Vincent The Soul Chef

I love music... any kind of music... as long as it's groovy.

After a decade of trial and error, here is the official website where I attempt to chronicle my forty year obsession with all things vinyl. I dedicate this endeavour lovingly and respectfully to each and every single cratedigger the world over, who has offered me education and inspiration either directly or indirectly. Without you, this site, much less my record collection, would cease to exist. Thank you and enjoy.

In The Beginning... (formerly known as Dateline: 1973)

After over forty years of hunting, I finally have my hands on the 45s my mother and uncles gave me when I was a child. This is just one of  the mixes I made recently with those old friends. Over two hours of 45s, 45 of them in fact, and a whole lot of memories. Enjoy.

01 Surrender-Diana Ross (Motown)
02 Time Is Tight-Booker T & The MGs (Stax)
03 Big Ladies Man-The People's Choice (Phil LA Of Soul)
04 Got Myself A Good Man-Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul)
05 Hey Love-Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
06 Gentle On My Mind-Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)
07 Nathan Jones-The Supremes (Motown)
08 Yes We Can Can-The Pointer Sisters (Blue Thumb)
09 Save The Country-The Fifth Dimension (Bell)
10 Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get-The Dramatics (Volt)
11 We Are Neighbours-The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)
12 Keep On Loving Me Honey-Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (Tamla)
13 I Pray Everyday You Won't Regret Loving Me-David Ruffin (Motown)
14 I Will Find A Way-The Jackson Five (Motown)
15 Don't Mess With Bill-The Marvelettes (Tamla)
16 Smackwater Jack-Carole King (Ode)
17 The Young Folks-The Jackson Five (Motown)
18 Funky Worm-The Ohio Players (Westbound)
19 Can't Get Over Losing You-The Delfonics (Philly Groove)
20 MisdemeanorFoster Sylvers (Pride)
21 Crazy Bout My Baby-Marvin Gaye (Tamla)
22 You Ain't Livin' Till You're Lovin'-Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (Tamla)
23 Be Thankful For What You Got-William DeVaughan (Roxbury)
24 Don't You Worry Bout A Thing-Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
25 I Don't Blame You At All-Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Tamla)
26 Hallways Of My Mind-The Dells (Cadet)
27 Skinny Legs And AllJoe Tex (Dial)
28 No Matter What Sign You Are-Diana Ross & The Supremes (Motown)
29 Sugar Daddy-The Jackson Five (Motown)
30 Treat Her Like A Lady-Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (United Artists)
31 Mr Big Stuff-Jean Knight (Stax)
32 Master Of Eyes-Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)
33 Floy Joy-The Supremes (Motown)
34 Cold Duck TimeLes McCann & Eddie Harris (Atlantic)
35 Something's Got To Change-Ray Charles (Tangerine)
36 Soul Finger-Bar Kays (Volt)
37 Tempts Jam-The Persuasions (Capitol)
38 Day Dreaming-Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)
39 Ready Or Not Here I Come-The Delfonics (Philly Groove)
40 Maybe Tomorrow-The Jackson Five (Motown)
41 Old Fashioned Love Song-Three Dog Night (Dunhill)
42 Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music-The Supremes & the Four Tops (Motown)
43 The Nitty Gritty-Gladys Knight & The Pips (Soul)
44 The Composer-Diana Ross & The Supremes (Motown)
45 Dimension 5-The Fifth Dimension (Bell)

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