Soul 45s Mix

As soon as i’d put my Deep Soul 45s mix out in February, I knew I wanted partner it with a selection of more upbeat 45s. So four months later here it is, just in time for the Summer months. 20 of my most treasured and loved Soul tracks committed to record, from Funky and Mid Tempo,…

Friday 45s: Betty Lavette – Ticket To The Moon

  Crushing drums, heavy wah guitar from the legendary Dennis Coffey, and vocals like only Betty Lavette can deliver. This is no doubt one of the heaviest 45s I own. When Betty Lavette re-released her seminal track “Let Me Down Easy”, reimagined as a heavy funk number  the writers at Karen Records, inspired by the recent…

Deep Soul Mix

This mix is one that i’ve been meaning to make for a while, so it’s with great pleasure that I finally get to share with you a collection of my all time favourite Deep Soul 45s.      

“Friday 45” Ivy Jo – I Can Feel The Pain

Today’s 45 comes from one of the forgotten men of Mowtown, Ivy Jo Hunter. When Hunter signed a contract with Mowtown in 1963 he signed 4 separate contracts as a songwriter, artist, producer and artist manager. Whilst he had a great deal of success as a songwriter, writing for The Four Tops, The Isley Brothers,…