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highlights of last months soul auctions A quick look back on the last months top ebay soul 45s.  Soul Record Auctions – Recent Completed Soul Auctions May 2019 [Sorted By Value] Doc Peabody-Here Without You-Both Sides-Impossibly Mode..  $5657.89  Ended 26 May   Records  $4096.30  Ended 31 May   The Lively Set Blues Get Off My Shoulder Satin […]

an album a day through out June Saturday just gone saw the release of the vinyl double Soul Explosion album, which was part of Craft Recordings’ celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stax Records’ “Soul Explosion” As mentioned Craft are also releasing 30 albums (that’s one a day) through out this month of June to commemorate Black History […]

must-watch documentary for Aretha Franklin fans Amazing Grace’ a documentary film has just opened in the US to ‘rave’ reviews. In 1972, the Aretha Frankin live ‘Amazing Grace’ album was recorded during a live concert held over two days at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. This album then went on to become  the highest selling […]

more sad news Seems that Lou Johnson passed away yesterday (his wife passed on the news to friends) … ANOTHER GREAT LOSS TO SOUL MUSIC …  More from Soul Source Magazine Anyone Who Had A Heart – Burt Bacharach – Book ReviewSyl Johnson Film – Any Way The Wind BlowsClarence Johnson RipGeneral Johnson Rip

Soul Junctions latest release completes the TEC label output for Roscoe & Friends. Press Release:  Roscoe & Friends   “Barnyard Soul b/w Watermelon Man/Do Watcha Know” SJEP 1014 Release Date: Monday 20th May 2019 Following on from our previous release of two of the more in demand songs from the Washington D.C Tec label by Roscoe & Friends […]

this months releases from Ace Records The new releases from Ace records this May 2019 go like this… Spain’s Silky-Voiced Songstress 1967-1983 Pop Jeanette CD £12.92  From 17 year-old singer-songwriter in folk group Pic-Nic to enduring solo star, Jeanette’s tender, delicate voice made for some of Spain’s most enchanting and beautiful soft-pop records.  Holding Things Together – The Merle […]

Debut album out now Kelly Finnigan – The Tales People Tell – Colemine Records The debut solo album ‘The Tales People Tell’ from the recent much talked lead singer of the Monophonics Kelly Finnigan got a release just. Out now via Colemine Records, you can read and listen in full below… Release date 26th April 2019  […]

more sad artist news Sidney Barnes just stated that the Dells’ Chuck Barksdale passed away earlier today… another great loss to soul music … R.I.P. … the guy will certainly be going HIGHER & HIGHER today …

more soul artist sad new More sad news for the soul world. Leola Jiles has passed away, she sang with the group throughout and also had a notable solo career. The photo is of her, Billie Barnum on the right and Ella Jamerson on the left just before appearing on stage at the Cleethorpes Weekender […]

another sad loss John Gary Williams, whose pleading lead vocals were key to the success of the Mad Lads, a doo-wop-influenced Stax group out of Booker T. Washington High School that recorded several influential and beloved R&B hits in the 1960s, has died. He was 73. Proudly and fiercely independent, Mr. Williams led an often tumultuous […]