February 15, 2016

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Shalamar - Dead Giveaway b/w I Don´t Wanna Be The Last To Know (1983) - single

Shalamar is an American music group, active in the 1970s and 1980s, that was originally a disco-driven vehicle created by Soul Train booking agent Dick Griffey and show creator Don Cornelius. They went on to be an influential dance trio, masterminded by Soul Train producer Don Cornelius.
The group took a knock when Watley and Daniel separately left the band over conflicts within the group and other issues with Dick Griffey and Solar Records.
Adding to the subsequent departure was Watley's increasing frustration with SOLAR Records and Dick Griffey shortly after the release of their next album, “The Look”, in 1983.
Nonetheless, the album yielded a number of UK hit singles including "Disappearing Act", "Dead Giveaway" and "Over and Over". The album itself moved Shalamar into a more new wave/synthpop direction, with rock guitars to the fore.

A - Dead Giveaway  (3:27)
Written-By – Joey Gallo, Leon F. Sylvers, III, Marcus Dare /Producer – Leon F. Sylvers, III / Mastered By – RME

B - I Don´t Wanna Be The Last To Know  (3:50)
Written-By – Kevin Spencer, Linda Carriere, Nidra Beard, William Shelby /Producer – Leon F. Sylvers, III / Mastered By – RME

Release: 1983
Label:  Solar Records
Catalog# 969819-7

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