After Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles + Rarities 1964-1965 Sined to 2 deals, 1 solo & 1w/The Drapels, Wendy Rene left behind a thrilling catalogue of classic soul recorded w/Booker T, Steve Cropper, & others. Usual HQ package.
Backed by a tight band Yolanda shows serious vocal skills with a positive message, Mary J Blige sounds abound with this sexy LA vocalist who is a cousin of 3 of the infamous Gap Band. For fans of Rebirth & Sy Smith.
First ever anthology by tenor sax & band leader from Memphis, associated w/Stax family. 17 powerful soul tracks from the 60s f/Steve Cropper, Booker T, & Teenie Hodges John Fry (Big Star, Ry Cooder). 180g in tip-on jacket.
The Imperial Wonders drop pure soul-perfection with 'Mean Ol' Miss Treater.' Modern soul harmonies, wah-wah guitar and funky vibe… all behind drums that are in the pocket.
Originally released in 1975 on Day-Wood Records and pressed in very small numbers. Finding an original pressing of this single on the Day-Wood label is next to impossible and would set you back a few hundred dollars.
Spanish group drops 10 songs & an instrumental track that the they usually play live. They used Fender Rhodes, strings & flues for 1st time. All of the rhythm sections are one take live recordings and so are all the mixes.
Two Inch Punch is from West London. He describes himself as a frustrated soul/r&b singer w/ear for harmony, melody & love for dub, rap & soul. Inspired heavily by Beatles short love-songs, Sam Cookes heartfelt melodies & Donny Hathaway's vocals.
A deep dig through the photo albums & tape libraries of Phoenix, Arizona`s 2nd family of soul represent that wrong side of the desert sound. A melange of Tejano psychedelia, flutey funk, horny soul, and fistfight doo-wop. 180gr w/10 bonus tracks