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Bill Buckley

BACK ON LANGLEY AVENUE….

We last heard from Chicago soul man/guitarist  RANDY HALL via his ‘Turn’t Up Tonight’ collaboration with Terri Green. Before that we enjoyed his ‘Bring It On Home’ from last year. New music is always...

OUT TO GRASS!

Finland isn’t the sort of place you’d associate with raw soul a funk but the Nordic country is home to soul/funk combo CHICKEN GRASS. The band have been in business for 25 years peddling...

SAM GOODEN DIES…

Veteran soul man SAM GOODEN died on Thursday 4th August in his hometown of  Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was aged 87 and his death was announced by his daughter Gina Griffin. Few more details are...

IT’S A (VERY) FUNKY FRIDAY!

Soul collectors will be well aware of MARLON MCCLAIN . He’s enjoyed a long, successful career which began as leader and guitarist of soul/funk band Pleasure. Marlon has also worked with the Dazz Band...

I SHOULD’VE KNOWN BETTER

It was only in late June when UK soulstress BETH MACARI entertained us with her single, ‘Circles’ – a gentle ballad with a powerful message about the pressures of being a woman. Now, with...

A JAZZ FUNK SOUL FORECAST!

Wow! We’re flattered! Who’d have thought that three star jazzers would come together to form a band and name themselves after out little old web site! Well not quite! Let’s explain  – for some...

A FINAL TABU!

The wonderfully named BIANCA BINKY is/was a French singer who made just a handful of records – most of ’em forgettable European synth-pop. However, her final solo single from 1990 ‘Tabu’ has won itself...

LIGHTS OUT!

London-based blue-eyed soul man DANNY TOEMAN has been on the scene for a  while now without quite making the premier league. A bit of a mystery really. You see our Dan has released a...

THE GUESSING GAME…

Earlier this year New York-based keyboardist and music producer MIKE DI LORENZO released a well-received album, ‘What We Need’. What was intriguing for an album by a pianist, was the fact that every track...