This week I renewed the domain for These Old Shoes and it made me all nostalgic! Awww! So I thought I’d do a little retrospective on the club if only for my own enjoyment. A bit of background: I helped set up the club and DJ’d there until moving back up to Yorkshire in mid […]
A record that is right up my street; mid-tempo, male voice, great vocal, great backing and so, sooo soulful. Yet another Stafford play (Oh for a time machine!) that just oozes soul. Frank didn’t think a dream could happen, then one came along – Judy – He loves her and he’s going to keep her. […]
Inspired by a thread on Soul Source, I had a look in a 200 box for records with yellow labels. I came up with over 25! Its not the first time I’ve heard of this fixation with yellow labels, there seems to be a few people afflicted with it. Why not blue? or red? Anyway, […]
A piece of Detroit magic that hails from Hollywood, LA. At least that’s my take on Sonny Daye’s beautiful tune “Long Long Road To Happiness” on Power 008. Just listen to that introduction; it sounds just like Mike terry on saxaphone and the whole record has a Detroit “feel” to it. Click here to listen […]
Just changing the look of the blog a bit (for those who know what I’m on about – I’m changing the WordPress theme) so things will change around a bit this weekend. It is supposed to be an improvement!