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[Music:Expose]

Farewell: Uppers Music Editor Bill Luther steps down

[Music:Reviews]

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!
[Music:Reviews]

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
[Music:Reviews]

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!
[Music:Reviews]

VARIOUS ARTISTS-Take My Tip
-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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From our vault
Some articles you might have overlooked
[Music:Reviews]

Various artists - Blue Juice 3 (Blue Note Records)

Third one's a charm, according to Karsten Östlund
[Music:Reviews]

The return of the bunch of 45s! - October 2001

The 45s are heaping up just as the leaves currently falling from the trees. Uppers sums up the latest offerings.
[Culture:Lifestyle]

California is cookin'

It’s 1999. Do you know where your Soul Clubs are?
[Music:Expose]

The men behind the labels part 2: Some time with Jazzman Gerald

Surely one of the busiest stables of labels at the moment is the great Jazzman/Stark Reality/Funk 45 triumvirate run by Jazzman Gerald. His weekends are spent at Camden Market and his week is spent providing us with some great new and reissued sounds.
[Music:Expose]

Soul spoken here: Johnny Pate, part 2

Nancy Yahiro continues with the second of this three part interview with Johnny Pate.