Am I really writing a song of the day post about an Acid House track? Yes! “The Preacher Man” by Green Velvet is arguably the best house music song ever.
It’s Ronald Reagan building. High security with check points everywhere and a car search as you enter. Makes a DJ wonder how funky can this party get. Before they knew it I had unleashed my weapons of dance floor destruction. First some funk and soul, including Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition,” and then some classics from Michael Jackson.
After a stint as backing vocalist for Culture Club and Shalamar, Jermaine Stewart secured a deal with Arista Records by recording demos in the former’s studio. Stewart would go on to have multiple Top 100 singles and would be forever remembered with his 1986 single, “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off.”