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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.

Birth Of Soul Detroit Edition - Kent Records - Out Today

By source news, 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 source news, in Soul Music News,

The just gone ebay high flyers. March 2017

Unsung: A Tribute to James Brown TvOne

By source news, 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 source news, 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 source news, 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 source news, 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 source news, 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 source news, 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 source news, 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 source news, in Soul Music News,

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