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Farewell: Uppers Music Editor Bill Luther steps down


Various Artists - The In Kraut Volume Three CD (Marina Records)

The third installment of the excellent 60's/70's Teutonic music series "The In Kraut" arrives!

Various Artists - In the Naked City (Kent CDKEND 299)

"There are eight million stories in the naked city". Bob Rockchild has listened to a compilation of soulful urban dwellers

The Five Aces - Shout & Shimmy (Saagaloo Records)

Harmonica, Hammond, recorded on reel to reel, a cover of “I’m Gonna Do It By Myself”. Some of the details about this record that should spark an interest and make any fan of proper music curious. Read on!

-Fairytales Can Come True
-British Blue Eyed Soul 1966-1969

A slew of new CD compilations of British 60's sounds
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[Travel:Four wheels]

Vintage Car, Motorcycle and Scooter Rally, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy, May 2005

As strange as it might sound, there was a time when you could tell one car from the other. And we're not just talking about different colours. Pics by Nancy Soultastic

Oh how Swede it is...

Two recent releases from the cold North. Uppers investigates full length albums by The Men and The Moving Sounds. Read on.

Absolute Beginnerism- Wristwatches

Is the wristwatch just something that upsets the line of your cuff? Or one of those indispensable details that are necessary for a perfect ensemble?

Moaning Groaning Crying: A Galaxy of Soul (CDKEND 236)

Northern California's Alec Palao whips up a top-shelf look at one of the best labels to come from his own backyard with this look at Galaxy and associated labels. Brian Poust has the report for you.

Euro Ye Ye 2004

Once again Nancy found herself at Euro Ye Ye. These are her pictures from the 2004 edition.