Monthly Archives: February 2021

Ed Nelson /Apple & The 3 Oranges

I’ll give you a ring’/ ‘True love never die’

Catalog: ZP-62
Release Date: 4th March 2021
Format: 7’ Vinyl

Edward ‘Apple’ Nelson is best known for a small clutch of 45s he released on his own Sagittarius label from Los Angeles in the 70s under the group APPLE AND THE 3 ORANGES, plus one under his name. 

RICHARD MARKS

‘Love is gone ‘/’Don’t take it out on me’/ ‘I can’t stand’

Atlanta soul music hero, Richard Marks,released an impeccable run of 45s, mainly on tiny, local labels. Thanks to many years of work, Eothen Alapatt at Now-Again and Georgia soul authority Brian Poust researched, rescued and released the late great man’s entire works from the Marks family.

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Melvin Davis

‘Thinking Of You” / Let love in your life” 

Catalog: DD014A / DD014B
Release Date: 12th March 2021
Format: 7’ Vinyl

The latest 45 is an astounding double-sider, from the legendary Melvin Davis, that Diggin’ Deep have been looking forward to releasing on vinyl for quite some time.Previously only available on CD ‘Thinking Of You’ is a great take of the song popularised by co-writer Tim Murray. It’s a seriously soulful groove, so perfect for the dancefloor.

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ZANINI & LEMONS

“Tomorrow glory”

Label:Tesla Groove International Recordings
Catalog: TSL01OA
Release Date: March 2021
Format: 7”

First output of the year for Tesla Groove once again out of the team work with West Side’s finest singer Layfara Lemions on a completely different take of pour classic “Glory” released over a year ago. No strings synths or Roland 808 beats here, just Fender Rhodes, driving basslines and a smooth analog Kick / Snare combination, just as we like it.

Abi Farrell

“Empowered” / “I will see you through”

Label: Big A.C. Records
Catalog: BIGAC009
Release Date: February 2021
Format: 7’

British singer/songwriter Abi Farrell debuted on Big AC Records in the winter lockdown of 2020 with “I Will See You Through”, a dreamy Supremes-esque dancer of a track that was quickly embraced by the underground soul scene.

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