Cold Crush Brothers —
Troopers ... LP West Side/Demon (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)...
The Cold Crush Brothers were a seminal force in New York hip hop in the mid 80s – thanks to singles on Tuff City, Profile, and B Boy – but this is the first full album the group ever issued, and really the only one until later collections of their work! The vibe here follows from the B ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Nice UK 2-fer reissue of two of the best Flamingo's albums ever! Both are classic albums recorded for the End label, done at a time when the group were forging their rougher doo wop style into a sweet harmony sound that would go onto influence a generation of singers – and the production, ... (Soul) read moreCD
Huge in Chicago, but not nearly as well-known elsewhere, The Sheppards were one of the windy city's best-ever vocal groups, and they had a rich deep style that spanned the gap between R&B and Soul, in a similar manner to The Impressions. This long-overdue set brings together 25 cuts by the ... (Soul) read moreCD
Early work from the great Doug Sahm – with titles that include "She's About A Mover", "Beginning Of The End", "The Tracker", "You're Out Walking The Streets Tonight", "It Was In The Pines", and "Please Just Say So". (Rock) CD