Friday, May 22, 2009

Tightwad Disco



Sticking to the recession theme, I thought it might be nice to share a few Reaganomic hits known to relieve early 80's disco doldrums. Whenever NPR gets on a rant about tight financial times, I immediately think of this tune. Sean might disagree with the songs merit since all versions include a deliciously disgusting sax solo. The more distance I get from 80's sax ballads, the fonder I am towards them. Yeah, I'm sick that way. Anywho, it's sort of a coin toss for me whether the original by the Valentine Brothers is any better than the billboard smash cover by Simply Red. Either way, this song is as relevant today as it ever was. Here's to dancing higher with lighter wallets!!!

The Valentine Brothers - Money's Too Tight to Mention
The Valentine Brothers - Money's Too Tight (Instrumental 12'')

Simply Red - Money's Too Tight (To Mention) Cutback Mix
Simply Red - Money's Too Tight (To Mention) (Dub Version)

2 comments:

Jacques said...

phenomenal tracks. wow.

Tailor Made, NYC said...

Great tracks, thanks for including the dubs!!!!!

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