"Side A: A true top-5 peak record at The Garage, this Thelma Houston burner from 1977 was 'a highlight whenever Larry played it,' Danny Krivit recalls... 'and he played it a lot!' Danny's edit is a homage to Larry Levan and Frankie Knuckles - in particular, a reel to reel edit that Frankie did back in the day and shared with Krivit. Houston delivers soul-stirring ad libs as the band crackles with electricity behind her, the piano chasing a descending string riff so eagerly it almost trips over itself. Pure dancefloor peak energy! Side B: Motown was finalizing its move from Detroit to Los Angeles, and this 1972 Eddie Kendricks session was among the last to be recorded at the famed 'Snake Pit' aka Studio A in Detroit. According to percussionist Jimi Dougans, 'Girl' was recorded at three o'clock in the morning, which perhaps accounts for some of the heavy vibe and distinctly different sound than the typical Motown pop style the label was known for. Larry Levan used it to test the sound at the Garage. When he got 'Girl' sounding good, Danny says, 'he knew the system was really pumping and anything else he played would sound good too.' Mr. K's edit aims at the climactic back half of the song, engineering a nearly 7-minute climatic dance floor filler." - Most Excellent Unlimited
- black 12" vinyl pressing
- Danny Krivit edits of Thelma Houston's 'I'm Here Again' + Eddie Kendricks' 'Girl You Need A Change Of Mind'
- music label: Most Excellent Unlimited 2021
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