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SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

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SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby Fred Taghon » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:06 pm

As far as I know the extended version of Taco's "Puttin' On The Ritz" is only on one or two official compilation CDs but the sound is awful (probably sourced from vinyl). So here is my re-creation, edited from my own Taco "After Eight" CD (Germany issue) ( https://www.discogs.com/Taco-After-Eight/release/836706 ) in FLAC:

Taco - "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)" 6:07
https://www.sendspace.com/file/w8oqon

The only adjustment I made other than the editing was to normalize the audio (increasing the volume to it's maximum without clipping).
Embedded artwork taken from the Burning The Ground blog - Thanks DJPaulT :-)

BTW - Can anyone supply me with a rip of the USA "Cheek To Cheek" 7" version or the "Singin' In the Rain" Canadian 7"? I'd like to re-create those edits but can't find any trustworthy source online. The 1982 USA 7" lists "Cheek To Cheek" as 3:30 but the 1983 "Puttin' On The Ritz" b/w "Cheek To Cheek" USA 7" reissue lists it as 3:39Plenty of videos uploaded on YouTube but most are from TV appearances so it's hard to say if they are the actual edited versions released on those singles.
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby crichert » Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:24 am

Fun, thanks for re-creating this Fred!! :mrgreen:
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby maccafan076 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:08 pm

Thanks. This is a rare one.
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby LPCDMP3 » Sun May 06, 2018 2:53 pm

Hi Frank, here's some Taco single edits for you.

Puttin' On The Ritz (3:26)
Singin' In The Rain (3:26)
Cheek To Cheek (3:43)
Puttin' On The Ritz (USA 12" version) (6:03)

"Cheek To Cheek" says 3:30 on the US 45 label, but it runs slightly longer. This is my vinyl rip of the "Puttin' On The Ritz" 12" single, but the first beat of the song is missing, so I just cut and pasted it in place. Enjoy!

Oh, the tracks are numbered the way they are because they're extra tracks in my 'After Eight' folder.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/oksq88mxwmgeykw/Taco%20singles.rar?dl=0
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby maccafan076 » Sun May 13, 2018 1:40 pm

Thanks so much for sharing these :)
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby 01101001 » Mon May 14, 2018 6:08 am

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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby Fred Taghon » Mon May 14, 2018 11:29 am

LPCDMP3 wrote:Hi Frank, here's some Taco single edits for you.

Puttin' On The Ritz (3:26)
Singin' In The Rain (3:26)
Cheek To Cheek (3:43)
Puttin' On The Ritz (USA 12" version) (6:03)

"Cheek To Cheek" says 3:30 on the US 45 label, but it runs slightly longer. This is my vinyl rip of the "Puttin' On The Ritz" 12" single, but the first beat of the song is missing, so I just cut and pasted it in place. Enjoy!

Oh, the tracks are numbered the way they are because they're extra tracks in my 'After Eight' folder.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/oksq88mxwmgeykw/Taco%20singles.rar?dl=0


Thanks for the "Cheek" and "Singin" single edits!
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby maccafan076 » Sun May 20, 2018 1:20 pm

01101001 wrote:any interest in this?

https://www.discogs.com/Taco-Puttin-On- ... se/1599642

@320


I never heard it. Sure :)
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Re: SHARE: Taco "Puttin' On The Ritz (Extended Version)"

Postby 01101001 » Mon May 21, 2018 9:47 am

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