All Albums

with reviews

D.J. Rogers – 1973 – D.J. Rogers

If you love Luther Vandross, then you will simply adore Mr. D.J. Rogers, as Luther, D.J. Rogers is also a tenor, with an smooth incredible range. D.J. Rogers balladry, simply put must heard, it reaches the heart and kidney. D.J. Rogers has been truly blessed…

Read More/Download ›

Marie Queenie Lyons – 1970 – Soul Fever

Monster rare soul/funk/record This is an essential lp to get in any funkysoul collections. Raw bass, crazy beat with many breaks. Really killer. A holy grail of funky music the one and only album ever cut by Marie Queenie Lyons, a heck of a hard…

Read More/Download ›

Barbara Lewis – 1965 Baby, I’m Yours – 1968 Workin’ On A Groovy Thing

Barbara Lewis – 1965 – Baby I’m yours Barbara was a less dramatic singer than label mate Aretha Franklin, but she was a top quality soul singer with a wonderful, clear, soprano voice. She had three big American hits, these being “Hello stranger“, “Baby I’m…

Read More/Download ›

Mastermind – 1977 – Mastermind

This is another fine contribution by Mr. Moo. A classic bit of uptempo funk for the dancefloor and one of the tightest records from the time on Prelude! The group have a sound that’s partly in the Earth Wind & Fire ensemble mode and partly…

Read More/Download ›

Ann Sexton – 1977 – The Beginning

Ann Sexton is one of a few lesser known southern soul female artists, recorded a series of fine soul records for the legendary Nashville soul DJ / label-owner, the late John Richbourg a.k.a. John R. I was after this wonderful record for years. You can…

Read More/Download ›

Aaron Neville – 1967 – Tell It Like It Is

A mountain of a man quiet and soft spoken, with one of the most unique voices in music today, Aaron Neville sings with a raw and haunting beauty. Definitely “Tell It Like It Is” is one of my 20 best songs ever. Here’s the original…

Read More/Download ›

Rufus & Chaka Khan (3 albums)

Rufus – 1973 – Rufus  Rufus & Chaka Khan first album is an archetypal bit of jazzy rocking soul that would forever change the face of 70s pop. Chaka Kahn and the band are still working things out at this point, but the record’s got…

Read More/Download ›

Smoke – 1976 – Risin’

Ultra-rare soul masterpiece… Here’s another wall record for all you private soul collectors. This one speaks for itself if you are an avid digger. I really don’t have to say much about this one.A near impossible Lp to find. Check here how much it costs….

Read More/Download ›

John Edwards / 1973- Same and 1976 – Life Love and Living

A great sweet soul album. The first album by John Edwards a richly talented vocalist who would go onto become the lead singer of the Spinners in later years, singing on some of their last big hits. This album’s a very different effort and features…

Read More/Download ›

The Four Tops – (ABC Years)

The Four Tops – 1972 – Keepers Of The Castle This is another excellent contribution from my dear friend Trakbuv who has a deep Knowledge of Soul and Funk and loves the Four Tops : “Hi Folks – Here are 2 of my favourite Four…

Read More/Download ›

The Four Tops – 2nd album – Reach Out – Still Waters Run Deep – Nature Planned It

In Memory of Levi Stubbs The Four Tops – 1965 – Second Album The Four Tops‘ second album and quite possibly the most hitbound of all their early Motown work! Thethe perennial favorites “I Can’t Help Myself” and “It’s The Same Old Song” as well…

Read More/Download ›

Rhetta Hughes – 1969 – Relight My Fire

This is one out of some very rare and expensive records I purchased lately. Check for yourselves here for the amount of dollars spent for some original copies. A great northern soul LP i was after, since when i first heard the version of “Light…

Read More/Download ›

The Persuaders – 1973 – Thin Line Between Love and Hate (plus bonus albums)

This Sweet is hell as Classic. A landmark album one of the greatest harmony soul albums of the early 70s! The title cut is one you’ll know instantly as “Thin Line Between Love & Hate” is one of those soul classics that never gets old…

Read More/Download ›

Latimore – 1975 – Latimore III (plus early discography)

Deep-voiced Latimore’s sultry mid-’70s output for Miami’s Glades label was a steamy marriage of soul and blues. Mixing Lou Rawls and Swamp Dogg in a soul-stud groove that climaxes on the fast side with his sympathetic impression of “a redneck in a soul band” and…

Read More/Download ›

The Main Ingredient – 1970 – Tasteful Soul

What can I say about one of the most soulful records I’ve ever heard? Just listen the late Don McPherson’s amazing performance on “Spinning Around (I Must Be Falling In Love)” or the Impressions “I’m So Proud” and my personal fav the soul-psych little diamond…

Read More/Download ›

Brother to Brother – 1974 – In The Bottle

First lp 1974 from the band ! Essential soulful cut !!! In-demand rare lp. Great groovy stuff including Brother to Brother’s fabulous cover of the Gil Scott-Heron track “The Bottle” done here with a cool flanged vocal chorus on the lyrics, and a tight jazzy…

Read More/Download ›

Billy Butler – 1977 – Sugar Candy Lady

One vinyl I always enjoy to come back.Really Groovy!!!!! and has that funky Leroy Hutson type soul vibe. ah!!! and what a cover…. No need to say much of this 70’s classic, the only one he recorded in the decade, for those are not familiar…

Read More/Download ›

Faith Hope & Charity – 1972 – Heavy Love (and) 1978 – (20th Century)

Faith Hope & Charity – 1972 – Heavy Love Their 2nd album (on Sussex distributed by Buddah Records) with the original line up. Brenda Hilliard, Zulema Cusseaux and Albert Bailey. Zulema left the group after the “Heavy Love” album, some sources say 1971 but it…

Read More/Download ›

Faith Hope & Charity – 1970 – Faith Hope & Charity (Maxwell)

Hard to find first LP by this east coast mixed male/female soul group that includes Zulema on vocals, along with two other singers. Production, arrangements, and a fair bit of songwriting by Van McCoy, with that good polished sound he was getting at the time….

Read More/Download ›

The Futures – 1978 – Past, Present and The Futures

Philadelphia International Records at it’s best. A fantastic album, you have been asking me to upload for a long time. I know how much you enjoyed their rare debut 1975 album “Castles In The Sky” on Buddah Records ( I originally posted in Lost In…

Read More/Download ›