SoulTracks Looks Back: Midnight Star wanted "No Parking on the Dance Floor"

Often overlooked in discussions of hot funk groups of the 80s, Midnight Star formed a unique sound and a series of infectious singles that propelled it to the top of the R&B charts for the better part of a decade.

Read Midnight Star biography

Unlike other SOLAR releases of the early 80s, Midnight Star's first few albums failed to have significant chart power.  It was only after the group took control of its music in 1983 that success arrived. And the key was a new, heavily electronic funk sound that was epitomized in the infectious dance cut, "No Parking on the Dance Floor." Check it out again below and tell us what you remember!

Often overlooked in discussions of hot funk groups of the 80s, Midnight Star formed a unique sound and a series of infectious singles that propelled it to the top of the R&B charts for the better part of a decade.

Read Midnight Star biography

Unlike other SOLAR releases of the early 80s, Midnight Star's first few albums failed to have significant chart power.  It was only after the group took control of its music in 1983 that success arrived. And the key was a new, heavily electronic funk sound that was epitomized in the infectious dance cut, "No Parking on the Dance Floor." Check it out again below and tell us what you remember!

 

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