January 26, 2013

HIROSHI FUKUMURA feat. Sybil Thomas – “The only one for me” (1985)

Japanese Jazz trombonist Hiroshi Fukumura collaborates with US session vocalist Sybil Thomas providing a marvelous Soul ballad. Taken from his 1985 LP “Hot shot” released on Apollon Music Corp. in Japan. Many thanks to my friend SoulLakis for reminding me this lost gem.

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January 20, 2013

NORWOOD – “Should have been us together” (1987)

Wonderful voice Norwood Berry Young recorded his debut LP “I can’t let you go” on MCA/Magnolia Records in 1987. Here’s one of the best cuts which was also released as a single.

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January 14, 2013

CANDY ASADA – “No, no darling” (1982)

Here’s another surprising Soulful gem from Japan. Taken from her debut LP “Welcome back…to you” released on Atlantic Records only in Japan.

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January 09, 2013

RONNIE WALKER – “You’ve got to try harder (times are bad)” - 1974

Ronnie B. Walker recorded some 7” singles from 1967 to 1975. The one I chose from 1974 is really something! Just to mention that is co-written, arranged and co-produced by the great Vincent Montana Jr. Released on Event Records Inc.

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January 02, 2013

SALENA JONES – “You go to my head” (1995)

Here’s a wonderful remake of the perennial Jazz standard “You go to my head” performed by Salena Jones. Taken from her 1995 album “Over the rainbow” released on JVC Records.

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