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Author:  DJ Billy Bob [ Tue Aug 12, 2008 8:04 pm ]
Post subject:  Miami's Own

Miami's Own, PHYLLIS HYMAN!

Author:  Pete Denis [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 4:46 am ]
Post subject:  CHANGE

Who did the lead vocals in ANGEL IN MY POCKET by CHANGE? She was awesome!! Sweet sounding voice, she can sing to me anytime. I used to know, but I have forgotten!

Author:  Discoguy [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:01 am ]
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Pete,

ANGEL IN MY POCKET by CHANGE - was sung by Jocelyn Shaw - more known as (and one of my favorite singers) - JOCELYN BROWN

// Discoguy

Author:  Pete Denis [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:05 am ]
Post subject:  She was really good

I remember her, but on that particular song, she was simply spectacular! When was she a soloist, before or after CHANGE?

Author:  Jay Negron [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:21 pm ]
Post subject:  ANGEL IN MY POCKET

The first time I've heard Jocelyn, she was a singer for Musique on "IN THE BUSH" & "KEEP ON JUMPIN".
Jocelyn Brown was the MAIN singer for INNER LIFE. In '79 their big breakout hit was "I'M CAUGHT UP (IN A ONE NIGHT LOVE AFFAIR)"

They went on to have club hits with:
"AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH"
"MOMENT OF MY LIFE"
"LET'S GO ANOTHER ROUND"

She also fronted LACE, who had a club hit in '83 with "CAN'T PLAY AROUND"

She had a huge, huge solo hit in '84, "SOMEBODY ELSES' GUY".

She was a background singer for many groups, including CHANGE, BIONIC BOOGIE, FANTASTIC ALEEMS, and many of PATRICK ADAMS productions.

In '98 she had another huge hit singin the lead for Louie Vega/Kenny Gonzalez's group NUYORICAN SOUL; the song was "IT'S ALRIGHT-I FEEL IT" and is a classic!

Author:  Discoguy [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:45 pm ]
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Yes, Jocelyn was more of a studio vocalist and was singing lead (and/or background) vocals for so many acts over the years. But it wasn't really until "Somebody Else's Guy" she went solo.
Check out my INTERVIEW with this lovely lady !!

Disco-on !

// Discoguy

Author:  Pete Denis [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:07 pm ]
Post subject:  I wasn't aware

Like I always say, I don't pay too much attention to details, like producer, vocalists, remixers(I concentrated on the songs and the mixing, not really caring). So at times I "forget" things. I was aware of her, but never realized she was in so many projects. I also thought that "SOMEBODY ELSE'S GUY" was released much earlier, like in the late 70's?? I thought I was playing a PHILLY INTERNATIONAL 12" of that in 79?? I guess it was all the drugs!! But her vocals on ANGEL IN MY POCKET are one of the truly best individual vocal efforts ever!!

Author:  mavjb [ Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:46 pm ]
Post subject: 

Jocelyn Brown was always popular in the gay clubs too.

Author:  Pete Denis [ Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:42 pm ]
Post subject:  I have a seperate point of view I want to take you in.

Greatest voices, best voice, how about "SEXIEST" voices.-- I will start with TINA CHARLES! Then comes Cristina Monet, Cory Daye, Pat Benatar, LISA LISA and the chick from Odyssey. A special orgasm award goes to Jane Birkin in the French ballad, the eternally sexy "Je T'Aime Mon....". Honorable mention to DONNA SUMMER in "Love To Love You Baby".

Author:  Starr Inc. [ Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:46 pm ]
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La Summer is one of the top vocalists. I saw her perform live a few years ago and the vocals are intact. Power, emotion, she hasn't lost one percent of it all.

As for Disco: Miss Loleatta Holloway. Absolute Turbo! Sampled in so many records but in fact hardly known outside the Disco-club!

Author:  pflext [ Thu Aug 21, 2008 4:19 am ]
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Betty Layvette.

One of the most underrated singers.

Also one of the best. :)

Author:  Jay Negron [ Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:15 pm ]
Post subject:  BETTY

I loved the song:
"DOIN' THE BEST THAT I CAN" by Betty LaVette
(1978 Westend 12" - remixed by Walter Gibbons)
I never heard any other dance music from her.
Did she have a follow up? That song was the joint!!

Author:  Pete Denis [ Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:22 pm ]
Post subject:  So she had the ....

So you are saying that Bette had the sexiest voice? Or that she was a great voice. While I certainly know that, that "joint" was great to smoke, she was a sort of ONE-HIT-WONDER wasn't she? Maybe she is under the wrong thread?

Author:  Jay Negron [ Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:06 pm ]
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I was just responding to 'PFLEXT' and his reference to Betty. Maybe in Australia she came out with more? PFLEXT let us know!!

Maybe she does belong in the ONE-HIT WONDER thread!

Author:  Jose"Pepe"Sal [ Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:20 pm ]
Post subject:  SEXIEST VOICE??

SEXIEST VOICE? Take a trip back in time, her name is SYLVIA ROBINSON. Remember her? Incredibly sexy voice!!

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