April 26, 2009

DONNA WASHINGTON - "Much more than friends" (1980)

Undoubtedly one of the best Soul songs ever recorded. Co-written by Allee Willis & Robert Wright. Donna’s performance is one of the kind. No cover version should ever be attempted! Taken from her debut LP “For the sake of love” released on Capitol Records in 1980.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:14

April 21, 2009

EDDIE HORAN - "Concert by the sea" (1978)

Turn off the lights and enjoy…….....here’s a classy Soul ballad by Eddie Horan. Taken from his 1978 LP “Love the way you love me” released on HDM Records.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 3:25

April 16, 2009

LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA - "Whisper softly" (1978)

Barry White and his orchestra deliver the sexiest groove ever recorded during his glorious career. Forget all about “Love’s theme” or “Can’t get enough”. This sexy gem is the real deal !!! Taken from the great LP “My musical bouquet” released on 20th Century Records in 1978.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 7:29

April 11, 2009

GLORIA BARE - "Music to make love by" (Undated)

Pure Soul heaven !!! Producer H.B. Barnum provides a magical setting that allows Gloria’s warm vocals glide along with a soulful quality second to none!!! Taken from her only wonderful LP entitled “From the heart” released in 1985 on JWP Records. This great track was also released as a flip side on both 7” and 12” singles (see photo).

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 3:24

April 06, 2009

GENTLE PERSUASION - "I'm gonna blow your mind" (1978)

Another great gem all the way from Philly!!! Gentle Persuasion is a female trio performing a mighty fine smooth Soul stepper produced by the legendary Jerry Ross. Taken from their only self-titled LP released on Warner Bros Records in 1978. Enjoy in style.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 3:52

April 01, 2009

BERNARD WRIGHT - "Music is the key" (1981)

This is a truly inspired cover of Weldon Irvine’s composition. Bernard Wright at 16 gives a splendid laid-back performance as well as playing a superb piano solo. He’s also supported by an all-star cast including Marcus Miller on bass, Bobby Broom on guitar, Dave Grusin on synth as well as Luther Vandross and Patti Austin on backing vocals. Taken from his excellent debut LP “Nard” released on GRP/Arista Records in 1981.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:58