There are so many Detroit soul records to choose from it was tough to whittle this down to 20, so tough in fact that there are actually 21! All from my personal collection and all original vinyl. 20 Personal Detroit Soul Favourites by Paultp on Mixcloud
In my recent featured 45 post on Frank Howard – Judy I mentioned a link to a video, well I’ve found it on youtube so I thought I’d bung it up here. The backing track sounds really familiar, particularly that horn riff. Racking my brains to remember what it is. Let me know if you […]
Not one of the least known songs on youtube but this is my favourite video of Marvin and Tammi doing this classic. There is another video of this tune up on youtube but it seems a bit more commercial; slicker production and a bit of a staged feeling. This one looks like it is recorded […]
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 […]
Received a record the other day that I knew the title of but hadn’t seen this version before: Johnnie Mae Matthews – Lonely You’ll Be – Jam 103.