Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures Volume 5 CDKEND 485
The tail of this month (October 2019) delivers the releases of Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures Volume 5 from Kenmt Records, it's now 15 years on since the last release in this series, volume 4 and as well 15 years on from Dave Godin's passing on. The album release notes explain the background and such behind this gap in depth, along with the selection and make up of the tracks, a preview can be read below.
The album offers 25 tracks, which include songs that were not available for selection on previous volumes at the time. The booklet includes an interview with Dave by Jon Savage. With track descriptions both from Dave's B&S magazine words and also guest writers.
Release Notes Preview by Ady Croasdale aka @Ady Croasdell
15 years on from “Dave Godin’s Deep Soul Treasures Volume 4”, and from Dave’s death, we present the next 25 sides of significance – selected by Dave, including some he wanted from day one of the series.
It was 1995 when Dave approached me to compile his “Deep Soul Treasures” CD series. He was emerging from a few years away from the scene, and had just started to write about soul music again in a column for Dave Rimmer’s Soulful Kinda Music magazine. The next year, he would contribute sleeve notes for our first “Birth Of Soul” CD which I had compiled with Ace Records director Trevor Churchill, a friend of Dave’s from the 60s. I had read Dave’s columns avidly in the early 70s but had not known him to any degree until he contacted me, thanking me for the inclusion of the Just Brothers’ ‘She Broke His Heart’ on Kent’s “Soul Cities” LP. After developing a working relationship with Ace, he and I began work on the “Treasures” series with the Just Brothers featuring on...
The full release notes can be read (along with more images and purchase options) via https://acerecords.co.uk/dave-godins-deep-soul-treasures-volume-5
Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures Volume 5 Track Listing
1. Who Knows - The Soul City
2. Without Love - Ronnie Taylor
3. Don't Pass Me By - Big Maybelle
4. Where Is the Party - Helena Ferguson
5. Dead! - Carolyn Sullivan
6. Home Is Where the Hatred Is - Esther Phillips
7. I Ain't Got to Love Nobody Else - The Masqueraders
8. I'll Be There (To Make Love to You) - Mark IV
9. I'm Not the One - Kenny Carter
10. Somebody New - The Emotions
11. (Until Then) I'll Suffer - Barbara Lynn
12. Foolish Fool - Dee Dee Warwick
13. My Desires Are Getting the Best of Me - George Jackson
14. These Ain't Raindrops - James Carr
15. Standing at the Crossroads - Eddie & Ernie
16. Can't Last Much Longer - Betty Harris
17. Lovers Always Forgive - Gladys Knight
18. Every Night (I Pray) - The Chantels
19. Satisfaction Guaranteed - Judy White
20. Right Here Is Where You Belong - Jerry Washington
21. I Will - Lattimore Brown
22. It's Too Late (For Tears) - Renee Bailey
23. All I Want Is You - Zilla Mayes
24. What Can I Do (Without You) - Linda Jones
25. Nothing Can Change This Love I Have for You - Z.Z. Hill
In 1997, Dave Godin launched his first Deep Soul Treasures CD. Of the genre he had so masterfully identified, Godin noted, "It is certainly the music of the outsider," before adding that this glorious music he had so skilfully hewn from the rich musical landscape of black America, was, "a form of therapy by which we are brought face to face, with the worst thing we think could happen to us but by experiencing it through the artistic metaphor, we learn the lesson..."