All Albums

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Silk – 1977 – Smooth As Silk

I had this treasure on mp3 for a long time, but I couldn’t find the vinyl. Finally my lucky day came a few days ago. One of the few soul LP’s at this disco label and seldom seen. A quality soul LP with harmony vocals,…

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Barbara Jean English -1972 – So Many Ways

An unknown gem, lost in the music lover’s collections. I finally discovered it and i am happy to share it with you. Great rhythm ‘n’ blues vocals from one of the sweetest singers of the early ’70s. Barbara Jean English notched another Northern soul hit…

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Alice Clark -1972 – Alice Clark

The Holy Grail of modern soul! This is an amazing soul album that’s highly prized among hardcore soul enthusiasts! Share in the secret and find out why this album is so highly regarded! This is an incredible album from the early 1970s. She’s kind of…

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Love Peace & Happiness -1971- Love Is Stronger

Big full sounding soul produced by Harvey Fuqua. Sort of in the hippie soul vein, but much more soul than hippie. Excellent and invigorating music that will lift the spirits of any jaded cynic. A solid last hurrah for Love, Peace & Happiness, the least successful…

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Black Ivory – 1975 – Feel It

Mmmmmmmm…… The sounds of sweet soul music stirring in the taste buds of hungry music listeners. Around the early 70”s, there were quite a few of these wonderful sweet soul groups such as, The Delfonics, The Chi-Lites, The Stylistics, The Fuzz, Chocolate Syrup, Soul Generation,…

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The Reflections – 1975 – Love On Delivery

I always was looking for this vinyl and finally I got my hands on it. A modern soul classic — and a darn hard record to find! The Reflections were an obscure male quartet with a sound that mixed deep soul vocals and smooth modern…

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Frederick Knight – 1973 – I’ve Been Lonely For So Long

Southern soul rarely if ever sounded so, so good. Simultaneously smooth and raw, “Lonely” has an immediacy that hits you where you live and then sticks around for a little while, taking up space on your sofa. Frederick Knight’s catchy “I’ve Been Lonely for So…

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Made In USA – 1977 – Made In USA

An obscure funky soul band with a sound that’s got touches of disco, but which is mostly uptempo soul with female lead vocals. Funky backing, and harmony vocals by the male members of the group. Here is funky and boogie soulful music backed by sweet…

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The Masqueraders -1975- Everybody Wanna Live On

A stellar vocal group who recorded some excellent singles in the 60s, and were fortunate enough to be pulled into the big time by Isaac Hayes for his Hot Buttered Soul imprint on ABC! The band mixes their smooth Memphis style with some tighter arrangements…

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Maxine Weldon – 1975 – Alone On My Own

Another one of those artist who had no success back at the glory days of soul and funk. But the lady had a voice…. At the same style like Marlena Shaw and Esther Phillips (work on the Kudu label during the early 70s) with jazz…

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Masterfleet – 1973 – High On The Sea

Masterfleet is a group in their only LP. It is funky and boogie from 1973 and It’s got that instrumental bit of that dream sequence, the harp and the sea coming in. Unfortunately I can not find any review or more details but I am…

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Little Beaver -1974 – Party Down

One of the few really fantastic albums to come out of the Miami scene of the seventies! The great Little Beaver lays down some righteous guitar and heavy vocals over a cool spare backing groove on cuts like “I Can Dig It Baby”, “Money Vibrations”,…

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Kim Weston – 1967 – For The First Time

I know a lot of people who seek for this rare album. Her first on MGM. Duke Ellington describes Kim Weston as a “beautiful ebony-hued satin doll whose generous physical adornments are well distributed”. But as everyone knows it takes more to make it in…

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Tribe – 1974 – Ethnic Stew

I wonder how many of you know this record. It is a forgotten gem of 70’s soul-funk. This is the first edition of the group Tribe that was founded and produced by Big Dee Ervin. The Members from Right to Left are: Benton Miles Little…

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Marlena Shaw – 1974 – Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?

A Soul – Jazz Diva in the most mature moment of her career, featuring a dynamite rhythm section & Marlena’s excellent vocals. A great record that has Marlena Shaw further developing her style as a sophisticated soul diva with a sharp modern edge! Although already…

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Undisputed Truth – 1975 – Cosmic Truth

As a present for this special day i share a group that you love so much. Undisputed Truth has the most successful post in this blog.   Their amazing debut album and the 2nd (Face to Face With The Truth) which still going strong! This…

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The Moments – 1976 – With You

Influenced by the Impressions and Smokey Robinson,The Moments were one of those silky smooth vocal groups like Stylistics, Spinners, Chi-lites, Main Ingredient.   This vinyl is an excellent introduction to one of the finest smooth soul groups. This is a 320@ rip of my original…

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Parliament – 1976 – The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein

An oft-overlooked gem from Parliament — released during the year 1976, and sometimes hidden between monster LPs like Funkentelechy and Mothership Connection but every bit as those two classics! The album’s got that tightened-up P-Funk sound that was working so perfectly at the time —…

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Linda Lewis – 1972 – Lark

Beautiful and haunting at times, Linda Lewis has the smooth, pop-jazzy sound that is truly unique. As a singer and songwriter Linda Lewis was exceptional. She was a brilliant talent with an uplifting spirituality. Not only did it bring back fond memories, but her voice…

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Shotgun – 1977 – Shotgun

This Detroit outfit never got their big break & judging by this smoking slab of prime funk, it’s a complete mystery how success eluded them. Oozing with the very same kind of grooves found in class acts like Brick, Slave, Cameo & the Kay-Gees, this…

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