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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday January 9th, 2013 with Stephen Neale
Dave Godin`s Deep Soul Treasures

A journey through Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures: A 4 volume series, each individually released, between 1997 and 2004, on the Kent Soul label in London. Dave Godin was a music enthusiast whose passion for soul and R&B helped establish and propel the British desire for the music. These compilations have been a primary resource for not only me, but countless others who have relied on Godin’s knowledge and understanding on the genre to guide us into its heart and soul. Just like Jacques Emond, our friend and colleague, did here in Ottawa for jazz. Thanks, Jacques. The program tonight is dedicated to you. RIP.
According to the obituary that appeared in the October 20, 2004 edition of the Guardian, Dave Godin was Britain's most effective propogandist on behalf of soul music. We are not in Britain, but let's give a listen to his passion.

Deep Soul tracks - tonight on Roots and Rhythms....
I`m Never Gonna Live it Down
The Knight Brothers - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 1 - Kent Soul (Checker, 1965)
It`s All Over
Ben E King - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 2 - Kent Soul (Atco, 1964)
Thanks for Yesterday
Eddie and Ernie - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 3 - Kent Soul (Revue, 1969)
I'm A Lonely Stranger
Arthur Conley - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 4 - Kent Soul (Jotis, 1965)
Try to Leave Me If You Can (I Bet You Can't Do It)
Bessie Banks - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 1 - Kent Soul (Volt, 1974)
A Shell of a Woman
Doris Allen - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 2 - Kent Soul (Minaret, 1969)
Let Me Down Easy
Bette Lavette - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 3 - Kent Soul (Calla, 1965)
Just Loving You
Ruby Andrews - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 4 - Kent Soul (Zodiac, 1968)
Each compilation, with the exception of Volume 4, provides a few protests songs from the era.
Songs to Sing
Raw Spitt - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 1 - Kent Soul (UA, 1971)
Crying in the Streets (Part 1)
George Perkins & The Silver Stars - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 2 - Kent Soul (Silver Fox, 1969)
Is It Because I Am Black
Syl Johnson - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 3 - Kent Soul (Twilight, 1969)
My Deceiving Heart
The Impressions - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 3 - Kent Soul (Custom, 1969)
A Love That Never Grows Cold
Jimmy & Louise Tig and Company - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 2 - Kent Soul (Bell, 1968)
Have a Little Mercy
Jean Wells - Dave Godin's Deep Soul Treasures, Volume 1 - Kent Soul (Calla, 1967)