Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Soul Bros. Inc. - Hot Pants

Soul from Texas. Couldn't find themselves a record deal so they formed one themselves. S.B.I Records, and the Soul Brothers Inc. Enjoy.

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Johnny Jenkins - Walk On Gilded Splinters

A Dr. John cover and stretching it slightly to have it under soul or disco but it's a great song and any idiot can post anything he/she wants on their own blog. Today, i am that idiot. Ton-Ton Macoute! (1970) on Capricorn Records.

Friday, 12 November 2010

Voices Of East Harlem - Take A Stand

Taken from the 4th LP 'Can You Feel It' from 1974 on the Just Sunshine label. Incidentally this is the 2nd LP for Just Sunshine having previously been with Elektra. Produced by Leroy Hutson, lead singer of the Impressions and all round maestro. Big on the northern scene.

Friday, 5 November 2010

Sunday, 10 October 2010

Solomon Burke - Stupidity

R.I.P Solomon Burke who died aged 70 today. One of the greatest soul singers of all time.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Friday, 1 October 2010

White Rabbits! Boogie Funk Double

The Antilles - I've Got To Have You on Creole records from 1983

Wynd Chymes - Baby You're The One on Shakin records from 1980. Very Very Rare

Friday, 24 September 2010

Sunday, 5 September 2010

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Friday, 16 July 2010

Monday, 21 June 2010

Denise Chandler - I'm Walking Away

For the Footloose fans among you, this is Denise Chandler who would later become Denise Williams who released Let's Hear It For The Boy.

Saturday, 29 May 2010

The Funky Four Plus One - That's The Joint

Classic 80's hip hop sampled by the Beastie Boys on Shadrach, and Shake Your Rump. Also sampled by De La Soul for Say No Go. The song itself samples a Taste of Honey's Rescue Me from 1980.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

The Fuzz - I'm So Glad

Some summer soul for you, from Calla Records. The label also featured recordings from the Emotions and Geraldine Hunt, who's been featured on this blog. Enjoy the sun.

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Thursday, 8 April 2010

Breakwater - Release The Beast

Following on from Bob and Earl we've got another track. This is Release the Beast. Sampled by Daft Punk on Robot Rock.

Thursday, 1 April 2010

The J.B's - More Peas

James Browns band featuring Maceo Parker on alto saxophone. The original incarnation also featured Bootsy Collins so you know it's a funky gathering.

Monday, 29 March 2010

Sugar Daddy - Another One Bites The Dust

Great song produced by Began Cekic for BC Records which eventually became One Way. Anything on that label is a winner. Lesson Over. x

Friday, 29 January 2010

Loose Joints - Tell You

Here's something to get you ready for the weekend. Larry Levan is involved. Quelle suprise, it's great.
Truly Yours, x

Wednesday, 27 January 2010