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DriftersEvery Nite's A Saturday Night (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/7T's (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $4.99
The Drifters' one and only album for Arista Records – and, like their previous Bell albums, a UK-only set that continued their revival years overseas! The production's a bit smoother than before – mostly in keeping with the shifting styles of soul at the time, with a few more uptempo numbers thrown into the mix, but never in a way that's too cheaply disco or commercial. Rogers Cook and Greenaway are still working with the group here – continuing a unified sound from the Bell years – and the vocals continue a nice evolution from the 60s sound of The Drifters – picking up a fair bit of inspiration from younger American vocal group soul of the 70s. Titles include "I'll Know When True Love Really Passes By", "Summer In The City", "You're More Than A Number In My Little Red Book", "Do You Have To Go Now", "Twice A Week", and "Like A Movie I've Seen Twice Before". CD features 9 bonus tracks – some previously unissued – including "A Good Song Never Dies", "I Can't Believe It's Over", "When Ya Comin Home", "Devil In Me", "You're Never More Than A Heartbeat Away", and "Don't Act Like You Don't Know". CD

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DriftersThere Goes My First Love (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Bell/7T's (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $8.99
The third in The Drifters' early 70s revival run in the UK for Bell Records – and possibly the strongest album of the bunch! The lineup of the group has changed a bit, but the sound here is still the same – a nice 70s update of the group's earlier sound – in a way that still keeps all the lilting moments of the early 60s Drifters' style on Atlantic, but which also brings in some fuller, smoother production too – handled by Roger Greenaway, who also wrote a number of tracks for the record too. The wealth of original material really keeps things fresh – and has the group stretching past a simple rehash of the early days – and titles include "The Juggler", "Harlem Child", "Hello Happiness", "I've Got You On My Mind", "Don't Cry On A Weekend", "Can I Take You Home Little Girl", "There Goes My First Love", and "You Chose A Fine Time". CD also features 2 bonus tracks – "It Looks Like I'm The Clown Again" and "Closely Guarded Secret". CD
 
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CadillacsCrazy Cadillacs ... CD
Jubilee/Warner (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
A killer from the legendary Cadillacs – maybe our favorite group on the east coast scene of the late 50s, and one of the few we can really depend on for a wonderful sense of range! The Cadillacs have a power that matches some of the bigger names of the time, especially The Drifters on Atlantic – and although the group were best known for their upbeat gimmicky tracks, they're also tremendous on ballads – of which there are a good number here! Production is nice and raw – with an especially noteworthy lack of instrumentation when things get mellow – and titles include "Gloria", "Don't Be Mad With My Heart", "Window Lady", "Carelessly", "Let Me Explain", "My Girl Friend", "Shock A Doo", "Zoom Boom Zing", and "Broken Heart". CD

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New Diana RossRed Hot Rhythm & Blues (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1987. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
An overlooked gem from Diana Ross' 80s years – a record that's quite different than her Motown music of the 60s and 70s, but in a way that really shows the singer stepping out and trying something new! The album's maybe more soulful than some of Diana's previous albums – thanks to work from producer Tom Dowd – and the material is a surprising mix of songs, from sources as varied as Leonard Cohen, Luther Vandross, and Mick Hucknall! Ross does nice a nice job in reworking older soul classics – like Jackie Ross' "Selfish One" and The Drifters' "There Goes My Baby" – nestled in nicely next to more contemporary tracks that include "Dirty Looks", "Shockwaves", "Tell Me Again", "Shine", "Summertime", and "It's Hard For Me To Say". 2CD set features nice bonus tracks – including more retro remakes on "Mr Lee", "Sweet Soul Music", and "Tell Mama" – plus four mixes of "Dirty Looks", and three remixes each of "Shockwaves" and "Mr Lee". CD

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New VariousAt The Club – 25 Blistering Soul Essentials ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An excellent batch of 25 groovers, all hand-picked from the Atlantic soul catalog with a selection that moves waaaaay past the big ol' hits! This is the kind of stuff that we die to find on funky 45s – only if we're lucky! Titles include "Walking Up A One Way Street" by Willie Tee, "At The Club" by The Drifters, "It Ain't What You Got" by Jimmy Hughes, "Help Me Get The Feeling" by Ray Sharpe, "Some Other Guy" by Richie Barrett, "I'm Gonna Run Away From You" by Tami Lynn, "Que Sera Sera" by The High Keys, "Keep Lookin" by Solomon Burke, and the amazing "Some Kind Of Wonderful" by Soul Brothers Six, a monster track that is worth the price of the CD alone! CD
 
 
 
 



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