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ISSUE 3/2002

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No. 3 / 2002


  • Quality Time
    The cream cuts of summer 2002 included tracks by Brenda Hillman, Peggi Blu, Natasha C. Coward, Norman Brown with Miki Howard, Julie Dexter, Gerald Albright with Chris Walker, and Park Place.

  • PEGGI BLU - Album by album
    Peggi Blu(e) has just released her third solo album - her first in 15 years. Read a brief introduction of Peggi's career so far as an album by album review: I Got Love (on MCA, 1980), Blu Blowin' (on Capitol, 1987) and the latest, titled Livin' on Love on Expansion this year.

  • The Soul Scale

    Anita Baker
    's Best of set is featured as our album of the issue. Other recommendable albums reviewed in this issue include the latest sets by Fertile Ground, Maysa (Leak), Ray Chew & the Crew, Angela Johnson and Glenn Jones.

  • THE SPINNERS STORY - Part 2: The Motown Years 1964-1970

    The second part of The Spinners Story features the Motown years of this celebrated soul vocal group, again complete with a discography and comments by the group members themselves, this time especially focusing on C.P. Spencer and G.C. Cameron.

  • ANGIE and the Soul Family Stone - The Interview with Angie Stone

    Angie Stone tells us about her relationship with the new legion of female artists like Jill Scott etc., her musical inspiration and greatest influences as well as about her future ambitions.

  • SOLOMON BURKE on a Fast Train

    Heikki Suosalo interviewed Solomon Burke while he visited Rauma Blues Festival in Finland. Solomon tell us about his latest CD Fat Possumand other important highlights of his career recently.

  • Deep

    Wilson Meadows comments his latest set Choices, and also interviewed in this column are Carla Thomas, Nadine and Pat Brown.

  • Jazz-Funk

    Two pages of smooth jazz CD reviews, the best ones this time being by Paul Hardcastle, Euge Groove, Patrick Yandall, Club 1600 featuring Rex Rideout, Norman Brown and Jonathan Butler.

  • Upfront Soul

    The Invisible Man by Park Place has been one of the most acclaimed "real soul" albums recently. On the neo-soul front, the new albums by Julie Dexter and Monique Miller impress our editor. Also reviewed this time are new CD's by Masters at Work, Dawn Robinson and Danyel.

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