(2016/ace) 22 tracks with 12 page booklet. Essential 70s Chicago group soul, on CD for the first time. Contains eight US Top 40 R&B hits.The Independents were a pretty big deal in the soul world in the early and mid-70s, with an impressive eight R&
(Kent Soul) 15 tracks, the complete Wand recordings 1964-65 that defines the early Sound Of Philadelphia. 12 page booklet. -Nella Dodds should, by rights, have had an album release 40 years ago, when she was signed to New York?s Wand label via a prod
(2017/Ace) 24 tracks -Scepter/Wand and Musicor/Dynamo records were quintessential New York soul labels. Their common link was Luther Dixon, who set Scepter on the right road with the Shirelles and followed up with success for Tommy Hunt, Chuck Jackson and
(Kent) 24 tracks 1960s with 16 page booklet. - New York´s finest triumvirate of labels are revisited for stunningly soulful outings.
Soul of a Wanderer: Jayasekaran Pillai
(2017/Sundazed) 14 tracks - gold vinyl The stompin’ Soul Sound of New York’s famed Wand Records! An entire LP of incredible dancefloor anthems--most of which command a king’s ransom as prized 45s! New York’s Wand Records strutted proudly as one of the preeminent sources of sock-it soul singles, including popular, long-time favorites among dance floor crowds around the world, many of which are included on We’re Gonna Have A Party! The Soul of Wand Records . This LP features some of the rarest gems of the genre, perfectly mastered in pounding mono, just like the original 45s! Flagship Wand artists Maxine Brown and Chuck Jackson are represented by a trio of tracks that are their most-desirable, danceable cuts, and sit alongside stompers like The Masqueraders´ incredible ´Do You Love Me Baby´, a brilliant mix of soul styles propelled by a moving bass-line worthy of any of the vaulted classics from other locations around the country. And from there, you get more rare ´n´ regal sounds including two platters alone that would command a king´s ransom, ´Love Keeps Me Crying´ by Walter Wilson and ´Please Stay´ by The Ivories! Treasured dance hits and overlooked soul-shout masterpieces! Proudly collected here on one hip-shakin’ LP, Sundazed presents We’re Gonna Have A Party! The Soul of Wand Records . Exquisitely pressed on soul-royalty gold vinyl!