HARD STUFF….

South London’s THE SOUL IMMIGRANTS won plenty of friends with their 2019 album ‘Back From The Brink’. Amongst the highlights was an authentic, funky  cover of Barbara Lynn’s ‘I’m a Good Woman’. The band are about to serve up another chunk of funk on a new single… ‘Yard Of Hard’ (due on vinyl, 28th May).

‘Yard Of Hard’s’ USP is the presence of a certain Fred Wesley on trombone. The Immigrants/Wesley connection goes back to the 80s when Immigrants’ guitarist, Emrys Baird (then in the Funk Ambassadors) joined the JBs on their first UK tour.

Wesley co-penned ‘Yard Of Hard’ and his bonkers trombone takes a lovely solo while the rest of the band cook up a storming funk groove.

The vinyl 45 is available from their website www.thesoulimmigrants.com

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