About us

FunkMySoul’s only purpose is to spread Soul, Funk and Rhythm & Blues from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, almost exclusively from the original vinyl.

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a collection of the most important artists and albums of these genres, a musical encyclopaedia if you will.

Our Passion

We hope that this passion can unify us all in our utmost respect for the purveyors of the music we love so much. Enjoy it and Bless you all Brothers and Sisters.

LATEST ALBUMS

with reviews

graham central station release yourself front

Graham Central Station followed up its debut album rather swiftly with ‘Release Yourself’. But in contrast to the looseness and somewhat ‘laissez-faire’ attitude of that self-titled first LP, this sophomore effort is much more polished and ecclectic. Patryce ‘Choc’let’...

tommy-tate-1981-lp-front

Review and Tribute by Red Kelly Here’s the truly sublime Tommy Tate. Known in Soul circles for years as something like ‘The Greatest Singer You’ve Never Heard’, or ‘America’s Best Kept Secret’, I figured it was time to check...

Leon Thomas Full Circle front

For Leon Thomas, Full Circle represented the end of an era. It was the last album Leon Thomas released on Flying Dutchman Productions, and marked the end of his “classic period.” It had started four years earlier in 1969,...

The Gap Band ‎– Magicians Holiday front

The Gap Band were originally known as the Greenwood, Archer and Pine Street Band in the late Sixties.The group hail from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and later changed their name to The Gap Band in 1973. Charlie, Ronnie (the oldest) and...

Soul Children front

After having lost Sam & Dave – whose career never recovered after the ties with Stax Records were severed – Isaac Hayes and David Porter decided to recpature the highly soulful formula, this time opting not for a duo,...

luther-vandross-never-too-much-front

The debut solo album from Luther Vandross featured one outstanding song after another. Vandross concocts a bouncy, vibrant flow on his up-tempo numbers and an intimate, emotional connection on his moderate grooves and his lone ballad. The title track stormed...

eddie-holman-a-night-to-remember-front

A wonderful late 70s comeback for Eddie Holman – best known to folks for his earlier sweet soul work, but sounding equally great here on a set of club-heavy tracks! Although Eddie’s falsetto soul might have seemed like a...

the-isley-brothers-the-heat-is-on-front

The Heat Is On still brings the funk and soul even after all these years, showing that the old school sounds of yesteryear has and will continue to endure as long as there are people left who appreciate good...

LATEST ALBUMS

without reviews

Peabo Bryson Peabo front

Early work by Peabo – smooth soul with a sophisticated feel, but not as stiff and stodgy as his later work, which could sometimes verge on the adult contemporary side. Peabo’s voice has an honest soulful quality, and the...

VA - The Essential Northern Soul Story

Tracks 1  The Inspirations – No One Else Can Take Your Place 2:08 Producer – Joey Jefferson Written-By – Huey Bell, Gibson, Ivey Written-By – Bell 2 Bobby Treetop – Wait Till I Get To Know Ya 2:25...

smokey robinson smokey 1973

Smokey is a tentative step forward, carrying clear remnants of Smokey Robinson’s latter-day music with the Miracles, which shouldn’t come as a great surprise considering that it’s anchored by “Sweet Harmony”, a tune he wrote about and for the...

king floyd a man in love front

By Dan Phillips New Orleans native King Floyd, III, grew up in the intense, post-WWII musical atmosphere of the city, which was heavily laden with the heady rhythm and blues and early rock ‘n roll that changed the world....

Ronnie Sanders & Vicky Barbour Lady Luck

RARE LOCAL KANSAS, Show Me records MODERN SOUL PRIVATE PRESS Check prices here This album is an absolute killer modern soul album. The best song of the album is the typical soul song “Lady Luck“. This album was released...

formula-v-phase-1-front

Keyboardist/producer Charles Richard Cason is best known for his Rich Cason Orchestra of the early ’80s and for his contributions to electro-funk and West Coast hip-hop; it was Cason who wrote the music for Captain Rapp’s sociopolitical 1983 cult...

The Holiday Express Lady In The Rain front

One of the rarest Soul albums ever right here. Released in Early 70’s Self  label , Inc Nice Cover tune “Take Five“,  also of note is Mellow Soul  “Lady in The Rain“. A truly exceptional soul album all around, and one that rarely shows up...

hamilton bohannon stop & go front

Hamilton Bohannon’s finest record concocts sensuous funk grooves from daring arrangements boasting tripped-out wah-wah guitars, punishing basslines, and massive drum breaks. In short, a sampler’s wet dream. While later Bohannon discs would veer too far into the realm of...

Shout Box

Nikos
(Monday, Feb 20. 2017 11:27 AM)
For Ben – http://ul.to/zg0fzmzn Leon Ware including Bumpin’ Bus Stop song
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Nikos
(Monday, Feb 20. 2017 12:00 PM)
For BILLY BEE – http://ul.to/k5sugezd Vernon BURCH steppin out 1980
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BILLY BEE
(Monday, Feb 20. 2017 12:09 PM)
Nikos—-> YOU ARE THE BEST !!!! Thanks a lot
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Ben
(Tuesday, Feb 21. 2017 12:24 AM)
Thank you Nikos!!!
2 Dam Funky
(Wednesday, Feb 22. 2017 01:18 PM)
Hi Nikos, Long time no visit.
Hope you are well.
This is a long shot and cannot find anywhere
The Nick Ayoub Jazz Quintet* ‎– The Music Of Nick Ayoub With The Nick Ayoub Jazz Quintet (1977)
Many thanks as always.
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