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THE A-Z OF THE BEST REISSUES OF 2013 PART 2.

THE A-Z OF THE BEST REISSUES OF 2013 PART 2. DAMON- SON OF A GYPSY. For any collector of psychedelia, if they’re lucky enough to find a copy of Damon’s Son Of A Gypsy, it becomes one of their most prized possessions. Finding a copy is another thing. Copies are rarer than hen’s teeth and …

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THE A-Z OF THE BEST BOX SETS OF 2013-PART 1.

THE A-Z OF THE BEST BOX SETS OF 2013-PART 1.  With 2013 drawing to a close, and a new musical year beckoning, it’s time to look back at the best music released during the year. Over the next few days, I’ll look back at the best compilation, reissues and new releases. Before that, I’ll pick …

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DONNY HATHAWAY-NEVER MY LOVE: THE ANTHOLOGY.

DONNY HATHAWAY-NEVER MY LOVE: THE ANTHOLOGY. Described by some as a musical genius, Donny Hathaway never got the opportunity to fulfil his potential. No. Tragedy intervened in Donny Hathaway’s life, when his career was cut shot in January 1979. Donny was just thirty-four. He’d released just a trio of solo albums between 1970 and 1973. …

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DONNY HATHAWAY-DONNY HATHAWAY

DONNY HATHAWAY-DONNY HATHAWAY While many artists enjoy long careers, Donny Hathaway’s career was tragically short. He only released three studio albums and one soundtrack album during his lifetime. However, during his short career, Donny Hathaway recorded some of the most beautiful, powerful and moving music you’ll ever hear. Donny’s debut album was Everything Is Everything, which was …

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DONNY HATHAWAY-EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING.

DONNY HATHAWAY-EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING. Sometimes, when people discuss the great soul singers, they forget about Donny Hathaway, whose career was tragically cut short. During his career, Donny Hathaway only released three studio albums, one soundtrack album and two albums with Roberta Flack. Donny Hathaway’s debut album was 1970s Everything Is Everything, which was rereleased by …

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DONNY HATHAWAY-DONNY HATHAWAY

DONNY HATHAWAY-DONNY HATHAWAY After listening to Lala Hathaway’s album Where It All Begins, I thought that I’d revisit her father Donny Hathaway’s eponymous second album, Donny Hathaway. Previously, I’ve written about Donny’s stunning debut album Everything Is Everything, released in July 1970. On its release, the critically acclaimed Everything Is Everything reached number seventy-three in …

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ROBERTA FLACK-KILLING ME SOFTLY.

ROBERTA FLACK-KILLING ME SOFTLY. In a previous article about Donny Hathaway, I mentioned how closely he had worked with Roberta Flack during his tragically, short career. I also mentioned how the pair were recording an album of duets just before his death. Ironically, the album that preceded Killing Me Softly, was an album of duets …

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DONNY HATHAWAY-EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING.

DONNY HATHAWAY-EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING. Sometimes, when people discuss the great soul singers, they forget about the artist I’m going to write about today. Granted he only released three studio albums and one soundtrack album during his lifetime, and two albums with Roberta Flack, but they were great albums, some of the finest you’ll be privileged …

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