Where to find some of our friends on the net – just click on their website address in the brackets…
Sir Shambling’s Soul Site (www.sirshambling.com)
The deep and southern soul heaven, presented by the master, John Ridley.
Adam White (www.adampwhite.com)
The website of the author of ‘Motown: The Sound Of Young America’ and co-author of ‘The Billboard Book Of Number One Rhythm & Blues Hits’, with excerpts from both books. It also features his ‘West Grand Blog’, dedicated to Motown and related topics.
Fingerpoppin’ Soul (www.fingerpoppinsoul.nl)
Those guys from Holland, Hans Diepstraten and Harry van Vliet, with news about their radio show, their soulful happenings, their latest faves and raves and soul in general.
Soul Cellar (www.soulcellar.co.uk)
News and views from Barry Fowden, covering a broad aspect to the soul scene and carrying the ‘plus’ ability to share information and opinions and tune in to Barry’s radio show.
Eddy’s Northern Soultime (www.soultime.org.uk)
Solar Radio deejay, Paul ‘Eddy’ Edmondson’s site on all things northern… plus!
Ace Records (www.acerecords.co.uk)
The U.K.’s leading indie record company and a pioneer for releases of all things soulful from the genre’s most significant era, via Ace, Kent, BGP, Southbound and associated labels.
Cherry Red Records (www.cherryred.co.uk)
Cherry Red – and associated labels – specialise in quality reissues covering everything from soul, funk, blues, rock, pop and much more!
Numero Group (www.numerogroup.com)
In the opinion of Numero Group’s Ken Shipley, they are the U.S.A.’s, if not the world’s, greatest reissue label. He adds: “That’s a challenge, Croasdell!” A really serious source for esoteric product and ‘eccentric soul’.
Jamie/Guyden Records (http://.jamguy.com)
Over 200 artist profiles and 1000 mp3s searchable by artist, label, genre, and decade. Also more than two dozen cds issued by Jamie and unique vinyl offers especially in 60s r&b from the Company’s various labels, including Arctic, Dionn, Guyden, Jamie, Phil-LA of Soul, Philomega, Top & Bottom and Wale.
Steve Plumb’s Soul Music Site (www.soulmusic.co.uk)
Selling northern, modern, deep, sweet and funk 45s. The accent is on quality over quantity, giving the opportunity to listen before buying. Also the home of ‘So Soulful 70’s’ Soul Nights.
Soul Up North (www.facebook.com/groups – then type Soul Up North in search box)
A true fanzine in every sense of the word. Full of real soul for real soul people, ‘Soul Up North’ has its roots in the northern soul scene but offers so much more, with dedicated pages from rare soul to modern soul, r&b to funk, artist interviews, new cd and vinyl pages and a wealth of record reviews.
VIP Events (www.vip-24.com/sellersinfo.htm)
In addition to being the premier organiser of music fairs in the UK, VIP Events – with 30 years professional service behind them – is a purchaser of collections of records, cds, music memorabilia, etc. No cherry picking – they take the lot, no matter how large – and pay the best prices for mint collections.
Southern Soul RnB (www.southernsoulrnb.com)
Daddy B. Nice’s ‘Southern Soul RnB’ is the largest comprehensive source for contemporary southern soul music, southern soul cds, artists and commentary. Updated weekly, with illustrations, concert calendar, mailbag, charts, etc.
The RoJaRo Index (www.rojaro.com)
The world’s largest free music magazine index. It covers all types of popular music and the recently-expanded edition has more than 1.3 million references/links to articles, interviews, reviews, etc., in the international music press since 1992. Also includes extensive searchable music magazine and record label lists.
The Ultimate Soul And Funk Music Database (www.soulandfunkmusic.com)
Just what it says. If you can’t find it here, you ain’t gonna find it!
Leading soul music promotions company in support of artists and labels worldwide, offering effective marketing and promotional services through its range of websites as well as the Soulchoonz radio shows.