May 27, 2009

SONJA MARIE - "And I gave my love to you" (1995)

Brilliant combination of sensual poetry, Jazzy-Soul melody and polished production. Sonja Marie has such a beautiful and soothing voice. This unique track is co-written and produced by Babyface. Also featuring Patrice Rushen playing a great piano solo!!! Taken from the famous film soundtrack “Waiting to exhale” released on Arista Records in 1995.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:46

May 22, 2009

EARTH WIND & FIRE - "Feeling blue" (1974)

Earth Wind & Fire is simply the GREATEST BAND ever recorded on this planet. Each and every member of the group has been a true talent. Here is a mellow gem taken from their LP “Open our eyes” released on CBS Records in 1974.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:25

May 17, 2009

LARISA DOLINA - "Lately" (2008)

A very pleasant surprise from Russian songstress Larisa Dolina. Here is a fantastic Soul stepper taken from her latest CD album “Hollywood mood” which is entirely written, arranged and produced by George Duke!!! The whole album is really wonderful including also a superb duet with Al Jarreau. Released ONLY in Russia on Tempstar Records.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 5:15

May 12, 2009

LEON WARE - "Girl, girl, girl (Sonny & Virginia)" - 1974

Leon Ware is synonymous with Mellow Perfection. Here is a rare gem he performed for the movie soundtrack “The education of Sonny Carson” released on Paramount Records in 1974. Many thanks to my Italian friend Costa for his excellent rip.

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May 06, 2009

ELSA - "Elsa's theme" (1975)

MASTERPIECE !!!! Ultra-Rare 7” single from Japan. Divine music with a real sense of style, sensual finesse, subtle groove and lush instrumentation. In fact this gem is the flip side to the A-side entitled “Chichiyo” released on Trio Records in 1975. Don’t delay any further. Download and enjoy like there’s no tomorrow.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:44

May 01, 2009

NORMA JEAN WRIGHT - "High society" (1979)

Give it up for the sound of CHIC !!! Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards wrote, arranged and produced one of the finest “Jet Set” Grooves of all time. Released only as a single on Bearsville Records in 1979. Here’s the full 12” version for your listening pleasure.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 6:05