ISSUE 1053 INTERVIEWS: Tito Jackson (cover), Chet Faker (cover), Van Morrison, Joy Denalane, DJ Krust, Soulful Femme and Michael Mayo (one to watch)
B&S COLUMNISTS THIS ISSUE: Ralph Tee (Modern Soul), Ben Lovett (Dance), Richard Searling (Northern Soul) and Frank Elson takes a look back at his Checkin’ It Out columns in B&S magazine 186 (Feb 12-25) 1976 and soul royal Bobby Womack’s concert in Birmingham, amount other things events and releases.
REGULAR FEATURE: Duncan Payne takes his Blues & Soul Years time machine back to 1991 and the very vibrant UK music scene which boasted a little something for everyone. This feature also pays homage to the artists of 1991 with lists of ‘Best Of’ B&S Chart releases and Readers Poll winners.
FEATURE: Concluding part of Duncan Payne's enthralling Philadelphia Records International story. Read about the demise of the iconic record label and the legendary legacy Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff left behind in this, PIR’s 50th Anniversary year. This issue includes lists of PIR artists/tracks which put the label on the map, also the Philadelphia International B&S Readers Poll winners.
Talking of not to be missed, it’s a doubleheader from Duncan Payne, with the 3rd and concluding part his enthralling Philadelphia Records International story. Read about the demise of the iconic record label and the legendary legacy Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff left behind in this, PIR’s 50th Anniversary year. This issue also includes the lists of PIR artists and the tracks which put the label on the map, also the Philadelphia International B&S Readers Poll winners.
LIVE REVIEWS: Our live coverage is well and truly up and running again as we catch a plethora of superb live shows from London’s Cafe including Acantha Lang, Oliva Dean, Tayo Sound, Duchess and Zara Mcfarlane.
CHARTS: B&S Upfront Urban, Ben Lovett's Grooveyard Essentials Dance, proabably the coolest list on the planet soul/r&b, jazz-soul Hip List.
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REGULAR FEATURE: Soulful Social... where readers can have their say.
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