Shannon Let The Music Play

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It was Christmas/Hanukkah time of 1983 when my pops surprised me with an all-in-one unit by SoundDesign. A fifth grader with a new stereo, the first thing I did was tune in to NYC‘s Z-100, which was starting to break a new sound called electro. Shannon‘s "Let The Music Play" announced a new kind of diva for a new kind of disco, and while she was seducing us strangers with "this beat he can‘t ignore," she was achieving Afrika Bambaataa‘s "perfect beat." Not surprising, then, when she wanted to revive her career in a new era she went with Bam on "Do The Wrong Thing." They‘re both on this "Best Of," including another club classic, "Give Me Tonight."