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Kelly Finnigan – A Joyful Sound | Album of the day 3rd December 2020

Kelly Finnigan’s ‘A Joyful Sound’ may seem bound by the season constraints of being a Christmas album but it goes far beyond, with the sound closer to his work with The Monophonics. The album features members of Durand Jones & The Indications, The Dap-Kings, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Monophonics, Thee Sinseers, Orgone, Ikebe Shakedown, Jason Joshua & The Beholders, The True Loves, Neal Francis, Jungle Fire, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Ben Pirani, The Jive Turkeys, The Ironsides, The Harlem Gospel Travelers, Rudy De Anda, Alanna Royale, and more! The set takes its inspiration from records like Atlantic’s “Soul Christmas”, Phil Spector’s...
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Lee Fields – Big Crown Vaults Vol 1 | Album of the day 2nd December 2020

Lee Fields' 'Big Crown Vaults Vol 1' collects unreleased songs from the Special Night & It Rains Love sessions that didn’t make their way to albums, and this set launches a new series entitled Big Crown Vaults that will surely see a slew of future releases. The quality of the cuts here make the set sound like a complete studio album in its own right: the menacing funk 'Do You Know', the cavernous ballad 'Time' and the stunning dancer 'Thinking About You' blend seamlessly with crashing beat ballads like 'Two Timer' and the gospel tinged deep soul of 'Don't Give...
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Colin Curtis presents Jazz Dance Fusion Vol 2 | Album of the day 1st December 2020

Colin Curtis’ 2nd instalment of his popular Jazz Dance Fusion series continues the story & history of the UK jazz dance and jazz music scene, a movement that started for him back in the 70’s. The sounds here blend funk & soul mixed with jazz, influences from Brazil, Africa, Europe and all over the globe, and the textures of instrumental sounds & voices, fuse to create the much-loved ‘jazz fusion’ sound that we love.This is a well balanced comp that unearths rare gems, newer hidden jewels and club favourites such as the 2007 release from Brazil’s 8VB with ‘Gengis’, JD...
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New releases and pre-orders 27th November 2020

Slightly fewer releases this week, but there are some really good albums and singles.Colin Curtis has compiled another good set of Jazz Dance Fusion tracks to keep us boppin around. Tenderlonius releases his Ragas from Lahore following a journey to Pakistan, Potato Head People Hip-Hop jazz with a couple of nice vocal tracks and Linkwood and other lands electronic grooves on Athens of the North. There are some great singles, Bessie Banks modern soul classic 'Don't you worry Baby' is finally rereleased on 45 also good reissues from Jackie Wilson and Bartel plus the latest release on Daptone's Penrose label....
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Norman Feels – Norman Feels | Album of the day 26th November 2020

First vinyl reissue of this somewhat under the radar killer soul album from the semi-obscure Norman Feels, this debut set from 1973 was recorded on the Just Sunshine imprint, home to Betty Davis among others. With arrangement by David Van De Pitte (arranger on ‘What’s Going On’) and production by Sal Scaltro, the album glides along with a mixture of foreboding ghetto-soul numbers like the dark end ‘Don’t’, the very Marvin sounding ‘Til I Found You’ and the cavernous beat ballad ‘My World Is Empty Without You’ to sweeter numbers like ‘Something About You (Makes Me Love You)’ and the...
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Collector’s Soul albums just in

Check out this new batch of 35 Original Vinyl Soul albums from the large collection that we are processing. This week we have The Impressions, Latimore, Wilson Pickett and Ben E King and more. Most of these records are in hardly played Near mint condition as individually graded. Most covers have the average wear that you would expect for 40 year old records. You can combine with other records from the same collection here. Records can be ordered on-line, over the phone on 020 8875 1018 or you can use our click and collect option and pick up at the...