out and Your L...

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    Various Artists - Prelude Mastermixes, Vol.2

    Prelude Records

    Prelude Records was a New York-based dance independent record label, active from 1976 to 1986. At one time, François Kevorkian held an A&R posi...

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    France Joli - Now

    Prelude Records

    Now! is the third album by singer, France Joli, released in 1982. This album saw her shift away from the disco based songs of her early recordings,...

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    Challenge Experience - Turn Around (Reach Up)

    Prelude Records

    This song is a remake of the 1982 hit Reach Up by Toney Lee. It was known to be a club hit (peaked at number 8 on the Billboard dance chart). Produ...

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    Sharon Redd - Love How You Feel

    Prelude Records

    Songwriters/producers Eric Matthew and Willie Payne continued to work with Sharon Redd for her third and final album, Love How You Feel. Much of th...

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    Various Artists - Prelude Mastermixes, Vol. 3

    Prelude Records

    Prelude Records was a New York-based dance independent record label, active from 1976 to 1986. At one time, François Kevorkian held an A&R posi...

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    Classics Funky Music, Vol. 2

    Prelude Records

    "Classics Funky Music, Vol. 2" is a compilation album by Prelude Records, which features some of the Funkiest songs of the Labels collection. The s...

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    Classics Funky Music, Vol. 1

    Prelude Records

    "Classics Funky Music, Vol. 1" is a compilation album by Prelude Records, which features some of the Funkiest songs of the Labels collection. The F...

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    Various Artists - Rare Preludes, Vol. 4

    Prelude Records

    Prelude Records was a New York-based dance independent record label, active from 1976 to 1986. At one time, François Kevorkian held an A&R pos...

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    Musique - Keep On Jumpin'

    Prelude Records

    Musique was a studio project by Patrick Adams. It consisted of five singers, Christine Wiltshire, Angela Howell, Gina Taylor Pickens, Mary Seymour ...

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    Keep On Jumpin' T-Shirt

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    Fitted, comfortable, and soft—this t-shirt was made just for you. And it can withstand several washings while maintaining its shape, so it's great ...

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    Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy

    Prelude Records

    Jocelyn Lorette Brown is an American R&B and dance singer. She has an extensive background in the music industry and is well known in the world...

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    Prana People - Prana People

    Prelude Records

    "Prana People" is the debut self titled release from the band of the same name. Since the mid 60's Tunde-Ra and Taharqa Aleem have propelled to the...

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    The Strikers - 12 Inch Mixes

    Prelude Records

    This New York group had some disco/club hits in the early '80s for Prelude. Drummer Milton Brown, bassist Willie Slaughter, keyboardist Howie Young...

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    Prelude Records T-Shirt

    Prelude Records

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    Unlimited Touch - Searching to Find the One

    Prelude Records

    Unlimited Touch was an R&B group with club leanings from Brooklyn. They weren't disco, and they weren't exactly straight-up R&B; like their...

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    Empress - Dyin' to Be Dancin'

    Prelude Records

    A one-album disco-funk band. It was produced, written and performed by Crown Heights Affair and the singer Gail Smith. Dyin' to be Dancin' is consi...

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    France Joli - Come to Me

    Prelude Records

    Montreal-native France Joli began singing in 1974 for commercials and talent shows. By 1979, she had a number 13 national hit, "Come to Me." It was...

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    Various Artists - Rare Preludes, Vol. 3

    Prelude Records

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    Saturday Night Band - Come On Dance, Dance

    Prelude Records

    A concept band from Prelude Records. Featured Jesse Boyce and Moses Dillard as songwriters and Lorraine Johnson for backing vocals.

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    Various Artists - Prelude's Greatest Hits, Vol. 3

    Prelude Records

    "Prelude's Greatest Hits, Vol. 3" is a compilation album full of some of the biggest Prelude tracks. The tracklisting includes songs from Prelude R...

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    Bobby Thurston - You Got What It Takes

    Prelude Records

    Soul singer Bobby Thurston was a native of Washington, D.C., and got his start singing and playing congas with a group called Spectrum Ltd. in his ...

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    Various Artists - Rare Preludes, Vol. 2

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    France Joli - France Joli: Greatest Hits

    Prelude Records

    Montreal-native France Joli began singing in 1974 for commercials and talent shows. By 1979, she had a number 13 national hit, "Come to Me." It was...

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    One Two Three - One Two Three

    Prelude Records

    A one album synth-pop and disco concept group created by Bobby Orlando.

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    Kumano - Kumano

    Prelude Records

    This LP is a Project of Randy Kumano and the producer and singer Stuart Peterson, who sang the lead vocal. Started in 1979, they send Marvin Schlac...

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