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Will to Power is the brain child of music producer,remixer, and DJ Bob Rosenberg. In 1985 Bob was one of the nation's first "On Air" radio-mix DJs working for Miami's newly formed dance station "Hot 105" which was modeled after New York's 98.7 KISS FM. Bob also did edit remixes and medleys of different arists which became charted songs on Hot 105's charts. He was hired by 2 Live Crew's Mr. Mixx to perform edits on their debut Miami Bass album, being billed as "King of the edits". One day he mused "I am putting all of this energy into other people's songs, I will try and make my own song". Image File history File linksMetadata WTPGlossy(edited). ... Image File history File linksMetadata WTPGlossy(edited). ... In the music industry, record producer designates a person responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... A remix is an alternate mix of a song different from the original version, made using the techniques of audio editing. ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... A remix is an alternate mix of a song different from the original version, made using the techniques of audio editing. ... A medley is a collection of related but different things, served as one. ... 2 Live Crew is a controversial rap group, largely due to the sexual themes of one album, As Nasty As They Wanna Be (1989). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


"Dreamin'" was born in 1987 and became the dance song of the summer. It quickly climbed the charts on radio stations such as New York's WKTU, San Francisco's KMEL, Miami's Power 96 (where it became the #1 song of the year staying in the top 5 for over 30 weeks) Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... 103. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... 106 KMEL is an urban contemporary radio station that broadcasts on the 106. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ...


Taking their name from the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, Will To Power was a dance music trio from Florida. Additional members were Dr. J and Maria Mendez. Beginning in 1987 they began having hits on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, including three #1's: 1987's Freestyle launcher "Dreamin'" (Billboard Dance Sales), 1988's "Say It's Gonna Rain" and "Fading Away" in 1989. Their debut album contained all of their early club hits and ironically, it was a ballad tacked onto the album that became their most successful single. Their medley of Peter Frampton's song "Baby, I Love Your Way" and Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird" went to #1 on the Hot 100 in 1988. This article is becoming very long. ... Dance music is music composed, played, or both, specifically to accompany social dancing. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... Julius Erving (born February 22, 1950 in Roosevelt, New York), commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is an American basketball player who helped launch the modern style of play that emphasizes leaping ability and play above the rim. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of what songs are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Framptons solo career skyrocketed after the release of Frampton Comes Alive!, one of the most successful live albums. ... Photoshoot for 1973 debut album Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American Southern rock band, described by All Music Guides Stephen Thomas Erlewine as the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious, Southern image and a hard rock swagger. ... Free Bird is a song by American Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ...


By 1990 Will To Power was a duo consisting of Rosenberg and vocalist Elin Michaels and they had another Hot 100 Top 10 with a ballad: this time a remake of 10cc's "I'm Not In Love" (#7). Epic Records and Rosenberg had artistic differences. The album "Journey Home" got the highest rating when it was reviewed on Billboard Magazine in early 1991 surpassing even C&C Music Factory. Epic never released any of the other songs on that album. This article is about the year. ... 10cc is a British rock music group who achieved their greatest commercial success during the 1970s. ... Epic Records is an American record label, and subsidiary of Sony BMG. // History Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... C&C Music Factory was a dance music pop group. ...


1996 saw the release of Will to Power's third album, Love Power which was a compilation of hits and favorites from the first two albums. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...

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Present day

Producer Bob Rosenberg went back into the studio in 2004 and in 2005 created and released "Spirit Warrior" on Straight Blast Records. using various talented artists like singer, Gioia Bruno of Exposé, Donna Allen, Siddy Betancourt, Ed Calle on sax and Gary King on guitar. The first dance single was a medley of title song "Spirit Warrior" and Will to Power's mean, thumping version of "The Bottle" by Gil Scott-Heron. This was very well received in Hot Dance Music/Club Play. Then, "Dreamin'" (again) with Gioia Bruno belting out vocals and Bob Rosenberg lending a laid back rap. This went to #1 on most Record Pool and club charts in early 2005. In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gioia Bruno Gioia Carmen Bruno (born June 11, 1965) is a popular music singer, most noted for her membership in the group Exposé. Gioia was born in Bari, Italy, during a vacation her parents took. ... Expose may mean: exposure, such as to weather or radiation, or in photography an exposé, in investigative journalism Exposé, in Mac OS X the dance music band Exposé Exposés debut album Exposé This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same... Photo of Gil Scott-Heron. ... Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of what songs are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... Gioia Bruno Gioia Carmen Bruno (born June 11, 1965) is a popular music singer, most noted for her membership in the group Exposé. Gioia was born in Bari, Italy, during a vacation her parents took. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Spirit Warrior contains some novelty songs too. ("Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird" was considered a novelty song at first). A Miami Bass version of Hava Nagilah (entitled Shalom) remixed by DJ Laz. There is a Trance mix of same song. A remake of "Man of Constant Sorrow" (from the movie "O Brother, Where Art Thou?) which has soulful choruses, heavy dance beat, mandolays, guitars, banjos. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Shalom (שלום) is a Hebrew language word meaning peace. ... O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a musical comedy film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, set in Mississippi during the Great Depression. ...


Renowned dance remixer/producer Giuseppe D. did 5 of the 6 remixes on Will to Power's Spirit Warrior - The Remixes EP due out in March 2006. The first track Our Last Goodbye is already getting record pool and club interest in February, before it's release date. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Member's profiles

Bob Rosenberg has been an avid martial artist since 1973 holding rank in Wing Chun Kung Fu, Southern Praying Mantis, Ninjutsu, Taijutsu, Kenpo and Tai Chi Chuan. Siddy Betancourt is a professional singer and choreographer who has appeared in numerous music videos. Siddy also appeared on MTV's Music Video Awards show from Miami. 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... Wing Chun (Chinese: 詠春; Pinyin: ; Yale Cantonese: wing2 cheun1), also romanized Ving Tsun, is a system of Chinese martial arts with an emphasis on unarmed close-range fighting. ... Alternative meaning: Kung Fu (TV series) Kung fu or gongfu (功夫, Pinyin: gōngfu) is a well-known Chinese term used in the West to designate Chinese martial arts. ... Bamboo Forest Praying Mantis more commonly known as Southern Praying Mantis was developed as a kung fu style by the Hakka Chinese. ... Ninjutsu (忍術), also called shinobi no jutsu (忍び術), is a collection of techniques originally practiced for espionage purposes. ... Taijutsu (Japanese:体術) is a method of using the body for self-defense. ... Kenpo may also refer to the Constitution of Japan (憲法) Kenpo or Kempo (拳法 Kenpō; lit. ... Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan (Chinese: 太極拳; Hanyu Pinyin: ; literally supreme ultimate fist), commonly known as Tai Chi, Tai Chi, or Taiji, is a nei chia (internal) Chinese martial art. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


See also

This is a list of number-one hits in the United States by year from the Billboard Hot 100. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines pop singles chart(s). ... This is a list of number-one dance hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart — a weekly national survey of popular songs in U.S. dance clubs. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. ...

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Will To Power (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (704 words)
Will to Power is the brain child of music producer, remixer, and DJ Bob Rosenberg.
By 1990 Will To Power was a duo consisting of Rosenberg and vocalist Elin Michaels and they had another Hot 100 Top 10 with a ballad: this time a remake of 10cc's "I'm Not In Love" (#7).
The first dance single was a medley of title song "Spirit Warrior" and Will to Power's mean, thumping version of "The Bottle" by Gil Scott-Heron.
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