24 Jul 2015
Al Green – 1974 – Explores Your Mind

Here you have the epitome of Memphis soul from its hands-down best singer, taken up a notch or two by Green’s restless curiosity and willingness to embrace the less-travelled roads on the musical trail. Not unlike his neighbor Elvis Presley, Green regarded the entire panorama...
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10 Apr 2020
Sylvia – 1973 – Pillow Talk

Singer/songwriter/producer Sylvia Robinson had two chart toppers: as half of Mickey & Sylvia with “Love Is Strange” and her own solo gold single, the sensuous “Pillow Talk“. Through the All Platinum label with husband Joe Robinson, she was instrumental in the careers of the Moments (she produced and co-wrote their number one...
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13 Oct 2019
The Temptations – 1972 – All Directions

A monster album, the one that put them back in the spotlight and signaled that Norman Whitfield had saved the day. Damon Harris had replaced Eddie Kendricks, and there were many doubters convinced the band was finished. Instead, Whitfield revitalized them via the majestic single, “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone“. Despite its...
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17 Dec 2013
The Original Soul Christmas

It can’t get much classier than toasting the holidays with soul music. The elegant sleigh bells and brass arrangements compliment each other almost as perfectly as presents and loved ones. Bring SOUL CHRISTMAS to your holiday gatherings, and you’ll be sure to please. Booker T...
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