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Issue 1089

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Craig 1

The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club : Vol 6

Seems like Santa's got a brand new bag and Freestyle and their wonder elves have bought you their best possible selection even better and more nourishing than a Kellogg's mini 12 pack

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The Soul Immigrants : She Does It Right ( Ft.Ciyo Brown)

His sense of rhythm is strong and his phrases swing with a majestically resonant tone not unlike Ernest Ranglin or even Wes Montgomery.What I like about their version is they've not tried to copy jimmy Cliff

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Mingus : Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden

When you think of icons of jazz on their particular instrument who would you pick? John Coltrane comes to mind on sax,Bill Evans Piano,Art Blakey drums but who on bass?

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Gérald Toto : Sway

Title track 'Sway' does exactly that like crashing waves on a beach at sunset.Toto comes up with unusual chord structures that suit his floating,soothing voice,this man has a lilt that could charm any summer breeze

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Lee 'Scratch'Perry &The Upsetters : The Upsetter/Scratch The Upsetter Again

Lee “Scratch” Perry, Jamaica’s mad scientist, studio genius is quite simply a legend and these two seminal Trojan Records albums exemplify the golden age of the reggae explosion of the late 60's.Practice your moonstomp to such skank

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The Brian Auger Trio: Live At Bogies EP

Trailblazer and organist extraordinaire Brian Auger cuts his teeth with his first piano led trio...

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Thelma Houston : The Devil In Me Three cd compilation

This exhaustive compilation focuses on her work in lieu of the international success of her smash hit 'Don’t Leave Me This Way’, which launched Thelma to worldwide superstardom

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The Staple Singers: For What it's Worth 1964-1968

Lose yourself in Pop Staples' beautiful languid guitar,Pervis's golden tone and Mavis' super-soulful lead vocals. Soul Music Records must be applauded for bringing these six sought-after albums back into the fold...

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Tramp

Lucky Brown & The SG's : Mesquite Suite

Tramps records maybe germany's smallest funk label but they sure do pack a punch when they deliver new product.

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Hexagonal

Hexagonal : McCoy & Mseleku

The opener 'Walk Spirit Talk Spirit' kicks off with heavy horn blessedness reigning down on this lilting slow burner of a tune that explodes into a fast swing driven imperiously by drummer,Tristan Banks

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