Category Archives: IZIPHO Soul

Running an independent record label certainly involves much work, stresses and strains, however an obsession for real soul music and rewarding the artists, along with raising their profiles is what inspires me to keep on keeping on!

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Derek Damian

“Whatcha wanna do” / “In my life” 

Label: Izipho Soul Records 
Catalog: ZP68 
Release Date:30th September 2021
Format: 7’

In 2011, Dallas based singer, songwriter DEREK DAMIAN recorded the anthemic Whatcha wanna do”. Izipho aficionados will know that we released “Whatcha wanna do” in January 2019 and it sold out in 48 hours! On the flip ‘The Baritone of Love’ keeps the bar raised high with In my life” from 2013, this mid tempo winner glides along with soulful ease. Don’t spend £100 on the only copy on Discogs, grab this new release for the different B Side and label colours. 
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Alexander Morris

“Isn’t she petty girl” / “Love’s knocking”

‘Soul Discovery
Love’s knocking Record of the year’

Label: (Angle Dove Global / 812 Records / Jam Deuce / Izipho Sou Records) 7’ – Catalog:  ZP66  – Release Date: August 2021 – Format 7’

We are proud to present the first vinyl release from the current lead singer of The Four Tops – the soulful, raw and real Alexander Morris! 

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Frankie Gaye

Crystal ball originally recorded in 1990 by Frankie Gaye (RIP) and now totally reconstructed by maestro Nigel Lowis – the ‘Marvinesque flavas’ on this composition are outstanding! On the flip is WHAT GOES AROUND, the superior remix of this song by the late Clive Scott.​​​​​​​ Limited to 300 copies​​​​​​​. A donation from sales of these records will be made to a local charity PSDS who provide support for children with down syndrome and their families. To find out more about this amazing charity copy and paste this link https://psds.info​​​​​​​

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J.D’S TIME MACHINE

‘Never enough you’/’Hopes up’

Label: Izipho Soul Records – Catalog: ZP46 – Release Date: 28th May 2021 – Format: 7’

J.D’S TIME MACHINE PRESENTS: JEFF RAMSEY feat. CLEVELAND P. JONES

UP Soul singer and educator Jeff Ramsey sadly passed away in February 2020, we feel the time is right to release this tribute record. Two tremendous, but lesser known collaborations with James Day; one with the immense Cleveland P. Jones, receive the 45 treatment!

Steve Wonder & Bernadette Bascom
‘I don’t wanna lose your love’/ ‘Seattle sunshine’/ ‘ I need you’ / ‘ How long will it take’

Label: Izipho Soul – Catalog: ZP58 – Release: 3rd April 2021 – Format: 10” Vinyl EP

Capturing the years 1979 to 1981 EP Packaged in a gloss laminated picture sleeve, with insert featuring The Seattle Times review of that amazing night in March 1979, when supreme superstar Stevie Wonder took to the stage, plus Bernadette’s incredible and inspirational story. As an extra gift you also get a ‘Bernadette Bascom’ branded pen! 10” vinyl.

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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Interview: J.D’s TIME MACHINE

Label: IZIPHO SOUL Records
Catalog: ZP56
Release Date: 29th January 2021
Format: 7”

KISS OF FREEDOM: The All Star Indie Soul & Jazz collaboration, fronted by writer/producer J.D’s Time Machine features some of the most currently talked about, new and celebrated artists, including Cleveland P Jones, AgapeSoul, & U-Nam. Within this live arrangement are singers and musicians on loan from amongst the biggest Grammy Award Winners & Nominees today, including Lalah Hathaway, Snarky Puppy, and Ledisi. 

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