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Yvonne Vernee

Discovered at a talent show singing with Detroit girl group The Donays, Yvonee was offered a solo contract at Correc-Tone when the group disbanded and created the northern soul anthem Just Like You Did Me.  Shortly after she was recruited to replace Saundra Edwards in...

The Whispers

In the annals of R&B history, the Whispers have earned a solid and memorable position as one of the world’s longest-running vocals groups. Celebrating over 50 years in the industry, they are the cream of soul, embellishing smooth ballads and upbeat dance...

Deniece Williams is back with a great new release

A true legend of soul, 4 x Grammy winning Deniece, with her distinctive vocal style and four octave range, has treated us to a career full of great hits, and now 50+ years after her debut recording she's back with a brand new single and sounding as strong as ever....

Sunday Williams

Sunday Williams' northern soul 45 'Ain't Got No Problems' was local label AlTeen's biggest success.  It was soon picked up by Chess records, although not enough to prevent the stuggling AlTeen label from folding. Sunday continued to work as a backing singer /...

Dutch Robinson

Singer, songwriter, producer and actor Teddy 'Dutch' Robinson was the original lead singer with the Ohio Players and stayed for their first 3 albums before leaving for a solo career that produced the modern soul classic 'Can't Get Along Without You' Teaming up with...

Billy Valentine

Singer, songwriter, producer and one half of the Valentine Brothers, began his professional career as a warm up artist for the likes of Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack before being invited to join the Young Holt Trio to form Young Holt Unlimited. Ady caught up with...

Jeanie Tracy

Described by Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle as being one of the top ten singers of all time, Jeanie is probably best known for her self-penned modern soul classic Making New Friends. Her career began long before that sought-after 45 and continues to this day and...

Kevin Sanlin (Montclairs / Perry & Sanlin)

Singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist Kevin helped form The Montclairs who were a sweet vocal harmony group in St Louis.  Their debut recording brought them to the attention of the legendary Oliver Sain who took them to Jewel/Paula records where northern soul...

New release from Chairmen Of The Board

With one of soul music's all-time great group names, The Chairmen Of The Board has pleased music lovers for over 50 years.  Formed in Detroit, the Chairmen were one of the first acts signed by songwriting legends Holand/Dozier/Holland for their newly formed Invictus...

Marvin Gaye – More Trouble (1972) previously unreleased

More trouble is an LP of unreleased and alternate tracks from Marvin's seminal blaxploitation soundtrack and features an unedited version of the much sampled T Plays It Cool, an extended version of the title track plus more You can buy yours here

Yvonne Vernee

Discovered at a talent show singing with Detroit girl group The Donays, Yvonee was offered a solo contract at Correc-Tone when the group disbanded and created the northern soul anthem Just Like You Did Me.  Shortly after she was recruited to replace Saundra Edwards in...

The Whispers

In the annals of R&B history, the Whispers have earned a solid and memorable position as one of the world’s longest-running vocals groups. Celebrating over 50 years in the industry, they are the cream of soul, embellishing smooth ballads and upbeat dance...

Deniece Williams is back with a great new release

A true legend of soul, 4 x Grammy winning Deniece, with her distinctive vocal style and four octave range, has treated us to a career full of great hits, and now 50+ years after her debut recording she's back with a brand new single and sounding as strong as ever....

Sunday Williams

Sunday Williams' northern soul 45 'Ain't Got No Problems' was local label AlTeen's biggest success.  It was soon picked up by Chess records, although not enough to prevent the stuggling AlTeen label from folding. Sunday continued to work as a backing singer /...

Dutch Robinson

Singer, songwriter, producer and actor Teddy 'Dutch' Robinson was the original lead singer with the Ohio Players and stayed for their first 3 albums before leaving for a solo career that produced the modern soul classic 'Can't Get Along Without You' Teaming up with...

Billy Valentine

Singer, songwriter, producer and one half of the Valentine Brothers, began his professional career as a warm up artist for the likes of Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack before being invited to join the Young Holt Trio to form Young Holt Unlimited. Ady caught up with...

Jeanie Tracy

Described by Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle as being one of the top ten singers of all time, Jeanie is probably best known for her self-penned modern soul classic Making New Friends. Her career began long before that sought-after 45 and continues to this day and...

Kevin Sanlin (Montclairs / Perry & Sanlin)

Singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist Kevin helped form The Montclairs who were a sweet vocal harmony group in St Louis.  Their debut recording brought them to the attention of the legendary Oliver Sain who took them to Jewel/Paula records where northern soul...

New release from Chairmen Of The Board

With one of soul music's all-time great group names, The Chairmen Of The Board has pleased music lovers for over 50 years.  Formed in Detroit, the Chairmen were one of the first acts signed by songwriting legends Holand/Dozier/Holland for their newly formed Invictus...

Marvin Gaye – More Trouble (1972) previously unreleased

More trouble is an LP of unreleased and alternate tracks from Marvin's seminal blaxploitation soundtrack and features an unedited version of the much sampled T Plays It Cool, an extended version of the title track plus more You can buy yours here

LATEST NEWS

LP launch, tour dates, forthcoming 45rpm from indie labels

Deniece Williams is back with a great new release

Deniece Williams is back with a great new release

A true legend of soul, 4 x Grammy winning Deniece, with her distinctive vocal style and four octave range, has treated us to a career full of great hits, and now 50+ years after her debut recording she's back with a brand new single and sounding as strong as ever....

read more
New release from Chairmen Of The Board

New release from Chairmen Of The Board

With one of soul music's all-time great group names, The Chairmen Of The Board has pleased music lovers for over 50 years.  Formed in Detroit, the Chairmen were one of the first acts signed by songwriting legends Holand/Dozier/Holland for their newly formed Invictus...

read more

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Yvonne Vernee

Yvonne Vernee

Discovered at a talent show singing with Detroit girl group The Donays, Yvonee was offered a solo contract at Correc-Tone when the group disbanded and created the northern soul anthem Just Like You Did Me.  Shortly after she was recruited to replace Saundra Edwards in...

read more
The Whispers

The Whispers

In the annals of R&B history, the Whispers have earned a solid and memorable position as one of the world’s longest-running vocals groups. Celebrating over 50 years in the industry, they are the cream of soul, embellishing smooth ballads and upbeat dance...

read more
Sunday Williams

Sunday Williams

Sunday Williams' northern soul 45 'Ain't Got No Problems' was local label AlTeen's biggest success.  It was soon picked up by Chess records, although not enough to prevent the stuggling AlTeen label from folding. Sunday continued to work as a backing singer /...

read more
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