SoulMusic Records Releases

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'"....

DORIS TROY: You Got Me Baby (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 recording studio in 1979 when disco was as its height and cut this catchy and jubilant dance music original, co-written and co-produced by John Simmons and David Nathan...and now 41 years later, it's being released via SoulMusic Records, distributed by Warner X... Timeless...

LITTLE ANTHONY: Just Like It Was Yesterday (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Recordings is excited to announce the release of a brand new digital single by the legendary Little Anthony.  Produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass, "Just Like It Was Yesterday" was co-written by Philly soul icon Thom Bell. Distributed by Warner X and available on all digital platforms...