Not one of mine, this is the work of Neil Queen-Jones, who has put together a monster of a Spotify playlist for Blow Up in London.
The Stax label is celebrating, not least with the Soul Explosion 50th anniversary vinyl reissue.
We talked to the band about their last album early in 2017. That has now been followed up by a new Stone Foundation album, going by the name of Everybody, Anyone.
You might have the odd single or album, but if you want the lot, you need the Wynder K Frog – Shook, Shimmy and Shake box set.
Not sure if this was planned before or after her tragic death recently. I’m hoping well before. But regardless of that, it’s worth noting that Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ It’s A Holiday Soul Party will get a limited edition green vinyl repress this week.
If you like the idea of an online radio station playing mod sounds while you take a lunchtime break, look no further than the new Ham Yard Soul Stew radio station.
Actually, bot just out this week, Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for the Real James Brown by James McBride is actually hitting the shelves tomorrow.
Been looking forward to seeing this for some time, but so far we just have the trailer for the autobiographical James Brown movie Get On Up.