May 2017

#121 Spring Bank Holiday / Memorial Day 2017

The Face #121

This past week was Paul Weller’s Birthday, the anniversary of Gil Scott-Heron’s death, we also sadly loss Gregg Allman, the tragedy that struck our friends in the great city of Manchester, so it gave a lot of inspiration for this

#120 Northern Soul w/ Scott Birksted

#120 Northern Soul w/ Scott Birksted

The 120th Broadcast of The Face was MEGA! Brought back my good man Scott Birkstead for an all Northern Soul filled 2-hour special. All vinyl. Lots of classics, and a number of rarities as well. We had the Facebook LIVE

#119 I’ll Always Love My Mama

The Face #119

It was Mothers’ Day in America for the 119th Broadcast of The Face. Had quite a bit of Funk, Crossover, some Disco and more. Feature more tracks from the Virtue Recording Studios Compilation on Tramp Records, and through in some

#118 New Music, New York & Sharon Jones

The Face #118

The Face #118 was my first live show in 2 weeks after being back in England! Featured some new music, a few tracks to celebrate Sharon Jones birthday, and some NY soul as it felt appropriate coming home! Hope you

Various Artists – Virtue Recording Studios

Virtue Recording Studios

Label: Tramp Records Release Date: 5 May 2017 Rating: 4/5 Purchase: Vinyl & CD Deep soul mining from the archives has unearthed 18 quality nuggets from the career of musician, record producer and record label owner Frank Virtue. Born January 21 1923, Frank was