September 29, 2009

SISTER SLEDGE - “I’m a good girl” (1980)

Here is another cool track with the unmistakable sound of CHIC. Once again genius songwriting and production by Nile & Bernard allowing Sister Sledge’s vocals to glide along nicely with all the right soulful touches we love in a CHIC groove!!!

Taken from their LP “Love somebody today” released on Cotillion Records in 1980. Enjoy the sound of emotional elegance.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:05

September 24, 2009

SPLENDOR feat. Sascha Meeks - “Splendorland” (1979)

One of the finest Soul steppers oozing pure brilliance. It also features a superb flute solo by Jerome Richardson along with a sublime sax solo by Don Myrick (of Phoenix Horns).

Splendorous music co-produced by Philip Bailey, Tommy Vicari and Robertt Nunn (aka Bobby Nunn) who also wrote this classic gem. Taken from their only self-titled LP released on Columbia Records in 1979.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 5:06 

September 19, 2009

CAROLYNE BERNIER - “Hold me, touch me” (1978)

Canadian songstress Carolyne Bernier hooked up with producer Tony Green (best known for his work with France Joli) and recorded this engaging sexy Disco nugget in Montreal. Taken from her self-titled LP released on Private Stock Records in 1978.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 5:36

September 14, 2009

SHALAMAR - “High on life” (1977)

Well, forget all about Shalamar’s Disco hits. Here is a fantastic mellow gem taken from their debut LP “Uptown festival” released on Soul Train Records in 1977. Exceptional string arrangement by the great Gene Page. Pure class!!!

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 3:34

September 09, 2009

AMII OZAKI - “You and me” (1985)

Japanese Soul has always fascinated me. Here’s another example of smooth sophistication from Amii Ozaki taken from her CD album “Air kiss” released on Canyon Records in 1985.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:49

September 04, 2009

JOE McBRIDE with ANALISA RIPKE - “Let’s spend some time together” (1996)

Multi-talented singer/pianist Joe McBride performs a delightful duet with Analisa Ripke taken from his 3d CD album “Keys to your heart” released on Heads Up Records in 1996. Soul Jazz at its very best!!!

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:43