Billy Paul Feelin' Good At The Cadillac Club

Billy Paul - Feelin' Good At The Cadillac Club (1968) {2014 Big Break Records Remaster}

Billy Paul - Feelin' Good At The Cadillac Club (1968) {2014 Big Break Records Remaster}
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© 2014 Big Break Records / Cherry Red / Gamble Records | CDBBR 0261
Jazz / Soul Jazz / Vocal Jazz / R'n'B / Philly Soul

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Grammy Award winner BILLY PAUL began singing at the age of 12 and sometimes performed on local radio shows. Drawing inspiration from his family's collection of 78's, Paul would incorporate Jazz, R&B and Pop into his style, resulting in a unique sound that became synonymous with Philadelphia International Records throughout the 1970's. Billy became well known on his local circuit, singing in clubs and later around college campuses all over the country, which later led to him performing live with some of the biggest names in black music of the 60's and 70's including Dinah Washington, Miles Davis, Nina Simone and Roberta Flack to name a few.
Billy Paul - 360 Degrees Of Billy Paul (1972) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR0175}

Billy Paul - 360 Degrees Of Billy Paul (1972) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR0175}
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© 1972, 2012 Sony Music / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0175
R'n'B / Soul / Philly Soul / Psychedelic Soul / Soul Jazz

2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the hugely influential Philadelphia International Records. To mark this, and following our reissue of some of the labels other acts such as the Three Degrees, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes and the O’Jays. We are pleased to present another album from one of the most identifiable voices of the Philly Sound. Billy Paul is a Grammy Award winning soul singer, most noted for his R&B and Pop #1 ME AND MRS. JONES from this 1972 album 360 DEGREES OF BILLY PAUL.
Billy Paul - Going East (1971) {2013 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0203}

Billy Paul - Going East (1971) {2013 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0203}
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© 1971, 2013 Sony Music / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0203
R'n'B / Soul / Philly Soul / Psychedelic Soul / Soul Jazz

Born and raised in North Philadelphia, PA, Grammy Award Winner, BILLY PAUL began singing at the age of 12 and sometimes performed on local radio shows. Drawing inspiration from his family’s collection of 78’s, BILLY PAUL would incorporate Jazz, R&B and Pop into his style, resulting in a unique sound that became synonymous with Philadelphia International Records.
Billy Paul - Ebony Woman (1970) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0142}

Billy Paul - Ebony Woman (1970) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR0142}
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© 1970, 2012 Neptune Records / Sony Music / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0142
R'n'B / Soul / Philly Soul / Vocal Jazz / Quiet Storm

2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the hugely influential Philadelphia International Records. To mark this, and following our reissue of some of the labels other acts such as the Three Degrees, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes and the O’Jays, we are pleased to present an album from one of the most identifiable voices of the Philly Sound. Billy Paul is a Grammy Award winning soul singer, most noted for his R&B #1 "Me & Mrs Jones”. EBONY WOMAN is a delightful Gamble & Huff produced 1970 album, which was later re-released in 1973. This BBR reissue sees the original artwork being used for a CD release for the first time.
Billy Paul - War Of The Gods (1973) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0184}

Billy Paul - War Of The Gods (1973) {2012 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0184}
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© 1973, 2012 Sony Music / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0184
R'n'B / Soul / Philly Soul / Psychedelic Soul / Soul Jazz

2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the hugely influential Philadelphia International Records. To mark this, and following our reissue of some of the labels other acts such as the Three Degrees, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes and the O’Jays, we are pleased to present another album from one of the most identifiable voices of the Philly Sound. WAR OF THE GODS reached R&B #12 and Pop #110 upon its release in 1973. Some of the artists backing Billy on this album are Bobby Eli, Bunny Sigler, Norman Harris, Leon Huff and Ron Baker.
Yarbrough & Peoples - The Two Of Us  (1980) {2014 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBRX0195}

Yarbrough & Peoples - The Two Of Us (1980) {2014 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBRX0195}
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© 1980, 2014 Island Def Jam / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBRX0195
R&B / Soul / Funk / Urban / Disco

Cavin Yarbrough and Alisa Peoples were childhood friends from Dallas, Texas who went on to have great chart success as an R&B duo through the 1980’s. While on tour as a backing vocalist with Leon Russell in the late 1970’s Cavin met the Wilson Brothers from The Gap Band, who in turn introduced Cavin to their collaborator Lonnie Simmons and his Total Experience Recording Studios who produced the duos debut album and later signed them to his Total Experience label, joining The Gap Band on the roster. Yarbrough & Peoples debut album, THE TWO OF US was released through Mercury Records in 1980 and quickly achieved both critical and commercial success. The album gained Gold status hitting the top spot on the Billboard R&B album chart as well as peaking at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Azteca - Pyramid Of The Moon (1973) {2013 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR0206}

Azteca - Pyramid Of The Moon (1973) {2013 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR0206}
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© 1973, 2013 Columbia / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0206
Rock / Jazz / Fusion / Funk / Latin Rock

A really special record from a really special group – one of two sublime 70s gems from Azteca – a wicked blend of jazz, funk, Latin, and soul – all put together by a young Coke Escovedo! Coke's ostensibly the leader of the group, but there's also a richly collaborative feel going on – a style that brings together jazz players like Tom Harrell on trumpet, Mel Martin on saxes, George Muribus on Fender Rhodes, and Flip Nunez on organ – and Latin players like Victor Pantoja on congas, Coke Escovedo on timbales, and Pete Escovedo on added percussion. In fact, the set's a key early example of the strength of the Escovedo family – and like their best later efforts, the set really stretches out and pushes the boundaries of conventional genres. There's also some great guest work from Lenny White on drums, Mike Nock on keyboards, and Neal Schon on guitars – and vocals are by a range of singers who really keep things fresh.
Charo And The Salsoul Orchestra - Cuchi-Cuchi (1977) {2014 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0259}

Charo And The Salsoul Orchestra - Cuchi-Cuchi (1977) {2014 Remastered & Expanded - Big Break Records CDBBR 0259}
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© 1977, 2014 Verse Music / Big Break Records / Cherry Red Records | CDBBR 0259
R'n'B / Latin / Disco / Soul

Maria del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza, professionally known by her stage name CHARO, is a Spanish-American actress, singer, comedienne and flamenco guitarist who was well known for her flamboyant style and her catchphrase "Cuchi-Cuchi.” Having married Latin superstar Xavier Cugat in 1966, who had taken Charo on as his protégé, this all round performer racked up a multitude of film and television appearances (alongside her musical career - she was voted Best Flamenco Guitarist twice in Guitar Player Magazine) throughout the 60's and 70's which helped to make her a household name in the U.S.A. Charo even had a spell headlining her own shows in Las Vegas.
The Salsoul Orchestra - Up The Yellow Brick Road (1978) {2014 Big Break Records Remaster}

The Salsoul Orchestra - Up The Yellow Brick Road (1978) {2014 Big Break Records Remaster}
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© 2014 Big Break Records / Cherry Red / Verse Music | CDBBR 0267
R'n'B / Funk / Disco / Philly Soul

BBR is proud to bring you UP THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD, the sixth instalment of our Salsoul Orchestra reissues. THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA was the brainchild of once MFSB member and legendary vibraphonist, Vincent Montana Jr. Formed in 1974, THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA, house band for the remarkable Salsoul Records, sometimes featured up to 50 members amongst its ranks including a number of former musicians from MFSB. THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA began an eight-year recording period in 1975 releasing eleven sensational albums during that time featuring production input from, Stan Lucas, Patrick Adams, Bunny Sigler and Tom Moulton through the years.
The Salsoul Orchestra - How High (1979) {2014 Big Break Records Remaster}

The Salsoul Orchestra - How High (1979) {2014 Big Break Records Remaster}
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© 2014 Big Break Records / Cherry Red / Verse Music | CDBBR 0270
R'n'B / Funk / Disco / Philly Soul

BBR is proud to bring you HOW HIGH, the seventh instalment of our Salsoul Orchestra reissues. THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA was the brainchild of once MFSB member and legendary vibraphonist, Vince Montana Jr. Formed in 1974, THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA, house band for the remarkable Salsoul Records, sometimes featured up to 50 members amongst its ranks including a number of former musicians from MFSB, and fused elements of Funk, Latin, Disco and Philly Soul into their compositions. THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA began an eight-year recording period in 1975 releasing eleven sensational albums during that time featuring production input from, Stan Lucas, Patrick Adams, Bunny Sigler and Tom Moulton through the years.