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Various - Disco Connection volume 2 
Disco was by and large a genre dominated by independent labels like TK, Salsoul, and Prelude, but Atlantic Records, despite its conglomerate status, maintained an impeccable reputation for dancefloor delights thanks to acts like the Trammps and Chic.

The second edition of Disco Connection is another examination of their extensive catalog, which includes the Warner Brothers, Elektra and Cotillion labels. Leaning a bit more towards the soulful side of disco than the first volume, collectors will be overjoyed at the inclusion of rarities like "It Looks Like Love" by Goody Goody, Phreek's "Everybody Loves A Good Thing" and Gino Soccio's lost jam "I Wanna Take You There," all appearing on cd for the first time.  Other songs that have been reissued before but in limited circulation are Mass Production's "Cosmic Lust" and the lengthy "Why Leave Us Alone" from Five Special.

While these songs are the main incentive to purchase this set, there are enough mainstream hits to keep this from being a strictly underground affair.  The inclusion of popular artists like Chic ("Everybody Dance"), Chaka Khan ("I Know You, I Live You"), Sister Sledge ("He's The Greatest Dancer"), and Ashford and Simpson ("Bourgie Bourgie") are enough to appeal to the casual fan. All said, this is a well-rounded collection that lays the groundwork for future volumes.  

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