Where are THE SYSTEM on C.D.??

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Top of pageBottom of page   By Des ( on Wednesday, July 02, 2003 - 06:03 pm:

Apart from the odd track on 80's Samplers,I've found zip from THE SYSTEM on C.D. -- Anybody know anything?
Don't Disturb This Groove was/is one hell of a cut and deserves to join a good number of SYSTEM cuts on a classy compilation.....well I'd buy it,anyway.
I've heard nothing on vocalist Mic Murphy and only minor snippets on keyboardist David Franks over the years - did they go on to anything I've missed??

Top of pageBottom of page   By KevGo ( on Wednesday, July 02, 2003 - 06:42 pm:

The album DON'T DISTURB THIS GROOVE is available on CD and has been since 1987. It is the only System CD from their Atlantic/Mirage years that is in print.

David & Mic reunited two years ago & released the CD "ESP" on Orpheus Records.

David Franks co-wrote Christina Aguilera's # 1 pop hit from 1998 "Genie In A Bottle" (which, if you listen closely, you'll hear elements of "Don't Disturb This Groove").

Kevin Goins - KevGo

Top of pageBottom of page   By Nish ( on Wednesday, July 02, 2003 - 07:50 pm:

"Don't Disturb This Groove" used to be the song! Oh my GOSH, bringing back memories (sometimes I wonder, how do I know all these decidedly grown up songs when i was only a mere babe when it came out... hmmm... if mom only knew what my sibs were playing around me, LOL). But anyway, I often wondered what came of them.

I would like to have the song in my collection too, Thanks for the info Kev, again, if it's about music, we all know who REALLY knows it! :-)

Top of pageBottom of page   By KevGo ( on Wednesday, July 02, 2003 - 08:28 pm:

Thanks! I "broke" "Don't Disturb This Groove" in Central New York State when I was a radio personality (it was released in late July 1987).

I still have the promo 45 (edited for radio) and the album on vinyl. This, along with the System's prior two albums ("The System" and "The Pleasure Seekers") are among my favorites from the 1980s.

Kevin Goins - KevGo

Top of pageBottom of page   By JoB ( on Thursday, July 03, 2003 - 03:29 am:

...it's funny that you all are talking about The System and "Don't Disturb this Groove"...I recently made a CD consisting of smooth grooves from the late seventies/eighties...and I intentionally used that as the the intro song for it! The song's opening bars are enough alone to get you groovin'...all in all, it's one of the tightest CD compilations I've made yet to date (and just in case anyone's wondering per another thread, I make'm for my own listening pleasure, I don't sell'm or even give'm out..). Some other songs that made the cut are:

For the Lover in you (Shalamar)
Midnight Train to Georgia (Gladys and her Pips :o)
Stranger (L.T.D)
There'll Never Be (Switch)
Somethin' Bout your Love (Stevie Wonder)
For the Good Times (Al Green)
Lady in my Life (Michael Jackson)
Yearning for your Love (Gap Band)
Between the Sheets (Isley Bros)
Lead me into Love (Anita Baker)
Happy Feelins' (Frankie Beverly & Maze)
Can you Stand the Rain (New Edition)
Shoot'm up Movies (the Deele, excuse me if got the title wrong)
For Your Love (Gino Vanelli)

...and a few others, I can't think of them right now, but you get the picture.
It's one of those CD's that you can play straight through w/o having to skip any tracks, I love it...

And now that I've TOTALLY strayed from the original subject of this thread, I'll talk to you guys later...

Top of pageBottom of page   By 1Wicked ( on Thursday, July 03, 2003 - 03:53 am:

Ahhhh...then KevGo, I'm sure you must have "broken" Nyteflyte too !! "If You Want It" was just one great song for the times.

Top of pageBottom of page   By JoB ( on Thursday, July 03, 2003 - 04:29 am:

...how could I forget one of my favorites, "Try Again" by Champayne....

Top of pageBottom of page   By Des ( on Thursday, July 03, 2003 - 06:33 pm:

KevGo/ My problem on this Forum is the time difference!! I can't spend the time I'd like on the site and cos it's 23.40 here in UK right now I'd just like to say thanks for The System info - I'm beginning to realise that this Net thing can give u chills too - i.e. you come across a Forum like this,hang a question out there and some neat,informative and evocative responses are there(albeit I only see them like 24 hours later - bah!!). Still,thanks again...oh,and JoB,Man that compilation is hitting the money on many selections and I'm recalling some of my own around the mid-80's....I'll post if I can recall

Top of pageBottom of page   By Eli ( on Friday, July 04, 2003 - 03:02 pm:

Speaking of System, Mic Murphy used to be a roadie and guitar tech for the group Kleer just before System and that is how he met Dave.
I was working on Jean Knight at the time at Atlantic studios when we all met thru Woody of Kleer and producer / engineer Jimmy Douglass.

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