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Kelly Finnigan – Debut Album – Colemine Records – Listen & Read

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  Formats  LP / CD / CS /DOWNLOAD Kelly guided the songs on ‘The Tales People […]

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Chuck Barksdale (Dells) R.I.P.

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 ...

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Leola Jiles of the Apollas RIP

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 in 2007. My Ace colleague Alec Palao got to know her very well when researching […]

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R.I.P. John Gary Williams.

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 life that was notable for more than music. Mr. Williams' Stax career was interrupted by […]

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50th Anniversary of Stax Records Soul Explosion Release – Vinyl Lp

Today May 31st see's the official reissue release of the double LP Stax Soul Explosion. Now available for the the first time on vinyl since 1969 The release is part of Craft Recordings’ celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stax Records’ “Soul Explosion” the Memphis label’s defining hits collection. As well as this release the schedule  also includes including digitally reissuing 30 titles in 30 days throughout June to commemorate Black Music Month. “Soul Explosion” refers […]

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New MD Records 45 Release – Karla Denning & Dynamic Siblings

NEW RELEASE ON MD RECORDS!!!  KARLA DENNING - I BEAR WITNESS/DYNAMIC SIBLINGS - I BEAR WITNESS - MD 103 Joe Stevenson was born in 1930 in North Philly, and from a young age was passionate about music, graduating from playing & writing to producing, whilst holding down two jobs in the post office and as a school teacher. By the end of 1960, Joe had built a studio – Imperial […]

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