Reggie Soul And The Soul Swingers My World Of Ecstasy
The best way to bring in the New Year and New decade with good friends old and new. The place was packed to the rafters from start to finish!! My Playlist from 1st spot nuneaton coop 4th Jan. Reynolds "what's a matter baby". Jimmy interval. Gene chandler "there was a time" various Southwind symphony "coming home". Roland Kayn Simultan Fenn Debbie Fleming "long gone".
Lou roberts "you fooled me" Arthur Fenn Bobby King "if you don't Ananda Shankar Ananda Shankar And His Music my love". Russ Roger K. Russ Sweet "broken heart attack". Richard Searling cu as chester The Slits The Slits. Greg perry "it takes heart" Richard Omni.
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All Braeks, All Day. Originally released on Soulstrut. It was written by McKinney and issued c. Both sides were produced by Webb-McCord and arranged by Evans. Johnny McKinney, on Grapevine This is a number, relatively popular with crossover fans, from the Bay Area possibly San Francisco itself. Danny Williams appears to Reggie Soul And The Soul Swingers My World Of Ecstasy made just two singles. It was issued around the same time on Musical Energy. These sides were written, produced and arranged by Williams.
The flip is a solid slice of funk. There seems to be no other releases on Musical Energy so I presume it was his own label, making him the complete auteur, for two 45s at least. His first recording venture as a solo artist was in the Windy City which produced a number of quality sides on One-derful! Many of the numbers on these labels had an earthy southern feel which Clay accentuated with his tough vocal style. Both sides were produced by Jones and arranged by Larry Nestor.
The next three One-derful! His best side on One-derful! After several numbers recorded in various locations, and issued on Cotillion, he teamed up with the legendary Willie Mitchell. My top choice is a delightful, mid-paced, and much under-rated xover gem.
All my choices were recorded at Hitsville, with occasional input at Golden World. Those vaults have been much raided in recent years. Candi Staton will forever be heralded as the maker of one of the best disco anthems, but crossover and southern soul fans cherish deeper material. They wrote several fine tunes for George Jackson himself see entry for Art Gentry.
The musicians on this one featured future labelmate George Soule. Candi signed up with Warner Bros. That said, some disco numbers are tolerated more than others. Ray Lewis made four singles, probably all in the Big Apple, which attract much interest from deep soul and crossover Reggie Soul And The Soul Swingers My World Of Ecstasy. Next up is a superb xover double-sider.
The flip is a sweet soul gem. All their sides were co-written by the Poindexters. Lewis co-wrote several songs recorded by other artists, as well as The Enchanted Five.
Current E. After this Manuel B. Holcolm joined them as lead singer and keyboard player. He was their only Afro-American member, both he and Current were members of their university wrestling team no wonder they managed to get their own credits on their records. The following three sides were issued on Diamond Jim. It was written by Current with an S. Harris, of whom I know nothing. It was arranged by an M.
Most, if not all, of these sides were produced by Riley and arranged by Perry. Some will have been recorded at other studios before Riley set up his own e. Tempos at Golden World. From one piece of Detroit mid-tempo magic to another. The titles grabbed my attention immediately. The notes were by the legendary producer himself, Ollie McLaughlin. Delphs Reggie Soul And The Soul Swingers My World Of Ecstasy five singles produced by McLaughlin and issued on his labels. The first one is a superb piece of mid-tempo recorded during the Detroit riots of It was co-written by Sherman Nesbary.
These sides were arranged by Detroit veteran Dale Warren. Finally, two more xover numbers on Detroit labels recorded several years apart. His last 45 has gradually gained appreciation. Even though this number is languishing in my Bubbling Under list, Barbara Lynn singer, composer and guitarist is probably my top female artist. Unless stated otherwise the recordings featured here were self-penned and produced by Huey P. For many years it was her most popular side in the UK. This is a superb double-sider from the Big Apple, which is both popular and rare in equal measure.
MBA had its own Almighty Dread Death. This tender mid-paced ballad is popular with both southern and crossover fans. Up to this point all LPs referred to here were issued in the UK. My top fav is a sublime mid-tempo piece of xover.
All labels referred to were based in Chicago. JS 03 JS 03 Capri label had approximately a dozen releases with a mixture of blues, deep soul, funk and xover. All of the songs featured here were made in the City of Brotherly Love. She had already begun composing as a child and her first recording, age 17, is a self-penned beat ballad which belied her youth. Richard Parker. This punchy sax infused track was laid down in Detroit with the vocals, on both recordings, added at Virtue.
The following Arctic sides were self-penned. Not all of her Arctic releases had production credits, but some do credit Dynodynamics, i. New decade, new label.
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