4For Money* ‎– It's A Moment In Time

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Discomagic Records ‎– MIX 413
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Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM
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A It's A Moment In Time (Club Version)
B1 It's A Moment In Time (Piano Bass Version)
B2 It's A Moment In Time (Another Version)

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Vocal sample taken from a speech by Jesse Jackson.
Piano sampled from The Rolling Stones - We Love You / Dandelion.

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biskit

July 18, 2010
edited over 7 years ago

Aretha Franklins vocal was famous for appearing in many Italo House tracks between 88 to 1992, but this time, rather than sample Aretha Franklin from her 1987 gospel album 'One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism', 4For Money (Marco Bongiovanni / Easy B of DJH & Stefy fame) chose to sample the speech By Rev. Jesse Jackson from the album. Using parts of the Jesse Jackson speech and a replayed piano, which was originally from 'The Rolling Stones - We Love You'. 4For Money had put together an exciting Italo House anthem, that was massive in the UK clubs in the early 1990s and was picked up by label Tam Tam in 1990 for major UK release.
Back in the early 90s, clubbers / ravers would have their own interpretations of what the male vocal said, I for one, always thought the vocal said "Get ready, Its a moment in time, from the our house", when In fact Jesse Jackson actually says "Church, get ready, It's morning time, from the out house".
Sounds silly now, especially now that I know he chants 'Church' through the song, (heaven knows what I thought he was actually chanting back then in the early 90s), the italians had a way of making us believe something else was being said back then.
All in all, an excellent Italo House piano gem, that should be in every vinyl enthusiasts old skool collection, a proper hands in the air classic.