John Simmons

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

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

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...

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...

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...

DONTAVIUS TURNER (Ft. Phillip Ballou): AIN'T NOTHING (LIKE THE LOVE) (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

The latest release from SoulMusic Records (distributed by Warner X) is an exciting version of the Philly soul-flavoured "Ain't Nothing (Like The Love)" by multi-talented guitarist, musician and producer Dontavius Turner which features the sampled original vocals by the late Phillip Ballou, member of the '70s group Revelation and longtime background vocalist with Luther Vandross.