Archive for July, 2009

Hung Up On Your Love

Posted in 7Ts Soul, Modern Soul, Montclairs, Neo Soul, Northern Soul, Woody Cunningham on July 28, 2009 by SoulSpinner

Linking neatly from the previous Will Downing post. Northern Soul classic The Montclairs ‘Hung Up On Your Love’ taken from the 1972 album ‘Dreaming Out Of Season’ written by Phil Perry and an updated version from 1997 by Woody Cunningham from the Never Say Never LP.

Phil Perry performing Hung Up On Your Love from Ian Levine…

Montclairs, The [1973] - Hung Up On Your Love [UK Contempo CS.2036]

The Montclairs [1973] – Hung Up On Your Love

Woody Cunningham [1997] - Never Say Never

Woody Cunningham [1997] –  Hung Up On Your Love

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Will Downing [2009] – Classique – ‘Baby I’m For Real’ & ‘I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More’

Posted in Modern Soul, Neo Soul, Will Downing on July 28, 2009 by SoulSpinner

Will Downing [2009] - Classique

The brand new album from Will Downing features a mix of new tunes and a few 70s covers including Barry White’s ‘I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little More,  Baby’ (Watch out for a future post of Kellee Patterson’s version) David Ruffin’s ‘Statue Of A Fool’ and a superb version of The Originals classic ‘Baby I’m For Real’ featuring Phil Perry (Watch out for a future post of the Hamilton Bohannon version – it’s out of this world!).

This post is from promotional purposes only.  The CD is freely available.  If you like the samples BUY the CD and support the artist.

Jackie Wilson – More Northern Soul …

Posted in 6Ts Soul, Northern Soul on July 16, 2009 by SoulSpinner

A couple more Northern Soul tracks …

Jackie Wilson [] – My Heart Is Calling []

Jackie Wilson [] – You Got Me Walking []

Jackie Wilson – R&B Time …

Posted in 6Ts Soul, Jackie Wilson, R&B on July 16, 2009 by SoulSpinner

Some earlier 60s ‘rawer’ R&B cuts …

Jackie Wilson [] – Soulville [Brunswick]


Jackie Wilson [] – That’s Why R&B



Jackie Wilson [] – You’d Better Know It R&B



Jaclie Wilson [] – Baby Workout

Jackie Wilson [] – I Can Do Better [Brunswick]

Jackie Wilson [] – Lonely Life [Brunswick]

Jackie performed this? song it the Movie, “Teenage Millionaire”.The melody is from a classical piece, words by Al Kasha who wrote 7 songs for Jackie as well as for Steve Lawrence, Elvis and many more including 2 Academy Award songs, for “The Poseidon Adventure” and “Towering Inferno” “Lonley Life” reached #80 on the charts in 1961. The flip side, “I’m Coming On Back To You”, also written by Al Kasha, charted at #19 Pop and #9 R & B. Jackie Wilson had 5 chart hits in 1961 [PutOnASweater]

The Soul Balladry of Jackie Wilson …

Posted in 6Ts Soul, Deep Soul on July 16, 2009 by SoulSpinner


Jackie Wilson [] – To Make A Big Man Cry [] From the ‘Whispers’ album



Jackie Wilson [] – Who Am I [] From the ‘Whispers’ album

Jackie Wilson [1967] – I Don’t Need You Around



Jackie Wilson [1967] – Those Heartaches



Jackie Wilson [] – Nobody But You



Jackie Wilson [] – Stop Lying [Brunswick]



Jackie Wilson [] – I Believe I’ll Love You R&B

Jackie Wilson … Cross the tracks Crossover Soul …

Posted in 6Ts Soul, 7Ts Soul, Crossover on July 16, 2009 by SoulSpinner


Jackie Wilson [] – Light My Fire [Brunswick] – Cover version of The Doors



Jackie Wilson [] – I’ve Learned About Life [Brunswick]

Jackie Wilson [] – This Love Is Real [Brunswick] – Crossover



Jackie Wilson [] – The Fairest Of Them All [Brunswick] – The A side to Whispers (Getting Louder)


Jackie Wilson [] – It Only Happens (When I look At You) [Brunswick] – Cover of Aretha Franklin [Atlantic]

Jackie Wilson [] – Love Uprising [Brunswick ] – Superb Crossover also done by the Chi-Lites and Otis Leavill

The Chi-Lites [] – Love Uprising [Brunswick] – Crossover

Otis Leavill [] – Love Uprising (Live) from Ian Levine

Jackie Wilson [] – Just As The Feeling’s Over [Brunswick ] – So Soulful Crossover



Jackie Wilson [] – I’m The One To Do It [Brunswick ] – Crossover Also covered by Lavern Baker



Lavern Baker [] – I’m The One To Do It [Brunswick 775408] – Crossover



Jackie Wilson [] – You Left The Fire Burning [Brunswick]



Jackie Wilson [] – Beautiful Day [Brunswick ] – Crossover


Jackie Wilson does Motown …

Posted in 6Ts Soul, Jackie Wilson, Motown, Northern Soul on July 16, 2009 by SoulSpinner

Jackie Wilson teamed up with The Count Basie Orchestra around 1967 and covered a number of Motown hits …

Jackie Wilson & The Count Basie Orchestra [] – Uptight (Everything’s Alright) – Cover version of Stevie Wonder [Tamla]


Jackie Wilson & The Count Basie Orchestra [] – My Girl [Brunswick] – Cover version of The Temptations


Jackie Wilson [] -I Was Made To Love Her [] – Cover version of Stevie Wonder