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Dave Godin

Dave Godin

Until his death in 2004, Dave Godin was the doyen of deep soul, a veteran contributor to umpteen magazines and fanzines and the compiler of the magnificent Deep Soul Treasures series for Ace.

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James Brown: The Soul Of Mr. Brown

Interview by Dave Godin, Record Mirror, March 1966

JAMES BROWN has at last been to Britain. His all too brief stay had just about the maximum impact that it could have had. It ...

The Raelets, Ray Charles: Ray Charles and The Raelets In Concert

Live Review by Dave Godin, Blues & Soul, November 1970

THE ANNUAL concert featuring Ray Charles, his Orchestra and The Raelets is an event which usually draws S.R.O. crowds and this year was no exception. ...

Howlin' Wolf: The Dave Godin Column: Howlin' Wolf

Essay by Dave Godin, Blues & Soul, April 1969

I RECENTLY READ a most scathing and critical review of the new Howlin' Wolf album which has been issued in the States on Cadet-Concept (the ...

Nina Simone

Interview by Dave Godin, Blues & Soul, July 1968

ONE IS always apprehensive about meeting artists for whom one has a great admiration or burning passion – I deliberately avoided meeting the one and ...

Doris Troy: Dave Godin Meets Mother Soul

Interview by Dave Godin, Blues & Soul, February 1970

WHEN EDITOR John Abbey asked me if I would do a feature interview with Doris Troy to coincide with her forthcoming single release on Apple, ...

Dionne Warwick: The Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Dave Godin, Blues & Soul, May 1970

THE "PRINCE Albert Hall" (as Dionne so charmingly referred to it) is the most peculiar venue in London for a recording artist to play. ...

List of genre pieces

Deep Soul

Guide by Dave Godin, MOJO, December 2000

He’s helped turn on a new generation of fans to previously neglected soul stirrers. Now Dave Godin selects 20 of his favourite Deep Soul singers, ...

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