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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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Absolute beginnerism fall/autumn (2000)

Concerned about the state of your wardrobe for the cold-season? Don't be. Instead consider all the stylistic avenues that you could wander when the climate grows increasingly cold. By Jules Olivier

1st Barcelona R&B Weekend, 8-9 July 2005

Catalan chaos captured by Jeff the Fish. Enjoy!

Diplomats - Greatest Recordings (Kent CDKEND 232)

Nancy tucks in on yet another quality soul serving put together by Kent Records

Soul People, Cortona Italy, 24 March 2007

Now over to our on the spot reporter, Nancy Soultastic, with words and footage from Soul People.

Richard Ashcroft - Alone with everybody (Hut)

Ola Ljunggren has found an album with well-polished sound and a firm and ingratiating beat, read all about it