April 24, 2012

LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY – “Cry to me” (1975)

One of the most soulful moments of the late Loleatta Holloway. Co-written by the great Sam Dees. It’s the title track of her 1975 LP released on Aware Records.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 5:45

April 18, 2012

GENE PAGE feat. Merry Clayton – “With you in the night” (1980)

Magical collaboration between two of the most prolific artists in the Soul scene. The producer/arranger Gene Page and session singer Merry Clayton. This great composition was co-written by Leon Ware and Herb Alpert. Taken from Gene’s LP “Love starts after dark” released on Arista Records in 1980.

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

April 12, 2012

MARVA HICKS – “Looking over my shoulder” (1978)

This is Marva Hicks’ very first recording released only on 7” single on Infinity Records in 1978. She joined the group “The Eighties Ladies” in 1981 and then she became well-known when she recorded her debut solo album in 1991 on Polydor Records.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 3:34http://www.mediafire.com/?ynuj9dvyqvmp0z7

April 08, 2012

SAMMY DAVIS JR. – “Keep your eye on the sparrow” (1976)

Sammy was a very talented dancer, singer, multi-instrumentalist impressionist, comedian and actor. Here he performs a classic Jazzy Soul tune written by the great Dave Grusin. It was the main theme for the detective TV series “Baretta” aired on ABC in the late ‘70s.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 2:24http://www.mediafire.com/?7nubh9b2nl337c2

April 02, 2012

ERI KOJIMA – “Lonely feeling” (1984)

Japanese Soul rarity at its best !!! This gem is going to blow you away. Released only as a B side of her 7” single “Foul play” on Canyon Records in 1984 in Japan. Stay tuned for more Japanese Soul magic in future posts.

Download file below (320 kbps)Total time 5:19