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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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Smashed! Blocked!, New York City USA, 1 May 2004

Smile, you're on Uppers camera! People enjoying themselves at NYC's Smashed! Blocked! Snapshots by Bill Luther

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.
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Assorted Spanish picture sleeves

From the archives of Alex M. Franquet

Animal Accesories

No, not diamante collars for kittens, but how to make the most of your pet when it comes to accessorising your new outfit. By Helen Barrell.

Jean-Paul Séculaire @ Steppin' Out East, London
Saturday 12th November 2005

On 12 Nov 2005, Jean-Paul Séculaire was once more on the decks at popular London club Steppin' Out East. For your information and inspiration, here's what he played.