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SHIRLEY KING – Blues For A King

September 6, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 B.B.’s baby marks her 70th anniversary with a personal twist on choice classics and a sprinkling of new tunes. Despite a brace of albums issued in the ’90s and an occasional concert alongside her old man, so-called “the … Continue reading

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DAVID SANCIOUS – Eyes Wide Open

June 20, 2020

Not By Sight 2020 Major jazz-rock mover embraces sociopolitical agenda and infuses it with human factor. It’s been a decade and a half since David Sancious was last heard of as a solo artist, upon the release of “Cinema” that, … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – 5 Years Of Modern Funk

April 23, 2020

Austin Boogie Crew 2020 Lassoing the groove in anniversary style, Texan record label presents a tasty slice of their finger-popping roster. Funk’s never been the same since its chunks began dissolving in a disco bouillabaisse to get smoothed on the … Continue reading

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CORNELL “CC” CARTER – Absoulutely

November 16, 2019

Izipho Soul 2019 Coming down from dock of the bay, San Francisco singer refines his grop on a chosen genre. If this album’s uncompromising title and – finally! – full-color artwork suggest CC has found the formula he’s been alchemically … Continue reading

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PAUL YOUNG & The Royal Family – Live At Rockpalast 1985

September 18, 2019

MiG 2019 Riding on the strength of his two Number One albums, British heartthrob rocks Germany. As far as chart success goes, not a lot of artists could fly as high as Paul Young did in the mid-’80s when he … Continue reading

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