February 20, 2015

BRIDGE feat. Debravon Lewis – “Crying for love” (1981)

Originally recorded in 1981 but saw the light day of day in 1999 on CD in UK. Superb “Pure Soul” session by a Group consisted of the talents of Paul Smith, Claytoven Richardson, Derick Hughes among others.  

Download file below (320 kbps) – Time 4:14

February 11, 2015

MIKE & BRENDA SUTTON – “All worth loving for” (1982)

Mike & Brenda before recording as a duo, they were originally members of the 70s Group “Finished Touch”. Especially Mike Sutton wrote numerous songs for many Motown artists in the early 70s. Check this mellow nugget lifted from their debut 1982 LP “Don’t hold back” released on Sam Records.

Download file below (320 kbps) – Time 4:49

February 01, 2015

INTENSIVE HEAT – “Come with me” (1982)

Nobody can resist the soulful sounds of early 80s. Check this mellow 2-step obscurity from 1982 released on Epic Records.

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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

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