First and foremost I wanna thank once again my friend SoulLakis from Volos who never stops to amaze me when it comes to choosing soulful stuff for my Blog. A couple of weeks ago he sent me this wonderful duet and I promised him right away that deserves to be posted big time !!!!
Taken from Betty Wright’s 1983 LP “Back at you” released on Epic Records.
Here’s an exceptionally tasteful melody co-written by Paul Anka and Michael McDonald. Taken from Anka’s 1983 LP “Walk a fine line” released on Columbia Records. This same song was used for the 1987 film “No way out” starring Kevin Costner and Gene Hackman.
I’m back in action in full effect. Enjoy this great midtempo produced by William Bell. Taken from her 1987 LP “Don’t start a fire” released on Wilbe Recording Corp.
And remember; only SOUL music can provide such thrills……
First of all I wanna thank my friend SoulLakis from Volos who introduced me once again to a wonderful soulful find from the late ‘70s. British songstress Kiki Dee performs a great melody co-written by David Lasley. Taken from her 1979 LP “Stay with me” released on Rocket Records.
Unforgettable collaboration between two extraordinary Soul-Jazz legends. Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater joins forces with versatile producer George Duke creating smooth Soul music with subtle Jazzy touches. Taken from her 1979 LP “Bad for me” released on Elektra Records.
One of the most prolific writers and producers of the '80s provides a joyous midtempo groove with a little help from Lori Fulton on chorus. Lori was the lead singer of the Group “GUINN” which recorded a great album back in 1986.
Japanese Jazz trombonist Hiroshi Fukumura collaborates with US session vocalist Sybil Thomas providing a marvelous Soul ballad. Taken from his 1985 LP “Hot shot” released on Apollon Music Corp. in Japan. Many thanks to my friend SoulLakis for reminding me this lost gem.
Ronnie B. Walker recorded some 7” singles from 1967 to 1975. The one I chose from 1974 is really something! Just to mention that is co-written, arranged and co-produced by the great Vincent Montana Jr. Released on Event Records Inc.
Here’s one of the most underrated soulful vocalists of our times. Check this wonderful tune which sounds like Anita Baker at her best! Taken from her 1995 CD album “Back to innocence” released on A.N.T. Enterprises.
Smooth and sweet Soul from JEFFREE (aka Jeff Perry) who is the brother of Greg Perry. This wonderful track is taken from his latest CD album entitled “Call it love” released on Creative Outlet Intl. in 1996.
First of all I wanna thank my dear friend Paul Grestock who introduced me to this sublime Jazzy Soul gem which features Maxi Anderson on lead vocals. She is one of my all-time-favorite singers. This exceptional collaboration with Japanese drummer Akira Jimbo was recorded in 1989. This great track is written and arranged by the very talented keyboardist Randy Kerber. Taken from Akira’s album “Palette” released on Optimism Records.