January 23, 2015

MICHAEL FRANKS – “The lady wants to know” (1977)

Outstanding Californian Jazzy Soul artist whose contribution in the music scene is really priceless. Check this wonderful melody lifted from his 1977 LP “Sleeping gypsy” released on Warner Bros Records.

Download file below (320 kbps) – Time 4:37

January 13, 2015

NANCEY JACKSON – “Totally” (1997)

Quality Soul Gospel enhanced with dreamy backing vocals by Tawatha Agee, Cindy Mizelle, Paulette McWilliams and Lisa Fischer. Taken from her 1997 album “Yes, I’m free” released on Harmony Records.

Download file below (320 kbps) – Time 4:40
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January 07, 2015

O.T. SYKES – “Come be my lady” (1981)

O.T. Sykes is another underrated artist of the early ‘80s. If his debut LP “First love” had gone better on the US Soul charts, he could have recorded more quality stuff later on. Check this smooth nugget and feel what “Real Soul” is all about.

Download file below (320 kbps) – Time 4:27

January 01, 2015

SEAWIND feat. Pauline Wilson – “Please say yes”

Pauline Wilson is a distinguished vocalist from Hawaii who has done memorable collaborations with artists like Yutaka Yokokura, Tony Comer & Crosswinds, Bill Sharpe and many others. Here she performs an undated gem with the Group “Seawind” with whom she has been the lead singer since 1976.

Download file below (320 kbps) – Time 3:50

December 22, 2014

My Top-20 favorite soulful tracks for 2014


1.       GUYMON ENSLEY – This comes with it

2.       CARMEN HENDRICKS – I will not let you go

3.       DEE ROBINSON – Feels good

4.       RUMER - Dangerous

5.       ERICA FALLS – Old records
 

6.       CRAIG T. COOPER feat. Denise Stewart – Just a little touch

7.       CALVIN RICHARDSON – Home in a minute

8.       AL JOHNSON – Maybe the fire isn’t out

9.       SHAKATAK – To be in love

10.    MELANIE ROBERTS – Let’s take the time to fall in love
 

11.    KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL – Never loved you more

12.    BERNIE WORRELL OCHESTRA – Can we love again

13.    NEO feat. Rudi Wilburn – Your smile (CW’s Soulful mix)

14.    VLADIMIR CETKAR – Time goes by

15.    LATRESE BUSH – The best
 

16.    WESTCOAST SOULSTARS feat. Janine Johnson – Take me there

17.    KASREEY’L & GAYCIA – Walk with you

18.    JENNIFER HOLLIDAY – Touch!

19.    BOBBY HUTTON – Let me be the one to say I love you

20.    WILL DOWNING – Heaven in your eyes

               
 
Best album: “Grown & sexy lullabies” by DEE ROBINSON

Best movie: “Whiplash” directed by DAMIEN CHAZELLE

Best online Radio station: STARPOINT RADIO