Dave Lee (DJ)

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David Lee
Birth name David Lee
Also known as Jakatta, Joey Negro, Doug Willis, Sunburst Band, Akabu, Sessomatto, Z Factor, Mistura, Hed Boys, Prospect Park, Foreal People, Kola Kube, Energize, Agora, Swingtime De, Raw Essence
Born (1964-06-18) 18 June 1964 (age 50)
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Genres EDM, house, progressive house
Occupations DJ, producer
Years active 1988–present

Dave Lee (born 18 June 1964) is a British DJ and house music producer, also known by the stage name Joey Negro.[1] He has released music under a variety of pseudonyms, including Jakatta, Doug Willis, Raven Maize, Sessomatto as well as being part of The Sunburst Band. Lee has scored a number of Top 40 hits, among them "American Dream", "So Lonely" and "My Vision", all under the name Jakatta.

Early life[edit]

Lee was born on the Isle of Wight,[2] but raised in Thorpe-le-Soken in Essex. His mother is the novelist Maureen Lee.[3]

Career[edit]

Dave Lee's lifelong obsession with dance music began with collecting disco, soul and funk records in the late 1970s. In 1986, he got his first job in the industry, working at the short-lived store Smithers & Leigh. He moved over to Rough Trade, who were then setting up a dance division, Demix, and were looking for someone to run it.[4] Within a short space of time, Demix was handling hits for Bomb the Bass, MARRS and Beatmasters. Less than a year later, Lee, in partnership with Rough Trade, set up his own label, Republic Records, which became known both for the acclaimed series of compilation albums, The Garage Sound Of Deepest New York, as well Lee's own early forays into studio production.[3] By the end of 1987, Lee began working in a Clacton-on-Sea studio with former schoolfriend Mike Cheal and another Smithers & Leigh employee, DJ Mark Ryder. The trio were responsible for the first release on Republic, under the name M-D-Emm: "Get Busy (It's Partytime!)". Two further M-D-Emm singles were released on Republic, with the same partnership using other aliases, notably Masters Of The Universe, Mystique, Kikkit and The Shy Boys. In 1989, Lee broke through the underground with a club hit under the assumed name Raven Maize, which made judicious use of disco samples, something Lee has returned to repeatedly over the course of his career. "Together Forever", which was based on the Exodus song of the same name, was released on cool New York label Quark, with a press release that claimed Maize was an ex-convict in a Disneyland steel pan band. The ruse worked and played a significant part in helping establish Lee as a credible producer (the trick PR sheet is also something he has used subsequently to great effect).[3] In 1990, Lee's most enduring pseudonym made its debut, when he released Joey Negro's first single via New York indie House music label Nu Groove, with his new name an homage to Pal Joey and J. Walter Negro.[5] When the single, "Do It, Believe It", came out in the UK, it was also the debut release on his own self-financed label, Z Records, which remains his primary outlet even today. Around the same time, Lee met keyboard player Andrew 'Doc' Livingstone when he sent in a demo to Republic Records. Shortly after, the pair decamped to Unit 3 Studios in Chalk Farm.[3]

In 1991, Rough Trade Records went into liquidation and with it Lee’s job. The slack was taken up by increasingly large amounts of studio commissions as his reputation as a remixer grew. The most important early remix, and the first done at new studio Unit 3, was Simphonia’s "Can't Get Over Your Love", which originally appeared on the Republic compilation Rewind in 1990.[3] Over the next two or three years, Lee was responsible for some of the best UK dance remixes of the era, among them "Direct Me" by The Reese Project, Brand New Heavies’ "Dream Come True" and Adeva’s "Don't Let It Show On Your Face". The second Joey Negro single, the Above & Beyond EP, helped Lee secure a major label deal when he signed to Virgin Records dance offshoot Ten. One of the songs from the EP, "Take Me Higher", eventually became a Top 40 hit when it was re-worked and re-sung by Debbie French under the title "Do What You Feel". In 1993, Lee was approached by boy band Take That's label with a view to working together. Although the Dan Hartman song "Relight My Fire" had never been a hit in the UK, it had become a popular club track on the House music scene, so at Lee’s suggestion they covered it, with Lulu taking the cameo role that Loleatta Holloway had performed on the original. It became only their second number one in the UK.[6] The same year saw the release of the Joey Negro album Universe Of Love, featuring an all-star cast that included Gwen Guthrie and The Trammps, its title track, with live instrumentation, prefiguring much of the work he went on to do with the Sunburst Band. During some downtime at the studio, Lee and partner Andrew ‘Doc’ Livingstone wrote a song, "Girls & Boys", which was so different from their previous output that they decided to create a new, anonymous, label to release it. Hed Boys’ "Girls & Boys" swiftly became the hottest 12-inch in the country, with major labels falling over themselves to sign this mysterious track. They had several meetings disguised in wigs and sunglasses before anyone realized that it was Lee and Livingstone. Signed to DeConstruction, the single eventually found its way into the Top 40, peaking at number 21.[3]

Lee's stock as a remixer continued to rise throughout the ‘90s, as he remixed some of pop’s leading lights, including Diana Ross, M People and Pet Shop Boys, as well as racking up further aliases (Z Factor, Doug Willis, Akabu, Sessomatto and Agora).[7] In 1997, Lee met Taka Boom, Chaka Khan's sister, when she relocated to the UK, and the pair collaborated on "Surrender" and "Can't Get High Without U", which was licensed to Erick Morillo's Subliminal Records.[8] The same year, the project closest to Lee’s heart, the Sunburst Band, released their debut EP, "Sunburst", which included "Garden Of Love", one of the band’s most successful songs. Eschewing programmed beats, Lee opted to gather many of the session musicians he’d worked over the years – among them Michele Chiavarini, Viv Hope-Scott, Jessica Lauren and Tony Remy – who recorded the first album, Here Comes The Sunburst Band. It was a conscious departure from electronic music and, as Lee admitted in an interview, it was his commercial successes elsewhere that provided the finances to make such a move.[9] The follow-up, 2005’s Until The End Of Time, introduced two new vocal collaborators – disco stylist Linda Clifford and former Chic frontwoman Norma Jean Wright – as well as Lee favourite Taka Boom, and received critical plaudits: a remix of "Every Day", "Everydub", was included on Heston Blumenthal's Desert Island Discs.[10] On the third album, Moving With The Shakers, Lee brought Leroy Burgess and Diane Charlemagne (vocalist on Goldie's classic "Inner City Life") into his ever-evolving band. The most recent album, The Secret Life Of Us, was released in 2012.[11] All four albums were released on Lee’s own Z Records imprint, which has been the outlet for the majority of his work since the collapse of Republic Records. By the end of the 1990s, Z had released around 40 singles, the overwhelming majority coming from Lee’s own studio, but over the past decade, the label has featured more outside producers and remixers, including Dennis Ferrer, Henrik Schwarz, Ame and Motor City Drum Ensemble, as well as providing an outlet for Lee’s esoteric compilation series. Z Records has now passed 200 releases.[12] Lee’s deep house project Akabu, which has been remixed by Deetron, Spiritcatcher and Lovebirds, also won plaudits from industry veterans such as Carl Craig [13] when the album was released in 2010.

Lee’s first brush with the higher echelons of the Top 40 came in 1999 when TV series Ibiza Uncovered used a portion of Z Factor’s "Gotta Keep Pushin’" as its theme. Lee reworked the song, with Taka Boom on vocals, and re-released it as "Must Be The Music" (as Joey Negro).[14] The song eventually peaked at number 8.[15] (The duo had one further hit in 2006 with "Make A Move On Me" (UK #11).)[16] The following year, Lee scored an unlikely hit with an underground smash called "American Booty", sampling two Thomas Newman pieces ("Dead Already" and "American Beauty/Paper Bag") from the soundtrack for the film American Beauty. It was eventually reworked with added vocals from Swati Nektar using the Jakatta alias, delivering the biggest hit of Lee's career (UK #3). It was swiftly followed by two further top ten hits for Jakatta with "Ever So Lonely" (featuring Monsoon) (UK #8) and the Seal collaboration "My Vision" (UK #6).[17] The resulting Jakatta album also climbed to number 12 in the charts.[18] In 2002, Lee resurrected his Raven Maize alias for one of the Ibiza hits of the summer. Inspired by the Corporation Of One original,[19] Lee used both "Bohemian Rhapsody" and Simple Minds' "Theme From Great Cities", and the record reached number 12 (UK).[20]

Lee's other life is as an expert music compiler. Beginning with the Republic compilations The Garage Sound Of Deepest New York, he has since compiled over 20 albums, usually featuring rare disco, and club music. During the 1990s, he was behind the Jumpin' series of compilations released by Harmless Records, which collected together influential and sampled disco tracks,[21] while Disco Spectrum, which ran to three volumes on Barely Breaking Even, assembled disco songs that had never been reissued before.[22] Lee, with longtime associate Sean P, was also responsible for the genre-defining Disco Not Disco series on Strut Records that gathered together a diverse collection of dancefloor nuggets by artists as unlikely as Yoko Ono, Can and jazz trumpeter Don Cherry.[23] Subsequent to these, he has continued to run various series on his own label Z Records, including Soul Of Disco, Back Street Brit Funk and Go-Go Get Down, all focusing on forgotten areas of dance music history.[24]

Negro continues to release House music and other disco-influenced styles on his own label Z Records, as well as DJing regularly in the UK and around the world.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1993 "Universe of Love"
  • 1997 "Get Down Tonight" (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1998 "Here Comes the Sunburst Band" (as The Sunburst Band)
  • 2002 "Visions" (as Jakatta)
  • 2004 "Until the End of Time" (as The Sunburst Band)
  • 2008 "Moving with the Shakers" (as The Sunburst Band)
  • 2008 "Doug's Disco Brain" (as Doug Willis)
  • 2009 "The Remixes" (with The Sunburst Band)
  • 2010 "The Phuture Ain't What It Used To Be" (as Akabu)
  • 2012 "The Secret Life of Us" (as The Sunburst Band)

Compilations[edit]

  • 1988 "The Garage Sound Of Deepest New York"
  • 1989 "Paradise Regained: The Garage Sound Of Deepest New York Vol. 2"
  • 1991 "The Garage Sound Volume III - The Third Generation"
  • 1995 "Disco House Mixed By Joey Negro"
  • 1996 "The Garage Sound Volume 4"
  • 1997 "Disco Connection"
  • 1997 "Jumpin'"
  • 1998 "Jumpin' 2"
  • 1999 "Disco Spectrum"
  • 1999 "Can't Get High Without U"
  • 2000 "Disco Spectrum 2"
  • 2000 "The Voyage"
  • 2000 "Disco Not Disco" (with Sean P)
  • 2001 "Nite:Life 08"
  • 2002 "Disco Spectrum 3"
  • 2002 "Disco Not Disco Vol.2" (with Sean P)
  • 2003 "Back To The Scene Of The Crime"
  • 2003 "Southport Weekender (with Gilles Peterson & Miguel Migs)
  • 2003 "Pleasure House"
  • 2003 "Joey Negro's Non-Stop Funky Mix"
  • 2005 "In The Beginning"
  • 2005 "In The House"
  • 2005 "The Soul of Disco Vol.1" (with Sean P)
  • 2006 "The Trip - Navigated By Joey Negro"
  • 2006 "Destination Boogie" (with Sean P)
  • 2006 "The Many Faces of Joey Negro Vol.1"
  • 2007 "Back In The Box"
  • 2007 "Lust - Art & Soul: A Personal Collection By Joey Negro"
  • 2007 "Supafunkanova" (with Sean P)
  • 2009 "Locked In The Vinyl Cellar"
  • 2009 "The Many Faces of Joey Negro Vol.2"
  • 2009 "The Many Faces of Joey Negro Vol.2"
  • 2010 "Backstreet Brit Funk"
  • 2010 "20 Years of Joey Negro" (with Grant Nelson)
  • 2011 "The Soul of Disco Vol.2" (with Sean P)
  • 2011 "The Soul of Disco Vol.3"
  • 2012 "GoGo Get Down"
  • 2013 "Remixed With Love by Joey Negro"
  • 2014 "Italo House Compiled by Joey Negro"

Singles[edit]

Joey Negro
  • 1990 "Do It, Believe It"
  • 1991 "Above & Beyond EP" (with Andrew Livingstone and Viv Hope-Scott)
  • 1991 "Do What You Feel" (with Andrew Livingstone, Viv Hope-Scott and Debbie French) - #36 UK
  • 1991 "Reachin'" - #70 UK
  • 1992 "Enter Your Fantasy EP" - #35 UK
  • 1992 "Feel Your Body" (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1993 "What Happened to the Music" (with The Trammps and Andrew Livingstone) - #52 UK
  • 1993 "So Deep" (with Reese Project)
  • 1993 "What a Life/Universe of Love" (with The Trammps)
  • 1997 "Can't Get High Without U" (with Pete Z. and Taka Boom) - #1 US Dance
  • 1999 "Must Be the Music" (with Taka Boom) - #8 UK
  • 2000 "Saturday" (with Taka Boom) - #41 UK
  • 2005 "Make a Move on Me" (with Taka Boom) - #11 UK, #59 Australia, #40 Ireland, #1 US Dance
  • 2008 "Ride the Rhythm"
  • 2008 "Love Hangover"
  • 2010 "Can't Get High Without U" (with David Penn Remixes)
  • 2010 "Beyond The Dance" (with The Revenge Remixes)
  • 2010 "20 Years of Joey Negro Sampler" (with Grant Nelson Remixes)
  • 2011 "Feel It" (with Alex Kenji Remix)
  • 2011 "No Sugar" (with Gramophonedzie & Shea Soul)
  • 2011 "Must Be The Music" (with Crazibiza Remixes)
  • 2013 "I Need Somebody Tonight" (with Thelma Houston)
  • 2014 "Candidate For Love" (with Horse Meat Disco)
Jakatta
  • 2000 "American Dream" - #3 UK, #63 Australia
  • 2001 "American Dream (Remix)" - #63 UK
  • 2001 "So Lonely" (with Monsoon) - #8 UK, #51 Australia
  • 2002 "My Vision" (with Seal) - #6 UK
  • 2002 "One Fine Day" (with Beth Hirsch) - #39 UK
  • 2004 "Visions"
  • 2005 "Scattering Stars"
  • 2005 "Shimmering Stars" (with Michele Chiavarini)
  • 2012 "American Dream" (with Supernova Remixes)
  • 2012 "Scattering Stars (with Ogris Debris Remixes)
  • 2014 "American Dream" (with Andre Crom & Chi Thanh Remix)
Raven Maize
  • 1989 "Together Forever" (with Romana Brooks and Blaze) - #67 UK
  • 1996 "Together Forever '96"
  • 2001 "The Real Life" - #12 UK
  • 2002 "Fascinated" (with Michele Chiavarini and Katherine Ellis) - #37 UK
  • 2012 "Fascinated" (with Alex Kenji Remixes)
The Sunburst Band
The band includes Michele Chiavarini, Julian Crampton, Thomas Dyani-Akuru, Tony Remy, Michael J. Parlett & Colin Graham
  • 1997 "Sunburn EP" (with Jessica Lauren)
  • 1998 "Ease Your Mind"
  • 1999 "Garden of Love"
  • 1999 "Radiant EP" (with Michele Chiavarini)
  • 2003 "Big Blow"
  • 2004 "Everyday"
  • 2004 "Thin Air / Everyday / U Make Me So Hot (Remixes)"
  • 2004 "Far Beyond" (with Michele Chiavarini)
  • 2004 "Fly Away" (with Pete Simpson)
  • 2004 "Just Do It/Every Day" (with Luci Martin, Norma Jean Wright and Taka Boom)
  • 2004 "Thin Air EP" (with Taka Boom)
  • 2005 "He Is/Fly Away" (with Audiowhores Remixes)
  • 2005 "U Make Me So Hot" (with YamWho? & BT Remixes)
  • 2006 "For All Eternity/Twinkle" (with Idjut Boys Remixes)
  • 2008 "Rough Times" (with Yolanda Wyns)
  • 2008 "Fashion/Journey to the Sun" (with Pete Simpson and Katherine Ellis)
  • 2008 "Journey To The Sun / Our Lives Are Shaped / Fashion" (with Dennis Ferrer & Elektrons Remixes)
  • 2008 "Survivin'" (with Leroy Burgess) (with Milton Jackson & IG Culture Remixes)
  • 2009 "Man Of War" (with Henrik Schwarz, Idjut Boys & YamWho? Remixes)
  • 2009 "Our Lives Are Shaped / We Can Live Forever" (with Grant Nelson & Simon Grey Remixes)
  • 2009 "Put A Lyric In It" (with The Revenge, DJ Meme & Cool Million Remixes)
  • 2009 "The Remixes Album Sampler" (with Kaje Trackheadz, Recloose & YamWho? Remixes)
  • 2009 "Our Lives Are Shaped" (with Grant Nelson & Simon Grey Remixes)
  • 2011 "Rough Times" (with Sean McCabe Remixes)
  • 2012 "The Remixes" (with Opolopo, Andreas Saag & Atjazz Remixes)
  • 2012 In The Thick Of It (with Angela Johnson)
  • 2013 "Record Store Day Special"
  • 2013 "The Secret Life of Us" (with Directors Cut Signature Remixes)
  • 2013 Definition Of Luv (with Sean McCabe Remixes)
  • 2013 "I'll Be There 4 U (Garden of Love)" (with Spiritchaser Remix)
  • 2014 "Only Time Will Tell feat. Angela Johnson" (with Joey Negro Remix)
  • 2014 "Face The Fire EP"
Doug Willis
  • 1993 "Syndrum Syndrome EP"
  • 1995 "Bodyshine"
  • 1996 "Down To The Disco EP"
  • 1997 "Doug-Ism EP"
  • 1998 "Armed And Extremely Douglas" (with Michele Chiavarini and Taka Boom)
  • 1998 "Doug Shit EP" (with Michele Chiavarini and Carolyn Harding)
  • 2000 "Skate Dancer" (with Taka Boom)
  • 2003 "Get Your Own"
  • 2005 "I Know You, I Live You" (with Yolanda Wyns)
  • 2007 "Doug Dastardly" (with Michele Chiavarini and Pete Simpson)
  • 2007 "Dougswana" (with Zeke Manikiya and Michele Chiavarini)
  • 2008 "Doug Biscuit / Spread Love / Dougswana" (with Audiowhores Remixes)
  • 2011 "Douggy Style EP"
  • 2012 "Was Doug A Doughnut EP"
  • 2013 "Spread Love" (with Alex Kenji Remixes)
  • 2014 "Doug Mess On The Dancefloor EP"
Prospect Park
  • 1997 "Movin' On" (with Carolyn Harding) - #55 UK
  • 1999 "ESP" (with Bernard Thomas and Carolyn Harding)
  • 2001 "Surrender" (with Mr. Pink)
  • 2002 "I Got This Feelin'" (with Michele Chiavarini and Taka Boom)
  • 2003 "Spinnin'" (with Michele Chiavarini and Linda Clifford)
  • 2005 "Get Down Tonight"
Mistura
  • 1998 "Tonight" (with Maxine McClain)
  • 1999 "Think Positive" (with Michele Chiavarini, Viv Hope-Scott and Carolyn Harding)
  • 1999 "Runnin'" (with Luke Smith, Viv Hope-Scott and Carolyn Harding)
  • 2002 "Sweet Magic" (with Michele Chiavarini and Taana Gardner)
  • 2011 "Better Things To Come" (with Kadija Kamara)
  • 2013 "Smile" (with Kendra Cash) (with Shur-i-kan Remixes)
Sessomatto
  • 1996 "I'm Back"
  • 1996 "Can't Fight The Feeling" (with Taka Boom)
  • 2000 "Moody" (with Michele Chiavarini and Taka Boom)
  • 2003 "I Need Somebody" (with Thelma Houston)
  • 2006 "Movin' On" (with Michele Chiavarini and Carolyn Harding)
  • 2007 "You're Gonna Love Me" (with Carolyn Harding)
  • 2007 "Spring Sampler"
  • 2009 "You're Gonna Love Me" (with Denis Naidanow Remixes)
  • 2011 "All Over The World"/Give It To Me"
  • 2011 "1988 EP"
Z Factor
  • 1996 "Gotta Keep Pushin'"
  • 1999 "Give It on Up"
  • 1999 "Make a Move on Me"
  • 2001 "Ride The Rhythm"
  • 2002 "Rock Ur Body"
  • 2007 "Moody / Bang"
  • 2008 "We'll Keep Climbing / Somebody" (with Dawn Tallman and Manfred Orange)
  • 2010 "Makes You Crazy / The Piano Principle"
  • 2011 "Keep On Jumpin'" (with Luigi Rocca Remix)
  • 2012 "Sounds In The Air" (with Soul Purpose Remix)
  • 2014 "Get In 2 The Music" (with Joey Negro Remix)
Foreal People
  • 1998 "Does It Feel Good 2U?" (with Michele Chiavarini and Taka Boom)
  • 1999 "Discotizer" (with Michele Chiavarini, Taka Boom and Dave Clarke)
  • 1999 "Shake" (with David Grant)
  • 2001 "Gotta Thing" (with Michele Chiavarini and Taana Gardner)
Akabu
  • 2000 "Your Wildest Dreams" (with Michele Chiavarini and Viv Hope-Scott)
  • 2001 "Ride The Storm" (Michele Chiavarini and Linda Clifford) - #69 UK
  • 2003 "The Way"
  • 2004 "Don't Hold Back" (with Michele Chiavarini and Steve Burton[disambiguation needed])
  • 2005 "Phuture Bound" (with Michele Chiavarini)
  • 2006 "Phuture Bound Remixes" (with Ame & Shur-i-kan Remixes)
  • 2006 "I'm Not Afraid of the Future" (with Michele Chiavarini, Pete Simpson and Yoland Wynns)
  • 2007 "I'm Not Afraid Of The Future (Remixes)" (with DJ Fudge & Jimpster Remixes)
  • 2009 "Sax My Bitch Up" (with Audiojack Remix)
  • 2010 "Another Generation" (with Jimpster & THomas Gold Remixes)
  • 2010 "If You Want It All" (with Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
  • 2010 "Another World" (with Andre Lodemann Remix)
  • 2011 "Life Is So Strange" (with Tony Momrelle)
  • 2011 "Life Is So Strange" (with Deetron & Lovebirds Remixes)
  • 2011 "The Big Room Mixes EP" (with Thomas Gold, Ron May & Audiojack Remixes)
  • 2011 "The Phuture Ain't What It Used To Be" (with Yass & Spirit Catcher Remixes)
  • 2012 "Crystalised EP" (with Foremost Poets)
  • 2013 "Everybody Wants Something" (with Alex Mills)
  • 2013 "Again" (with Giom and Kadija Kamara)
  • 2014 "Everybody Wants Something" Feat. Alex Mills (with Kolombo And Giom Remixes)
M-D-Emm
  • 1988 "Get Acidic EP", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal and Mark Ryder)
  • 1988 "Burn It Down", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal and Mark Ryder)
  • 1988 "Don't Stop (We're So Hot)", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal and Mark Ryder)
  • 1988 "Fanning the Flames", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal and Mark Ryder)
  • 1988 "Get Busy (It's Party Time)", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal and Mark Ryder) - #100 UK
  • 1988 "Playin' with Fire EP", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal and Mark Ryder) - #98 UK
  • 1989 "Get Hip to This", as M-D-Emm (with Mike Cheal, Mark Ryder and Nasih)
  • 1989 "I Wanna Do It", as 2 The Max (with Mike Cheal)
NOTE: Dave Lee left M-D-Emm after 1990, the name was continued by Mark Ryder
Other aliases
  • 1989 "Do You Want Me", as Skeletor (with Mark Ryder)
  • 1989 "Check It Out", as Masters Of The Universe (with Mark Ryder)
  • 1990 "Report to the Dancefloor", as Energise
  • 1990 "Space Talk", as Masters Of The Universe (with Mark Ryder)
  • 1990 "Can't Give You Up", as Life On Earth (with Andrew Livingstone, Pat Leacock and Winston Marvaya)
  • 1991 "One Kiss", as Pacha (with Blaze and Debbie French)
  • 1993 "You & I / Motivation", as Swingtime Dee
  • 1994 "Latin Connection EP", as Agora
  • 1994 "Choose Me", as Cookie
  • 1994 "Our Love", as The Away Team (with Andrew Livingstone and Gerideau)
  • 1994 "Girls & Boys", as Hedboys (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1995 "Weekend", as Fibre Foundation
  • 1995 "Mutual DIY EP", as Hedboys (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1995 "Stargazer EP", as Jupiter Beyond
  • 1995 "On My Mind", as The Away Team (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1995 "Life on Mars EP", as Men From Mars (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1995 "Sun Power EP", as Men From Mars (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 1996 Your Wildest Dreams, as Swingtime Dee
  • 1997 "Best Part Of Me" as Cookie
  • 1997 "Make It Hot / Don't Keep Me Waiting", as Mankind
  • 1999 "The Loving Game / Sweet Embrace", as Raw Essence (with Michele Chiavarini and Maxine McClain)
  • 2000 "Do U Love What U Feel", as Raw Essence (with Maxine McClain)
  • 2001 "Love & Affection", as Mr. Pink presents The Program (with Mr. Pink) - #22 UK
  • 2002 "That's How Good Your Love Is", as Il Padrinos (with Danny Rampling and Jocelyn Brown)
  • 2002 "Love Is Freedom" with Ewan Kelly
  • 2004 "Change For Me", as Erro
  • 2005 "You're Not Alone", as Dave Lee (with Michele Chiavarini and Ann Saunderson)
  • 2006 Trampoline, as Tamara's World (with Katherine Ellis)
  • 2007 The Kinda Love, as AC Soul Symphony
  • 2007 "What's Happening", as AC Soul Symphony (with Michele Chiavarini and Pete Simpson)
  • 2007 "Latronica", as Dave Lee
  • 2007 "The Girlz & Boyz", as Brad Hed (with Andrew Livingstone)
  • 2008 "Mucho Macho", as Dave Lee
  • 2009 "Montayo", as Agora (with Mark Grant Remixes)
  • 2009 "The Real Life", as Brad Hed
  • 2010 "As Long As I Got You" (with Conan Liquid Remixes)
  • 2010 "Still In Love", as AC Soul Symphony (with Ricci Benson)
  • 2011 "Why", as Kola Kube (with Diane Charlemagne) (with Hot Toddy Remixes)
  • 2011 "One Kiss" as Pacha (with Matt Bandy Remixes)
  • 2012 "Break My Heart", as Kola Kube (with Choklate)
  • 2012 "Everybody Needs Somebody", as Kola Kube (Faze Action Remixes)
  • 2013 "The Girls & Boys", as Brad Hed (with Crazibiza Remix)
  • 2013 "Daft Funk", as Sadam Ant
  • 2013 "Let Your Body Rock", as Azucar (with Kyodai Remixes)

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joey Negro - CV. Facebook. Retrieved on 2012-04-13.
  2. ^ IMO Records. http://www.imorecords.co.uk/house-2/house-artists/dave-lee-biography/ "Dave Lee Biography"], IMO Records' Retrieved on 08 March 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DJ History. http://www.djhistory.com/interviews/dave-lee "Dave Lee interview"
  4. ^ Birchmeier, Jason "Joey Negro Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-08-03
  5. ^ Resident Advisor. http://www.residentadvisor.net/feature.aspx?1179 "Dave Lee interview"
  6. ^ M Magazine. http://www.m-magazine.co.uk/features/picture-this-take-that-and-dave-lee "Dave Lee interview"
  7. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/artist/Joey+Negro#t=Credits_Remix&q=&p=4 "Joey Negro Remixes"
  8. ^ Miss Funkyflyy. http://hem.bredband.net/funkyflyy/takaboom/takaboom2.html "Taka Boom Interview"
  9. ^ Blues & Soul. http://www.bluesandsoul.com/feature/801/joey_negro_sunny_side_up/ "Joey Negro Interview"
  10. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/Joey-Negro-Presents-Sunburst-Band-Until-The-End-Of-Time/master/122203 "Sunburst Band"
  11. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/artist/Sunburst+Band%2C+The "Sunburst Band Discography"
  12. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/label/Z+Records "Z Records Discography"
  13. ^ Z Records. http://www.zrecords.ltd.uk/artists/Akabu/47 "Z Records Discography"
  14. ^ DJ History. https://www.djhistory.com/interviews/dave-lee "Dave Lee interview"
  15. ^ Official Charts. http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/joey%20negro%20featuring%20taka%20boom/ "Joey Negro Featuring Taka Boom"
  16. ^ Official Charts. http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/joey%20negro/ "Joey Negro"
  17. ^ Official Charts. http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/jakatta/ "Jakatta ft. Swati Nektar"
  18. ^ Official Charts. http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/jakatta/
  19. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/Corporation-Of-One-The-Real-Life-The-Prayer/master/141891 "Corporation Of One"
  20. ^ Official Charts. http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/raven%20maize/ "Raven Maize"
  21. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/Various-Jumpin/release/95766 "Dave Lee"
  22. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/Various-Disco-Spectrum/release/44108 "Joey Negro"
  23. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/Various-Disco-Not-Disco/release/120031 "Joey Negro"
  24. ^ Discogs. http://www.discogs.com/label/Z+Records6 "Dave Lee"
  25. ^ Joey Negro Discography at Discogs. Discogs.com (2003-04-24). Retrieved on 2012-04-13.

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