Rhino have just released two more soul-oriented sets in their ‘Original Album Series.’ First up is a set devoted to the first five Stax albums of BOOKER T & THE MG’S. The albums are: ‘Green Onions,’ ‘Soul Dressing,’ ‘And Now!,’ ‘Hip Hug-Her’ and ‘Doin’ Our Thing.’
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Also look for a Roberta Flack packet of five. It includes the classic Atlantic long players ‘First Take,’ ‘Quiet Fire,’ ‘Killing Me Softly,’ ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love,’ and ‘Blue Lights In The Basement.’ Read SJF’s verdict here: http://www.soulandjazzandfunk.com/reviews/1891-roberta-flack-original-album-series-rhino.html
In addition to this, Rhino/Warner have just released a 2-CD set devoted to the music of alto sax doyen, DAVID SANBORN. It’s called ‘Then Again: The Anthology’ and features 29 tracks (all selected by Sanborn) spanning 25 years. The liner notes are penned by renowned author David Ritz and include an interview with the 67-year-old Florida saxophonist.