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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 16th February

Bella Brown & Jealous Lovers ‘Soul Clap’ is a good new retro Soul and Funk album which will appeal to those who enjoy the albums on Daptone and Colemine. The Bamboos excellent album ‘This is How you do it’ is now out on vinyl and back in stock on CD. There are two great new 45s on Expansion from Collins & Collins and Ozone available as either regular dinked or limited edition full centre DJ copies. There are two brilliant additions to the Blue Note classic series analogue masters from Lee Morgan and Joe Henderson. Miles Davis’ classic soundtrack to ‘Ascenseur pur l’echafaud’ gets a welcome 180gm LP reissue. We are also back in stock of many great albums including Cymande ‘Cymande’ (whose story is told in a new film released today) also Lemuria, Donald Byrd, Dusty in Memphis , Ann Sexton and Al Green. There are quite a few new Soul and Funk reissue CDs from Japan available in limited quantities.

Pre-order for next week for two reissue CDs and LP from Jackie Ross , her underrated 1980 album ‘New Beginning’ and one with Swiss Movement, and for 1st march three rare soul LPs from Chosen Few, Classic Example and Ella Washington. Later in March Brenda Lee Eager Mizell produced ‘When I’m With You’ gets a welcome reissue on 45. see all pre-order titles here.

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, if there is anything you would like us to stock please let us know before the end of February so that we can order from suppliers, baring in mind that titles will be sold on  first come first served basis on the day in accordance with the rules.
We are still processing several new collections that have recently arrived. This week we did another great feature on new 12″ singles which you can see here, plus a cracking list of Jazz-Funk LPs here. Check out the most recent original 45s in pt 1,pt 2 and pt 3, 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 that have just arrived, 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 releasesLP/CD/singles and Outta Sight label 45s here.
Happy Diggin’