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TEMPTATION ‘BOUT TO GET ME!

It was back in 1977 (!) that LENNY WILLIAMS released his classic ‘Choosing You’ album. The Frank Wilson produced set was stuffed with goodies – notably the incomparable ‘Shoo Doo Fu Fu Ooh’ and...

HOT STUFF!

Been a while since we heard anything from Brit soul collective LIGHT OF THE WORLD, but after something like 20 years, it seems they’re on the way back via an energized new EP that...

FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN

Mixed race soulstress ROSE SPEARMAN follows her successful ‘Come Get The Love’ single with the release of ‘Falling In Love Again’. The tune is another track from her ‘Trust’ album which was recorded in...

MALIK B DIES….

MALIK B (born Malik Abdul Basit), founder member of the Roots, died on Wednesday 29 July. He was 47 and his passing was announced on the group’s Twitter account: “We regretfully inform you of...

BINKY’S BACK….

BINKY WOMACK is part of a legendary soul clan (the clue’s in the name!).  Specifically, he’s Curtis Womack’s son and, naturally, the nephew of Bobby Womack and his recent album ‘The Last Valentino’ (trading...

‘DON’T WALK THAT WAY’ … THE MIXES

 It was just last month that German modern soul collective PRIVATPROJEKT stormed the soul charts and the dance floors with their tight and beaty ‘Don’t Walk That Way’ single. Marshalled by synth man Michel...

GLOW OF LOVE…

Earlier this year we highlighted an album attributed to GLOW. The set, ‘Ten Of Diamonds’ was actually a various artists LP – with GLOW being the acronym for GIFTED LEAGUE OF WRITERS. The project...

HAVING A HEART TO HEART

‘Heart To Heart’ is the latest album from acclaimed smooth jazz guitar man NORMAN BROWN. He says of his new music: “I wrote and recorded ‘Heart To Heart’ as a message to my fellow...

JOSEPH B. JEFFERSON DIES

Celebrated Philadelphia musician and songwriter JOSEPH B. JEFFERSON died on Sunday 26th July at his home. His wife Rosa Criniti Jefferson said cause of death was cancer. He was 77. Jefferson was born in...