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Issue 1088

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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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Oscar Jerome: Do You Really (Au Contraire Music)

Oscar Jerome's new single reminds of one of those russian dolls (small dolls inside bigger dolls and so on) it's many layered that's what I'm trying to say.....

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Jean Carne

Jean Carne: Don't Let It Go To Your Head The Anthology

When it comes to fusing '70s soul and jazz with well crafted songwriting and strong instrumental backing look no further than the wonderful and exceptional talents of Jean Carne...

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Kizzy Crawford: Progression

New Soul-Folk sensation Kizzy Crawford gifts us with her debut single on Freestyle Records to dazzling effect. Kizzy possesses an evocative melodic and smooth as cream voice with a very stylish persona to boot...

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Brooklyn Funk Essentials WIth Alison Limerick: Where Love Lives

Brooklyn Funk Essentials revisit their extensive past and reinterpret one of their stone cold club classics 'Where Love Lives' dipping into their influences from funk to neo soul to great effect

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LAKESIDE: YOUR WISH IS MY COMMAND / KEEP ON MOVING STRAIGHT AHEAD

This all follows on from the Double CD release of three other great Lakeside albums “Shot Of Love”, “Rough Riders” and “Fantastic Voyage” too thus completing the absorbing output this enterprising funk band contributed

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The Magnificent Tape Band: The subtle Art Of Distraction (ATA Records)

Leeds based outfit The Magnificent Tape Band (brainchild of Neil Innes & Pete Williams) bring out their debut album recorded in analogue and the results show, this is a real touch of class and rather special too...

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Judith Hill: The Pepper Club

"Pepper" is no potboiler either,slinky guitar,crisp beats,some decent slap bass and a stonking horn section make this a goose necking floor filling and fun party banger - five feet from stardom!

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Lakeside

Lakeside : Shot of love,rough riders,fantastic voyage

It's interesting that this 1980 release really put Lakeside out there with bands like Slave, Bar-Kays & Parliament especially being from Dayton,Ohio this now promoted them to the first division of Funkateers.

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