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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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Soul night in Los Angeles, September 2003

Miss Soultastic, Nancy Yahiro, got herself a new digital camera. And being the soul fanatic she is, she naturally tried it out at a soul night.

Various Artists-New Directions 2(PAPRCD2059)
-Floor Filler Killers:New Directions Volume 3 (PARPCD2063) Past & Present Records

Past & Present's latest two CD compilations of U.K. 60's R&B/freakbeat and soul 45 numbers as dissected by U.K. 60's R&B/beat devotee Bill Luther

Club Roulette, Stockholm Sweden, 26 September 2003

Snapshots from the season premiere of northern soul club Roulette. Finger on the trigger: Richard Karström

Blur - Country House

Blurs 'Country House' is as 60's as a top hit gets in the 90's and definitely as mod as it gets!

Mods Mayday Weekend 99

The uppers crew went to London to celebrate the revival of the revival