Real Gone Music continues to reach out and fall great music that fell through the cracks over the years, including the Awakening’s ‘Mirage’ from Black Jazz
Take a step back into 1974, when hair was big and the jazz of Henry Franklin was bigger. Much is going on, be it soulful, swinging, soft, or just plain funky.
A reissue of Express Yourself, the 1970 album by Charles Wright and the 103rd Street Rhythm Band, includes sunny pop-soul hits and extended gospel-tinged psychedelic jams.
In 1972, journeyman soul singer Bobby Patterson released a minor soul classic, It's Just a Matter of Time, to little acclaim. With a first-ever vinyl reissue on Real Gone Music, it's just a matter of time before Patterson's album finds a new audience.
In 1981, Johnny Mathis cut an album with the Chic Organization. Columbia Records got cold feet and the project was vaulted for nearly four decades. Mathis talks to PopMatters about the missing piece that's finally been made part of his official discography.
Dr. Timothy Leary’s ‘Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out’ Soundtrack Receives an Enlightening Kaleidoscope Vinyl LP Reissue
A special limited reissue LP on kaleidoscope vinyl reveals the historical relevance of Dr. Timothy Leary's takes on philosophy, existence, and life in the 1960s, for the "soundtrack" to the indeterminable film Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out.
A new compilation has unearthed experiments in soul music made by pop legend Bobby Darin at his final recording home. Charles Donovan talks to its compilers/producers, Joe Marchese and Andrew Skurow.