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Masterpieces Of Modern Soul Volume 5 - Kent Records

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Masterpieces Of Modern Soul Volume 5 - Kent Records magazine cover


Masterpieces Of Modern Soul Volume 5  CDKEND 450

Details of a recent release from Kent Records. Now hitting volume five in this series of 70s and 80s soul and there's still no let up, with a 24 track selection of quailty knowns, unknowns, top tips and exclusives.

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70s soul from the vaults, rare dancefloor fillers and collectors’ top tips.

Chock-full of exclusive gems, this new volume in the “Masterpieces” series erupts from the speakers with the Mighty Whites’ unreleased master ‘Given My Life’, a song that would eventually see life as an inferior disco-driven recording by them under the Brotherhood moniker in 1978. It has already been played from acetate across Europe and is widely...
... and you have a terrific mix of sounds from the early 70s right through to the 80s, as a collection these songs are irresistible.

The full release notes from @ady croasdell along with purchase options can be had via





1.    Mighty Whites - "Given My Life"
2.    Leon Thomas - "LOVE"
3.    CJ & Co - "Rainmaker"
4.    John Edwards - "How Can I Go On Without You"
5.    Street People - "Your Momma Had A Baby"
6.    The Independents - "Lucky Fellow"
7.    Eddie Floyd - "Can We Talk It Over" (edit)
8.    Will Hatcher - "What Is Best For Me Is Better For You"
9.    Major Lance - "That's The Story Of My Life"
10.    Millie Jackson - "I'll Continue To Love You" (edit)
11.    Loleatta Holloway - "Mrs So & So's Daughter" (edit)
12.    Felecia Johnson & TSB Inc - "Franchise On Love"
13.    Ty Karim & George Griffin - "Keep On Doin' Whatcha' Doin'" (part 1)
14.    The Moderations - "Ride The Disco Train"
15.    Foxfire - "A Star In The Ghetto" (feat Johnny Adams)
16.    Lee Porter & Peaceful Persuasion - "Nobody's Doin' A Doggone Thing"
17.    Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers - "Dose Of Soul"
18.    Ray Godfrey - "I Ain't Givin' Up" (edit)
19.    Eon - "We'll Go On" (edit)
20.    The Headliners - "I'll Live My Life Loving You"
21.    Herman Davis - "Gotta Be Loved" (part 2)
22.    Reggie Milner - "Hello Stranger"
23.    New Experience - "I Believe" (feat Elayne Starr)
24.    Freddie Scott - "I Guess God Wants It This Way"



updated 23 July 2019


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A few of the tracks have been getting a play on the Soul Brother show on Solar

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"Masterpeices" is a bit of stretch, but this has been a good series with plenty of fine tracks to enjoy.

The best is left to last with the fabulous Freddie Scott.

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2 scans of the leaflet were missing from the original publication

now  added

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L-O-V-E used to sort out the men from the boys  on the dancefloor !

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