Tuesday, 25 July 2017

'Tell me (crying over you)' by The Delgonives

PRESS RELEASE
‘Tell me (crying over you)’
Written by: Carl Dixon & Spyder Turner
Published by: CHD Publishing (PRS)/Proud Belly Music (ASCAP) © 2008

Performed by

THE DELGONIVES

The official release date is the 17th July 2017 and the track can be purchased from
CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes and all leading download and streaming services.


  
Following on from the 2017 February release of 'Miss me, miss my baby', 'The Delgonives' perform this exciting cover of the Spyder Turner classic 'Tell me (crying over you)' again with a familiar 1960s groove. Carl Dixon and Spyder Turner wrote the song with a retro melody that takes the clock back to around 1965 to give it a ‘Carolina Beach’ sound with sprinklings of Detroit and the Wall of Sound here and there. This is the ninth 'Delgonives' release in the last few years and has a number of vocal and instrumental versions that are available to download including  individual saxophone, organ and vibraphone mixes for instrumental lovers. All vocals were recorded in London, England, but the guitars, bass and horns were recorded in Nashville and drums in Detroit. The notion of multiple mixes is to give listeners, radio stations and potentially TV stations a choice of recordings that fit their programming. This initiative also exploits the technology that allows experimentation to another level with master recordings.

In the past Hull born Carl Dixon has co wrote and produced with celebrated Funk Brother guitarist, song writer and performer Dennis Coffey songs featuring Spyder Turner and Cherokee Pree in the ‘Motor City’ along with some other notable ‘Funk Brothers’ and session musicians back in 2008. 'Tell me (crying over you)' and 'Glory Fleeting' featuring Spyder Turner on lead vocals, 'Suddenly there's you' featuring Pree on lead and 'Detroit (city by the river)' by Bandtraxs were all released successfully from that session and still available to purchase or stream.




Later that same year Carl teamed up with Philly legend Bobby Eli where they co wrote, along with singer songwriter Chiquita Green, four new songs in his ‘Grooveyard’ studio. The two releases from that session were ‘There I go falling in love again’ by Chiquita and ‘Soul Recession’ by legendary Salsoul recording harmony group ‘Double Exposure’ famous for such releases as ’My love is free’, ‘Ten percent’ and ‘Every man’. In addition, Carl also has a co write with UK soul singer Diane Shaw and producer Andy Birkinshaw called ‘Good Lovin Man’ which is on her album ‘Love, Life and Strings’. Carl and The Delgonives are also proud to have co produced and sang on Robert and Mike Paladino's 'Soul Girl' parts 1 & 2 in 2015. This song is a derivative of 'The Four Winds' original 'Playgirl' released in 1963. Carl and Robert created this masterpiece remotely via Internet collaboration.

Stay tuned for other releases from 'The Delgonives' like 'One piece of cake' .

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Title: Tell me (crying over you)
Writer: Carl Dixon/Spyder Turner
Published by: CHD Publishing/Proud Belly Music
Artist: The Delgonives
Label: Bandtraxs
ISRC numbers: GBXNE1700051 to GBXNE1700060
UPC: 191061388852
Sleeve art: Michelle Dixon
This release: 17th July 2017
Recording location: London/Nashville/Detroit

Drums: Drew Shultz
Baritone and tenor sax: Sam Levine
Trombone: Roy Agee
Guitar: Mark Baldwin
Bass guitar: Gary Lunn
Keyboards/Tambourine: Carl Dixon

Produced by
Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions

Produced, mixed and mastered by Carl Dixon

For more information about Bandtraxs releases please visit
www.bandtraxs.com or contact carl.dixon@bandtraxs.com


© Carl Dixon 2017

'Coming home' by The Delgonives

PRESS RELEASE
‘Coming Home’
Written by: Carl Dixon & Rikki James
 © 2014 (P) 2017

Performed by

THE DELGONIVES

The official release date is the 17th July 2017 and can be purchased from CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes and all leading streaming services.





A brand new song and production performed by The Delgonives sounding similar to recordings released during the1960s US west coast surfin' and folk era. The song was co written by Carl Dixon and Rikki James at the BASCA song writing retreat 2014 in Wales at the Monnow Valley Studios where the likes of Oasis, Black Sabbath, Simple Minds and Robert Plant have recorded in the past. The official release date is the 17th July 2017. Normally The Delgonives perform more soulful songs with a Carolina Beach, Blue Eyed Soul and Detroit groove, but this time something a little different. Unlike other Bandtraxs releases this one does not have multiple mixes.

In the past Hull born Carl Dixon has co wrote and produced with celebrated Funk Brother guitarist, song writer and performer Dennis Coffey songs featuring Spyder Turner and Cherokee Pree in the ‘Motor City’ along with some other notable ‘Funk Brothers’ and session musicians back in 2008. 'Tell me (crying over you)' and 'Glory Fleeting' featuring Spyder Turner on lead vocals, 'Suddenly there's you' featuring Pree on lead and 'Detroit (city by the river)' by Bandtraxs were all released successfully from that session and still available to purchase or stream.

Later that same year Carl teamed up with Philly legend Bobby Eli where they co wrote, along with singer songwriter Chiquita Green, four new songs in his ‘Grooveyard’ studio. The two releases from that session were ‘There I go falling in love again’ by Chiquita and ‘Soul Recession’ by legendary Salsoul recording harmony group ‘Double Exposure’ famous for such releases as ’My love is free’, ‘Ten percent’ and ‘Every man’. In addition, Carl also has a co write with UK soul singer Diane Shaw and producer Andy Birkinshaw called ‘Good Lovin Man’ which is on her album ‘Love, Life and Strings’. Carl and The Delgonives are also proud to have co produced and sang on Robert and Mike Paladino's 'Soul Girl' parts 1 & 2 last year. This song is a derivative of 'The Four Winds' original 'Playgirl' released in 1963. Carl and Robert created this masterpiece remotely via Internet collaboration.

Stay tuned for other releases from The Delgonives like 'One piece of cake' and 'Tell me (crying over you'.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Title: Coming home
Writer: Carl Dixon & Rikki James (PRS)
Artist: The Delgonives
Label: Bandtraxs 
Production: Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions
ISRC number: GBXNE1600001
UPC: 191924036579
Artwork photo: Carl Dixon
Sleeve art: Michelle Dixon
This release: 17th July 2017
Recording location: Wales & London

All instruments, Lead & backing vocals by Carl Dixon

For more information about Bandtraxs releases please visit:- 
www.bandtraxs.com or contact carl@bandtraxs.com 


© Carl Dixon & Rikki James 2104

(p) Carl Dixon 2017

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

'Miss me, miss my baby' by The Delgonives

‘Miss me, miss my baby’
Written by: Carl Dixon
Published by: Carl Dixon/CHD Publishing (PRS) © 2017

Performed by

THE DELGONIVES

The official release date is the 14th February 2017 and the track can
 be purchased from CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes and all leading
 download and streaming services.
Listen here on Soundcloud: 'Miss me, miss my baby' by The Delgonives



Following on from the 2015 release of 'Loving you always came easy', The Delgonives perform this new original song with a familiar 1960's groove again. Carl Dixon wrote the song with a retro melody that takes the clock back to around 1965 to give it a ‘Carolina Beach’ sound with sprinklings of Detroit and the Wall of Sound here and there. This is the seventh 'Delgonives' release in the last few years and has a number of vocal and instrumental versions that are available to download, including the saxophone, electric piano and vibraphone mixes for instrumental lovers. All vocals were recorded in London/England, but the guitars, bass and horns were recorded in Nashville and drums by Drew Schultz in Detroit. The notion of multiple mixes is to give listeners, radio stations and potentially TV stations a choice of recordings that fit their programming. This initiative also exploits the technology that allows experimentation to another level with master recordings. A couple of the mixes include a sitar guitar for example, which subtlety changes the dynamics of the version.

In the past Hull born Carl Dixon has co wrote and produced with celebrated Funk Brother guitarist, song writer and performer Dennis Coffey songs featuring Spyder Turner and Cherokee Pree in the ‘Motor City’ along with some other notable ‘Funk Brothers’ and session musicians back in 2008. 'Tell me (crying over you)' and 'Glory Fleeting' featuring Spyder Turner on lead vocals, 'Suddenly there's you' featuring Pree on lead and 'Detroit (city by the river)' by Bandtraxs were all released successfully from that session and still available to purchase or stream.


Later that same year Carl teamed up with Philly legend Bobby Eli where they co wrote, along with singer songwriter Chiquita Green, four new songs in his ‘Grooveyard’ studio. The two releases from that session were ‘There I go falling in love again’ by Chiquita and ‘Soul Recession’ by legendary Salsoul recording harmony group ‘Double Exposure’ famous for such releases as ’My love is free’, ‘Ten percent’ and ‘Every man’. In addition, Carl also has a co write with UK soul singer Diane Shaw and producer Andy Birkinshaw called ‘Good Lovin Man’ which is on her album ‘Love, Life and Strings’. Carl and The Delgonives are also proud to have co produced and sang on Robert and Mike Paladino's 'Soul Girl' parts 1 & 2 last year. This song is a derivative of 'The Four Winds' original 'Playgirl' released in 1963. Carl and Robert created this masterpiece remotely via Internet collaboration.

Stay tuned for advisories about other releases from The Delgonives like 'Coming home', 'One piece of cake' and 'Tell me (crying over you'.



IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Title: Miss me, miss my baby
Writer: Carl Dixon
Published by: Carl Dixon/CHD Publishing
Artist: The Delgonives
Label: Bandtraxs
ISRC number: GBXNE1700001 to GBXNE1700020
UPC:191061107439
Sleeve art: Michelle Dixon
This release: 14th February 2017
Recording location: London/Nashville/Detroit

Drums: Drew Shultz
Baritone and tenor sax: Sam Levine
Trombone: Roy Agee
Trumpet: Mike Haynes
Guitar: Mark Baldwin
Bass guitar: Gary Lunn
Keyboards: Carl Dixon

Produced by
Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions

Mixed by Carl Dixon

For more information about Bandtraxs releases please visit
www.bandtraxs.com or contact carl.dixon@bandtraxs.com




© Carl Dixon 2017

Sunday, 1 January 2017

'Loving you always came easy' by The Delgonives

PRESS RELEASE

'Loving you always came easy'
Written by: Carl Dixon
Published by: Carl Dixon/CHD Publishing (PRS) © 2015

Performed by
THE DELGONIVES
                         Bandtraxs Records – Release date 29th June 2015.  Listen now on Soundcloud                                                  

The official release date is the  29th June 2015 and the track can be purchased from

CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes and all leading download and streaming services.





IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Following on from this year’s earlier release of  'Soul Girl' Parts 1 & 2 which was a collaboration with US writer/producer/performer Robert Paladino, The Delgonives perform a new original song with a familiar beach and 1960's feel again. The song was written by Carl Dixon and the melody takes the clock back to around 1965 to give it a ‘Carolina Beach’ sound with a sprinkling of Motown here and there. This is the sixth 'Delgonives' release in two years and this time, a new composition seemed very appropriate rather than a cover to exploit the groups passion for singing both old and new songs. A number of vocal and instrumental versions are available to download, including the shorter organ and vibraphone recordings. All current Delgonives vocals are recorded in London/England, but the guitars, bass and horns for example on this song are recorded in LA.

In the past, Carl Dixon co wrote and produced Spyder Turner and Cherokee Pree in the ‘Motor City’ with legend Dennis Coffey and some of the great ‘Funk Brothers’ back in 2008. Later that same year Carl teamed up with Philly legend Bobby Eli where they co wrote, along with singer songwriter Chiquita Green, four new songs in his ‘Grooveyard’ studio. The two released songs from that session are ‘There I go falling in love again’ sung by Chiquita and ‘Soul Recession’ by legendary Salsoul recording harmony group ‘Double Exposure’ famous for such releases as ’My love is free’, ‘Ten percent’ and ‘Every man’.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Title: Loving you always came easy
Writer: Carl Dixon
Published by: Carl Dixon/CHD Publishing
Artist: The Delgonives
Label: Bandtraxs
Production: Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions
ISRC number: GBXNE1500011,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
UPC: 889211678945
Artwork photo: Michelle Dixon
Sleeve art: Michelle Dixon
This release: 29th June 2015
Recording location: London/LA

Produced by
Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions

Engineered, mixed and mastered by Carl Dixon

For more information about Bandtraxs releases please visit
www.bandtraxs.com or contact carl.dixon@bandtraxs.com



© Carl Dixon 2015

Thursday, 5 February 2015

'Soul Girl' parts 1 & 2 by The Delgonives



'SOUL GIRL' Parts 1 & 2
Written by: Robert Paladino/Mike Paladino
Published by: Pala One Publishing (ASCAP) - © 2014

Performed by
THE DELGONIVES
Bandtraxs Records – Release date 1st February 2015


Listen now on Soundcloud: Soul Girl (Part 1)
Listen now on Soundcloud: Soul Girl (Part 2)
                                                                                                             

TWO LEGENDARY US AND UK WRITER/PRODUCERS TEAM UP TO PRODUCE A NEW AND EXCITING LONDON GROUP, THE DELGONIVES!

‘Soul girl’ part 1 & 2 is destined to follow in the well-loved and respected Southern USA ‘Beach Music’ genre. Part 1 is the shorter version of this happy fun loving and catchy melody with a straight - four ‘Beach Music’ dance beat. Part 2 is “dedicated to all the soul girls out there” and simulates an in studio production with a cappella vocalising interspersed throughout. This 2015 performance by ‘The Delgonives’ marks number five in their recent releases and reminiscent of those 60’s classics from The Beach Boys, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Catalinas and The Embers.

‘Soul girl’ is co written by the Paladino brothers, Robert and Mike. Mike was drummer with ‘The Epitome of Sound’ and some times personal drummer with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Robert Paladino is the famed writer/producer of Northern Soul #4 rated anthem ‘You don’t love me’ by ‘The Epitome of Sound’ on Sandbag records. ‘YDLM’ is also included on the recently released hit compilation album ‘Northern Soul The Film’ soundtrack and the soon to be released ‘Odyssey Time Capsule’ which is the definitive celebration of the phenomena called ‘Northern Soul’. Robert and his 60’s vocal group ‘The Brooks Four’ are inductees into the prestigious ‘Jersey girls sing – Hall of Fame’ with his penned doo-wop collectors classic recording ‘I’ll be faithful’ on Sinclair records. ‘The Brooks Four’ also recorded as ‘The Four Winds’ and ‘The Teamates’ and were produced by Tommy Devito and Nick Massi of the world famous Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on the recording ‘A Chance to Live’ and sang background vocals on the Bernadette Carroll release ‘Nicky’.

Carl Dixon co wrote and produced Spyder Turner and Cherokee Pree in the ‘Motor City’ with legend Dennis Coffey and some of the great ‘Funk Brothers’ back in 2008. Last year Spyder performed ‘Tell me (crying over you)’ one of those recordings, live on stage for the very first time in the UK at the famous Prestatyn Soul Weekender. ‘Glory Fleeting’ by Spyder, ‘Suddenly there’s you’ by Pree and ‘Detroit (city by the river) by Bandtraxs were the other recordings from that exceptional session. Later that same year Carl teamed up with Philly legend Bobby Eli where they co wrote, along with singer songwriter Chiquita Green, four new songs in his ‘Grooveyard’ studio. The two released songs from that session are ‘There I go falling in love again’ sung by Chiquita and ‘Soul Recession’ by legendary Salsoul recording harmony group ‘Double Exposure’ famous for such releases as ’My love is free’, ‘Ten percent’ and ‘Every man’. ‘Soul Recession’ has recently been remixed and included on the ‘Philly ReGrooved 3 Tom Moulton Remixes’ double CD. Carl has also recently collaborated with UK soul singer Diane Shaw on a song called ‘Good lovin man’ which is currently receiving airplay in the UK and US and in addition been pressed on to 7” vinyl along with her excellent rendition of the classic ‘Leave a little love’ originally performed by Lulu. Carl has also written most of The Delgonives songs such as ‘Libby, let’s leave it at that’, ‘Never should have kissed you’, ‘Santa, let’s leave it at that’ and written ‘Guess he’s just an old friend’ which is performed by ‘Leah Cammell featuring The Delgonives’.


This Delgonives recording of ‘Soul girl’ is a throwback to those times when harmony vocal   groups would compete hoping to hit the big time by my making the charts and getting national radio airplay and TV appearances. We hope you enjoy it!

The official release date is the 1st February 2015 and the track can be purchased from
CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes and all leading download and streaming services. 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Title: Soul girl
Writers: Robert Paladino/Mike Paladino
Published by: Pala One Publishing (ASCAP)
Artist: The Delgonives
Label: Bandtraxs
ISRC numbers: GBXNE1500009/1500010
UPC: 889211357147
Artwork: Andrew Goldie
Sleeve art compile: Michelle Dixon
This release: 1st February 2015

For more information about Bandtraxs and ‘The Delgonives’ releases please visit


Lead & backing vocals
Carl Dixon

Arranged by
Robert Paladino & Carl Dixon

Produced by
Robert Paladino & Carl Dixon

Recording location
London

Engineered, mixed and mastered by
Carl Dixon

© Bandtraxs 2015

Monday, 22 September 2014

'Guess he's just an old friend' featuring The Delgonives


‘Guess he's just an old friend'

Featuring The Delgonives
Bandtraxs Records – Released: 19/9/2014

Listen now on SoundCloud


Leah Cammell performs this original song written in 2002 and commercially available for the very first time with updated instrumentation and backing vocals featuring 'The Delgonives'. Originally this song was entered into the Eurovision Song Contest over ten years ago, but has had a refurbishment in recent months with a view to making it available to retro beach music fans and those with a discerning ear for good music just like it used to be. The song is extremely danceable and fits in nicely with a 1960/70's playlist. There is a Motown undercurrent throughout the song similarly to something the studio may have come up with around 1966. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Title: Guess he's just and old friend
Featured artist: Leah Cammell
Writer: Carl Dixon
Published by: CHD Publishing
Artist: Leah Cammell featuring The Delgonives
Label: Bandtraxs
Production: Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions
ISRC number: GBXNE1400003
UPC:889211060757
Artwork photo: Carl Dixon
Sleeve art: Michelle Dixon
This release: 18th September 2014
Recording location: London

Musicians
Carl Dixon

Drum elements for The Drummers of Motown
Uriel Jones/Pistol Allen/Jack Ashford

Arranger
Carl Dixon

Produced by
Carl Dixon for Bandtraxs Productions

Engineered, mixed and mastered by Carl Dixon

For more information about Bandtraxs releases please visit
www.bandtraxs.com or contact carl@bandtraxs.com

© Carl Dixon 2014