Archive for 2013

  • Sharon Jones Is Back!

    By Chris Wells on October 10, 2013
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    After sending us all reeling back in the spring with the news that Sharon Jones was being treated for...

  • Boxing Donny

    By Chris Wells on October 10, 2013
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    Never My Love is the title of a four-CD boxed set of Donny Hathaway material due to be released...

  • Joyce Unconfined

    By Chris Wells on October 9, 2013
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    Joyce Sims – the NYC vocalist who brought us eighties club hits like Come Into My Life and All...

  • A Little Muscle

    By Chris Wells on October 9, 2013
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    The movie-documentary Muscle Shoals will hit UK cinemas from October 25. Directed by Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier, the film tells the story...

  • Bibb And Tucker

    By Chris Wells on October 9, 2013
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    Gospel-infused soul-folk-bluesman Eric Bibb will release his brand new album Jericho Road on October 14, through Dixiefrog Records. He’ll...

  • Dot Comes

    By Chris Wells on October 8, 2013
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    South London hip-hop upstart Amplify Dot is due to drop her debut album Paper Cuts on October 28. Still...

  • EW&F Columbia Masters

    By Chris Wells on October 8, 2013
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    Earth Wind & Fire will bolster their Autumn 2013 revival with a new 15-album box set, The Columbia Masters,...

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    Doin’ It For Themselves

    By Chris Wells on October 8, 2013
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    Released on October 7, 2013, Beautiful Song is the new single from the legendary PP Arnold, and the first...

  • Us3 New Albums To Be Won!!!

    By Chris Wells on October 8, 2013
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    Remember Us3’s debut shot back in ’93? You should do: Hand On The Torch was Blue Note’s first ever...

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    Cecile McLorin Salvant: Growing Up Fast

    By Chris Wells on October 4, 2013
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    By Chris Wells   I write these words just prior to Cecile McLorin Salvant’s sell-out show at Ronnie Scott’s...