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Aaron Frazer

Aaron Frazer, the co-lead vocalist and drummer of Durand Jones & The Indications, debuts today with a new single/video, “Bad News,” via Dead Oceans/Easy Eye Sound.
The Brooklyn-based, Baltimore-raised songwriter – who previously released music as The Flying Stars of Brooklyn, NY – possesses a unique voice that’s both contemporary and timeless, which conveys a wide emotional palate and progressive worldview in the tradition of musical masterminds like Curtis Mayfield.

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RUSHING

“I want to be in love”/ Tell your boyfriend”

Catalog: ZP50
Release Date: 9th October 2020

Jam City (Chicago, USA) & IZIPHO Soul Records (Surrey, UK) collaborate to bring you one of the finest discoveries of the year, which have been tracked down and first played by Mark Merry (Soul Sermon) Paul Regan & Pete Ratcliffe. Blown away on first listen, we knew what we had to do and quickly got to work with producer and writer Al Wordlaw.
Back in the late 80s, the singer simply known as ‘RUSHING’ was a local sensation, performing to sold out crowds whenever he was booked for Chicagoland performances. No surprise when you hear the vocals on these incredible songs.
Both songs were recorded in 1987, but never released. Thankfully the the original reels were kept and have been restored, transferred and mastered for a vinyl release thirty three years later!

JERRY WILLIAMS / SWAMP DOGG

“Oh Lord, what are you doing to me” / “If you´re leaving (Take me with you)” (Soul4Real) 7′

Catalog: S4R12
Release Date: 5th October 2020

Collectors of black American music have long revered maverick genius Jerry Williams Jr. a.k.a. Swamp Dogg. His brilliant songwriting and unique voice have left indelible imprints on soul for decades, and Soul 4 Real Records are proud to add a Swamp 45 to their ever-growing catalogue.

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Bobby Burn

The latest 45 is another superb double-sider that Diggin’ Deep are extremely proud to be able to bring to you. This is its first time on vinyl in almost 50 years.

The Bobby Burn release comprises two tremendous, self-penned, sides, each with a slightly different flavour. Both are classic ‘Southern Soul’ tracks, emanating from the legendary Chant Records, Atlanta, Georgia, USA and seen by collectors worldwide as a double-sided masterpiece!

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Rikki Aaron

“Say what’s on your mind (Oura Mix)” (Cordial Recordings) 7’

Catalog: CORD7023
Release Date:  13TH Sept 2020

We paired Rikki Aaron with Ourra to provide a new take on the effervescent ‘Say What’s On Your Mind’ in stunning effect. On the flip we’ve got a previously unreleased raw stripped back version of the song. 

Stan Jones

“Always wit me” (Angel Dove Entertainment Music Group)

A native of Detroit, Michigan, began his vocal journey in church at the age of ten. He has delighted audiences throughout the country with Deitrick Haddon and the Voices of Unity, as well as resounding performances in such stage plays as I NEED A MAN, and GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT.

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Next Show: 30th September 2020

“The essential ingredient that has made Soul Discovery a success is its passion”

The show’s passion and dedication to its music, artists, producers and record labels make it not only unique but involving, enabling listeners to really absorb themselves, tapping into their emotions and taking them on discoveries of their own. The show incorporates exclusive tunes and interviews in the sub-genres of Gospel, upfront soul & R&B, whilst dipping into forgotten gems and unearthing the new and the rare.

Kenny Carter


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Featured Track: ""Don’t go ”/“What’s that on your finger”/ “You’d better get hip girl ”/ "I've gotta find her"…"
Release Date: 25th Sept 2020

Showdown – The Complete 1966 RCA Recordings
Catalogue: CDKEND 491

The massively admired Kenny Carter had three singles issued on RCA in 1966 but actually recorded 22 sides. Those singles and some previously unreleased tracks have made him a cult figure among soul connoisseurs. At last, we have the complete RCA sessions for you

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JAY “MACHINE” STOVALL

“Get On Out There”/”Why” (Cannonball Records) 7′

Catalog: CBLL031
Release Date: Out Early October 2020

Two amazing early 80’s modern disco/soul unissued tracksJay Machine Stovall, now available to pre-order from Cannonball New York! The original voices that brought you the club hit: There But For the Grace of God Go I. I hooked up early this year with Jay Stovall via his really good friend Paris Ford who told me he had some unreleased material for us to listen to.I was a bit nervous when I first call Jay the first time, It’s not everyday you talk to someone who had a Hit record. We’ve spent hours on the phone and we’ve connected immediately, like when you talk to someone who knows you for years.

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