Category: Reviews

December 2017: Reissue Reviews

PHYLLIS HYMAN: DELIVER THE LOVE: THE ANTHOLOGY (SoulMusic Records) Following on from a trio of her re-issued albums on SoulMusic Records, here’s the next, focusing on the Pittsburgh-born Ms Hyman’s Buddah and Arista Records era, a rich period in her recording career, lovingly encompassing two CDs. It’s a totally biased review this time because there’s … Read more →

Book Review: FLORIDA SOUL: From Ray Charles To KC and The Sunshine Band by JOHN CAPOUYA

While a number of US cities have long been associated with soul music – think Memphis, Detroit, Philadelphia, Chicago, New York, New Orleans and Los Angeles – Miami isn’t an automatic add to that list. Not that the city hasn’t produced its fair share of hitmakers: for most soul music lovers, Miami and other cities … Read more →


MELBA MOORE: STANDING RIGHT HERE: THE ANTHOLOGY – THE BUDDAH & EPIC YEARS (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) A fabulous musical trip in two halves. Firstly, we’re invited to remember Melba’s Buddah years in 1975 when she began her journey into stardom. Here we are heavyweight in hits via the international smash “This Is It”, hotly followed by … Read more →


GLADYS KNIGHT: THE SOLO COLLECTION EXPANDED EDITIONS (SOULMUSIC.COM RECORDS) Oh my – how I remember these albums on their first outing, where the elegance of the lady is matched only by her warm, soulful deliveries that cover all emotions, with a defining edge that has often been imitated but never replaced. Gladys’ voice is one … Read more →

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