Los Angeles Kent-Modern Soul Volume 2 Various Artists (Kent/ Modern)


60s Soul
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Here are 24 more tracks from the deep reserves of Kent/Modern 60s and early 70s soul. The selection is a thorough cross-section of the company’s favoured stylings – blues, funk, straight soul, jazz-tinged ballads and deep wailers along with a handful of appropriate soul dancers for those with a pulse.

Prolific performers like Z.Z. Hill, Johnny Copeland and Clay Hammond are alongside one-off 45 artists such as Jeanette Jones, Earl Foster and Chuck Walker. Walker’s little-known deep soul ballads open and close the compilation and there are stunning slow soul performances from Jimmy Bee and Venetta Fields. Blues meets soul with Larry Davis, Al King, Lowell Fulson and Millie Foster, whose version of ‘Rock Me Baby’ is sensual and previously unissued.

Moody, early soul dance tracks come from Bobby John and the Other Brothers, while uptempo offerings are sung by Z.Z. Hill, Vernon Garrett and Stacy Johnson. The newly discovered ‘Honey’ by Felice Taylor was penned by Steve Cook and Charles Tate of ‘Too Darn Soulful’ fame and gospel choir BPS Revolution contribute a terrific, largely unknown, mid-tempo LP track. Funkateers will undoubtedly dig the Rudy Love, Charles Taylor and Four Tees sides.



Track listing


Side 1

  • 01 I'll Be Standing By - Chuck Walker & the VIPs with Bobby McVay

  • 02 At Last - Jimmy Bee

  • 03 Hungry Children - Rudy Love & the Love Family

  • 04 Mighty Clouds Of Joy - BPS Revolution

  • 05 Honey - Felice Taylor

  • 06 Slow And Easy - Vernon Garrett

  • 07 Where She Att - Z.Z. Hill

  • 08 Don't Believe Him - Stacy Johnson

  • 09 Nobody But Me - The Other Brothers

  • 10 Like I Do (Take 16) - Bobby John

  • 11 Whole World Down On You - Larry Davis

  • 12 It's Getting Late - Al King

  • 13 Jodine - Earl Foster

  • 14 Then I Found You - Rudy Love & the Love Family

  • 15 The Good Side Of My Girl - Clay Hammond

  • 16 The Thought Of You - Jeanette Jones

  • 17 You're Still My Baby - Venetta Fields

  • 18 Rock Me Baby - Millie Foster

  • 19 What Is This World Coming To - Charles Taylor

  • 20 What The Heck - Lowell Fulson

  • 21 Funky Duck - Four Tees

  • 22 I Need You (Alt take) - Arthur K Adams

  • 23 Ghetto Child - Johnny Copeland & His Soul Agents

  • 24 Peace Of Mind - Chuck Walker & the VIPs with Bobby McVay

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