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More Magic from Thom Bell

Full Circle for the Spinners

Billy Price: Person of Interest

No Turning Back for the Blues Paddlers

Interview with Shayna Steele

Blues According to Mike and Sheryl

Deep 1/2024: All Platinum, Chazz Dixon

The Marcel Smith Story

Introducing Acantha Lang

Interview with Chazz Dixon

Interview with Robert Finley at the Rauma Blues Festival

Back to Class in Detroit: Interview with Drew Schultz

Mr. Smooth Is Back: Interview with Abraham Wilson

Interview with Ms. Jody

Interview with Bettye LaVette

Book Review: Funkiest Man Alive - Rufus Thomas and Memphis Soul

Introducing Natasha Watts

Interview with soul legend William Bell

Will Downing talks new album Pieces

Interview with Mary Cross, the Mother of Cool Smoke

Book Review: Soul Serenade - King Curtis and His Immortal Saxophone

Stan Mosley: Soul Man's Blues

Lee Fields: Interview and Album Review

Deep Soul October 2022: Luther Ingram Biopic, Charles Williams Reissue

Willie Clayton: New Album Review

Deep Soul August 2022: Three new books reviewed

The Frank-O Johnson Story, Part 2 (1990-2022)

The Frank-O Johnson Story, Part 1 (1950-1990)

Interview with Diunna Greenleaf, the People's Queen of Blues

Diunna Greenleaf - I Ain't Playin' - A Track-by-Track Review of Her New Album

Deep Soul April 2022: Doktu Rhute Muuzic aka Roy Hytower, The Temptations, Atlanta Entertainment History

The Willie Clayton Story, Part 3 (2002-2022)

The Willie Clayton Story, Part 2 (1993-2002)

The Willie Clayton Story, Part 1 (1956-1992)

Deep Soul October 2021: The Spinners, Preston Glass, Deniece Williams

Deep Soul July 2021: Wee Willie Walker, The Manhattans, Merry Clayton

Deep Soul May 2021: New CDs in review

Introducing Tia Carroll

Review: The Life of Jackie Wilson: The Legacy Continues

Review: Chips Moman: The Record Producer Whose Genius Changed American Music

Deep Soul Picks: The 10 Best Albums of 2020

The Checkmates Ltd. Story - part 3 (1976 - present)

Interview and album review:
Sonny Green

Deep Soul October 2020:
f. Autobiography book review by Eddie Floyd

Deep Soul August 2020:
f. Interview with Don Bryant and Bettye Lavette

The Checkmates Ltd. Story - part 2 (1968 - 1975)

Deep Soul June 2020:
f. Interview with Wendy Moten

The Checkmates Ltd. Story - part 1 (1959-1968)

A New Lead Singer for the Spinners:
CJ Jefferson

Deep Soul February 2020:
f. Interviews with Chazz Dixon and Lavel Jackson

Deep Soul February 2020:
f. Interview with Ruby Turner

Interview at Porretta Soul Festival 2019:
Willie West

Interview at Porretta Soul Festival 2019:
Annika Chambers

Our album of the season:
Durand Jones & the Indications
American Love Call (US Dead Oceans CD)

Interview at Porretta Soul Festival 2019:
Wendy Moten, part 1

And the follow-up:
Interview at Porretta Soul Festival 2019:
Wendy Moten, part 2

Porretta Soul Festival 2019 Review:
feat. Pee Wee Ellis, Don Bryant, Leon Beal, Wee Willie Walker etc.

The Emotions Story Part 2: The years on Columbia and later years

The Emotions Album Discography

The Emotions Story Part 1: The Early Days and the Stax/Volt Period

Blu Mitchell is back with a new CD - he debuted on Motown, 1995:
Blueyedsoul (US CD 2018)

Will Downing's first gospel / inspirational album:
The Promise (US Shanachie)

Willie Ford (Dramatics) Tribute
1950 - 2019

Brand New CD release & review:

Carlton Jumell Smith: 1634 Lexington Avenue:

Deep Soul Column May 2019:

Featuring Lee Fields, Willie Clayton, Rue Davis etc.:

Chuck Barksdale Tribute
1935 - 2019

Deep Soul Column March 2019:
featuring four CD reviews of the latest Ace/Kent CD compilations

The Undisputed Truth Album Discography

Spencer Wiggins
- in the company of his brother, Percy Wiggins

Teddy Pendergrass Story

Soul Resurrection:
- Stan Mosley's Best Work Ever!

Read also the full Album by Album bio of Stan Mosley - complete with an interview

Special CD reviews:
Various Artists: The Sound of Philadelphia
- Sounds from Society Hill 2018
Seven new releases all reviewed!

Interview with Lacee
- The Queen of Grown and Sexy

CD review and an interview with G.C. Cameron:

The Spinners: While the City Sleeps

Amazing 70s inspired new soul album:

Our album of the season: Cecily: Songs of Love and Freedom

Aretha Franklin 1942 - 2018
full album discography now on our site:

Carlton J. Smith:
From Harlem to Helsinki

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