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6TS 100 Club 2018 Events Heads Up

By ady croasdell, in Soul Music News,

6TS at the 100 Club dates and heads up on all things 2018

8 New Kent 45 Singles - Out 28 July 2017

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Listing of the new Kent 45s that are due out at the end of the month, 8 at the last count...

Kindle: Life After Dark: A History of British Nightclubs & Music Venues

By source news, in Soul Music News,

While this has been out for a couple of years the free kindle preview (full version priced at £5.99 for 400+ pages) gives us here an excuse to feature this book as part of th…

E.R.I.C. Living the Nightlife - New Soul Junction 45 Release

By chalky, in Soul Music News,

Extra Rich In Class double sider that has been causing waves on various radio shows is the newest release for Soul Junction. First time on 45 for both from E.R.I.C's "Nightli…

50 years ago, this month R&B Voices of the 1967 Riots

By Kenb, in Soul Features,

50 years ago this month. R&B Voices of the 1967 Race Riots.This is just a short piece to acknowledge the 50th anniversary.

Derek Martin - Crowdfunding Album Project

By mike, in Soul Music News,

 all about helping Derek Martin get a new album out kickstarter crowdfunding type project info below... Let's help DEREK MARTIN to take out his new album.

Jimmy Delphs - The Flip Side - Now Out - Only on Hayley Records

By Rob Moss, in Soul Music News,

Hayley Records is proud to announce the release of yet another previously unreleased slice of Detroit soul in the form of the immaculate Jimmy Delphs 'The flip side' b/w Band…

Book - Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul Out Oct 2017

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Details about Stuart Cosgrove latest book have been pushed out, titled 'Memphis 68: The Tragedy of Southern Soul' the 256 page hard cover version is lined up for a 12 October…

Northern Soul Connections #7 - Two Ladies Two Songs

By Kenb, in Soul Features,

Northern Soul Connections #7 - Two Ladies Two Songs This time around we are looking at two ladies and two songs with similar melodies, the ladies being La Reine La Mar and…

Cannonball Records - Grace Love and Big Lee Dowell

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Cannonball Records have two releases out and both are now available out at the stores... read and listen

Lee Fields & The Expressions - New 45 out on Big Crown Records

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Lee Fields & The Expressions - Never Be Another You flipped with Lover Man. Read and listen! Plus July + UK and European Tour Dates

The Invisible Man: The Story of Rod Temperton - Kindle preview

By mike, in Soul Music News,

The Invisible Man: The Story of Rod Temperton, the 'Thriller' Songwriter Kindle and Hardcover – 1 Jun 2017 by Jed Pitman (Author) Kindle Preview

Interview with Mark IVs Otis Brown Jr via Cordial recordings

By source news, in Soul Features,

As part of the release promotion of Mark IV - Hang Ups / Give Me Just A Little (two unissued tracks) Cordial Recordings have pushed out an interview with  Otis Brown Jr rega…

Team Louis - Exus Trek - A Sponsored Midnight Walk

By Triode, in Soul Music News,

News about a sponsored walk taking place to raise money for Bolton Hospice in memory of John Treharne Lewis aka Soul Source member Louis. Midnight Memories Walk 2017, 17 Jun …

BBC Radio 6 Northern Soul World Cup

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Steve Lamacq's Northern Soul World Cup From 5 to 9 June, we will be crowning another champion in the latest edition of our, always popular, occasionally divisive, musical Wo…

Nothing But A House Party: The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967-71 - New Kent Release

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Details and preview of a new release from Kent Records, Nothing But A House Party: The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967-71. Read and listen...

New Melvin Brown Release - Izipho Soul July 2017

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Info on a new release from Izipho Soul Label - MELVIN BROWN & JAMES MATTHEWS - CRYING FOR YOUR LOVE (Previously unreleased) / LOVE STORMY WEATHER - Read and listen

Soul Junction: Robert Montgomery - Time Of The Day/Take Me High SJ537

By chalky, in Soul Music News,

Robert Montgomery returns with his follow up release to his immensely popular SJ1007 45, “I Need You Girl” with two previously unissued cuts he modern soul dancer ‘Time Of Th…

True Soul - Rare Soul Weekender - Edinburgh - Friday 29th Sept 2017

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Word on this years Scottish Rare Soul Weekender - True Soul this September from Colin Law aka @Hop Scotch Jump being held in The Wee Red Bar in Edinburgh

EBay High Flyers - Most Valued Soul Records - May 2017

By source news, in Soul Music News,

The just gone ebay soul auction high flyers from the month of May...

Northern Soul Connections #6 - into my ark 2 x 2

By Kenb, in Soul Features,

Northern Connections hits #6! Latest in this series of soul infographics from Kenb takes a 2 by 2 connection as its theme

Wayne McGhie - The Love You Save (prev. unreleased) - Tramp

By pleasedtobeheard, in Soul Music News,

A new 45rpm single release from Tramp Records with a previously unreleased soul tune by canadian singer Wayne McGhie.

Cordial Recordings Label Launch - Mark IV Unreleased Tracks

By source news, in Soul Music News,

News of a new record label launch and their first release! Unissued cuts from Mark IV. Read and listen now...

Soul Music News Feature

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Soul Music News Feature - a 2017 intro refresh

Tanika Charles - Endless Chain - Record Kicks

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Here's a good #fridayfeeling thing Out today Tanika Charles new single on Record Kicks - Endless Chain 

Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life - Kindle

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life - Already featuring in bestseller charts the Kindle version of this recent published book is now available both to purchase and preview....

Detroit A Go Go - Oct 18-23 Oct 2017 - 5 Day Soul Event

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Word from Phil Dick of an upcoming event that is being held in Detroit USA over 5 days this October. Event information follows...

Listen in full - The Como Mamas New Daptone Album Move Upstairs

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Word via Daptone that you can listen to The Como Mamas' new album Move Upstairs in full via  the NPR Music website.

C4 Doc - I Was There When House Took Over The World

By source news, in Soul Music News,

I Was There When House Took Over The World is a two part documentary series charting the birth of house music, available to watch online in the UK on C4s All 4 online service

EBay High Flyers - Most Valued Soul Records - 10th May 2017

By source news, in Soul Music News,

The just gone ebay soul auction high flyers from the last 40 days...

Soultrip USA - Las Vegas - March 2018

By source news, in Soul Music News,

News on the popular Soultrip USA returning March 2018 at Las Vegas

Freddie North - What Are You Doing To Me - The Complete A-Bet Recordings Plus 

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Here's news about a most recent release from Kent Records. Freddie North  - What Are You Doing To Me - The Complete A-Bet Recordings Plus 

Troy Marrs and the Dynamics

By Windlesoul, in Soul Features,

The story behind the Texas singer and band who gave us "Rhythm Message".

Bob Holmes' Nashville Soul - New Kent Records releases

By source news, in Soul Music News,

The latest releases from Kent have just hit the streets running this weekend. First off word about a 'tie in release'.... Bob Holmes' Nashville Soul CDKEND 463

One Hundred Nights at the 100 Club - Kickstarter

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Just about a week left on this kickstarter project... One Hundred Nights at the 100 Club Book

Kindle - Searching For Soul by Reg Stickings

By source news, in Soul Music News,

A preview of the kindle version of Searching For Soul: a life surrounded by Soul Music and lovely people by Reg Stickings

Sad News - Timothy Wilson has passed on.

By mike, in Soul Music News,

Reported via member @Dave Thorley the sad news that Timothy Wilson has passed on.

Northern Soul Connections #5 - Philadelphian Funk Brothers

By Kenb, in Soul Features,

It's time for #5 in this now established series of soul infographics from Kenb Three of 'The Philadelphian Funk Brothers'

McKinley Mitchell - My Sweet Baby Secret Stash - New 45

By Mark Bicknell, in Soul Music News,

McKinley Mitchell - My Sweet Baby b/w Now That You're Gone - One-Derful/Secret Stash. Read and listen...

Sad News Cuba Gooding Sr RIP

By mike, in Soul Music News,

Mary Love's daughter Robbie just reported that Main Ingredient lead singer Cuba Gooding Sr died 5 hours ago. Beautiful vocalist  https://www.soul-source.co.uk/soulforum/topi…

Detroit's Soul Ambassador Melvin Davis Live on TV

By Rob Wigley, in Soul Music News,

Detroit's Soul Ambassador Melvin Davis is live in studio! Click on Detroit Tv has online a live video interview/feature with Detroit's soul Ambassador himself.

Selling Collection To Fund Medical Bills - Paul Tp

By mike, in Soul Music News,

Paul recently posted up in the sales forum news that he was selling his record collection in order to pay for medical treatment for his terminal cancer.

Sweet Soul release from Symphonical Records

By The Milk Man, in Soul Music News,

Mike Adame - Chicanita / This Time (Symphonical Records)

New Movie DETROIT out this summer

By Roburt, in Soul Music News,

When the 1967 Detroit riots broke out, a big show was underway at the Fox Theatre. The Dramatics were there for a 7 day stint. They booked themselves into the Algiers Motel f…

The Holidays: Getting Kind Of Soulful - New Soul Junction Release

By chalky, in Soul Music News,

Soul Junctions latest CD release is an excellent compilation covering the Holidays/New Holidays from 1969 onwards, 15 tracks with both issued and unissued material is feature…

Joseph Macwan - Climb That Mountain - New Release

By perux, in Soul Music News,

Written and produced by the Sonic Wax Team (pre-orders posted 20th April)

The Last Cleethorpes Weekender?

By source news, in Soul Music News,

A front page news highlight of a recent post by Ady C on the future of the Cleethorpes Weekenders

Magnum - Evolution (Beats Edit) B/W It's The Music That Makes Us Do It

By BrewerytownBeats, in Soul Music News,

Magnum ‎– Evolution (Beats Edit) / It's The Music That Makes Us Do It - Label: The Phoenix ‎– 1415, Brewerytown Beats ‎– PHN-BB-01 Format: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single Country: …

Chairmen Of The Board - All I Need Is You Tonight

By chalky, in Soul Music News,

Chairmen Of The Board return to recording with a McKinley Jackson arrangement, written and produced by Marvin & Melvin Steals (Four Perfections) on the MoPhilly International…

Rob Smith - Vinyl Dealer feature on Notts TV

By mike, in Soul Music News,

The Notts Tv website has a feature on Nottinghams famous wheeler dealer... Rob Smith

Spyder Turner - Live in the UK - One night only

By wiganer1, in Soul Music News,

Spyder Turner Llve - Nuneaton Coop Oldies All-nighter

Nina Simone & Sharon Jones on Netflix UK

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Netflix uk have currently available both the 'Miss Sharon Jones' and 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' films for viewing

Sonny Knight Not Well. April and May Tour Dates Cancelled

By source news, in Soul Music News,

Sonny Knight Battles Cancer. The 68-year-old singer and his band, The Lakers, cancel April and May tour dates.

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