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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 soul source, 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 soul source, 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 soul source, in Soul Music News,

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

Birth Of Soul Detroit Edition - Kent Records - Out Today

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Out today! A new release from Kent Records titled... Birth Of Soul - Special Detroit Edition 1961-64. It's the latest in a long running series of 'Birth Of Soul' themed kent…

EBay High Flyers - Most Valued Soul Records - March 2017

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

The just gone ebay high flyers. March 2017

Unsung: A Tribute to James Brown TvOne

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

from Tvone Unsung a 40 minute full episode online video  Unsung: A tribute to James Brown

Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield - Kindle

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

A Kindle preview of a recent music biography ... Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield by Todd Mayfield.

Pat Bradys 60th Birthday celebrations at Leeds - May 7th 2017

By Rob Wigley, in Soul Music News,

Well they say “time & tide waits for no man”, well as incredible as it may seem, Premium record dealer, Wigan Casino & Stafford

Sharon Jones with E L Fields Gospel Wonders - Preview

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Sharon Jones with E.L. Fields Gospel Wonders "Heaven Bound" / "Key To The Kingdom" Preview

Northern Soul Connections #4 - Debonaires

By Kenb, in Soul Features,

It's the spring issue of member Kenb's now regular infographic Northern Connections series

More More More Soul Source

By mike, in Soul Music News,

Just a quick highlight of changes to the top structure of Soul Source. After the recent upgrade we are now going...

R.I.P Steve Aldo

By Simsy, in Soul Music News,

R.I.P Steve Aldo

House of Broken Hearts by E. Mark Windle

By Windlesoul, in Soul Music News,

The northern soul of a southern city. A biographical collection of solo artists and groups from 1960s Nashville.

Soul Map Gets Events - Site News

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Recent improvements to the Soul Maps feature means that can now 'announce' the addition of all soul source events to the soul ma

Sad News - Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge has passed on

By mike, in Soul Music News,

Reported in the msm the sad news that Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge has passed on at the age of 60

Charity Soul at Prestatyn Northern Soul Weekender

By the Happy Hooker, in Soul Music News,

Prestatyn yn gwneud ei rhan dros Soul Elusen- (Pretstatyn does its bit for Charity Soul)

The Night Owl Take Over of Birmingham Town Hall

By Maryam Snape, in Soul Music News,

The Night Owl take over listed building Birmingham Town Hall and make use of it's massive wooden dance floor.

Trailer - Detroit '67 film - 12th and Clairmount

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Detroit Free Press website is running a news item of an upcoming new documentary about Detroit's summer of 1967. Watch trailer

Northern Soul and Age in 2017 - Carry On Regardless?

By soul source, in Soul Features,

Spring 2017 Points Of View. Discussion on some interesting 2017 soul related topics. Northern soul and age ?...

Roy Roberts Experience LP/CD

By pleasedtobeheard, in Soul Music News,

The Roy Robert Experience - A collection of his recorded output from 1967 until 1980

The Soulful Side of GME & Musette Records - Tramp records

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Tramp Records continue their fine releases with this fine comp that is available right now in 3 formats - download, vinyl and cd

Comp - Win Manhattan Soul 3 Kent CD

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Win a preview copy of this fine Kent Records release - Manhattan Soul 3

In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

In The Midnight Hour The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett by Tony Fletcher - Hardcover and Kindle editions

Pied Piper Finale - Kent Records - Now Out!

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Pied Piper: Finale - Kent Records. The final volume of Pied Piper material has been released, Read and listen...

EBay High Flyers - Most Valued Soul Records - Feb 2017

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Time for a overdue look at some of the most recent ebay high finishers...

Save the Ritz

By Mod66, in Soul Music News,

No name change for this Venue

Pratt & Moody - Lost Lost Lost - Timmion New Release

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

The third outing on the Timmion sublabel Stylart is from Pratt & Moody - Lost Lost Lost, listen and read...

Twisted Wheel II: Brazennose & Whitworth Street 1963-1971 Out Now

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Details of a new vinyl lp from Outta Sight Records, titled Twisted Wheel II: Brazennose & Whitworth Street 1963-1971

Motown Related Auction 22 and 23 Feb 2017 (including the Andantes)

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

This week sees some motown related items up for grabs in a record auction being held at the auction site The Salesroom dot com.

Otis Clay I Got Problems One-Derful/Secret Stash Now Available

By Mark Bicknell, in Soul Music News,

Stunning double header, I Got Problems b/w Thank You Love - One-derful/Secret Stash now available

Soulnaturals - You Make Me Feel Like I Can Change The World

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

Soulnaturals (feat Kylie Auldist) have a new single out right now (17 Feb 2017) on the British Soul Standard label

Manchester Soul Weekender - 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2017

By Darren Sykes, in Soul Music News,

An international, multi-cultural festival of soul music in the heart of the city of Manchester. Over 40 hours of music 24+djs...

Gillespie & Co - Sunshine People 7 - Funk Night Records Out Now

By Soulfly, in Soul Music News,

read and listen - a new 7 single out now on Detroit City's Funk Night Records

New: The Delights - Listen To Me Girl - Soul Junction

By chalky, in Soul Music News,

Unreleased Philly Soul from the The Delights backed with Modern Soul magic from Tearra.

The Story - Inspirations - No One Else Can Take Your Place

By chalky, in Soul Features,

Thanks to Kev Roberts the story behind The Inspirations on Breakthrough, one of Northern Soul's rarest records.

New Release: Teakwood - A Distant Star LP

By BadSamba, in Soul Music News,

Teakwood - A Distant Star LP read and listen....

Northern Soul Connections #3 - Valentines

By Kenb, in Soul Features,

Northern Soul Connections - Time for the third in this ongoing series of northern soul music themed infographics, valentines...

Stone Foundation featuring Bettye LaVette - New Single and Upcoming LP

By soul source, in Soul Music News,

New single from Stone Foundation featuring Bettye LaVette. Titled 'Season of Change' this single is taken from Stone Foundations