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PHARAOH’S DREAM: Children Of The Night (The 2021 Late At Night Regroove) (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

2022-02-15T22:08:40-05:00November 5, 2021|Categories: David Nathan, Digital Releases, SoulMusic Records|Tags: , , , , |

SoulMusic Records (Digital) in association with Platinum Garage Recordings presents a remix of the Pharaoh's Dream recording of the Philly soul classic, "Children Of The Night." The 2021 Late At Night Regroove features special guests Will Downing and Najee with lead vocals by David Nathan


2022-02-15T03:50:16-05:00July 22, 2021|Categories: David Nathan, David Nathan’s Diary|Tags: , |

In the summer of1978, David Nathan conducted one of his memorable interviews with 'The Queen Of Soul,' then living at her beautiful home in Encino, California. Among the many topics covered in their extensive conversation was Aretha's then-recent recording of the song, "You Light Up My Life" which she had been performing in concert to standing ovations. In a remarkable turn of events, David had a hand in bringing that recording to light in 2021!

PHILLIP BALLOU: We’ll Be Together (SoulMusic Records-Digital/Warner X)

2022-02-18T04:07:48-05:00July 16, 2021|Categories: David Nathan, Digital Releases, SoulMusic Records|Tags: , , , |

Now available as a SoulMusic Records (SMR) Digital release, "We'll Be Together" is the second 45 by the ever soulful Phillip Ballou. When released on vinyl for the first time (as a limited edition) in 2020, 41 years after being recorded, it sold out within a few weeks, with YouTube reviews that named this modern soul gem " the best release to end 2020...." Now available on all digital platforms worldwide


2022-02-15T03:50:23-05:00February 19, 2021|Categories: David Nathan, David Nathan’s Diary|Tags: |

In celebration of the anniversary of her birthday on February 21st, 1933 and in conjunction with the digital release of an expanded edition of “Folksy Nina,” the iconic Nina Simone’s 8th album for Colpix Records, founder David Nathan recalls in this Q&A the impact this pioneering artist and SoulMusic Hall Of Fame ‘Legacy Posthumous’ inductee had on him during his teenage years in London...

DORIS TROY Ft. MYSTIC MERLIN: Whatcha Gonna Do + bonus track (SoulMusic Records/X Warner)

2020-12-15T21:37:07-05:00December 15, 2020|Categories: David Nathan, Reissues, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

A 1980 reworking of the legendary Doris Troy's original 1963 classic, "What'cha Gonna Do About It" featuring the popular funk band Mystic Merlin eemained unreleased for almost forty years until 2018 when SuperDiscoEdits licensed the track for release as a limited edition vinyl 12" single (now out of print). Making its digital debut via Warners/X5 with a bonus track...

ASHFORD & SIMPSON: Classic Soul 1979 Interview

2020-10-16T18:35:58-04:00October 16, 2020|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, David Nathan, Uncategorized|Tags: , | founder David Nathan conducted his first in person interview in America while on holiday in October, 1974 with Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson, already established as hitmaking songwriters and producers at Motown and by 1974, one year into recording a series of amazing albums for Warner Brothers. By 1979, David was living in New York and Nick & Val were riding a wave of success as performers and chartmakers in their own right...

DORIS TROY: It’s All In The Game (1979 Disco Version) (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

2020-10-02T16:57:43-04:00October 2, 2020|Categories: David Nathan, Reissues, Uncategorized|Tags: |

R&B/pop and soul pioneer, the late Doris Troy (of "Just One Look" fame) went into a New York studio in 1979 for a two-song recording session with John Simmons and David Nathan aimed at the global disco market. 41 years later, SoulMusic Records released one of the tracks, the original "You Got Me Baby" and making its worldwide debut now is the second track, a rousing reworking of the 1958 classic, "It's All In The Game"... ...and now 41 years later, it's being released via SoulMusic Records, distributed by Warner X... Timeless...


2020-09-18T16:58:59-04:00September 18, 2020|Categories: David Nathan, Reissues, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Records is proud to announce the worldwide release of "The Sunshine Album" by multi-talented saxophonist/musician Jermaine Lockhart. Executive produced by the iconic George Benson, Preston Glass & David Nathan, this exciting project includes a rousing cover of Steve Winwood's "Roll With It" (featuring Ellis Hall and Rob Mullins) and Jermaine's 2020 digital singles, "Back To The Sunshine" (a UK soul chart Top 10) and "Perfect Timing" among other musical standouts... Available on all digital platforms, distributed by Warner X

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