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THE SERIOUS SOUL CHART

THE SERIOUS SOUL CHARTS IN 2003

The Latest Serious Soul Chart

DECEMBER 2003


1 (-) WILL DOWNING Emotions
2 (1) IMPROMP2 The Definition of Love
3 (8) ANTHONY HAMILTON Comin' from Where I'm from
4 (6) BARRINGTON Best Kept Secret
5 (4) JON LUCIEN Live in NYC
6 (5) ARETHA FRANKLIN So Damn Happy
7 (2) JUEWETT BOSTICK It's Not So Easy
8 (13) RHIAN BENSON Gold Coast
9 (9) VENUS MALONE Pretty on the Inside
10 (16) VARIOUS Soul Togetherness 2003

11 (19) FULL FLAVA Colour of My Soul
12 (-) ISLEY meets BACHARACH Here I Am
13 (-) VARIOUS Organic Soul 3
14 (-) ALICIA KEYS The Diary of Alicia Keys
15 (11) LEON WARE Luv's Drippin'
16 (18) MARLON SAUNDERS Enter My Mind
17 (7) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
18 (3) LARRY GOLD Presents Don Cello & Friends
19 (-) FRANK McCOMB Truth
20 (-) SEEK Journey into Day


NOVEMBER 2003


1 (1) IMPROMP2 The Definition of Love
2 (2) JUEWETT BOSTICK It's Not So Easy
3 (4) LARRY GOLD Presents Don Cello & Friends
4 (5) JON LUCIEN Live in NYC
5 (15) ARETHA FRANKLIN So Damn Happy
6 (9) BARRINGTON Best Kept Secret
7 (3) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
8 (14) ANTHONY HAMILTON Comin' from Where I'm from
9 (13) VENUS MALONE Pretty on the Inside
10 (10) TOWER OF POWER Oakland Zone

11 (6) LEON WARE Luv’s Drippin’
12 (18) ERYKAH BADU Worldwide Underground
13 (-) RHIAN BENSON Gold Coast
14 (7) LEDISI Soulsinger - The Revival
15 (8) ROY HARGROVE presents THE RH FACTOR Hard Groove
16 (-) VARIOUS Soul Togetherness 2003
17 (16) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
18 (-) MARLON SAUNDERS Enter My Mind
19 (-) FULL FLAVA Colour of My Soul
20 (19) DAVE McMURRAY Nu Life Stories


OCTOBER 2003

1 (1) IMPROMP2 The Definition of Love
2 (7) JUEWETT BOSTICK It's Not So Easy
3 (2) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
4 (11) LARRY GOLD Presents Don Cello & Friends
5 (14) JON LUCIEN Live in NYC
6 (8) LEON WARE Luv’s Drippin’
7 (5) LEDISI Soulsinger - The Revival
8 (3) ROY HARGROVE presents THE RH FACTOR Hard Groove
9 (10) BARRINGTON Best Kept Secret
10 (13) TOWER OF POWER Oakland Zone

11 (4) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
12 (6) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt
13 (20) VENUS MALONE Pretty on the Inside
14 (-) ANTHONY HAMILTON Comin' from Where I'm from
15 (-) ARETHA FRANKLIN So Damn Happy
16 (12) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
17 (9) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul Part Three
18 (-) ERYKAH BADU Worldwide Underground
19 (16) DAVE McMURRAY Nu Life Stories
20 (17) DEBORAH BOND Day After


SEPTEMBER 2003

1 (-) IMPROMP2 The Definition of Love
2 (1) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
3 (4) ROY HARGROVE presents THE RH FACTOR Hard Groove
4 (2) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
5 (6) LEDISI Soulsinger - The Revival
6 (3) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt
7 (-) JUEWETT BOSTICK It's Not So Easy
8 (9) LEON WARE Luv’s Drippin’
9 (5) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul Part Three
10 (-) BARRINGTON Best Kept Secret

11 (-) LARRY GOLD Presents Don Cello & Friends
12 (7) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
13 (18) TOWER OF POWER Oakland Zone
14 (-) JON LUCIEN Live in NYC
15 (17) ALLEN & ALLEN Impressions
16 (-) DAVE McMURRAY Nu Life Stories
17 (12) DEBORAH BOND Day After
18 (10) DARWIN HOBBS Broken
19 (16) KEM Kemistry
20 (-) VENUS MALONE Pretty on the Inside


AUGUST 2003

1 (2) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
2 (1) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
3 (4) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt
4 (8) ROY HARGROVE presents THE RH FACTOR Hard Groove
5 (13) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul Part Three
6 (9) LEDISI Soulsinger - The Revival
7 (3) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
8 (6) JEAN CARNE Collaborations
9 (11) LEON WARE Love’s Drippin’
10 (5) DARWIN HOBBS Broken

11 (15) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do
12 (-) DEBORAH BOND Day After
13 (10) MILES JAYE Humanity
14 (12) THE ISLEY BROTHERS Body Kiss
15 (7) JOHNSON & BRANSON Packed & Waitin'
16 (16) KEM Kemistry
17 (17) ALLEN & ALLEN Impressions
18 (-) TOWER OF POWER Oakland Zone
19 (18) LES NUBIANS One Step Forward
20 (-) LUTHER VANDROSS Dance with My Father


JULY 2003


1 (1) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
2 (6) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
3 (7) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
4 (13) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt
5 (2) DARWIN HOBBS Broken
6 (3) JEAN CARNE Collaborations
7 (8) JOHNSON & BRANSON Packed & Waitin'
8 (14) ROY HARGROVE presents THE RH FACTOR Hard Groove
9 (12) LEDISI Soulsinger - The Revival
10 (4) MILES JAYE Humanity

11 (-) LEON WARE Luv’s Drippin’
12 (15) THE ISLEY BROTHERS Body Kiss
13 (19) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul Part Three
14 (10) R.KELLY Chocolate Factory
15 (5) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do
16 (11) KEM Kemistry
17 (-) ALLEN & ALLEN Impressions
18 (-) LES NUBIANS One Step Forward
19 (9) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
20 (16) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette


JUNE 2003

1 (1) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
2 (2) DARWIN HOBBS Broken
3 (5) JEAN CARNE Collaborations
4 (10) MILES JAYE Humanity
5 (3) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do
6 (-) EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise
7 (14) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
8 (6) JOHNSON & BRANSON Packed & Waitin'
9 (4) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
10 (12) R.KELLY Chocolate Factory

11 (13) KEM Kemistry
12 (-) LEDISI Soulsinger - The Revival
13 (-) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt
14 (-) ROY HARGROVE presents THE RH FACTOR Hard Groove
15 (-) THE ISLEY BROTHERS Body Kiss
16 (7) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette
17 (8) DONNIE The Colored Section
18 (9) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Intimate Moments
19 (-) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul Part Three
20 (11) FLOETRY Floetic


MAY 2003

1 (5) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
2 (1) DARWIN HOBBS Broken
3 (4) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do
4 (2) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
5 (10) JEAN CARNE Collaborations
6 (11) JOHNSON & BRANSON Packed & Waitin'
7 (3) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette
8 (6) DONNIE The Colored Section
9 (7) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Intimate Moments
10 (-) MILES JAYE Humanity


11 (9) FLOETRY Floetic
12 (-) R.KELLY Chocolate Factory
13 (-) KEM Kemistry
14 (-) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
15 (8) VIVIAN GREEN A Love Story
16 (12) KEITH SWEAT Live
17 (14) DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER This Is New
18 (13) MAYSA Out of the Blue
19 (-) LEON WARE Luv’s Drippin’
20 (17) NATASHA C. COWARD New Love


APRIL 2003

1 (4) DARWIN HOBBS Broken
2 (2) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
3 (1) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette
4 (9) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do
5 (-) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love
6 (5) DONNIE The Colored Section
7 (7) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Intimate Moments
8 (3) VIVIAN GREEN A Love Story
9 (8) FLOETRY Floetic
10 (19) JEAN CARNE Collaborations


11 (18) JOHNSON & BRANSON Packed & Waitin'
12 (14) KEITH SWEAT Live
13 (6) MAYSA Out of the Blue
14 (15) DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER This Is New
15 (12) NNENNA FREELON Tales of Wonder
16 (10) PEGGI BLU Livin' on Love
17 (-) NATASHA C. COWARD New Love
18 (13) KATHLEEN BERTRAND No Regrets
19 (11) WILL DOWNING Sensual Journey
20 (-) MIDNIGHT STAR 15th Avenue


MARCH 2003

1 (1) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette
2 (7) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
3 (4) VIVIAN GREEN A Love Story
4 (-) DARWIN HOBBS Broken
5 (10) DONNIE The Colored Section
6 (2) MAYSA Out of the Blue
7 (-) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Intimate Moments
8 (9) FLOETRY Floetic
9 (-) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do
10 (3) PEGGI BLU Livin' on Love


11 (5) WILL DOWNING Sensual Journey
12 (12) NNENNA FREELON Tales of Wonder
13 (8) KATHLEEN BERTRAND No Regrets
14 (-) KEITH SWEAT Live
15 (-) DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER This Is New
16 (6) LEDISI Feeling Orange But Sometimes Blue
17 (11) VARIOUS Organic Soul 2
18 (-) JOHNSON & BRANSON Packed & Waitin'
19 (-) JEAN CARNE Collaborations
20 (17) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love


FEBRUARY 2003

1 (2) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette
2 (1) MAYSA Out of the Blue
3 (3) PEGGI BLU Livin' on Love
4 (13) VIVIAN GREEN A Love Story
5 (7) WILL DOWNING Sensual Journey
6 (6) LEDISI Feeling Orange But Sometimes Blue
7 (11) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
8 (4) KATHLEEN BERTRAND No Regrets
9 (15) FLOETRY Floetic
10 (-) DONNIE The Colored Section


11 (9) VARIOUS Organic Soul 2
12 (-) NNENNA FREELON Tales of Wonder
13 (10) GLENN JONES Feels Good
14 (12) JULIE DEXTER Dexterity
15 (-) SYLEENA JOHNSON Chapter 2: The Voice
16 (14) KLOUD9 On Kloud 9
17 (17) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
18 (9) TONIA WOODS All That Glitters
19 (-) MIGUEL MIGS Colorful You
20 (-) BLAZE Spiritually Speaking


JANUARY 2003

1 (1) MAYSA Out of the Blue
2 (5) PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette
3 (2) PEGGI BLU Livin' on Love
4 (4) KATHLEEN BERTRAND No Regrets
5 (3) VARIOUS Organic Soul 2
6 (9) LEDISI Feeling Orange But Sometimes Blue
7 (6) WILL DOWNING Sensual Journey
8 (8) GLENN JONES Feels Good
9 (14) TONIA WOODS All That Glitters
10 (7) VARIOUS Cafe de Soul Vol 1


11 (17) VARIOUS ARTISTS Cafe de Soul 2
12 (10) JULIE DEXTER Dexterity
13 (-) VIVIAN GREEN A Love Story
14 (11 KLOUD9 On Kloud 9
15 (16) FLOETRY Floetic
16 (18) BRENDA HILLMAN Paper Boat
17 (-) INCOGNITO Who Needs Love
18 (12) ANN NESBY Put It on Paper
19 (13) CORNELL STONE Stoned
20 (19) FERTILE GROUND Seasons Change


The Serious Soul Chart is compiled by Soul Express,
listing the most worthwhile CD albums of the month.

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