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I wanted to post this track yesterday, but Monday is no time for disco. Tuesday’s much better, sure. I recently heard this track in a hillside restaurant bar in Istanbul. I could not believe my ears… is it bird, is it a diamond, no… it’s Biddu. There was me thinking that Neil Diamond’s ‘Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon’ found a second life when the cover by Urge Overkill appeared on the Pulp Fiction soundtrack. But no, how could anyone overlook this 1977 disco version by Bangalore-born, London-based producer Biddu Appaiah? Biddhu was no slouch; he knew his disco rhythms. In 1974, he produced the multi-million selling ‘Kung Fu Fighting’ by Carl Douglas, he launched the career of Tina Charles and scored the soundtracks the cult movies The Bitch and The Stud. All very unexpected for a man from Coorg.