Unearthing Kenny Carter - Guardian Article

Unearthing Kenny Carter - Guardian Article magazine cover

The Guardian recently featured a paragraph or four regarding Kenny Carter as part of their weekly column Music Notes:. Preview and link follow below......

Unearthing Kenny Carter, soul’s unluckiest lover
Ben Beaumont-Thomas, music editor
A genre coinage that has never really caught on, but perhaps should, is “deep soul”, the name given by record collector Dave Godin to a certain kind of emotionally raw mid-century soul music informed by the downbeat lyrical themes of the blues. Godin’s compilations of this stuff, Deep Soul Treasures (on Ace Records), are full of fleetingly famous soul stars whose seven-inch singles a certain kind of pork pie-hatted gentleman would spend his children’s university fund on...

Walk over to the weekly column article titled 'Musical notes: how male pop stars are making love songs all about them for the full read'

  https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/mar/11/musical-notes-how-male-pop-stars-are-making-love-songs-all-about-them/ 

 

 


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Thanks Mike, great timing as we have a CD of 22 fully produced RCA tracks on Kenny from 1966 coming out in late May. It will be a truly astonishing CD 

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There was a nice video put together on you tube

I assume the info is correct

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59 minutes ago, Blackpoolsoul said:

There was a nice video put together on you tube

I assume the info is correct

Not really, Kennys RCA recordings were before the Detroit Magnificents which was a one off random session. The group also featured Brooks O’Dell. The images are largely unrelated to the song 

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56 minutes ago, Ady Croasdell said:

Not really, Kennys RCA recordings were before the Detroit Magnificents which was a one off random session. The group also featured Brooks O’Dell. The images are largely unrelated to the song 

I did wonder ? that's why I posted it, thanks Ady

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Showdown is immense.

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