March 30, 2010

EMILIO SANTIAGO – “Doce viver” (2000)

Dreamy sweetness arranged with a warm Jazzy instrumentation. Written by multi-talented Marcos Valle !!! Taken from Emilio’s wonderful CD album “Bossa Nova” released on Sony Records in 2000.

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

March 25, 2010

ROY AYERS with SYLVIA STRIPLIN – “Love fantasy” (1980)

Roy’s trademark Jazzy Soul brilliance is showcased here on this extended mellow duet with Sylvia Striplin. It’s the title track taken from his 1980 LP released on Polydor Records.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 6:28

March 20, 2010

BARBARA JEAN ENGLISH – “He knows my key is always in the mailbox” (1972)

Early 70’s classic New Jersey Soul produced by the great George Kerr. Taken from her LP “So many ways” released on Alithia Records in 1972.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 3:50

March 15, 2010


Wonderful voice! Before making his solo project, he worked as a lead vocalist for LAKESIDE in 1986 and THE TEMPTATIONS in 1998. The featured track is taken from his debut CD album “Best kept secret” released on UgoBo Enterprises in 2003.

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

March 10, 2010

KITTY AND THE HAYWOODS – “Mystic stranger” (1981)

One of the finest Soul gems recorded in the early 80’s. Written by Phyllis St. James and produced by Gene Barge. Although the same track was also recorded by Jean Carne the same year, Kitty’s performance is simply awesome. Taken from the LP “Excuse me, I’ve got a life to catch” released on Capitol Records in 1981.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:26

March 05, 2010

PEABO BRYSON – “Crazy love” (1988)

Classy Soul heaven! This amazing song was included only as a bonus track on Peabo’s “Positive” CD album in 1988. Note that it’s co-written by Michael J. Powell and Dianne Quander !!!

I wanna send a special thanks to my friend/collector Paul Grestock for this exceptional track.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 4:15