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Del Jones’ Positive Vibes were a Philadelphia band that released two versions of the same album – both self-released on Hikeka Records in 1973. First was the ‘psych mix’ entitled ‘Court Is Closed’ and then the self-titled ‘soul mix’ with added horns and re-ordered with...

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Discovered by music promoter Paul Kyser at a talent show in Baltimore in the early 1970’s, five young men from Baltimore inspired by the Jackson 5 and calling themselves Jimmy Briscoe & the Little Beavers made quite an impression with the public; which led to...

The post Jimmy Briscoe And The Beavers ‎- 1977 – Jimmy Briscoe And The Beavers appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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An essential part of Fela’s catalog. Kuti’s intelligence as an arranger is otherworldy. He does things in such a way I’d scoff at probably if you told me, but they’re nothing less than pure brillance. It is absolutely clear from all of these arrangements that...

The post Fela Ransome-Kuti And The Africa ’70 With Ginger Baker ‎- 1971 – Live! appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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Any work with Norman Harris should stand for something. This album features, the groups some of the best work with ballads like “who will it be tonight” and “I need love“. To add some sweet sing along up tempo work, the group kills it with...

The post The Persuaders ‎- 1976 – It’s All About Love appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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Any work with Norman Harris should stand for something. This album features, the groups some of the best work with ballads like “who will it be tonight” and “I need love“. To add some sweet sing along up tempo work, the group kills it with...

The post The Persuaders ‎- 1976 – It’s All About Love appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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Simtec & Wylie were an American soul duo from Chicago active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The group was composed of Walter “Simtec” Simmons and Wylie Dixon, and had a hard soul sound similar to that of Sam & Dave. As Simtec Simmons & Wylie Dixon, they issued “Socking...

The post Simtec & Wylie – 1971 – Gettin’ Over The Hump appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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 Howard Johnson Keepin’ Love New is an ESSENTIAL album for anyone that ever loved the ‘Kashif/Paul Lawrence‘ sound of the early 80’s- tracks like Evelyn King’s -‘I’m In Love‘ or Melba Moore’s – ‘Loves Comin’ At ‘Cha‘ for example. If those ‘float your boat’, then you...

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When the producer/composer/keyboardist/vocalist recorded four albums for Philadelphia International in the late ’70s, he made certain that all of them were diverse and unpredictable. True to form, Wansel keeps listeners guessing on 1979’s Time Is Slipping Away, which was the last of the four. The LP gets off...

The post Dexter Wansel – 1979 – Time Is Slipping Away appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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  Brilliant modern soul LP, an old favorite of mine and always on my play list. Rare and long out of print. Private press released by Silver Spoon a small independent label out of Detroit. Includes the wonderful modern soul sound of “L.O.V.E” and the up...

The post Solid Solution – 1978 – Loving You appeared first on Funk My Soul.

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