November 2016 SoulMusic Records Releases

November 2016 SoulMusic Records Releases

SoulMusic Records is proud to present the following new releases. Click each CD for more details (track listings, full information, order links):

Due on November 4 via and November 11 via
MELBA_MOORE_ANTHOLOGYMELBA MOORE: STANDING RIGHT HERE – THE ANTHOLOGY – THE BUDDAH & EPIC YEARS (SMCR-5144D) –  A sumptuous first-of-its- kind 2-CD set by the fabulous Melba Moore, spanning the renowned entertainer’s recordings between 1975-1980 for the Buddah and Epic labels. Included are all of Melba’s US charted hits during this exciting period of her career when she first rose to prominence globally.  


GLADYS_KNIGHTGLADYS KNIGHT: THE SOLO COLLECTION (SMCR-5145D) – A first-ever 2-CD set of the two albums “Miss Gladys Knight”  recorded for Buddah Records in 1978 and “Gladys Knight” recorded for Columbia Records in 1979 by the legendary singer in the late ‘70s.   Included are eight bonus tracks from the Columbia sessions.


October 2016 SoulMusic Records Releases

October 2016 SoulMusic Records Releases

SoulMusic Records is proud to present (4) new reissues due for release in October. Click each CD for more details…

Due on October 7 via and October 14 via


NATALIE COLE: I’M READY Expanded Edition (SMCR-5141)
The sole album recorded by the late and legendary Natalie Cole for Epic Records. The original eight-track 1983 album is supplemented by four cuts produced by famed musician Stanley Clarke which remained in the vaults until they were included in a ‘90s U.S. reissue of the original LP.


Due on October 21 via and October 28 via :
TAVARES_REMIX_PROJECT TAVARES: DON’T TAKE AWAY THE MUSIC-THE REMIX PROJECT (SMCR-5142) A specially-compiled CD of remixes of five of the major hits by international hitmakers Tavares by top European remix producer Ben Liebrand, four of which achieved major British chart impact when issued in 1985 and 1986 as well as a US disco version of “It Only Takes A Minute,” making its CD debut along with the Liebrand-penned instrumental “One Minute.”


RAMSEY_LEWIS-CoverRAMSEY LEWIS: HOT DAWGIT-THE ANTHOLOGY-THE COLUMBIA YEARS (1972-1989) (SMCR-5143D)  A luxurious 2-CD set by the legendary Ramsey Lewis, spanning the award-winning musician, producer and composer’s seventeen-year tenure with Columbia Records, featuring 37 tracks including all of Ramsey’s charted hits for the label, selected key singles and notable LP cuts drawn from among the eighteen albums he recorded for the label.


Due on October 28 via via and November 4 via
TOWER_OF_POWER  TOWER OF POWER: BUMP CITY/TOWER OF POWER Expanded Edition (WSMCR-5146D) Expanded editions of BUMP CITY and TOWER OF POWER, the first two classic albums by pioneering funk super group Tower Of Power as a 2-CD set with single versions of the hits, “You’re Still A Young Man” and “What Is Hip?”