Barry Evangeli

Barry Evangeli

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Barry Evangeli ran Proto Records, a dance label in Camden, which specialised in the gay music scene. The label was active from 1982-1986, and released the early Stock Aitken & Waterman hit productions (Hazell Dean/Divine).

Barry Evangeli is a British-Greek Cypriot record producer, who has produced records for such artists as Gloria Gaynor (I Wish You Love CD) and the Divine Record Album Collection.
He was the Executive Officer for Proto Records, an independent British record label with guaranteed distribution deals. The label was based in Camden, London, UK and active from 1982-1986. Proto released the early Stock Aitken & Waterman hit productions. At the time a young Pete Waterman was based out of the business. Proto at one time had considerable success with its sole exclusive artist, Hazell Dean.

In 1984 Proto Records called upon Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Ware, a keyboard player, to write and produce the song "Anna Maria Lena" which would be the entry for Cyprus during the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 in Luxembourg. It was performed by Andy Paul and came in 15th at the event.

In 1986 Proto Records closed its operation.
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Barry Evangeli Discography Tracks

Production

GO 385 The Crying Shames (2) The Crying Shames (2) - That's Rock 'N' Roll(7", Single) Logo GO 385 UK 1980 Sell This Version
GO 372 The Crying Shames (2) Over My Head The Crying Shames (2) - Over My Head(7", Promo) Logo GO 372 UK 1980 Sell This Version
CHUNK 1 Various So You Think You're A Man Various - Chunks Of Funk(LP, Album, Comp, Mixed) Loose End Records CHUNK 1 UK & Europe 1984 Sell This Version
Divine I'm So Beautiful and 1 more… Divine - The Story So Far... (Comp) Proto (2) Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
Various I'm So Beautiful Various - Smash Hits (Comp) CBS Germany 1984 Sell This Version
Divine You Think You're A Man and 1 more… Divine - You Think You're A Man (Single, EP, Maxi) Proto (2) 1984 Sell This Version
Divine Divine - I'm So Beautiful (Single, EP, Maxi) Proto (2) Mexico 1984 Sell This Version
Divine Divine - Walk Like A Man (Maxi, Single) Bellaphon, Proto (2) Mexico 1985 Sell This Version
Divine Divine - You Think You're A... Medley Proto (2) UK 1985 Sell This Version
Divine Divine - Twistin' The Night Away (Single, Maxi) Proto (2), Proto (2) Finland 1985 Sell This Version
26417 Various I'm So Beautiful and 1 more… Various - High Energy - Various Artists(LP, Comp, Mixed) CBS 26417 Israel 1985 Sell This Version
Divine You Think You're A Man and 1 more… Divine - You Think You're A Man / Walk Like A Man Receiver Records Limited UK 1986 Sell This Version
Various I'm So Beautiful and 2 more… Various - That's Eurobeat Vol. 2 (Comp) Alfa International Japan 1986 Sell This Version
Divine Divine - Maid In England (Album) Galaxis, ZYX Records Europe 1988 Sell This Version
OG 3412 Various You Think You're A Man Various - Best Of 12 Inch Gold (Volume 12)(CD, Comp) Old Gold (2) OG 3412 UK 1990 Sell This Version
Divine I'm So Beautiful and 2 more… Divine - The Best Of Divine (Comp) Hot Productions, "O" Records US 1991 Sell This Version
FARECD 101 Various I'm So Beautiful Various - Dance N.R.G.(CD, Comp) Fanfare Records FARECD 101 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SPG-1982 Various You Think You're A Man Various - 80's Dance Party: Volume Two(CD, Comp) SPG Music SPG-1982 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
AVJT-2303 Various You Think You're A Man Various - Hi-NRG 80's(12", Comp) Avex Trax AVJT-2303 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
PRIDE 012 LPD Various You Think You're A Man (PWL Mix) Various - Kickin' Up Your Heels Volume 2(CD, Comp) Pride Music (2) PRIDE 012 LPD Australia 1996 Sell This Version
SPG 1984 Various You Think You're A Man Various - 80's Dance Party 1 2 3(3xCD, Comp + CD, Comp, Bon) SPG Music Ltd. SPG 1984 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
CM400012 Various Walk Like A Man (Remix) Various - Queer As Folk 2 - Same Men. New Tracks.(CD, Album + CD, Album, Mixed) Channel Four Music CM400012 UK 2000 Sell This Version
Gloria Gaynor Gloria Gaynor - I Wish You Love (Album) Logic Records, BMG UK & Ireland Turkey 2003 Sell This Version

Technical

Divine I'm So Beautiful (Mix) Divine - I'm So Beautiful (Single, EP, Maxi) Proto (2) Mexico 1984 Sell This Version
26417 Various I'm So Beautiful Various - High Energy - Various Artists(LP, Comp, Mixed) CBS 26417 Israel 1985 Sell This Version