L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdvVr2VXVNw&feature=youtu.be Cécilia - Chocolat From Cécilia - Si Me Olvidas Released on Saravah, 1983, France The way how some records reach a cult statut amongst a specific local digging scene is a complex processus, responsible for a lot of the excitement surrounding the hunt for records. We guess that, in every countries, if not every cities…Lire la suite L’AMOUR CHOCOLAT

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FRENCH STREET SOUL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoxhlfJYOb4&feature=youtu.be Albert - Fais Moi From Albert - Ahïa Released on RCA, 1991, France This is possibly the most "borderline" record we ever talked about on OYT (and some may rightly argue that we crossed a red line here) but we couldn't help it as we became slowly obsessed with the B-side of this 7"…Lire la suite FRENCH STREET SOUL

INTERNATIONAL LOVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvSopsDP17w&feature=youtu.be Grammacks International - Children Take Good Care From Grammacks International - Ou Pa Bon Cauchemard Released on 3A Productions, 1977, France There have been quite a lot  of French Caribbean compilation LPs or reissues since for a few years new, mainly focussing on Funk-influenced music, and it's still going on. We already discussed it…Lire la suite INTERNATIONAL LOVE

NIGERIAN GIRL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrbRuAKWBh0&feature=youtu.be Stella Monye - Sallie Girl From Stella Monye - Change Of Hearts Released on Tabansi Records, 1990, Nigeria Though you may have never heard of Stella Monye, the singer known as Samba Queen was quite a star in Nigeria in the late 1980's - early 1990's and is still highly respected by the Nigerian Music…Lire la suite NIGERIAN GIRL

UK STREET SOUL 4 EVER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMjb-NdS6vQ Soul Connection - Mystery Lady From Soul Connection - Rough & Ready Released on Intrigue, 1988, UK Soul Connection was formed in 1988 by two British guys : Earl Myers and Toyin Agbetu. Owner of Intrigue Records among other dance labels, Agbetu produced a huge amount of jazzy garage tracks in the early 90's;…Lire la suite UK STREET SOUL 4 EVER