Old Man River (1985)
Recorded between 1947 and 1950. Originally released on Regent (6062). Includes original release liner notes by Jack Sbarbori.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
The Ravens: Jimmy Ricks, Maithe Marshall, Leonard Puzey, Warren Suttles, Louis Heyward (vocals), Howard Biggs, Bill Sanford (piano).
Greatest Group of Them All (1978)
Due to time limitations, 9 tracks which appeared on the original double album release have been omitted from this compact disc.
The Greatest Group of Them All isn't the best title for the Ravens' entry in Savoy's Roots of Rock and ...
Savoy Years And More (1999)
Recorded between 1952 and 1975. Includes liner notes by Billy Vera.
All tracks have been digitally remastered using Denon's 20-Bit Mastersonic process.
The three-CD box set includes 66 songs, arranged in chronological order, opening with six tracks cut in 1952 and concluding ...
||Hypnotic Sounds 2 (2000) |
This is a continuos in-the-mix CD compiled and mixed by DJ Rib.
Anyone who claims that all 21st century dance music sounds the same hasn't done his/her homework. Depending on your preference, you can find anything from melodic dance-pop (which is ...
Power Of Seven (1996)
From the excellent Kraut-disco of "Interstate" to swirling space-crunch on "Chicago Indian," Power of Seven is the group's most accomplished album. It's the set where the programming abilities of Hillage and Giraudy finally caught up with developments by younger producers ...
||Voices of the Civil Rights Movement Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966 (1997)
The civil rights movement used freedom songs to spread their message, adapting folk and pop tunes with contemporary topical lyrics, or writing new songs addressing social injustice in general, and injustice for African-Americans in particular. This is a two-CD, 43-song ...
||United House Of Prayer / Various Artists|
Saint's Paradise: Trombone Shout Bands (1999)
Recorded between 1990 and 1996. Includes liner notes by Lislie Spitz-Edson.
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology.
Personnel: Saint Sarah Young (vocals, washboard, tambourine); Virgil Smith (vocals); John Tyler (recorder); Joe Jackson (trumpet); Anthony Roberts, David Cole, Henry Cleveland, ...
||Butane's Soul Revue|
One Night... (1998)
One Night offers more of the driving R&B sounds first heard in the Butanes Soul Revue's backing performances on albums from Earl King and Al Rapone. ~ Jason Ankeny
Personnel: Maurice Jacox (vocals, baritone saxophone); Beverly Demps, John Linberg (vocals); Kevin ...
||Con Funk Shun|
Best of Con Funk Shun (1993)
Recorded from 1976-1985. Includes liner notes by Harry Weinger.
Con Funk Shun's brand of funk was polished with spirited horns, titillating guitar rhythms, and ear-pleasing vocals. These 17 tracks encompass the group's tenure at Mercury beginning with their first charted single, ...
Magic Touch: An Anthology (1991)
A double-disc, 50-track extravaganza from one of the paragons of smooth soul, The Magic Touch: An Anthology is the most complete look at the Platters, barring only Bear Family's 1994 box set Four Platters and One Lovely Dish. Between 1955 ...
Funky Stuff: The Best of Funk Essentials (1993)
For those looking to find a crash course in "the funk" -- a quick introduction to the fusion of R&B, soul, jazz, blues, good old rock & roll, and all-out outrageousness that creates the ultimate good groove -- you can't ...
Best Of The Village People (1994)
With an earlier, very similar Rhino anthology now out of print, Casablanca's 14-track The Best of Village People stands as the clear-cut choice for disco and camp fanatics who want a detailed portrait of the group's career. This collection includes ...
||Click Tha Supah Latin|
Latin Girl (1997)
||Shakin' Fit! (1992) |
1960s soul music wasn't just Motown, earnest gospel-filled ballads, and dancefloor rabble-rousers. There were also quite a few soul performers who treated the music as fun, first and foremost, taking a somewhat looser and goofier approach than the stars that ...
||Land Of 1000 Dunces: Best Of The Bug-Outs (1995) |
Track Listing: ABA-Daba-Do Dance; Itchy Koio; Shoot'em-Up Twist, The; Do the Dive; Egyptian Shumbia; James Brown, The; Stomp, The; Wobble Wobble; Snacky Poo, Pt. 1; Bad Baboon; Slosh, The; Weasel, The; Switch, The; Brain, The; Waddle, The; Kosher Twist; (Pass) ...
Funk Overload (1998)
A key figure in the development of funk, Maceo Parker lent his incendiary sax to James Brown's JB's during their late-'60s peak and later joined George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic ensemble. Parker is one of the best-known backing musicians in pop history. ...
Dial MacEo (2000)
Principally recorded at Dan's House Of Love, New York, New York in September 1999; Paisley Park Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Includes liner notes by Maceo Parker.
While James Brown spent most of the '80s and '90s dealing with the law, former JB ...
Jazzmasters I (1991)
After years of exploring dance and electronic music, Paul Hardcastle moved to contemporary jazz fusion with his 1993 album, Jazzmasters I. Recorded in late 1990 and early 1991, the album features Hardcastle on the majority of the instruments -- everything ...
||Wanda Nero Butler|
Directors: Derrick Milan; Elder Victor Beauchamp.
Unknown Contributor Roles: René Belin; Jerry Davis; April Appling.
Arrangers: Elder Victor Beauchamp; Kevan Peabody; Wanda Nero Butler.
Personnel: Elder Victor Beauchamp (acoustic guitar); Curtis Pearson (harp, strings, horns, piano); Brian "B-Love" Watkins (piano, organ); Tony Lucas ...
||Rev. Charles Nicks|
Unforgettable Years:Vol 2 (1993)
Track Listing: Something About God'S Grace; God Is Real; He Will Provide; I'm Free; The Lord'S Prayer; When The Lord Delivers Me; I Know A Great Savior; If You Ever Needed The Lord;
Live & In Praise 2 (1994)
Directors: Shari Watson; Charles Curry.
Personnel: Rudolph Stanfield (piano, organ, keyboards); Charlene Bell (vocals); Shari Watson (alto); Charles Curry, Edward Murry, Rev. Kenneth Wells (tenor); Michael Wright (guitar); David Berry, Eddie Moore (organ); Keith Burns (drums).
Recording information: United Temple Church Of ...
||Peter's Rock Mass Choir|
Message from the Rock (1995)
Recording information: Messiah Baptist Church, Detroit, MI.
Photographer: Joe Sopkowicz.
Personnel: Darius Twyman (vocals); Joyce Williams (alto); James Reynolds , Robert Mitchell (tenor); Michael Mindingall (keyboards).
Audio Mixers: Derrick Milan; Donald Lawrence ; David Spradley.
||Paster Ron Williams|
Victory At Mount Zion (1994)
Track Listing: Our God Is an Awesome God; Let Everything That Hath Breath; Holy, Holy, Holy; Take My Life and Let It Be; Hallelujah Anyhow; God Will Make a Way; God Will Make a Way; He Will Answer Prayer; If ...
||St. James Adult Choir|
I Trust in God (1996)
Track Listing: It's Amazing; Blessed Be the Name; Blessed Be the Name; I'm a Pilgrim; Jesus Is Looking Out For Me; Just Jesus; I Need Jesus; I Trust in God; I Love the Lord; When Praises Go Up; God Is Already Here;
All About Love (1996)
Track Listing: Power Love; So Glad He Did It; Psalms 91; I Love to Pray From the Gospel Play "Granny's Place"; Peace Be Still; What Kind of Love Is This; Come to Me; Praise; I Dare You to Love; I'm ...