Category Archives: soul

Move On Up

It’s a bank holiday Monday so you all have some time to spare. I can’t think of a better way to spend eight and a half minutes than listening to the sweet vocals, bright brass and funky guitar of Move … Continue reading

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Here is a rather funky piece of cross over soul from 1976 to start off the week. The track was saved from obscurity by Fryer and Ian Wright and released as a 12″ single on their Soul Spectrum label, a … Continue reading

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Jasmine Kara

Stonking piece of Scandanavian Soul, released on Acid Jazz. This deserves to be huge but alas it will do nothing and the charts will still be full of cack.

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Just Because . . .

this is quite, quite wonderful. Sam & Dave – When Something Is Wrong With My Baby Nothing wrong with mine,  she’s just stumbled in the door after being out all day in the Town!

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Osaka Monaurail

Anybody up for a bit of Japanese soul? It’s a belter. Osaka Monaurail have been going for quite a while, since the turn of the millennium. They have released eight albums and some very good 7″ singles. This track is … Continue reading

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Dobie Gray RIP

Go easy Dobie and thanks for Out On The Floor which always packed the floor at Scooterist do’s. However, this seems more appropriate. Dobie Gray – Drift Away

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Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart

Here is a brilliant bit of what would you say, mainstream soul, I think I will stay clear of the P word. This Holland-Dozzier-Holland composition was recorded in 1965 and released the following year when it reached number 9 in … Continue reading

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Just Because . . .

. . . sometimes a bit of Marvin is all you need to get by. Marvin Gaye – His Eyes Are On The Sparrow

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Giving Up

A couple of years ago I posted a track by Hairy Diamond that sampled this rather brilliant Van McCoy penned track. Mr H put me onto the original track which I have been searching for on vinyl ever since. The … Continue reading

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Misty Blue

I don’t really have that much to say at the moment, you’ll be glad to know, so I’ll just post the music if that’s okay with you. One thing, I am surprised that this was released in 1975, it sounds … Continue reading

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