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MAKIN’ ME SAY IT AGAIN…

THE ISLEY BROTHERS (well actually Ron and Ernie as they’ve been for some time) have just released a new album…. ‘Make Me Say It Again Girl’ named for the single of that name which...

IF YOU WANNA LOVE ME…..

WILSN is the musical alter ego of young Aussie singer, Shannon Busch. Based in Melbourne, she studied at the city’s prestigious Victorian College of the Arts and was soon a fixture on the city’s...

SIMPLY THE BEST….

Back in the early 2000s New Jersey vocalist DENNIS TAYLOR was everywhere. His music dominated the soul charts and no self-respecting modern soul DJ dared not play out a couple of his tunes during...

SURPRISE, SURPRISE!

The music biz is always throwing up surprises – no bigger than the news today that US mega star BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is to release a soul album. Yep, you heard it right – on...

EUPHORIC…..

TERRELL EDWARDS is a US soul man who though born in Milwaukee, now works out of Canada. He has a trio of albums under his belt but now he’s working with the tried and...

SEE YOU IN COURT…

Looks like genial UK pop star ED SHEERAN will be back in the US copyright courts. Just 6 months after Sheeran was  cleared of copying with his song ‘Shape Of You’ at a trial...

CLAIRE’S LONG GONE!

Latest release from boutique UK vinyl label LRK RECORDS sees them offer another outing from CLAIRE DAVIS – a Canadian soul singer who fronts Toronto funk band Yuka. Ms D, of course,  also pursues...

SINGIN’ AND SWINGIN’

Back in 2006 the late RAY CHARLES’ revitalized Tangerine Records issued an album that paired the iconic singer with the equally iconic COUNT BASIE BAND. The album  was ‘Ray Sings , Basie Swings’ and...

HEY ARETHA!

ARETHA SCRUGGS (pictured) hails from Los Angeles and is a rising soul and jazz singer. She began her career with her family gospel group – The Scruggs Sisters, containing her three sisters and two...