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Manhattan Soul - Volume 2
Format: Audio CD|Change
Price:£11.03+ Free shipping with Amazon Prime

TOP 1000 REVIEWERon 6 August 2012
A fine collection of songs from the fantastic Scepter, Wand and Musicor labels (from 1962 - 75) - most tracks come from the period of 1965 - 67. The cd (61.48 mins.) has excellent sound quality, and comes with an excellent 16 page colour booklet which has information about each track, label scans and pics. There are lots of great tracks here - 'That girl' by Porgy & the monarchs, 'New Neighbourhood' by the ever great Tommy Hunt, 'I'm gonna have a party' by Ed Bruce is fantastic as is 'How do you feel' by Big Maybelle (a truely great female soul singer along with the likes of Doris Duke, Doris Troy and Maxine Brown). There are four 1970's tracks on the comp. which are'nt my bag as a rule but 'You babe' by Something New is very good. There are four unreleased tracks as well - one by the great Jimmy Radcliffe. Overall there are lots of different styles of soul on here, theres bound to be something you like. 'Runaway Slave' by Joe Perkins is rapidly becomming a guilty pleasure. Buy it and enjoy. Also check out volume one.

Please Note: Track 5 as listed by Amazon 'Sylvia Jenkins' - 'It's gonna be alright' is NOT on the compilation but The Premiers 'Lonely Weatherman' takes its place.
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on 29 August 2013
as a rare soul lover for 40 years with hundreds of soul and motown cds its nice to still find hidden gems,great stuff.
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