All Albums

with reviews

Blue Magic – 1975 – 13 Blue Magic Lane

  Blue Magic is a true ‘soul’ group! After 25 years of listening to them, I am finally collecting their albums! The standout track is ‘What’s come over me‘ (featuring Margie Joseph). The interaction between Ms. Joseph and Blue Magic’s lead singer was something that stuck…

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Esther Phillips – 1975 – What A Diff’rence A Day Makes

A Classic Release for lovers of unique, funk, soul and jazz records. it has timeless cool all over it, from the musical arrangement, the great writing context, and most of all the dynamic and strong vocal delivery of Ms.Esther Phillips! Tracks A1 One Night Affair…

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Isaac Hayes – 1969 – Hot Buttered Soul

This is the one that made Isaac a name in the history of soul music. “The Black Moses of Soul” ‘cuz he changed and invented soul (R&B) the way it will be in the future. Then Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder followed with their masterpieces in…

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The Chi-Lites – 1971 – (For God’s Sake) Give More Power To The People

One of the most popular smooth soul groups of the early ’70s didn’t hail from Philadelphia or Memphis, the two cities known for sweet, string-laden soul. Instead, the Chi-Lites were from Chicago, a town better known for its gritty urban blues and driving RB. Led…

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Al Green – 1972 – I’m Still In Love With You

Al Green was the first great soul singer in the 70’s. This album definitely sets the standard of what we call today Smooth Soul. Al Green is a timeless testamony of love and happiness. Yes Al we’re still in love with your music.   Tracks…

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Millie Jackson – 1974 – Caught Up

A loose concept album about the consequences of a love affair with a married man, viewed from various sides. The opening suite “If Lovin’ You Is Wrong I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Rap”, a raid on Isaac Hayes‘s string-heavy slow funk stew, is one…

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Bobby Womack – 1972 – Understanding

One of thefinest singers – songwriters in soul music.   Amazing album with 3 songs in R&B top10. Bobby Womack is a soul music allrounder: he can scream (like James), talk deeply to the ladies (like Issac and Barry), he has the Al or Marvin…

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Barbara Mason – 1973 – Lady Love

I first heard Barbara Mason a few years ago. It just blew me away. If you love soul you will love this album. Barbara Mason is very underrated. One of the best soul singers of the 60’s and 70’s. Every song she sings you can…

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Gloria Scott – 1974 – What Am I Gonna Do

A Legentary Soul Album by a lady with a velvet voice. Another classic from the rare groove days, with originals changing hands for over £100. Produced by Barry White with Tom Brock and Vance Wilson, it includes the soul weekender special “Too Much Lovemakin” and much…

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Ohio Players – 1975 – Honey

A classic Funk – Soul Album of the 70’s. Legendary pioneers of street funk, the Ohio Players went platinum with this hot 1975 release that includes the chart-topping disco/funk classic “Love Rollercoaster”. Sexy, horn-driven grooves, hypnotic rhythms, and bottom-heavy jams take us on a fresh…

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Bloodstone – 1973 – Unreal

Another Great Soul band and album. This is one of my favorite in the 70’s. A must for the soul brothers.   Bloodstone comprised of: Charles McCormick (lead vocal, bass guitar) Charles Love (lead vocal, guitar) Willis Draffen (vocal, guitar) Henry Williams (vocal, percussion) Eddie Summers…

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The Ebonys – 1973 – The Ebonys

A Golden Philly Classic! Their only album for Philadelphia International in it’s best period. A Soul Diamond. Rotary Connection funs will love this one. The Ebonys didn’t have nearly as many chart successes as its peers, leading it to release only two albums before disbanding…

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Rotary Connection – 1971 – Hey Love

Some of the trippiestsoul music ever recorded — an amazing collection of work by the legendary Rotary Connection — early home to vocalist Minnie Riperton and arranger Charles Stepney! Some of the most godlike soul music to be recorded on this planet, and one of…

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The Chambers Brothers – 1967 – The Time Has Come

  An amazing blend of soul, Psychedelia and rock, this is an album with great power.“Time has come today” is an all time classic anthem.   Tracks : 1 All Strung Out over You (2:30) 2 People Get Ready (3:52) 3 I Can’t Stand It…

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Edwin Starr – 1970 – War & Peace

A Classic Motown Psychedelic soul album with one of the best singles ever “War” In 1970, Motown producer Norman Whitfield was producing The Temptations‘ LP ” Psychedelic Shack“. When the LP was released, it contained the song ” War”. College students all over the country…

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Funkadelic – 1971 – Maggot Brain

One of the masterpieces of Psychedelic soul- funk – rock. It contains one of the best guitar’s solo ever made! According to legend, George Clinton out of his mind on Orange Sunshine, told Eddie Hazel to play the first half of the song like his mother…

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The Temptations – 1970 – Psychedelic Shack

Well, what do we have here? 1. The best black group of all time (for sure) 2. the best black producer of all time (maybe) 3. the best black lyricist of all time (maybe) 4.The best black record company(for sure) But do we have the…

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Cane and Able – 1972 – Cane and Able

If you find Undisputed Truth great you will adore this one. Fisrt album of those funky legends. The music shifts between psyche rock flavors, trippy guitar arrangements, hot brass arrangements and strong funky grooves. A must to all Funk – Soul – Psych lovers! Ultra-rare…

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The Undisputed Truth – 1972 – Face to Face With The Truth

You asked for more of this great psych – soul group and here’s their second album. Always a bit further out than the Temptations, this album is a leap forward from the self -titled debut of the previous year. Features a nine minute plus version…

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The Undisputed Truth – 1971 – The Undisputed Truth

This is a fine album of Psychedelic Soul Just listen the thrilling hit “Smiling Faces Sometimes” the guitars and jamming in “Ball of Confusion” the covers of famous “Aquarius” and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” and finally “Like a Rolling Stone”. The year was…

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