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Greg Belson - Divine Chord Gospel Show
greg belson
Diggers Dozen Live Session
Back in 2017 L.A. based King of Gospel records Greg Belson blessed Diggers Dozen with this sublime live session of 12 jaw droppin', off the radar Deep Soul & Gospel 45's. A real treat of glorious dusty gems start to finish, selected from the Divine Chord vaults! Be sure to check Greg Belson's superb Gospel compilations out on Cultures of Soul & Luaka Bop Records. Also still available to cop the very killer #7 in the Diggers Dozen Mix CD Series from GB find it here.
Divine Chord Gospel Show
GREG BELSON'S dozen
Elois Scott - Broadway Love 1.
Elois Scott
Broadway Love
  Wondering Souls of Dayton, Ohio - The Jordan River 2.
Wondering Souls of Dayton, Ohio
The Jordan River
  The Princely Players - It's A Mighty World 3.
The Princely Players
It's A Mighty World
 
Singing Nurse Amanda Irving - I Heard A Voice 4.
Singing Nurse Amanda Irving
I Heard A Voice
  Floyd Family Singers - That's A Sign Of The Times 5.
Floyd Family Singers
That's A Sign Of The Times
  Danny Myers - Lord Plant My Feet On Higher Ground 6.
Danny Myers
Lord Plant My Feet On Higher Ground
 
Voice of the People - When I Look At The World 7.
Voice of the People
When I Look At The World
  Frank J. Garcia Jr. - No I Don't Really Want It 8.
Frank J. Garcia Jr.
No I Don't Really Want It
  Queen City Gospeleers - Soulful Praise 9.
Queen City Gospeleers
Soulful Praise
 
Mighty Clouds of McCullough - He's Right There 10.
Mighty Clouds of McCullough
He's Right There
  Christian People - I Shall Never Forget 11.
Christian People
I Shall Never Forget
  Evangelists - Walk With Me 12.
Evangelists
Walk With Me
 
Photo by Anno Leon
BOOGIE MONSTER
Diggers Dozen Live Session
Sydney's go to DJ and record supremo Boogie Monster recorded this beautiful third Diggers Dozen session last year over lockdown. He delved deep into the 45's selecting 12 rare heavy weight Low Rider Soul gems bringing this killer track after killer track mix, making it this months spotlight session. Be sure to listen to Boogie Monster's other two superb soul 45 sessions up on the DD mixcloud (links below).
BOOGIE MONSTER'S dozen
1.
The Differences
That Was The Day
  2.
Otto & The Sensations
Keep On Lovin' You
  3.
Ice Cold Love
Wonderful To Be Loved
 
4.
Teddy Cash
You Are So Wonderful
  5.
Jack & The Mods
Don't Wake Me Up
  6.
Apple & The Three Oranges
True Love Will Never Die
 
7.
Reggie Sadler Revue
Just Wait And See
  8.
Laurene LaVallis
Love Don't Change
  9.
Black Aces Of Soul & Eyes Of Ebony
Betrothal
 
10.
The T.M.G.'s
What Can I Do
  11.
The Si-Berians
Crying Baby Won't Help The Hurt
  12.
Quantrells
Can't Let You Break My Heart
 
TACO FETT - WAXWELL RECORDS
Diggers Dozen Live Session

A recent addition to the Diggers Dozen Live Sessions comes from Amsterdam's Waxwell Records! Co-owner of Waxwell - Taco Fett, selects an all Dutch Dozen for this super nice DD mix. Expect psych, smoked out jazz, Suriname funk and soundtrack Dutch only gems. If not already familiar with Waxwell Records the shop is located in the heart of Amsterdam (De 9 Straatjes), offering a vast selection of original vinyl - specialising in soul, funk, jazz, psych, hip hop and more. Always stacks of goodies to be found here! Be sure to visit them!

TACO's DUTCH dozen
1.
Boudewijn De Groot
Heksen Sabbath
  2.
Cochius
Indianenmars
  3.
1850
Patience
 
4.
Faith
Psalm 117
  5.
Ronald Snijders
Tori
  6.
Erwin Bouterse & His Rhythm Combo
Disco Party
 
7.
Oscar Harris & The Twinkle Stars
Twinkle Stars Boogaloo
  8.
Fred Van Zegveld
Dynamite
  9.
Reality
High Winds
 
10.
Five
Struck By Lightning
  11.
Ruud Bos (Naakt Over De Schutting OST)
Model Session
  12.
Billy Jones & The Stars
My Baby's Gone
 
James Pogson (Symphonical Records)
JAMES POGSON
Diggers Dozen Live Session
Possibly one of the deepest soul selections played at Diggers Dozen. The man behind Symphonical Records & Fantasy Love Records - James Pogson picked a dozen deep and rare soul gems for this insanely good DD live session recorded back in July 2017. As well as releasing modern soul & disco on Fantasy Love and reissuing soul & funk 45s on Symphonical Records he also runs Barcelona's summer monthly club night Reel To Reel focusing on funk, disco, boogie, soul. See links below for the extra science.
Symphonical Records
JAMES POGSON'S dozen
Jodesha & Star Ride - The Answer 1.
Jodesha & Star Ride
The Answer
  Unity & The Down Beats - Love Dream 2.
Unity & The Down Beats
Love Dream
  Climax Band - My Love 3.
Climax Band
My Love
 
Bilal Sabir - Changes 4.
Bilal Sabir
Changes
  The Ledgends - A Fool For You 5.
The Ledgends
A Fool For You
  Fred Williams - Tell Her 6.
Fred Williams
Tell Her
 
Georgette Blu - You Had A Dream 7.
Georgette Blu
You Had A Dream
  Boco - Running The Mardi Gras 8.
Boco
Running The Mardi Gras
  Satagans - Lovers To Friends 9.
Satagans
Lovers To Friends
 
Andrew Brown - You Made Me Suffer 10.
Andrew Brown
You Made Me Suffer
  The Guiding Lights - Lost In Sin 11.
The Guiding Lights
Lost In Sin
  Forrest Terry - Satellite Love 12.
Forrest Terry
Satellite Love
 
Yo-Yo Records London
Diggers Dozen Live Session

A recent killer addition to the Diggers Dozen Live Sessions comes from East London's Yo-Yo Records! Derek the owner selects 12 heavyweight Funk, Latin, Brazilian, Afro gems for this marvellous mix, which showcases the calibre of vinyl you can expect to find at the shop. If not already familiar with Yo-Yo Records, the shop offers some incredible vinyl, dealing in vintage US originals of Funk, Soul, Jazz, Brazilian, Psych and more. They're situated on Hackney Road, East London. Go check them out!

Yo-Yo Records dozen
1.
Nana Love
Talking About Music
  2.
Ray And His Court
Soul Freedom
  3.
The Crazy Men (Los Demetes)
Descarga Cuatricentenaria
 
4.
Orlandivo
Palladium
  5.
Banda Black Rio
Leblon Via Vaz Lobo
  6.
Trio Mocoto
Xamego De Ina
 
7.
Marcos Valle
Freio Aerodinâmico
  8.
Orquesta Riverside
En Casa Del Trompo No Bailes
  9.
Mirtha Y Ruiz
El Sueno De Andria
 
10.
Savoir Flair
Come On
  11.
Truth & Devotion
I Must See My Lord
  12.
Gregory Perkins Bowen
A Place Where We Will Always Be Young
 
Coco Maria
Coco Maria (Worldwide FM)
Diggers Dozen Live Session
Coco Maria digger & selector of all great records in the realms of latin & tropical music, joined us earlier this year in January behind the turntables at Diggers Dozen - Ace Hotel, London. Coco selected twelve South American and Caribbean rarities for this killer live Diggers Dozen session. Check her show Club Coco on Worldwide FM for more of these marvelous sounds!
Worldwide FM
Coco's dozen
1.
Sebastiao Tapajos & Pedro Santos
Intro / Himalaya
  2.
Pinduca
Sinha Pureza
  3.
Conjunto Baluartes
Ausencia de Paz
 
4.
Juan Pablo Torres
Son a Propulsion
  5.
Grupo Monumental
Tremendo, Tremendo
  6.
Super Combo
Patience
 
7.
Afrosound
Banana de Queso
  8.
Lucho y su Conjunto
Prende la Vela
  9.
Manuel Alvarez
Te Quiero Mary
 
10.
Les Leopards
D'L'Eau Coco
  11.
Na Gira do Preto Velho
Pai Joaquim
  12.
FA-5
Paso Sin Más
 
Dig This Way Records
DIG THIS WAY RECORDS
Diggers Dozen Live Session

Back in the summer of 2020 Italian label Dig This Way Records put together this marvelous Diggers Dozen session of super funky Afro rarities and impossible finds. Dig This Way focus on releasing lost and forgotten African pieces. Check their bandcamp for the full catalogue!

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DIG THIS WAY RECORDS dozen
Sun - Do The Right 1.
Sun
Do The Right
  Eddy Pollo - Money 2.
Eddy Pollo
Money
  Andy Moka - Dangerous People 3.
Andy Moka
Dangerous People
 
Ozobby Horn - Don't Stop Formular 4.
Ozobby Horn
Don't Stop Formular
  Mister Money Man & The Super - Wake Up Sera 5.
Mister Money Man & The Super
Wake Up Sera
  MFB - Boredom Pain 6.
MFB
Boredom Pain
 
Mighty Flamesw - Music Is The Answer 7.
Mighty Flames
Music Is The Answer
  Tony Ukate - Be A Leader 8.
Tony Ukate
Be A Leader
  The Believer's Rock Group - We Are Back Again 9.
The Believer's Rock Group
We Are Back Again
 
Sunny Ojegbalani Ofilli - Onwudinjo 10.
Sunny Ojegbalani Ofili
Onwudinjo
  Jerry Ella - Am Ka Mo Ye 11.
Jerry Ella
Am Ka Mo Ye
  Black Children - In Search Of Yesterday 12.
Black Children
In Search Of Yesterday
 
Mr Thing
Mr Thing
Diggers Dozen Live Session

UK's turntable wizard and record king, Mr Thing! joined us at Diggers Dozen back in July 2016 with this very killer dozen put together with that unmistakable Mr Thing flnesse. Recorded live at Ace Hotel, London.

Links: Mr Thing
BBE Records
MR THINGS dozen
1.
Karin Krog
I'll Wait For You
  2.
Jerzy Milian
Szkic Dla Choreografa
  3.
Eddie Palmieri
Condiciones
 
4.
Ed Lincoln
Se Voce Quiser
  5.
Kris Bravo
Fencewalk
  6.
Emphsis
Too High
 
7.
Chute Libre
Pénélope Au Balcon
  8.
Willie Hutch
Your Love Keeps Liftin' Me Higher
  9.
Albert Jones
Mother Nature
 
10.
Bobby Glenn
Hey Love
  11.
Claudio Aldi & His Orchestra
Sunglow 75
  12.
Biosis Now
Independent Bahamas
 
DJ MAGOS
Diggers Dozen Live Session

Back in May 2014, London - DJ Magos also Record Dealer / Record Shop Owner of Magos Records, Nicosia, Cyprus, selected this killer all Greek dozen of hidden psych, rock, funk gems for this very excellent Diggers Dozen live session recorded at The Alibi, Dalston.

Links: DJ Magos
DJ MAGOS' dozen
1.
Katie Homata / Giorgos Krimizakis
Hey, Psit
  2.
Northerners
Salouna
  3.
Peloma Bokiou
Carnation
 
4.
Lakis Jordanellis
You Are One And They Are Many
  5.
Aris San
It's Too Late
  6.
Bessy Argyraki
The World
 
7.
Petros Tzamtzis & Allou
Yes I Love You
  8.
Makis Kalavros & Sover Group
There Is Love
  9.
George Loukas
Try
 
10.
Vasilis Papadopoulos & Niyaz Ali
Rumi's Ciftetelli
  11.
Aris San
I Don't Understand Anything
  12.
Jean Robert
Latibonito
 
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