‘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.
Catalog: OSP5004 Release Date: Out now Format: 7’ Vinyl
One World Records most recent – Michelle David & The Gospel Sessions 45 with the ‘Yes I Am’ track appears to be going very well after it’s delayed release. Paul Mooney one of the guys behind it all, has been in touch and passed on the latest One World Records Press release and informed me that sales of both the Michelle David ‘Yes I Am’ 45 and their last 45 Brenda Boykins ‘Love Is In Town’ are going very well. He also quickly passed on future release plans for the One World Records label which will follow the press release below.
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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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.
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.