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LLOYD PRICE DIES…

R&R and R&B pioneer, LLOYD PRICE died on Monday, May 3rd (not as some outlets have reported, May 6th). His wife Jackie confirmed the date by posting: “I am so touched by the outpouring...

ONE TO WATCH….

Our latest “one to watch” video clip (right or bottom of your screen, depending on your device) celebrates one of soul’s iconic recordings – WILSON PICKET’S ‘IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR’. The song was recorded...

MILES DAVIS: “NEW” ALBUM….

Rhino Records have announced an imminent release of a previously unreleased MILES DAVIS live album…. ‘Merci Miles! Live At Vienne’. The release is part of Rhino Records’ upcoming Black Music Month. The concert from...

WONDRESS HUTCHINSON DIES

Singer Wondress Hutchinson died on Saturday May 1st. Few details are available save that she was 56. Wondress (the name she performed under) will be best remembered for her vocals on ‘Got To Have...

JUST YOU AND ME!

Latest release on One World vinyl resurrects a proper modern soul anthem… SEAN OLIVER’S ‘Just You And Me’ which for this reissue has been renamed ‘You And Me’. The tune was originally released in...

HOLDIN’ ON….

We know very little about American West Coast R&B crooner YVAES save that his latest single ‘Hold On’ is winning plenty of support on both sides of the pond. We believe that the dramatic...

YOU GOT THE MIDAS TOUCH…

Latest release from gospel-trained soulstress CANDACE WOODSON is a catchy dance item, ‘Midas Touch’. No – not the Midnight Star tune, nor indeed the Mamas Gun song. This ‘Midas Touch ‘ is a new...

GOLDEN OLDIES!

Archive reissue label, Jasmine’s current schedule features three compilations  aimed fairly and squarely at music anoraks, collectors and nostalgia seekers. First up there’s a 33-track retrospective of the work of top UK session guitarist...

COULD IT BE MAGIC?

Gospel reared soul man DAVID A TOBIN has worked with the Cool Million/Sed Soul team several times in the last few years. The soul crowd will probably have a real soft spot for his...