Thursday, June 26, 2008

Thomas Jerome Moulton

Many disco lovers know about the numerous brilliant and legendary productions and mixes that disco legend Tom Moulton has contributed over the years, however, what people might not know is his late 1970's project TJM, which stands for Thomas Jerome Moulton. In 1979, Moulton under the project name TJM, released his debut record off of Casablanca Records. The record consisted of four tracks including the disco classic "Don't Need No Music". I recently heard this record, and was pretty much blown away from the start. It definitely makes me wonder why some of these tracks haven't recieved more attention, especially in disco mixes and DJ-sets. Regardless, you can put this record at the top of my wishlist. I've always loved most of Tom Moulton's productions, however I have a whole new reason to love him even more.

TJM - Don't Need No Music
TJM - Small Circle Of Friends

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4 comments:

Social Disco Club said...

Joey Negro have an amazing edit of "I Don't Need No Music": http://www.discogs.com/release/249471

I like also a lot "Put Yourself In My Place", specially after the edit i made. ;)

Pat Les Stache said...

Send me the edit, I will post it if you want!

professor Eddy said...

I wil make a mix with 'Don't need no music' in it. What a track that is! The whistles and percussion are the best I've ever heard!! Wicked tune!

Social Disco Club said...

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