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Joey Negro

*1964 GB
Producer of Dance, R&B/Soul and Electronic
A.k.a. David Russell Lee Agora Akabu Avalanche (5) Brad Hed Dave Lee Dave Max Doug Willis Energise Fierce Prince Foreal People Jakatta Jupiter Beyond (2) Lady Aya Lakeshore Commission Mistura Mystique Paul Babu Prospect Park Rainbow Connection (2) Raven Maize Raw Essence Rock Shock Sadam Ant Sessomatto The Shy Boys The Yorkshire Rapper Those Pesky Kids Warlike Z Factor

Born: 18 June 1964 on the Isle of Wight and raised in a village near Colchester in Essex, UK. Joey Negro is the main alias Dave Lee works under, amongst many others. Dave integrated his passion for disco music into house music as both a producer and remixer, causing many to call his music disco-house. He released music under a plethora of monikers for a multitude of record labels throughout the 1990s and beyond. His relationship with dance music began in the late 1970s, when he began collecting disco, soul, and funk records. In 1986 he moved to London and began working at a record store, Smithers Leigh. The store closed down a year later, however, and Lee began working for Rough Trade Distribution, starting its dance department, De-Mix and working with labels like Rhythm King Records. He started his own label in 1988, Republic Records, and released his first production, M-D-Emm's Pump Me. He also went on to A&R classic house records for Republic Records by Turntable Orchestra and Blaze. His first release as Joey Negro came in 1991, Do It, Believe It, released on Nu Groove Records. This was followed by Do What You Feel, released on another of his labels, Z Records and eventually released on major Virgin's sublabel Ten Records Ltd. (10 Records), becoming a club and pop hit; resulting in an album deal with the major label. He also produced pop boy band Take That's version of Relight My Fire with 1960s songstress Lulu.

  • Dance
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Make A Move On Me on The Many Faces of Joey Negro Vol.1 by Various Artists
Everyman (Joey Negro's Salsoul Strut) on Everyman by Double Exposure & Joey Negro
Must Be The Music - The Original Disco Mix on Must Be The Music by Joey Negro
Candidate for Love - Joey Negro Disco Blend on Joey Negro presents Put Some Disco in the House by Joey Negro
Caught In The Moment - The Reflex Revision on Joey Negro's 2015 Essentials by Joey Negro
Falling Deep In Love - Joey Negro Disco Blend on Falling Deep In Love by Horse Meat Disco & Kathy Sledge
Dancing Into The Stars on Produced With Love by Joey Negro
Backfired - Joey Negro Club Mix on 20 Years of Joey Negro by Joey Negro
In The Thick of It - Album Mix on The Secret Life of Us by Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band
Free Bass - Joey Negro Funk Equation Mix on Free Bass by Joey Negro

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Title Artist Year Type
Distorted Dreams EPJoey Negro2018Album
Distorting Space Time Remix EPJoey Negro2018Album
Backstreet Brit Funk Vol. 2 (A Collection Of The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz-Funk And Disco)Joey Negro2018Compil.
Must Be The Music / Prove That You're Feelin MeJoey Negro2018Single
Remixed With Love By Joey Negro (Vol. Three)Joey Negro2018Compil.
Produced With LoveJoey Negro2017Compil.
Stomp Your FeetJoey Negro2017Album
Won't Let GoJoey Negro Feat. Linda Clifford2017Album
Space Time EPJoey Negro2017Album
Prove That You're Feelin Me / EverythingJoey Negro2017Album
Latican Boogie (Crackazat Remix)Joey Negro2017Single
Produced With LoveJoey Negro2017Album
Remixed With LoveJoey Negro2017Album
The Best Of Disco SpectrumJoey Negro + Sean P.2017Compil.
Remixed With Love By Joey Negro Vol. ThreeJoey Negro2017Album
Remixed With Love By Joey Negro (Vol. Two)Joey Negro2016Album
Remixed With Love By Joey Negro (Vol. Two)Joey Negro2016Compil.
Free BassJoey Negro2015Album
I Can Feel Your Body RockJoey Negro2015Album
Le Freak (Music Inspired By Chic)Joey Negro2015Compil.
The Reflex RevisionsJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2015Album
House MastersJoey Negro2015Compil.
Candidate For LoveJoey Negro Vs. Horse Meat Disco2014Album
Remixed With Love By Joey NegroJoey Negro2014Album
Definition of Luv (Sean McCabe Remixes)Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band Feat. Diane Charlemagne2013Album
I Need Somebody Tonight (Audiowhores Remix)Joey Negro Feat. Thelma Houston2013Album
I'll Be There 4 U (Garden of Love) (Spiritchaser Remix)Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band2013Album
Let Your Body Rock (Kyodai Remixes)Joey Negro Presents Azucar2013Album
Smile (Shur-i-kan Remixes)Joey Negro Presents Mistura Feat. Kendra Cash2013Album
Remixed With Love By Joey NegroJoey Negro2013Compil.
Spread Love (Alex Kenji Remixes)Joey Negro Presents Doug Willis2013Single
The Secret Life Of Us (Directors Cut Signature Mix)Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band2013Single
The Record Store Day Remix EPJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2013Album
RA.EX174 Joey NegroJoey Negro2013Single
Face The Fire EPJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2013Album
The Secret Life Of UsJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2012Album
RemixesJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2012Album
Dialed Up (Andreas Saag & Joey Negro Mixes)Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band Feat. Noelle Scaggs2012Album
In The Thick Of ItJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2012Album
Was Doug A Doughnut EPJoey Negro Presents Doug Willis2012Album
The Phuture RemixedJoey Negro Presents Akabu2012Album
Where The Lights Meet The Music (Atjazz Remixes)Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band Feat. Darien2012Album
Sounds In The Air (Soul Purpose Mix)Joey Negro Presents Z Factor2012Single
The Soul Of Disco (Volume 3)Joey Negro2011Compil.
No SugarJoey Negro & Gramophonedzie featuring Shea Soul2011Single
The Phuture Ain't What It Used To BeJoey Negro Presents Akabu2011Album
Backstreet Brit Funk (A Collection Of The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz-Funk And Disco)Joey Negro2010Compil.
Makes You Crazy / The Piano PrincipleJoey Negro Presents Z Factor2010Album
Beyond The DanceJoey Negro2010Album
La La LandJoey Negro2010Album
Backstreet Brit Funk (A Collection Of The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz-Funk And Disco)Joey Negro2010Album
If You Want It AllJoey Negro Presents Akabu2010Album
WhyJoey Negro2010Album
Put A Lyric In ItJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2009Album
The RemixesJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2009Compil.
The Many Faces Of Joey Negro (Volume Two)Joey Negro2009Compil.
The Remixes Album SamplerJoey Negro & The Sunburst Band2009Album
Man Of WarJoey Negro and The Sunburst Band2009Album
Locked In The Vinyl CellarJoey Negro2009Compil.
Ride The RhythmJoey Negro2009Album
Journey To The Sun / Our Lives Are Shaped / FashionJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2008Album
Moving With The ShakersJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2008Album
FashionJoey Negro And The Sunburst Band2008Album
Love HangoverJoey Negro2008Album
Doug's Disco BrainJoey Negro Presents Doug Willis2008Compil.
Lust - Art & Soul (A Personal Collection By Joey Negro)Joey Negro2007Album
Back In The BoxJoey Negro2007Compil.
The Gathering / Give It To MeJoey Negro Presents Neal Howard / Bam Bam2007Album
The Many Faces Of Joey NegroJoey Negro2006Compil.
I'm Not Afraid Of The FutureJoey Negro Presents Akabu2006Album
The Soul Of Disco (Volume Two)Joey Negro And Sean P.2006Compil.
The Trip (Navigated By Joey Negro)Joey Negro2006Album
Destination:Boogie (Classic Eighties Boogie, Soul & Electro-Funk Nuggets)Joey Negro & Sean P.2006Album
Make A Move On MeJoey Negro2006Single
Destination:Boogie (Classic Eighties Boogie, Soul & Electro-Funk Nuggets)Joey Negro & Sean P.2006Compil.
Scattering StarsJoey Negro2005Album
In The Beginning: Classic Productions And Remixes 1988-1992Joey Negro2005Compil.
In The HouseJoey Negro2005Compil.
The Soul Of DiscoJoey Negro And Sean P.2005Compil.
Until The End Of TimeJoey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band2004Album
Don't Hold BackJoey Negro Presents Akabu2004Album
The Kings Of DiscoDimitri From Paris & Joey Negro2004Compil.
Can't Get High Without U / I'm BackJoey Negro / Sessomatto2004Album
Just Do It / EverydayJoey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band2004Album
JN - Joey Negro's Non-Stop Funky MixJoey Negro2004Album
Fly AwayJoey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band2004Album
Universe Of Love / Big BlowJoey Negro Featuring The Trammps / The Sunburst Band2003Album
Southport WeekenderJoey Negro / Miguel Migs / Gilles Peterson2003Compil.
The WayJoey Negro Presents Akabu2003Album
Pleasure House: Joey Negro's Soulful, Funky, Sexy Best Vol 3Joey Negro2003Compil.
Southport WeekenderJoey Negro2003Album
Love Is Freedom (Re-Edit)Joey Negro V Secret Sounds2002Single
Joey's Phunky WorksJoey Negro a.k.a. Dave Lee2001Compil.
Nite:Life 08Joey Negro2001Compil.
Back To The Scene Of The Crime - The Joey Negro Compilation Volume 02Joey Negro2001Compil.
Must Be The Music / Can't Get High Without U (DJ Series V. 2)Joey Negro Featuring Taka Boom2000Album
Do U Love What U FeelJoey Negro Presents Raw Essence Featuring Maxine McClain2000Album
The Voyage (Excursions Into Early House Music)Joey Negro2000Compil.
SaturdayJoey Negro Featuring Taka Boom2000Single
Skate DancerJoey Negro Presents Doug Willis2000Album
Must Be The Music / Back To The FunkJoey Negro Featuring Taka Boom / Kluster1999Album
Can't Get High Without U (The Joey Negro Compilation)Joey Negro1999Compil.
Must Be The MusicJoey Negro Featuring Taka Boom1999Album
Can't Get High Without UJoey Negro Featuring Taka Boom1998Single
Ease Your Mind / Atlantic ForestJoey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band1998Album
Here Comes The Sunburst BandJoey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band1998Album
Sunburn EPJoey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band1997Album
Can't Get High Without U / New York City WomanJoey Negro Feat. Taka Boom1997Album
Disco ConnectionJoey Negro1997Compil.
Get Down TonightJoey Negro & Andrew "Doc" Livingstone1997Compil.
Disco HouseJoey Negro1995Album
What A Life / Universe Of LoveJoey Negro1993Album
Universe Of LoveJoey Negro1993Album
What Happened To The MusicJoey Negro1993Single
Enter Your Fantasy EPJoey Negro1992Album
Do What You FeelJoey Negro1991Album
Above & Beyond E.P.Joey Negro1991Album
Do It, Believe ItJoey Negro1990Album
Make A Move vs. The RaceJoey Negro vs. YelloAlbum
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