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  1. Ohio Players and P-Funk legend Walter 'Junie' Morrison dies aged 62 news via @Kenb reported via https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/feb/17/junie-morrison-dead-ohio-players-parliament-funkadelic-dies and http://www.soultracks.com/story-walter-junie-morrison-dies
  2. with downloading latest us series, pvr recordings, iplayer type sites the choice of what to watch should be huge, but.... still pushed at times to find something that be a "must watch" maybe a case for spoilt for choice? so own "must watches" is low at the moment "games of thrones" was the last one only the second series of the walking dead ,is one that would say that comes close to a must watch whats the ones that are missing ? throw up your own "current tv must watches...." ?
  3. whats his name sister was the got spot above Sunday on BBC see's this looking forward to this, as I am a sucker for 'what if' type history tv programmes and fairly sure read the book years ago anything else upcoming worth a 'reminder' ?
  4. that 'this lonely man' always sounded like 'northern line' to me of course I knew that it wasn't an song in homage to that particular london underground line but as never gave it that much more attention (and quite liked the idea of him singing about such) I never knew for sure what the actual proper words were till reading now... so a thanks for that
  5. just edited for ya again its good to see members both making and getting max use of our front page news feature https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/news-soul/
  6. can catch a lot of these quality vids posted up by @Venus and @Shelly74 over the years right on here https://www.soul-source.co.uk/soulforum/videos/
  7. just noticed that this had been knocked off at some time recent its now back (members only) and working if you do see something missing or not working on here then helps a lot if you give us a shout - either via this forum or pm or contact us... thanks
  8. another feature addition a return of the 'similar topics' feature at the bottom of every topic there should now show to members a similar topics box bear in mind that due to the amount of posts the 'matching' is fairly simple a trial run , see how it goes
  9. moorside finished, enjoyed it game of thrones spot anyone?
  10. 'joke' post regarding anal sex etc removed, member given warning this is a public forum, we do get a wide range of people reading this and other forums we do expect members to bear this in mind when posting
  11. hi have a read of the first post in this topic that contains the basic info/score then if you can get in touch via pms with dates etc can take it from there cheers mike
  12. Soul Source has an inhouse banner system offering soul music fans an affordable way of spreading the word on their soul related projects while supporting the site Exposure Banners are shown at the top of every Soul Source page and also on other sites (currently Soulful Kinda Music Website) Slots The amount of exposures each banner gets does depend on the amount of slots booked There are a max of 20 slots So the max ratio will always be 1 exposure for 20 page views (the current actual banner exposure to views ratio does depend on the amount of slots booked but will never exceed 1 in 20 views) it is possible to book more than 1 slot per banner (so you can have double or triple exposures rates) eg 2 exposures for 20 views - which then equates to a max 1 in 10 ratio Image Format It is cheaper and quicker if you supply your own banner image in the format below format: gif, jpg, png image size: 460x60 file size: max 75kb Soul Source can supply a banner however it does cost extra and if its a busy time work wise then there may be delays to the completion of the banner Cost/Rates A new basic banner slot starts at £25 per month Discount are available for block bookings Current discount rates (Apr 2015) 3-6 months = £10 discount 6-12 months = £20 discount 12+ month = £25 discount Can book more than 1 slot per banner (so have a double ora triple exposures ratio) Payment Payment is normally done using the inhouse payment system or via paypal direct. Display The banners display on 2 sites at the moment soul source - here soulfulkindamusic - http://www.soulfulkindamusic.net Ordering Etc Please use the contact us link ( banner section) below /contact/ Soul Source is a independent self-supporting website, as in it is supported by advertising such as these banners. info as at April 2016
  13. Sad news. Being reported that Al Jarreau has passed away today Feb 12 His website has the below posted... Al Jarreau passed away this morning, February 12, 2017. He was in the hospital, kept comfortable by his wife, son, and a few family and close friends. He will be missed. The family asks that no flowers or gifts are sent. Instead, please consider a contribution to the Wisconsin Foundation for School Music, a wonderful organization which supports music opportunities, teachers, and scholarships for students in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin. Link to the donation Page: http://foundation4schoolmusic.org/lifetime-achievement-award/al-jarreau/. Even if you do not plan to contribute, please visit that page and give yourself a minute to watch a beautiful tribute video which was produced by Wisconsin Public Television. Please visit http://aljarreau.com/1659-2/ to read the full article/post
  14. again good to see people getting the max use out of the soul source front page news feature todays repeat play here
  15. help feature should help you get to the event guide once there members can add an event via that https://www.soul-source.co.uk/source-help//
  16. crikey this is a strong release ! check the promo sample out for some smile on your face monday morning time
  17. News passed on by @Rick Cooper British record producer, songwriter and executive John Schroeder passed away on 31 January at the age of 82, after a long fight with cancer. wikipedia.... John Francis Schroeder (January 1935[1] – 31 January 2017) was a British pop and easy listening composer, arranger, songwriter and record producer. In 1961, Schroeder won an Ivor Novello Award for co-writing "Walkin' Back to Happiness". Schroeder worked as an A&R assistant to Norrie Paramor at Columbia Records. He was also a songwriter and, with Mike Hawker, wrote the song "Walkin' Back to Happiness", which in a version by Helen Shapiro reached number one in the UK Singles Chart during 1961. Schroeder also co-wrote two other hits for Shapiro, "Don't Treat Me Like a Child", a UK #3 and "You Don't Know", which reached #1 in August 1961. Later he moved to independent British label, Oriole as A&R chief, and whilst he was there he brokered an early licensing deal with Motown for British distribution on the label. It subsequently issued such singles as The Contours' "Do You Love Me" and "Fingertips" by Little Stevie Wonder. In the mid 1960s, Schroeder moved to Pye and formed the instrumental pop outfit Sounds Orchestral with Johnny Pearson. They had an international hit with their version of "Cast Your Fate to the Wind", which included reaching No. 5 in the UK chart. With this group as well as under several other names, including his own, he released a large number of easy listening covers of popular songs. While many of these saw little critical acclaim upon release, there was a resurgence in interest in them in the 1990s, when they became popular tracks in London dance clubs, and appeared on soundtracks to films such as the Ocean's Eleven franchise. During his tenure with Pye, Schroeder oversaw their Piccadilly subsidiary label, eventually launching the career (after several false starts) of Status Quo, beginning in 1968 with their first hit, "Pictures of Matchstick Men". In the early 1970s, John Schroeder started Alaska Records, best known for the label's work with Cymande.The Alaska label was subsequently joined by another founded by Schroeder, Janus Records. In the early 1980s, John Schroeder moved to Canada, living and working there until the early 1990s. He started Centamark International with Gary Bizzo in Vancouver as consultants to the music industry in 1981 He later lived in Surrey, England. His autobiography, Sex and Violins was published in 2009. Two years later, Schroeder again became an author, writing and publishing a second book titled, Cozy Cats Cottage plc
  18. 2 political posts removed as per site policy and member spain pete given warning reference posting such https://www.soul-source.co.uk/soulforum/topic/349523-freebasing-no-political-or-religious-posts-please/
  19. great pass on yep talking and sharing always going to be a good thing here's some cover art...
  20. see if this has legs? posts of art type stuff thats soul/vinyl related first off a page of some great takes that include some familiar names https://freakoutville.wordpress.com/gallery/
  21. for those who do... After months of rumour, it has been confirmed Prince's music will become available to stream this weekend. Spotify, the world's biggest streaming platform, told the BBC that all of Prince's albums from 1978 to 1996 would be part of the deal. The BBC understands the music will also arrive on Apple Music and Napster. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-38922167
  22. good to see members making max use of the site features in a worthwhile way thanks for the pass on mike
  23. yeah right topic closed as per long running policy
  24. here we go yet again we see a bit of a light hearted humour thread taken down this crappy ott road not wanted or needed if all you have got to offer is calling people twats then go somewhere else
  25. Soul Source music video feature announcement Name: Magic Touch Story - Melba Moore at Baltic Soul Weekender 3 Category: Events Live Date Added: 2017-02-09 Submitter: mike Video Description: The Magic Touch Story - Melba Moore at Baltic Soul Weekender 3 watch now... Magic Touch Story - Melba Moore at Baltic Soul Weekender 3 Soul Source Video Feature 2016