Friday 45s: Syl Johnson – Everybody Needs Love

Today’s Friday 45 comes from Syl Johnson, a flipside to his 1971 single “That’s Why” on the Chicago label, Twinight. This was featured on my mix of Deep Soul from a few months back, which you can hear here, or later on Reform Radio, when it airs as OOQ pt.54.

“Friday 45” Ivy Jo – I Can Feel The Pain

Today’s 45 comes from one of the forgotten men of Mowtown, Ivy Jo Hunter. When Hunter signed a contract with Mowtown in 1963 he signed 4 separate contracts as a songwriter, artist, producer and artist manager. Whilst he had a great deal of success as a songwriter, writing for The Four Tops, The Isley Brothers,…