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Tag: SoulMusic Records

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes: Be For Real: The P.I.R. Recordings (1972-1975) (SoulMusic Records)

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes created some of the most sophisticated Soul and R&B of the Seventies, as well as being the launchpad for legendary vocalist Teddy Pendergrass. This three-disc set collects all of their recorded work for Philadelphia International Records, and is a superb and essential collection.

The Emotions: Don’t Ask My Neighbors: The Columbia/ARC Recordings (1976-1981) (SoulMusic Records)

The sisterly trio The Emotions helped to brighten up the musical world in the late 1970s, and this box set contains the lot of their successful chart-topping era, offering up some of the finest music that decade had to offer.

Billy Paul: Me & Mrs. Jones: The Anthology (SoulMusic Records)

Philadelphia Soul man Billy Paul was equally at home singing socially conscious songs and songs about making sweet, sweet love. A new compilation explores both themes in detail, offering up some fine Philly Soul.

Levert: Family Reunion: The Anthology (SoulMusic Records)

This two-disc set serves as an introduction to the work of Gerald Levert–both as a solo artist and with his band, the beloved R&B trio Levert.

Song Of The Day: Willie Hutch, “I Can Sho’ Give You Love”

Taken from the SoulMusic Records release, Havin’ A House Party/Making A Game Out Of Love.

Song Of The Day: Mtume, “Body And Soul (Take Me)”

Taken from the SoulMusic Records release, Prime Time: The Epic Anthology.

Song Of The Day: Sarah Dash, “I Can’t Believe Someone Like You (Could Really Love Me)”

Taken from the SoulMusic Records release, LaBelle: The Anthology.

Song Of The Day: Melba Moore, “This Is It”

Taken from the SoulMusic Records release, Standing Right Here: The Anthology (The Buddha and Epic Years).