Greetings folks, sorry its been a while, in between work and music I find myself with very little time but on this occasion I feel inspired to share this album with you lovely people. Once in a while these rare gems land in my ears and influence me to just throw the boat out and […]Read more "Andre Devaugn & The Seventh Groove Consortium – Transient Reality"
Soul Power is a 2008 documentary film directed by Jeff Levy-Hinte about the Zaire 74 music festival in Kinshasa which accompanied the Rumble in the Jungle heavyweight boxing championship match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in October 1974. The film was made from archival footage; other footage shot at the time focusing on the […]Read more "Soul Power, Full documentary/ concert (2008)"
Greetings to all soulful people and universal minds, Summer is finally here and I’ve been saving some quality classic summertime soul to provide them soular rays for your inspiration. Album: Leon Ware – Musical massage Label: Motown Year: 1976 Usually when this season kicks off you’ll find me digging out the Isley Brothers albums (obvious […]Read more "Leon Ware – Musical Massage"
On this weeks news that Pharrell & some Rick Astley looking clown called Robin Thicke have been sued by Marvin Gaye’s estate for plagiarism for their track ‘Blurred lines’ which even to an untrained ear is a total rip off of Marvin’s 1977 classic ‘Got to give it up’.But this really isn’t nothing new, people […]Read more
The South Bronx Puerto Rican street gang/ community peacekeepers and musicians ‘The ghetto brothers’ were solely responsible for inciting the peace meeting of all the neighborhood gangs of New York such as The Savage Skulls, Savage Nomads and ‘The Black Spades’ of which the Godfather of hip hop Afrika Bambaataa held the title of ‘Warlord’ and later […]Read more "Foundations.."
Warmest greeting to all soulful people and universal minds, I have compiled and remastered some of my favorite soul/rare groove tracks that I will add to my blog each week.This one caught my ear around 15 years ago but I had completely forgotten about it until recently, definitely the best track from the Pointer sister’s […]Read more "The Pointer sisters – Don’t it drive you crazy"
If you’re as fanatical about soulful music as me, in particular from the 70’s, then there’s certain albums you unquestionably need to have in your collection and this weeks album.is an absolute masterpiece thatr may have escaped your attention. Artist: The 24 carat black Album: Ghetto:Misfortune’s wealth Genre: Soul/Funk Label: Stax Year: 1973 ‘Ghetto:Misfortune’s wealth’ is […]Read more "Ghetto misfortune’s wealth"