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Soul Express Online - Most visited pages - December 2016

1. ( 1/ 1/ 1/ 1) Our front page

2. ( - / -/ -) Deep 5/2016 feat. Interview with Robert Finley
The December 2016 Deep column introducing Robert Finley, plus latest CD reviews by Lee Fields, Theo Huff, Might Sam McClain (posthumous) and Candi Staton.

3. ( -/ -/ -) Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy
Joe Ligon, the lead singer of The Might Clouds of Joy died on December 11, 2016. He was 80. Heikki Suosalo interviewed him in his 2013 Deep column. Read the interview!

4. ( 3/ 3/ 5/ 8) New reissue soul & funk releases in 2008-2015
We now list all the new CD reissue releases of classic soul and funk albums, both in USA, Europe and Japan! So many great soul & funk albums reissued monthly!

5. ( 6/ 6/ 6/10) The Manhattans Story Part 1
The first part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans
. Also the Manhattans albums are now available as CD reissues on our own CD shop - pick up your own favorites!

6. ( 2/ 2/ 2/ 5) New soul, funk, jazz CD releases out now!
New release soul CDs in US, Europe and Japan.

7. ( -/ -/ -/ -) Linda Jones: Precious - The Anthology 1963-1972)
UK label Kent release the Linda Jones anthology in December 2016, read the fresh review by Heikki Suosalo!

8. ( 7/ 7/16) The Temptations Album Discography
The Temptations, the most popular soul vocal group of all time, amazingly still have many of their albums unissued in CD format. However, in recent months, lots of new reissues have been made available from Japan, check out the latest Temptations reissues CDs now in stock!

9. ( 4/ 4/ 8) Marvin Sease Obituary
Marvin Sease Obituary; he died already on February 8, 2011, but ever since his obituary has been in our top ten most read pages!

10. (13/ -/ 4) The Manhattans Story Part 3
The third part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.





11. (26/ -/15) Deep Column
Deep Column main page collects all the Deep Soul columns and interviews on the same page.

12. (8/ 5/ 3/ 9) Deniece Williams Story
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part Deniece Williams Story, part 1.

13. ( 5/10/19/13) CD reviews
Read reviews of our albums of the month plus lots of other fresh CD releases.

14. ( 9/22/24/14) The Spinners Update 2009 f. Tribute to Pervis Jackson
Heikki Suosalo's 2009 update of his Spinners Story, including a tribute to Pervis Jackson and introducing the new member Jessie Peck.

15. (10/ 8/15/16) The Serious Soul Chart
Top 20 recommended CDs by our contributors, now updated quarterly.

16. (25/ -/27) The Whispers album discography
Check the album discography of the Whispers - most of their albums now available in CD format!

17. ( -/ -/ -/19) Soul Artist Discographies
Check all our soul artist album & single discographies. New discographies added almost monthly!

18. (11/27/20/17) Marvin Sease Interview
Read the in-depth interview with Marvin Sease, conducted back in the mid 90-s after his 7th album. he reveals how Candy Licker came about.

19 (15/11/13/20) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 2
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

20. (12/18/ -/ - Eugene Pitt & the Jive Five
Read Heikki Suosalo's story about Eugene Pitt & the Jive Five. Interviews with Eugene conducted on May 18 and 30 in 2009.




21. (17/ -/25) Bobby Womack Discography
Bobby Womack passed away on June 27, 2014. Read the full album discography of the legendary soul singer. Most of his albums are available as reissue CD from our online shop.

22. (16/13/17/24) The Manhattans Discography
Full discography of The Manhattans - read the detailed story with interviews too. Please note that lots of classic Manhattans albums have now been reissued in CD format - available at mid-price in our own CD Store!

23. (24/24/ -/ -) The Dramatics Discography
Full single and album discography of the legendary soul vocal group The Dramatics.

24. (21/16/22/ -) One Way Album Discography
One Way visited Luxury Soul Weekender in January 2015 in Blackpool. Full album discography of Al Hudson's legendary funk/soul group - buy the CDs from our online shop!

25. (20/19/29/25) Vintage Soul Top 20
Top 20 oldies soul tracks of the week, picked by our editor. All tracks available as CD reissues from our own CD shop!

26. (14/12/21/26) O.C. Smith Story
Full story of the legendary soul singer O.C. Smith (1932-2001), complete with an album and single discography.

27. (29/17/18/ -) The Masqueraders Story
Harold Thomas interviewed in our October Deep column. Read the whole story of the Masqueraders vocal group, complete with an interview and discography.

28. (19/ -/30/16) The Manhattans Story Part 2
The 2nd part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


29. ( -/14/ -/ 2) Deep 4/2016 feat. Interview with Percy Wiggins
The August 2016 Deep column, featuring an interviews with the Bo-Keys singer Percy Wiggins, plus checking brand new quality soul releases by William Bell, Eddie Levert and Will Downing.

30. ( -/ -/12) The Manhattans Story Part 4
The 4th part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans, covering the years 1980-1989.




Soul Express Online - Most visited pages - November 2016

1. ( 1/ 1/ 1) Our front page

2. ( 2/ 2/ 5) New soul, funk, jazz CD releases out now!
New release soul CDs in US, Europe and Japan.

3. ( 3/ 5/ 8) New reissue soul & funk releases in 2008-2015
We now list all the new CD reissue releases of classic soul and funk albums, both in USA, Europe and Japan! So many great soul & funk albums reissued monthly!

4. ( 4/ 8/ 3) Marvin Sease Obituary
Marvin Sease Obituary; he died already on February 8, 2011, but ever since his obituary has been in our top ten most read pages!

5. (10/19/13) CD reviews
Read reviews of our albums of the month plus lots of other fresh CD releases.

6. ( 6/ 6/10) The Manhattans Story Part 1
The first part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans
. Also the Manhattans albums are now available as CD reissues on our own CD shop - pick up your own favorites!

7. ( 7/16/ -) The Temptations Album Discography
The Temptations, the most popular soul vocal group of all time, amazingly still have many of their albums unissued in CD format. However, in recent months, lots of new reissues have been made available from Japan, check out the latest Temptations reissues CDs now in stock!

8. ( 5/ 3/ 9) Deniece Williams Story
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part Deniece Williams Story, part 1.

9. (22/24/14) The Spinners Update 2009 f. Tribute to Pervis Jackson
Heikki Suosalo's 2009 update of his Spinners Story, including a tribute to Pervis Jackson and introducing the new member Jessie Peck.

10. ( 8/15/16) The Serious Soul Chart
Top 20 recommended CDs by our contributors, now updated quarterly.




11. (27/20/17) Marvin Sease Interview
Read the in-depth interview with Marvin Sease, conducted back in the mid 90-s after his 7th album. he reveals how Candy Licker came about.

12. (18/ -/ - Eugene Pitt & the Jive Five
Read Heikki Suosalo's story about Eugene Pitt & the Jive Five. Interviews with Eugene conducted on May 18 and 30 in 2009.

13. ( -/ 4/ 4) The Manhattans Story Part 3
The third part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


14. (12/21/26) O.C. Smith Story
Full story of the legendary soul singer O.C. Smith (1932-2001), complete with an album and single discography.

15. (11/13/20) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 2
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

16. (13/17/24) The Manhattans Discography
Full discography of The Manhattans - read the detailed story with interviews too. Please note that lots of classic Manhattans albums have now been reissued in CD format - available at mid-price in our own CD Store!

17. ( -/25) Bobby Womack Discography
Bobby Womack passed away on June 27, 2014. Read the full album discography of the legendary soul singer. Most of his albums are available as reissue CD from our online shop.

18. ( -/14/21) The Manhattans Story Part 5
The 5th and last part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


19. ( -/30/16) The Manhattans Story Part 2
The 2nd part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


20. (19/29/25) Vintage Soul Top 20
Top 20 oldies soul tracks of the week, picked by our editor. All tracks available as CD reissues from our own CD shop!




21. (16/22/ -) One Way Album Discography
One Way visited Luxury Soul Weekender in January 2015 in Blackpool. Full album discography of Al Hudson's legendary funk/soul group - buy the CDs from our online shop!

22. (26/30/28) Quality Time Cream Cuts
Top 20 new soul tracks of today, as picked by our editor. Updated weekly.

23. ( -/ /29) Deep 2/2016 feat. Interview with L.J. Reynolds and Lavel Jackson
The March 2016 Deep column, featuring interviews with Dramatics' lead singer L.J. Reynolds and the newcomer for the legendary group, Lavel Jackson.

24. (24/ -/ -) The Dramatics Discography
Full single and album discography of the legendary soul vocal group The Dramatics.

25. ( -/27/15) The Whispers album discography
Check the album discography of the Whispers - most of their albums now available in CD format!

26. ( -/15/24) Deep Column
Deep Column main page collects all the Deep Soul columns and interviews on the same page.

27. ( 9/10/18) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 3
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

28. (20/ -/ -) Shirley Brown, Part 1
Read the full story of legendary Southern Soul singer Shirley Brown, complete with a full discography.

29. (17/18/ -) The Masqueraders Story
Harold Thomas interviewed in our October Deep column. Read the whole story of the Masqueraders vocal group, complete with an interview and discography.

30. (21/ -/ -) Boogie Tunes
Funk & boogie tunes for the week, all tracks available from our online CD shop. So many wonderful tracks now available in CD format as well!



Soul Express Online - Most visited pages - October 2016

1. ( 1/ 1/ 1) Our front page

2. ( 2/ 5/ 3) New soul, funk, jazz CD releases out now!
New release soul CDs in US, Europe and Japan.

3. ( 5/ 8/ 5) New reissue soul & funk releases in 2008-2015
We now list all the new CD reissue releases of classic soul and funk albums, both in USA, Europe and Japan! So many great soul & funk albums reissued monthly!

4. ( 8/ 3/ 2) Marvin Sease Obituary
Marvin Sease Obituary; he died already on February 8, 2011, but ever since his obituary has been in our top ten most read pages!

5. ( 3/ 9/ 6) Deniece Williams Story
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part Deniece Williams Story, part 1.

6. ( 6/10/ 4) The Manhattans Story Part 1
The first part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans
. Also the Manhattans albums are now available as CD reissues on our own CD shop - pick up your own favorites!

7. (16/ - / -) The Temptations Album Discography
The Temptations, the most popular soul vocal group of all time, amazingly still have many of their albums unissued in CD format. However, in recent months, lots of new reissues have been made available from Japan, check out the latest Temptations reissues CDs now in stock!

8. (15/16/14) The Serious Soul Chart
Top 20 recommended CDs by our contributors, now updated quarterly.

9. (10/18/ -) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 3
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

10. (19/13/10) CD reviews
Read reviews of our albums of the month plus lots of other fresh CD releases.




11. (13/20/13) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 2
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

12. (21/26/12) O.C. Smith Story
Full story of the legendary soul singer O.C. Smith (1932-2001), complete with an album and single discography.

13. (17/24/11) The Manhattans Discography
Full discography of The Manhattans - read the detailed story with interviews too. Please note that lots of classic Manhattans albums have now been reissued in CD format - available at mid-price in our own CD Store!

14. ( -/2/ -) Deep 4/2016 feat. Interview with Percy Wiggins
The August 2016 Deep column, featuring an interviews with the Bo-Keys singer Percy Wiggins, plus checking brand new quality soul releases by William Bell, Eddie Levert and Will Downing.

15. ( -/ -/ -) The Joy and Pain of Mighty Sam McClain - An Interview from 1998
Mighty Sam McClain died on June 16, 2015. Read the interview with Sam, which was conducted in 1998, and published originally in our printed magazine.

16. (22/ -/18) One Way Album Discography
One Way visited Luxury Soul Weekender in January 2015 in Blackpool. Full album discography of Al Hudson's legendary funk/soul group - buy the CDs from our online shop!

17. (18/ -/ -) The Masqueraders Story
Harold Thomas interviewed in our October Deep column. Read the whole story of the Masqueraders vocal group, complete with an interview and discography.

18. ( -/ -/ -) Eugene Pitt & the Jive Five
Read Heikki Suosalo's story about Eugene Pitt & the Jive Five. Interviews with Eugene conducted on May 18 and 30 in 2009.

19. (29/25/17) Vintage Soul Top 20
Top 20 oldies soul tracks of the week, picked by our editor. All tracks available as CD reissues from our own CD shop!

20. ( -/ -/ -) Shirley Brown, Part 1
Read the full story of legendary Southern Soul singer Shirley Brown, complete with a full discography.




21. ( -/ -/ -) Boogie Tunes
Funk & boogie tunes for the week, all tracks available from our online CD shop. So many wonderful tracks now available in CD format as well!

22. (24/14/25/16) The Spinners Update 2009 f. Tribute to Pervis Jackson
Heikki Suosalo's 2009 update of his Spinners Story, including a tribute to Pervis Jackson and introducing the new member Jessie Peck.

23. ( -/ -/ -) Deep 3/2016 feat. Interview with Bettye LaVette and introducing Greg Watson
The May 2016 Deep column, featuring interviews with the legendary Bettye LaVaette, who visited Helsinki in late April 2016. Heikki Suosalo also introduces a new Houston-based singer nameed Greg Watson.

24. ( -/ -/ -) The Dramatics Discography
Full single and album discography of the legendary soul vocal group The Dramatics.

25. (28/ -/ -) Interview with Marva King
Barry Towler interviewed Soul Sistah Marva King in 2006, when she had released her excellent new album "Soul Sistah" on Expansion Records.

26. (30/28/-) Quality Time Cream Cuts
Top 20 new soul tracks of today, as picked by our editor. Updated weekly.

27. (20/17/ 9) Marvin Sease Interview
Read the in-depth interview with Marvin Sease, conducted back in the mid 90-s after his 7th album. he reveals how Candy Licker came about.

28. ( -/22/21) Miki Howard Story
Miki Howard became a very topical soul songstress in summer 2016, when a movie about this wonderful songstress was published. Read our album by album story of Miki Howard, complete with an interview and full discography.

29. (11/ -/ -) The Soul Children - Story and Interview
Heikki Suosalo interviewed the legendary soul vocal group, and compiled a full story of the great soul group.

30. ( -/12/ -) Interview with Ali Ollie Woodson from 2000
An interview with the brilliant ex-lead vocalist of The Temptations, the one and only Ali Ollie Woodson. The interview was conducted back in year 2000.


Soul Express Online - Most visited pages - September 2016

1. ( 1/ 1/ 1) Our front page

2. ( 5/ 3/ 5) New soul, funk, jazz CD releases out now!
New release soul CDs in US, Europe and Japan.

3. ( 9/ 6/ 7) Deniece Williams Story
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part Deniece Williams Story, part 1.

4. ( 4 / 7/ 9) The Manhattans Story Part 3
The third part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


5. ( 8/ 5/ 6/ 6) New reissue soul & funk releases in 2008-2015
We now list all the new CD reissue releases of classic soul and funk albums, both in USA, Europe and Japan! So many great soul & funk albums reissued monthly!

6. (10/ 4/ 8) The Manhattans Story Part 1
The first part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans
. Also the Manhattans albums are now available as CD reissues on our own CD shop - pick up your own favorites!

7. ( 6/ -/ -/ -) Ebonys Interview
The founding member of the Ebonys, David Beasley is back with a new album with his new group. Read the story of the legendary vocal group, which recorded on the Philadelphia International Records label in the early 70s.

8. ( 3/ 2/ 4) Marvin Sease Obituary
Marvin Sease Obituary; he died already on February 8, 2011, but ever since his obituary has been in our top ten most read pages!

9. ( -/ -/ -) CD Review: Come Back Strong · Hotlanta Soul 4
Heikki Suosalo's CD review of UK Kent compilation Come Back Strong · Hotlanta Soul 4, featuring tracks by artists such as Dorothy Norwoord, Sam Dees, Lorraine Johnson, John Edwards and Loleatta Holloway.

10. (18/ -/21) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 3
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!




11. ( -/ -/27) The Soul Children - Story and Interview
Heikki Suosalo interviewed the legendary soul vocal group, and compiled a full story of the great soul group.

12. ( 7/28/ -) The Manhattans Story Part 4
The 4th part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans, covering the years 1980-1989.


13. (20/13/17) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 2
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

14. (21/19/ -) The Manhattans Story Part 5
The 5th and last part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


15. (16/14/18) The Serious Soul Chart
Top 20 recommended CDs by our contributors, now updated quarterly.

16. ( - / -/ -) The Temptations Album Discography
The Temptations, the most popular soul vocal group of all time, amazingly still have many of their albums unissued in CD format. However, in recent months, lots of new reissues have been made available from Japan, check out the latest Temptations reissues CDs now in stock!

17. (24/11/29) The Manhattans Discography
Full discography of The Manhattans - read the detailed story with interviews too. Please note that lots of classic Manhattans albums have now been reissued in CD format - available at mid-price in our own CD Store!

18. ( -/ -/19) The Masqueraders Story
Harold Thomas interviewed in our October Deep column. Read the whole story of the Masqueraders vocal group, complete with an interview and discography.

19. (13/10/22) CD reviews
Read reviews of our albums of the month plus lots of other fresh CD releases.

20. (17/ 9/10) Marvin Sease Interview
Read the in-depth interview with Marvin Sease, conducted back in the mid 90-s after his 7th album. he reveals how Candy Licker came about.




21. (26/12/26) O.C. Smith Story
Full story of the legendary soul singer O.C. Smith (1932-2001), complete with an album and single discography.

22. ( -/18/-) One Way Album Discography
One Way visited Luxury Soul Weekender in January 2015 in Blackpool. Full album discography of Al Hudson's legendary funk/soul group - buy the CDs from our online shop!

23. (27/15/30) The Whispers album discography
Check the album discography of the Whispers - most of their albums now available in CD format!

24. (14/25/16) The Spinners Update 2009 f. Tribute to Pervis Jackson
Heikki Suosalo's 2009 update of his Spinners Story, including a tribute to Pervis Jackson and introducing the new member Jessie Peck.

25. ( -/ -/ -) Bobby Womack Discography
Bobby Womack passed away on June 27, 2014. Read the full album discography of the legendary soul singer. Most of his albums are available as reissue CD from our online shop.

26. (15/24/-) Deep Column
Deep Column main page collects all the Deep Soul columns and interviews on the same page.

27. ( -/26/ -) Tymes Story and Discography
The complete Tymes Story including an interview with Al "Ceasar" Berry and the discography.

28. ( -/ -/ -) Interview with Marva King
Barry Towler interviewed Soul Sistah Marva King in 2006, when she had released her excellent new album "Soul Sistah" on Expansion Records.

29. (25/17/24) Vintage Soul Top 20
Top 20 oldies soul tracks of the week, picked by our editor. All tracks available as CD reissues from our own CD shop!

30. (28/-/28) Quality Time Cream Cuts
Top 20 new soul tracks of today, as picked by our editor. Updated weekly.



Soul Express Online - Most visited pages - August 2016

1. ( 1/ 1/ 1) Our front page

2. ( -/ -/ -) Deep 4/2016 feat. Interview with Percy Wiggins
The August 2016 Deep column, featuring an interviews with the Bo-Keys singer Percy Wiggins, plus checking brand new quality soul releases by William Bell, Eddie Levert and Will Downing.

3. (2/ 4/ 4) Marvin Sease Obituary
Marvin Sease Obituary; he died already on February 8, 2011, but ever since his obituary has been in our top ten most read pages!

4. (7/ 9/11) The Manhattans Story Part 3
The third part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


5. ( 3/ 5/ 3) New soul, funk, jazz CD releases out now!
New release soul CDs in US, Europe and Japan.

6. ( -/ -/ -) Ebonys Interview
The founding member of the Ebonys, David Beasley is back with a new album with his new group. Read the story of the legendary vocal group, which recorded on the Philadelphia International Records label in the early 70s.

7. (28/ -/ -) The Manhattans Story Part 4
The 4th part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans, covering the years 1980-1989.


8. ( 5/ 6/ 6) New reissue soul & funk releases in 2008-2015
We now list all the new CD reissue releases of classic soul and funk albums, both in USA, Europe and Japan! So many great soul & funk albums reissued monthly!

9. ( 6/ 7/ 9) Deniece Williams Story
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part Deniece Williams Story, part 1.

10. ( 4/ 8/ 8) The Manhattans Story Part 1
The first part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans
. Also the Manhattans albums are now available as CD reissues on our own CD shop - pick up your own favorites!




11. ( -/ -/ -) Prince Phillip Mitchell, part 3 (1977-2016)
Heikki Suosalo interviewed Prince Phillip Mitchell in summer 2015 and compiled a full story of the legendary singer and songwriter. This is the 3rd part of the story, covering years 1977-2016, focusing on the acclaimed singer career of Philip.

12. ( -/ -/ -) Interview with Ali Ollie Woodson from 2000
An interview with the brilliant ex-lead vocalist of The Temptations, the one and only Ali Ollie Woodson. The interview was conducted back in year 2000.

13. (10/22/12) CD reviews
Read reviews of our albums of the month plus lots of other fresh CD releases.

14. (25/16/10) The Spinners Update 2009 f. Tribute to Pervis Jackson
Heikki Suosalo's 2009 update of his Spinners Story, including a tribute to Pervis Jackson and introducing the new member Jessie Peck.

15. (24/-/15) Deep Column
Deep Column main page collects all the Deep Soul columns and interviews on the same page.

16. (14/18/18) The Serious Soul Chart
Top 20 recommended CDs by our contributors, now updated quarterly.

17. ( 9/10/30) Marvin Sease Interview
Read the in-depth interview with Marvin Sease, conducted back in the mid 90-s after his 7th album. he reveals how Candy Licker came about.

18. ( -/21/20) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 3
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

19. ( 8/13/28) Soul Artist Discographies
Check all our soul artist album & single discographies. New discographies added almost monthly!

20. (13/17/19) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 2
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!




21. (19/ -/ -) The Manhattans Story Part 5
The 5th and last part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


22. (21/ 2/ 7) Miki Howard Story
Miki Howard became a very topical soul songstress in summer 2016, when a movie about this wonderful songstress was published. Read our album by album story of Miki Howard, complete with an interview and full discography.

23. (20/ -/ -) Toni Green interview
Heikki Suosalo's interview with the lovely Toni Green, conducted in Porretta Soul Festival in July 2013.


24. (11/29/23) The Manhattans Discography
Full discography of The Manhattans - read the detailed story with interviews too. Please note that lots of classic Manhattans albums have now been reissued in CD format - available at mid-price in our own CD Store!

25. (17/24/21) Vintage Soul Top 20
Top 20 oldies soul tracks of the week, picked by our editor. All tracks available as CD reissues from our own CD shop!

26. (12/26/13) O.C. Smith Story
Full story of the legendary soul singer O.C. Smith (1932-2001), complete with an album and single discography.

27. (15/30/ -) The Whispers album discography
Check the album discography of the Whispers - most of their albums now available in CD format!

28. ( -/28/ -/28) Quality Time Cream Cuts
Top 20 new soul tracks of today, as picked by our editor. Updated weekly.

29. ( -/22/14/ 3) Deep 2/2016 feat. Interview with L.J. Reynolds and Lavel Jackson
The March 2016 Deep column, featuring interviews with Dramatics' lead singer L.J. Reynolds and the newcomer for the legendary group, Lavel Jackson.

30. (16/23/27) The Manhattans Story Part 2
The 2nd part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.



Soul Express Online - Most visited pages - July 2016

1. ( 1/ 1/ 1) Our front page

2. ( 4/ 4/ 3) Marvin Sease Obituary
Marvin Sease Obituary; he died already on February 8, 2011, but ever since his obituary has been in our top ten most read pages!

3. ( 5/ 3/ 2) New soul, funk, jazz CD releases out now!
New release soul CDs in US, Europe and Japan.

4. ( 8/ 8/ 6) The Manhattans Story Part 1
The first part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans
. Also the Manhattans albums are now available as CD reissues on our own CD shop - pick up your own favorites!

5. ( 6/ 6/ 5) New reissue soul & funk releases in 2008-2015
We now list all the new CD reissue releases of classic soul and funk albums, both in USA, Europe and Japan! So many great soul & funk albums reissued monthly!

6. ( 7/ 9/ 7) Deniece Williams Story
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part Deniece Williams Story, part 1.

7. ( 9/11/ 8) The Manhattans Story Part 3
The third part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


8. (13/28/29) Soul Artist Discographies
Check all our soul artist album & single discographies. New discographies added almost monthly!

9. (10/30/12) Marvin Sease Interview
Read the in-depth interview with Marvin Sease, conducted back in the mid 90-s after his 7th album. he reveals how Candy Licker came about.

10. (22/12/17) CD reviews
Read reviews of our albums of the month plus lots of other fresh CD releases.




11. (29/23/19) The Manhattans Discography
Full discography of The Manhattans - read the detailed story with interviews too. Please note that lots of classic Manhattans albums have now been reissued in CD format - available at mid-price in our own CD Store!

12. (26/13/11) O.C. Smith Story
Full story of the legendary soul singer O.C. Smith (1932-2001), complete with an album and single discography.

13. (17/19/10) Deniece Williams Story with Interview, Part 2
Heikki Suosalo's 3-part story of soul song bird Deniece Williams, complete with album discography and interview!

14. (18/18/15) The Serious Soul Chart
Top 20 recommended CDs by our contributors, now updated quarterly.

15. (30/ -/13) The Whispers album discography
Check the album discography of the Whispers - most of their albums now available in CD format!

16. (23/27/15) The Manhattans Story Part 2
The 2nd part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


17. (24/21/20) Vintage Soul Top 20
Top 20 oldies soul tracks of the week, picked by our editor. All tracks available as CD reissues from our own CD shop!

18. ( -/17/16/18) One Way Album Discography
One Way visited Luxury Soul Weekender in January 2015 in Blackpool. Full album discography of Al Hudson's legendary funk/soul group - buy the CDs from our online shop!

19. ( -/ -/ -) The Manhattans Story Part 5
The 5th and last part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans.


20. ( -/ -/ -) Toni Green interview
Heikki Suosalo's interview with the lovely Toni Green, conducted in Porretta Soul Festival in July 2013.





21. ( 2/ 7/ -) Miki Howard Story
Miki Howard became a very topical soul songstress in summer 2016, when a movie about this wonderful songstress was published. Read our album by album story of Miki Howard, complete with an interview and full discography.

22. (25/ -/ -) Boogie Tunes
Funk & boogie tunes for the week, all tracks available from our online CD shop. So many wonderful tracks now available in CD format as well!

23. Ray Parker, Jr & Raydio Album Discography ( -/ -/ -)
The album discography of the legendary funk soul group lead by the acclaimed guitarist Ray Parker, Jr.


24. ( -/15/24) Deep Column
Deep Column main page collects all the Deep Soul columns and interviews on the same page.

25. (16/10/ 9) The Spinners Update 2009 f. Tribute to Pervis Jackson
Heikki Suosalo's 2009 update of his Spinners Story, including a tribute to Pervis Jackson and introducing the new member Jessie Peck.

26. ( - / -/21) Tymes Story and Discography
The complete Tymes Story including an interview with Al "Ceasar" Berry and the discography.

27. ( -/ -/ -) The Dramatics Discography
Full single and album discography of the legendary soul vocal group The Dramatics.

28. ( -/ -/ -) The Manhattans Story Part 4
The 4th part of Heikki Suosalo's detailed story of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans, covering the years 1980-1989.


29. (20/29/22) Interview with Candi Staton
An interview with Candi Staton from the year 2006, when she visited Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland.

30. ( -/ -/ -) Soul Express CD Shop
The introductory page of our own CD shop - delivering classic soul and funk CDs all over the world!