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 45s: Betty Lavette – Ticket To The Moon
Crushing drums, heavy wah guitar from the legendary Dennis Coffey, and vocals like only Betty Lavette can deliver. This is no doubt one of the heaviest 45s I own. When Betty Lavette re-released her seminal track “Let Me Down Easy”, reimagined as a heavy funk number the writers at Karen Records, inspired by the recent…
Deep Soul Mix
This mix is one that i’ve been meaning to make for a while, so it’s with great pleasure that I finally get to share with you a collection of my all time favourite Deep Soul 45s.
*Listen* Deep Soul Nuggets
I’m going to be releasing a mix of Deep and Sweet Soul from 45s in a fortnight, so to get in the mood for that, this weeks playlist is a selection of Deep and Sweet Soul featured on the OOQ radio show. Enjoy!! *Disclaimer – There are a few spoilers of the mix so look…
Friday 45: Diplomats – I’ve Got That Kind Of Love
After a brief hiatus, i’m back on the Friday 45s with this deep number. As sampled on the latest Wu-Tang album and featured on OOQ pt.43.