News and details about a recent release from Kent Record. Billed as 'The first career anthology of one of soul music’s most beloved female vocalists' this is a comp that if we ever had an album of the month slot on here then this would be a contender.
The opening paragraph of the release notes on Ace record websites by Tony Rounce set the scene...
Soul music has never had a singer with the extraordinary vocal power of New Jersey’s Linda Jones. Her arsenal of vocal shrieks, wails, passion, sanctity and full-on fire has enthralled soul fans since she burst onto the scene with her breakthrough hit ‘Hypnotized’ in 1967. Those who know and love her work will vociferously tell you she is, simply, the greatest female soul singer of all time. At the very least, she is up there with any of her internationally famous peers, yet her catalogue remains largely unrecognised outside of soul’s inner sanctum....
Details and previews follow below ,
Check out the Ace Records website link below for both purchase and full release notes
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2. Lonely Teardrops
3. I'm Taking Back My Love
4. Take The Boy Out Of The Country
5. Fugitive From Love
6. You Hit Me Like Tnt
7. Give My Love A Try
8. A Last Minute Miracle
9. What've I Done (To Make You Mad)
10. My Heart Needs A Break
11. That's When I'll Stop Loving You
12. Just Can't Live My Life (Without You Baby)
13. I'll Be Sweeter Tomorrow
14. Can You Blame Me?
15. Ooh Baby You Move Me
16. I Do
17. If Only We Had Met Sooner
18. I Can't Make It Alone
19. Stay With Me Forever
21. Not On The Outside
22. I'm So Glad I Found You (with The Whatnauts)
23. I've Given You The Best Years Of My Life
24. Your Precious Love
Ace Records Website Link - for full release notes and purchase options