food for my soul | vol. 51


After a two years hiatus, i finally uploaded the new episode of bklyn’s ‘Food For My Soul’ compilation series. #51 is a slow but powerful selection of soul by great artists such as Kool Blues, Black Merda, Lee Bonds, Eunice Collins, Albert Smith, Thomas East, or Eddie Finley. Unmixed 50 minutes of music – enjoy.

Listen below – Find more bklyn ‘Soul Food’ on Mixcloud.
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loving on the flipside

Now Again - Loving On The Flipside

“Loving On The Flip Side” collects the overlooked ballads from the flip sides of the funk 45s in the Now-Again and Truth and Soul vaults. Loving On The Flip Side again offers the enthused a chance to listen to, read about and reflect on another great burst of black American creativity: the creation of a sublime genre “sweet funk”. It was the Darling Dears and Funky Heavy’s beautiful two-sider that set this record in motion, nearly ten years back. The collections comes with songs Black Velvet, Hot Chocolate, The Equatics, Lee Bonds, Symphonic Fours, Thomas East and many others. (read more)

Free download of “Darling Dears And Funky Heavy – And I Love You” here. Get the album via iTunes and 2LP version anywhere good music is sold.

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deep sounds from the left of stax

True Soul, Deep Sound from the left of Stax Vol. 1

“True Soul, Deep Sounds From The Left Of Stax – Volume 1”
is now ready for purchasing. The CD/DVD of Vol. 1 – and the deluxe,
4 LP vinyl box set – will be available in an exclusive pre-sale at
Stones Throw in late June, and will be available worldwide on July 26th.

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Thomas East – Slipping Around (45 Version)

santa claus go straight to the ghetto

Thomas East - Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto

Enjoy Thomas East‘s cover version of James Brown’s “Santa Claus Go
Straight To The Ghetto”Found via Now-Again!

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Thomas East – Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto

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James Brown – Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto