Doris Troy

DORIS TROY: Classic Soul 1974 Interview

2021 Introduction: Honouring the anniversary of her passing in 2004, we remember R&B Foundation Pioneer Awardee Doris Troy, known as ‘Mama Soul’ (and the inspiration for the musical “Mama, I Want To Sing” in which she appeared for many years) and for classic hits such as the timeless classic “Just One Look” and her work with legendary artists such The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Dusty Springfield among many others. David Nathan, a longtime friend, recalls an in person interview with Doris in London….

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

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...

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...

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...