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NEW SOUL MUSIC CD RELEASES IN 2008

NEW: Check also new reissue soul / funk CDs

US = U.S. Release
EU = EU Release
UK = No U.S. release, only released in UK
JAP = No U.S./European release, released in Japan only

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DECEMBER 2008 RELEASES


NICKI RICHARDS Nicki US
THE STYLISTICS That Same Way JAP
TRISH ANDREWS These Three Words US
SHERREE BROWN (formerly Sherree Ford-Payne - not to be confused with Sheree Brown) First Fruit US
ANTHONY HAMILTON The Point of It All US
MUSIQ (SOULCHILD) On My Radio US
SPENCER WIGGINS I'm Going on US
KEYSHIA COLE A Different Me US
THE CHESTNUT BROTHERS Retro Soul US



NOVEMBER 2008 RELEASES


FIVE CORNERS QUINTET Hot Corner FINNISH
WILLIE CLAYTON Soul and Blues US
OTIS CLAY Live Again (2-CD) US
DEBORAH COX The Promise US
MUSIC SOULCHILD Philly Soul Christmas US
BEYONCE I Am... Sasha Fierce US
MAVIS STAPLES Live: Hope at the Hideout US
BRIAN McKNIGHT I'll Be Home for Christmas US
NICOLE JACKSON Nickee's Got It Going On US
SHONTELLE Shontillegence US
CHANDRA CALLOWAY Gonna Give It to Ya US
GEOFFREY WILLIAMS Move Into Soul UK
SEAN Soul US/UK
SAM BOSTIC Soul Supreme UK
JUANITA BYNUM Pouring My Love on You US
KIM WATERS I Want You: Love in the Spirit of Marvin US

OCTOBER 2008 RELEASES



MAYSA Metamorphosis UK/US
KLOUD 9 Enjoy the Ride UK
VARIOUS Soul Togetherness 2008 UK
VARIOUS Ralph Tee's Soul Ecstasy UK
VARIOUS The Sound of Jazz FM 2008 UK
COOL MILLION Going Out Tonight UK
NICOLA CONTE Rituals ITALIAN
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Arrival US
HOWARD HEWETT A Howard Hewett Christmas US
JOHN LEGEND Evolver US
KIERRA KIKI SHEARD Bold! Right! Life! US
LABELLE Back to Now US
JON B Helpless Romantic US
MONTELL JORDAN Let It Rain US
INCOGNITO More Tales Remixed JAP
MIKKI BLEU Back In Tha Building US
MARY MARY Sound US
CANDI STATON I Will Sing My Praise to You US
DAVID BRINSTON Party Time US
WILL EASLEY Sweet Sexy Soul US
LONNIE HILL Jeans On US
DARCELL Darcell US
RON PHILLIPS Serious (No Pressure) US
GREGG A. SMITH Triple Play Swing US
TINA JOHNSON I'm Free US
MARVIN WINANS JR. Image of a Man US
WAR Greatest Hits Live US
MICHELLE WILLIAMS Unexpected US
P.J. MORTON Live from LA US


SEPTEMBER 2008 RELEASES



LEDISI It's Christmas US
RAHSAAN PATTERSON The Ultimate Gift US
STEPHANIE McKAY Bbq US
WILSON MEADOWS Transformation US
JOE (THOMAS) New Man US
TAKE 6 The Standard US
JENNIFER HUDSON Jennifer Hudson US
THE TONY RICH PROJECT Exist US
TERRI DEXTER Listen US
WAYNE BRADY Long Time Coming US
DONALD CONNOR Paparazzi US
JEFF LORBER Heard That US
SPYRO GYRA Night Before Christmas US
FOURPLAY Energy US
KIRK WHALUM Promises Made: The Millennium Promise Jazz Project US
RAPHAEL SAADIQ The Way I See It US
GEORGE CLINTON George Clinton and His Gangsters of Love US
NATALIE COLE Still Unforgettable US
KENNY LATTIMORE Timeless US
ERIC BENET Love & Life US
LEIGH JONES Music in My Soul US
THOMAS McCLARY Revolution Not a Revival US
TERRENCE HOWARD Shine Through It US


AUGUST 2008 RELEASES


PHIL PERRY Ready for Love US
EVELYN "CHAMPAGNE" KING Open Book US
LEON WARE Moon Ride US
JEFF FLOYD Keepin' It Real US
DAVID SANBORN Here and Gone US
GEORGE DUKE Dukey Treats US
DARWIN HOBBS Free
DON-E Natural UK
EARTH, WIND & FIRE Live in Japan DVD+CD US
THE MANHATTANS Sweet Talking Soul 1965-1990 US BOX SET (3 CDs)
TRAMAINE HAWKINS Praise & Worship US
NICOLE HENRY Very Thought of You US
ROBIN McKELLE Modern Antique US
IRMA THOMAS Simply Grand US
DAVE HOLLISTER Witness Protection US
MAYISHA This Much Is True US
KARINA First Love US
SOLANGE KNOWLES Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams US
LLOYD Lessons in Love US

JULY 2008 RELEASES


THE SOUL CHILDREN Still Standing US
LORI DOW Love Changes US
STEVE CROPPER/FELIX CAVALIERE Nudge It Up a Notch US
EDDIE FLOYD Eddie Loves You So US
ROY HARGROVE QUINTET Earfood US
DAMITA No Looking Back US
SIR CHARLES JONES My Story US
RUE DAVIS Return of the Legend US
SWEET ANGEL Handle Your Business US
NOEL GOURDIN After My Time US
STUFF Live at Montreux 1976 US
CHICK WILLIS Don of the Blues US
GARNET MIMMS Is Anybody out There US

JUNE 2008 RELEASES


DWELE Sketches of a Man US
ANTHONY DAVID Acey Duecy US
GERALD ALBRIGHT Sax for Stax US
ARNOLD McCULLER Sabor US
ERIC DARIUS Goin' All Out US
D'ANGELO Best so Far US
RIHANNA Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded (CD+DVD) US
CHRIS BROWN Exclusive: The Forever Edition (CD+DVD) US
CASSANDRA WILSON Loverly US
PATTI LaBELLE Live in Washington US
SOLOMON BURKE Like a Fire US
LALAH HATHAWAY Self Portrait US
CHANTÉ MOORE Love the Woman US
HIL ST. SOUL Black Rose US
FUNK BROTHERS Live in Orlando US
THE EMBERS The Show Must Go On US
ASHANTI Declaration US
BIG CYNTHIA Don't Hate US


MAY 2008 RELEASES



AL GREEN Lay It Down US
CALVIN RICHARDSON When Love Comes US
USHER Here I Stand US
MIKI HOWARD Private Collection US
INCOGNITO Tales from the Beach EU/UK
REGINA BELLE Love Forever Shines US
ESPERANZA SPALDING Esperanza US
VICTORIA WHITE Upside US
SEKOU BUNCH The Next Level US
LIZZ FIELDS Pleasureville US
NIKITA GERMAINE Just Kita US
KEITH SWEAT Just Me US
MINT CONDITION E-Life US
GERALD ALSTON Sings Sam Cooke US
BILLY GRIFFIN Believe It or Not - The Collection UK
L.J. REYNOLDS The Message US
OMAR CUNNINGHAM Time Served US
KENNE WAYNE You're the Best US
FRANK MENDENHALL Hard Times US
TARA ALEXANDER Full Circle US
MYRON Myron & The Works JAP
ROMINA JOHNSON Soul River JAP
BRIAN CULBERTSON Bringing Back the Funk US

APRIL 2008 RELEASES


TRINA BROUSSARD Inside My Love UK
GAIL JHONSON Pearls US
CYNTHIA JONES Gotta Soul US
GINA GREEN My Journey US
RAVEN-SYMONÉ Raven-Symoné US
LATONYA HOLMES Love Me Just For Me US
HARMONY Indivisible US
CHERO MICHEL Learned from the Best US
STANLEY JORDAN State of Nature US
NICHOLAS PAYTON Into the Blue US
LYFE JENNINGS Lyfe Change US
NELLIE "TIGER" DAVIS I'm a Woman US
CONYA DOSS Still US
SY SMITH Conflict US
ESTELLE Shine US
CE CE WINANS Thy Kingdom Come US
DORINDA CLARK-COLE Take It Back US
JOHN LEGEND Live from Philadelphia (DVD) US
DIONNE WARWICK Why We Sing US
VICTOR WOOTEN Palmystery US

MARCH 2008 RELEASES


MARCUS MILLER Marcus US
GERALD VEASLEY Your Move US
BOB BALDWIN NewUrbanJazz.com US
BOBBY WATSON From the Heart US
MARCUS JOHNSON In Concert for a Cause US
TY CAUSEY Body Language US
THE SAX PACK (KIM WATERS, STEVE COLE, JEFF KASHIWA) The Sax Pack US
PATRICK GREEN Popcorn Man US
EUCLID GRAY Unleashed US
LINA Morning Star US

FEBRUARY 2008 RELEASES


LIZZ WRIGHT The Orchard US
ERYKAH BADU New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War US
JILL SCOTT Live in Paris (CD/DVD) US
KENNY G Rhythm and Romance US
THE AVERAGE WHITE BAND Soul of the City US
JANET JACKSON Discipline US
MANHATTANS Men Cry Too US
RALPH MACDONALD Mixty Motions US
CICERO BLAKE It's You I Need US
NORMAN HUTCHINS Spontaneous Praise, Vol. 1 [Live] US
CHAKA KHAN Greatest Hits Live
LORI JENAIRE Fruition US
J .HOLIDAY Back of My Lac' US
ALGEBRA Purpose US
MS. JODY I Never Take a Day Off US

JANUARY 2008 RELEASES


WILLIE CLAYTON My Tyme US
BETTYE LaVETTE Do Your Duty US
RAHEEM DeVAUGHN Love Behind the Melody US
DONNIE RAY You've Got Me US
LEONARD JULIEN III Reflections of Soul US

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