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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 15th March

There are some great reissues this week from Joe Henbderson, Donald Byrd, Miles Davis ,Art Blakey, Cymande, Skip Mahoney and Nina Simone plus a new album from Charles Lloyd. There are two new Wigan Casino anniversary compilations from Charly and Joeboy and a good value Ska & Reggae comp. We are back in stock of some classic titles from Curtis, Pleasure , Jean Carne and Ali Farke Toure.

We were expecting the new Ledisi CD but there appears to be a European rights issue so it has been temporarily withdrawn , hopefully resolved in the next week or so, we will put it back up for pre-order when we know what is happening.
Pre-order for the next couple of weeks for the delayed rare soul album reissues,  a great value Northern soul comp and loads of great Jazz including Johnny Lytles rare ‘People In Love’ plus a great 45 from the Invitations on Expansion. Click here to view all pre-order titles.
We are also delighted to announce our RSD release of the extended 12″ version of China Burton’s classic.
This month we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of our shop which opened in March 1994! We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in the month to celebrate.

Saturday 20th April is record store day and the list of titles has just been published, which you can view here. We will aim to stock most of the Soul, Jazz, Reggae etc titles and some of the more general releases, but please send in your wish lists soon if you are after more specific titles, baring in mind that records will be sold on  first come first served basis on the day in accordance with the rules.

If you haven’t seen already, we published a great selection of Japanese soul and funk CD, click here to see the full list.
We are still processing several new collections that have recently arrived. This week we published two great selections jazz-fusion albums all at £10 each, see them here and here. There is also another great feature on soul and funk LPs which you can see here, in addition to last week’s new 12″ singles plus a cracking list of Jazz-Funk LPs here. Check out the most recent original 45s in pt 1, pt 2, pt 3, pt 4, pt 5 and pt 6, more to come next week. We still have many of the incredible original 12″ singles from the amazing collection in pt 1, pt 2, pt 3, pt 4, pt 5, pt 6, pt 7 and pt 8. Watch out for the second half of the collection that we will be collecting in the next two weeks. There are also some great original Soul & Funk LPs here and here.
We have also compiled our selection of classic Blue note Jazz titles here.
We still have many of the Black Friday RSD exclusive releases available. See our selection here.
The six new 45’s on the Soul Brother label sound amazing and have been very well received. There is some great rare soul music on these, available as regular dinked or full centre DJ Copies, check them out here.
See our albums of the day features for some great new and classic albums.
See our best new soul albums of 2023and best new jazz albums of 2023.  Also check the listings of classics albums by genre here and boxsets here.
We’ve also previously released a good batch of Soul Funk and disco LPs and previously Female Soul LPs to add to the various other features all containing cracking original vinyl. Click the links below for more info.
Male Vocal Soul LPs pt 1Groups and Bands Soul LPs pt 1,Male Vocal Soul LPs pt 2,Groups and Bands Soul LPs pt 2 there is also a nice batch of Brazilian LP’s , plus a nice batch of original Reggae LPs and some 12″ from the vaults including some 90s and 00s Soul Promos.
Also check this list of quality pre-owned Soul and Funk CDs here which includes many out of print titles.
Check out our full Soul Brother label releases LP/CD/singles and Outta Sight label 45s here.
Happy Diggin’