Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Jimmy Castor Bunch - Potential



From 1974's Butt of course on Atlantic. Classic Jimmy Castor Bunch. Great band, great record.

Friday, 9 December 2011

Triks and the Paramounts - So In Love



Lead singer Triks Boelen used to sing for the Maskers, before setting up this group. they opened for the Rolling Stones in '64. Soul from Amsterdam. This is for the new fans. x

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Willie Henderson and the Soul Explosions - Can I Change My Mind



Willie Henderson played sax for Syl Johnson and Alvin Cash. Moved on to produce, arrange and play with other Chicago based artists such as Jackie Wilson, Tyrone Davis and the Chi-Lites. Funk fun from 1970 on Brunswick.

The Ingram Kingdom - Ingram Kingdom



First track from 76's debut on Excello. Norman 'Butch' Ingram taught himself bass, bought recording equipment and got the family together to record this. His sister Barbara is on vocals.

Saturday, 22 October 2011

Lakeside - Given In To Love



This is Lakeside's debut on Solar Records from 1978. Shot Of Love's cover is by Drew Struzan who had just designed his first movie poster for Star Wars.

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Saturday, 11 June 2011

Kool and The Gang - Funky Stuff



From 1973's Wild and Peaceful. The label is De-Lite. The cover is by Joseph Askew who performed in early incarnations of the Gang. Knowledge.

Saturday, 7 May 2011

Bootsy's Rubber Band - Hollwood Squares



From the 1978 record Bootsy's Player of the Year. The inner sleeve includes a cut out pair of cardboard star glasses. Trivia O'clock.

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Betty Wright - Open The Door To Your Heart



It's February; the month for people in love,and pancake fans. This is a cover of the Darrell Banks classic. Enjoy. x

Monday, 24 January 2011

Mary Jane Girls - All Night Long



This one is for the special someones out there. On Motown subsidiary Gordy Records from 1983 on their self titled album.