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Act – 1974 – Act 1

Rip and research by Mr.Moo Posting & additional info’s by Nikos An obscure soul group, but a great one – equally at home with a fragile harmony tune as they were with more uptempo groovers for the dancefloor! This one and only album from Act…

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Phyllis Hyman -1977 – Phyllis Hyman

Rip, posting & additional info’s by Nikos The world first became aware of Phyllis Hyman in 1975, through four tracks that were released before her debut album. The first of these, “Leaving The Good Life Behind,” sailed along the disco wave of the period. Her…

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The Whispers – 1974 – Bingo

Rip, posting & additional info’s by Nikos The Whispers engaged in a vintage Philly Soul style on this record. They were catering to Soul fans who favored the smooth, urban Soul also released by the likes of The O’Jays, The Spinners and Blue Magic. The…

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Donny Hathaway – 1972 – Live

Rip, posting & additional info’s by Nikos Massively beautiful work from the great Donny Hathaway! After two studio albums that had firmly put him on the map as one of the 70s best soul talents, Atco had the genius to have Donny record this live…

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Jerry Butler – 1968 – The Ice Man Cometh

Review by Soulmakossa Rip, posting & additional info’s by Nikos Amazing soul from one of the greats of the 60s! This album was one of the first that Jerry cut for Mercury – where he’d begun working with the young team of Kenny Gamble and…

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Inez Foxx – 1973 – At Memphis

Review by Soulmakossa Rip, posting & additional info’s by Nikos Anyone with a passing interest in soul and R&B surely knows the name Inez Foxx (as in “and Charlie”) via ‘Mockingbird’, a classic in the truest sense of the word that will remembered long after…

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Joe Tex – 1966 – I’ve Got To Do A Little Bit Better

Rip and research by Mr.Moo Review by Soulmakossa Posting & additional info’s by Nikos Another rock-solid album from Joe Tex, I’ve Got to Do a Little Better was his third full-length release of 1966, but Tex showed no signs of slowing down or losing his…

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Washington Jamb Band – 1977 – Gonna Get Your Cherry

Research and review by Groovegirl Rip & posting by Nikos There is only one way a music lover can start to criticize a record she will never have in hand other than some kind of fine vinyl rip that came to her one ordinary day…

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Natural Four – 1970 – Good Vibes

Rip, research and review by DJ Tren Posting & additional info’s by Nikos ” Good Vibes ! ” is The Natural Four’s first and best album released on ABC records. Born in 1967 in Oakland, California, the group is composed of Chris James, Allen Richardson, AL…

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Gladys Knight & The Pips – 1973 – All I Need Is Time

Research & review by Raggedy Rip & posting by Nikos I do confess that I am listening to music with the heart. And no matter how exquisitely crafted a song might be or how superbly performed, if it’s not capable of making my heart sing…

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Garland Green – 1969 – Jealous Kind Of Fella

Rip, research and review by Bac Posting & additional info’s by Nikos The first time that you listen a song of Garland Green his voice will suprise you, with an amazing quantity of refinements and incredible control of the pauses.  Jealous Kind Of Fella is…

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Roberta Flack – 1969 – First Take /1970 -Chapter Two / 1973 – Killing Me Softly

Rip, research, posting & additional info’s by Nikos What can we say? We’ve heard this one a million times, it sold over a million copies – but it’s still incredible! The record is Roberta’s first, and it features her in a mellow trio format, augmented…

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The Temprees – 1974 – Three

Rip and research  by Mr.Moo Review by RDTEN1 Posting & additional info’s by Nikos Brilliant work by one of the greatest harmony groups of the south – the mighty mighty Temprees, standing proud on this, their 3rd LP! The album’s a bit less raw than…

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Is it the end of file sharing?

  Filesonic Kills File-Sharing Service After MegaUpload Arrests   Filesonic, one of the Internet’s leading cyberlocker services, has taken some drastic measures following the Megaupload shutdown and arrests last week. In addition to discontinuing its affiliates rewards program and not yet paying accrued money to…

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Brighter Side Of Darkness – 1972 – Love Jones

Review by RDTEN1 Rip, posting & additional info’s by Nikos A tremendous bit of harmony soul from Chicago, one of the few cases where the Windy City really gave the east coast a run for its money and the landmark album from teen soul quartet…

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Otis Clay – 1972 – Trying To Live My Life Without You

Review by Soulmakossa Posting & additional info’s by Nikos If you’ve yet to listen to Otis Clay, you are missing a vital link in the chain of roots to pop history. Soulful, bluesy, and rockin’, this album features great guitarwork and the famous HI records…

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Calvin Scott – 1972 – I΄m Not Blind, I Just Can’t See

Reviews from All Music Rip, Posting & additional info’s by Nikos An amazing rare record on Stax Best known for his longtime collaboration with R&B great Clarence Carter, Calvin Scott turned up on Stax just long enough for this awkward spiritual soul session, a shameless…

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Solomon Burke – 1968 – I Wish I Knew & 1969 – Proud Mary

Reviews by Soulmakossa Posting & additional info’s by Nikos Without question, Solomon Burke is the king of rock and soul. But for those of you who do question Solomon’s royalty, let I Wish I Knew be an answer (but not the answer, since Big Sol…

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Freddie North – 1971 – Friend

Rip and research  by Mr.Moo Review by Soulmakossa Posting & additional info’s by Nikos Freddie North, a superb singer with a great, smokey, baritone voice, will forever be linked to his biggest hit, the all-time soul smash “She’s All I Got“, the brooding, lamenting country-soul…

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Jackson 5 – 1970 – Christmas Album

FMS Family wish you have a Merry Christmas and a fantastic year 2012 Jackson 5 Christmas Album was the only holiday album released by Motown family quintet The Jackson 5. Released in October 1970, the album showcased the brothers’ harmonies and vocals. Lead singer Michael Jackson…

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