09 Sep 2019
The Dells – 1971 – Freedom Means

1971 was a huge year for Soul Music – especially American Soul. Marvin Gaye’s staggering “What’s Going On” on Tamla (which many argue is the greatest LP every made in any genre and they might be right) – Aretha Franklin’s right-on Grooveathon “Aretha Live At...
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23 Apr 2018
Geoffrey Stoner – 1973 – Watch Out

A very rare, overlooked 1973 LP, fet. Philip Upchurch on guitar,  includes the superb ‘Bend Your Head‘,  killer tune with attitude! Never released on CD. G.Stoner is a singer/songwriter who (with the help of some excellent musicians) gives most of his tracks a soul/funk/r&b-treatment, sometimes with...
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22 Sep 2017
Coalition – 1978 – Birth

A very hip group from the 70s Philly scene – a jazz combo who’ve got a soulful swing and a wonderfully lyrical feel! The record has a bit of vocals, but really just added in as flavoring for the quartet’s excellent instrumental interplay – a...
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08 Jun 2017
Jerry Butler – 1971 – Sings Assorted Sounds – With The Aid Of Assorted Friends & Relatives

One of the albums in which Jerry Butler showcases the talents of a new generation of young Chicago soul talents – including Terry Callier, Donny Hathaway, Chuck Jackson (from The Independents, not the New York soul star), and his brother Billy Butler. Billy Butler had already...
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19 Sep 2016
Keni Burke ‎– 1977 – Keni Burke

An Amazing album all the way through. Highly Recommended. Definately one on my favs. Don’t sleep brothers and sisters Just listen to the clips Keni Burke is one of the most talented musician/songwriter/vocalist, who never achieved the recognition and success he deserved. His voice was...
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