Thursday, September 1, 2022

K-tells Vol. 27

 K-tells Vol. 27

K-tells  Super Soul Hits - Super Soul Stars!

VA - Black Explosion - 24 Original Hits - 24 Original Artists (Ronco ‎BPR 2008 UK) (2021 Remaster) (1974)        Black Explosion was originally released by Ronco in the UK only in 1974.Features all the original unedited 7" single mixes, including a few hard to find tracks, with a CD running time of 76:08. Fully remastered.

VA - Black Music - 20 Original Hits - 20 Original Artists (Arcade ‎ADE P15 UK, ADE H GER, ADE H8 NED) (2022 Remastered Expanded Edition) (2CD) (1974)        Black Music was originally released by Arcade in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands in 1974.They each had different track listings. For this 2022 expanded edition, I have made a special 2CD set.

Disc 1 features the complete 20 track UK edition with a running time of 65:02

Disc 2 features 24 of the very best track selections taken from the Germany and Netherlands releases (not included on the UK version), with a running time of 79:41

Features all the original unedited 7" single mixes, including a few hard to find tracks. Fully remastered.

VA - Black Soul Music - 20 Original Hits - 20 Original Stars (Capri KCL 101 UK) (2021 Remaster) (1975)        Black Soul Music was originally released by Capri Records (a subsidiary of K-tel) in the UK only in 1975. Features all the original unedited 7" single mixes, including a few hard to find tracks, with a CD running time of 65:20. Fully remastered. 

Compiled as always using the very latest and highest quality digital remasters for superior sound quality and enjoyment.

Enjoy!

K

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Track lists

VA - Black Explosion - 24 Original Hits - 24 Original Artists (Ronco ‎BPR 2008 UK) (2021 Remaster) (1974)

01 Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:39

02 First Choice Armed and Extremely Dangerous (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 2:48

03 Wilson Pickett Soft Soul Boogie Woogie 2:40

04 Tony Clarke Landslide 2:16

05 Limmie & Family Cookin' A Walkin' Miracle 2:44

06 Jimmy Helms Gonna Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse 3:42

07 The Delfonics Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) 3:19

08 Gladys Knight & the Pips I've Got to Use My Imagination 3:28

09 The Whispers A Mother for My Children 3:12

10 The Dells I Can Sing a Rainbow / Love Is Blue (Original 1969 7" Single Version) 3:20

11 New York City I'm Doin' Fine Now 2:50

12 Sly & The Family Stone Dance to the Music 2:58

13 Barry White Honey Please, Can't Ya See (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 2:59

14 Jimmy Ruffin Tell Me What You Want (Original 1974 7" Single Version) 3:15

15 The O'Jays Love Train (Original 1972 7" Single Version) 2:59

16 Isaac Hayes Theme from Shaft (Original 1971 7" Single Edit) 3:16

17 The Stylistics I'm Stone in Love with You 3:18

18 Johnny Nash There Are More Questions Than Answers 2:50

19 O.C. Smith La La Peace Song (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:27

20 Billy Paul Brown Baby 4:36

21 The Main Ingredient Everybody Plays the Fool 3:25

22 Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes The Love I Lost, Pt. 1 (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:36

23 Johnny Johnson and the Bandwagon (Blame It) On the Pony Express 3:04

24 Aretha Franklin Soulville 2:26


VA - Black Music - 20 Original Hits - 20 Original Artists (Arcade ‎ADE P15 UK, ADE H GER, ADE H8 NED) (2022 Remastered Expanded Edition) (2CD) (1974)

CD1

01 Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting 3:16

02 Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:39

03 The Drifters Kissin' In the Back Row of the Movies 3:31

04 The O'Jays Love Train (Original 1972 7" Single Version) 2:59

05 The Staple Singers If You're Ready (Come Go with Me) 3:22

06 Sweet Sensation Sad Sweet Dreamer 3:22

07 Rupie Edwards Ire Feelings (Skanga) 3:46

08 Timmy Thomas Why Can't We Live Together (Original 1972 7" Single Version) 3:31

09 First Choice Smarty Pants 2:39

10 The Intruders (Win, Place or Show) She's a Winner 2:27

11 Barry White You're the First, the Last, My Everything (Original 1974 7" Single Version) 3:32

12 Jimmy Ruffin Tell Me What You Want (Original 1974 7" Single Version) 3:15

13 Mac & Katie Kissoon Sugar Candy Kisses 3:17

14 The Isley Brothers Summer Breeze, Pt. 1 3:07

15 Eddie Holman (Hey There) Lonely Girl 3:33

16 The Hues Corporation Rock the Boat 3:08

17 The Trammps Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart 3:18

18 Robert Knight Everlasting Love 3:00

19 Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back) 3:27

20 The Tymes You Little Trustmaker 2:51


CD2

01 MFSB feat. The Three Degrees T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia) (Original 1974 7" Single Version) 3:29

02 The Isley Brothers That Lady (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:14

03 Johnny Bristol Hang On in There Baby 3:25

04 Billy Paul Me and Mrs. Jones (Original 1972 7" Single Version) 3:41

05 James Brown Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine (Part 1) 2:48

06 Kool and the Gang Funky Stuff 3:02

07 Sly and the Family Stone I Want to Take You Higher (Original 1970 7" Single Version) 3:02

08 Rufus Thomas Do the Funky Chicken 3:17

09 The Three Degrees When Will I See You Again 2:59

10 Gladys Knight & the Pips Midnight Train to Georgia (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:52

11 O. C. Smith Little Green Apples 3:56

12 Johnny Nash I Can See Clearly Now 2:48

13 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Hey Joe 3:29

14 Swinging Soul Machine Spooky's Day Off 2:57

15 Joe Simon Step by Step 3:20

16 The Staple Singers Touch a Hand (Make a Friend) 3:25

17 The Three Degrees Get Your Love Back 3:24

18 The Trammps Love Epidemic (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 4:52

19 Mac & Katie Kissoon Sing Along (Original 1972 7" Single Version) 3:19

20 Euson Life Is on My Side 3:19

21 Isaac Hayes Theme from Shaft (Original 1971 7" Single Edit) 3:18

22 Sly and the Family Stone Dance to the Music 2:58

23 Curtis Mayfield Move On Up (Original 1971 7" Single Edit) 2:45

24 Gloria Gaynor Never Can Say Goodbye (Original 1974 7" Single Version) 2:59


VA - Black Soul Music - 20 Original Hits - 20 Original Stars (Capri KCL 101 UK) (2021 Remaster) (1975)   

01 Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting 3:16

02 Barry White Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 4:02

03 Love Unlimited Under the Influence of Love (Original 1974 7" Single Version) 3:21

04 The Isley Brothers It's Your Thing 2:46

05 KC and the Sunshine Band Sound Your Funky Horn 3:03

06 Dooley Silverspoon Bump Me Baby, Pt. 1 (Original 1975 7" Single Version) 2:34

07 Curtis Mayfield Superfly (Original 1972 7" Single Edit) 3:08

08 Cymande The Message 4:17

09 Gladys Knight & the Pips Midnight Train to Georgia (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:52

10 Sweet Sensation Sad Sweet Dreamer 3:22

11 George McCrae I Can't Leave You Alone (I Keep Holdin' On) 3:12

12 Don Downing Lonely Days, Lonely Nights (Original 1973 7" Single Version) 3:11

13 Mac & Katie Kissoon I've Found My Freedom 2:22

14 The Philadelphia Flyers Hot Line 3:16

15 Jimmy Cliff Wonderful World, Beautiful People 3:13

16 Ken Boothe Everything I Own 3:44

17 Greyhound Black and White 2:57

18 Timmy Thomas Why Can't We Live Together (Original 1972 7" Single Version) 3:31

19 New York City I'm Doin' Fine Now 2:50

20 Joe Simon Step by Step 3:20

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12 comments:

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    1. Hi doors97426.
      There is great music on these compilations. K has done a terrific job refreshing these.
      Cheers.

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  2. The hits just keep on coming! Thank you for your work, K and BB.

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    1. That right Simon, the hits just keep on coming.
      Enjoy all you hear.
      Cheers.

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  3. Loving the soulful memories...many thanks both!!

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    1. Hi Chrisd,
      Glad to hear and thank you.
      Cheers.

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  4. Thanks K another good one.
    KC and the Sunshine Band??????
    Hi BB

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    1. Hi lemonflag,
      K comments: Yes, KC had a number of black performers on this track:
      https://youtu.be/Xu02TQpB2YY
      Cheers

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    1. Glad you are enjoying this post, Stephen,
      Cheers.

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