SoulMusic Records Releases

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

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...

JERMAINE LOCKHART - THE SUNSHINE ALBUM (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

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

CARLA THOMAS: LET ME BE GOOD TO YOU -The Atlantic & Stax Recordings (1960-1968), 4CD Box Set (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red)

SoulMusic Records is proud to present a first-of-its-kind complete collection of all of the Atlantic and Stax recordings by Carla Thomas, released between 1960-1968. With a total of 94 tracks, “Let Me Be Good To You” celebrates ‘The First Lady Of Stax Records’ whose 1961 classic hit ‘Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)’ led to the Memphis-based label’s distribution with Atlantic Records. Sequenced by session, the deluxe 4-CD set includes tracks from Carla’s four solo albums, plus the famed 1967 “King & Queen” LP of duets with the late Otis Redding.

BARBARA LEWIS: DON'T FORGET ABOUT ME - The Atlantic & Reprise Recordings 3CD (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red)

SoulMusic Records is proud to present a first-of-its-kind compilation of recordings by renowned singer/songwriter Barbara Lewis spanning her six years with Atlantic Records (1962-1968) and her brief one-year tenure with Reprise Records (1972). Known the world over in particular for her timeless classics, ‘Hello Stranger’ and ‘Baby, I’m Yours’, the Michigan-born chanteuse’s distinctive brand of sweet soul brought her much acclaim in the mid-60s, resulting in a total of five Atlantic albums...

SOLOMON BURKE: THE KING OF ROCK'N' SOUL 3-CD box set (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red)

This 3-CD SoulMusic Records’ set celebrates the recordings that Solomon Burke made for the legendary Atlantic Records label between 1960 and 1968. Solomon is generally acknowledged as one of the greatest soul singers to emerge during the genre’s golden days. He signed to Atlantic before ‘soul music’ became a bona fide sub-genre of African-American music and he was, in fact, one of the first artists to use ‘soul’ to describe his music. He would eventually be known the world over as ‘The King of Rock and Soul’.

THE STYLISTICS: LOVE IS BACK IN STYLE (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

THE STYLISTICS, justifiably considered one of the premier vocal groups in the world of classic soul recorded the LOVE IS BACK IN STYLE album in 1994 with award-winning producer/songwriter and music man Preston Glass. SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Records is proud to announce its worldwide digital release via Warner X

CLIF PAYNE: TOO (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Recordings proudly presents "Too," the sophomore album by renowned singer/songwriter Clif Payne, featuring duets with Freda Payne and the UK Top 10 soul charted single, "Get Up, Get Busy". Produced by Preston Glass & Larry Batiste, distributed digitally worldwide via Warner X

PHILLIP BALLOU: Ain't Nothing Like The Love (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

The latest SoulMusic Records (SMR) Digital release, distributed by Warner X, features the soulful vocals of the late Phillip Ballou - known many years as a studio and touring vocalist with the legendary Luther Vandross... Originally planned as Phillip's first solo single back in 1979, this upbeat Philly soul-flavored groove is finally gaining its first digital release worldwide...

ESTHER PHILLIPS: BRAND NEW DAY 5CD box set (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red)

Produced by SoulMusic Records founder David Nathan (who first met Esther in 1965), “Brand New Day – The Lenox/Atlantic & Roulette Recordings” is a sumptuous first-of-its-kind 5-CD box set, consisting of (102) tracks of the legendary Esther Phillips' work in a variety of different musical settings, with a number of previously unreleased tracks and the first reconstruction of her 1970 live LP, "Burnin'"....