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Friday, 31 July 2009

Shannon - Let The Music Play

'Let the Music Play' is a famous and critically acclaimed Latin Freestyle song recorded by Washington, DC singer Shannon in 1983.
The original version of the record was produced by Mark Liggett and Chris Barbosa, the latter of whom was a Latino from New York who composed it with Ed Chisolm. Barbosa, redefined the Electro Funk sound by adding Latin American rhythms and a heavy syncopated drum-machine sound that isolated it from sounding like Afrika Bambaataa's 'Planet Rock' and Freeez's 'IOU'. This made 'Let the Music Play' the first freestyle record in history.

By the early 80's there was a persieved backlash to dance music which was ever popular in the 70's. However 'Let The Music Play' circumvented the prevalent anti-disco bias and become a huge hit mading it to number 14 in the UK Singles Chart while hitting number 8 in the US singles Chart and number 1 on the US Dance Chart and ushering in a new dance-pop era.

Click the link below to download the following:
Single Version
12 inch Version
Rheinstyle Gabber Remix
12 Inch Extended
Death To The Throne Remix
White Label Mix Vs VJ Louis Stephen
Matt Mix
Willy DJ Mix 2007
12 inch Dub Version
European Remixed Version
DJ Trashy Remix
Alfonso Muchacho Remix
Simply Jeff and Swedish Egil Remix
Accapella Version
Pain Rossini Remix
DJ GI Joe Remix
MixCut Heart in Bass Remix


Shannon - Let The Music Play - Video


  1. This sound was the sound of my childhood-- this song sounded so different that what came before!And it made me want to go out to clubs! Thanks Mike! You may want to add a shoutbox, I bet more people are reading but just too shy to leave a msg. Steve

  2. I Loved this too. Had not heard it for a while so when I started getting it together to post I listend to it again and the memories came flodding back.

    It is a great disco track and one of the classix of the 80's.

    I already have a Talk to me box about 3 quarters of the way down the page on the right hand side for anyone that wants to leave messages there.

    Thank you for the comments thay are great to hear.