LYNCH,KENNY <br/> <small>HALF THE DAY'S GONE & WE HAVEN'T EARNED A PENNY (RSD22)</small>

LYNCH,KENNY
HALF THE DAY'S GONE & WE HAVEN'T EARNED A PENNY (RSD22)

SATRIL

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UPC: 730167334761
Label: SATRIL
Format: LP
Release Date: April 23, 2022
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"HALF THE DAY IS GONE AND WE HAVEN'T EARNED A PENNY" an album immersed in late 70's disco soul sounds emanating from the UK at the time by a popular Caribbean artist who composed and co-wrote songs for DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, THE DRIFTERS, and EVERLY BROTHERS. 180g RSD vinyl, limited to 500! 

"Kenny Lynch was a popular singer, songwriter, actor and all-round entertainer. A self-styled “black cockney”, Kenny was one of the few people of Caribbean origin prominent in the British entertainment industry during the 60s and 70s.

During his musical career, Kenny released a number of Top 10 singles, including a version of Up on the Roof (1962), competing with the original by the Drifters. He composed and co-wrote songs recorded by Dusty Springfield, Cilla Black, the Drifters and the Everly Brothers. He also worked briefly as a songwriter at the Brill Building in New York.

Whilst probably best known as a prolific Pop Crooner during the earlier part of his acting and musical career, we must not forget his stomping disco success of the early eighties, released under British-borne Satril Records. “Half The Day’s Gone, and We Haven’t Earne’d a Penny” was a milestone moment for British Disco. Produced by Kenny himself at Satril Studios, London 1983, this record still encompasses that organic late-70s disco sound, with true instrumentation and minimalist electronic synth elements.

This is the album’s first ever re-press since 1983 and has been remastered in high-definition from the original analogue tapes. Pressed on heavyweight trans-colour vinyl, this is one not to be missed. =

 


Tracklisting:

A1. Half The Day Is Gone And We Haven't Earned A Penny
A2. Never Give Up On Love
A3. Because I Love You
A4. Another Groovy Saturday Night
A5. Average Man
B1. Built To Last
B2. Name Your Game
B3. Locked Into Love
B4. They Don't Know You
B5. B.A. Woman


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