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CHRIS’S COVERS….

Last October we enjoyed a new version of the Isley Brothers’ 1975 classic ‘For The Love Of You’. This new take was rather special…. it...

MANU DIBANGU DIES

Coronavirus claimed its first victim from the world of soul, jazz and funk when the death on March 24th of African sax star MANU DIBANGO...
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JUST BE THANKFUL…

William DeVaughn’s ‘Be Thankful’ is a 24 carat soul classic – with a message more important now than ever! It has, of course, been covered...
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SKIP MAHONEY DIES…

US music sites are reporting the death “sometime in March” of Washington soul singer SKIP MAHONEY. Mahoney (real surname Mahoaney) formed his band The Casuals...
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KENNY ROGERS DIES….

By now you’ll be aware that country star KENNY ROGERS died on Friday, 20th March aged 81. The Texas born singer was a country icon,...
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GET IN THE GROOVE….

In their earlier days loads and loads of top names have won the famed Apollo talent show. Recently a young man, OMAR WILSON secured a...
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AYERS AND GRACES….

bbe Music have just released a real treat for fans of good ol’ ROY AYERS. Their people recently went through the tapes of Ayers’ ‘Virgin...
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NO RISK… NO REWARD…

‘No Risk No Reward’ is the upcoming long player from acclaimed US gospel star Isaac Carree. The set is Carree’s first album in a long...
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MORE MIND READING…

Latest offering from UK soul/jazz guitarist DAVE MASCALL is a remix of a remix! You may remember his recent rework of a tune from his...