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New Releases, Reissues and Restocks | Friday 26 January

There are some good new releases, reissues and restocks this week. First up we have a nice retro soul album from Dutch group The Tibbs, a new Jazz groove Ep from Niji and a direct to tape live Abdullah Ibrahim 3lp/2cd set recorded at the Barbican. Grupo Irakere have a great reissue in Mr Bongo, Arc have a Roberta Flack unreleased lost tapes LP, and Ace a comp of Calvin Arnold, and the AAA mastered edition of Gil Scott Heron ‘Free Will’.. There are 4 new Fela Kuti vinyl reissues and a rare Terumasu Hino LP. There’s a new 45 from Coast To Coast and an unreleased Isley Brothers Motown side, plus a batch of Japanese Soul and Funk CDs, most of which are one -offs. We are back in stock of some great albums on vinyl including Bataan , Bobbi Humphrey, Ahmad Jamal, Minnie Riperton, Wes Montgomery and Stan Getz.
Some of you may have seen our feature in appreciation of Marlena Shaw who died at 81 last Friday. We were obviously very saddened to hear of her passing, she was a very special talent and responsible for some of the finest music in soul, jazz and beyond. See Laurence’s words and the full feature here.
Also make sure to check out our pre-order section here for all up coming releases.
We are still listing more titles from the great collection that recently arrived. There are some amazing original 12″ singles which you can view in pt 1, pt 2, pt 3, pt 4, pt 5, pt 6 and pt 7. Watch out for more with a pt 8 being published next week plus a great batch of soul and funk LPs from a new collection. There were also some great 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 previouslyFemale 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’sthat have just arrived, plus a nice batch of original Reggae LPs and some 12″ from the vaultsincluding some 90s and 00s Soul Promos.
Also check this list of quality pre-owned Soul and Funk CDs herewhich includes many out of print titles.
Check out our full Soul Brother label releasesLP/CD/singlesand Outta Sight label 45s here.
Happy Diggin’